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American Ghost Jack  
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Description
From Easy Going Scans

Young Ma Go-eun and her father are about to be evicted from the haunted house they've run throughout the years. But Go-eun is not about to let the park owner demolish their haunted house and her memories of her childhood and her mother. She resolves to go to the United States to surpass trials and get a million dollar cash prize awarded to those who can survive a stay in Ghost Jack's House.

Original Webtoon
Official English Translation

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
American幽灵杰克
American幽靈傑克
Jack, The American Ghost
Американский призрак Джек
الشبح الامريكي جاك
アメリカンゴーストジャック
吓不走的爱人
詭戀
诡恋
아메리칸 유령잭

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Latest Release(s)
c.64 by Tapastic over 5 years ago
c.63 by Tapastic over 5 years ago
c.62 by Tapastic over 5 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
Season 1: 63 Chapters + Epilogue (Complete)
Season 2: 36 Chapters + Epilogue (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (241 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.27 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 22nd 2020, 1:37pm PST


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Year
2013

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Daum Webtoon (Daum)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Tapastic (2 Seasons-Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #608 increased(+84)
Monthly Pos #1234 increased(+92)
3 Month Pos #1850 increased(+152)
6 Month Pos #2182 decreased(-187)
Year Pos #2329 increased(+80)

List Stats
On 733 reading lists
On 351 wish lists
On 283 completed lists
On 42 unfinished lists
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weak start  
by Shellshock
June 21st, 2020, 7:09am
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
American Ghost Jack is a gothic horror romance series. Its really somewhat different than what i expected. Its a the story about a dead man named jack who owns a mansion. Once a month 5 people team join and they have to survive the creepy stuff. In the mansion. thats what S1 is about anyway. Now I didn't really like the first half of S1. There was nice imagery there wasn't anything actually scary. The scariest thing was Sebastian the butler. When i first finished part 1 of S1 (S1 is split into 2 parts). i wasn't all that impressed. It had its moments but overall it wasn't really anything unqiue. However S2 when the romance starts blooming between our FMC and MMC then this series genuinely improves all around. Now i loved the romance between MMC and FMC. i didn't like how they begun to fell in love but when they did and they fell deeper and deeper for each other i really liked. I liked how the dynamic was equal. They hated each other but had a crush with each other. He was kinda of a dick. She was kinda lifeless and they both softened because of that and i really enjoyed that. In part 2 as well the author realized that the scariest thing is the Butler and uses him to the series full potential. S2 (or part 3) is really just more of part 2 but in a different setting. Or a similar setting. I didn't like that the author basically reused the same plot though. Overall i think the romance was solid, the characters were likeable. and Sebastian definitely gave the right amount of creeps. Tied in with the author's art you got a very fun horror romance gothic series.
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Highly emotional and ORIGINAL!  
by Sypher Pol
March 29th, 2020, 8:59am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I highly advise you to read this with background music bgms especially the concert part by your own chosen music. The impact it would left you would be enormous!

... Last updated on March 29th, 2020, 9:05am
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Finished in one go  
by ekushay
October 13th, 2019, 9:30am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
A+ horror in the beginning, but that gets nearly forgotten towards the end as romance becomes the main focus. If you're looking for solid horror, this isn't for you.

Hooray for a headstrong female lead. Art is great. Story has a somewhat cliché ending, but it's a happy one nonetheless. Interesting all the way through to have kept me hooked the entire time, but thinking back there are probably plot points that make you go hmmmm. The suspense will keep you and it's an enjoyable read, so I'm not complaining about anything.

Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Aiden, what a good guy. And Cindy turned out better than I expected. That middle finger she gave to Sebastian before she disappeared, hahaha I love that. And the ending of Sebastian too, a mystery all the way til the end.


... Last updated on October 13th, 2019, 9:32am
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Loved it  
by fuzzee64
January 13th, 2018, 6:49am
Rating: N/A
Loved it so much i pulled an all nighter to read it in one night because i couldnt put it down to sleep halfway. Ive been searching for a good horror manga for years and i finally found a manhwa that had a scary vibe to it. Although that did disappear after a while for me because of reveals throughout the story. But the romance aspect of it? It was great i just wanted them to get married and have kids and all the rest. But yh i cried at the end. Idk whether it was because the ending was so heartbreaking or the fact that the manhwa was finished.
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They have a moving animation for this~!  
by MangaWrym
March 20th, 2017, 7:40pm
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
Let me just say, this manhwa is good and I don't really think that I could somehow convince you more than the other reviews can.

On the other hand, if you want a sneak peak of what's in store, they actually made a "moving toon"/ "moving animation" of this manhwa that you can try the 3 episode test with to see if it's your cup of tea. Of course, they glossed over some details since they crammed 64 chapters worth of stuff into 20 ~6 minute episodes.

I'm not sure how strict they are with posting links here but search for "American Ghost Jack eng sub episode 1" to find it subbed, and if you read the manhwa the author will tell you the website where all the raws of the episodes are posted smile. Please believe me when I say that it's really cool to hear their voices!
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No brakes on this feels train  
by JTMTTJ
October 15th, 2015, 6:50pm
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
I can't man, I can't handle the feels. It's such a heart breaking story. This manga reminds us of how it feels to love and the complications that come with it.

For, those who can still remember their first love, this is for you. I sincerely wish everyone to partake in this manga.
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I love it!!!  
by Skydown
May 26th, 2015, 9:26am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Right now my favourite story smile The art is very beautiful and I am in love with the characters! Don't get fooled - at the start, the art may not be the most jaw-dropping but I promise - it gets way better! The love story between Go Eun and Jack is soooo cute, it's unbelievable... Even though it seems like the story is focused on ghosts and creepy shit at the start, it's way more than that! If you have time, you should definitely give this a try!
And if you decide to read it, definitely read it on tapastic - that way you'll get the original format (a long stripe) and the author also earns money through it!

... Last updated on May 26th, 2015, 9:27am
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Phenomenal!  
by MondSemmel
May 23rd, 2015, 4:25am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
This manhwa has it all - awe-inspiringly beautiful art; an intelligent protagonist who's unique enough you haven't seen her in a hundred shoujo stories already; a male character who starts off unlikable but gets plenty opportunities for heroism as the story goes on; and so on and so forth.

Then there's the atypical setting - horror, yes, but you're never sure what's "fake" (ghost house horror) and what's a spirit; the well-thought out plot which ends on a proper conclusion; the small cast of characters which allows for heaps of character development...

In short, this is a masterpiece.

PS: I don't agree with claims that the story is pointlessly dragging on; character development and backstory sometimes take a while to be told, but there's no anime-style filler here. I'm perfectly happy with the story's pace.

... Last updated on February 14th, 2016, 9:47am
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Need more!  
by Murara
January 21st, 2015, 12:28pm
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
I was expecting a lot more for season 2. Season 1 was so good, and it looked like the rest would be very promising. I read everything in one setting because I could not stop my hand from click to the next chapter! I love the characters, and I love the romance. But the ending left me with a heartache. This is a beautiful love story, and I don't know what to say about the ending. I love it and hate the ending. I just hope there might be more later (chances are very slim here), and give us a more solid happy ending. Then again, making deals with the devil never ends well. One way or another the devil is the one that wins in the end.

God, just thinking back to the story makes my heart hurts.
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Seriously.  
by JetGT
December 14th, 2014, 3:04am
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
The author dragging out the story pointlessly. It could wrapped up in about 30 or so chapters. The protagonist isn't emotionless (who tag that?), she more or less repressive or suppressive. Which ever you prefer. At first, she was interesting then she got annoying the longer the story went.
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