Park Seo-Joon explains why playing ‘Park Saeroyi’ was a turning point


Park Seo-Joon explains why playing ‘Park Saeroyi’ was a turning point

Ratziel San Juan (Philstar.com) – November 17, 2020 – 7:16pm

MANILA, Philippines — Korean heartthrob Park Seo-Joon singles out his performance as Park Saeroyi in the K-drama “Itaewon Class” as the breakthrough moment in his acting career.

Previously dubbed by Korean media as the “master of romantic comedy” and “king of romance,” the actor famously played against type by landing the role of an ex-convict-turned-businessman in the hit series.

 

 

“Prior to the project ‘Itaewon Class,’ I have been continuously working, and whenever I commenced a new work, I have been really enjoying myself and also thrilled at the same time,” he told Philstar.com in an exclusive interview courtesy of international cosmetics brand BYS.

The show’s Netflix synopsis reads: “In a colorful Seoul neighborhood, an ex-con and his friends fight a mighty foe to make their ambitious dreams for

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Nintendo’s profit soars as pandemic has people playing games

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo, the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon video games, reported Thursday that its fiscal first half profit more than tripled as passed time while stuck at home during the pandemic playing games.

Kyoto-based Nintendo Co.’s profit for the six months through September soared to 213 billion yen ($2 billion), up from 62 billion yen a year ago. Six-month sales soared to 769 billion yen ($7.4 billion) from 444 billion yen.

Nintendo said more than 5 million units of “Super Mario 3D All-Stars” game software for the Nintendo Switch were sold during the period, and nearly 3 million units of “Paper Mario: The Origami King” were sold.


Earlier releases also continued to sell briskly, including “Animal Crossing: New Horizons,” which has now sold a cumulative 26 million units globally, according to Nintendo.

Nintendo’s online downloads and mobile sales also did well, it said.

Nintendo said it

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Playing Baby Computer Games – The New Parent-Child Tradition?

Imagine cuddling up with your small child to look at a picture book together that is interactive, musical, responsive and talks to you?

This is the experience that people are having who are engaged in that relatively new pastime – playing computer games with babies.

JumpStart’s Knowledge Adventure calls it “lapware”, Kiddies Games’ logo is “Hop on the lap and tap”, and Sesame Street’s “Baby and Me” opens with an animation of a baby monster hopping onto the lap of a Daddy monster to play the computer. Playing computer games with your baby is being promoted as a fun activity that a child and their caregiver can share together. And rightly so, because whatever the activity, physical, loving closeness is an important ingredient that infants need for healthy intellectual, emotional and physical development.

Reading a bedtime story to a small eager child is a tradition in many homes. As the … Read More