Squid Game is a fascinating series that exploded into popularity last month. The Netflix series originates in South Korea and has a title that may seem vague to foreign viewers. Many people are curious about Squid Game‘s age rating and the level of violence in the series.

Squid Game has an age rating of TV MA. Players prepare for the second game in front of a wall painted with clouds.

‘Squid Game’ players prepare for the second game | Noh Juhan | Netflix

What is the ‘Squid Game’ age rating?

Squid Game‘s age rating on Netflix is TV-MA, which means that the series is for mature audiences only. According to TV Guidelines, this means that the program is “specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17. This program may contain one or more of the following: crude indecent language (L), explicit sexual activity (S), or graphic violence (V).”