The popular WEBTOON Seasons of Blossom will get an anime adaptation, which is set to premiere in early 2024, following the K-Drama adaptation.
Kodoani.com – After a successful K-Drama adaptation, Seasons of Blossom will come to life again in anime form.
데일리 청춘블라썸 (dailyyouthblssm) translated Business Korea’s article, revealing that the anime adaptation of Seasons of Blossom is scheduled to premiere in the first quarter of 2024. Upcoming studio XTORM, which focuses on webcomic animation and novels on the web owned by Munpia and Jaedam Media, will produce the anime and release stills of the two characters. Lee Ahyeon, who wrote the first season of Netflix’s K-Drama Love Alarm, will write the story for the adaptation. Since the series has four seasons, the studio aims to adapt the rest of the series after the release of Bomi’s. XTORM is looking to partner with a global OTT platform but did not specify which platform when publishing this article.
Fans received this announcement with mixed reactions. Some of them expressed excitement while watching the webcomic animation. Others noted how different the main characters, Bomi and Jinyoung, looked from their webcomic characters, with some expressing anxiety about the upcoming anime adaptation.
The K-Drama adaptation premiered on Wave on September 21, 2022. Directed by Wang Hye-Ryung, the series became hugely popular and topped the streaming platform. Seo Ji-Hoon plays Lee Hamin. Playing the role of Han Somang is So Ju-Yeon. The cast includes Kim Min-Kyu as Lee Jaemin, Kang Hye-Won as Yoon Bomi, Yoon Hyun-Soo as Choi Jinyoung, and Oh Yu-Jin as Kang Seonhui.
Written by Hongduck and illustrated by Nemone, Seasons of Blossom is a moving story that takes a brutally honest look at pain. Six years before the events of the current timeline, a secret friendship forms over the summer between two high school students, Lee Hamin and Han Somang. However, tragedy took Hamin away from Somang. Now, Somang is a trainee teacher at the same high school she attended with Hamin. There, she meets four high school students, Yoon Bomi, Choi Jinyoung, Kang Seonhui, and Lee Jaemin, Hamin’s younger brother. Each season of the webcomic revolves around one of the students, with Season 1 focusing on Bomi, Part 2 on Hamin, Part 3 on Gaeul, Somang’s friend, and the current season revolving around Dongchae. Webcomic has been translated into eight languages and has more than 60 million views.