So Not Worth It a multicultural college sitcom set in Seoul

(From left) Han Hyun-min, Park Se-wan and Shin Hyun-seung in So Not Worth It. PHOTO: NETFLIX
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LOS ANGELES - The so-called Korean wave, or surge in the global popularity of South Korean culture, has seen a slew of K-dramas gaining international fans.

South Korean television comedies have travelled less well, but a new sitcom on Netflix, So Not Worth It, may be better equipped to bridge any "lost in translation" gap by virtue of its setting: a Seoul university dormitory full of international students with multicultural backgrounds.

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