Korean YouTuber #SylviaKim reacts to the global success of SQUID GAME

Korean YouTuber Sylvia Kim gives us her take on the Netflix mega-hit Squid Game and tells us why interest in Korean culture is at an all-time high.

Squid game has over-taken Bridgerton as Netflix’s biggest series launch, with 111 million viewers in its first 28 days. The show’s success is another example of the Korean Wave, or Hallyu, of Korean culture that’s sweeping the world. In this Q&A Sylvia Kim talks about her memories of Dalgona candy, the true origins of Mukbang and why her country Korea is making her proud.

If you’ve got your own questions for Sylvia Kim drop them in the comments.

0:00 Intro
00:40 Did the global success of Squid Game surprise you?
01:12 Could you relate to any elements of the show?
02:09 How do you feel about the globalisation of Korean culture?
02:37 20 Korean words added to the Oxford English Dictionary
04:51 Outro

#Squidgame #Mukbang #Hallyu
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