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How to Hug an Elephant  
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Description
Little bit special and inexperienced—
Kids grow up as they meet and fight each other.
The beginning of Park Hwi Jung's new School Life/Fantasy story.

Original webtoon (Korean webcomic)

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
코끼리를 끌어안는 방법

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c.20 by Outerworld Scans (152d ago)
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c.18 by Outerworld Scans (191d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
60 Chapters (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 7.9 / 10.0 (29 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.28 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 29th 2014, 6:29am PST


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Year
2013

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Naver Webtoon (Naver)

Licensed (in English)
No

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N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #983 increased(+262)
Monthly Pos #1810 increased(+802)
3 Month Pos #4093 increased(+340)
6 Month Pos #4469 increased(+607)

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On 147 reading lists
On 119 wish lists
On 6 completed lists
On 10 unfinished lists
On 69 custom lists

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Promising...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ImaginaryWishes
September 9th, 2013, 8:01pm
Well, I'm surprised there aren't any reviews yet. I quite like it so far. I clicked on this because I was bored and I liked the title, but it actually seems pretty interesting. I like the protagonist, Han Ho-Su. It's true that he's a little selfish, but he's relatable in that he's not the usual hot-headed, idealistic do-gooder type. He kind of reminds me of Yoo-Jung in Cheese in the Trap and his perfect facade and there seems to be some kind of personal trauma behind his reasoning. That Dorian "durian" kid seems interesting too. Heh. I'm curious to see how everything will play out.

Anyway, about the title. A commenter on Batoto suggested that it refers to the idiom of the "elephant in the room", in which case "hugging" the elephant means embracing the obvious truth that is being ignored.

... Last updated on September 9th, 2013, 8:14pm
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About the elephant in the room...   
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by geekdiva
November 17th, 2015, 3:51pm
The purpose of the title suggested by @ImaginaryWishes is interesting. However, if this title refers to an English-language idiom or story, it more likely refers to the following:

Q: How do you eat an elephant?
A: One bite at a time.

So hugging elephant is best done one bit at a time, taking one step at a time. Hmm... If the author meant to refer to both of these idioms, that would be extra interesting. smile
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