9 KDrama Adapted Webtoon Themed School and College

KDrama is no stranger to the theme of school children and college students because it attracts a lot of audiences. Even though it has a school theme, KDrama with this theme has a variety of genres on offer, you know. Starting from romantic, thrillercomedy, mystery, fantasy and more.

In addition, dramas with school themes will usually tell quite a variety of stories. Starting from bullying, romance, the story of the rich and the poor, to the murder case. In addition, most KDramas with this theme have stories that tend to be lighter and in accordance with social reality.

Not only that, actors and actresses with visual as well as cool acting make this theme even more interesting to watch. Let’s not be too late, come on, see the list below!

1. All of Us Are Dead (2022)


All of Us Are Dead is a Korean drama adapted from webtoon title “Now at Our School” by Joo Dong Keun. The drama, which aired on Netflix in February 2022, has been a success until trending in some countries, you know! This drama stars young South Korean artists such as Yoon Chan Young, Park Ji Hoo, Jo Yi Hyun, Park Salomon, Yoon In Soo, Song Sang Yeon, and others.

Having a tense plot, this drama tells about a group of high school students who are trapped and isolated in a school building with a group of zombies. They also have to fight against zombies to survive and get out of the school building safely.

2. The Sound of Magic (2022)


The Sound of Magic is a Netflix original KDrama that will air in 2022. The story of this drama is an adaptation of webtoon with a different title “Annarasumanara” by Ha Il-Kwon, which was published from June 28, 2010 to January 7, 2011 on Naver. The Sound of Magic directed by Kim Sung Yoon and scripted by Kim Min Jung.

This drama stars Ji Chang Wook, Hwang In Yeop, and Choi Sung Eun. The Sound of Magic tells the story of a high school girl named Yoon Ah Yi (Choi Sung En) who turned into an adult too quickly since she met a mysterious magician named Lee Eul (Ji Chang Wook). On the other hand, Lee Eul wants to be young again.

3. Nevertheless (2021)


nevertheless is a KDrama whose story is adapted from a story webtoon popular with the same title. This drama stars Han So Hee and Song Kang. nevertheless tell a love story toxic between Yoo Na Bi and Park Jae Eon when they were still in college. Yoo Na Bi (Han So Hee) is an art student who recently broke up with her first love, which makes her reluctant to be in love again.

Shortly after breaking up with his girlfriend, he meets Park Jae Eon (Song Kang) who is also his junior in the arts department. Park Jae Eon is a man who is friendly and kind to everyone. He is a playboy with various deadly seductions that make all women crazy about him.

Na Bi who always takes a relationship seriously will certainly take Jae Eon’s good treatment seriously too. But unlike Park Jae Eon, he doesn’t want to have a serious relationship in his love story. This drama presents the love story of a girl who is infatuated with a man that makes her forget herself.

4. True Beauty (2020)


True Beauty is one of the popular KDrama whose story is lifted from webtoon famous title “The Secret of Angels” by Yangyi. This drama stars Moon Ga Young, Cha Eun Woo, Hwang In Yeop, Im Se Mi, Jang Hye Jin, and Kang Min Ah.

True Beauty featuring the story of a high school student named Lim Joo Kyung (Moon Ga Young) who hides her true face with make up. She is known as a student who is full of enthusiasm and cheerful. In addition, this drama is a love triangle between Lim Joo Kyung, Lee Su Ho, and Han Seo Joon.

5. Love Revolution (2020)


Love Revolution is a KDrama adaptation webtoon whose story is about the story of school children with a romantic comedy genre. This drama has the same story as the reality of high school children’s lives in general. Love Revolution tells the story of Gong Joo Young (Park Ji Hoon) who has just transferred schools.

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Shortly after he transfers to his new school, Gong Joo Young feels that she has found her first love after meeting Wang Ja Rim (Lee Ruby). On the other hand, Wang Ja Rim is a high school student who tends to be cold, indifferent, and difficult to approach. Besides showing the story between the two main characters, there is also a very interesting friendship story to watch, you know!

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6. Extraordinary You (2019)


Extraordinary You is a KDrama whose story is adapted from webtoon entitled “July Found by Chance” by Moo Ryoo. This drama features a love triangle story about Eun Dan Oh (Kim Hye Yoon) who realizes that he is one of the characters from a comic.

In the comic, Dan Oh is a supporting character who has bad luck. He has a heart disease and has a fiancé who doesn’t even love him. Realized that he was only a supporting character in a comic and did not live long. Dan Oh decides to create his own love story by meeting his first love.

7. Love Alarm (2019)


Love Alarm is one of the KDrama adaptations of webtoon popular title “Joahamyun Woolrineun” which is the work of Cheon Kye Young on September 14, 2014. This drama stars Kim So Hyun, Song Kang, and Jung Ga Ram

The premise is simple, this drama tells the story of a high school boy’s love that can be detected through an application called “Jeo Alarm”. The app will sound if someone likes you within 10 meters. Kim Jo Jo (Kim So Hyun) is a simple, beautiful, and smart high school student.

Meanwhile, Hwang Sun Oh (Song Kang) is a popular male student who is rich, he is also at the same school as Kim Jo Jo. Sun Oh has a best friend named Lee Hye Yeong (Jung Ga Ram), where Hye Yeong turns out to be secretly in love with Jo Jo. This drama displays a love triangle story between the three main characters.

8. My ID Is Gangnam Beauty (2018)


My ID is Gangnam Beauty become one of the popular KDrama that is lifted from the story webtoon with the same title. Webtoon it is the work of Gi Maeng Gi and stars Cha Eunwoo and Lim Soo Hyang.

This drama has a fairly complex story, ranging from love stories, lectures, bullying, friendship, to the life story of teenagers in South Korea. The story begins when Kang Mi Rae (Lim Soo Hyang) decides to have plastic surgery when she enters college. He did surgery on his face because he was a victim bully since childhood.

After plastic surgery, Mi Rae appears with a very beautiful new face. Mi Rae meets Do Kyung Seok (Cha Eun Woo) who became her high school friend and is the only person who doesn’t see herself based on Mi Rae’s appearance.

9. Cheese In The Trap (2016)


Cheese In The Trap is a drama adapted from a story webtoon with the same title and written by Soonkki. This drama aired in 2016 and became one of the series webtoon most popular so far, you know!

This drama tells the story of a student named Hong Seol who has just finished taking his semester leave. After his college leave was over, he returned to college on a scholarship. On the other hand, there is one student that makes Hong Seol feel confused, the student is named Yoo Jung, he is a rich and popular student.

This drama shows the love story of the two main characters while in college which will make you get carried away by the plot. The story in this drama is very relate with the realities of everyday life. Besides, this drama has the same premise as the version webtoons, you know. But it has a different ending from the story webtoon-his.

KDrama with school and lecture dynamics is indeed very much in demand by the audience because it has a romance story with light conflict so it is suitable for watching in their spare time. From the row of KDramas with school stories, which ones have you watched?

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