The Friendly Winter
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The Friendly Winter

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Japanese: 다정한 겨울


Type: Manhwa
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 65
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 8, 2011 to Feb 23, 2013
Genre: Drama Drama
Theme: Psychological Psychological
Serialization: Daum Webtoon
Authors: Lee, Jun (Story & Art)


Score: 7.841 (scored by 15871,587 users)
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Ranked: #11242
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Popularity: #3548
Members: 5,082
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A 19-year-old girl with a rare growth disorder that leaves her in the body of a small child meets a boy with a mental disorder, who has the mind of a small boy in a 17-year-old's body. A Friendly Winter shares with us the endearing story of their day-to-day lives, joys and tribulations.

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Lee, Seo-ha
Han, Yeong-jun
Shiwoo, Yoon

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May 23, 2015
This deep psychological drama turn out to be shallow melodrama about bad parents and whiny children.

The Friendly Winter is perhaps the most melodramatic work out there. 87% of the chapters include at least one crying scene. The crying scenes aren't very short, they often take 3-5 pages of 'byyhyyy', 'mooooo-ooooom' and various sobbing sounds to stop. And usually they don't stop, some other character just starts to cry with the first crying person and then the chapter is over without anything being add to the story, to the characters nor the reading experience.

The main theme of the story is regret and letting go, except ...
Jan 20, 2015
Have you ever cried over a fictional work? Do you think you're beyond that sort of silly, weak reaction? Think you're a tough kid? Think again, because 'The Friendly Winter' is about to show you just how much of a vulnerable little girl you are on the inside.

As you may have gotten from the synopsis, this Korean webtoon is centered on two characters who have rather special circumstances surrounding their growth. Da-Jeong is a 19-year old trapped in a child's body, while Min-seong is a 17-year old guy with a child's mind. Apparent from the day they first met, they complement each other very ...
Mar 3, 2015
What's amusing with webtoons is that they are fully-colored. It lets you get more immersed into its world than any average manga/manwha out there. Couple it with a good story, pacing and characters and you'll get something similar to this series: a great experience.

Upon reading its synopsis, I got the impression that this will be again a so-so story with a so predictable outcome. I didn't bother reading it until almost a year later. After finishing the first chapter, I regret not starting it sooner. It didn't pluck my heartstrings nor made me scream "kawaii/moe" inside my head.. but it did made me ask the ...

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