Poster picture for the TVing prolonged actuality music competitors present “Webtoon Singer” (Tving)
South Korean on-line streaming service supplier Tving is scheduled to premiere an prolonged actuality music present known as “Webtoon Singer” in February.
“Webtoon Singer” is ready to current Ok-pop artists’ performances, combining hit webtoons with prolonged actuality, or XR, know-how.
XR is an umbrella time period encompassing digital actuality, augmented actuality and blended actuality. The computing know-how can merge bodily and digital worlds, bringing digital components to the viewers.
A complete of 16 webtoon sequence from Naver Webtoon — South Korean tech large Naver’s internet comedian platform — together with the hit zombie webtoon “All of Us Are Lifeless” by writer Joo Dong-geun, the motion webtoon “God of Excessive Faculty” by Park Yong-je, the thriller webtoon “Dr. Frost” by Lee Jong-beom and extra might be featured.
“Webtoon sequence are loved by a variety of readers world wide. Combining them with the Korean pop craze, the present will current musical performances that webtoon readers and Ok-pop followers have by no means skilled earlier than,” a Tving official informed The Korea Herald on Monday.
The official added that the songs which might be carried out on “Webtoon Singer” will both be remakes of unique soundtracks from webtoons or new songs created for the present.
The collaborating singers, who’ve but to be introduced, might be competing in a contest aiming to win viewers’ hearts and be topped the very best performer.
Singer Minho of SHINee, comedians Jang Do-yeon and Yoo Se-yoon are slated to host the present.
Songs associated to webtoon tales got here into the highlight after the discharge of “Barely Tipsy” from the soundtrack of the Daum webtoon “She is My Sort” by Ok-pop boy band B1A4’s Sandeul. The track reached the No. 2 spot on the native streaming platform Melon simply after BTS’ “Dynamite” in 2020.
Bolstered by the webtoon’s giant fan base and fashionable singers like Grey, Crush, Ok.Will and Gummy, webtoons and musicians joined forces for his or her mutual success.
The webtoon and Ok-pop-themed music competitors present is ready to premiere Feb. 17 on Tving.
Cowl pictures of Korean webtoons to be featured within the TVing prolonged actuality music competitors present “Webtoon Singer” (Naver Webtoon, Tving)