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Noblesse  
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Description
For 820 years he had slumbered with no knowledge of mankind's advancement and scientific progress. The land which he once knew has become an unfamiliar place with new technology, attitudes, and lifestyles. Upon awakening, Cadis Etrama Di Raizel (called Rai), seeks to familiarize himself with this era. He locates a loyal servant of his, Frankenstein, who is currently the principal of a high school in South Korea. Rai decides that this school is the perfect place to help him learn about the modern world, enrolls, and begins associating with a group of good-natured students in order to 'blend in.' But this new world is no safer than the old; and the dignified, bewildered, technologically inept Rai finds himself embroiled in adventures both ridiculous and dangerous.

Original webtoon

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
Noblesse S (Novel) (Side Story)

Associated Names
Дворянство
大貴族
โนเบลส
노블레스
Kilmingieji

Groups Scanlating
Easy Going Scans
LINE Webtoon
Manga Pirate
MangaCow
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Latest Release(s)
c.351 by LINE Webtoon (90d ago)
c.350 by LINE Webtoon (97d ago)
c.349 by LINE Webtoon (104d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
351 Chapters (On Hiatus for unknown time due to artist's poor health)
16 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
Noblesse by tsubasa22
Noblesse by strixflash

Forum
55 topics, 422 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1863 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.86 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 11th 2015, 11:01pm PST


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Year
2008

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Naver Webtoon (Naver)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #262 increased(+2)
Monthly Pos #223 decreased(-40)
3 Month Pos #170 decreased(-52)
6 Month Pos #162 decreased(-45)

List Stats
On 6291 reading lists
On 1255 wish lists
On 180 unfinished lists
On 640 custom lists

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How can something be so freaking awesome?   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sarunas
July 14th, 2011, 12:01pm
This is by far the best shonen currently on air, the main character Rai fascinates me, I've always wanted a manga where the protagonist was the strongest since the very beginning, but even if he is the strongest you'll be hooked by a magnific plot and the awesome characters so as by the funniest scenes that you have and will ever see. If I had to say something bad about noblesse would be that you will die waiting for the weekly release since the author likes cliff hangers too much, well actually the only bad thing is that noblesse causes a very high addiction and dependence.
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Terrific!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by LittleDevilChan
July 4th, 2011, 2:47pm
Pulled an all nighter reading this. bigrazz
Started reading at 10:00 and stopped at 9:30. Lawl.
Anyways, I definitely recommend this manhwa as it is one of the best that I have come across.
Awesome art and plot. 10/10. ^o^

... Last updated on July 4th, 2011, 2:48pm
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Ordinary in a fantastic way   
Rating: N/A
by intemango
December 19th, 2010, 10:33am
This is pretty much your average shounen series bundled with an overly dreamy bishounen cast usually found in a shoujo setting, which is a very good formula to *cough* appeal to readers of both genders . The fights themselves are pretty much what you expect, we have power levels (I think the main character himself refers to some kind of 'eye-level'), constant one-upping, scrapping the power limiter, more hidden powers, and then power levels a few more times, and then the overpowered final boss steals the spotlight, every single time.

But of course, we're not here for some kind of realistic combat or a struggle for survival in a post-apocalyptic world. We're here for handsome elegant vampires doing elegant things, badass scientist fighting in mid-air, our most venerable protagonist dazzling every girl within sight, and inappropriate humor. Did I mention it is fully colored and gorgeous?
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A must read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Primer
November 13th, 2012, 10:53am
this is the first time comment here but i´ve been a reader of almost every genre for 10+ years and never felt this extreme joy of reading manga. the plot and the buildup every time gets just better and better and it always leaves an impression of much more deep plots with great fighting scenes as well as looking beautiful.
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Popularity not surprising   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by whistlebird
January 19th, 2011, 1:55am
I honestly love this manhwa. It's interesting, funny, mysterious, has a bit of a nostalgic comic book feel to it at parts, has beautiful, "elegant" artwork, and is of course chock full of bishie heroes and side characters. It has some drawbacks (for example sometimes you want to look at something in between the achingly beautiful and grotesquely deformed from too much power--and other times you wish the main character would stop sipping tea and do something, or at least say something) but in my opinion the positives far outweigh these things. The art and style change a whole lot through the course of its very many many chapters (some like the change, some don't--I like it) and the plot has its high action parts and much slower humor mini-arcs where Rai gets lost, sips tea, and he and Frankie watch lively high schoolers play board games and mess up their clean home. It breaks up the action nicely and gives a chance to be lighthearted in between all the sciency supernatural plot thickness.
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BEST EVER!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Sapphiresky
September 15th, 2010, 8:19pm
Just started reading it the other day and it's so addicting! It starts out a little slow, i mean all that happened in the first chapter was him getting out of a coffin but the story picks up and never loses its grip. Its unique for an action series to have all the fights so one sided, but I don't think it detracts from the story because it doesn't rely so much on the fights to tell the story. (And personally I don't usually care about the battle scenes anyway.)
The art is amazing and even though its in a weird format, i think it actually helps the story telling because if you can only see one panel at a time, it shows the passage of time better.
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Nice mix of mystery and comedy, with a dab of awesome action   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Prot
July 26th, 2010, 6:59pm
If you come at this manhwa for the fight's, you'll pleased, but I think the best thing about this manga is that there isn't any question of who's going to lose. Rai (the presumed "Dracula") and his servant are so much more powerful than their foes that it isn't a matter of "are they gonna win?" but rather, "I wonder what they're going to do now?" It's a story of a man/creature that knows he's the strongest, and is simply taking his time adjusting to his new surroundings. It's amusing to watch their leisurely attitudes, even in the dangerous moments. You'll be sure to check plenty of chuckles out of this one.

... Last updated on July 26th, 2010, 6:59pm
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Took me a while to give it a shot...but when I did, I loved it!   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by PinkShippuden
June 23rd, 2013, 4:59am
At first, when I read the first few chapters, I dropped it.
But a few months afterwards I gave it another try, because so many people loved it. And this manga completely surpassed my expectations!
Even though Cadis Etrama Di Raizel (Rai) is like the strongest being on earth, he doesn't go around just killing all his enemies, if he did, this story would be over long ago. I just love stoic characters like his that say some funny things (without realising themselves) with a serious tone (It's hilarious and cute...).
I Love all the main characters, even like a few of the antagonists.
I usually HATE misunderstandings in a manga (Manhua, Webcomic, etc.), but for this story it just added to it's charm.

If you're the kind of person who decides not to read a manga if it's not interesting in the beginning, then break that rule for this awesome webcomic, You won't be disappointed, I'm sure.
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A manga with ELEGANCE.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by unknownbliss07
September 15th, 2012, 6:23am
This is the first time I've rated a manhwa/manga with a perfect score 10. I've been reading mangas/manhwas for years now and been giving them a rating here in mangaupdates and to other sites and I never gave and even seldom rate some 9. But when I started to read Noblesse, I felt enlightened. I've found a manhwa with a story that I felt the same with the story I used to create in my mind. I'm very delighted! I love everything in this manhwa! It's perfect! Especially, Rai. HE'S THE MOST ELEGANT PERSON I'VE EVER KNOWN IN MY ENTIRE LIFE! Ugh, I think I'm in love with him.

Anyway, this manhwa is so amazing and I won't get tired of reading it over and over again.
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My Favourite Manga!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by strixflash
February 24th, 2014, 4:25am
Noblesse is my favourite manga of all time but that doesn't means it is flawless. It has flaws but then we shouldn't forget that no story is flawless. Allow me to describe its good and bad points ~

First of all, there are two types of stories. One which focuses more on plot then characte. In such stories plot is good but sadly most of the time characters are prety generic & dull.In second type of stories, characters are the main focus point rather than plot. The result being that the characters are more original & enjoyable. There is plot but not that great. Of course every story has both plot and characters but they focus on one point more than the other.

Noblesse main strength is its characters. The main protagonist is totally different from the standard shonen protagonist. He is cool, smart strong & silent. He doesn:t preaches the villains or anyone, and most of time he remains silent. You might think what's so great in this, right? Well, it's the way authors presented him. The second main character is a devoted servant who is a sadist in heart, and during the fight you would wonder who is the good guy. There are other unique & lovable characters as well. You see Noblesse focus much on the characters, their interactions, etc...

Noblesse has good action (in case of Rai it's plain massacre). There is witty humor in the fights which are serious.

The negative point of Noblesse is its somewhat repetiveness. But before you complain about this, let us remember that most of the mangas follow a certain loop to deliver plot. Let's see One Piece where the good guys arrive on an island for adventure, they find people in distress, then they sae them fron villains, and their name spreads... this pattern repeats like ten times. Most of the stories has a pattern. Nblesse is same, and its pattern being " Villains come to investigate in Korea, meets good guys, fight a battle on rooftops,... It focuses on this pattern to deliver its plot. So nothing exceptionally bad.

My only big complain is that many of the villains (not all) are generic. They boost about themselves like idiots & then die. We don't see much of their background info as well.

I recommened Noblesse to everyone who likes good characters, action and drama.
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