10 Under-Known Webtoons You Must Read
Webtoons or digital comics that originated in South Korea have recently cemented their cultural influence around the world.
Some webtoons have become very popular with fans and many have been adapted into KDramas.
However, there are also some nuggets that are under-known and deserve more recognition.
So here are 10 under-known webtoons you absolutely must read.
- The mystical prince
When evil spirits threatened the kingdom of man, the gods repelled the evil and appointed an emperor with heavenly powers to protect the people.
To ensure the kingdom’s impeccable security, the emperor’s succession is decided by a contest between princes with extraordinary powers… And after a thousand years of waiting, a new competition is about to begin!
- love me knot
Do you want to know who your soulmate is? Everyone is born with a special thread that ties them to their fateful encounter. Avery has one too, but its common thread is severed.
Learn about her journey as she discovers that thread may not be the most important thing in finding love.
- Stray Souls
The threads that bind our souls together can be used to control ourselves and others. Although Eylin is not particularly good at weaving threads, her unique soul structure makes her resistant to magical tampering.
Which is a very, very good thing when you’re the last person standing between King Amethyst and his quest for ultimate power…
- Survive like a fish
Yooshin, a company director, is thrown into the water to keep a dishonest entrepreneur’s secrets safe.
His only chance of survival, however, is to be reincarnated as… a fish! Will he manage to survive in this vast ocean full of wilder fish?
- sable curse
Died at 19. This is the spell reserved for Terron Vogel by her curse unless she finds a way to undo the spell.
A seemingly impossible task until her family decides to escape society and stay in a mysterious and magical vacation spot where she will discover the secrets of the estate and its wealthy guests… and perhaps before his time he will figure out how to lift his killing curse.
- Dreaming freedom
Jeongmin is a loner in high school who is bullied by the queen bee Juhyeon. The two were friends in elementary school before their friendship ended due to Juhyeon’s wish that Jeongmin should only be friends with her.
Juhyeon uses this “betrayal” to fuel his classmates’ insults and isolate Jeongmin in his misery.
Jeongmin has only one way to escape: lucid dreams. One day, a mysterious man invades her dreams and offers to help her get revenge on Juhyeon…
- only hope
Eunhye Ju has a perfect marriage with her husband, Dojin Nam. However, when she finds a hidden basement in her mansion, she uncovers a dark secret that puts her marriage and her life in jeopardy.
That night, the house catches fire and Eunhye is killed by a mysterious masked man – only to wake up nine years ago, on the day she meets her future husband!
On her journey through time, Eunhye must uncover Dojin’s secret – for better or for worse, this time.
- A tumultuous campus affair
Rumor has it that Baram Oh had an affair with her married art school teacher who committed suicide. It’s been four years since that debacle, and now she’s back on campus trying to enjoy her college life.
But she’s not the only one to have returned: there are rumors of a water spirit wandering the halls, possibly following her wherever she goes.
- A nightmare factory
A lonely, sleepless writer fills her room with stories of strangers she eventually meets. His family disappears overnight. The only evidence of its existence is his memories.
To understand their world and find out why stories are written, she and her new friend will read a library worthy of their handcrafted books, full of fantasy and adventure stories.
After a ten-year move, Rhea returns to the busy city in search of independence. Things are looking bleak until she encounters a familiar face – a face she never expected to see again.
As secrets are revealed, feelings resurface. Rhea soon realizes that her childhood friend may not be who she thinks she is, and her dearest relationship is put to the test.
And you, which webtoon would you recommend?