Popular Korean Webtoons for Adults

Webtoons are digital comics from South Korea that are usually read on smartphones. They are also available in printed copies and electronic books. Many popular Korean dramas, such as Cheese in The Trap and Sweet Home, are based on webtoons.

Here’s a list of popular Korean webtoons for adults:

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“Solo Leveling” by Chugong

“Solo Leveling” follows Sung Jin-Woo, a weak hunter who finds himself in a world where supernatural beings threaten humanity. After a fateful incident, Jin-Woo gains the ability to see an interface that ranks people’s abilities. As he embarks on a journey to become the strongest hunter, the series combines action, fantasy, and character growth.

“The Remarried Empress” by Alphatart and Sumpul

“The Remarried Empress” centers around Navier, who was once the empress of the Eastern Empire but is forced to divorce her husband for a new woman. As she navigates the complexities of politics, power struggles, and her new life, the series explores themes of love, betrayal, and personal growth.

“Tower of God” by SIU

In “Tower of God,” a young boy named Bam enters a mysterious tower to find his lost friend, Rachel. The tower is filled with dangerous tests, rivalries, and secrets. As Bam climbs the tower, he forms alliances, confronts powerful foes, and unravels the mysteries surrounding the tower’s true nature.

“Sweet Home” by Youngchan Hwang and Carnby Kim

In a post-apocalyptic world, “Sweet Home” tells the story of a reclusive high school student named Hyun Cha. When monstrous creatures called “monsters” emerge and turn humans into vicious beings, Hyun Cha must survive and face his own inner struggles as he encounters a group of survivors and fights to protect them.

“True Beauty” by Yaongyi

“True Beauty” revolves around Lim Ju-Kyung, a high school girl who becomes a makeup guru to hide her natural appearance. As she navigates school life and romance, the series explores themes of self-acceptance, inner beauty, and the challenges of maintaining a false identity.

“Noblesse” by Son Jeho and Lee Kwangsu

“Noblesse” follows the story of Cadis Etrama Di Raizel, a powerful noble who awakens after centuries of slumber. As he adjusts to the modern world and enrolls in a high school, Raizel faces threats from other nobles, dangerous organizations, and his own mysterious past.

“Killing Stalking” by Koogi

“Killing Stalking” is a psychological thriller that delves into the disturbing relationship between Yoon Bum, a young man with a troubled past, and Sangwoo, a charming but sadistic serial killer. The series explores dark themes of obsession, manipulation, and the blurred lines between victim and perpetrator.

“Cheese in the Trap” by Soonkki

“Cheese in the Trap” revolves around the complex relationship between Hong Seol, a hardworking college student, and Yoo Jung, a mysterious and charismatic senior. As Seol becomes entangled in Yoo Jung’s life, she uncovers his dark secrets and manipulative tendencies, leading to a tense and psychologically driven story.

These popular Korean webtoons offer a variety of genres, including action, romance, fantasy, psychological thrillers, and more. They captivate readers with their compelling narratives, intricate character development, and exploration of deeper themes. Each series offers a unique reading experience that keeps audiences hooked and eager to discover what happens next. If you’ve taken Korean classes, you can try read webtoons in Korean or download the Webtoon app in Korean.