For a video on her official YouTube channel, IU dressed up as office worker “Lee Ji Dong” to present the concept for her upcoming album LILAC–with a very flashy presentation.

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The presentation was bright and colourful, with large text making it hard to read. However, “Lee Ji Dong” had a good reason as to why she set it up like that: “Since she mentioned her intention to make a very flamboyant album, I tried to convey the flamboyant colors that IU aspires in the first screen of this PPT [presentation].”

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At one point, however, even she was having trouble reading it, making the staff watching burst out laughing.

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The final slide of her presentation featured Bonobono, a character from a manga series of the same name. When she was done, the staff commended her, saying she had prepared a lot, to which she replied, “In college, I used to be in charge of PPT for group assignments. I could knock one out in no time.”

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Her colorful yet messy presentation endeared her fans: many of them found it adorable, leaving comments calling it cute and praising her.

  • “Lee Jigeum is so damn hip…” (Lee Jigeum is IU’s nickname)
  • “I think it’s just a concept. Who would actually make slides like that unless they were a choding” (slang for someone childish).
  • “No… Those don’t look like slides made by someone who’s bad at powerpoint but rather a powerpoint expert who’s trying to hide her skills to the bosses… (source: was making my own powerpoint slides just now)”
  • “So damn.. cute”
  • “Honestly, I wouldn’t care as long as IU was on my team ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ”
  • “ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ ㅠㅠㅜ”
  • “Um.. Lee Jieun-ssi… something’s looking a bit weird in these…”
  • “It’s IU, I’ll carry the group project. All she has to do is just sit in the chair and that’d be enough honor for me ㅋㅋㅋ”
  • “Bonobono saying ‘thank you’ in her last slide ㅋㅋㅋㅋ”
  • “No, you can tell there’s some thought behind her design process.”

You can watch “Lee Ji Dong” give her presentation in the video below!