8 - 11 October 2022

Asian Contents & Film Market 2022

2020 Selections

E-IP Market introduces original content, from books, stories, web comics, web novels adaptable across multiple media platforms, to film, media and entertainment industry professionals. Due to the original settings and compelling storylines of the works previously selected, numerous contracts have been successfully negotiated and finalized.

17 Korean selections are notable as a diverse genre. In particular, the sci-fi and fantasy genre based on unique storylines, comedy and drama highlight lively characters, action themes and noir genre as told through dynamic narrations.

A total of 10 Taiwanese original IP selections will be introduced in the E-IP market. The selections range diverse genres and platforms, selected in regards to uniqueness, the feasibility of visualization, and the prominence of original authors.

VIPO will introduce selections from various platforms: manga, book, web novel, and radio drama in the E-IP Market

E-IP Market 2020 Selections

(IP Title in alphabetical order)
No. Title Company Author Genre IP Category
1 A-men ALL THAT STORY CO., LTD KIM Chanyeong Comedy, Drama, Cult Story
2 Bad Mom GOZKNOCK ENT LEE Ji-eun Mystery, Suspense, Thriller Book
3 Burning Heart

acquired the drama series adaptation right

KYOBO BOOK CENTRE LEE Doo-on Suspense, Thriller, Mystery Book

under development for production of drama series

TAKEONE COMPANY KANG Hyeonggyu Action, Drama, Fantasy Webtoon
5 Children of the Empire

acquired the webtoon adaptation right

GOZKNOCK ENT LEE Sungjin Historical Drama, Mystery, Suspense Book
6 Fisher of Men LICO CORP. LICO Mystery, Thriller, Suspense Story
7 How to Extend Mrs. Lim's Lifespan GOLDENBOUGH Kangumgoa Comedy, Drama Web Novel
8 Jini, Jinny EUNHAENG NAMU PUBLISHING CO., LTD JEONG You Jeong Drama, Fantasy, Adventure Book
9 Marshal Allen's Detective Office MUNPIA INC. Writer S Action, Sci-fi, Suspense Web Novel
10 One Baby Two Daddies STORYCOMPANY Story: HEO Iwon
Art: LEE Gyeongseok
Comedy, Drama, Romance Webtoon
11 The Pit TAKEONE COMPANY LEE Dong Cheol Drama, Noir, Action Webtoon
12 The Past of Lights MOONJI PUBLISHING CO., LTD. EUN Heekyung Drama, Comedy, Romance Book
13 Reapers

under development for production of drama series

Art: AN Kyung-ik
Sci-fi, Fantasy, Action Webtoon
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RIDIBOOKS webtoon series completed

SAFEHOUSE INC. SHIM Neoul Sci-fi, Drama, Romance Book
15 Sinkhole STORYHOUSE Story: JIN Cheolsu
Art: Mongwoo
Mystery, Thriller, Horror Webtoon
16 The Smuggling: Least Concern SAFEHOUSE INC. LEE Sanwha Adventure, Crime, Action Book
17 The Time-warping Salaryman MUNPIA INC. Jungjoohaeng Drama, Fantasy, Romance Web Novel

1)Included in a book Superstar

* Webtoon: a term used to describe Korean web comics

(IP Title in alphabetical order)
No. Title Company Author Genre IP Category
1 Countdown Seven Days THINK BEYOND CO., LTD. Jibril Fantasy, Drama, Suspense Web Novel
2 The Ducks in the Lagoon LOCUS PUBLISHING COMPANY CHU Yu-hsun Action, Adventure, Comedy Book
4 Killer’s Love Stories MIRROR FICTION INC. HSIEH Tung Lin Black comedy, Romance Web Comic
5 THE PINK RIBBON BOOKS FROM TAIWAN Monday Recover Romance, Comedy Manga
7 The Rainbow of Time JIMMY S.P.A. PLUS CO., LTD. Jimmy LIAO Drama, Comedy, Romance Picture Book
8 Supernatural Mask MILLION STAR ENTERTAINMENT INC. Teensy Skypoem Longyun Kylie Ka Yi HUANG Flo Thriller, Fantasy, Drama Book
9 Urban Legend Hunters:
The Birdman’s Challenge
TOII INC. LI Yi-fang Suspense, Thriller, Fantasy Video Game
10 Yan DALA PUBLISHING COMPANY CHANG Sheng Action, Suspense, Drama Manga
(IP Title in alphabetical order)
No. Title Company Author Genre IP Category
1 The Aosawa Murders KADOKAWA CORPORATION ONDA Riku Mystery, Drama, Suspense Book
2 Death Mission BUNGEISHUNJU LTD. YAKUMARU Gaku Thriller, Noir, Mystery Book
3 I AM A HERO GETA FILMS / GREEN LIGHT LLC. HANAZAWA Kengo Horror, Thriller, Action Manga
4 Lady Snow Blood CENTRO (WARNER MUSIC JAPAN) KOIKE Kazuo Action, Crime Manga
5 Love, Peace and an Energy Company!?: How Moms and Young entrepreneurs changed German Natural Energy HORIZON FEATURES CO., LTD. KANA Tomoko Drama, Adventure, Historical Drama Book
6 Omionna TOKUMA SHOTEN PUBLISHING CO., LTD. YOSHIMURA Man'ichi Drama, Romance, Thriller Book
7 On the Air! ABC INTERNATIONAL INC. HASHIMOTO Yuko Drama, Comedy, Romance Radio Drama Script
8 Takada Sekaikan Story PRODUCTION SAKO beco Comedy, Drama, Romance Manga

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