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“Yumi’s Cells” Webtoon / COSMOPOLITAN

After 2018, 2019, and 2020 dramas based on webtoon, it is already time to have a look at 2021.

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The production schedules are getting fixed and news for dramas to air next year are starting to be released. A few dramas based on webtoon are already announced to air in 2021.

You can have a look at this list to have an idea about the dramas which might potentially air in 2021: 24 Dramas Of 2020 Based On Webtoon – Announced. Because all these dramas are announced to be adapted but have not announced when yet.

Here are dramas based on webtoon announced to air in 2021.

 

1-  “All of Us Are Dead” / Schedule status: 2021 on Netflix

The webtoon named “Now at our School” (in Korean “지금 우리 학교는”) by Joo DongKeun was announced to be adapted into a drama. It is a zombie related webtoon restricted to readers under 18 years old, written in 2009. It tells the story of those isolated in a high school where a zombie virus has been spread and those who are trying to save them.

 5 Dramas Of 2021 Based On Webtoon

“Now at Our School” Webtoon / Snowball Ent. / DAZED

The drama will be a Netflix Original Korea drama under the title “All of Us Are Dead”. The PD of the drama is Lee JaeKyu who worked on dramas such as “The King 2 Hearts” and movies “Intimate Strangers”, “The Fatal Encounter”, and “The Influence”. Yoon ChanYoung and Park JiHoo were cast.

For more information about the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

2- “Yumi’s Cells” / Schedule status: Unconfirmed

The webtoon “Yumi’s Cells” (in Korean “유미의 세포들”) by Lee DongGeon was announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the relatable story of YuMi an ordinary office worker in her 30s from the perspective of the cells of her head.

 5 Dramas Of 2021 Based On Webtoon

“Yumi’s Cells” Webtoon

Studio Dragon and Studio N started the production of the webtoon with 3 billion views accumulated. The drama aimed to air in 2021. Writer Song JaeSong is in charge, she worked on “Memories of the Alhambra”, “W”, “Queen InHyun’s Man”, “High Kick!”, and more. The cast is yet to be announced.

Webtoon links: Korean / English

 

3- “D.P.” / Schedule status: 2021 on Netflix

The webtoon “D.P Dog Day” (In Korean “D.P 개의 날”) by Kim BoTong is announced to be adapted into a drama named “D.P. (Deserter Pursuit)”. It talks about a soldier who catches deserters.

 5 Dramas Of 2021 Based On Webtoon

Jung HaeIn’s Instagram / “D.P Dog Day” Webtoon

In 2015, the webtoon writer first announced that it will be adapted into a drama. In 2020, it was announced that the drama will be a 6 episodes Netlfix Original drama. Jung HaeIn, Koo KyoHwan, Kim SungKyun, and Son SeokKoo are confirmed.  The broadcasting day is not announced but it will be released in 2021.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

4- “Moving” / Schedule status: 2021

The supernatural webtoon “Moving” (in Korean “무빙”) by Kang Full was announced to be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of a high school student who hides a secret to others and his parents.

 5 Dramas Of 2021 Based On Webtoon

“Moving” webtoon / IOK Company / BH Ent. / Blossom Ent.

The director Mo WanIl (“Misty” and “The World of the Married”) is in charge. Jo InSung, Han HyoJoo and Cha TaeHyun are in talks.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

5- “Love Alarm 2” /  Schedule status: Almost confirmed for 2021 on Netflix

“Love Alarm” (in Korean “좋아하면 울리는”) by Cheon KyeYeong is a webtoon about people that want to know their true heart in a society where people use an app to find out who likes them.

 5 Dramas Of 2021 Based On Webtoon

“Love Alarm” Webtoon / Netflix

Netflix already released the first season with Kim SoHyun, Song Kangand Jung GaRam in Summer 2019. The season 2 was confirmed and was planned to be released on August 2020 but due to COVID-19 concerns, it will be released in 2021 (to be confirmed).

Find out more about the webtoon and about the casting Koreans wanted for this adaptation here.

For more information, pictures, and teaser of the drama and webtoon, you can check our cast and summary here.

Webtoon links: Korean / Not officially available in English.

 

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