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Description
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A rumor goes around school about an abandoned amusement park and a magician who lives there that can make someone disappear for good. Yoon Ah-ee, a girl struggling to feed her sister and herself everyday will experience her life change as she meets a mysterious magician.

Original webtoon / English Version by Naver

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
안나라수마나라

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Latest Release(s)
c.24 by LINE Webtoon (2d ago)
c.23 by LINE Webtoon (9d ago)
c.22 by LINE Webtoon (16d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
3 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1038 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.74 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 15th 2014, 8:15pm PST

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Year
2010

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Serialized In (magazine)
Naver Webtoon (Naver)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #231 increased(+4)
Monthly Pos #216 increased(+10)
3 Month Pos #172 decreased(-55)
6 Month Pos #141 increased(+30)

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On 1023 wish lists
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Kind of disappointing. 14 days, 11 hours, 18 minutes ago
Ending Scene? [SPOILERS] 761 days, 11 hours, 43 minutes ago

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Okay   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by tmthuy
October 8th, 2012, 1:56pm
The art is relatively different from what you usually see in typical shoujo manga. The author has made an attempt to deliver a surreal atmosphere that reflects the mood of the characters.
There are certain life lessons embedded into the story. Readers from Asian countries may empathize with the characters.The story does reflect society in China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore whereby parents place a lot of stress on studying and getting a degree.
Albeit all of these, I feel that the manhwa is overrated, similarly to all other manhwa on mangaupdates (except for Let Dai). Sometimes I feel like K-pop fans and Koreans are flooding the site with positive and only positive comments of manhwa. Frankly, this manhwa doesn't deserve the abnormally high average rating of 8.9/10. I feel that I was not that emotionally invested in the manhwa; it still lacks something to differentiate it from the typical shoujo comics.

... Last updated on October 8th, 2012, 1:58pm
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nicely drawn   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kevs926
October 8th, 2012, 2:44am
im not really into these kind of stuff, so my opinion of it is just average. It is one people would consider beautiful story but for me it is just another weird read. It is certainly because, my idea of a "good story" is an exciting and romantic story, an epic shounen adventure, or a person with unlimited hidden potential who chases dreams.

il deung character is annoying at first, then during the middle of his problems it got interesting. But at the end he's just as annoying.

the ending was ok, not romantically ok though. That is why it is disappointing. What are those jealousy stuff on early chapters about? You just get the impression it will be a romantic story, but it's definitely not and all of that romance will be gone in the middle.

The coloring was really impressive, puts alot of focus on what needs to be focused, like main character's lips, or that 10k bill.

Just a warning for romance fans, this isnt ur sweet romance story.

... Last updated on October 8th, 2012, 2:45am
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Simpler than i though   
Rating: N/A
by juls91
October 7th, 2012, 5:34pm
But it was magical at the same time. The way it was shown and the message, it was totally beautiful. The characters were pretty and it was srsly very nice. It left a unique feeling inside me. But all cool and all , it was still a simple story. Anw, i was happy while reading it.
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just amazing...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by l-ryuzaki
September 25th, 2012, 11:59pm
it's really distinct frm all the mangas and manhwas I read till now....very beautiful story....short and sweet..surely it has one of the best endings....I will recommend it to everyone who loves reading irrespective of genre test..
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Magical   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mashimaro12345
September 18th, 2012, 2:35am
Reading it from the very first page, I was thrown into a magical world which the author had created. Everything in this story is just fantastic. It makes you wonder whether magic truly exists, and the author had created it perfectly while blending it into reality without making things seem ridiculous. Read it, and you'll be captured by it.
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Just amazing..   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by L@ZyBeRrY
September 6th, 2012, 1:58pm
I almost never write a comment cus i think it's pointless, every person see a different aspect in every manga that draws u closer or keep u away... in this case as many said the art for me was the first bite, but as the story goes i could feel the good flavor of the story (a really good story) and how we feel the heavy of choices in life so well described among this few chaps...this one goes to my pocket of amazing reads.... have fun!
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Wow...amazing life lesson/moral.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by fufufuyen
August 16th, 2012, 12:49pm
A really great read. While the art was good, I didn't like how he reused the same pictures all the time. Even so, that doesn't make me rate it anyless; everything was just very unique, with the panels and the scarce coloring. The background (especially the fairground scenes) was beautifully drawn.

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I loved the metaphor with Il Deung's head as well. It was amazing to see how our opinions of R could change so much: dubious of his sanity, seeing how he was actually much like a child, as Yoon Ah had mentioned before, than the clever hottie we saw at first glance.

Just great.

As for the ending and the story:
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I love how the author played with your emotions on whether or not R was a "real magician" or not. We really understood the confusion in Ah Ee's heart. Of course, he turns out not to be legit, but I think the matter was that in the end, he was still a "real magician" in the sense that he changed both Il Deung's and Yoon Ah's life, as if by magic.

The ending was very fitting in my opinion; it left many open doors, especially in the romance, which I think is not bad at all.


This manhwa was the first I ever read and I think it meant a lot to me. I can understand Yoon Ah, Il Deung, and R very well.
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Adults/society may make you confused and doubt what you are doing, but as long as you hold onto and follow what is precious to you, you will never be astray. You'll also be able to cope also with the harsh realities that result from those around you, so you shouldn't be afraid (like R) of growing up. How is doing something you enjoy, no matter how childish, bad? Even if it seems stupid and odd to other people, it is a form of magic. I think when we start growing up and start looking down on those type of things, what we are in fact doing is narrowing down our scope of what we can see, and thus enjoy. Being a child at heart is an amazing magic trick, and we all can do it. We just have to follow our hearts, as trite and simple as that sounds.


As Steve Jobs has said in his speech to the 2005 Stanford graduates: "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma--which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."

This manhwa reminds me of Paradise Kiss. R resembles George so much and Yoon Ah with her idiosyncratic, recognizable hairstyle, like Yukari. R also had a similar personality to George at the beginning but of course that changes as you know.

Spoiler if you haven't read ParaKiss:
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The ending was also much like ParaKiss as well.


I agree with the person who says this is a modernized version of Peter Pan.

While we all have the fate of becoming adults someday, what we must learn is to keep a child's heart. To trust your instincts, to never become unteachable, to always go after the things you love and enjoy, and to always believe in magic.
Gassho.

... Last updated on June 29th, 2013, 1:14am
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AMAZING!!   
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by basketballgrimmjow60
August 12th, 2012, 5:14pm
This manhwa is amazing!! The ending gave me chills!!! The story was very well done. It's was a good example of character growth and the effects of things that happen everyday. The art was well done and enjoyable. I loved it <3
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Exquisite   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ListeningDaisy
August 6th, 2012, 1:05pm
It was beautiful, the art was exquisite, and it had a story to match. It was sad, but beautiful, the story I mean. It also had fantastic character growth, which I love seeing in a manga/manhwa. I recommend it!
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WOW   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by polarpotterbear
July 22nd, 2012, 8:54pm
Holy crap! This was an amazing manhwa! The storyline, characters, basically everything about it really drew me in. Even the art was incredible, even though it was a little odd at first. I was blown away by it and am really glad that I took a chance with it since I'm not a big manhwa fan.

READ IT! smile
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