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…

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…