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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


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c.27 (end) by LINE Webtoon over 3 years ago
c.26 by LINE Webtoon over 3 years ago
c.25 by LINE Webtoon over 3 years ago
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3 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (1378 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.65 / 10.0
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Contains a deeper meaning...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Tatania
February 8th, 2013, 7:49pm
This story really is separate and different, not at all following the normal pattern of clichés that you might expect. I enjoyed the story, but it may throw some people off a little with its.... realistic view of the world. Strange that a story about magic can be so grounded in reality! XD

Plot- Deals with growing up, it's a coming-of-age story and centralizes on that theme. The main character Yoon Ah-ee is very well developed, a normal girl of her age who has a lot of struggles she has to try and deal with. She's mature for her age, studious and feels it is time for her to enter the adult world. However, she also shows a childish and naïve side. The story follows her coming to grips with her world and just who she wants to be. It's a truly sweet story, but I must admit that at first I wasn't expecting how real to life the manga was going to be. (I mean come one! It's about magic!)

Characters- I've already mentions how well developed the main female is, but she isn't the only one. All the characters have depth to them, and you can't outright like or dislike any one of them. They are so dimensional like real people there are many different good and bad qualities in each. There are no archetypes, just well-developed characters.

Art- The art is... interesting. The people are drawn nicely, and I really like the abstract qualities the artist brought into the work that held meaning within the story. It's definitely a different art style, but I truly did come to appreciate all the work and effort put into making the art mean something deeper.

Other- At first when I finished this story I was a little disappointed. It did not turn out at all as I had expected, I was too caught up in the clichés I had grown used to. But in retrospect I find that this story is actually a very well-crafted story and quite worthy of the time it takes to read it!

8/10- Was good
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Amazing atmosphere and well elaborated   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by LoveMi
February 2nd, 2013, 9:24pm
This was a totally different manga for me. I don't know how to explain it, but the atmosphere is different... The drawing, the display of the story (loooooong vertical page - I've never seen mangas this way before) and the psychological/filosofical meaning of the manga is just MAGICAL. hehehe Even if the drawings are simple, as people said here, this simplicity just makes the story beautiful.
The end is a little bit sad but it just makes you think more, like how society and life works, etc.

... Last updated on February 2nd, 2013, 9:25pm
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Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by LUEser
January 27th, 2013, 3:47pm
     I read this only because a friend recommended it to me. If I have to admit something about this manga, it's that it was almost a complete waste of time to read. Most of the events in this book dragged, but it was fine because there wasn't a lot of dialogue. However, it became so unbearable that I just quickly zoomed through pages and pages of people acting and reacting, and the abstract feelings portrayed in this manga.

I think the point of this story is to follow the simple and creative yet bizarre existence of the girl and the magician; how the magician's childish and innocent belief can inspire doubtful characters into having hopes and confidence again. Even though I didn't like this manga, this was still a very nice touch: to have us believe that the world is rather corrupt and only one man, or those, who's limited mental capacity can try to change the sane with their simple view of life. I don't know if I was just very impatient but I can't believe I read the whole thing just for this one simple meaning.

I loved this moral in the story; however, on another note, the artwork is extremely plain (I believe, to match the simplicity of the story) and almost unbearable, yet all of the characters are very lovable and memorable, each having their own way of dealing with situations.

... Last updated on March 1st, 2015, 3:37pm
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Good but with some weaknesses   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by zengoats
January 17th, 2013, 10:57pm
Annarasumanara had all the components of a really great series, but for me, it fell a little short in some respects. First, the art is very pretty. I really enjoyed the artist's use of 3D art as well as 2D art (though this is later abandoned after the first couple chapters). I also enjoyed the idea behind the asphalt road and the discussion of what it really means to be an adult in society. However, I felt as though the writing for the manhwa was too blunt. It just tells the reader what (s)he should think about being an adult. I wish it was more open-ended or at least acknowledged the validity of wanting your child to be a "successful adult" instead of painting Il Jeung's parents as very one-dimensional characters. It's a good idea, but the execution was too biased for my taste. The other issue that I have with this manhwa is the plot. It's slow to a fault, and some scenes just aren't necessary and bog down the work as a whole.
Annarasumanara is decent, but I felt deeply unsatisfied after reading it because it could have been much better. If you have time and this genre appeals to you, give it a look. If not, you're not missing too much.
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by XileDragon
January 6th, 2013, 1:08am
Very artistic work, and in many ways, very beautiful and exquisite. A short, sweet story with a touch of sadness that is worth the read. However, I am not one that is able to rate this a 10 purely based on its artistic value. I have this at 8/10 as I wasn't blown away by the story itself. Nevertheless, an enjoyable read that will give readers something unique to think about.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by secretcina
December 28th, 2012, 1:28am
While reading I felt like I was experiencing the story as the main character, i was confused when she was, mad when she was and I also gradually began to like R as she did. I seriously despised the stupid artistic value and thought that the storyline was slow and a little pointless. I can't get over how stupid that man's head shape was, if you read it I'm sure you know who I'm talking about. The ending was really amazing though and I'm not exagerating. It made me cry a little bit but I love stories like that. smile
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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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