South Korea’s Soft Power strategy that led Netflix’s Original drama “Squid Game” – A Global Hit Following BTS! [in Japanese]
DateDec. 17th, 2021
AuthorKwon, Yongseok
Summary Seong Gi-hun, in The Squid Game, portrays a reality in which even an ordinary middle-class worker can fall to the bottom of the pyramid after being laid off, following the failure of his business. In an interview, the series director said that he wanted to make the squid game "an allegory of modern capitalist society, while the masked administrators of the game are the "invisible hand" of capitalism.