3 Popular Webtoon Adapted K-Drama RecommendationsThe storyline of Korean dramas has received positive responses from the public. When the online comic or webtoon began to grow and gain popularity from fans, the director was motivated to bring it to the small screen.Sweet Home and True Beauty, 2 K-Dramas based on the popular webtoon (Photo: Netflix / tvN)
Along with the popularity of the webtoon, fans are always curious about the drama version. Fans want to see the character visualization and plot of the story that they usually only imagine when reading.
The following are 3 K-Drama recommendations from the adaptation of a popular webtoon summarized by Okezone:
1. True Beauty
True Beauty comes from a webtoon story entitled The Secret of Angel which is very popular on Naver and LINE. Since its release in 2018, the comic has been read more than 4 billion times and has gained popularity not only in Korea, but also in the United States, Japan, and France.
This drama True Beauty combines the romantic comedy genre, which is about a young woman who hides her real face with make-up makeup. When she entered high school, she fell in love with a man who liked her real face.
The drama, directed by director Kim Sang Hyub, has been broadcast since December 9, 2020 at 22.30 KST through tvN broadcast. The three main characters of True Beauty are played by Moon Ga Young, Cha Eun Woo, and Hwang In Yeob.
2. Sweet Home
This drama is adapted from a webtoon with similar titles by Youngchan Hwang and Carnby Kim. Sweet Home tells the story of terror in an apartment.
Cha Hyun Soo, who likes to shut himself in a room, is faced with a strange incident that happened in his new apartment. When the residents there turned into monsters, he and several other people tried to survive.
This drama directed by Lee Eung Bok has aired via the Netflix streaming channel on December 18, 2020 for 10 episodes. Sweet Home stars Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Lee Si Young, and Lee Do Hyun.
3. The Uncanny Counter
The Uncanny Counter is a drama adaptation of the popular web comic of the same name. This drama stars Jo Byeong Gyu, Yoo Jun Sang, Kim Sejeong, Yeom Hye Ran, and Ahn Suk Hwan.
The Uncanny Counter
The Uncanny Counter tells the story of a group of people who label themselves as Counter. They have a mission to hunt down all evil spirits, especially the spirits that roam the earth, and each of them has special skills.