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English: Noblesse
Japanese: 노블레스


Type: Manhwa
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 30, 2007 to Jan 7, 2019
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, SchoolSchool, SupernaturalSupernatural
Authors: Son, Jae-Ho (Story), Lee, Gwang-Su (Art)
Serialization: Naver Webtoon


Score: 8.251 (scored by 3543535,435 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #3282
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #84
Members: 88,568
Favorites: 5,156
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Within an abandoned building in South Korea lies a white coffin, from which rises Cadis Etrama Di Raizel "Rai"—an unimaginably beautiful, dignified, and noble man. Awakening in this unknown time, Rai must seek out someone he can trust—his loyal companion, Frankenstein. To begin with, Rai attempts to blend into human society by transforming his old-fashioned clothing into the pristine blazer of the nearby Ye Ran High School. As it turns out, the principal of the school is his servant Frankenstein.

After slumbering for the past 820 years, Rai requires Frankenstein's help to adapt to the current age, so Frankenstein enrolls him as a new student in order to help him understand modern society and experience a normal life. Frankenstein's plans, however, soon go awry not only because of the problems stemming from modern society, but also unresolved conflicts from him and his master's troubled past. Left with no other choice, Rai must resort to using his mysterious power to protect those he holds dear.

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Noblesse has been digitally published in English by LINE Webtoon since June 30, 2014. It has been published in Japan by Futabasha since August 28, 2015.

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May 27, 2020
Jajoe (All reviews)
No explicit story spoilers, but story and character structure

If i had to condense my review in one sentence: Huge wasted potential.

The plot usually goes like this: Strong enemies appear -> non-important Heroes losen - > Boss Heroes appear -> win -> research data found -> now we are stronger! -> Rinse and repeat 500 times.

It has the Dragonball Z element into it without an equally likeable cast or story structure. The reason are the two Characters Frankenstein and Raizel. They are always so on top of things, like extremely on top, there is no real danger or any lasting consequence. They just walk through things. read more
Dec 21, 2020
Watame (All reviews)
‘Noble blood is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great.’

‘Noblesse’ is a web manhwa co-written by the two Korean authors: story Son Jae-Ho and illustrator Lee, Gwang-Su. The story begins exactly as it should begin in any good shounen manga/manhwa: with the awakening of the main character; Cadis Etrama Di Raizel literally rises from the coffin, after no less than 820 years of sleep. It is easy to guess, that our protagonist is a vampire. Yet, in the world of the manhwa, his kind is known as Noblesse. Our hero wakes up in an abandoned building in South Korea, all alone and read more
Mar 12, 2021
ScanskyNero_CnHy (All reviews)
I picked up this manhwa a few months ago because a lot of my friends were raving on about this nonstop and I saw this being on the top 30 manhwas in MAL.

Noblesse is that manhwa where everybody hypes up to be the THING. But for me, it's just a shounen manhwa bordering between a 7 and an 8 on the first half and a 5 or a 6 in the second half.

I will admit, even if the art is a bit average to say the least(as far as Korean manhwas go), I can say it's slightly distinct against the cesspool of average works read more
Sep 24, 2011
Jubei07 (All reviews)
The Overall feel of this manwha (Korean manga) is amazing. When I first started reading this series years back, I thought the artwork was a bit off in the beginning. Be patient and the artwork will vastly improve. The comedy found within Noblesse is in a league of its own. You will find yourself literally Lol'ing with the humor that Rai brings to the series as he tries to cope with his new surroundings. The action sequences are pure win, leaving chills and goosebumps for avid readers.

The story revolves around a vampire theme, and (without spoiling it for you) I find that although it read more

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