Internet novel author Ttangbyeol (actual identify Jung Eun Sook) has acknowledged she is taking authorized motion towards Hong Jung Eun and Hong Mi Ran, the writers of tvN’s “Hwayugi.”
In March, Ttangbyeol posted a weblog entry outlining the similarities between her novel “Aeyugi” and the drama “Hwayugi.” Both works are based mostly on the basic Chinese novel “Journey to the West.” Hong Jung Eun and Hong Mi Ran responded that that they had by no means seen or heard of the novel, and that “Hwayugi” had been in conception earlier than the publishing of “Aeyugi.”
Ttangbyeol lately introduced by way of one other weblog submit that she has filed a lawsuit towards Hong Jung Eun and Hong Mi Ran (the Hong sisters) for plagiarism of her work.
The creator acknowledged, “I’m legally disputing plagiarism with reference to ‘Hwayugi’ as I was given the skilled opinion that even when they’re concepts, they’re protected beneath copyright. As the Hong sisters, who wrote ‘Hwayugi,’ have denied every thing, I ended up formally pursuing a lawsuit.”
Ttangbyeol added, “I’ll solely say this a lot as I’ve been instructed that posting detailed data can have an effect on the trial. However, I’ll reveal that there are actually 22 points introduced up within the lawsuit, versus the unique depend of 10. Whichever aspect it might be, justice will be seen in courtroom.”
Studio Dragon, the manufacturing firm behind “Hwayugi,” has acknowledged that they have contacted the Hong sisters for their response.