Taste of Illness
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Taste of Illness

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Synonyms: Byeong-ui Mat, Flavor's Bottle
Japanese: 병의 맛
English: Taste of Illness
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Type: Manhwa
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 15
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 4, 2018 to Jan 26, 2019
Genre: Drama Drama
Themes: Psychological Psychological, School School
Serialization: Naver Webtoon
Authors: Ha, Il-Kwon (Story & Art)


Score: 7.621 (scored by 913913 users)
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Ranked: #20342
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Popularity: #6086
Members: 2,719
Favorites: 48

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Not having any friends is bad enough, but being swallowed by mysterious black sludge in the middle of class? The worst. Yijun is no stranger to solitude, until a school project plants the seed for a delicate bond with another loner, Suni. But friendship is a frustrating puzzle for those who are used to being alone, especially when one of them claims to control a black goo that only turns hostile when the host is gripped by anxiety. Will Yijun and Suni be able to open up and make something of their budding friendship?

(Source: LINE Webtoon)


Taste of Illness is originally a webtoon series which was officially published in book format by artePOP (아르테팝) on May 31, 2019. It was one of five winners of the Today's Comic Award (오늘의 우리만화상) in 2019.

It was published digitally in English by LINE Webtoon on March 13, 2021.


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May 11, 2021
I don't know why nobody reviewed this masterpiece but ok I'll do it

Story 10/10

story is pretty good and author is done a really good job by depicting Yujin's (main character) as a black stuff which always holds him back Yujin is a loner until he meets with another loner in his class Suni they become good friends and you'll find out more when you read, he also have a crush on her, overall story is based on Yujin's mental illness and his severe bullying

Art 10/09

art of this manhwa is dope but i wish it was in color but its okay ...
Jul 20, 2021
This WEBTOON really hits close to home because it's about a guy who surrounds himself in dark sludge since my guess is that it's to do with social anxiety in school and there he meets a potential friend Suni who seems she's a loner too. The personalities of each character and the detail of how the protagonist is feeling really is worth to get yourself lost to his own world. You can read this on the WEBTOON site with daily passes involved, it's pretty decent enough read and it’s really worth checking out if you like the psychological genre within your manhwa collection!

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