As the Netflix drama “Hellbound” has become very popular recently, the website of the New Truth Society, a pseudo-religious organization in the show, in drawing attention.
On Nov 19th, which is the release-day of “Hellbound”, a website of the New Truth Society, a pseudo-religious group in the drama, was created. In the drama, Song So-hyun (Won Jin-ah), who is Bae Young-jae (Park Jung-min)’s wife, was seen logged on to the website of the New Truth Society.
On the first screen of the homepage is the introduction of Jeong Jin-soo (Yoo Ah-in), the 1st chairman of the Society, Kim Jung-chil (Lee Dong-hee), and Lee Dong-wook (Kim Do-yoon), the Arrowhead leader. Specifically, the bulletin board is attracting people’s attention the most.
The bulletin board, which only has a short notice telling people to “Confess your sins,” has become a place for netizens who have watched “Hellbound” to confess their sins. Some laid down their sins about love, “I fell in love with a married man”, “I miss the person I dated before”, “I’ve been in love with a man who is 5 years younger than me for 4 years. Can it be a sin to covet what you can’t have?”
There were people who confessed to lying, “I lied to my mom that I was going to school, but I hung out with my friends every day. I also told her that I was going to a study cafe”, “I wasn’t sick, but I pretended to be sick and used my vacation days.” There were also those who reflected on themselves, “I’ve never been a good son at this age, and I wasn’t a good friend to my friends.”
Besides, many netizens repented guilts that caused laughter such as “I refunded the gifticon I gave my ex-girlfriend”, “I put two pieces of meat in wraps while eating meat”, “I let a friend who was taking the CSAT listen to ‘CSAT banned songs'”, “I threw the Yoplait lid away without licking it off”…
Meanwhile, “Hellbound” tells the story of a supernatural phenomenon in which people are sentenced to hell without notice, and those who want to reveal the reality of the revived religious group New Truth Society.