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Tower of God  
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Bam, who was alone all his life has entered the tower to chase after his only friend, Rachel, but how will he survive without having any special strength or power?

Original Webtoon / Official English Version


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Associated Names
Башня Бога
ทาวเวอร์ออฟก๊อด หอคอยเทพเจ้า
신의 탑
Dievo Bokštas
Shi-nui t'ap
Top of God
Torre de Deus
Torre de Dios

Groups Scanlating
LINE Webtoon
Manga Pirate

Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.221 by LINE Webtoon (4d ago)
v.2 c.220 by LINE Webtoon (11d ago)
v.2 c.219 by LINE Webtoon (18d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
Season 1: 79 Chapters (Complete)
Season 2: 220 Chapters (Ongoing)

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User Reviews

18 topics, 78 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1880 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.86 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 17th 2016, 8:58am PST



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Naver Webtoon (Naver)

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #23 decreased(-3)
Monthly Pos #16 (No change)
3 Month Pos #21 increased(+11)
6 Month Pos #28 increased(+16)

List Stats
On 6124 reading lists
On 1268 wish lists
On 106 completed lists
On 145 unfinished lists
On 658 custom lists

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Forum Posts
How does the LINE Webtoon translation compare? 227 days, 1 hours, 49 minutes ago
Has anybody noticed this? 374 days, 10 hours, 27 minutes ago
The Tower is Real 949 days, 22 hours, 58 minutes ago
Ch. 84 1096 days, 20 hours, 54 minutes ago
Announcing the first Tower of God RPG Game 1131 days, 12 hours, 0 minutes ago

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Declining Quality   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Opec
February 5th, 2015, 5:29am
This webtoon is divided into 2 parts and sadly even the quality is divided into 2 just as that

Part 1
- Team Work
- Great Characters
- Great Games
- Mystifying Tower and it's secret
....Overall PERFECT! 10/10

Part 2
- Great Beginning, Dark baam was good reveal at first
- Workshop arc it stars "the Slow Death" of this webtoon
- Redundant and too many lame characters, now it's hard to keep track of anybody...
- Games does not have that same shine that Part 1 have infact it feels Boring and draggy
- Lame twists and manipulation, doesn't have that "Wow WTF" Factor of part 1
- MC doesn't have any Goal except Chasing Rachel (aka sasuke)

I have to say part 2 has made me completely despise this webtoon and hence the low score

... Last updated on February 5th, 2015, 5:31am
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Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by bnad
February 2nd, 2015, 1:11am
While the 1st season was great, the 2nd season is kinda a bummer. Serious drop on quality of writing.

On the other note, I still don't really understand Baam's motivation. I mean, cmon,she's not even Jennifer Aniston's Rachel. She's the backstabbing jerk Rachel. Just hire a high ranker hitman and move on. Baam's whining over and over on how he need to meet Rachel is becoming hard to read.
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It sucks now   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by wick29
December 8th, 2014, 3:09am
Only the first season was worth reading

The second season is like whirlwind of characters and arcs...the author endlessly tries to highlight other characters more and more which is confusing because after a while one cannot tell them apart. The main plot only progresses after 60-70 chapters.
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Such a disappointment.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
September 14th, 2014, 9:26am
The first season of ToG was amazing. Twists, betrayals, and atypical characters were everywhere, and the season ending was a particular highlight.

But at some point early in season 2, something went wrong. The tone changed: a large proportion of the plots became predictable or boring or pointless, the author wrote far more characters than he could meaningfully sustain, etc.

All that said, ToG at its worst is better than many series at their best (e.g. Noblesse) - if that weren't the case, I would've stopped reading a long time ago. As is, I still habitually read each new weekly chapter as it's released, hoping for the brilliance of the first season, but this expectation is basically never met.
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Okay maybe it's not going to get better   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by NimbleTurtle
July 15th, 2014, 11:01am
I wrote a very long tedious review about how good this manhwa is, and how it will improve over time. Sadly, that does not seem like it will happen.

People argue that season 2 is where things started declining. To be more precise, I think the first 40-50 chapters of the season 2 is super solid, in some ways better than season 1. The art is better and establishing a sense of mystery and foreboding was also quite well done.

That is... until the workshop battle. That's where things REALLY went downhill. It feels like the author transformed into a totally different person.

Possible reasons for the declining quality?
(1) author's habitual wrist problem, which apparently still needs surgery or some effective long-term treatment --> affects the coloring, art, and how many quality panels you can dedicate
(2) overall health --> less creative, less logical flows, bad dialogues, tendency to draw things out, etc. Being a comic writer is tough on one's health.
(3) stopped giving a damn --> hey it's a problem that many artists face. It's possible the author just stopped giving a damn.

Here are my tips to the author:
(1) take a long ass hiatus: no one gives a shit about this manhwa at this point
(2) work on improving health: meditation, proper sketching posture, exercise, diet, etc.
(3) improve on art, especially action scenes
(4) announce to publishers that the last 120 chapters was all part of a lame joke - a demonstration of what poor story writing is all about
(5) start a whole new workshop battle and actually make it good and logical OR take the story in a whole different route.

The most appealing aspect of tower of god is its world building. But it suffers in its execution and details. The first season was very good at the execution and details, and combining that in conjunction with a dedicated wiki page gave the series a sense of balance and mystery. I've been reading Tokyo Ghoul and I'm amazed by the level of sophisticated dialogues and plot building. But it still manages to establish that sense of macro-level big scale that leaves people wanting more.

... Last updated on October 24th, 2015, 5:48pm
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Genius Author   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by enryu022
June 23rd, 2014, 8:32pm
This webtoon is amazing , SIU is genius , i finish reading and it is the best thing i've ever read , the story and the world , everything about it is so refreshing , the thing that surprises me the most is , there are characters that didn't make any appearance and yet at the same time the way i started to love them was equal or higher to the ones that we see every time and are present in the story .

When i finish the story i went to visit the wiki and reading all the info , i realize i know nothing about this comic even after i finish reading all both seasons , it seems the author released info about the story and the characters that hasn't appeared yet and put it in his blog their background or their accomplishment , you can find the translation in the wiki . I am looking forward to when those characters appear .

... Last updated on June 23rd, 2014, 8:39pm
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cant stop reading it !!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Skydown
April 29th, 2014, 11:53am
ToG is the best webtoon i have ever read, even though it started a bit boring and at one point I was even thinking of dropping it ... but ToG got better and better! I love all the characters, especially Baam/Viole, because he really is loveable and has an interesting background. The art is also really beautiful, I can't get enough of it ^^
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Rehash? Probably not, and this author knows /exactly/ where this story is going.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kichiX
March 30th, 2014, 10:52am
I couldn't agree more with Rennov.

A lot of people, after ToG became popular, started complaining that it's a rehash of fantasy elements seen in other mangas; I would argue that it, in actual fact, is not, but the logic which equates this irrevocably with a bad manga is beyond me anyway.

The author knows exactly where this story is going. He is not pulling tricks out of the hat or grabbing at straws to stretch this out. If you read the afterwords in season two you'll realise this, and also that there was no way he could have foreshadowed some things in the ways he did without knowing what was going to happen. The foreshadowing might be subtle, and it might be seen only by those who read the notes The Company attached to the end of each chapter to find out about the ToG universe, but it shows how truly, truly vast the universe is, and just how much the author knows what is happening, and will happen, in his story.

(I have only one last thing to add, and that is to those who say Baam is the standard protagonist who is kind to everyone: what have you to say over the workshop battle now, then? More specifically S2 Chapter 72?)
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Painfully Deriative   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by Fundefined
March 19th, 2014, 4:13pm
Tower of God doesn't have a single original or interesting idea in it. It's a RPG aspired story with a messianic main character with a million rehashed fantasy elements and dizzying amount of characters. It's the dollar grocery store fantasy paperback equivalent of manga/manhwa with mediocre writing and poor art. Reading this feels like playing a table top RPG with a novice Dungeon Master. The author clearly has a lot of ideas he wants to play with but he just doesn't have the skill to properly world build while being engaging at the same time. Maybe some can enjoy this series if this is first kind of RPG style fantasy you've encountered but by no means is this anything noteworthy.

The uncomfortable truth about Tower of God is that if it was a Japanese manga instead of one of the first popular korean webcomics, it wouldn't have nearly as much hype.

... Last updated on December 29th, 2014, 1:22pm
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This world is truly vast   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by rennov
March 7th, 2014, 11:15am
I've been read ToG since long time ago and I still conclude that this manhwa is top-class (even the season 2). Yet, even few (maybe a lot) people say the opposite. I'll just say, "this world is truly vast"...
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