Webtoon Adaptation Drama That Airs 2022

Webtoon Adaptation Drama That Airs 2022.

In Kpopmap, we list all dramas and web dramas based on webtoons. After 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 dramas based on webtoons, it’s time to see 2022!

There are more and more dramas based on the webtoon confirmed for 2021 (keep updating here on the 2021 list) and many more announced but not confirmed (see list of announced dramas based on the webtoon here). As we head towards the second half of 2021, there are more dramas based on webtoons that are confirmed to air in 2022. So we created this separate list for them.

The following is a drama based on a webtoon that is confirmed to be airing in 2022.

1. “Business Proposal” / Schedule status: First half of 2022

The web novel and webtoon “A Business Proposal” also called “The Office Blind Date” (in Korean “사내”) by HaeHwa, Perilla, and Narak will be adapted into a drama. Tells the story of an ordinary office worker who goes undercover and goes on a blind date with his attractive boss in place of his friend to end this unwanted marriage blind date after his request.

Ahn HyoSeop is confirmed and Kim SeJeong (Jo BoAh is the first in talks) is in talks for a drama.

Find out more about the drama and webtoon of the cast and summary here.

Webtoon link: Korean/English.

2. “Tomorrow”/ Schedule status: First half of 2022

The fantasy webtoon “Tomorrow” (in Korean “내일”) by RaMa will be adapted into a drama. It tells the story of job seeker Choi JunWoong who falls into a coma due to an accident and gets into the Underworld Special Crisis Management Team. A Special Crisis Management Team is formed because too many suicides lead to unexpected situations in the underworld. Their job is to take care of humans at high risk of suicide and make them want to live.

This drama will be produced by SuperMoon Pictures, which previously worked on “My Strange Hero” and “Goodbye to Goodbye” as well as StudioN. SF9’s RoWoon and actress Kim Hee Sun are in talks for an adaptation. Filming will start at the end of 2021 and the drama will air in 2022.

For more information about dramas and webtoons, you can check here.

Webtoon link: Korean / Not officially available in English.

Adaptation Drama

3. “Duty After School” / Schedule status: 2022

Studio Dragon announced that they will be adapting the thriller webtoon “Duty After School” (in Korean “방과“, literal translation of “After School War Activities”) by Ha IlKwon into a drama. It tells the story of a country student about to pass the CSAT who has been drafted into the military to fight an unidentified object for extra points.

PD Sung Jong Il (“Class of Lies”) and writer Lee NamQu (“Light in Your Eyes”) are in charge.

Webtoon link: Korean/English.

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