Netflix’s furor series contains some symbols that are discussed on the networks and you should know what they refer to.
The Squid Game is the latest content from the streaming service Netflix which became a rage among viewers and by the thousands of comments on social networks. Since September 17, users of the platform can enjoy its nine episodes, which contain a high level of tension and some symbols are observed that not everyone could decipher their meaning.
What is the series about? Official synopsis: “Several people at risk of exclusion and with serious financial problems receive a mysterious invitation to participate in a game. 456 contestants of all kinds and conditions end up locked in a secret place where they must compete in several games to win 45.6 billion won. It’s about traditional Korean children’s games (red light, green light, etc.), but the losers die. Who will win and what is the point of the game? “.
+ What do the symbols mean?
The creator of the Korean show, Hwang Dong-hyuk, was based on comics of the time and on his favorite childhood games, which he took to an extreme. In one of them we see the symbols circle, square and triangle in the masks of the caretakers of the place and on the back of the cards of each of the players.
These geometric figures are used in the squid game, very popular in South Korea, to draw the body of the aquatic animal on the ground. However, in the series the circle is used by workers, the triangle identifies the soldiers and the square corresponds to the supervisors. Hwang Dong-hyuk’s goal was try to replicate the society of your country based on conventional work structures.
The also director and developer found inspiration in Japanese comics such as Battle Royale, As the Gods Will and Alice in Borderland, which have a group of people who seek to save themselves financially by entering a game where the worst awaits some. If you haven’t seen The Squid Game, you can see its nine chapters now in Netflix.
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