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5 Titles to Kickstart Your Webtoons Obsession

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If you haven’t had a chance to explore the world of Webtoons yet, you’re missing out on one of the most exciting new avenues for online comics expression. All genres are covered, from red-hot and relentless action to shoujo romance and drama, with the format itself allowing for endless possibilities. Don’t worry if the amount of options at

seem overwhelming at first, though! We know how tough it can be to decide where to start, so we’ve put together a handy list of titles that will kick off your obsession with Webtoons.

Maru’s My Beautiful World follows Yurim Lee, a girl who has dealt with the frightening ability to literally see the darkness in people since she was a child. As scary as this ability is, she might finally have someone she can depend on and confide in when she meets a guy named June. The immersion that the series’ strong narrative and engaging imagery provides is just one of the many reasons My Beautiful World is one of the most popular Webtoons online.  

Hye-Yeon Chu’s fantasy series The Pale Horse is renowned for its lush illustrations and rich storyline. The saga begins when a demon returns to a small French village to recover something he lost there years ago. His sudden reappearance brings about chaos, death, and secret revelations that shake up the lives of several families forever. One look will reveal why this one continues to appear on many top Webtoons lists online.

Choong-ho Lee’s alluring drama Dr. Jekyll is Mr. Hyde involves a sizzling love triangle that starts with the simple act of a young woman attempting to keep her small publishing company from going bankrupt. It isn’t long before she ends up caught between best-selling author Jekall and a man named Hyden, but a shocking secret will have her questioning her own feelings and everything about these two men. Last year the series was adapted into a South Korean TV drama starring Hyun Bin and Han Ji-min, taking its popularity to a whole new level.

If you’re looking for something more light-hearted and fun that still has an engaging storyline, My Dear Maria is right up your alley. Back to the Highteen artist Kisun is back with this romance, which follows a gold-digging beauty who’s looking for a sugar daddy in the most unlikely of places. What are the odds that she’ll be able to find her next fool for love in the Catholic church? 

Finally we have the latest work from So-hee Park, creator of one of the original Korean Drama classics, Goong, also known as Princess Hours. Witch’s Workshop follows Meedan Kang, the last living descendant of a powerful witch that placed a curse on the Montrose family many years ago. While she’s desperate to live a normal life, two handsome men with ties to the curse enter her life, forcing her to confront her family’s past and her own abilities. If this sounds like the perfect recipe for a bewitching love triangle, well, you’ll have to wait and see how it plays out! The prologue is available now, with the full release set for May 27.

When it comes to compelling stories and amazing artwork that will have you coming back for more, Webtoons are the new frontier.

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