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Omniscient Reader

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint, Jeonji-jeok Dokja Sijeom
Japanese: 전지적 독자 시점
English: Omniscient Reader
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Information

Type: Manhwa
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: May 26, 2020 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Fantasy Fantasy
Serialization: Naver Webtoon
Authors: sing N song (Story), Sleepy-C (Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.461 (scored by 4456544,565 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1752
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #126
Members: 104,315
Favorites: 5,255

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Synopsis

Kim Dokja does not consider himself the protagonist of his own life. Befitting the name his parents gave him, he is a solitary person whose sole hobby is reading web novels. For over a decade, he has lived vicariously through Yoo Joonghyuk, the main character of the web novel Three Ways to Survive the Apocalypse (TWSA). Through Joonghyuk, Dokja has experienced secondhand the trials of repeatedly regressing in time, in search of an end to life-threatening "scenarios" that force people to act out narratives for the amusement of god-like "Constellations."

After reading 3,149 chapters—long after all other readers lost interest—Dokja finally resigns himself to the story ending. However, he receives an enigmatic message from the author, stating that the story will soon be monetized, before his surroundings suddenly go dark. He swiftly realizes that fiction has become reality and he is now living through TWSA. Although he is the singular omniscient reader of the events yet to come, his success in the scenarios is not guaranteed—but perhaps his advantage will empower him to step into the protagonist role that never suited him before.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Omniscient Reader is an adaptation of sing N song's Jeonji-jeok Dokja Sijeom web novel series. It is originally a webtoon series which has been officially published in book format by A.Tempo Media (에이템포미디어) since December 29, 2020.

The series has been published digitally in English by LINE Webtoon since August 19, 2020. The volumes have been published by Yen Press under the Ize Press imprint since December 12, 2023.

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Characters

Lee, Gilyoung
Supporting
Bihyung
Supporting
Secretive Plotter
Supporting
Yoo, Sangah
Supporting
Lee, Jihye
Supporting

Reviews

Dec 30, 2020
Preliminary (36/? eps)
Ahh this seems to be a new addition in here and I was WAITING for this to be added.

Note that the webtoon just recently released a few months back and I will be writing my review for the 36 chapters I have read, not the webnovel.
So let's get to it now, my review might be a bit too long with some spoilers.


STORY: 10/10
This starts off with a simple yet exciting plotline that many readers might be able to relate to. Our MC here is an avid reader of webnovels and he followed one of them in particular called "Three Ways to survive the apocalypse" ...
Feb 16, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (100/? eps)
Okay. Here's the thing. I absolutely adore Omniscient Reader. The webnovel is easily beside my favourite novels/series like Les Miserables and Lord of the Rings. Seriously. The novel is just that good, and I honestly, wholeheartedly recommend reading the novel if you're someone who loves stories and great characters. There are a lot of impactful and heartbreaking moments in the book, and it moved me to tears both while reading it and thinking about it. So yeah. I love this novel. But then why did I only rate the webtoon a 7?

The thing is that Omniscient Reader is a story told from an unreliable point ...
Feb 24, 2022
Preliminary (21/? eps)
Oh boy, a Korean Webtoon that hits ALL the right vibes but manages to be completely meaningless.

Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint (or ORV) is about an underdog hero who had faithfully and loyally read a webnovel to its conclusion. You can say he's dedicated, since he turned out to be the ONLY reader after 3,149 chapters.

It's easy to see why ORV is so appealing. It's your typical... I guess "hybrid" isekai where the world manages to turn into a video game. It has fresh and interesting ideas, blending in RPGs with a worldwide battle-royale streamed to the... stars in the sky.

But not only does the world-building fail ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Omniscient Reader Chapter 199 Discussion
joe_g7 - Feb 20
4 repliesby Kreshre »»
Feb 21, 3:53 AM
Poll: Omniscient Reader Chapter 198 Discussion
joe_g7 - Feb 13
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Feb 13, 11:47 PM
Poll: Omniscient Reader Chapter 197 Discussion
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Feb 9, 2:43 AM
Poll: Omniscient Reader Chapter 196 Discussion
Doutei-kun - Jan 30
2 repliesby HamzabinSaqib »»
Feb 8, 2:18 AM
Orv is being adapted by a Japanese studio??🤔
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