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How Squid Game Is Taking The Internet By Storm

Squid Game is currently the No 1 Show on Netflix and there is no doubt that it deserves it’s position. It has total no of 9 episodes and every episode will keep you on the edge of your seat.  Although it has many violent scenes it didn’t disappoint the binge watcher of series.

What Is Squid Game?

Squid game is a Korean series that hit the OTT platform Netflix  on 17 September 2021.  South Korean survival games has made each and every series lover to binge watch the whole series. It is a series where contestant b accept the invitation and by playing childhood games. Where the participants who are brought to play the game. Gamble their life in return of huge amount of money. The different games that are played in the series are Red Light-Green Light, Cutting out shape out of a honeycomb, Tug of war, The survival , crossing the glass bridge , and the final game is called squid game. The series is violent ,scary and full of suspense. Each and every character plays the role very well.

Characters In Squid Game

  • Lee Jung-jae plays Seong Gi-hun
  • Park Hae-soo plays Cho Sang-woo
  • Wi Ha-joon plays Hwang Jun-ho
  • HoYeon Jung plays Kang Sae-byeok
  • Anupam Tripathi plays Abdul Ali
  • Lee Yoo-mi plays Ji-yeong
  • Oh Young-soo plays Oh Il-nam
  • Heo Sung-tae plays Jang Deok-su
  • Kim Joo-ryung plays Han Mi-nyeo

Why Is It So Popular?

Netflix’s biggest original series launch is estimated to be worth almost $900 million for the streaming giant. More than 132 million have already watched some parts of the show in its first 23 days. The nine-episode thriller earned a 100% approval rating from critics at the aggregator major Rotten Tomatoes. The series is popular In Youth and also among middle age people. The reason why it is so popular  that you can see their memes on every big brand pages, their videos all over the internet. It is because of the content the producer came up with. The characters are catchy, relatable.  It is a mix of horror, suspense, emotion and thriller. Squid Game will make you ride a rollercoaster ride of emotion.

Meme Fodder

Squid Games series is not the only thing that is trending. Even the meme are quite popular. Not only among fans but also among brands . On Twitter and TikTok, the games the characters must play have been replicated dozens of times, particularly one challenge, in which the players must cut shapes — a circle, a triangle, a star or an umbrella — out of a “dalgona” candy, also known as honeycomb toffee. Contestants must cut their shapes from the candy, made from brown sugar, corn syrup and baking soda, without breaking it.
That has led hundreds of people on social media try their own honeycomb toffee challenges. TikTok has even made a honeycomb toffee filter so users can see whether they’d survive the “Squid Game” challenge.

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Ankita Gurung

Ankita is a writer & photographer with a degree in mass communication. Ankita expresses herself in entertainment and other related topics. A curious being who doesn't shy away from challenges. An enormous series and movies buff.