Military service is compulsory in South Korea and many deem it unfair that the band’s members have been allowed to put it off.
How K-pop and K-dramas are India by storm, resulting in Korean becoming the fastest growing foreign language in India on Duolingo.
The brooding men and the naive women are very much there but this multi-cultural production is also aware of current issues and even music.
The popularity of the Korean show highlights our relationship to debt and capitalism, but the contradictions extend beyond the show itself.
Despite the good quality of the English translation, a meaning gap inevitably exists between the original Korean and the English subtitles due to the untranslatable.
Like Parasite before it, Netflix’s survival thriller Squid Game dramatises the horrors of modern inequality and exploitation in South Korea – and shreds the capitalist myth that hard work …