K-drama series Extraordinary Attorney Woo is set to be adapted into a webcomic series.
South Korean media company ASTORY has announced that it will be producing a 60-episode webtoon adaptation of the ongoing K-drama series Extraordinary Attorney Woo, per The Korea Times. According to ASTORY, the webcomic will be made available for global readers in four languages – Korean, English, Japanese and Mandarin.
According to The Korea Herald, the upcoming webcomic series will be written by popular web novelist Yuil and illustrated by Hwa Um-jo. However, other details about the upcoming webtoon, include platforms and its release date, will be announced by ASTORY at a later stage.
Extraordinary Attorney Woo is the latest Korean drama series to be adapted as a web comic, following other popular series such as Our Beloved Summer, Healer, Bad Guys, Signal and more.
In the original K-drama, Park Eun-bin (The King’s Affection) stars as Extraordinary Attorney Woo‘s titular character Woo Young-woo, a brilliant young lawyer with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The lawyer soon forms a meaningful connection with colleague Lee Jun-ho, played by Kang Tae-oh (Run On), which opens new and unfamiliar feelings for Woo as the duo work to solve different cases.
Directed by Yoo In-sik of Dr. Romantic and Vagabond fame, and written by Innocent Witness writer Moon Ji-won, Extraordinary Attorney Woo is currently streaming on both South Korean streaming platform ENA as well as on Netflix in select regions, with new episodes available every Wednesday and Thursday.
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