In South Korea, Japanese anime Jin-Roh is being turned into a feature film with Kim Ji-woon (The Last Stand) directing. According to Hankooki (via tipster Sang), actor Kang Dong-won is being floated as the possible lead.
Tetsujin 28-go is a Japanese manga and anime about a boy who controls a giant robot. You might know it as Gigantor. It was also released in South Korea, where the gentleman who owns this restaurant fell in love with the cartoon. Bless him.
Last year, the "Shutdown Law" was created in South Korea to prevent gamers under sixteen from gaming during a six-hour block at night. A year later, it's going to impact more than gamers under the age of sixteen. PlayStation gamers under 18 are getting screwed, too.
This week, South Korean politician Shin Eui-jin announced a bill that stipulated alcohol, online games, gambling, and drugs need to be strictly regulated. The reasoning? They are a source of addiction, the legislation argues.