The official Twitter handle for Netflix Anime revealed a new opening theme video for the upcoming Lookism anime on Dec 7, 2022.
The video features the main characters from the anime grooving to the opening theme song “Like That” by ATEEZ.
Lookism anime will hit the Netflix platform on Dec 8, 2022.
- Director: Kwang Il Han
- Art: Dae Woo Lee
- Music: Kyung-Hoon Han
Cast involved in Lookism anime adaptation include:
- Shim Kyu-hyuck
- Han Shin
- Ryu Seung-gone
- Jeong Jae-heon
- Nam Doh-hyeong
- Hwang Chang-yung
- Sa Moon-young
Lookism anime will also be getting a Japanese dub, where Yoshitsugu Matsuoka will voice Daniel Park.
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.