Although the Opening Ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics seemed watchable by all ages, many Japanese TV viewers thought one segment should have been labeled: "Warning: not suitable for young children."
The Twitter frenzy was provoked by the appearance of a large bird-like figure with a stark human face.
The video feed for an international audience had a brief closeup of the white face, which led to the tweets of surprise and fear.
The bird figure, part of the Opening Ceremony devoted to explaining South Korean history and culture, came before the national delegations paraded into the stadium.
LDOCEには “a state of great anxiety or excitement, in which you cannot control your behavior” や “a time when people do a lot of things very quickly” と定義されています。