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Ugly Duckling to Swan (Manhwa)

Ugly Duckling to Swan

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Miunohri to Swan, Miunohri Baekjodoigi
Japanese: 미운오리 백조되기


Type: Manhwa
Volumes: 13
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Not available
Authors: Hwang, Mi Ri (Story & Art)
Serialization: None


Score: 7.401 (scored by 811 users)
Ranked: #43442
Popularity: #2716
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The heroine is a short, overweight and ugly girl but one day an old man turns her into a real beauty. But whenever raindrops touch her she turns back to her original form (but she becomes beautiful again), and if she ever kisses someone, she won't become beautiful again.


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Kim, Do-jin
Kim, Do-jin
Go, Mi-oh
Go, Mi-oh
Lee, Eun-ho
Lee, Eun-ho

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Nov 25, 2012
There is a reason why I rated this manga somewhat low but I will get to that towards the end of this review. The story was somewhat interesting but been there, seen that. Nothing special. The art was good, again, nothing special. Definitely not the best artwork I've seen.
The characters, oh, this is why I rated this manga low. The protagonist, she has admirable traits I will say, like determination and kindness. But that damn kim do-jin asshole, I hope he goes to fucking hell! He is by far the worst manga character I've come across. He's mean, a bully, arrogant, rude, and has no read more
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Sep 6, 2012
I like how this manhua not only involves romance, but also has a Cinderella-like twist to it. I haven't finished the series, but I'm a sucker for the serious, emotional, dark haired guy, so I have high hopes of who she'll end up with. HOWEVER. What bothers me about this story is the main character's naivety and obliviousness. SPOILERS. Her boyfriend cheats on her by kissing another girl, then is really rude to her, yet she stays with him and is in a happy daze about how much she 'loves' him. Then, when he catches her with the same girl, she still isn't sure whether read more
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Aug 29, 2012
Okkkayyy well im half hearted on this one becuz I do really like it but.... I have to admit at times it does really piss me off.... Cuz... 1. IM So SICK of the whole idea of magic having all these loop holes and problem. -_- If there's some weird ass potion out there that... Actually made you beautiful you should just fucking stay that way and not have to change back. Of course under these circumstances she had to be able to change back cuz her family wouldn't recognize her but still. I do actually really like the main girl Go Mioh she's got read more
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