K-dramas adapted from Webtoons/ Manga

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Boys over flowers

Adapted from Japanese Manga, Hana Yori Dango has several versions of it including South Korean, Taiwanese, Thailand & Japanese itself.



The sci-fi action thriller was actually a webtoon by Rel.Mae. The webtoon was first published in 2016


My ID is Gangnam beauty

The webtoon, written and illustrated by Gi Meng-Gi, addresses bullying concerns relating to South Korean beauty standards.


Extraordinary you

based on a webtoon series called July Found By Chance Written by Moo Ryu. A girl discovers that she is just a comic character whose fate is decided by the author, she decides to change the plot.


What’s wrong with secretary Kim

Jung Kyung-yoo's Novel was first released as an online comic.When his secretary, who has worked with him for 9 years, unexpectedly decides to leave, the CEO gets shocked over sudden move.


Love alarm

Different from other K-drama plots where normally the first lead takes the girl, the show showed the opposite. The webtoon was created by Chon Kye-young.


Sweet Home

Webtoon created by Kim Carnby and illustrated by Hwang Young-chan Made its debut on Naver Webtoon.


Cheese in the trap

Despite the webtoon by Soonkki having a happy ending for the leads the show showed an open ending which left the viewers confused. Later the director even apologized to the author for the change.

True Beauty

The drama is based on a webtoon by Yaongyi, turned out to be one of the smashing hits. Starring Astro's Cha Eun woo and Moon Ga Young


Itaewon Class

Kwang Jin's webtoon was adapted into a drama, depicting all the challenges and struggles for survival with a sprinkle of romance.


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