Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh: Hwang Il-yong, the Director of the Korean Culture Centre, said, “Korean webtoons have recently gained a lot of international attention around the world. In addition to this situation, I believe that it is very important to introduce short animation works to India that are unique in terms of artistry.” In response to this, Korean Culture Centre India, the Press and Culture Department of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in India, will be conducting an online screening of the Short-Animation Film Festival in cooperation with the Korea Independent Animation Film Association (KIAFA) on their web platform: http://www.kccifilm.in from February 18th 6 PM (IST) onwards till February 25th 6 PM (IST).
Shweta, New Delhi “…But I’m ready to make my decision from now.” – Seol Hong, Cheese in the Trap Cheese in the Trap (치즈인더트랩) is a South Korean webtoon series written and illustrated by Soonkki. The webtoon was first released in Korea in 2010 and ran till 2017, on the internet portal Naver Webtoon. It spanned 15…
Khushi Aggarwal, New Delhi: Are you guys interested in watching K-dramas, manhwas, or webtoons? If yes, then this article is for you. Webtoons have recently gained a lot of popularity, just like how K-Pop spread in India. There exist many K-dramas that are recreated from the webtoons. One such popular K-drama titled ‘Extraordinary You’ is based on a webtoon series called ‘July Found By Chance’, written by Moo Ryu-yee. The genre is fantasy, romance, and comedy.
Meghna Sharma, Panchkula, Haryana: I’m sure that everyone has once heard the phrase “Clean your room!” from their parents. Most of us are always surrounded with mess and there are times when our parents can’t get enough of any cleaning we do. But have you ever imagined the life of someone who is obsessed with cleaning who is never satisfied with the cleanliness around them? This drama is definitely going to serve you with something you might not have seen before. The Korean drama Clean With Passion for Now, is a romantic-comedy, consisting of 16 episodes starring Yoon Kyun-sang as Jang Seon-kyul, Kim Yoo-jung as Gil Oh-sol, and Song Jae-rim as Choi Ha-in as the main leads. This drama is based on the popular webtoon by the same name by Aengo. This drama was released in 2018.
Khushi Vaid, New Delhi: Era Kaundal is a professional Korean Language Teacher and a YouTuber based in India. She has been learning Korean language since 5 years and has helped her students to connect with the culture and practices of South Korea using a Korean perspective that she has developed over years of study. Era has completed 2 years of Korean Language Diploma from Delhi University and 1 year of Advanced level studies from the Korean Cultural Center. She has been teaching Korean for 2 years on various popular platforms and has taught more than 1500 students. She also loves creating video content on social media about Korean culture and language. Let’s take a look at her conversation to know more about her journey.
Smriti Lakra, Guna, Madhya Pradesh: Being a huge fan of actress Hwang Jung-eum, Mystic Pop-up bar was on my must-watch list and it didn’t disappoint me. The immersive storyline is worth watching. This series based on a popular Webtoon gives Hotel Del Luna’s vibes, but it stands out uniquely with its touching subplot and a mysterious storyline. Each episode holds a relatable issue and teaches a life-changing lesson. Mystic Pop-up Bar (쌍갑포차) is a South Korean fantasy series premiered by JTBC from 20th May to 25th June 2020 and is also available on Netflix. It has 12 episodes each of 70 minutes.