The animated series adaptation of Taejun Pak’s original series that boasts over 9 billion views on the digital comic platform, debuts on Netflix.
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Based on the popular Korean webcomic of the same name, the series features Park Hyeong-seok, an overweight high school student who wakes up one day with a new ‘attractive’ body.
The provider of all things anime brought all sorts of things anime to the San Diego fan event, from a panel and footage from the soon to be released feature to 2 music-filled nights with the ‘Dragon Ball Z Concert Experience’ and a ‘Manga, Webcomics, and Anime’ panel featuring industry insiders discussing the explosion in popularity and emergence as major forces in entertainment.
The developer teams with comic platform WEBTOON to enhance webcomic functionality in the popular illustration, webcomic, and animation app; new features include exporting Adobe Photoshop format text layers, which helps optimize distribution of translated content.
Coming to the digital platform in 2022 are ‘Vixen: NYC’ launching May 26; ‘Red Hood: Outlaws’ and ‘Zatanna & The Ripper’ follow later this summer.
One of the company’s first US hires, he has led development of a diverse IP catalogue; in his new role he will consolidate the US and LatAm content teams, bringing more stories to the platform's readers.
Coinciding with Disney+’s release of ‘The Eternals,’ the 7-issue series kicked off yesterday on the Marvel digital comic platform; release on WEBTOON set for January 20.
New Wattpad WEBTOON Studios will create multi-platform, data-driven TV, film, and book content; parent company Naver commits $100M for production development and financing.
Digital comic publisher announces new partnerships with Vertigo Entertainment, Bound Entertainment, and Rooster Teeth Studios; studio will also leverage existing relationships with their pool of writers and artists to build franchises across all media platforms.
The one-minute, black and white spotsfeature well-known U.S. actors taking on comic character personas, monologuing lines from stories in a promotional tease.
New series, based on Yongje Park’s comics and published on WEBTOON, will premiere July 6 exclusively on the streaming platform.
String of new executive hires comes on the heels of recent partnership with HBO Max and acquisition of VIZ Media Group.