SBS’ new K-drama “Today’s Webtoon,” starring Kim Sejeong, Nam Yoon Soo, and Choi Daniel, confirmed the premiere in July.
New K-Drama “Today’s Webtoon” Starring Kim Sejeong, Nam Yoon Soo, and Choi Daniel
Korean Adaptation of the Popular Japanese series “Sleepeeer Hit!”
As reported previously, Kim Sejeong has confirmed to star in a new K-drama, “Today’s Webtoon.” In this drama, she will team up with Nam Yoon Soo and Choi Daniel.
“Today’s Webtoon” is a Korean remake of the famous Japanese TV series “Sleepeeer Hit!” in 2016. The Japanese TV series is based on a manga titled “Juuhan Shuttai,” created by Naoko Matsuda in 2012. The slice of life and comedy manga is very popular in Japan. It also won the 62nd Shougakukan Manga Award in the general category.
“Today’s Webtoon” will depict real-life workplace situations in an era when webtoons have become a vital source of information and the hardships of new employees.
According to the production team,
“We recently began filming after a script rehearsal. With their acting and genuineness, the main cast members Kim Sejeong, Choi Daniel, and Nam Yoon-soo create a warm work of empathy drama.”Production Team Representative.
“The drama delivers a message of sympathy and comfort to young people at the crossroads between dreams and reality, and cheering for office workers who are doing their best in their various positions. Watch it on the small screen on July 29.”Production Team Representative.
“Today’s Webtoon” Cast Members and Their Characters
In the original work, actress Kuroki Haru played the prominent role of Kokoro. Meanwhile, Kim Sejeong plays the role of On Ma Eum in the Korean version. She is a former national judo athlete who had to give up her dream of being a professional judo athlete due to an unfortunate injury. She then obtained her first job as an editor for a webtoon and has trouble adjusting to her new job as a webtoon editor and the people she works with. However, On Ma Eum evolves as a person and a webtoon editor despite the challenges she endures.
After four years, Choi Daniel returned to the small screen as Seok Ji Hyung, the deputy editor of the webtoon editorial department. To lighten the atmosphere of the editorial department, Seok Ji Hyung tells jokes or makes bets with a poker face that doesn’t know what he’s thinking. However, he’s also the type of person that goes out of his way to assist his subordinates in any way he can, eventually becoming On Ma Eum’s mentor. In the Japanese version, actor Odagiri Joe played the role of Iokibe Kei.
Meanwhile, Nam Yoon Soo plays Goo Joon Young, a talented IT employee in a new webtoon service department who faces hardship at work for the first time. However, he quickly adjusts and appreciates being a part of the squad. In the original work, actor Sakaguchi Kentaro played the role of Koizumi Jun.
Premiere Date of “Today’s Webtoon”
On May 10, SBS announced the premiere date of its new drama “Today’s Webtoon.” So, save the date! “Today’s Webtoon.” will premiere on July 29 and airs every Friday and Saturday.
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