‘Itaewon Class’ Japanese Remake Receives Disappointment From Viewers – Here’s Why


“Roppongi Class,” the Japanese remake of Park Seo Joon and Kim Da Mi’s “Itaewon Class” drew disappointment from viewers. 

Released on July 7 by TV Asahi and Netflix, the difference is among the many extremely anticipated exhibits in Japan since it’s primarily based on the webtoon turned Okay-drama that turned an enormous hit in Korea again in 2020.

However, the Japanese adaptation looks as if it’s not getting the identical response as the unique collection after netizens and viewers had been saddened and dismayed at the way it was portrayed. 

In a report, many complained in regards to the drama high quality of the TV Asahi’s “Roppongi Class” which was fairly removed from the unique. 

Roppongi Class

(Photo : Roppongi Class Instagram)

Itaewon Class

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As talked about in a report, Online communities had been evaluating the identical scenes in each dramas, criticizing the Japanese remake for its “poor performance.”

In explicit, viewers identified the slapping scene the place Jo Yi Seo, performed by Kim Da Mi, simply turned 20, and to rejoice it, she invited her pals to drink in Itaewon and was joined by some group of males. 

The identical scene was portrayed in “Roppongi Class” however viewers weren’t glad with the slapping scene, even calling it a “lame scene.”

Based on the report, netizens made harsh feedback saying that the actors’ “facial expression looks like an amateur.” In addition, some raised that “there’s a reason Japanese dramas are ruined.”

“Roppongi Class” forged stars Takeuchi Ryoma as Park Sae Roi, Hirate Yurina as Jo Yi Seo, and Araki Yuko as Oh Soo Ah. 

‘Itaewon Class’ Remains in Japan Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows

It might be recalled that “Roppongi Class” entered Netflix’s high 10 TV exhibits in Japan however was pushed out of the highest 10 because the collection continues. 

Currently, Park Seo Joon and Kim Da Mi’s “Itaewon Class” is in second place, subsequent to Park Eun Bin’s “Extraordinary Attorney Woo.”

Flix Patrol

(Photo : Flix Patrol)

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According to Flix Patrol, the unique collection has been in Netflix’s high 10 TV exhibits in Japan since July. 

Life After ‘Itaewon Class’ 

'Itaewon Class' Poster

(Photo : JTBC)

The webtoon-based collection skyrocketed the celebrity of lead stars, particularly Park Seo Joon, who at the moment created a serious buzz inflicting the “Park Sae Roi Syndrome.”

Although Park Seo Joon is well-known for his Okay-dramas “Fight for My Way” and “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim,” the Hallyu star’s reputation grew as “Itaewon Class” turned an enormous hit not simply in South Korea.

Following the large success of the collection, Park Seo Joon will return to the films and small screens. 

His upcoming tasks embody two motion pictures, “Concrete Utopia” and “Dreams” with IU. as well as, he may even have his Hollywood debut after formally becoming a member of the forged of “The Marvels” with Brie Larson. 

In addition, he may even have his Okay-drama comeback with Han So Hee for “Gyeongseong Creature.”

As for Kim Da Mi whereas “Itaewon Class” was her first Okay-drama, it was adopted by one other smash hit collection, “Our Beloved Summer,” with Choi Woo Shik. 

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