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After the success of the Netflix series Squid Game, another Korean drama has been getting a lot of attention. Credit: Netflix

After the success of the Netflix series Squid Game, another Korean drama, Hellbound has been getting a lot of attention.

Hellbound was released on 19 November on Netflix and many reviews said “I binged watch the whole season in a day”.

What is Hellbound about?

Hellbound is a satire of religious authority. Hellbound is a supernatural horror series about alternate earth, where supernatural creatures walk the earth.

The creatures will suddenly appear out of nowhere and drag it’s victims to Hell, they would often pick up humans like a piece of chew toy and absolutely destroys them.

Humans, on the other hand, demand reasons, causes, and messages, as demonstrated by the movie lines.

Individuals or organizations claim to be God‘s messengers at this time, misrepresent and monopolize the cause and message of the abnormality, and gain power.

People who have never seen God are today conducting religious business in God‘s name all over the world, earning money and gaining power, managing the lives of countless people.

Reviews

The show has gotten a 100% approval rate on Rotten Tomatoes (that’s very rare) and reviews said that the show was beyond expectation, while some said that it is too slow-paced.

There are currently 6 episodes on Netflix and only after a day of its release, Fans are already asking about season 2 as the show ended on a cliffhanger.

From episodes 1 to 5, you will be expected to find it a bit slow but the climax builds up so much in the last episode.

This show focuses a lot on human psychology and also speaks of the society in Korea today such as the law and how people are manipulated by religion.

The first season is like an introduction to the story and fans are hopeful in season 2.

If you are expecting an action show that is full of fight scenes, Hellbound might not be for you.

If you’re waiting for season 2 you have to wait another whole year, season 2 of the show is expected to come in the last quarter of 2022.

You can watch the trailer here.

If you’re looking for information regarding season 2 of the Netflix series Arcane, you can find it here.

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