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The Breaker: New Waves  
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In the aftermath of the desperate battle between Goomoonryong and the Martial Arts Alliance -- Yi Shioon's ki-center was destroyed by his own master Goomoonryong, leaving him unable to practice martial arts...

Even though Shioon is no longer a murim-in, more assailants continue to pursue him. Through his encounter with Goomoonryong, the bullied boy has grown in to a respectable man. However, Shioon must now learn to survive in this chilly world of Murim without his master...

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Related Series
The Breaker (Prequel)

Associated Names
Сокрушитель: Новые волны
The Breaker 2
The Breaker New Waves
The Breaker: NW
The Breaker: Part 2

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Status in Country of Origin
9 Volumes (Ongoing)

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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1524 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.76 / 10.0
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Last Updated
March 12th 2014, 9:15am PST

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Daiwon (paperback volumes)
Daum (digital)

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Daum (Daum)

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #162 decreased(-114)
Monthly Pos #9 decreased(-4)
3 Month Pos #7 decreased(-1)
6 Month Pos #4 decreased(-1)

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On 7203 reading lists
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What is up with this guy? 122 days, 15 hours, 7 minutes ago
Hiatus? 255 days, 5 hours, 21 minutes ago
Am I supposed to read The Breaker before New Waves? 350 days, 5 hours, 56 minutes ago
112 368 days, 23 hours, 54 minutes ago
The Breaker: wuxia culture 391 days, 7 hours, 59 minutes ago

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Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by RaeBabeeyx3
October 21st, 2012, 1:01pm
Good sequel, but it's kinda slow-paced............ I wanna see more of Chunwoo again, though it isn't quite possible I guess. The main lead gets kinda annoying, since he always happens to be in the same situation over and over again and then blaming himself for how weak he is, when people around him just wanna protect him........ yeah idk THAT gets annoying. The first part had more comical stuff in it, this one is all serious now, I guess cos Chunwoo and Shiho duo aren't seen anymore.

EDIT: SOMEONE has to clean the tags/catergories.......... I mean, there's a shitload of tags here that are so irrelevant lol.

EDIT 7/4/2013: FINALLY. FINALLY HE HAS AWAKENED AS A GOD. After 100 chapters of him getting treated like a piece of shit it is finally time for him to be treating everyone else like people who are beneath him OH MY GOD.

... Last updated on April 6th, 2013, 8:31am
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Still Quite Good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Yuhuo
August 4th, 2012, 1:33am
Starts out slow but is starting to pick up pace. It can be a bit frustrating though as Shioon never really makes any progress in permanently regaining his powers until the recent couple of chapters (hopefully).
For those who think that the series is too slow, remember that The Breaker also started off slowly and it was a monthly publication, thus New Waves would seem even slower with its weekly release of fewer pages.

... Last updated on August 4th, 2012, 1:34am
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Now's a good time to start   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by radar64
July 13th, 2012, 2:09am
The manga just completed enough of itself for you to be able to keep reading up to a point where you can feel satisfied and excited for the next chapter without the discouragement that having to wait would give you Also bad ass fights scenes that get your heart pumping like i said start reading now and you won't be able to stop until you catch up.

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One of the things I like about New waves is that the MC levels up and overcomes his weaknesses (like in all manga ) and so do his enemies, cool guy leveled up since the last time he fought and the audience was able to see his power of analyzation a little more closely. It's interesting that the Author still portrays Shioon as learning from his master or at least growing to be able to use his master's teachings as always great fight scenes and awesome art 10/10. And for all you guys bitchin about it being slow... calm down every manga has a proper pace and if this one went faster the newly introduced characters wouldn't have time to develop and then this manga just wouldn't run well

... Last updated on October 5th, 2013, 10:21pm
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Rating: N/A
by Yo!
July 9th, 2012, 12:14am
As much as I LOVED the previous season, New Waves has been a great let down. It started off with Shioon trying to regain his balance in life after his master's departure.The beginning was good (rather slow) there was a heavy hint of Nine Arts Dragon returning, but when he did, the story line didn't change was more like a cameo :S The action scenes were pretty good but got repetitive and some situations could have been avoided without a fight. We pretty much got the point of Shioon being amazing, but every character gets stunned and impressed etc...their inner dialogue was getting on my nerves. It's been 80 chapters now, and there's nothing greatly notable while the author created wonders within 79 chapters in The Breaker :/
New Characters - 6.5/10 (I thought too many were kinda useless)
Art - 10/10 (as ever)
Story - 6.5-7/10 (I want more of 9AD!)
Can expect more in future maybe, really hoping they'd do something more with this series.

... Last updated on July 9th, 2012, 7:57am
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Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by callmebaboon
May 19th, 2012, 7:13am
what is this?..boy I must say you are just lucky...nothing more than that..keep getting A praise, A spotlight you didn't suppose to get... You didn't do much except getting hurt and have some lucky punch..guess what you S**ks!! dropping this manga cause the story being dragging to long a little action here and there..I Want A big Fight once in awhile..soo until then bubye. THE BREAKER.. Ps I love the OLD WAVES better.. =P
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by aku720
May 4th, 2012, 1:52am
dude i totally agree with you, i am myself waiting for some good action,but nothing is happening. I am expecting something from Shioon at least he must do something amazing like beating some master or a villain and totally stunning everyone or something like that lol
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Rating: N/A
by ragec
May 4th, 2012, 1:20am
Am I the only one getting frustrated with this manhwa? Don't get me wrong, I love breaker but I keep patiently waiting for something to happen!! I was so happy when it start moving after 60 chapters but then it's DEAD END once again.
It's unfortunate but I'll just drop this manwha to save me all the waiting for nothing. I really love 1st season of Breaker and read it multiple times. It's just so disappointing that the sequel fell short. I might revisit once it's completed and maybe i might regret dropping it or not.

... Last updated on May 4th, 2012, 7:29am
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The Breaker was a pleasant surprise. New Waves...not so much   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Samken
April 14th, 2012, 5:57am
The original The Breaker was a really good battle manga, the protagonist was a weak person at heart (Bullying and etc...) and body (No martial skills at all, etc..), and was always growing. In new waves it's like every effort he did make in the prequel didn't metter much to the story at all.

He's weaker than ever, and just in recent chapters (65+) he's trying to get his lost strength back (He wasn't very strong back then, but at least he was stronger then he is now). He was denying his progress all these past chapters, it's just frustrating to the reader.

My rating for the Original The Breaker was a solid 9, but for this series i'm giving a 6. It's a good series, better than the avarege battle manga, but there's a downgrade in quality, storytelling and art (few and far, not that the avarege reader will notice much) from the Original.

... Last updated on May 25th, 2012, 8:48am
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No Point Stage   
Rating: N/A
by mowres
March 17th, 2012, 10:28am
It just like a reset, back to zero. the main char back to weak. so it's mean there is no point what have been accompolish in first seasson. just like waste..
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i dont like complete weak and so try so innocent character, especially if it's a guy. so annoying - try like ichigo or oga
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TOO F****** BEAST!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Spearsmen620
February 20th, 2012, 6:50pm
AHHHHHHHHHHH This manhwa is THE BEST action graphic novel(i say GN because it inculdes manhwa/manga/manhua etc) I have ever known nor seen!!!!!! It is like the Ocean, everytime I take a sip, it leaves me quenching for MORE! The beginning is not that action packed, but OMGGGGG later on it amazing!!! ~ch50+

Edit: I fucking hate all the bad reviews, and the people who dropped this manhwa are pitiful because:
ONE: The Breaker: New Waves isn't number one on the MU stats for being boring.
TWO: The Breaker was a monthly manhwa and Shioon was gaining power incredibly fast, and if he was to continue growing, it would have been DBZ all over again.
THREE: The Breaker: New Waves is becoming even more epic as of late (chapter ~50+) Chapter 60 is just plain awesome, and if you drop it, sucks that you won't pick it back up.

... Last updated on February 22nd, 2012, 11:41pm
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