The South Korean series “The Squid Game” premiered on September 17 on Netflix and has quickly become a mass phenomenon. The most watched series in many countries around the world, including Spain. Of course, sometimes success brings unexpected consequences. This is what has happened to a man, who reports that he receives no more and no less than 4,000 calls a day because of “The Squid Game .”
To understand what this is all about, we go step by step. The synopsis of the series is very simple: 456 people with financial problems agree to participate in a series of children’s games to win 45.6 billion won .
In the first episode, Ki-hoo, the main character, is given a card with a phone number engraved on the back . The problem is that the digits do belong to a user’s phone line, and what has happened is that many of the followers of “The Squid Game” do not stop calling and sending messages.
The man prefers to remain anonymous, but, as he has explained to local media, he is receiving messages and calls 24/7, to the point that it is impossible for him to continue with his daily life . It’s the phone number he’s had for a decade, and he’s about to change it. They call him about 4,000 times a day and at first he did not understand why since he has not seen the series, until someone told him.
“The Squid Game” will have a second season?
Following this news, it is worth talking about whether or not the series will have a second season. There is no doubt that he has broken different records and, in addition, the end of the first part leaves a very clear door open .
For now Netflix has not confirmed the renewal, but everything indicates that it will do so in the coming weeks. Of course, if so, “The Squid Game” will not return until early 2023 .