Ranked #683

Nineteen, Twenty-One (Manhwa)

Nineteen, Twenty-One

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: 19-21, Nineteen, Twenty One
Japanese: 열아홉스물하나


Type: Manhwa
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 21
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 9, 2010 to Dec 27, 2010
Authors: Kim, Hye-Jin (Art), Yohan (Story)
Serialization: Naver Webtoon


Score: 8.101 (scored by 4980 users)
Ranked: #6832
Popularity: #442
Members: 9,761
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Yun-lee is a girl who is carrying a huge emotional scar in her heart. Due to an accident, she lost 2 precious years of her life, the time period between 19 and 21 years old. Her life is empty. She is miserable, but still attending a preparatory school in an attempt to catch up with all the time she has lost. Suddenly, one day on her way to feed some stray cats, she comes across a young man who seems to have what she has lost... the period between 19 and 21 years old.

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Note: originally a webcomic made then available in print form.


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Yun-lee, Lee
Yun-lee, Lee
Dong-hwi, Ju
Dong-hwi, Ju

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May 6, 2011
“If sharing my passion and love makes me happy, and I can help someone in the slightest way, wouldn’t that be amazing?”

There are two ways to look at this story. You could read into all the words and subtexts and make your own explanations about what something means and see beyond a story of a two kids wanting to make a difference. Or you can just take it to be a really neat story about friendship and stray cats.
That’s right, this is a story about cats.

From the outside, through a very small crack, it’s about Yun-lee, a sweet girl who just feels lost. She’s twenty-one read more
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Jul 2, 2011
First of all, you should know this is mainly a slice of life manhwa.
The romance story itself isn't the main plot of the story. If you're looking for an intense shoujo romance, this is not the one.
Still, you should try it because I believe it captures the attention of any reader.

Should people stop living in a carefree way in order to become adults?
And when exactly are we becoming adults?
Nineteen, Twenty-one revolves about this interesting matter.

Yun-lee is a 21 year old girl who lives her life in pain due to the fact that she has missed one entire year of her life and realizes read more
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Dec 31, 2014
Nineteen, Twenty-One is a slice of life more than anything. The story is about two people who, during their times of distress or anxiety, find comfort in cats. 8 stray cats to be precise. These cats help us to acknowledge and understands important life lessons. Topics such as growing up and equality. Ju Dong-hwi doesn’t want to grow up, but in order to help the cats, he can’t be a teenager forever. He is also taught not everyone can be happy and the world isn’t kind. Cats aren’t exactly seen as equals to humans. What’s even worse is the cats in question are stray. They’re read more
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May 2, 2015
I not really want to write so much because it's a very short story and i may spoiler too much.
Still this review may contain some spoilers!

You wanted to read a good slice of life and romance manwha?
You are looking for a story where the main characters face difficult times?
You really like cats?
Then this is what are you looking for!

Story: 8/10

This story is about 2 kid who are facing the beginning of adulthood. They don't know what to do with their life
Yun-lee due to an accident lost 2 precious year from her life and now attending to a prep school and Dong-hwi a guy who
don't read more
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Manga: Cat Street
~ both girls have troubles (one became a neet, the other has been asleep for 2 yrs)
~ both have romance with boys that help them
~ both are slice of life
~ both have cats

Difference: Cat Street(manga) is more about the girls problems (trying to become more social) while Nineteen, Twenty-One(webtoon) is more about helping cats  
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Both are really cute and relatively short stories involving two people who grow close by taking care of a pet together (although in Nineeten Twenty One is more like they take care of several ones). Both are very nice stories with innocent and nice characters. 
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