In 2022, three webtoons of varying genres that have been serialized worldwide are being adapted into films or dramas: “GremoryLand,” “Pasutri Gaje,” and “The Underdogs.”
“GremoryLand” is a horror webtoon created by A.Rasen. The webtoon’s title refers to a horror theme park called “GremoryLand,” and the story begins with six old school friends being invited to be the theme park’s first visitors. The film “GremoryLand” is being produced in the United States.
Annisa Nisfihani created the romance webtoon “Pasutri Gaje.” It tells the story of married couple Adelia and Adimas, who deal with courtship, relationship, and family issues. “Pasutri Gaje” is being adapted into a movie in Indonesia.
The Underdogs (宅男打籃球)
“The Underdogs” or “Otaku Plays Basketball” is a sports webtoon created by Hong Yuanjiang. It tells the story of Zhou Dahua, a former prominent student who is now in his 30s with no prospects. He happens to participate in a 3:3 baseball competition. “The Underdogs” will be adapted into a drama series in Taiwan.
In addition to the three webtoons being made into live-action series, a best-selling webtoon, “Lore Olympus,” is being animated. The first volume of “Lore Olympus” is now available on Amazon.