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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 / Original English Version

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
Noblesse S (Novel) (Side Story)

Associated Names
Дворянство
النبلاء
大貴族
โนเบลส
노블레스
Kilmingieji

Groups Scanlating
Easy Going Scans
LINE Webtoon
Manga Pirate
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Latest Release(s)
c.365 by LINE Webtoon (1d ago)
c.364 by LINE Webtoon (8d ago)
c.363 by LINE Webtoon (15d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
362 Chapters (Ongoing)
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 (1892 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.86 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 13th 2015, 10:51am 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 #216 decreased(-24)
Monthly Pos #164 (No change)
3 Month Pos #159 decreased(-25)
6 Month Pos #144 decreased(-9)

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On 6382 reading lists
On 1274 wish lists
On 197 unfinished lists
On 661 custom lists

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The Elegance of the Noblesse   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Sogno
April 30th, 2013, 8:28pm
The number one reason I read Noblesse: Cadis Etrama Di Raizel.

Never, in all my years of reading all genres of fiction novels, short stories, epic poems, mangas, etc, or in all the movies or shows I've watched, have I ever seen such a self-sacrificing, loyal, and absolutely astounding show of character as I've seen in Noblesse. Here you've got the most powerful being on the whole planet from the get-go, who only uses his power at the last minute to protect those who care for him, and also to punish those who abuse their power even when it pains him to do so.

I can't write enough praise about Rai so... Frankenstein, his servant, is the second reason I read this. His devotion to Rai is awesome, and he's super powerful and wonderfully sadistic... really the opposite of his master.

The other characters are great too, even the "regular" human kids. I love the story and the plot. There's the traditional nobles on the 'good' side and the up-and-coming Union on the 'bad' side, though neither are really good nor bad.

It's not a mainstream shounen, but it is a shounen. Again, the MC is the most powerful guy on the planet, so he easily destroys those in his way. But he doesn't want to, he doesn't scream and yell about it, and it hurts him.

There are some flashbacks, but what makes them so great is they're just long enough for the reader to understand more about the present but yet not get bored with and stuck in the past. Some even only last a few panels, but much is told with just those few.

And the last bit of why this is my absolute favorite manga/manwha/etc is the humor. It's original, all of the characters show a bit of it, and it's fairly clean. It also comes at unexpected moments. Humor is a must for me and Noblesse does a fantastic job of delivering it.

Also... this is the ONLY manga/manwha I have completely read more than once. ^^

... Last updated on April 30th, 2013, 8:29pm
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A fun ride   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by komasa
April 21st, 2013, 9:04am
I first tried reading very soon after it came out, the impression that it left wasn't very good, so I dropped it for awhile. It was after it built up to about a hundred or so chapters when I got bored, and decided to give this another go. Frankly, I got hooked, and have been following this series devotedly ever since.

The one thing that I can never-pin point with this manwha is why like it. If you asked me: Is the plot deep and original. I'd say: no. Is the characters original I'd also say: no. But I would say that there is a certain charm. Character stereotypes are put into situations and places where they normally wouldn't be. Humour is dropped when you'd least expect it. All in all it's fun, and difficult to get bored off.

A note to latest chapters:
I agree with comments saying that artwork has gone down hill since the beginning. It's high point was in the second and third seasons (imo). It might have something to do with the artist and author taking short breaks between seasons and starting a new series called "Ability". However I maintain a hope the art will go back to it's golden days.
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A shounen I like   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by RattixEmpire
January 21st, 2013, 10:10am
I normally avoid manga made for guys, being a girl, it simply isn't targeted at me and I often find them slightly offensive due to how female characters are almost always portrayed. However, I was bored, had nothing to read and needed to get out of the real world. And Noblesse showed itself to me. I love how it takes the piss, and how unbelievably bad-ass some of the characters are, (it makes me feel like a fan girl.) I love how funnily insane other characters are and that no matter how serious the story is at the time is always manages to slip something in there that makes you grin. It is also exciting and something I cnan re-read. I love how the baddies they meet aren't always all that evil and that although it is predictable, it has so many redeeming qualities that it is still a good read. I wish it was an anime as well, because now I have to wait for the chapters to update and I have to find something else to read.
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Quite entertaining,I personally enjoy this web toon   
Rating: N/A
by Jessloveskittens
December 19th, 2012, 9:25pm
Like others have said before me, this web toon isn't for everyone. The majority do enjoy it though, as I am one of them. The people who rate Noblesse so high are obviously enchanted by it's charm but again not for everyone. If it's not for you, it's fine if you stop reading, just don't be that guy who ruins everyone's fun by critiquing something that is for pure entertainment.

... Last updated on December 19th, 2012, 9:26pm
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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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this is NOT a YAOI (GAY) mahwa lol   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by SSJR2
September 24th, 2012, 11:56pm
hey first of all i put that as my title because it is the reason ive stayed away from this manga and to clear things up with others so they dont stay away for the same reason is that i thought it was a yaoi (gay) manga and im not into that. Even though it didnt say yaoi, with all the "good looking" main male characters that out number female i thought it would end up that way but im glad to say it didnt (no offense to yaoi readers) . any way my review:

This manga is one word amazing, the art is spectacular and is really cool in fight scenes. the art does change a little later on but its nothing to complain about its probably good to give the artist time to make more chapters faster. the story is really good even though it does some times take time to develop and the characters are made really way (i ignore the kids because there irrelevant to me) all the nobles have cool abilities and appearance, there are a lot of unique enemies and in particular the best characters of course are rai and Frankenstein (but i really like Regis and Seira too) Rai is immensely powerful and is really funny when hes viewing the world and Frankenstein is powerful too and i love when he puts people in their place. all in all i recommend this 100% and my only problem is i want a little more chick characters for the guy character but any way worth the read and keep reading even though the beginning is kinda slow

... Last updated on March 12th, 2013, 11:00pm
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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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What happened to the art?   
Rating: N/A
by XfrozenX
August 29th, 2012, 10:28am
Still love the plot and the characters, but I really hope the art returns to its previous glory >.> Before the 1-month break it seemed the artist acknowledged the complaints about artwork, but nothing has changed sad
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Badass Main character!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Bleach-No1-Manga
August 12th, 2012, 7:50am
Unlike other Shonen Cliche mangas this one has an Uber powered main character

i also like the sidekick characters Franky and MK4

Deserves the ratings and Popularity!
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The Artist who made this manhwa!   
Rating: N/A
by miamidori
July 17th, 2012, 4:12pm
OMG! I think i see the name Lee Gwang Soo (LOL), The 1st time i read it, yeahh it's Lee Gwang Su, but maybe different name in 'Su' (i forget too hehe).
what i want to say is, when i read it, i think its Lee Gwang Su in Running Man, ahahaha, *speechless at d 1st time* .
and then i tried to see the info of the artist, but its different person *hahahha*

when i read the artist name, i wanna try to read it 1st. i hope that the content not make me dissapointed ! smile Fighting both who make this manhwa!!
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