– New drama Night Has Come paired with a series Squid Game made by Netflix.
This is not surprising because Night Has Come And Squid Game have quite similar story themes.
But whether Night Has Come able to achieve the same popularity as Squid Game ? Let’s read this article until the end.
Night Has Come released on Monday, December 4, 2023 on the U+Mobile TV Korea platform and several global platforms.
Genre drama thriller This teenage mystery was worked on by director Lim Dae Woong and writer Kang Min Ji.
The story of this drama begins with a field trip carried out by students from Yooil High School.
After arriving there, they were forced to play a mafia game which ended in real death.
Night Has Come played by a number of young actors such as Lee Jae In, Kim Woo Seok, Choi Ye Bin, Cha Woo Min, Ahn Ji Ho, Jung So Ri, and many others.
These teenagers are isolated in a training center and forced to follow the rules of a mysterious mafia game.
Reported by the team Kpopchart from the Xports News article uploaded on NAVER, Night Has Come is said to be a sign of the revival of works with the theme games death.
If you draw a genealogy of works in the death game genre, there are several examples in sequence including the film “Cube” (1997), then “Battle Royale” (2000).
Since then, various works in the form of films and dramas about death games have continued to develop.
There is the film “Saw” (2005), “Hunger Games” (2012), then drama Alice in Borderlands (2020), to the most phenomenal, namely Squid Game in 2021.
Since then, films and dramas with the theme of death games have become increasingly popular. Especially Squid Game which successfully proves the popularity of Korean death games throughout the world.
Trends Squid Game This looks like it will be continued by Night Has Come on to raise various expectations about the drama’s success K-death games .
In general, the theme of death games will focus on people who are forced to take part in death games in isolated spaces.
The diverse characters will give rise to friends and enemies, causing various tensions and processes of despair for the players.
Drama Night Has Come Structurally it fits well with the death game genre model as described above.
Plus something refreshing from the famous mafia game that is often played in everyday life.
This combination is what makes it Night Has Come to be special and different from most dramas.
Which is different and creates drama Night Has Come on Receiving various praises is the setting used in this work.
Usually in dramas like this, the game space is limited or even decorated in such a way, Night Has Come geniusly displays different things.
Created with a training center background, Night Has Come on presenting places that look more common and human.
Like in the first episode which shows a long hallway where everyone passes out and falls asleep at the same time.
Then there is a large auditorium which is a place where many participants fall because they fail and break the rules.
There is even a refrigerator which manages to make the audience feel cool and get goosebumps.
The unique location of this place creates something new and refreshing. Moment Squid Game managed to provide a new surprise, the audience will also focus on the training center which looks ordinary but holds a lot of mystery inside Night Has Come .
As proof of the audience’s enthusiasm, drama Night Has Come it was reported to have been exported overseas even before its release.
Night Has Come has reached audiences in more than 200 countries broadcast through global ott platforms such as VIU, Rakuten Viki, Amazon Prime Video, to overseas channels such as K-PLUS.
Night Has Come airs one episode every Monday to Thursday with a duration of around 30-40 minutes per episode.