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The Bride of the Water God  
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When Soah's impoverished, desperate village decides to sacrifice her to the Water God Habaek to end a long drought, they believe that drowning one beautiful girl will save their entire community and bring much-needed rain. Not only is Soah surprised to be rescued by the Water God-instead of killed-she never imagined she'd be a welcomed guest in Habaek's magical kingdom, where an exciting new life awaits her! Most surprising, however, is the Water God himself... and how very different he is from the monster Soah imagined.


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Associated Names
Невеста речного бога
하백의 신부
A Esposa do Deus da Água (Portuguese)
A vízisten menyasszonya (Hungarian)
Bride of Habaek
Bride of the Water God
Cô Dâu Thủy Thần
Habaek-eui Shinbu
L'Épouse du dieu de l'eau (French)
La Sposa di Habaek (Italian)

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v.18 c.132 by Shojo Manhwa Scans (0d ago)
v.18 c.131 by Shojo Manhwa Scans (29d ago)
v.18 c.130 by Shojo Manhwa Scans (67d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
22 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

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User Reviews

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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (1029 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.26 / 10.0
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Last Updated
December 31st 2013, 1:04am PST

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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Wink (Seoul Cultural Publishers)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Dark Horse (13 Volumes - Ongoing)

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Monthly Pos #810 decreased(-260)
3 Month Pos #614 decreased(-104)
6 Month Pos #499 increased(+16)

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This manga... -_- 252 days, 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
OH THE PAIN ::spoilers:: 276 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes ago
Does anyone know why Soah is fated to love 2 people? 1018 days, 20 hours, 11 minutes ago
who do you think is Habaek's fated person? 1184 days, 22 hours, 29 minutes ago
The reason 1417 days, 4 hours, 18 minutes ago

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Good art and good start but...   
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by fracchan
July 27th, 2011, 3:39am
Well,I have to say I don't usually read Manhwa ^^" I started this cause I liked the pictures I found on the internet. The art is beautiful,indeed. But the plot?!? The start is quite good but then I think it gets a bit too confusing. Anyway I think I'm going to finish reading it smile
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by ForteAtrox
July 21st, 2011, 1:12am
Bride of the Water God.... I don't even know what to think of this series. Personally, I never liked it. I don't even find the art that amazing, the only thing I can find myself to be impressed with is the fine details. Other then that I feel like the people were drawn really... not well. Sometimes the characters hairs look like wigs, their bodies can at times also look very stiff and awkward; I could go on but that's enough examples. If anyone is going to tell me that is her 'style' then I must say I am not very impressed by it. The story was interesting at first then it just turned to angst.. angst... and more angst. This series should have ended a looong time ago.
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by Cupcake E
July 6th, 2011, 3:14am
Amazing art.
Original plot.
Horrible character development on Soah's part. It almost seems like she has no trust in Mui, and it's 100+ chapters into the story.
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It's a good manga but....   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by akumaxtenshi
May 24th, 2011, 1:05am
I like the story so far but I don't like that Soah always doubts Mui all over again. Mui's friends died for him and and everything he do is for Soah, but. Why is it that Soah always doubts him?! Are the sacrifices aren't enough for her?! What are the things that she wants just to believe him?! Wahh!!

I also don't like the flashbacks. It's only ruining the mood of the story even though the last flashbacks are amazing but the two flashbacks in the beginning are very annoying. It's like they just put it there to make the story long and to keep us hanging. But aside from those things... The story is great I love it! wink
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bland heroine   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by TheAlmighty
May 22nd, 2011, 12:43am
my biggest problem with this series is the heroine. she's impossibly weak, there is a lack of character development and frankly, she is simply bland as a person. she also doubts Mui over and over again despite his multiple reassurances. all other characters are pretty well done and the plot would have been so much better if the heroine was given more of a character. the only thing that is making me stick with this is the art work and the main hero. unlike Soah, he is wonderful.

Edit: The plot is going down the drain. It seems like the author is pulling a Naruto/Bleach.

... Last updated on February 17th, 2012, 2:28pm
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Art is the best part   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Mistress99
March 30th, 2011, 3:18pm
I stopped really reading this manwha quite a few volumes ago mostly because the plot got a little too messed up for me and it was hard to recall all that happened within the time that the next update would come out. I skim most of it now and get the gist of what is happening. The only reason why I havent dropped it completely is because the art has kept me going.
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I liked it...   
Rating: N/A
by MOOFsers
March 20th, 2011, 7:49pm
Hmm, I really didn't find the plot confusing... but I guess I can see where everybody's coming from. I guess you just have to get used to the author's style in order to understand what's going on or something. I actually really like the plot... although there are some things that really bother me about this manhwa. One is that there is absolutely no personality in the characters. Gets a bit bland, especially when they're all poker-faced 24/7. Two is that the proportions are messed up. It's something that's always bothered me. I can understand lengthening their limbs a little bit, but come on, when they're made as long as the characters in here are, the heads start to look way too tiny. But despite the messed sizing, I still think the characters were drawn beautifully. I love every crease in every piece of clothing, and there is amazing detail in this, especially since this is a comic, I mean every knot in every decoration is drawn, and the buildings and sceneries are breathtaking. Those chapters are short, but I have spent an hour just reading one of them because I'm drooling over the drawings. This is one of the few manga/manhwas that I have continued to read past junior high, and I still love it. It's not something I'll be giving up any time soon smile
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Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by Gingeh
February 13th, 2011, 11:49am
To be frank, this isn't nearly as good as I was expecting.

(Admittedly though, after hearing everyone and their brother exclaim over how amazing this manhwa is, with art better than anything else and a really amazing and original plot, said expectations were pretty high.)

The art is pretty, and the occasional full-color pages are cool, since you don't usually see those, let alone done somewhat well, but I didn't think it was anything worth squealing over. In fact, I sometimes can't tell the genders apart, which is annoying - I assumed Yo-hee was guy until, many chapters down the road, someone referred to her as 'she'. And of course, there's the fact that we have two or three characters who look, well, almost exactly alike.

And the story, while certainly out of the ordinary, was just confusing. Sometimes there are time-skips, memory flashes that seem to occur for no apparent reason, but you're not told this and have to figure it out three chapters down the road when you flash back. And I could handle that, I suppose, if they actually cleared things up or explained something to the reader, but half the time they just make things more muddled.
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And, at one point, Soah gets sent back to her world because of That if she lost her memory wouldn't remember Habaek's name - and she doesn't remember. Several times. Yet the bet isn't lost, and it isn't explained why. And that's just one instance.

And then there's random side stories, and plot twists that don't make sense, and of course, very little real story progression for about forty-something chapters - I've read up to chapter 93, expecting to eventually get some clarity around the story, but I still have almost no clue what is going on.

The characters aren't too cliche, the art is pretty, and the plot is different, but that's about all I can say for this. But, hey, that's just my opinion - I know a lot of other people read and enjoy this series and they really love the artwork and the complexity of the story. I'd say read about the first five or ten chapters to see whose tastes you agree with.

... Last updated on February 13th, 2011, 11:51am
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by Syrrasyrran
January 9th, 2011, 6:25am
Honestly, I think the history is good, the images are beautiful and I am currently on ch 86 and I love it so far!
Sometimes I was confused on the different chapter / pages jump story back in time or just about anyone else's life and it could make me confused,but that's OK i just want more anyway! (a)

srry bad english ;s
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by Krysic
January 5th, 2011, 12:07pm
This story plot had SO MUCH POTENTIAL! But they blew it.
I thought it was going to get interesting...but it got confusing later on and then it started this whole thing with the god still in love with another woman that died thing, it was not progressing anywhere at that point.
Idk just my opinion, but I wouldn't read it again. They could've done so much better, the idea was brilliant but the presentation get's a D-.
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