“The Sound of Magic” (English title) (or “Annarasumanara” (Korean title) is a Netflix Original drama based on the webtoon of the same title.
Top Hallyu actor Ji ChangWook, rookie actress Choi SungEun, and famous rising actor Hwang InYoup are confirmed.
Choi SungEun made her acting debut late last year in a movie called “Start-Up” and the drama “Beyond Evil”. Meanwhile, Ji ChangWook is one of the most popular Hallyu actors with his acting in hit dramas such as “Empress Ki”, “Healer,” and “The K2.
As for Hwang In Youp, he’s one of Korea’s most popular rising actors. As the star of the drama ‘True Beauty’ and with a massive social media presence overseas, he has gained quite an impressive fan base, excited about his upcoming projects.
The director Kim SungYoon who worked on “Love in the Moonlight” and “Itaewon Class”, is in charge of the adaptation.
Here is more information.
The Sound of Magic (2022)
- Title: The Sound of Magic / Annarasumanara / 안나라수마나라
- Director: Kim SungYoon
- Writer: Kim MinJung based on the webtoon by Ha IlKwon
- Network: Netflix
- Runtime: From May 6
- No. of Episodes: 6
- Genre: Life, Music
- Language: Korean
It tells the story of Yun Ai, who lost her dream of becoming a magician and is living in difficult circumstances. She meets a mysterious magician and gradually starts to want to realise her dream.
Choi SungEun as Yun Ai
Yun Ai is a high school girl who lost her dream of becoming a magician due to the harsh reality. Instead, she became an adult too quickly.
Ji ChangWook as L (English version) or Rieul (Korean version)
L is a mysterious magician living in an abandoned amusement park. He asked the meaningful question “Do you believe in Magic?” to the person he met, making him the subject of many rumours. He is an adult who wants to remain a child.
Hwang InYoup as Na IlDeung
Na IlDeung is a model student who received high expectations from his parents. He is living in a world according to the standards made by the adults. While living like this, he meets with Magician L and Yun Ai, and he realises how to see the real world.
Trailer and Posters
Here is the official trailer.
Here are the official posters
About the Webtoon
“Annarasumanara” (in Korean “안나라수마나라”) is a webtoon by Ha IlKwon.
Here is the official summary of the webtoon in English: “When she was little, Yun Ai dreamed of becoming a magician. But in reality, she’s just a high school student who can’t even afford new socks. After meeting a mysterious magician at a carnival, she decides to follow her dream.”
If you are interested in reading the webtoon, you can get it here in English.