Free Exhibit Alert! Learn More About the Creative Process of Webtoons at the K-Comics World Tour in Manila

At the fascinating “K-Comics World Tour” exhibition, hosted by the Korean Cultural Center (KCC) at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila (The M) in BGC, be ready to explore the colorful world of Korean webtoons. Bonus: If you are a fan of the dramas “The Red Sleeve” and “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim?”, this is a must see!

From June 21 to August 10th, free of charge, the show is open Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Although there is no admission charge, visitors must register in person to guarantee a seamless experience.

Revealing the Enchantment Brought By K-Comics

More than merely an exhibition, the K-Comics World Tour offers an insight into the vibrant world of Korean webtoons. Webtoons, also known as “manhwa” in Korean, have gained international attention due to their distinctive fusion of vivid graphics, narrative, and mobile accessibility.

This exhibition explores the world behind the screen, highlighting the artistic skill and creative process that go into making these cherished webtoons come to life. Expect to see character drawings, original artwork, and storyboards that provide an intimate look into the painstaking process of creating a webtoon.

A Closer Look into Creative SUMM

For viewers of “The Red Sleeve,” the display provides an intriguing look behind the creative scenes. The webtoon creator and Creative SUMM, a seasoned animation studio, worked together in a novel way to create the artwork for the series. With “The Red Sleeve,” this collaboration introduces animation expertise to the webtoons for the first time, producing the work’s distinctively elegant and alluring images.

On June 21, the K-Comics World Tour conducted a unique workshop that gave participants a first-hand look at the Korean comics industry. There is still a lot to learn at the exhibit, even if you were unable to attend the training.

Take in the Excitement of Korean Webtoons

The K-Comics World Tour is your opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the colorful world of Korean webtoons! Discover how art is created, take in breathtaking visuals, and get a greater understanding of this fascinating storytelling format. Visit Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines for more info. Take advantage of this chance to immerse yourself in the enchantment of Korean webcomics!

Photos: Regine Monsanto


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