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Epic of Gilgamesh   
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Description

Type
Manhwa

Related Series
The Ember Knight (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
Aeneulg Eun-i
Aeneulgeuni
Gilgamesh (Hwan Daeng)
Old
Old Kid
Эпос о Гильгамеше
不灭勇者
若年寄〜不老不死の男〜
애늙은이

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Latest Release(s)
c.152 by Wowe Scans over 4 years ago
c.151 by Wowe Scans over 4 years ago
c.150 by Wowe Scans over 4 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
Prologue + 127 Chapters + Epilogue (Complete) ~1-127ch
9 Side Stories + Side Story Epilogue (Complete) ~128-175ch

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (93 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.4 / 10.0
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Last Updated
November 1st 2022, 1:43am


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Year
2015

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Lezhin (Lezhin)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #824 decreased(-17)
Monthly Pos #1493 increased(+166)
3 Month Pos #2196 increased(+44)
6 Month Pos #2412 increased(+262)
Year Pos #2834 decreased(-343)

List Stats
On 534 reading lists
On 178 wish lists
On 113 completed lists
On 19 unfinished lists
On 122 custom lists

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Pretty great shonen style series, a middling latter half though  
by Daedalus679
June 27th, 2022, 3:04pm
Rating: 8.0  / 10.0
Great humour, plot and great action. I love the characters, although some are just dicks. It's a very interesting story. Unfortunately in the last half the plot gets a bit weird and doesn't quite land solidly. It does leave alot of potential for future series though. The side stories are brilliant.

... Last updated on June 27th, 2022, 3:05pm
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It made me think outside of the box  
by SamuraiChamp
January 29th, 2022, 9:45am
Rating: N/A
As other people has said, this whole manhwa is questions. It made me ponder about life and how I can efficiently make it work. The need to better yourself, in any steps. Understanding that there will always be people better than you, how you handle the emotion that arises is what defines you. The whole manhwa is about being normal. Every person has their own story. The way it connects to each other is what makes this manhwa my top 5. Forget the quest, forget the journey and don't think about the ending. This story is unsatisfactory, and I love it.
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God damn genius of creating the characters  
by ToshikoSatoru
October 12th, 2018, 4:48am
Rating: N/A
Every character has their own story and you don't need those flashback fillers to tell because their choice of dialogue just oozes out of it in the purest form. it's especially fun when i got to hear Warren's rants, you could decipher so many things just from Warren's pure vibe. You didn't need filler flashbacks to know Warren is frustrated with society, lonely and isolated, but too conceited and proud to have atleast one friend. the psycho can get real emotional sometimes which is so ironic in the saddest form, and i love irony. the Story starts slow but the continuous world building kept me going, especially by being intrigued to the Immortal's past, I was also very confused why He wasn't as Overpowered as i thought immortals would be but hearing the answer made me respect this epic on another scale, it gets real philosophical in a lot of ways, the author didn't make him overpowered just for cliche purposes, he thought about it, he definately did, just when you hear him explain why he isn't as strong stunned me, something along the lines of "Because I've lived so long it's not fun anymore" the story tackles the idea of talent vs effort, unrelated but my past goals on trying to go professional in a Video game made me really relate to that concept. It's really hard to win when you lose motivation, especially when it's not fun anymore, to create a wise character when you're not wise yourself is impossible, author gained a lot of my respect when i heard those lines, All in all, This is an epic, it's not just about the quest, it's the world and the characters in it, they really made this one shine through. I always think about to it when i think of a good story and Warren may stick as my favorite fictional character for awhile.

... Last updated on February 1st, 2021, 10:17am
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Questions. But that's why it's good  
by jamminbeats
August 16th, 2018, 4:51pm
Rating: N/A
Is it confusing? Yes. But that's why it's interesting. Are there some unsatisfactory parts? Yes. Most definitely. Is it going nowhere? Absolutely not. Though there are many questions I still have after reading it, it did answer some and it is vague because that is the nuance. The characters themselves are figuring out the meaning of their existence, their pain, their nonexistence and unsatisfactory though some may be, you do get all the answers. I can't say I liked everything about the story so far, but I can say it was well done. And I do believe there will be a sequel.
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Going nowhere  
by Mytskine
December 23rd, 2016, 12:56am
Rating: 2.0  / 10.0
There is no story. The girl is supposed to be sick and on the verge of dying, but that's hardly visible, save a cough once in a while. She teams up with an immortal and they both look for the knowledge that would cure her. This looks like a never-ending quest with no clear purpose. Other characters appears along the quest, each one being stronger than the previous one, à la shounen.

I've read up to chapter 20 then skipped to 57. I could grasp the situation and what happened immediately though I had missed two thirds of the series, so it seems the pace gets extremly slow.

The drawings are not very good in the first chapters and they turn bad later on.

By the way, I did not find any reference to Gilgamesh, the mythical king of Ur that tried to be immortal but failed. I started reading this manhwa because of its name. The sumerian-akkadian tale is far more interesting than this series, my favorite part being the plot to stop Enkidu from living among beasts, up to the fight with the tyrant. The Gilgamesh tale will go on for another 5000 years, while this manhwa will soon be forgotten even by its readers.

... Last updated on December 23rd, 2016, 12:57am
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