Netlix Japan’s official Twitter handle unveiled a new trailer as well as Japanese dub cast for the forthcoming anime adaptation for Park Tae-joon’s Lookism Webtoon on Oct 26, 2022.
A new key visual was also revealed.
The Japanese dub cast includes:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Daniel Park
- Wataru Urata as Zack Lee
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Euntae Lee (Vasco)
- Daisuke Ono as Vin Jin
- Tsuguo Mogami as Duke Pyeon
- Saori Hayami as Zoe Park
- Natsu Yorita as Mira Kim
- Reina Aoyama as Crystal Choi
- Director: Kwang Il Han
- Art: Dae Woo Lee
- Music: Kyung-Hoon Han
The anime will hit the Netflix platform in Nov 4, 2022.
Lookism is a South Korean webtoon written and illustrated by Park Tae-joon. It is currently being serialized on LINE Manga and Naver WEBTOON. It began serialization in 2014 and has 8.7 billion views globally.
According to Netflix, “Just like the original webtoon, the story of the animated series ‘Lookism’ also deals with the subtle lookism and materialism present in the lives of people living in modern society. Unique character designers have breathed life into the main characters of the original manga, giving them vivid voices, dynamic direction and gorgeous effects. Through fascinating episodes with a slightly different feel compared to the original manga, this series will deliver excitement and new discoveries”.
Netflix described the plot of Lookism as:
In a society that favors good looks, a high school outcast leads a double life switching between his two bodies that are polar opposites in appearance.