Webtoon is a popular Korean comic genre produced by digital publishing companies and self-published by artists. It is often regarded as the Korean equivalent of American comics. In the beginning, webtoons were primarily published on digital platforms, but they are now available in print as well. Popular webtoons have been adapted into film and TV series, with many of them becoming the highest grossing films of their respective years in South Korea. Webtoon is a popular genre in Korea with numerous publications in print and online. Webtoons are often released on digital platforms.