Squid play doll actually exists in Korean village

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Netflix’s Squid Game real “Red Light, Green Light” doll oversees a horse-drawn carriage museum in a village south of Seoul, South Korea.

The giant and terrifying Netflix “Red Light, Green Light” doll Squid game is real, and you can find her standing guard a few hours south of Seoul, South Korea.

The South Korean survival show Squid game rocked the world when the series premiered on Netflix in September. The highly successful streaming show introduced audiences to a saga of killer kid games, a handful of innocent playground activities turned into a fatal life and death contest. The first of six games, and the finale of the series’ shocking first episode, was a twisted version of “red light, green light” in which a colossal children’s doll tagged the game’s losers, sentencing them to termination. It turns out the doll is real and belongs to Jincheon County in Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea, according to a series of photos shared on Instagram.


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The imposing Squid game doll is standing near the entrance to Macha Land, a museum that features horse carriages. According to the inhabitants of the village, it was the original doll’s house before the Squid game the production team borrowed it temporarily for filming. After filming was completed, the crew returned the doll to its post in Jincheon County, accessible by car or bus about 2-3 hours south of Seoul.

Considering the series’ worldwide success, the Jincheon County “Red Light, Green Light” doll has become a tourist attraction in its own right. However, as can be seen in the photos, the Macha Land keeper is currently missing a hand. In the show, the doll was complete. But when she returned, her right hand was gone without any explanation to the audience, as if the doll wasn’t scary enough already.

Chungcheongbuk-do’s original Overseer isn’t actually the only time the Keeper has appeared in the real world. Replicas of Squid game dolls have also appeared at a central station in Seoul and outside a mall in the Philippine capital, Manila. The first line was taken down after the site’s popularity sparked social distancing issues, but the second is still standing. The 10-foot doll even sings the song from the show, and her eyes light up red if she catches pedestrians crossing the street.

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Netflix recently announced that Squid game outmoded Bridgerton to become the streaming platform’s most popular series launch of all time, garnering over 100 million views in its first month alone. The show has become something of a cultural phenomenon, with audiences around the world forging a strong connection to the story of hundreds of contestants competing in deadly children’s games for a life-changing cash prize.

Source: Instagram Going through Koreaboo

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