Webtoons

What are Webtoons?

Webtoons are digital comics originating from South Korea. Webtoons were quite unpopular some for time. However, with the rise in popularity of digital Manhwa, so did Webtoons get their time to shine. With growing demand, there’s now a wide variety of Webtoons, and they are not solely based on South Korea anymore.

What’s the difference between Comics/Manga and Webtoons?

Three differences set Comics and Webtoons apart. Webtoons are usually colored, unlike Comics that typically use white and black. Instead of using multiple pages and box models, Webtoons are designed for phone experience. Webtoons are published on a verticle strip, enabling them to be spread out across the infinite canvas. Some Webtoons will have features like animation, or music playing while reading new episodes.

What are the best Webtoons to read?

Webtoons (Manhua and Manhwa) Similar To Hard Core Leveling Warrior

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Top 20 Drama Webtoon Titles To Check Out Right Now

Drama, by far, is one of the broadest genres. It suffices romance, fantasy, thriller and all other without much problem. Well, the reason is obvious as every story can do better with slightly more spice and drama. In this article, we bring you a list of best drama webtoon titles. From action engrossed with feelings

Top 15 Fantasy Webtoons and Manhwa That You Can’t Miss

Fantasy manhwa and webtoons are often craved for due to their intricate storyline and world set up. The fantasy genre is anyway one of the very best parts the writing world has to offer. Running away from your reality for a bit of time and imagining the unimaginable provides us readers with a rush we

Top 15 BL Manhwa and Gay Webtoons: A Guide for ALL!

BL manhwa has always been one of the most popular genres in manhwa variety. As more inclination towards digital art has begun there are streams like webtoons and comics. There is, however, still lacking in the likes of gay webtoons and manhwa. Hence they continue to thrive. You might be looking for new styles that

Top 10 Action Webtoons Everyone Should Read

The action genre is often left out of the famous talks because of the apparent lack of plot formation. This does not, however, imply that it has any fewer fans. Action webtoons are difficult to spot out due to the problem faced by creators regarding scene descriptions. A slight mistake regarding the sequence and the

Top 15 Lesbian Comics and Webtoons That are a Must Read for all!

As the acceptance for different sexual orientation is at its growing stage one might feel the need to explore the same. What better way than to read visual comics with characters you will fall in love with and relate to. Lesbian relationships are still a bit less discovered in comparison to gay relationships and thus

List of 15+ Manga, LN and Manhwa or Webtoons Similar to Solo Leveling

Solo leveling has been one hell of a ride for readers. Its intricate storyline, awesome characters, abilities of the protagonist right away won hearts. Being quite a sensation amongst the readers of manhwa and webtoons due to all the said facts. There is a constant demand for more manhwa and webtoons that are similar to

Top 20 Best Romance Webtoons Which You Should Check Out Right Now!

Sometimes we all crave for nothing more than just a good romance story with a good almost cliché free plot. With increasing readers and supporters of webtoon-manhwa the need for good plot increases. While searching for romance webtoons and manhwa to read most of us often get troubled with either lack of proper suggestions or

30 Top Manhwa (Korean Webtoons) That You Should Check Out (2019)

If you have already read enough manga and what to look at what Manhwa has to offer or you just simply want to check out some good webtoons then this post is very much for you. Here is the list of 25 top Manhwa (Korean Webtoons) for you to check out. The list contains webtoons

40 Best Korean Mature Adult Webtoons (Manhwa) For Webtoon Lovers

Online Korean manhwa, simply referred to as webtoons are increasingly getting popular. As they come in color compared to the manga, the appeal is not surprising. Check out the best places to read webtoons or manhwa in English post to find webtoons that you can pick up. To make this process easier, in this post

Where can I read webtoons?

Check out our post on the best websites where you can read webtoons. Hopefully, it helps you find a good webtoon source. We will keep updating the post regularly in case a site shuts down.

Origins and History of Webtoons

The first-ever platform to publish webtoons launched in 2003. Daum Webtoons, a web portal in native South Korean language. Aside from the webcomics, Daum also offered shopping, forum, news, emails, and messaging services. Following Daum, in 2004, Naver launches its Webtoon service in 2004 that would later be renamed (in 2014) and known as the LINE Webtoon app. LINE is currently one of the most popular webtoon platforms out there as it features both native and translated webtoons, making it much more approachable to the western culture.

An interesting thing about the origins of Naver is that they are the first Korean company to create its Search Engine.

But can we thank LINE for bringing us first translated comics? It was TappyToon and SpotToon that first started officially translating webtoons back in 2010. However, the SpotToon website has not been functional since the end of 2019. And there has been no official news regarding this matter. Alongside these two, Lezhin comics and Toomics emerged with their self translated works.