Another webtoon based Korean drama “Fantastic Sonata” is coming and this time it’s a historical-romance.
“Fantastic Sonata” is an upcoming KBS2 drama series that stars Park Ji Hoon (Weak Hero Class 1) and Hong Ye Ji in the main cast. It will be adapted from the webtoon “Love Song for Illusion” by Vanziun.
“Fantastic Sonata” will tell the captivating tale of a King with dual personalities and an assassin girl out for revenge.
Park Ji Hoon is set to play the character of Crown Prince Sajo Hyun, a man with dual personalities. One persona leads a secret life as a fashion designer in a vibrant boutique, while the other identity is Ak Hee, a charismatic yet cursed character, capable of seduction but cursed with pain upon physical contact. Sajo Hyun carries the scars of a traumatic childhood, inflicted by his oppressive father, Sajo Seung.
Hong Ye Ji, on the other hand, will portray Yeon Wol whose life journeys from assassin to concubine, concealing her true identity as the royal descendant of the fallen Yeon Dynasty and the daughter of Yeon Poong Hak. She is known as assassin Gye Ra, her mission to avenge her family leads her into an unexpected trap while targeting the King, resulting in a mysterious memory loss overnight.
According to the webtoon, the story goes like this:
Wol Yeon of the great Yeon clan in the Kingdom of Asatae is a spirited girl who dreams of becoming a general one day. Her dreams are crushed when the royal government mercilessly eradicates her clan, murdering everyone, including Wol’s parents. Wol is left with no one she can trust but her tutor Jae-i, who proceeds to raise and train her as a master assassin so that she may take revenge against the king. Eight years later, Wol successfully infiltrates the palace to kill the king, only to find that all is not as it seems…
You can read the webtoon in English here.
Korean drama “Fantastic Sonata” comes from the PD of some hit Korean dramas series like “Healer,” “Angel’s Last Mission Love,” “Dali and The Cocky Prince” and more .
It will be KBS2’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama that is confirmed to release sometimes in January, 2024.