South Koreas Official Election Coverage Graphics Feature Game Of Thrones, Pokemon Go, Mortal Kombat, And More
On May 9, South Korea held its 19th presidential election after the previous president, Park Geun Hye, was removed from the presidency following a corruption scandal that rocked the country.
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But official election coverage from South Koreas major TV networks the public broadcasters KBS, MBC, SBS didnt show the simple percentages and pie graphs that one might expect as votes were tallied. Instead, the networks went all-out on some pretty intense graphics referencing dozens of pop culture memes including Game of Thrones, Pokemon Go, Detective Conan, Mortal Kombat, Show Me the Money, and more.