Lookism on Netflix is a Korean anime series about a high school student, Park Hyeong-seok, who is bullied for his obesity and appearance. Things start to change when Hyeong-seok finds a way to switch into a body that meets all of society’s expectations for a good-looking person. But can he really thrive in a body that is not his, and live a life built on duplicity?
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How Many Episodes Are in Lookism?
There are eight episodes in Lookism. The runtime of episodes averages between 22-30 minutes. You can check the complete list of Lookism episodes and their release date below.
- “Change”: December 8, 2022
- “New Life”: December 8, 2022
- “Friends”: December 8, 2022
- “Mom”: December 8, 2022
- “Kindness”: December 8, 2022
- “Recommendation”: December 8, 2022
- “Special Training”: December 8, 2022
- “Wall”: December 8, 2022
What Are the Critics Saying About Lookism?
Lookism does not yet have an official critics rating but has an average audience score of 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. The series also has a user score of 7.6/10 on IMDB. Viewers found the story to be relatable, heartwarming, and inspirational.
Brittany Vincent from Decider writes, “Lookism may be a webtoon instead of a novel, but its animated version leaves out too many details to be as much of an impactful experience as the original story. And not to completely miss the point of the tale, but ironically it simply looks cheap.”
Espinof’s Mariló Delgado says (translated), “Strikes a balance between its own style and the original, with the characteristic smooth and warm finish that conveys ‘slice of life’ in anime.”
Is Lookism Suitable for Kids?
Lookism is rated TV-MA, which means it is meant for viewing by mature audiences only. The content material is not suitable for children under 17.
How Can I Watch Lookism in Its Original Language?
Lookism is originally in Korean. To watch Lookism in its original language, set language settings to Korean with English subtitles from the menu options of your streaming device.