‘Squid Game’ Doll at South Korean Park Draws Fans

South Korean fans of popular Netflix global hit series 'Squid Game' flocked to a park in Seoul, Tuesday, October 26, after a doll that featured in the show was installed there.

Younghee, a four-meter-tall replica doll dressed in orange and yellow, had been set up at Seoul Olympic Park, Monday, October 25, for fans in South Korea, Netflix's PR agency said.

It is planned to be on display until November 21, according to a park official.

Visitors were seen posing for photographs and playing a Korean traditional game featured in the show around the doll.

Squid Game has been watched by 142 million households since its September 17 debut, according to Netflix, the world's largest streaming service, helping it add 4.38 million new subscribers.

(Reuters)

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