Interpreting the Loopy Meme

Jiyun Chung and Jodie Lee

Hey, Jets! Do you know who Loopy is? Loopy is a major character in Pororo the Little Penguin, which is a Korean animated children’s tv series. The show revolves around the adventures of a penguin named Pororo and his friends. Loopy over the past year has turned into a meme. A meme is a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by internet users. Watch Jodie and Jiyun as they explain the great influence surrounding the Loopy meme and it’s wild popularity.