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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
大貴族
โนเบลส
노블레스
Kilmingieji

Groups Scanlating
Easy Going Scans
LINE Webtoon
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Latest Release(s)
v.7 c.354 by LINE Webtoon (5d ago)
v.7 c.353 by LINE Webtoon (12d ago)
v.7 c.352 by LINE Webtoon (19d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
353 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 (1873 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.86 / 10.0
10
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9+
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Last Updated
May 11th 2015, 5:39pm 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 #110 increased(+26)
Monthly Pos #84 increased(+31)
3 Month Pos #150 increased(+24)
6 Month Pos #135 decreased(-18)

List Stats
On 6332 reading lists
On 1267 wish lists
On 191 unfinished lists
On 654 custom lists

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Must Read Manhwa   
Rating: 6.0 / 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.

Though many people tends to compare the characters of Noblesse to existing characters of other manga, I for one believe that the characters in Noblesse are quite unique in their rightful aspects. Unlike other Shounen manga Noblesse doesn't always discern with just Good v.s Evil, nor does it try to make the audience hate a character only to have them loved later on. Noblesse does a great job with the grey area between good and evil and would place that aspect into many of the characters. Good who choose to walk evil's path and evil that choose to do good.

As for the story, I won't say that it is perfect but it is definitely better than average. A lot of people say that it is repetitive but I like to see it as character growth. It is not just about the weak getting beat by the strong and evil getting conquer by good. With each battle, the past of those who are involve gets revealed to the audience. And has these past are revealed, we get closer and closer to the bigger picture. That is what I like about Noblesse. It is predictable in its nature yet unpredictable because of its uniqueness.

7/10. The highest rating that I've ever gave to a manga/Manhwa. Noblesse is not perfect and so I won't give it a 10 but it is definitely a "Must Read" in my list.
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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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Tried it, but it's not up to par.   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Cassiopea
May 4th, 2012, 1:10pm
I am trying to figure out what the whole appeal is to this series...it truly is very simple.


The plot isn't really intriguing; it also felt too familiar, not entirely unique enough.


The male leads are painfully bishounen. Maybe I am just too old (Who knows, maybe I would have liked it back when I was 16?) but it wasn't for me. These guys are very sparkly emo pretty with eyeliner and piercings.

I will say that the art can feel quite fresh, much dibs to that, it's not like others. But sometimes the scenes can be tiresome or too "empty", and there are plenty of them. I agree with Ibleda about the webcomicy feel about the whole thing too.

I wonder if maybe the series was created to dip into a hype - offerring prettyness and a cliched storyline, thinking this was enough for a particular type of general audience. In a sense, dumbing down on purpose thinking it is for a dumbdowned group of readers. Which, in context, should feel a bit insulting.


If you do want a light, temporary and colourful read, then go for it, there is no harm in that. But if you are more interested in more a intricate, original, mature, and detailed plot with truly complex characters, reach for another series.

Additionally, if you are also a grown adult, reach for another series.

I'm sorry, but it is a bit overrated. I know some folks will likely feel all heated, defensive, throwing the usual silly "Haters" line, but have to say it like it is. (Funny how some people can get all fussy because others have legit opinions on why they don't like something. People who have read and disliked Noblesse have moved on with their lives, surely the fans can do the same thing instead of complaining or insulting)
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I DON'T CARE   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lolkika
December 23rd, 2013, 10:24am
i don't care if some say the drawing is getting bad or that it's not detailed enough. But this webtoon is being updated every dammit week, and the mangaka has been showing time and consideration through out the all story, and you guys are bad mouthing about it!!! do you guys know how hard is it to be a mangaka? and yet most of us read it weakly for FREE and YET not being at least a bit GREATFUL? OR are you saying that you can come up with a better story well draw and that's also getting updated weekly for free? if so i take what i said BACK!
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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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PERFECT   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by jessicafebr
September 24th, 2011, 12:59am
Noblesse is definitely one of the best manga/manhwa/web comic ever. It has great plot with just right, not too fast not too slow pace. There is just the right amount of humor and the right amount of action. The characters are entertaining and there are lots of good looking ones hahaha. Oh, and the art is awesome too. This is definitely a MUST READ.
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Why you must read Noblesse?   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by saxenas1
May 29th, 2012, 1:49pm
Its Good but ....

1. Its awesomeness is wearing off, when they started again after the one month break the story background was awesome, to come back to present day with a different angle was too soon.

2. The same cliche battles, I want Rai to be beaten or someone to power up or something dramatic to happen.

Its still an awesome webtoon, but.... its like at 8.93 on a scale of awesomness out of 10.

... Last updated on September 12th, 2012, 6:32am
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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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About this webtoon..   
Rating: N/A
by scarlet warrior
February 19th, 2014, 6:01am
The reason I started to read this webtoon was because of it's popularity and rating..
At first, I found it really entertaining and I kept reading for many chapters..There were few characters that I really liked, but as I kept reading..it felt like....same...villains appear, the characters fight with them, they are defeated and in the next chapter/arc.. the same...It was like a repetitive cycle.. It felt like watching team rocket from Pokemon..It also felt like it was dragging for too long that I have decided to drop it because I got tired with it and it became so...boring..

... Last updated on February 19th, 2014, 6:03am
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