The summer of 2022 will be an exciting time for K-drama fans, as three romance dramas based on popular webtoons will be released. “Jinxed At First,” “The Law Cafe,” and “Yumi’s Cells 2” all have a fan strong base from their original works, and talented actors were cast to play the characters in the drama adaptations.
1. Jinxed At First
“Jinxed At First” is based on the romance webtoon “The Jinx’s Lover.” The drama tells the story of a man who lives an unlucky life selling fish in the market and a goddess of luck who has been locked up since her childhood, then escapes to break the man’s curse.
In the drama “Jinxed At First,” Na In-Woo plays the male protagonist, Gong Soo-Kwang, and Seohyun plays the female lead, Lee Seul-Bi. The director stated that the drama would be heartwarming for the audience. The first episode of “Jinxed At First” will air on June 15th, 2022, and the drama will have a total of 16 episodes.
2. The Law Cafe
“The Law Cafe” is based on the web novel and webtoon “Love According to Law.” It tells the story of a former lawyer who opens her own coffee shop, labeled “Law Cafe.” While signing the lease, she finds out that the landlord is a high school classmate who was once known as a brilliant prosecutor.
Lee Se-Young plays the protagonist, Kim Yu-Ri, in the drama, while Lee Seung-Gi plays the male lead, Kim Jung-Ho. “The Law Cafe” is set to premiere on August 29th, 2022, with a total of 16 episodes.
3. Yumi’s Cells 2
“Yumi’s Cells 2,” the second season of the “Yumi’s Cells” series, is also on the way. The drama depicts the life and love of the protagonist, Kim Yu-Mi. The drama is unique in that parts of the scenes are animated. In the animated part, Yu-Mi’s cells debate Yu-Mi’s current situation and feelings and assist her in making decisions.
Kim Go-Eun plays the protagonist, Kim Yu-Mi, in “Yumi’s Cells 2,” and Park Jin-Young plays her new boyfriend, Yoo Ba-Bi. The first episode of the drama will be released on June 10th, and there will be a total of 14 episodes.