Amid the excitement surrounding Netflix drama Mask Girl, webtoon authors Mae-mi and Hee-se’s recent interview has caught netizens’ attention
As the Netflix drama Mask Girl has garnered more attention recently, a past interview with Mae-mi and Hee-se, the authors of the original webtoon, has caught netizens’ attention.
In a recent post on major online communities like TheQoo, the authors of the original Mask Girl webtoon, Mae-mi and Hee-se, shared their thoughts after completing the second part of Mask Girl and mentioned everyone Villain characters in the series are female. They explained: “While the commonly used phrase ‘One woman’s enemy is another woman’ is difficult to resonate with, in the case of ‘Mask Girl’ it is true from certain perspectives.”
At that time, Mae-mi and Hee-se explained: “Since both the main and supporting characters in ‘Mask Girl’ are female, it’s inevitable that a woman’s enemy is another woman.” Both the protagonist and antagonist are women. We apologize if this makes anyone uncomfortable. “We’re excited about depicting fascinating bad women and want to continue depicting different types of bad women in the future.”
After the release of Mask Girl, Mae-mi and Hee-se continued their stories with Great Bang Ok-sook, which is about women who protect homes overlooking the Han River but end up with dead bodies leave in the river . They also released the series Pal-I People, which tells the story of Park Joo-yeon, an ordinary married woman who sells baby products on social media, and her obsession with Kim Ye-hee, a high school friend and celebrity co-star 700,000 followers, after “Mask Girl”.
Netizens who read Mae-mi and Hee-se’s thoughts in the post also commented: “It was great to see different female characters.” “Her works feature stories of abnormal people and not the usual ‘woman vs. woman’ theme, which is refreshing.” “‘Pal-I People’ is also interesting.”
On the other hand, the drama Mask Girl, which hit theaters on the 18th, is a thriller that tells the story of Kim Momi, who suffers from appearance complexes and gets caught up in unexpected events while working as an internet host for BJ at night .
Lee Han-byeol, an up-and-coming actress, takes on the role of Kim Momi, a former plastic surgeon who works as a regular office worker by day and BJ Mask Girl by night while struggling with insecurities surrounding her appearance.
Nana takes on the role of Kim Momi after undergoing plastic surgery and living under a new identity as “A-reum” after a murder. Actress Go Hyun-jung plays the role of middle-aged Kim Momi, who suffered the side effects of cosmetic surgery and spent 16 years in prison.
Ahn Jae-hong plays the character Joo-nam in the drama. Joo-nam is an assistant manager at the same company as Kim Momi and accidentally discovers the identity of BJ Mask Girl, which complicates Kim Momi’s life.
Kim Kyung-ja, played by Yeom Hye-ran, is Joo-nam’s mother and the antagonist who relentlessly pursues Kim Momi.