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“Gyeongseong Creature” Receives Its First Spherical of Scathing Critiques

Viewers voiced disappointment over one particular a part of the Ok-Drama.

The primary a part of Ok-Drama Gyeongseong Creature, that includes prime stars Han So Hee and Park Website positioning Joon, premiered by way of Netflix on December 22, 2023…

“Gyeongseong Creature” | @netflixkcontent/Twitter

…and whereas the anticipation ran excessive, the net opinions amongst Korean viewers point out that a few of the launched episodes have fallen in need of their expectations.

| Rotten Tomatoes

A lot of the instant disappointment stemmed from the Ok-Drama’s unique soundtrack.

Specifically, the ultimate moments of “Episode 2” garnered some scathing opinions from viewers who discovered the ending theme music to be “fully misplaced.”

Is that this the perfect that Gyeongseong Creature might do for the ending theme music of Episode 2…? I truthfully thought I began taking part in one thing completely unrelated within the background accidentally.

— @imyourfan_k/Twitter

The music “Eternally” by EXO‘s Suho was deemed “good by itself…”

…however not for a Ok-Drama primarily based within the historic metropolis of Gyeongseong of 1945.

| theqoo
  • “TBH, ever since ‘Candy Dwelling’ featured BewhY for its soundtrack, I don’t even get mad now.”
  • “I imply, it’s new… for positive.”
  • “I feel it’s OK. Does it actually sound that misplaced? It does really feel like a music that performs on the finish of a film, when the credit are rolling up. However I don’t discover it too bizarre.”
  • “Is the music director normally good at what he does? I ponder what his intention was, haha.”
  • “No less than the music’s good. LOL.”
  • “Glad I’m not the one one who thought so.”
  • “It’s a very good music. It’d be excellent for a Netflix teeange rom-com or one thing, haha. However [for ‘Gyeongseong Creature,’] it does sound tremendous random.”
| theqoo
  • “Yo… This soundtrack is a bit too stylish for the present. LOL. For those who don’t get why this sounds bizarre… Consider it as, like, that one ‘Korea–Khitan Conflict’ present utilizing ‘ETA’ by NewJeans. That’d be method misplaced, too.”
  • “The music throws you off much more in case you hear it proper after you get by means of watching the entire Episode 2.”
  • “That is f*cking hilarious, LOL.”
  • “Critically. I used to be so thrown off. It began taking part in so randomly, too. Haha.”
  • “Seems to be just like the music director misplaced his contact… Total, the entire present was a bit disappointing to me.”
  • “That is humorous AF. I imply, the music’s good. However… LOL. And now I can’t cease eager about listening to ‘ETA’ mid-‘Korea-Khitan Conflict.’”
  • “LOL. How foolish. I ponder if it’s attempting to go together with how Gyeongseong 1945 was beginning to see the influences of Western tradition.”
  • “WTF? Haha. The entire present is a bit awkward. I feel it could be the enhancing? I don’t know. I watched as much as Episode 3 and stopped as a result of I couldn’t recover from how awkward it was. I like Park Website positioning Joon and Han So Hee… however the present’s a miss.”
  • “What the… The music is so misplaced, haha.”
  • “LOL. What even is that this? It seems like a relationship present soundtrack… in the course of a Gyeongseong interval present. And I believed it sounded very K-Pop male idol-y. I used to be proper!”

Along with the viewer opinions, Gyeongseong Creature acquired a few of its first critic opinions as effectively. Likewise, the critics shared dissatisfaction, too…

It’s a disgrace that ‘Gyeongseong Creature’ did not take advantage of out of its spectacular Gyeongseong setting. The present boils right down to a hide-and-seek within the restricted house inside Ongseong Hospital, which, then makes it not too completely different from the primary season of ‘Candy Dwelling.’ And those that have watched will perceive; The unique soundtrack was subpar. Will ‘Half 2’ make up for the underwhelming ‘Half 1’?

— MBC Reporter Kim Kyung Hee

…although, each the viewers and the critics remained hopeful and left room for the present to show issues round in “Half 2.”

| @netflixkorea/Twitter

Watch the trailer for Gyeongseong Creature right here.

Supply: iMBC and theqoo (1) and (2)

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