[Reporter Jeong-eun Sung on Daily Economy Star Today]

The sequel to ‘Sweet Home’ is coming.

Naver Webtoon announced on the 25th that the prequel webtoon ‘Shotgun Boy’ will be officially published every Tuesday starting this week. It is the sequel to the hit movie ‘Sweet Home’ with 1.2 billion global cumulative views that captivated the world.

The webtoon ‘Shotgun Boy (Kim Kanbi, Picture Hongpil)’ tells the story of ‘Han Gyu-hwan’, a boy who had no choice but to become a hero from an underdog. ‘Sweet Home’, which was devastated by appearances, is going to tell the story before the world.

Webtoon is raising the expectation of webtoon fans around the world by adding delicate drawings and suspense full of suspense to the worldview of ‘Sweet Home’, where human intrinsic desires become monsters. In addition, the past and stories of the characters that were not covered in ‘Sweet Home’ are expected to be revealed in detail, which is drawing more attention.

In fact, as soon as the prologue comes up, “Is the past of monsters coming out?”, “Usually, if you share the same worldview, I’m looking forward to seeing the previous characters also come out”, “Writer, I’m looking forward to seeing what kind of masterpieces will come out this time”, “I’m excited because it’s a sweet home prequel” Comments are continuing to welcome the webtoon series.

The webtoon ‘Sweet Home’, which is the main story of ‘Shotgun Boy’, describes the bizarre story of a reclusive, lonely high school student, ‘Hyeon-soo’, in an apartment that lost his family and moved. It has been serviced worldwide in nine languages, including English, Japanese, French, Spanish, and Chinese, achieving 1.2 billion views in accumulated global views.

In particular, last year, the Netflix original series of the same name based on the webtoon ‘Sweet Home’ was released and succeeded in a worldwide box office. The original series was well received for opening a new horizon of Korean genre, and it garnered great attention, such as ranking third in the Netflix global popularity ranking.

Meanwhile, the webtoon ‘Shotgun Boy’ can be viewed on the Naver Webtoon, Naver Series App, mobile web, and PC homepage.

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