KOBACO (Korea Broadcast Advertising Corporation) has announced a drama schedule for mid-2022 that includes three webtoon-based dramas: “The Jinx’s Lover,” “Island,” and “Today’s Webtoon.” These dramas are all based on popular comics and feature well-known actors, raising expectations. Let’s take a look at their synopses, casts, and release dates.
The Jinx’s Lover
Lee Seul-Bi, the protagonist of “The Jinx’s Lover,” has the ability to foretell the future of anyone she touches. Because of her ability, she is imprisoned in a room by a powerful man with her mother. Lee Seul-Bi escapes the room by hiding inside a laundry bin one day. She ends up in the laundromat, where she meets Gong Soo-Gwang. Gong Soo-Gwang finds Lee Seul-Bi in the laundry machine and saves her. However, he begins to have bad luck in his life after meeting her.
The plot of “Island” revolves around Won Mi-Ho moving to Jeju Island to take a teaching job. On the island, she encounters demons who disguise themselves as humans and attempt to attack her. Ban, a mysterious hunter, appears in front of her and kills the demons with a sharp knife.
In “Island,” Kim Nam-Gil portrays the protagonist, Ban. Lee Da-Hee plays Won Mi-Ho. Cha Eun-Woo has also been cast in the role of Priest John. The drama “Island” is scheduled for June 17th, 2022 release.
“Today’s Webtoon” tells the story of On Ma-Eum, a former professional judo player. She was unable to continue her judo career due to an injury, so she took a job in the webtoon editorial department. Her athletic ability and large appetite create a change in the atmosphere in her department. On Ma-Eum grows into an experienced webtoon editor with the help of her coworkers.
Kim Sejeong plays the protagonist, On Ma-Eum. In addition, Nam Yoon-Su and Choi Daniel have been cast in other main roles that are On Ma-Eum’s colleagues. “Today’s Webtoon” will be released on July 29th, 2022.