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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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Easy Going Scans
LINE Webtoon
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Latest Release(s)
c.435 by LINE Webtoon (3d ago)
c.434 by LINE Webtoon (10d ago)
c.433 by LINE Webtoon (17d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
435 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: 104 Chapters (Ongoing) 328~435+

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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Last Updated
December 7th 2016, 6:56pm 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 #35 increased(+32)
Monthly Pos #31 increased(+9)
3 Month Pos #41 increased(+16)
6 Month Pos #49 increased(+20)

List Stats
On 6670 reading lists
On 1331 wish lists
On 125 completed lists
On 240 unfinished lists
On 716 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Some cult following for this webtoon 138 days, 0 hours, 20 minutes ago
Noblesse Awakening! Official Animation! +New Spin-off series 307 days, 19 hours, 24 minutes ago
Noblesse OVA Preview 331 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes ago
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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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It's really good.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Romashk
June 20th, 2010, 6:04pm
4 pictures per page, but it doesn't lack anything comparing to manhwa. The art is good, and the story is packed with action and comedic moments. The characters are interesting and the plot(although a bit cliche) is well thought out.
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Entertaining   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by spacehead
January 12th, 2014, 12:55am
It's got a little something for everyone - pretty protagonists, superhuman fighting, detailed world setup, and a sense of humor that makes me snort every time. Art has gotten more sparse and minimalist (due to artist's declining health?), but still has enough detail to hold my attention. Storyline is better when they aren't introducing random bad guys that are there just to get beaten down/show protagonist power-up (looking at you season 4).

I personally like the flashbacks, they introduce more depth to the characters, especially the baddies. Of course most of the main characters have a tragic past, but they don't beat you over the head too much with it (yet - it's getting heavier-handed in this recent arc). The human kids have receded into the background of the storyline because they're basically useless except for humanizing the superbeings, but still provide some funny moments (kind of like Bleach).

My only peeve is the fight formula is rather repetitive - someone gets into trouble (humans kids/enhanced humans), lesser nobles show up, if they can't do the trick Frankenstein shows up, if even he can't take care of it Raizel cleans the whole thing up as the super-noble. Finally in this last arc they're mixing it up and there is actually some risk for the main characters (also like Bleach!).

What really makes this stand out for me is the insertion of random gags amidst super serious plot points - nothing too obvious or crass, or out of character - always making me giggle out loud.

"..."
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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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Awesome Manwha ever :)   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by NobodyStupid
May 31st, 2011, 12:30am
Bishie X
Super funny X
Full color X
Action X
Mystery X
Good looking girl X
Super power X

Everything I want is all in this Manwha. And I love this so-so much smile
Really Recommend it
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i'm glad that i read it   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by theduchess
April 1st, 2011, 5:48pm
when i first read this i thought the drawings are a bit odd and nothing happens much, so i thought its dull . But after some time the drawing gets better and the story...? do i have to say the obvious? it is superb. I'm glad that i decided to give this manhwa a chance even though at first i find it boring.

So for those who haven't read it yet, bare for with it for a little while, at least until you get to the part where Rai meets the head master. Then prepare yourself for a total turn of events. Don't worry it is going to be worth it. ^^

... Last updated on April 1st, 2011, 5:50pm
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AWESOME   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by HumptyTortie
August 8th, 2010, 9:17am
What the heck should I say abt this manga?

It makes me go: COOL!!! WTF HAHA!!! COOL!!! WTF HAHA!!!

Personally, being a girl, I liked it pretty damn much.
Just try it. You won't regret.
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Long but Awesome   
Rating: N/A
by ShinyMew
August 15th, 2013, 5:16pm
Not everyone might want to read this story. It has good points and bad, much like the others stated.

This story has a long start, that was boring at first. It began to get better as the story went, with it's plot thickening. At first the art was awesome with detailed male leads (which are a lot of them), but around chapter 210, the artwork began to get less detailed. This might because it's updated weekly so there a shortage of time, or the lack of work. I don't really care much now than it first started since I'm used to it.
As well the art lacking around 200 chapters, that where the back story shows. At first, there wasn't much back story into this, but after reading many chapters, there was.
The main lead began as the strongest; but unlike others, he doesn't show it till it's needed. He gives the others a chose wherever he interferes with the others. He lets others have their own path, and doesn't bother unless it's harming someone that isn't him. Rai is one of my favorite characters because of these facts. He doesn't interact much, but watches from afar.
Franky, or Frankstein, is another one. He has a mix personally that shines wherever he's in a fight. He's loyal to Rai, it shows throughout the story.
The jokes aren't the adult type, it's well placed and new than other stories. It's mostly about the characters' peeves, rules, and knowledge (Franky being mad because his house is ruin). It's funny that will make you giggle throughout the story.
All I can say, this story is different to everyone who reads it. This story is long, so you better have patient (which I don't have much of but I still read it). I almost dropped it two times, but it was short and I began again.
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ehh   
Rating: N/A
by DrManga
September 26th, 2016, 3:20pm
@Johnjimco review is pretty accurate. Worth a read for the first two arcs. It's had me in stitches then it just kept recycling the same formula. Had great potential but lets you down. The humour is what keeps it going.

Few things the rub me the wrong way. The good guys are super handsome while many of the bad guys are "ugly" or just look plain evil looking.
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Depends on what you're looking for   
Rating: N/A
by Andrez-ssi
July 19th, 2016, 12:12pm
If, no matter what, you need a good plot to enjoy a story, Noblesse is not for you. The plot's cliche, repetitive and sometimes I even doubt it has been thought out at all. BUT it has its strengths. The characters are very well-rounded and jump off the page, each of them has their own unique personality and quirks, and their interactions with each other feel natural and fluid. The comedy is excellent as well, and is the reason I keep reading. Noblesse offers its own brand of humor that bursts my stitches everytime, and that is relatively hard to find (for me). So, if you're planning to try it, I'd suggest you at least read it till the ramen joke, as that was what sealed the deal for me.
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