WEBTOON PRODUCES THEIR FIRST ANIMATED SERIES
Beloved Series ‘My Giant Nerd Boyfriend’ Animated Feature Debuted on July 1
Los Angeles (July 1, 2019) – The #1 digital publisher of sequential storytelling, WEBTOON, marks their debut into the animated feature world with one of the most beloved series on the platform, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Animated! available today exclusively on WEBTOON’s YouTube channel. The series has a devoted following and chronicles the hilarious adventures of Fishball and her loving, and patient, very tall boyfriend in this top ten WEBTOON strip series! A fan-favorite at panels and signings!
My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, Animated! laugh-out-loud animated series sees WEBTOON advance into the animated feature world with their first series completed to run over the course of 10 days in 10 installments of approximately four minutes each beginning today. The episodes will be available each day at 6pm PT through July 10.
My Giant Nerd Boyfriend debuted on WEBTOON on March 5, 2017 and was an immediate hit! Readers identified with Fishball’s self-deprecating charm making the series a top title within weeks where it has remained. My Giant Nerd Boyfriend is currently at more than 351 million views and 20 million likes. The series updates three times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Leading digital publisher of sequential storytelling, WEBTOON, have passed a staggering 100 billion views – or reads, single-handedly proving there is a webcomic community ravenous for content and devoted to storytelling in this format. Find yours at WEBTOON.
WEBTOON™ is the #1 webcomics app in 65 countries, averaging more than 55 million monthly active users, with north of 15 million daily readers – more people read web comics on our platform in one day than watch most television shows. Founded by NAVER Webtoon in 2004, WEBTOON became a cultural phenomenon and pioneered the distribution and consumption of web-based comics. Launched stateside in 2014, WEBTOON has thousands of creator-owned titles with episodes updating daily. WEBTOON features a broad and diverse catalog of content – including fantasy, romance, sci-fi, LGBTQ, and more. The WEBTOON app is free to download on Android and iOS devices. The content is free and downloadable, for reading when offline. WEBTOON is always working to enhance the user experience with technology – including enhanced FX Toons, which allow creators to include music or animation in their WEBTOON to benefit user immersion. WEBTOON boasts partnerships with Legendary, Lucasfilm, POW!, Top Cow/Image, and more. WEBTOON takes the comic experience to the next level by providing readers with daily curated content and giving creators an intuitive platform designed to help them easily publish and publicize their own original comics. WEBTOON creators have been nominated for multiple Eisner Awards – three in 2019, as well as winning a multitude of Ringo Awards – seven in 2018. WEBTOON is available on iOS, Android, and desktop.