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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 / English Version by Naver

Type
Manhwa

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Associated Names
Дворянство
النبلاء
大貴族
โนเบลส
노블레스
Kilmingieji

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LINE Webtoon
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Latest Release(s)
c.435 by LINE Webtoon (0d ago)
c.434 by LINE Webtoon (7d ago)
c.433 by LINE Webtoon (14d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
434 Chapters (Ongoing)
16 Volumes (Ongoing)

Season 1: 92 Chapters (Completed) 1~92
Season 2: 62 Chapters (Completed) 93~154
Season 3: 46 Chapters (Completed) 155~200
Season 4: 38 Chapters (Completed) 201~238
Season 5: 48 Chapters (Completed) 239~286
Season 6: 41 Chapters (Completed) 287~327
Season 7: 103 Chapters (Ongoing) 328~434+

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Chap 1
Ends at Chap 78 (Abridged)

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Noblesse by tsubasa22
Noblesse by strixflash

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58 topics, 452 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (2007 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.76 / 10.0
10
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9+
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Last Updated
November 29th 2016, 11:19am PST


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Year
2008

Original Publisher
Futabasha (License in Japan since 2015)
Naver (Korea)

Serialized In (magazine)
Naver Webtoon (Naver)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #206 decreased(-135)
Monthly Pos #33 increased(+7)
3 Month Pos #47 increased(+10)
6 Month Pos #51 increased(+18)

List Stats
On 6668 reading lists
On 1330 wish lists
On 125 completed lists
On 240 unfinished lists
On 715 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Some cult following for this webtoon 134 days, 10 hours, 29 minutes ago
Noblesse Awakening! Official Animation! +New Spin-off series 304 days, 5 hours, 33 minutes ago
Noblesse OVA Preview 328 days, 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
frankistine and lord 896 days, 12 hours, 13 minutes ago
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Exact same formula for every single arc   
Rating: 9.3 / 10.0
by kLuTz243
July 13th, 2015, 12:23pm
Noblesse has never been known to have a story with much depth. However, the simplicity of it, along with the great art and awesome displays of power, is what makes it such an enjoyable read. Unfortunately, the simple formula that they use repeatedly in every arc, although entertaining at first, gets old. I don't think I need to elaborate because anyone that reads this webtoon knows what I am talking about. It is still definitely worth a read, but do so with low expectations in plot and depth. Be ready to see some repitition!
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Great character interaction and humor, but an outrageously repetitive plot along with for the most part boring fight scenes drags this Manhwa down.   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Johnjimco
September 25th, 2016, 5:24am
This manhwa had great potential. When I first started reading I was very excited to see where it went. The characters were funny, interesting, and mysterious. The fight scenes were passable and fresh enough to interest me. The villains managed to be intimidating even though the main character could destroy them without a second thought.

The main characters are still funny and interesting, but scratch everything else.

Every arc is practically the same (Saying practically is being very generous). I'll lay out how almost every arc after the first few go.

1: Bad guys come for nefarious reasons.

2: They kidnap people, most often the useless kids that hang around Rai.

3: M-21 and Friends go to rescue them.

4: They are beaten after giving it their all and lamenting how weak they are.

5: Stronger person comes to save everyone. Most often Frankenstein, but sometimes others.

6: They do well but still can't beat them.

7: Rai shows up and it's over.

There you go. If you aren't interested in the character interactions or humor that go on during and between arcs then this manhwa has nothing to offer you.

The villains are extremely boring as there are almost no consequences to anything they do. Most of them have the same copy and paste personality. As the series goes on the designs get increasingly stupid, culminating in a blueberry colored Majin Buu werewolf thing that made me exclaim "Wow this is dumb". Here's a few lines you'll hear from just about every villain in the series.

"Haha you think you could possibly defeat me!?"
"Hey you're not bad!" (There's seriously one guy that said this like 10 times in the same fight unironically)
"How could I be losing against someone like you!!!1!"

Then they die.

This may seem harsh but it's annoying to read something and know exactly what will happen next without fail.

Give this manhwa a try, you'll probably really like the first few arcs like I did, but try not to expect much more than that.
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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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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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So Awesome.   
Rating: N/A
by anime_lover122488
October 19th, 2011, 11:59am
Since this was getting so much attention, and me being a Korean, I decided to give it a shot, and I ended up catching up to the latest chapter in two sittings, not without a couple of sleep deprivations. Everything about this is just so great, the characters, plot, action, humor, and so on. There are so many facepalm moments (in a good way) that keeps you holding your gut, and the epic strength of the protagonists just keeps you on the toes, making you wonder just how long the enemies will last until their realization of powerlessness and impending doom.
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Both better and worse   
Rating: N/A
by nemo_nightwish
May 20th, 2011, 3:04am
So, this is one of the best things I've ever read. When you first have entered this epic story, it is absolute impossible to escape again. The charecters is some of the best I've ever read about, through the plot isn't the best. It is kinda strange, because it's real torture to wait for the next chapter, but still, sometimes, you feel strangly disappinted when you finished the chapter, while you also feel sad that it already ended.
The actual plot seems to worsen in the latest chapters(180), even trought it still gets better. I really don't know how to eksplain it, read it and maybe you'll understand what I mean.
Definitely worth a read. (sorry for my english)
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I can only say one thing, AWESOME!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by shaea
September 28th, 2010, 6:14am
There were fights, friendship etc, the usual thing in a shonen series but the gag, about Rai and the other characters is just sooo funny!! They were fighting and all serious at one scene and then I suddenly found myself laughing!! Just totally awesome!!
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Good Read Manhwa   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by scorcher
August 17th, 2014, 9:06pm
At first glance, Noblesse doesn't look any different when compared to other typical Shounen manga but that is certainly not true. The Manhwa itself is filled with deeps morals and integrity of humanity along with what true friendship and companionship should really be. Though the story may not be perfect, Noblesse is still a work of extraordinary virtue and valor.

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Entertaining...but way overrated   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by MangaGhost
July 10th, 2012, 10:55pm
The story is simple, which isn't a terrible thing, but don't expect anything particularly deep. Typical tropes abound, making enemies into friends, etc. For most of its run its been pretty much monster of the week fighting stronger and stronger opponents. Shounen action junkies should love it. I think it took the authors a bit of time to figure out where they wanted to take this story and actually develop one. Once we started to get close to the 200 chapter mark things started to develop, still it was a long wait. The art has its problems. For example, some of the characters have shadows on them, but they cast no shadows themselves. This is basic stuff. When you only have some of the panels colored, but lets say not the floor and of course no shadows the characters will look like they are floating. Someone seems to have discovered the blur tool in their image software and lost control. Everything in a background should not be blurred. Also some backgrounds jut into the foreground and if you blur that the result is that you have a sharp character that looks flat against a blurry background and some blurry foreground as well. Please use some restraint with that blur tool, you are overpowering your art with it. I could go on and on about weaknesses in the art. Their primary strength seems drawing bishies, which I must admit looks good. Some of the humor is entertaining, but very light which is a good way to describe the series. I think its a work in progress and the artists will undoubtedly get better considering how much work they are putting into it. Its light entertainment and fun entertainment, but nothing that deserves a 10. That's way overrating it. Right now its average maybe 6 to 7.
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great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by alexj2936
June 28th, 2011, 4:23pm
This is the best mahnwa I've ever read the story will keep you hooked from chapter 1. You should definitely give this a chance but be ready absolutely freak out whenever the author has one of his notorious cliff hangers
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