One Thousand and One Nights
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One Thousand and One Nights

Alternative Titles

English: One thousand and one nights
Synonyms: 1001 Nights, Cheonil Yahwa, A Night of a Thousand Dreams
Japanese: 천일야화

Information

Type: Manhwa
Volumes: 11
Chapters: 54
Status: Finished
Published: 2004 to 2007
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, HistoricalHistorical, Shounen AiShounen Ai
Authors: Han, Seung-Hee (Art), Jeon, Jin-Seok (Story)
Serialization: None

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Score: 8.011 (scored by 12201,220 users)
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Ranked: #6672
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Popularity: #3798
Members: 3,241
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Synopsis

Everyone knows about the story of Shahrazad and her wonderful tales of the Arabian nights. For one thousand and one nights, she entertained the mad Sultan with the adventures of Aladdin, Ali Baba, Sinbad, genies, and many other mystical creatures. But what if Shahrazad was actually a boy desperate to save his sister's life? What kind of strange things would he do to make sure that he survives to tell the tale? This new twist on one of the greatest classical folk tales just might keep you awake for another One Thousand and One Nights.

(Source: Yen Press)

Background

One Thousand and One Nights was published in English by Yen Press from December 28, 2005 to August 17, 2010.

Characters

Sehara
Main
Shahryar
Main
Cleopatra
Supporting
Fatima
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Jul 2, 2014
thewhitesea (All reviews)
I'm not one to usually write recommendations, so please forgive my lack of fluidity, but I felt that I just had to after finishing this series. One Thousand and One Nights (or, A Night of a Thousand Dreams, as some sites call it) is a beautiful rendition of the original tale, and while I've never actually read the original One Thousand and One Nights, I believe that this manhwa has more than done it justice.

Story (9): The overall story is done pretty well- sure, there are the few cliches of the 'driven mad by -love' kind of crisis with Sultan Shahryar, and the whole read more
Oct 17, 2014
neptuneskisses (All reviews)
Ooh this is a difficult one to rate! First off, the art is lovely, full of absolutely stunningly beautiful men (especially as the volumes go on) - sadly the historical real-life characters on which some of the stories are based probably didn't look quite so stunning....

There are some gripping stories in the mix here too although this is a bit more uneven IMHO. You're not always that invested in the characters of the stories - kind of inevitable when they're of short duration - and I found myself a little impatient at times to get back to the main story.

Sehara is a very sweet character, read more
Mar 12, 2020
Cindy-Uchiha (All reviews)
Story 10:
Story to be divided into 2 parts: the real life & the stories.
Real life: twist on the 1001 Nights classic. You have the crazy sultan, but Sahaar is a boy instead of a girl who took his sisters place to be sent into the harem. Sahaar calms the sultan with his stories. Besides their relationship, there's also the history of the Sultan that made him the crazy ruler he is now, which is also really interesting.

The stories: the irony is that this manga is a twist within a twist.
really good and interesting, and I believe some, of not all, are real read more
Mar 7, 2010
lera (All reviews)
Preliminary
I've always loved reading a classic with a twist. It's no wonder that I've fallen for One Thousand and One Nights. This manhwa takes the tale of Arabian Nights and creates a story filled with treachery and betrayal, hope and courage, and love and its power to heal.

Story:
The story follows a young sultan named Shahryar who proposes a terrifying ultimatum for all the young women called to his harem: if the girl is a virgin, she is to die by the hand of the sultan; if she is not, she is to die by the hand of a close male relative.
To Sehara's horror, read more

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