It might be Black Friday, but few parents are probably amused by this dark humor.
The hit Netflix show “Squid Game” unsurprisingly inspired themed merchandise – though this Lego-style kids’ playset goes a little too far.
A “construction of Goldodo squid” [sic] Blocks… Fun Playset “of eight” popular characters “from” the most popular Korean movies on television ” [sic] Currently selling on Amazon for $ 19.99 and the promo photos feature toy guards pulling character figures from the series in front. Marketed as the “Best Gift for Squid Fans,” which manufacturer Goldodo is “confident your child will love,” the packaging claims the set is appropriate for children “6 and up” despite the bloody positions. of his figurines.
The set featuring characters pulled by each other is not the only “Squid Game” product Goldodo is currently selling on Amazon. While it’s not clear whether the company is licensed to sell merchandise for the TV show – neither Goldodo, Netflix, nor Amazon immediately returned The Post’s request for comment – it currently offers six games based on the heavyweight of a show.
The packaging of this toy is intended for children “6 years and older” despite the violent scene on its cover. Goldodo’s “Squid Game” TV show has become extremely popular since its premiere on Netflix.Netflix/. via.
These sets all feature characters created in the same Lego-like style and are priced from $ 18.50 to $ 35.99.
Other graphic products on the show that have recently made headlines include a famous “Squid Game” alarm clock from TikTok that wakes a sleeping head by blasting them.
The show was recently renewed for a second season. YOUNGKYU PARKIn “Squid Game”, desperate competitors face off in a mysterious and deadly survival game involving multiple childhood game series to win a huge cash prize. YOUNGKYU PARK
Merchandise from the Korean show – which recently lost its title of Netflix’s most watched series to newcomer “Hellbound” – was also a hit this Halloween when Amazon was chock-full of everything from “Squid”-inspired tracksuits on duty clothes.
The availability of the costumes did not imply their acceptability by the masses, however, a lesson Chrissy Teigen learned the hard way after hosting a “Squid Game” party that many locals online have called “deaf in tone.”
The event – which featured a maze staircase, bunk beds and large piggy banks filled with cash – gathered a prominent guest list, including “Pretty Little Liars” star Shay Mitchell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, but still received a lot of negative reactions for being a re-creation by the rich of a spectacle “rooted in the violence of capitalism”.