Webtoon fever catches on overseas 2011/11/09, Source,
Growing up as a kid whose biggest pleasure was heading to a bookstore to get the latest comic book, Kim Hye-jin, who goes by Zhena on the Web, dedicated most of her time to drawing in hopes of one day creating one herself. But it didn't take long for her to realize that earning a living by drawing was almost impossible.
Illegal downloads were already rampant and threatening to eat the comic book industry alive. Whenever a new comic came out, it was uploaded in its entirety to the Web and shared by thousands of comic book fans. Comic book publishers were shutting down one after another. Meanwhile, those who did manage to land positions at the few remaining comic book publishers found that life still wasn't easy,...More
Ji-ho is a promising pianist, studying and playing abroad for years. But one night she had a stage fright and never recovers. In despair, Ji-ho comes home and meets her old classmate Sung-ryong. Once a very bright boy, Sung-ryong had an accident and now he is in late 20s with the mind of a six year old. He is very forgetful, but he has never forgotten his first love Ji-ho. Other half of Sung-ryong’s dumb mind is occupied with his only family – younger sister Jee-in. To take care of her, Sung-ryong sells toasts in front of Jee-in’s school. But Jee-in is embarrassed of her idiotic brother and ignores him. And Sang-soo is Sung-ryong’s old friend who understands Sung-ryong’s innocent mind. But he inevitably falls to the world of gangsters. Ji-ho is still in her slump, Jee-in falls sick and Sang-soo gets involved in a bloody dispute. But all of their agonies are miraculously saved by Sung-ryong in a way nobody has forseen….
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