"Navillera" Webtoon / tvN / JTBC / "She Would Never Know" Webtoon

After 2018, 2019, and 2020 dramas based on webtoon, it is time to have a look at 2021! We've also opened the 2022 list here.

We often update the list, don’t forget to bookmark us for updates.

The list is divided into TWO PARTS, the confirmed dramas based on webtoon (this one) and the webtoons announced to be adapted in dramas sometime soon but with no confirmation of broadcast.

Here are dramas based on webtoon confirmed to air in 2021. Note that for some dramas in this list, they are not based on webtoon but a webtoon of the same story was released prior to their release.

 

1.  "All of Us Are Dead" / Schedule status: 2021 on Netflix

The webtoon named "Now at our School" (in Korean "지금 우리 학교는") by Joo DongKeun was announced to be adapted into a drama. It is a zombie related webtoon restricted to readers under 18 years old, written in 2009. It tells the story of those isolated in a high school where a zombie virus has been spread and those who are trying to save them.

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"Now at Our School" Webtoon / Snowball Ent. / DAZED

The drama will be a Netflix Original Korean drama under the title "All of Us Are Dead". The PD of the drama is Lee JaeKyu who worked on dramas such as "The King 2 Hearts" and movies "Intimate Strangers", "The Fatal Encounter", and "The Influence". Yoon ChanYoung and Park JiHoo were cast.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

2. "Yumi's Cells" / Schedule status: Second half of 2021

The webtoon "Yumi's Cells" (in Korean "유미의 세포들") by Lee DongGeon was announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the relatable story of YuMi an ordinary office worker in her 30s from the perspective of the cells of her head.

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"Yumi's Cells" Webtoon / Marie Claire

Studio Dragon and Studio N started the production of the webtoon with 3 billion views accumulated. The drama aimed to air in 2021. Kim GoEunAhn BoHyun, Lee YuBi, and Park JiHyun are cast. Filming will start in the first half of 2021.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English

 

3. "D.P." / Schedule status: 2021 on Netflix

The webtoon "D.P Dog Day" (In Korean "D.P 개의 날") by Kim BoTong is announced to be adapted into a drama named "D.P. (Deserter Pursuit)". It talks about a soldier who catches deserters.

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"D.P Dog Day" Webtoon / Netflix

In 2015, the webtoon writer first announced that it will be adapted into a drama. In 2020, it was announced that the drama will be a 6 episodes Netflix Original drama. Jung HaeIn, Koo KyoHwan, Kim SungKyun, and Son SeokKoo are confirmed.  The broadcasting day is not announced but it will be released in 2021.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

4. "Moving" / Schedule status: 2021

The supernatural webtoon "Moving" (in Korean "무빙") by Kang Full was announced to be adapted into a drama. A supernatural story about high school students and their parents who keep secrets that others don't know.

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"Moving" webtoon / IOK Company / BH Ent. / Blossom Ent.

The director Mo WanIl ("Misty" and "The World of the Married") is in charge. Jo InSung, Han HyoJoo and Cha TaeHyun are in talks.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

5. "Love Alarm 2" / Schedule status: From March 12

“Love Alarm” (in Korean “좋아하면 울리는”) by Cheon KyeYeong is a webtoon about people that want to know their true heart in a society where people use an app to find out who likes them.

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"Love Alarm" Webtoon / Netflix

Netflix already released the first season with Kim SoHyun, Song Kangand Jung GaRam in Summer 2019. The long-waited season 2 was released on March 12.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here for the season 2.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

6. "Nevertheless," / Schedule status: From June 19

The romance webtoon "I Know But" (in Korean "알고 있지만") by Jung Seo was adapted into the drama "Nevertheless,". It tells the romance of NaBi who doesn't trust love but who wants to date and of JaeEon who is tired of dating but who wants to flirt.

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"Nevertheless" Webtoon / JTBC

The director Kim KaRam ("The Vampire Detective", "Devilish Charm", "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency"), and writer Jung Won ("Necessary Dating Education") are in charge. Song Kang, Han SoHee, and Chae JongHyeop are cast. The drama will air from June 19.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

7. "Must You Go?" / Schedule status: From Feb. 26

The webtoon "Leave Me Not" / "Must You Go?" (in Korean "가시리잇고") by Park SunJae and RaHee was adapted into a web drama. It is a music fantasy romance drama about the love and dreams of young people in their 20s with a focus on Park Yeon, one of the three musical geniuses of Korea who comes from the past, Min YooJung, a modern girl who is busking, Lee Won a musician in the past century and currently a popular idol, and DoYoung an oracle in the past century and currently head of an entertainment agency.

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"Leave Me Not" Webtoon / SKY TV

SF9's Chani, Park JungYeon, N.Flying's Lee SeungHyub, and LUNARSOLAR's JiAn are cast as the lead actors. The drama is available on Seezn and the channel SKY.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

8. "Imitation" / Schedule status: From May 7

The webtoon "Imitation" (in Korean "이미테이션") written by Park KyungRan is adapted into a drama. It tells the stories of idols in the entertainment industry.

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KBS / @ddok3 Instagram

The drama started on KBS from May 7. Jung JiSo, ATEEZ's YunHo, SeongHwa, JongHo, and San, SF9's Chani and HwiYoung, U-KISS's Jun, T-ARA's JiYeon, ex-PRISTIN's LimNaYoung, Park Yuri, Ahn JungHoon, MinSeo, Boys' Republic's SuWoong, g.o.d's Danny Ahn and Shim EunJin are cast.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Check out the 6 differences between the "Imitation" webtoon and K-Drama here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English

 

9. "Navillera" / Schedule status: From March 22

The webtoon "Navillera" or "Like a Butterfly" (in Korean "나빌레라") written by HUN and JiMin is adapted into a drama. In "Navillera", an elderly man who starts ballet and a young man built a friendship through ballet. It tells the story of people who have dreams because we only live once.

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"Navillera" Webtoon / tvN

PD Han DongHwa ("Bad Guys 2" and "Miss Lee") worked on the drama. Park InHwan, Song Kang, Na MoonHee and Hong SeungHee are cast. It aired on tvN from March 22.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Have a look at the webtoon and characters here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

10. "Taxi Driver" /  Schedule status: From April 9

The webtoon "Deluxe Taxi" (in Korean "모범택시") (official English title "Red Cage") by Carlos and KeuKeu JaeJin was adapted into the drama "Taxi Driver". A special taxi company Rainbow Transportation and their deluxe taxi driver Kim DoGi complete acts of revenge on behalf of unfair victims.

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"Model Taxi" Webtoon / SBS

Lee JeHoon, Esom, Kim EuiSung, and Pyo YeJin are the lead actors. The drama premiered on April 9 on SBS.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English

 

11. "Hellbound" / Schedule status: 2021 on Netflix

The webtoon "The Hell" (in Korean "지옥") by Yeon SangHo and Choi KyuSuk is adapted into a drama with the working title "Hellbound". It tells the story that happens suddenly to humans when supernatural phenomenon events occur to them. It is unknown if it is a miracle or a curse.

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"Hell" Webtoon / Netflix

The drama will be a Netflix Original Series with 6 episodes. Director Yeon SangHo ("Train to Busan", "Peninsula", "The Cursed") is in charge. Yoo AhIn, Park JungMin, Kim HyunJoo, Won JinAh, and more are confirmed for lead roles. No release date was released yet.

Have a glimpse at the webtoon and the story, here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

12. "The Sound of Magic"/ Schedule status: TBA on Netflix

The webtoon "Annarasumanara" (in Korean "안나라수마나라") by Ha IlKwon was announced to be adapted into the Netflix drama "The Sound of Magic". It tells the story of Yun Ai who lost her dream of becoming a magician and is living in difficult circumstances. She meets a magician and gradually starts to want to realize her dream.

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"Annarasumanara" webtoon / KEYEAST / SALT / WAVES

The director Kim SungYoon who worked on "Love in the Moonlight" and "Itaewon Class" is in charge of the Netflix adaptation. Ji ChangWook, Hwang InYeop, and Choi SungEun are confirmed.

Have a look at the webtoon and the main characters here.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

13. “My Roommate Is A Gumiho” / Schedule status: From May 26

The fantasy romance webtoon "A Falling Cohabitation" (in Korean "간 떨어지는 동거") by Na was adapted into the drama called "My Roommate Is A Gumiho". It is about a 999-year-old gumiho (Korean nine-tailed fox) and a cool female university student born in 1999 who got to live together because she swallowed the gumiho's fox orb by mistake.

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iQIY / "A Failing Cohabitation" Webtoon

Jang KiYong and HyeRi are cast for this tvN drama with Kang HanNa, Kim DoWan, and Bae InHyuk. The drama premiered on May 26.

Check Koreans desired cast for the adaptation here.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Check out the 6 differences between the webtoon "My Roommate is a Gumiho" and the K-Drama here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English

 

14. "Mr. Robin" / Schedule status: 2021

The mystery thriller webtoon "Dr. Brain" (in Korean "Dr. 브레인") by Mr. Hong will be adapted into the drama "Mr. Robin". It tells the story of a genius scientist and the events he faces while accessing the brain of dead people.

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"Dr.Brain" webtoon / Esquire

Director Kim JiWoon who worked on "Illang: The Wolf Brigade" will be in charge. The drama will air on Apple TV with Lee SunKyun.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

15. "The Sweet Blood" / Schedule status: From March 24

The vampire romance webtoon "The Sweet Girl" (in Korean "달달한 그녀") by S and NalChi was adapted into the web drama "The Sweet Blood". The original story was changed. It tells the love story of a half-vampire and half-human high school girl who has to choose between her instinct and love.

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"The Sweet Girl" Webtoon / B-PLAY

Rookie actors such as Song ChaeYoon, Kim EoJin,Kim JiWoong, Cho EunHo, and Yoon DaYoung are cast. The drama started on March 24 on B-PLAY YouTube Channel.

For more about the drama and webtoon, check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

16. “Not Yet Thirty” / Schedule status: From Feb. 23

The female-centered romance webtoon "Born in 1985" (in Korean "85년생") by HyeWon was adapted into a web drama, the drama title is "Not Yet Thirty". It tells the mature romance and work of 3 women of 30-year-old who have become clever and smart enough but who like before still wander and sway.

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KakaoTV / "Born in 1985" Webtoon

CNBLUE's MinHyuk, Jung InSun, EXID's Hani, Song JaeRim, Cha MinJee, and Baek SungChul are cast in this KakaoTV web drama.

For more information about the drama, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

17. "Crime Puzzle" / Schedule status: Second half of 2021

The webtoon "Crime Puzzle" (in Korean "크라임 퍼즐") by Meen was announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of a criminal psychologist who murdered an influential politician and has been locked down in prison and of the crime analyst who lost her father because of him. They have an interview about murders that happened in prison.

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"Crime Puzzle" Webtoon / XSportsNews

Studio 329 will be in charge of the adaptation. Park HaeJin was in talks. Yoon KyeSang and Go AhSung are now in talks for the lead roles.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

18. "Oh ManSang and Prejudice" / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon "Oh ManSang and Prejudice" (in Korean "오만상과 편견")  by WanKyeol is announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of a man and woman who always encounters misunderstanding and prejudice.

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Ji HyunWoo Official / "Oh ManSang and Prejudice" Webtoon

The drama will air on Channel A. Ji HyunWoo and Song HaYoon received the cast offer.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

19. "She Would Never Know" / Schedule status: From Jan. 18

The drama "She Would Never Know" (also known as "Sunbae, Don't Put On That Lipstick", in Korean "선배, 그 립스틱 바르지마요") is based on a popular web novel of Elizeu published in 2017. JTBC studios and Jaedam Media released the first episode of the webtoon version (by Cafe Latte and Jinha) on Jan. 4- just a few days before the start of the drama. The drama is based on the webtoon which was released at similar timing as the drama.

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JTBC Studios x Jaedam Media / JTBC

"She Would Never Know" tells the complicated office love story of sunbae SongAh and hoobae HyunSeung who has a one-sided love for her. SF9's RoWoon, Won JinAh, Lee HyunWook, and Lee JooBin are the leads of this office romance. The drama aired on JTBC from Jan. 18.

For more information about the drama, you can check our cast and summary here.

Have a look at the weboon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Coming soon on Naver Webtoon Global Platform (TBC -Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, Taiwan, and France)

 

20. "Semantic Error" / Schedule status: 2021

The web drama "Semantic Error" will be the adaptation of the web novel "Semantic Error" (in Korean "시맨틱 에러") written by Jeosuri in 2018. The web novel was adapted into a webtoon in July 2020 (still ongoing with the illustrations from Enji).

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"Semantic Error" Web Novel & Webtoon

The campus BL "Semantic Error" tells the romance of the game developer Choo SangWoo and the designer Jang JaeYoung. The web drama will be produced by Raemongraein Production. They are planning to complete the production in the first half of 2021 and air the web drama this year. No actors were cast yet.

For more information about the webtoon, check here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

21. "At A Distance, Spring Is Green" / Schedule status: From June 14

The campus life webtoon "At A Distance, Spring Is Green" (in Korean "멀리서 보면 푸른 봄") by JiNyung is announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the real struggles of people in their 20s and the issues of university students. At a distance, their youth seems beautiful but if you look at it closely it is harsh.

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"Blue Spring From A Distance" Webtoon / KBS

Park JiHoon, Kang MinAh, Bae InHyuk, and Na InWoo are cast. The drama will air from June 14 on KBS.

Have a look at the weboon here.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

22. "Yeonmo/Affection" / Schedule status: Second half of 2021

The manhwa and webtoon "Yeonmo" also translated "Affection" (in Korean "연모") by Lee SoYoung was announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the exciting romance of the king who is a woman and the handsome men surrounding her in the romantic and fierce palace.

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"Yeonmo" Manhwa / Singles / Namoo Actors

Park EunBin, SF9's RoWoon, and Nam YoonSu are the leads for this historical romance of KBS.

Find out the cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

23. "High! Touch" / Schedule status: From Feb. 19

The webtoon and interactive web drama of "High! Touch" (in Korean "하이! 터치") are to be released simultaneously. It tells the story of second-year high school students going to their third year who can't miss out on their own path and dating.

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LETfilm

Former RAINZ's Seo SungHyuk, Han JiHyo, Jung JoonSung, and Park SeHyun are acting in this web drama.

Find out the cast and summary here.

 

24. "Island" / Schedule status:  Second half of 2021

The manhwa (manga) and webtoon "Island" (in Korean "아일랜드") by Yoon InWan and Yang KyungIl will be adapted into an OCN drama. It tells the story of monsters of Jeju Island which have been looking for opportunities to get rid of the human world for a long time and which started to target a chaebol heiress who arrived in Jeju Island.

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"Island" Webtoon / FANTAGIO / SBS

Here is the casting situation: Kim NamGil is confirmed, ASTRO's Cha EunWoo and Lee DaHee are in talks. The drama will air in the second half of 2021 on OCN.

Find out more about the drama and webtoon the cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

25. "Homework For The Heart" / Schedule status: TBA

"Homework For The Heart" (in Korean "마음의 숙제") will be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of LeeKyung who moved to LeeWonDong a neighborhood where everyone avoids and she met again her first love HoSeon who has become a vampire after disappearing 13 years ago

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"Homework For The Heart" Webtoon

Byun YoHan's agency denied the reports of him receiving a casting offer. The drama will air on JTBC.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

26. "So I Married the Anti-fan" / Schedule status: From April 30

The webtoon "So I Married the Anti-fan" (in Korean "그래서 나는 안티팬과 결혼했다") by JaeRim was adapted into a drama. It is the romance comedy of a top star re-writing K-Pop history and his anti-fan who is a magazine reporter, they have to live together.

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iQIYI / "So I Married The Anti-Fan" webtoon

At first, it was a book then it became a webtoon. The drama was filmed in 2018 with Choi TaeJoon, Choi SooYoung, and more. The drama premiered on iQIYI and Viki on April 30.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

27. "The Jinx’s Lover" / Schedule status: Second half of 2021

The fantasy romance webtoon "The Jinx’s Lover" (in Korean "징크스의 연인") by Han JiHye and KooSeul will be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of a man who sees his life of misfortune as his fate and who adapts himself to this life and of a goddess who jumps into the unknown world to lift the curse.

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"The Jinx's Lover" Webtoon / CUBE Entertainment

For the drama, the director Yoon SangHo is in charge. Na InWoo and SeoHyun are in talks.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

28. "Light On Me" / Schedule status: From June 29

The BL game "Saebit Boys High School Council" (in Korean "새빛남고 학생회" by DAY7) later adapted into the webtoon "Behind the Desks - Love is Addiction" by EVY (in Korean "새빛남고 학생회 고문입니다", literal translation "I am a Counselor of Saebit Boys High School Council") was adapted into the web drama "Light On Me". It is the teen romance of Woo TaeKyung who met his first love after he entered the Saebit Boys High School Council to make friends. It will tell the romance and friendship of the blunt and straightforward Woo TaeKyung, the cold on the outside and warm on the inside No ShinWoo, the school president and the most popular student Shin DaOn, and the mood maker NamGoong SiOn.

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"Behind the Desks - Love is Addiction" Webtoon / WHYNOT Media

The BL web drama is produced by WHYNOT Media ("Be My Boyfriend", "Best Mistake" season 1 and 2, "Kiss Goblin", "Single & Ready To Mingle", "One Fine Week", etc). Lee SaeOn, Kang YouSeok, (The Man BLK's) Choe ChanYi, (The Man BLK's) Ko WooJin, and Yang SeoHyun are the lead actors.

For more about the game, the webtoon, and the web drama, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

29. "Dark Hole" / Schedule status: From April 30

"Dark Hole" is not based on webtoon but a webtoon was released a few days before the drama release. Dark Hole follows the story of a city called Muji that is enveloped by black smoke, turning the city’s inhabitants into dangerous monsters. Detective Lee HwaSun investigates this phenomenon and joins forces with ex-detective Yoo TaeHan to fight the monsters.

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OCN / "Dark Hole" Webtoon

Kim OkVin and Lee JoonHyuk are the lead actors of this thriller drama.

You can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

30- "Hunting Dogs" / Schedule status: TBA

The thriller webtoon "Hunting Dogs" (in Korean "사냥개들") by JungChan will be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of three men who get entangled with each other due to debt and who try to get out of it.

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"Hunting Dogs" Webtoon / YueHua Entertainment / H& Entertainment

It will be a Netflix Original drama with 8 episodes. Director Kim JuHwan (movies "Midnight Runners", "The Divine Fury") is in charge of the adaptation. Lee DoHyun and Kwak DongYeon are in talks. They would start filming in the second half of the year.

For more information about webtoon and its characters, you can check here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

31. "Oh My Liqueur" / Schedule status: Second half of 2021

The webtoon "Drinker City Girls" (in Korean "술꾼도시 처녀들") by MiKkang will be adapted into the TVing web drama "Oh My Liqueur". It tells the stories of 3 women of 30-year-old who drink alcohol as their life religion.

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"Drinker City Girls" Webtoon / SiWon's Instagram / COSMOPOLITAN / EunJi's Instagram / SunHwa's Instagram

The drama will be produced in the second half of 2021 by TVing. Lee SunBin, Han SunHwa, Apink’s EunJi, and Super Junior’s Siwon are in talks.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

32. "History of Losers" / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon "History of Losers" (in Korean "찌질의 역사") by Kim Poong and Sim YoonSoo is announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of 20 years old boys who evolve into men. It tells the pathetic stories of them never getting mature.

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"History of Losers" webtoon / HB Entertainment

The drama will start filming and airing in the second half of the year. Jo ByungGyu is in talks.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

33. "Shadow Beauty" / Schedule status: Second half of 2021

The webtoon "Shadow Beauty" (in Korean "그림자 미녀") by AhHeum will be adapted into a Kakao TV web drama. It tells the double life of Goo AeJin, a school girl complexed about her looks but on her social media, she is a celebrity called Genie with over 770K followers.

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"Shadow Beauty" Webtoon / Kakao Entertainment

Golden Child's BoMin and Shim DalGi are cast. The Kakao TV web drama will have 13 episodes of 20 minutes. It will be released in the second half of 2021.

Webtoon links: Korean (age restriction over 15 years old) / Not officially available in English.

 

34. "Sometoon 2021" / Schedule status: From May 10

After "Sometoon 2020", it is time for "Sometoon 2021". The drama is based on the webtoon "Sometoon" (in Korean "썸툰") by MojitoMohawk. It tells different types of love stories in high school and university.

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"Sometoon" Webtoon / Seezn

The Seezn web drama starred members of A.C.E, NC.A, LUNARSOLAR, BLITZERS, etc. It started on May 10.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

35. "Delivery Knight" / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon "Delivery Knight" (in Korean "택배기사") by Lee YungYun was announced to be adapted into a Netflix drama. The story takes place in a dystopian future where the air pollution has become so serious that people only live out of delivery.

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"Delivery Knight" Webtoon / Kim WooBin's Instagram

Kim WooBin is in talks for the drama. The broadcasting date is yet to be announced.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

Extra: Choi WooSik and Kim DaMi are cast for a romance drama called "Us That Year". The drama will not be based on a webtoon. A webtoon showing their high school days will be created along with the release.

 

Don't forget to check the dramas of 2022 based on webtoon.

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Luh
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Luh
Aug 4, 2021 07:36 am

PLMDS VCS SABEM OUTRO LUGAR PRA LER O WEBTOON DE Saebit Boys High School Council??? NA QUELE SITE TEM QUE PAGAR,PFFF ME AJUDEM

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May 22, 2021 10:41 am

Actually, I'm hoping Lee Soo Hyuk to be casted as Kang Tae Mu.

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Aisy
May 17, 2021 02:52 am

Woah, RoWoon gonna film a lot of Dramas. Chani Hwiyoung RoWoon DaWon and all, SF9 FIGHTINGGGGGG

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nim
May 4, 2021 03:23 pm

yes!!!!!! YES!!!!!!!! YESDNFNDHDJDJDJDJDLDMDHDMSMD HOMEWORK OF YHE HEART...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!; DESERVED THIS MOMENT!NMMNNNN!??!!!!!!;;!; I CANNOT WAIT

HotaruKaleidos
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HotaruKaleidos
Apr 30, 2021 03:55 pm

OMG finally we are going to have the first adaption of a SuperString webtoon!!!! This multiverse is going to be so dope!! Embrace yourself Marvel! ÒwÓ

Cherry
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Cherry
Mar 29, 2021 08:30 pm

what about Snowdrop??

Irene Tamanisau
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Irene Tamanisau
Apr 25, 2021 11:14 am
Reply to  Cherry

Yes what about snowdrop

Angie
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Angie
Mar 26, 2021 07:07 am

Stan talent, stan SF9

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I'm a Fantasy
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I'm a Fantasy
Mar 19, 2021 08:18 pm

Chani, Hwiyoung, Rowoon!
Fighting SF9! HWAITING!
I'M EXCITED.

michan
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michan
Mar 19, 2021 08:16 pm

proves that rowoon is not a human, but a manhwa character that came out as human.😂😍
his first 3 dramas are webtoon based. I can't. Omg.

terry kim
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terry kim
Mar 19, 2021 08:15 pm

Must You Go?, She Would Never Know, Yeonmo, Imitation.
SF9 FIGHTING! STAN SF9!😍💕😭

KSW
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KSW
Mar 19, 2021 08:14 pm

4 out 25 of these has SF9 members as actors in it😍

PORORO
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PORORO
Mar 8, 2021 09:36 pm

Song Kang fighting !!! i love you

nikitasingh311996
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nikitasingh311996
Mar 4, 2021 05:10 pm

Park jihoon sarangee and fighting 💖💛💚

Finity
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Finity
Mar 4, 2021 02:07 am

Excited for island

Sennchoi
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Sennchoi
Jan 30, 2021 10:12 pm

Hell bound 😍

thoi
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thoi
Jan 25, 2021 03:24 pm

where is affection? kbs drama with eunbi and rawoo

Eropa
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Eropa
Dec 11, 2020 02:16 am

Deluxe Taxi has official english called Red Cage on Tapas.

yunhoisgod(ateez)
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yunhoisgod(ateez)
Oct 28, 2020 08:01 am

im excited for ateez to be in a show that isn't a survival or talk show.

Petakpop
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Petakpop
Oct 18, 2020 06:37 am

I hope 'the stories of those around me' will be one of webtoons adaptation in this year.... 

mushiromigal
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mushiromigal
Sep 29, 2020 12:52 am

Would be cool to have this live cast for Yumi's cells!

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Eropa
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Eropa
Dec 11, 2020 02:18 am
Reply to  mushiromigal

Sorry but why i think this picture made me laugh funny lol. Anyway IU is so pretty

Olivia
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Olivia
Oct 17, 2020 10:26 am
Reply to  mushiromigal

I agree. I think IU would suit the female lead role very well!!