The vampire web drama of B-PLAY (Bamboo Network) "The Sweet Blood" is based on webtoon.
The cast is composed of rookie actors. Song ChaeYoon previously acted in "The Tale of Nokdu" and "Rugal". Kim EoJin debuts in acting with this web drama, he is active as a model. Kim JiWoong debuted as an idol (former INX member under the stage name JiNam, pre-debuted group B.I.T and former ATEEN member under the stage name King) and he is debuting in acting with this web drama. Cho EunHo and Yoon DaYoung are also rookie actors debuting in this web drama.
You can watch the web drama on the B-PLAY YouTube Channel with English subtitles, for the links check the end of the article.
Here is more information.
The Sweet Blood (2021)
Title: The Sweet Blood / Daldalhan geunom / 달달한 그놈
Director: Ha HanMe
Writer: Hwang DaSeul based on the webtoon of S and NalChi
Runtime: From March 24
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
# of Episodes: 15
Vampires have evolved in the 21st century. They are no longer drinking human blood from biting their necks. They drink a special vine they make out of a little blood from blood donation bags. The Vatican made a special agreement with the human world to punish those who are illegally drinking human blood. The power struggle among vampires over the finest wine with the blood of great men started.
YeonSeo is a half-human and half-vampire. At her high school, MeoRu has such sweet blood that he is attracting other vampires. Will she follow her instinct or her love?
Song ChaeYoon as Son YeonSeo
YeonSeo is a half-human and half-vampire of 118 years (born from a human mother and a vampire father).
She works as a sommelier because she has naturally a good sense of taste and smell. However, she wants to escape from her father and become a human being someday because she hates him for using her mother's blood for his business. Her mother used to have the blood of great men suitable for the vampire wine.
One day, MeoRu who has the most irresistible sweet blood appeared in front of her.
Kim EoJin as Song MeoRu
MeoRu is an ordinary high school student who has a one-sided crush on YeonSeo. He does not know that he has the blood of great men wanted by vampires for their vines.
Even if YeonSeo keeps on putting an iron wall against him, she still cannot hide her attraction for him. One day, YeonSeo bloodsucked him and he found out that she was a vampire. His normal daily life took a shock.
Kim JiWoong as Yoon ChiWoo
ChiWoo came to Korea to persuade YeonSeo to keep working as a sommelier after a request. He is a troublemaker. He was YeonSeo's fiance 50 years ago so he can't ignore her.
He started to attend the same high school as YeonSeo and MeoRu to look for the blood of great men.
Cho EunHo as Do HyunJe
He is a werewolf send by the Vatican to investigate the mysterious murders involving vampires. While investigating the incidents by taking a fake job at YeonSeo's school cafeteria, he became involved with vampires and seemed to have found a clue to the incidents.
Yoon DaYoung as Kim SooJung
Kim SooJung is YeonSeo's friend. She is more interested in appearance than studying.
She loved to look at handsome HyunJe but when ChiWoo arrived, she does not know who to like more from these two handsome men.
Teaser & Posters
Here is the teaser.
Here are the official posters.
Where to watch
About the webtoon
The web drama "The Sweet Blood" (official translation) or "The Sweet Guy" (literal translation) is based on the vampire romance webtoon "The Sweet Girl" (in Korean "달달한 그녀") by S and NalChi. The original story was changed for the drama.
You can read the webtoon in Korean (not officially available in English). Have a look at it below.