K-drama midseason recap: Racket Boys – Netflix sports comedy navigates tricky racial territory, but finds its ace in Lee Jae-in

//K-drama midseason recap: Racket Boys – Netflix sports comedy navigates tricky racial territory, but finds its ace in Lee Jae-in

K-drama midseason recap: Racket Boys – Netflix sports comedy navigates tricky racial territory, but finds its ace in Lee Jae-in

Sports and nationalism have long been wary bedfellows, as the makers of Racket Boys, the popular SBS badminton drama currently airing globally on Netflix, learned last month when scenes set in Indonesia riled viewers.In episode five, star player Han Se-yoon (Lee Jae-in) travels to the Southeast Asian country for a tournament. The show didn’t spend much time there, but over the course of just a couple of scenes, comments made by her coaches about the poor accommodation and training facilities…

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