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K-Dramas based on webtoons are trending and Korean production companies are doing more and more of them. The trend of turning webtoons into awesome K-Dramas is rolling into 2024 with even more excitement! At Kpopmap, we got you covered on the dramas that are confirmed to hit your screens this year or later based on webtoon.

Remember all those dramas we loved from 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 dramas based on webtoon? Get ready for a new list filled with stories and unforgettable characters that are sure to keep us hooked with popular webtoon getting adapted into dramas.

We’re splitting it into two parts: first, the dramas we know are coming in 2024 or soon, and second, the webtoons that waiting for cast announcement (no confirmation of broadcast).

Here are the dramas based on webtoon confirmed to air in 2024 or later.

We’ll be updating this list all year long (like the previous years), so you won’t miss a thing! Just bookmark us.

Note: Only dramas starting in 2024 and onward are covered.

Note: Some of these dramas were announced in 2023 but their broadcasting news is yet to be released.

 

1. “Love Song for Illusion” /  Schedule status: January 1, 2024

The webtoon “Fantasy Sonata” (in Korean “환상연가”) by Vanziun is being adapted into a drama under the name “Love Song for Illusion”. This story is about a King who has two sides to his personality, and a woman named Yeon Wol who wants revenge for her family. Yeon Wol comes from a noble family called Yeon clan. She pretends to be someone named KyeRa and tries to assassinate the King. However, something strange happens, and she loses her memory because of a mysterious scent. When she wakes up the next day, she finds herself as the King’s concubine and can’t remember her past.

“Fantasy Sonata” by Vanziun on Naver Webtoon / KBS

Park JiHoon and Hong YeJi are confirmed to be leading the drama.

Check out the introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

2. “Marry My Husband” / Schedule Status: January 1, 2024

The webtoon “Marry My Husband” (in Korean “내 남편과 결혼해줘) by Seong SoJak is being adapted into a drama. The story revolves around JiWon, a woman with a limited time ahead of her, goes back in time to a decade ago. She’s haunted by thoughts of revenge because her husband, who had an affair with her closest friend, was the one who took her life.

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“Marry My Husband” by Seong SoJak on NAVER / tvN

Park MinYoung, Na InWoo, Lee YiKyung, Song HaYoon, Highlight’s Lee GiKwang, and Gong MinJeung are casted into drama.

Check out the introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

3. “Flowers That Bloom At Night” / Schedule Status: January 12, 2024

The webtoon “Flowers That Bloom At Night” (in Korean “밤에 피는 꽃”) by Toli, Jeongro, Yuna, and Bess. It is a comedic historical drama that follows the a 15-year widow lives a double life, helping people at night while wearing a mask.

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“Flowers That Bloom At Night” by Toli, Jeongro, Yuna, and Bess on KAKAO / MBC

Lee Hanee and Lee JongWon are part of the casting of the drama.

Webtoon: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

4. “Spirit Fingers” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Spirit Fingers” (in Korean “스피릿 핑거스“) by Han KyoungChal was announced to be adapted into a drama. It is a school romance story about a girl joining an art club and learning to love and stand out for herself.

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BH Entertainment / SM Entertainment / Woollim Entertainment / “Spirit Fingers” by Han KyoungChal on Naver

Park JiHu, Cho JunYoung, and Golden Child’s Choi BoMin are part of the cast. The drama was filmed between March and October 2023.

Check out an introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

5. “Study Group”/ Schedule Status: Second half of 2024

The webtoon “Study Group” (in Korean “스터디그룹”), which is part of YLAB’s Blue String Universe, written by Shin HyungUk and illustrated by Yoo SeungYeon, is being produced into a drama by TVING. It is a high school action drama which revolves around the strongest boy who dreams of being a top student. Yun GaMin, a high school student, longs to excel in his studies, but sadly, his talent lies solely in fighting. At the lackluster Yusung Technical High School, he decides to form a study group. This begins their (real) blood-splattering tale of their entrance exam journey.

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“Study Group” by Shin HyungWuk on Naver Webtoon / Hwang MinHyun’s Instagram / Singles

Hwang MinHyun and Han JiEun are the lead actors of the drama.

Check out the introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

6. “Shop Of The Lamp” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “Shop Of The Lamp” (in Korean “조명가게”) by Kang Full was announced to be adapted into a drama. This webtoon is a horror and thriller genre, depicting strange things happening there against the backdrop of a dark, remote lighting shop away from the village. Strangers visit the lighting shop in a deserted place every day. Those who keep hovering around the store as if trying to say something eventually turn around without leaving any words.

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“Shop Of The Lamp” by Kang Full on KAKAO / SeolHyun’s Instagram / Netflix

SeolHyun and Ju JiHoon are part of the casting.

Check out an introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

7. “Pyramid Game” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “Pyramid Game” (in Korean “피라미드 게임”) by Dalgonyak was announced to be adapted into a drama. The webtoon deals with subtle bullying in school life. Students cast their votes once a month in a popularity poll that creates a ranking system determining the school’s social hierarchy. SuJi, a new transfer student, aims to climb the pyramid and rise to the top from the bottom, potentially changing the game’s outcome.

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“Pyramid Game” by Dalgonyak on Naver / TVING

WJSN’s BoNa, Jang Daa, Ryu DaIn, Kang NaEon, Jeong HaDam, Shin SeulKi and Ha Yullia are casted for the drama.

Check out an introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

8. “Cashero”/ Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “Cashero” (캐셔로) by team befar was announced to be turned to a webdrama. The drama is said to be produced by Netflix. Its story revolves around the story of ordinary superheroes who protect the daily lives of other ordinary people.

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“Cashero” by team befar on Kakao Webtoon / Esquire / Cré Company

2PM’s JunHo and Kim HyangGi are said to be reviewing their offer to appear in the drama.

Check out an introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

9. “Perfect Family” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “Perfect Family” (in Korean “완벽한 가족”) by N.B & JUNE will be adapted into a drama. It is a psychological thriller about a young schoolgirl who shocks everyone by admitting she murdered a classmate named Park KyungHo. What’s even more unsettling is how her mother reacts. Instead of being horrified, her main concern is upholding the façade of a flawless family. She’ll go to great lengths to preserve that image.

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“Perfect Family” by N.B & JUNE on Naver Webtoon / Park JuHyun’s Instagram / ACE FACTORY / ALIEN COMPANY

Park JuHyun, Yoon SeAh, and Kim ByongChul are confirmed to be casted into the drama.

Check out the introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

10. “Treat Me Carelessly” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “Treat Me Carelessly” (in Korean “함부로 대해줘) by SunWoo will be adapted in to a drama. The drama revolves around Shin YunBok, a student from Seongsan village, whose beliefs are firmly grounded in Confucianism and his interactions with Kim HongDo, his art mentor, known for a brash and candid disposition.

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“Treat Me Careless” by SunWoo on Naver Webtoon / INFINITE’s L (Kim MyungSoo)’s Instagram / Lee YouYoung’s Instagram

INFINITE’s L (Kim MyungSoo) and Lee YouYoung are in talks for the drama casting.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

11. “One: High School Heroes” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “ONE” (in Korean “원”) by Lee EunJin is adapted into the drama “One: High School Heroes.” It tells the story of the transformation of EuiGyeom (the protagonist) who is being excessively pressured by his father to excel in academics for some reason.

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Namoo Actors / “ONE” by Lee EunJae on KAKAO

Lee JungHa, Lim HyunTae, Kim SangHo, and Kim JooRyeong are confirmed to be casted into the drama.

Webtoon: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

12. “Cinderella at 2AM” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Cinderella at 2AM” (in Korean “새벽 두 시의 신데렐라”) by Aigome will be produced into a drama. The story revolves around Ha YoonSeo, who, for the past three years, has been in a relationship with Seo JooWon. However, it’s been two months since she found out that JooWon is the youngest son of a conglomerate. Hearing from JooWon’s mother that she should break up with her son, Ha YoonSeo accepts money as compensation. Despite her deliberate attempts to create distance and end the relationship, JooWon remains persistent and continues his efforts to change YoonSeo’s heart.

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Shin HyunBeen’s Instagram / Moon SangMin’s Instagram / “Cinderella at 2AM” by Aigome on Naver Webtoon

Shin HyunBeen and Moon SangMin are in talks for the drama casting.

Webtoon: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

13. “S Line”/  Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “S-Line” (in Korean “S라인”) by NOMABI is confirmed to be produced into a drama. The drama is a fantasy thriller that portrays various social scenarios that unfold when one day a visible “red line” appears above a person’s head, connecting them to someone they had a physical relationship with, revealing something so private to everyone. This affects the course of the society, especially with the revelations come with consequences.

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“S Line” by Kkomabi on NAVER / Arin’s Instagram / L’Officiel Hommes / allure

Lee SooHyuk, OH MY GIRL’s Arin, and Lee DaHee are confirmed to be casted into the drama.

Check out the introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

14. “Wedding Impossible”/ Schedule status: February 26, 2024

The romance webtoon “Wedding Impossible” (in Korean “웨딩 임파서블”) by Lee Chung and Song JungWon is announced to be adapted into a drama. It is a romance with conflicted desires between a gay chaebol heir who asks an unknown actress to marry and the chaebol’s ambitious brother.

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tvN / “Wedding Impossible” by Lee Chung and Song JungWon on KAKAO

Jun JongSeo, Kim DoWan and Moon SangMin are cast in this drama. The first episode will air on February 26 at 8:50PM KST.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

15. “History of Losers” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “History of Losers” (in Korean “찌질의 역사”) by Kim Poong and Sim YoonSoo is announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of 20 years old boys who evolve into men. It tells the pathetic stories of them never getting mature.

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“History of Losers” by Kim Poong and Sim YoonSoo on KAKAO / Cho ByeongKyu Instagram / Song HaYoon Instagram / LUCKY company

Cho ByeongKyu, Song HaYoon and RyeoUn are cast.

Check out the introduction of the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

16. “The Borrowed Body” / Schedule status: TBA

The teen romance webtoon named “Borrowed Body” (in Korean “빌린 몸”) by Park SeKye is announced to be adapted into a drama. The story is set in during the first year of high school. Students Sang Yoo, DaRim, and HoYoung are all the three lead characters. We start off with Sang Yoo who is gloomy due to a scandalous rumor and DaRim is a top student, not to mention, also an athlete. Our last lead HoYoung is DaRim’s crush.

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“The Borrowed Body” by Park SeKye on KAKAO / 1st Look / H& Entertainment / LUCKY Company

Studio 329 is in charge of the adaptation. Nam YoonSu, RyeoUn, and Park HaeEun are cast.

Check out our introduction to the webtoon here. You can vote for the actress you want to see here in our dream cast.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

17. “Money Game” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Money Game” and “Pie Game” (the sequel to “Money Game”) (in Korean “파이게임”) by Bae JinSoo was announced to be adapted into an OTT drama. It tells the story of 8 people, who participate in a TV reality show where eight participants are isolated and left to survive with a shared amount of 44.8 billion KRW. They will win the money they manage to save together.

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Elle / “Money Game” by Bae JinSoo on KAKAO / GQ

Chun WooHee, Ryu JunYeolPark JeongMinPark HaeJoonBae SungWoo, and more are cast.

Get to know more about the webtoon and its characters here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

18. “Chicken Nugget” / Schedule status: TBA

The science fiction thriller webtoon “Dak Gang Jeong” (in Korean “닭강정”) by Park JiDok was announced to be adapted into a drama “Chicken Nugget”. The webtoon tells the strange story of how a beautiful young girl, Choi MinAh, is turned into fried chicken because she happens to enter a mysterious machine.

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“Dak Gang Jeong” by Park JiDok on KAKAO / Ahn JaeHong’s Instagram / TALENTED PEOPLE CARING / Kim YouJung’s Instagram

Director Lee ByungHun (“Melo Is My Nature”, “Extreme Job” and more) is in charge of the said production. Ahn JaeHong, Ryu SeungRyong, and Kim YouJung are cast for the drama.

Find out about the characters and the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

19. “Aquaman” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Aquaman” (in Korean “아쿠아맨”) by Mcqueenstudio will be adapted into a drama. It depicts the love and friendship of young people beyond gender.

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Official pictures of the actors / “Aquaman” by Mcqueenstudio on KAKAO

It is planned by Kakao Entertainment. Jung WooJin, PENTAGON‘s HongSeok, Lee SoHee, and Shin SoHyun are the lead actors.

Check out the cast and summary of the drama here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

20. “Vampire Chef” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Vampire Chef” (in Korean “뱀파이어 셰프”) by SeoYun and Kim MinHye will be adapted into a drama. It tells the blood purification project of the chef and owner of a restaurant named Hong KiJoon.

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Cho YiHyun Official / “Vampire Chef” by SeoYun and Kim MinHye on Lezhin

Cho YiHyun is in talks to be the childhood friend of Hong KiJoon.

Check out more information about the drama, its characters and our dream cast here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

21. “Things Have Fallen Off” / Schedule status: TBA

The short webtoon “Things Have Fallen Off” (in Korean “떨어져 나간 것”) by TaRi will be adapted in a drama. It tells the story of a woman who looks back on her memories with her ex-boyfriend. It would be the Korean version of the movie “About Time”.

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Moon ChaeWon’s Instagram / “Things Have Fallen Off” by TaRi on Vingle

Moon ChaeWon is in talks.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

22. “The Year We Turned 29” / Schedule status: TBA

The youth romance comedy webtoon ‘The Year We Turned 29″ (in Korean “아홉수 우리들”) written by Soo BakYang is announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of three friends who are 29 years old and who are going through this harsh year ending with a “9”.

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“The Year We Turned 29” by Soo BakYang on Naver / iHQ

El-rise who has produced the drama “When the Devil Calls Your Name” is in charge. Kim HyeYoon is in talks.

Have a look at the webtoon and its characters here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

23. “The Witch” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “The Witch” (in Korean “마녀”) by Kang Full was announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of a man who loves a woman he calls a “witch”.

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“The Witch” by Kang Full on KAKAO / Namoo Actors / BH Entertainment

GOT7’s JinYoung and Roh JeongEui are cast.

You can find out more about the webtoon, the adaptation’s cast, characters, and more here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

24. “i-Shopping” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “Child Shopping” (in Korean “아이쇼핑”) written by Eum SeYun and illustrated by Ryu GaMyung, will be turned into a drama. It is gripping action thriller that portrays the tale of an abandoned adopted child’s fight for survival and vengeance. The plot centers on the revelation of an underground “adoption broker organization” that provides kids for discreet adoptions and even goes so far as to take them back if there’s a “refund” request. The narrative unfolds as Tae Shik, who was once involved with this organization, endeavors to rescue these “refunded” children.

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Dex’s Instagram / “Child Shopping” by Eum SeYun on Kakao Webtoon

Yum JungAh and Won JinA, Dex, and Lee NaEun are confirmed for the cast.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

25. “The Murder and the Toy” / Schedule Status: TBA

The thriller webtoon “The Murder and the Toy” also called “Murder DIEary” (in Korean “살인자난감”) by Kkomabi and Nomabi is announced to be adapted into a Netflix drama. It tells the story of a man who became a murderer after an accident and a detective chasing him.

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“The Murder and The Toy” by Kkomabi and Nomabi on Naver / Choi WooShik Instagram / SBD Entertainment

Choi WooShik and Son SukKu are cast for this Netflix original drama.

You can read more about the webtoon, its characters, and more here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

26. “Homeland and Nationality” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “Homeland and Nationality” (in Korean “조국과 민족”) by Kang TaeJin was announced to be produced into a Netflix drama. The story revolves around DoHoon Park, an intelligence agent who is not afraid to resort to violence and torture for the way of his country, and how he was recruited by a South Korean agent with who he makes a secret deal, which he shouldn’t have done.

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ACE FACTORY / “Homeland and Nationality” by Kang TaeJin on Lezhin

Yoo JaeMyung is in talks for casting. The script was reported to be written by “Narco-Saints” scriptwriter Kwon SungHwi, and it will be directed by Baek SeungHwan.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

27. “HeeSu In Class 2” / Schedule Status: TBA

The webtoon “HeeSu In Class 2” (in Korean “2반 이희수”) by Lily was announced to be produced into a web drama. The story is about the youthful romance of HeeSu, an ordinary 18-year old boy, and his neighbor who has a secret.

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“HeeSu In Class 2” by Lily on Lezhin / Lee SangJun’s Instagram / SM Entertainment

Lee SangJun and Cho JunYoung are cast for the web drama.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

28. “Jung Nyeon” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Jung Nyeon” (in Korean: “정년이”), written by Seo Ire and illustrated by NaMon, was announced to be produced into a drama. The story revolves around JungNyeon, a girl from Mokpo, who dreams of becoming part of the Gukgeuk Troupe (a play with women as actresses).

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JYP / tvN / “Jung Nyeon” by Seo Ire and NaMon on Naver

Kim TaeRi, Shin YeEun, Ra MiRan, Moon SoRi, and Jung EunChae are confirmed to be cast into the drama.

Check out an introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

29. “Bastard” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Bastard” (in Korean “후레자식”) by Kim KanBi and Hwang YeongChan was announced to be adapted into a drama. It is a thriller story about a high school student named SeonWoo Jin who lives alone with his father, who is a murderer.

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MAROO Official / “Bastard” by Kim KanBi and Hwang YeongChan on Naver

Park JiHoon is part of the cast.

Check out an introduction to the webtoon here.

Check out our dream casting for the two other main characters of the show – SeonWoo DongSu (Jin’s father) and Yoon Kyun (Jin’s girlfriend) here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

30. “Delightful Outcast” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Delightful Outcast” (in Korean: “유쾌한 왕따”), written by Kim SoongRyong, was announced to be produced into a drama. It tells the story of the outcast DongHyeon. On the day of his 15th birthday, he meets SooHyeon, a transferred student and something starts shaking in him.

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“Delightful Outcast” by Kim SoongRyong on Lezhin / Joy News 24

Sung YuBin, Cho HyunChul, and Won JiAn are part of the casting.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

31. “Haesi’s Shinru” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Haesi’s Shinru” (in Korean: “해시의 신루”), written by MyeongRan and Yoon LeeSu and illustrated by INUS, was announced to be produced into a drama. In an extra space of the Joseon Palace, a burning triangle romance takes place between a mysterious woman and the monarchs of Korea and China.

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“Haesi’s Shinru” by MyeongRan, Yoon LeeSu and INUS on Naver / ARENA

Ahn BoHyun is reported to be reviewing the casting offer.

Check out our dream casting for the female lead in “Haesi’s Shinru” here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

32. “Can’t Confess” / Schedule Status: TBA

The BL drama “Can’t Confess” is based on the BL webtoon of the same name (“고백을 못하고” in Korean), which was however named “Roommates” for its English translation. The story revolves around three close friends who catch feelings for each other but are unable to confess them to one other.

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“Can’t Confess” by Seok Young On Tapytoon

This drama is set to be directed by Lim HyunHee, who was also in charge of the successful 2023 BL drama “Our Dating Sim“.

The cast is yet to be confirmed.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

33. “Blueming” remake

Two years ago, the BL drama “Blueming“, based on the webtoon “Who Can Define Popularity” by Tak Bon, was released and this year, a remake should be done. Recently, the company Idol Romance shared on their social medias a casting announcement related to this new project, in hope to do a remake of this first drama.

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Idol Romance / “Who Can Define Popularity” by Tak Bon on Manta

The new drama is set to have 8 episode of 30 minutes run each, the audition for the casting is open, and the filming should be done in the first half of 2024.

Webtoon links: Korean / English

 

34. “Let Me Do It, Princess”

The webtoon “Let Me Do It, Princess” (in Korean “저로 하시죠, 공주마마”) by SWiMing, tells the story of two woman, a fake princess and a real princess. Both have to work together to select a groom for the princess among four scholars. But not only do the scholars have to impress the princess, they also have to tell apart the fake one from the real one.

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“Let Me Do It, Princess” by SWiMing on Bufftoon

This webtoon will get a drama adaptation this year, the cast and airing date have yet to be revealed, we will keep you updated.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

35. “God’s Butler”

The webtoon “God’s Butler” (in Korean “신의 집사”) by Cho JooHee, is a fantastical romance set in the modern era. Both human and immortal creatures live together, and EunHwa, a regular student, is forced to become the butler of an immortal named HyunMu. She hardly gets used to her butler life, yet she has to deal with other immortals’ attack on HyunMu. Why are they attacking and what is their secret? This story full of mystery will soon be adapted on screen.

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“God’s Butler” by Cho JuHee on Naver Series

This webtoon will get a drama adaptation this year, the cast and airing date have yet to be revealed, we will keep you updated.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

Season 2

36. “Weak Hero Class 2” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Weak Hero” (in Korean “약한영웅”) by Seopass and Razen was adapted into a drama last 2022, and it was officially announced that a season 2 is in store for fans of the webtoon and the drama. Season 2 of “Weak Hero Class 1” is expected to continue naturally from where the previous season left off, which is with Yeon ShiEun transferring to Eunjang High School in Yeongdeungpo, after he couldn’t get into any schools in Seoul because of BumSeok’s father. It will then explore the story of how Yeon ShiEun got the title of “Eunjang’s White Mamba”.

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Wavve / “Weak Hero” Seopass and Razen on Naver

Note: The photo will be updated with the new poster upon its release.

The drama will be produced by Wavve. Park JiHoon is said to be returning for the show, while RyeoUn and Bae NaRa are part of the new cast for the 2nd season.

Find out the cast and summary of the 1st season here.

Read more about the 2nd season here.

Check out more about the characters and vote for your dream cast here.

Webtoon links: Korean / English.

 

Dramas were announced but with casting issues

“Oh ManSang and Prejudice” / Schedule status: TBA

The webtoon “Oh ManSang and Prejudice” (in Korean “오만상과 편견”) by WanKyeol is announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of a man and woman who always encounters misunderstanding and prejudice.

 34 K-Dramas Of 2024 Based On Webtoon - Confirmed

“Oh ManSang and Prejudice” by WanKyeol on NAVER

The drama will air on Channel A. Ji HyunWoo and Song HaYoon received the cast offer back in 2020. Since then, there has been no update.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

 “Homework For The Heart” / Schedule status: TBA

“Homework For The Heart” (in Korean “마음의 숙제”) will be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of LeeKyung, who moved to LeeWonDong, a neighborhood where everyone avoids until she meets again her first love HoSeon who has become a vampire after disappearing 13 years ago.

 34 K-Dramas Of 2024 Based On Webtoon - Confirmed

“Homework For The Heart” by Ko ARa on KAKAO

Byun YoHan‘s agency denied the reports of him receiving a casting offer. The drama will air on JTBC and PD Lee DongYoon (“She Would Never Know”, and more) is in charge of the production.

Check out an introduction to the webtoon here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.