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Witch Hunter (Manhwa)

Witch Hunter

Alternative Titles

English: Witch Buster
Japanese: 위치헌터

Information

Type: Manhwa
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: 2006 to ?
Authors: Jung-man, CHO (Story & Art)
Serialization: Daiwon

Statistics

Score: 8.091 (scored by 5666 users)
Ranked: #7552
Popularity: #236
Members: 13,543
Favorites: 528
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2 based on the top manga page.

Popular Tags

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Synopsis

Witches suddenly declare war against humans, causing two-thirds of the world to fall apart. They summon monsters called "Supporters" and devastate human residences... but why?

Survivors gather people with the power to combat the witches and called them Witch Hunters! Tasha Godspell is one of the strongest nicknamed "The Marksman" along with his "Jack-O-Lantern" looking Supporter. He fights the witches but cannot really bring himself to hate them...

(Source: MU)


Characters

 Halloween
Halloween
Main
 Xing
Bairong, Xing
Main
 Tarras
Doberg, Tarras
Main
 Tasha
Godspell, Tasha
Main
 Merlin
Merlin
Supporting
 Arthur
Arthur
Supporting
 Vihyungrang
Vihyungrang
Supporting


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May 1, 2013
r1k0noh
After 86 chapters I can tell that the author has fetish with sparkling sunglasses and weird hats. Period.

Joke aside, oh oh OH Witch Hunter, what a slow-paced manwha but surely you have grabbed my interest. Must you have patience getting into this manwha, lest you end up hatin’ it for not tellin’ you nothin’ at ol’. (damn is there really the need to differentiate between manga and manwha?)


Story: 9

Long long time ago there were human, and there were witches.
They lived happily together, if not for a new formed religion.
Snared at stakes, burnt were these witches.
This is witch hunt, led by human of power and read more
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Apr 22, 2010
infinity
-- [ Witch Hunter (WH) ] --

One liner: "Amazing artwork. Great narration and impressive story. Unfortunately, there is not much character development yet. A manwha that's definitely worth checking out"

- [ Story - 8 ] -

Witch Hunter revolves around witches that suddenly declared war on humans, and Witch Hunters, agents that are suppress witches. Witches are normally women that can use magic spells and invoke creatures known as Supporters in battle. The main character is Tasha Godspell and he (surprisingly) has a Supporter, Halloween.

From the line above, you could tell me: "Hey, it's just another shounen! Good hero battles evil bad guys!". You would be read more
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Nov 6, 2010
IceAndCream
When I started reading Witch Hunter, it seemed like it was going to be a cheap ripoff of D.Gray-man. The main character (Tasha Godspell) was like Allen Walker with a chip on his shoulder. Even the WH (witch hunter) uniforms looked like the exorcist outfits. And the hunters use the typical tools of the exorcist trade.

But then it's obvious that this story is distinct. You've got the hunters who hunt....witches. (In that aspect, it seems a bit like Soul Eater.) They're all part of the WH organization opposed to the witches that are bent on world domination. That read more
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May 7, 2008
Torint
Witch Hunter is not a groundbreaking series. It does not do anything particularly new. It is, however, a fun read. Tasha, the main character, and his magical helper Halloween have an interesting relationship that is always amusing to watch. The characters have thus far not done much to show themselves to ba above the usual crop of manga characters, but it does not make them any less likable.

The art style is average. Well made, but, again, nothing to write home about.

In conclusion, I am intrigued by this series and wish to learn more.
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User Recommendations

The weaponry in both series are similar in that they are varied among users and have different degrees of use.
The context of both series are highly similar. Both feature organisations that are in conflict against witches. There are also strong horror references throughout the two.
North, South, East, West. In both mangas, there are four big shot bad guys that dominate each of the four sides of the globe, and they all act independent of each other. There is also one organization whose primary focus is to take down these big shot bad guys, as well as their loyal yet powerful subordinates, and protect the ordinary people at the same time. In Claymore, the bad guys are Yoma. In Witch Hunter, the bad guys are witches. Also, both mangas seem to make a significance in gender in that it is relevant to the premise of power. In Witch Hunter, obviously, only women become witches. Similarly, in Claymore, generally only women can become claymore. Claymore are also known as the "Silver Eyed Witches". Although this is a vague comparison, it does imply certain gender limitations on the male side, primarily in that men cannot directly use the witches' power. In either case, both claymore and witches are regarded as a stigma in society and are shunned by normal people.
The concept of witches become a pivotal point for both series. In fact, magic is a major form of art that is practiced as a way to fight both offensively and defensively. Witch Craft Works and Witch Hunter revolves around a story with supernatural elements. The main character get into conflict with the witches as they learn more about them while discovering untold secrets in their worlds. Although their settings contrast, both series provides insight on the MC's development over the course through experience in battle. Relationships are also fleshed out that concentrates on a variety of emotions for both series.
Two of the main-story related characters, Tasha and Natsu relate with very similar characteristics and personalities, especially their ability to grow stronger through their emotions, and they both have a partner whom they share a close relationship, like a close family. The main teams consist of a group that have known each other for a long period of time, at times being quite crude and violent with one another (Almost everytime, this is for comedic purposes), but in each group, the team are as close as family, willing to protect each other with their lives. [PS: If you haven't read Fairy Tail, then I would recommend that you read Witch Hunter first. It's better to start off with the serious/moderately comedy, then heading for epic/highly comedic.]
Having both white haired protagonist that are also fighting for a younger girl. These protagonist go to extreme measures for them even killing... but both try to avoid killing as much as possible.

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