Manga-Based Dramas Are Not Always A Formula For Success
This month three new manga-based dramas began. While "Tomorrow Cantabile" is getting a lukewarm response, the other two show promise. "The Liar Game, starring Lee Sang Yoon, Kim So Eun and Shin Sung Rok, is based on the manga series "Liar Game" by Shinobu Kaitani. In this manga-drama, contestants participate in a game show where they can win $10 million dollars. The only catch is that they have to lie and cheat to get the money. And the contest hosts have chosen basically honest decent people, such as Kim So Eun"s character, to play. Since it is being shown on a cable channel, you can"t really compare the ratings to regular network show but the second episode"s 1.05 rating is a respectable cable rating.
And then there is "Misaeng." This drama about a hellish workplace is adapted from the manhwa by "Misaeng" by Yoon Tae Ho. It"s the story of a baduk player who has no office skills but winds up in an office where he is bullied and looked down upon by the other interns. This drama is also on a cable station and earned ratings of 2.35 percent by its second episode.
Manga Author Drops Plagiarism Suit Against "you Who Came From The Stars"
In the drama, the alien Do Min Joon, played by Kim Soo Hyun lands on earth during the Joseon era and tries to save the life of a young girl. He fails. As he never ages, he keeps on living on earth hoping for a chance to go home. He meets a young girl who looks exactly like the girl he lost. Only this time he can save her life. Twelve years later they meet again. She has become a Hallyu star and is played by Jun Ji Hyun. They fall in love.
In "Seol Hee," a girl is operated on by an alien and gets to live 400 years. She falls in love with a movie star she met in the U.S. when she was a little girl. The movie star is the alien who first helped her.
"The results of a careful analysis indicate that the main characters, plot and development of events in both "Seol Hee" and "You Who Came From The Stars" are very similar," said a Kang Ho Law Firm representative.
More Manga Roles For K-Drama Actors
Meanwhile, Joo Won has signed on to play the role of Shinichi Chiaki in the comic turned J-drama, film and now k-drama,"Nodame Cantible." He"s a classical student at a music college and an arrogant perfectionist. But he"s not as perfect as he would like people to believe. Because of his phobias, he"s afraid of planes and the ocean. He finds it hard to travel. He falls for Nodame, a quirky but talented pianist. Actress Shim Eun Kyung, who won praise for her work in the films "Miss Granny" and "Sunny" is considering the role of Nodame.
Group 8, the same production company that adapted the manga "Hani Yori Dango" into the successful "Boys Over Flowers," will produce "Nodame Cantible." With its comic book appeal, "Boys Over Flowers" launched Lee Min Ho"s career and is now considered a classic k-drama. The same production company had less success producing "Pretty Man," which starred Jang Geun Suk and IU. It"s the story of a man whose fate is decided by a succession of women. It was based on a manga of the same name but failed to earn decent ratings.
After playing a role in the manga-turned-drama "Boys Over Flowers," Kim Hyun Joong tried another manga-inspired drama, "Playful Kiss." This drama about a girl who devotes herself to winning the affections of her classmate, is based on the Japanese manga "Playful Kiss" by Tada Kaoru, but varies from the original story.
Exo Member's Cute Resemblance To Manga Character
Luhan and Chopper monstrious aura but in a cute way
Luhan and Chopper blushing
Dbsk's Changmin Resembles A Manga Character?
On the February 12 episode of Moonlight Prince the cast members were talking on topic of the famous manga Slam Dunk. During the discussion, Changmin pointed out a particular character. I think shooter Shin Joon Sub is interesting. I emphasize with the character who overcame his poor physique through practice.
In Slam Dunk Shin Joon Sub is a character who practices shooting the basket 500 times a day, despite having a difficult life. Changmin sympathized with the character who is known for his hard work rather than natural talent.
Netizens who saw the resemblance commented, So its true that Changmin really did some out of a manga, Its like they drew Changmin, and The appearance and the personality are really similar.
Psy To Be Cartoonised In Japanese Adult Manga
However, netizens were not happy with the content of this adult manga as they commented, “This is low behavior from anti-hallyu protesters,” “As a Korean I feel offended,” and “The content of this manga is low.”
Gaksital: Episode 28 (Final)
Gangto casts back the memory of Mokdan and decides to cheer up myself. The man who wear the hat says our soldiers and student soldiers were killed all..over 300..
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K goes and looks at taro’s memorial. He takes off his mask. He walks to S’s room. S is sitting and waiting just like his dad did. K opens the door and comes in. S pours two drinks. K closes the door. S: did you come. Sit. K goes over and sits across from him. S gives him a drink. S: kangto cant we at least have one glass of alcohol? Since it will be the last anyway. K drinks and then S drinks. S: did you send mokdan off well? K: did I send her off well? S takes out the wedding pic and shows it to K. K looks at it and closes his eyes to hold back his tears. K looks at S staring at the photo. S: this is the first time I saw her smile like this. even though she was smiling cuz of you. if only she was alive. K: you must be tormented too cuz you didn’t mean to kill mokdan. cuz at least you would never have thought to kill mokdan. S: I kept this to give you when you came. cuz it’s yours. K takes the picture and puts it away. K: now after you killed mokdan with your own hands? S: don’t do that too much – I sent her off without seeing her face closely even once. K: do you think I came cuz of one person Mokdan? did only Mokdan die by your hands? He lists all the comrades S killed. staring with comrade park, the comrade who bit down on her own tongue and died in front of you, comrade who held the dynamite to him and blew up, comrade yoon who died by your gun, tailor park, leader jo, and also leader DS too. are those all? S looks down in guilt or shame with tears in his eyes as he realizes just how many people died cuz of him. K: All those young kids of DJ’s, someone’s sons, husbands, younger siblings, fighters who gathered to get their country back, they all died by your hands (S and his army). not killing you back then – I had no idea I would regret it this much. S: I know how that feels too. when you killed my father, I didnt kill you – I regret that.
K: shouldn’t we see the end now? between you and me– one of us has to die for this to end doesnt it? Are you ready? S smiles and says yes. I’m ready. See you out in the yard. I will go quickly. K walks out.
Gaksital Bridal Mask Episode 27 Screenshot Recap
Tomorrow is the day of the farewell of soldiers and Gangto asked the 10 armies to go with. but..they don't know that their enemies know their plan.
Shunji talks with his daughter he says about tomorrow's plan and he will kill Gangto. His daughter says if you kill Gangto, Mokdan will be really desperated..
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Dong Jin and comrades discuss their plan and he says, “All we have to do now is to gather our troops and the Mansei movement will be all set to move into action.” Shunji whispers something to Koiso n there’s too much music in between so I can’t understand it. As Shunji stares out his office window, he mutters, “Alright, Lee Kang To… Let’s take this to the end!” Koiso brings two students to meet him-the students who are to be drafted for the army!
Dong Jin tells his comrades, “We must succeed!” and they hold hands together. In conference with the governor general, Wada is briefed by Yoshio, “Kimura Shunji is presently going after the Dong Jin’s death troops. This time we can be sure.” Wada excitedly asks, “Really?“
Shunji loads his gun defiantly, ready for a kill and in announcement to his officers, “This time, when we move out to the tiger’s den, make sure to catch Yang Baek, Dong Jin and Oh Mok Dan. But, I will kill Lee Kang To!”