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Description
From Yen Press:

Monarchy ended long ago in Korea, but there are still other countries with Kings, Queens, princes and princesses. What if Korea had continued monarchism? What if all the beautiful palaces which are now only historical relics were actually filled with people? What if the glamorous royal family still maintained the palace customs? Welcome to a world where Korea still has the royal family living their lives! But for Che-Kyung, a high-school girl, this is a tragedy, since she has to marry the prince who turns out to be a total jerk!

Type
Manhwa

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Associated Names
らぶきょんLOVEin景福宮
宫/我的野蛮王妃
我的野蛮王妃
我的野蠻王妃
궁(宮)
Gung
Hoàng cung
Palace
Palace Story
Palais (French)
Princess Hours
The Royal Palace

Groups Scanlating
Dredshi
Evil Flowers
Franky House
Franky-Family Scanlations
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Latest Release(s)
v.27 c.174-179 (end) by Evil Flowers (2033d ago)
v.26 c.168-173 by Evil Flowers (2033d ago)
v.25 c.164-167 by Evil Flowers (2033d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
27 Volumes + 1 Extra (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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Forum
6 topics, 48 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (1004 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.05 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 24th 2017, 6:57pm PST


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Year
2002

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Wink (Seoul Cultural)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Yen Press (18 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #648 increased(+104)
Monthly Pos #1156 decreased(-20)
3 Month Pos #1424 increased(+161)
6 Month Pos #1539 increased(+25)

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On 2082 reading lists
On 860 wish lists
On 994 completed lists
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Forum Posts
what's with the ending! 1812 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes ago
Goong drama ends at what chapter? 2209 days, 3 hours, 54 minutes ago
Does it really get worse? 2250 days, 19 hours, 1 minutes ago
drama vs manga ending 2257 days, 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
Goong issues 2777 days, 21 hours, 39 minutes ago

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I didn't get one aspect of it.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by SangMo
June 24th, 2017, 6:57pm
Maybe it was just because of it being split up, but...

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Why did Yul's mother cheat on her husband AFTER she supposedly fell in love with his him? His confession caused her to genuinely fall for him. Even in the present, she seemed to still love him dearly and said she was heartbroken when he died. I mean, at that about we didn't know if Shin's father loved his wife yet, but we know Yul's mother did love her husband.


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Too long and melodramatic   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by PZcolo
April 5th, 2017, 7:02am
Might have been good but there is too much melodrama and it's too long for it's own good.
After a while you get tired of having the main chars acting like idiots and doing all the opposite of what they feel just to make the drama and misunderstandings go deeper, how many times does the future queen needs to get caught in a compromising situation with Yul? and Seja's actions might be justified in many occasions but he keeps being an a** over and over with no particular reason and (apparently) contrary to his cool and contained personality.
After 8 volumes with little progress and judging by the comments that there are at least 100 more chapters of similar content and a very bad ending, I don't think I'll ever be finishing this one.
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Overdramatic   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by smily_lois
August 4th, 2015, 4:59am
It was enjoyable for the most part, however, my gripes are rather major. The plot becomes too tedious and interactions are so melodramatic I could hardly keep reading. However, the ending wasn't all that bad in my OWN opinion. It left some loose ends but it kinda suited both of our main characters.
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Enjoyable   
Rating: N/A
by Truthfulyume658
July 6th, 2015, 11:50pm
Enjoyable yet dragged on. Very funny at times yet their arguments and problems took them into a circle I would not call this my favorite but pretty good.

For posterity my favorite chapter would be 178
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So much drama, but bad ending   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Kinky-Chan
July 3rd, 2015, 9:30pm
At first, I thought I love this manhwa, mainly because of the art but boy am I disappointed when I read the ending. There is too much of over-the-board drama with the couple being divorced, yet still longing for each other, secret meetings, more evil plots from Yul and his freaking mum and all this crap...leads to an ending where
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The prince can't abandon his duties and the princess who didn't like the life of royalty. And to wait for each other again?! They will be old before they know it.


Basically all those drama for nothing. It's kinda ridiculous no matter how you see it.Like as if the author just decided to burn the story, throw away a good ending and replaced it with something a cliffhanger.

... Last updated on July 3rd, 2015, 9:31pm
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good idea, bad execution...   
Rating: N/A
by wallyakazukin
July 11th, 2014, 3:47pm
Well, there's a lot of manhwa like this, actually...
When it has a very good and interesting base, the storytelling make my heart tired of all those round love-hate-love-hate-love and unnecesarry filler.
It started out very well, and the main idea was good after all, but all those filler make me keep skipping chapter after chapter, asking, "where's the main plot?" while waiting for development of the main character. It's good, but tiring and frustating. If the reader is not a patient type, they'll surely will leave this series.
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um   
Rating: 3.9 / 10.0
by moonmystery
December 18th, 2013, 10:30pm
the series starts out quite well, and I laughed a lot during the first 2/3 of the series.... but then, the love triangles and conspiracies just got too suffocating... And I couldn't stand how the couple is just constantly at each others' throats, wanting break ups and what not....

also, as man pointed out, the ending sucks. In fact, I suggest that you just skip the last couple chapters, and imagine your own ending instead.

... Last updated on December 18th, 2013, 10:33pm
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Catchy!   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Yankee-chan
September 21st, 2013, 3:40pm
I hardly say this, but this Manhwa was really catchy and made me read it in almost one go. It is been a while since that happened, especially when it comes to settings with a historical feel and adjusted circumstances, like the royal palace still being filled with life. But - It was a surprise to see, how this one got me alsmost right away, because of the interesting characters and the humor. Honestly, sometimes I was laughing like crazy. Kkk.

As for the drawing style, it's matching. At the right points, for example the palace backgrounds or the historical elements (from clothing to vases), you can find many details, while there are also times with clear lines, when the focus lies on the characters and the emotions on their face. The SD formats are funny and not overwhelmingly often used, so the jokes usually go well with and without them. All in all, IMO the artwork was pretty well done and needs praise.

As for the storyline - There are moments praiseworthy and others that are not, but that's a given, since no storyline is able to match everyones tastes. Right? In my eyes the story was interesting and made me curious about the next steps, which is certainly a good job. Still - By times I was annoyed by the antagonists, the dragging dialogues repeating things all over again and the characters being unable to move forward, BUT that's life. It wasn't like those things made me stop reading and somehow they just fit the way the story is told, so the interesting and refreshing twists beat them.

The characters have been created well, too. You get a real hand full of different types, which makes it easy to find your personal favourite and see them overcoming their own troubles. They are distinctive and the behaviour is in most cases understandble, even though this can get on your nerves somtimes. It can make their actions predictable or simply a bit stupid, since there might be an easier way in sight to clear misunderstandings or resolve the issues they have. But, again that's an aspect making them seem realistic - and I liked that.

The ending was fine with me. To be honest ...
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The scene, when they are finally together again and he asks her to come in, while she asks him to come out ... Made me almost get teary eyes. It was a nice conclusion for both, although some may nag about them not being together right away. However, they matured along the storyline and that's the point for me, which was shown through this again.


In conclusion - The drama adaption bored me after the first episode and so I didn't expect anything, when I was giving this Manhwa a try. In the end, I'm happy about trying it, because it was way better than I would have imagined and so funny, yet touching at some points. Therefore, you should give it a chance, too~ ^^
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Glad I tried it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by hotarusasaki
August 3rd, 2013, 7:05pm
To be honest I only read this because my friend kept going on about how good and funny in was and at the first few chapters I wasn't really interested in it and wanted to stop, but now I have to say that I'm glad I kept on reading. Although to me the first few chapters was boring it was to set up the story so I didn't skip it. If I was to break the story into four parts (start, middle 1, middle2, finish) I would probably say middle 1 was my favourite and then middle 2. The ending left me with a very unsatisfied feeling as many have pointed out before me.
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In my opinion I think the part where shin was forced to become deputy and so even though they could finally get together, they chose not to, was unnecessary. Despite how annoying obstacles are they're there to make the story exciting and interesting, but that was just too many obstacles. And as people before me have said there were many questions unanswered which I found annoying but compared to how great the story was as a whole it was bearable. What I really didn't get was why ChaeKyung refused to go back to the palace, yes I get that it was a horrible and lonely place for her but before she didn't want to get kicked out of the palace so shouldn't she be apply that she could go back to the palace, and as she said herself, although there were bad memories there were good ones too and it was where she spent lots of her time with shin. And she had gotten close to the royal family and the staff, they had accepted her. So it would be hard if she had to go back, but it isn't something that she wouldn't be able to handle.

So it was a great story which could have had some improvement with its ending and maybe the start too. I liked the characters and art and it was a decent plot too, would of given ten but the ending wasn't worth a ten to me so I'm giving it a nine.
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Great but the ending...   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by KadraDS
July 22nd, 2013, 6:35pm
After watching the drama for this manhwa, I thought that it would be a good idea to read the manhwa. Because the manhwa was still ongoing, I knew that there would be a lot of differences compared to the drama. This manhwa was entertaining; I simply loved it. The author's humor, the quirky characters, the politics. Then the author decides to give the manhwa a frustrating ending. Just as athinyuni89 said there are too many things left unanswered. This should have gone on longer.
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