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‘Oneiric Theater’: IZ*ONE dazzles in 1st online concert

"Oneiric Theater', the first online concert of 12-member South Korean-Japanese girl group IZ*ONE, truly delivered on the promise of a unique virtual experience powered by AR (augmented reality) and XR (extended reality).
We are still recovering from IZ*ONE’s stunning rendition of Red Velvet – Irene & Seulgi’s “Monster” in “Oneiric Theater”. How about you?

“Oneiric Theater’, the first online concert of 12-member South Korean-Japanese girl group IZ*ONE, truly delivered on the promise of a unique virtual experience powered by AR (augmented reality) and XR (extended reality).

More than the virtual effects, however, it was the real talent of all 12 members that shone through. They took their fans — dubbed WIZ*ONE — on a magical journey across different thematic stages, performing tracks not just from their comeback EP “Oneiric Diary”, but also their previous albums.

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‘Peninsula’: ‘Train to Busan’ sequel conquers box office

In a remarkable feat in the COVID-19 era, the "Train to Busan" sequel "Peninsula" took less than four days to surpass a million moviegoers since its release in South Korea on July 15. Image credit: Well Go USA Entertainment
Image credit: Well Go USA Entertainment

Now this is a remarkable feat in the COVID-19 era. The “Train to Busan” sequel “Peninsula” took less than four days to surpass a million moviegoers. It was released in South Korea on July 15.

The Korean Film Council announced on the morning of July 18 that the film already has a total of 1,000,790 moviegoers as of 8:10 AM Korea time (7:10 AM Philippines time).

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Korean webtoon ‘D.P Dog Day’ to become Netflix drama

Image from the Korean webtoon D.P Dog Day. Image credit: Lezhin Studio
Image from the Korean webtoon “D.P Dog Day”. Image credit: Lezhin Studio

Netflix has confirmed production for the original drama series “D.P.” (Deserter Pursuit) in collaboration with director Han Jun-hee. “D.P.” is based on the Korean webtoon “D.P Dog Day” by Kim Bo-tong.

The Korean webtoon tells the story of a South Korean Army private assigned to a unit responsible for arresting deserters. In his job, he encounters confused young adults.

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