Popular webtoons, web novels to turn into dramas before the end of the year


“The Law Cafe,” originally a web novel by author Noh Seung-ah, aired its first drama episode on September 5 and is currently airing on KBS. [KBS]

The webtoons “The Golden Spoon”, “Gaus Electronics”, “Unlock the Boss” and “Moonyou” and the web novels “The Law Cafe” and “The Forbidden Marriage” have all been or will be turned into K-dramas over the course of the second half of 2022, Naver told Webtoon Thursday.

“The Law Cafe,” originally a web novel by author Noh Seung-ah, aired its first episode on September 5 and is currently airing on KBS. The series stars actors Lee Seung-gi and Lee Se-young and depicts the romance between a prosecutor-turned-landlord and a tenant lawyer. The web novel surpassed 25 million downloads and was also turned into a webtoon which ran between 2019 and 2020.

Webtoon “The Golden Spoon” will begin airing as a TV series on MBC from September 23. It tells the story of a child who is born into a financially troubled household but becomes able to change his family after acquiring a golden spoon. Boy band BTOB’s Yook Sung-jae and Jung Chae-yeon will star.

“Gaus Electronics” will be made into a series on ENA and will be released on the small screen on September 39. The original webtoon by artist Kwak Baek-soo was a long-running hit, released from 2011 to 2019. It enjoyed popularity for its realistic depiction of the lives of office workers at a multinational electronics company.

“The Forbidden Marriage,” a web novel set in the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), is set to be made into an MBC series, and the webtoon “Unlock the Boss” into an ENA series.

Popular artist Cho Seok’s sci-fi comedy webtoon “Moonyou” will be made into a 4DX movie and will be released in local theaters on October 12. It tells the story of an astronaut left alone on the moon and was already made into a movie in China in July.

BY HALEY YANG [[email protected]]

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