Kim Sejeong, a member of the girl group I.O.I., is joining the webtoon editing department in the new drama Today’s Webtoon. Kim Sejeong plays the protagonist, On Ma Eum, a former standing member of the judo national team who has a strong sense of smell, cauliflower ears, and a large appetite. She had to give up her sporting career due to an unfortunate injury. On Ma Eum delivers food to a company’s webtoon editorial department, then later works for that department as an employee.
In the Netflix drama Uncanny Counter, Kim Sejeong demonstrated incredible athleticism in defeating the devils. Fans are looking forward to seeing what kind of athleticism she will show as a former judo athlete in her new drama, Today’s Webtoon.
Manga Sleepeeer Hit!
Naoko Matsuda created the original Sleepeeer Hit! (Juhan Shuttai!) manga. The first volume was released on March 29, 2013, and the most recent volume (17th) was released on September 10, 2021. The manga was ranked fourth in the 2014 “This Manga is Amazing” survey for male readers. Sleepeeer Hit! won the General category of the 62nd Shogakukan Manga Award in 2017. The Korean drama Today’s Webtoon is a remake version of the Japanese drama and will be released in 2022.
Drama Sleepeeer Hit! (2016) Synopsis
Kokoro Kurosawa (played by Haru Kuroki), a former Olympic Judo team member, joined the weekly manga magazine “Vibes.” Because the publishing market is changing to ebooks, the editorial department is struggling to find new ways to sell more manga volumes. In order to stay on top of her job, Kokoro connects with manga authors and discovers new manga artists.