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1/2 Prince  
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It is the year 2100 A.D., and humans have developed a virtual reality game with a realism level of 99%. Feng Lan, due to a bet with her twin brother, vows to succeed in playing the game without using her "female benefits." Due to this, she becomes the first and only female to play as a male character in "Second Life." As her infamy rises as a bloodthirsty warrior, can she keep her identity a secret from her real life acquaintances whom she has beaten up?


Related Series
1/2 Prince (Novel) (Adapted From)

Associated Names
1/2 Hoàng Tử
1/2 Princas
1/2 Wangzi
1/2 Принц
1/2 王子
1|2 Prince
Half Prince
½ Prince
½ 王子
Наполовину принц

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v.16 c.80 (end) by Odd Squad Scanlations 2 months ago
v.16 c.79 by Odd Squad Scanlations 8 months ago
v.16 c.78 by Odd Squad Scanlations about 1 year ago
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16 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (1627 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.46 / 10.0

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March 14th 2019, 1:32am PST



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Dragon Youth (Tong Li)

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Just one issue  
by Rinii
February 26th, 2019, 9:52pm
Rating: N/A
So I really liked the first part of the manhwa, and everybodies mad about
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how Gui decided to birth the child rather than Prince
at the end of it. But, I have a different issue.

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The other guy that likes her(Prince) ends up with her daughter.


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I know they said that since they live for a long time that the age gap doesn’t really matter to them, but
that’s too fcking weird!

I’m honestly fine with the other thing everyone was talking about, I even found it funny, but why is nobody pointing this out?! Like,
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when he said yes,
I threw my phone across the room!

Other then that, I really liked this manhwa. But, I’m knocking off points cause of that weird part.
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Hilarious fun  
by Hanjae
March 3rd, 2016, 2:03am
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
The first 10 volumes or so hooked me and I couldn't stop reading because it was just such fun - fast-paced, plenty of action and chock full of humor (plus a sprinkle of romance that looked promising). There are all the best elements of MMORPGs that anyone who's had any experience playing would recognize and Xiao Lan/Prince is a great heroine - legitimately kick-butt and easy to root for. Even the love interests were interesting, albeit underdeveloped; they all held their own appeal.

Unfortunately, I felt like the author dropped the ball a bit in the final ~3-4 volumes. The best part was the actual RPG action, but the last arc leeched all of this out of the story and at that stage it was pretty obvious that I had been waiting and waiting for character & relationship development that would never come. Worse, the entire thing rushed to a haphazard finish out of nowhere - it offered decent closure on all of the characters' lives, but wasn't as satisfying as it could've been because there was nil build-up. Still worth a read for the first two thirds of the story, anyway; it was fun! Just don't expect actual growth.
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by PZcolo
February 22nd, 2016, 6:01pm
Rating: 3.5 / 10.0
This one was pretty mediocre, I like VR stories but this one is among the worse of em, main char has no charm, the being a male in VR while female in real life setting is... mundane, uninteresting and hard to care about it, the chars are plain and shallow with all the bishi business (and I hate Gui) also, the only moment I really thought the story was getting interesting is with all the NPCs yet it soon had a turn for the worse leading to a pretty lame ending arc and a terrible ending. Lastly, the romance was terrible.
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It's different from your usual shoujo  
by Gwynhafra
November 23rd, 2015, 4:50pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I just started picking this up (and finished it in two days), and I think that the manhwa is awesome. Being a Shoujo manhwa, unsurprisingly the elements lean heavily towards romance (two hot guys after one girl), but a ton of humour (crack?) and plot elements are included too. I like how it's different from the usual shoujo manga/manhwa though. From the very beginning, it's been established that while the protagonist is biologically a girl, she's been trying to become more masculine, initially because she wanted to prove her bro wrong but later because she found out she may have some tendencies towards violence (or more like she just like the thrill of the kill in game). Her two potential love interests, Gui and Wicked, are polar opposites. Wicked is just like any other male lead in a manga with seeing the female lead being the fairer sex and deserving of protection, but Gui is barely concerned about gender and sees Feng Lan as Prince, letting her take the lead and protecting her if necessary without getting in her way. We end up with a manhwa with gender reversed roles. Feng Lan is the dominant one in the relationship, while Gui is the submissive one. This may be a rather uncomfortable read for those used to dominant guys and submissive girls type of stories, but this manhwa is good in the sense that it's been consistent since the beginning. Gui has always been acting effeminate towards Prince since the start. It's not like Gui suddenly turned submissive only in the last chapter.

In the meantime, about the part so many people seem to be irked about...
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I sense that it's the idea of "male pregnancy" and that "it is impossible" that is putting people off. It's always fun to read reviewers' comments whenever they go batshit at mpreg tags.
Setting aside the fact that mpreg IS impossible (as are a lot of kinks on the internet), I recall from the start, Feng Lan's bro has been teasing her about hating pain and that being a female char in game allows her to hide behind her male tanks and avoid taking damage. This then becomes consistent with what hubby Gui said towards the end of the manhwa, when he reminded his wife that she may want a child, but she hates pain - giving birth. Gui has made it clear that he fell in love with Feng Lan/Prince, even without knowing whether this person was a male or a female, and that it didn't matter. From there, it doesn't seem that he had a fixed impression of her needing to behave a certain way just because she turned out to be female. Towards the end, him being willing to go through the worst kind of pain (on her behalf) may be his own love declaration in itself (even if the method will irk many readers). I wouldn't say that the sudden mpreg plot twist is bad or good. It's just different. It's true that the author could have given warning about it first though. Not everyone can stomach the idea of it because we already have a fixed notion of how guys and girls should act.
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As with others...  
by sarin68
June 24th, 2015, 5:11pm
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
As with other reviewers, I really liked this one at first. I would've given it a 10/10 in a heartbeat and was calling it my favorite manga (manhua?) at the time. I loved the gender-bender and love-triangles and everything... until it went downhill fast.
Updates were slow at first, but I put up with them. My sister couldn't wait and found the novel and told me what was to come.
NOTE: I haven't read past what was supposed to be the final battle at the time and after this is just what my sis read in the novel and not what I know to be in the manga/manhua.
I didn't like that the story left the game. That was the whole premise and while I would've been okay with them interacting outside of game the whole story was in game and I believe tanked when it was purely outside of the game. I HATED her making her husband be pregnant for her. I got past her ending up with the guy I was rooting against but what Prince of Pain, Blood Elf, and highly respected leader of the game makes her husband give birth for her? That... just... hurt...
The only reason this gets a 2 is because of my earlier devotion. It went so downhill I won't give it anything above a 2 now. I regret reading it and wish I could erase it from my mind if I could make sure I wouldn't make the same mistake twice.
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liked it at first  
by raquelita416
April 29th, 2015, 10:46pm
Rating: N/A
This manhwa was so cool at first, i really like gender bender types so reading this was awesome. But at some point, little by little, it started getting worse. It could be because of the slow updates at one point but never the less, the first half of this manhwa was awesome.
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that ending though.....prince afraid of pain so her husband gives birth for her???? What nonsense it that???

... Last updated on April 29th, 2015, 10:48pm
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Pretty Unique  
by Caedis
January 11th, 2015, 2:42am
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
I haven't come across any other manhua/manhwa/manga that has a plot line like this, all though there are some that are similar, (SAO), none of them compare to how well this manhua can blend comedy and drama. Admittedly I was kind of just reading it to read it when it got to that weird part
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where they have that band (luckily it was funny enough to not make me stop reading)
but then it picked up speed again and actually got more interesting. Definitely worth the wait for the sporadic releases.
And if your wondering why it didn't end after ch. 70, then you should read the light novel this manhua is based on.
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It's not over?!!  
by tnwls523
November 19th, 2014, 7:28pm
Rating: 8.3 / 10.0
I was pretty satisfied with the ending.....sensei should have just ended it there....I hope this manga doesn't become one of those ridiculously long, drawn out mangas out there. Other than that, I guess I'm still interested in finding out what happened to Second Life after....
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Can't believe it's over  
by arouraleona
September 9th, 2014, 7:02am
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
Brilliant from start to finish. Years of reading, and I don't know what my life will be without it! Hahaha! I thought the ending fit very well with the overall message that it's the INSIDE that matters. Genders/relationships/states of being, even, none of them were solid, and none of them stopped people from loving or wanting to help and be with another person. Friends and family and lovers, all that mattered was the inside.

Sure, it was wrapped in a ton of action! (And some great art!) But it's that message of acceptance and love and FUN that makes me love it.

((It DID feel a little rushed at the end, but technically the story was over, so... made sense.)

... Last updated on September 9th, 2014, 7:10am
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It had potential.  
by BlackMarchie
September 9th, 2014, 3:44am
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
As stated... it had potential. The beginning was hilarious and for a while, worth reading. But at a certain point, the story just dropped faster than a thrill ride drop zone. They set up for an expansive mmo world, whether dragging on or not, would have been great due to the different characters, comedy, and increasingly more polished artwork. But no. It just escalated into a rushed state of "eh". A lot of the expositions are given at face value without any delicate build up.
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And the ending. I won't bother looking up which came first but that twilight ending with him in love with the child...ugh. It felt entirely rushed. If there was an extra chapter that showed her actually confronting the two and such, maybe it wouldn't have been so bad... No, its still eh. The real world threat, nuke, lolidragon's convenience for the final boss plot is just..uh. No strong substance behind it at all. Honestly, I favored the other choice than Gui because they had history and story...Gui is just..Gui? Honestly, all the other romances seem very thin. Even Sunshine's. The only good one is Wolf-nii's. Doll's actually would've been a close second or even better but it was too jumbled up in all the nonsense that the manga was wrapped up in; essentially causing me to care less. And then I had even lesser care for the demon's love. It could have been much better presented but nope. Just a quick btw is what happened.

... Last updated on September 9th, 2014, 3:50am
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