Netflix series D.P. reveals harsh truths about South Korean military, and puts mandatory national service under the spotlight

It seems we have Kim Jong-un to thank for the fact that South Korea still demands conscription to its armed forces. And by extension, for Netflix series D.P. (Season 1 now streaming).Korean military service appears unlikely to be a hoot for anyone, not least Ahn Jun-ho (Jung Hae-in), who is transformed overnight from pizza delivery boy to defender of democracy – even though he joined up voluntarily. Nevertheless, he is lucky, avoiding some of the humiliation of, and physical attacks on, new…


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