Pengsoo. Photo: Instagram/giantpengsoo

Bigger than BTS? Why South Korea’s millennials fell for Pengsoo the giant penguin

  • With its unexpectedly husky voice and taboo-breaking behaviour, Pengsoo seems to have struck a chord with a generation of disaffected young Koreans
  • The children’s character for more mature audiences shot to stardom on the back of ‘off-the-wall’ TV appearances and its own YouTube channel
Topic |   South Korea
Pengsoo. Photo: Instagram/giantpengsoo