Lookism, a Netflix original anime series is confirmed to be released on December 8, the series was originally scheduled to premiere on November 4 but it was postponed without reason. The series is being worked on by studio Mir.
The announcement came from the official Netflix Twitter account along with information about the production studio, the series’ director, and other key staff members.
The official announcement from Netflix Twitter updated the old key visual with a new release date along with an official trailer for the series and the entire list of cast members
You can see the updated key visual below:
The official key visual featured the main characters of the series, including Park Hyung Suk, Lee Eun Tae, Lee Jin Sung, Park Ha-Neul, and Pyeon Duk-Hwa.
The series is listed as an action, drama series with a supernatural twist, the series is filled with lots of drama and plenty of action.
The official list of cast members includes Takeuchi Shunsuke as Lee Eun Tee, Yoshisugu Matsouka as Park Hyung Suk, Wataru Urata as Lee Jin Sung, Saori Hayami as Park Ha-Neul, Reina Aoyama as Choi Suu Jung, Natsu Yorita as Kim Mi Jin, and Daisuke Ono as Jin Ho Bin.
The key staff members were revealed as Kwang Il Han as the series’ director, ATEEZ for the theme song performance, Han Kyung-Hoon in charge of music, and Park Tae Jun as the original creator.
Lookism Anime Official Trailer
The series trailer gave a somewhat similar vibe to Sakamoto, with a handsome guy as the main lead and every other guy in the class being jealous of him, not the mention the series had massive webtoon vibes as if it was some manga edit.
The character designs were also incredible, the character movement was well done and the voice of the characters seemed to fit really well.
Seeing as this show is made by Netflix and an unknown studio, the trailer doesn’t look half bad.
The plot of Lookism Anime
The series follows Park Hyung Suk who is always overseen due to his physical appearance, one day he wakes up in the body of a complete model and realizes that he has the ability to wake up in another body as if he cycles through them each time he wakes up.
He sets out to make a name for himself in his improved physique and protect others like him who are bullied by others.
He realizes that despite his improved physique, he’s still the same person. He continues his journey to improve himself.
About the series
Lookism is a Korean webtoon series written and illustrated by Park Tae Joon, the series first began publishing on November 2014 on the Naver Webtoon platform. The series currently has over 400 chapters in circulation.
Frequently Asked Question
No, Lookism is a north Korean webtoon series by Park Tae Joon. The series cast for this Japanese series are all Japanese.
Lookism is a Netflix ONA series, it will only air on Netflix and be freely available to all users.
Source: Netflix Twitter