Tuesday, August 03, 2010

[News Trans]Yonsama appeared as a zombie in the Japanese Animation, “High School of the Dead”?.. Netizens Bringing Up the Hate-Hallyu on the Internet.

reposted from suehan's blog

Seoul Newspaper, 2010-08-03 03:18 


The actor, who is very similar to Yonsama (Bae Yong Joon), appeared as a zombie and was killed in a Japanese animation. It soon became an issue.

The scene is in the 5th episode of “High School of the Dead” which was animated from the original cartoon, which has the same name as the animation, and it is being spread quickly through the internet by the netizens’ repostings.

Netizens who watched the video said, “His glasses, hairstyle, face line and clothes are very similar to Yonsama’s.” “It looked like they planned to use him in the animation because he appeared as an actor like his occupation in real life.”

Some netizens claimed that “Hallyu-phobia of the original writer of the cartoon and the director of the animation, who were proud of the Japanese cartoons and animations, was reflected completely”. 

“High School of the Dead” is being broadcasted by the cable company in Korea, the third episode was broadcasted so far, and the fifth episode which contains the scene in question is expected to be broadcasted soon.


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