Webtoon-based dramas like “Mask Girl”, “Moving”, “The Killing Vote”, “Taxi Driver” and “Work Later, Drink Now” gained popularity
These webtoon-based dramas were not only enjoyable in their own right but also offered another layer of entertainment when compared to original webtoons, making them even more beloved by viewers.
For this reason, there are more and more webtoon-based dramas eagerly awaited by viewers.
Today, we introduce webtoon-based dramas that are scheduled to air soon.
1. A Good Day to Be a Dog / October 11th
MBC’s drama “A Good Day to Be a Dog”, which is set to premiere on October 11th, is based on the webtoon of the same name.
This is a work by Lee Hye, the author of “See You in My 19th Life”.
Starring Cha Eun-woo, Park Gyu-young and Lee Hyun-woo, “A Good Day to Be a Dog” tells the story of a woman who turns into a dog when she kisses, and a man who is the only cheat key to solve the curse but is afraid of dogs.
2. Doona! / October 20th
Based on the webtoon of the same name by Min Song-ah, the author of “Nano List”, this drama became a hot topic due to the meeting between Suzy and Yang Se-jong.
“Doona!” depicts the story of the ordinary college student Lee Won-jun and his meeting with Lee Doona, who retired after leaving behind her glamorous Kpop idol days and becomes his housemate.
It will be exclusively available on Netflix starting on October 20th.
3. Moon in the Day / October 25th
Scheduled to air as a follow-up to “The Kidnapping Day” on ENA, “Moon in the Day” is based on the Korean historical romance webtoon “The Moon that Rises in the Day” by Heyum.
The series tells the story of a man who is stuck in time after being killed by his lover, and a woman who has no memories of her past life and experiences time continuously.
It stars Kim Young-dae, Pyo Ye-jin, On Joo-wan and Jung Woong-in.
4. Vigilante / November
As a Disney+ original Korean drama, “Vigilante” is based on the crime webtoon of the same name by Kim Gyu-sam.
It follows a model student from the police academy who protects the law during the day, but at night lives as a “vigilante” and dispenses justice to criminals who evade the law.
It stars Nam Joo-hyuk, Yoo Ji-tae, Lee Joon-hyuk and Kim So-jin.
5. Daily Dose of Sunshine / November
“Daily Dose of Sunshine” revolves around Jung Da-eun, a nurse of the Department of Psychiatry, and the patients she meets.
It will be released on Netflix in November and stars Park Bo-young, Yeon Woo-jin, Jang Dong-yoon and Lee Jung-eun.
It is based on the webtoon of the same name by Lee Ra-ha, which has been serialized since 2017.
6. A Bloody Lucky Day / November
“A Bloody Lucky Day” is a TVING original drama based on the thriller webtoon of the same name by Aporia.
It depicts the story that begins when ordinary taxi driver Oh Taek gives a drive to a customer who offers a large amount of money, then realizes that he is a serial killer and begins to drive in fear.
The drama stars Lee Sung-min, Yoo Yeon-seok and Lee Jung-eun.
7. Sweet Home 2 / December
“Sweet Home 2” is a Netflix original drama based on the Naver webtoon “Sweet Home” by Kim Carnby. It is the sequel to the 2020 series “Sweet Home”.
The story continues as Hyun-soo and the survivors from Green Home try to survive in a new location, facing new desires, events and struggles, along with the emergence of new mysteries.
Actors like Song Kang, Lee Jin-wook, Lee Si-young and Go Min-si will return to reprise their roles.
8. Murder DIEary / 2024
“Murder DIEary” is a Netflix original drama based on the webtoon of the same name by Ggomabi.
It tells the story of a man who accidentally murders a serial killer and a detective who pursues him relentlessly.
The drama stars Choi Woo-shik, Son Suk-ku, Lee Hee-joon and is scheduled for release in 2024.