Solo Leveling

SOLO LEVELING
Solo levelling, alternatively translated as Only I Level Up, is a Korean web novel/ Manhwa written by Chu-Gong. The story was serialized on Kakao’s digital comic and fiction platform KakaoPage on July 25, 2016, and later published by D&C Media under their Papyrus label on November 4, 2016. Since then, the novel has been licensed in English by Yen Press and by Web-novel under the title Only I Level Up. It ended up after 14 volumes which had 270 chapters in total.

Later Gi So-Ryeong and Jang Sung-Rak gave it a webtoon style representation which was released on KakaoPage on 13 April 2018. After completion of 179 chapters, the webtoons has officially ended on 29 Dec 2021.

This webcomic has gained its popularity quite fast. Korean game giant Netmarble Corp is currently developing a game and is producing a drama adaptation of it. But Anime is still not on the radar but let us see what happens as time passes. For now, let’s dive into the details of this novel.

 About Solo Leveling

Solo Leveling
Name Solo Leveling
Original Type Webtoon/Manhwa
Genre Action, Fantasy, Supernatural
Written by Chugong
Illustrator Dubu (Redice Studio)
Original run March 5, 2018 – present
Total Chapter 270 [Novel]
179 [Web Toon]
Publisher D&C Media
Original run March 4, 2018 – December 29, 2021
Volumes 14

Storyline

Solo Leveling gate

Gates

The story is set 10 years after in an open world where a portal starts to appear and these portals are called gates. These portals are a doorway that connects monsters to the world of humans. After the gate opens some humans get magical power and they are called hunters. Hunters must combat deadly monsters to protect mankind from certain annihilation

Sung Jin Woo weakest

The main character is a hunter and he’s a member of the lowest rank, not just any lower rank but he’s the weakest hunter in South Korea. The name of our protagonist is Sung Jin Woo. One fine day he got trapped in one fatal dungeon. He narrowly survives a terrifying dungeon that nearly wipes out his entire party one day.

double dungeon

Somehow the whole group gets wiped out and only Sung Jin-Woo survives and that too barely. A program that goes by the name “system” gets interested in Sung Jin Woo and grants him a rare ability. This ability allows him to level up in strength beyond any known limits. Follow this webcomic and you will find the source of his power and how he fights men and monsters.

Sung Jin-Woo

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Characters

Hunters

  • Sung JinwooSung Jinwoo
  • Thomas Andre
  • Liu Zhigang
  • Christopher Reed
  • Sung Il-Hwan
  • Go Gunhee
  • Goto Ryuji
  • Lennart Niermann
  • Hwang Dongsoo
  • Jay Mills
  • Yuri Orloff
  • Reiji Sugimoto
  • Cha Hae-In
  • Woo JinchulWoo Jinchul
  • Kim Chul
  • Park Jongsoo
  • Jung Yerim
  • Jung Yoontae
  • Yoo Soohyun
  • Park Heejin
  • Lee Joohee
  • Kang Taeshik
  • Song Chi-Yul
  • Hwang Dongsuk
  • Yoo Jinho
  • Han Song-Yi

Normal People

  • Adam WhiteAdam White
  • Laura
  • Matsumoto Shigeo
  • Norma Selner
  • Park Kyung-Hye
  • Sung Jinah
  • Yoo Myunghan

Arcs

  • D-Rank Dungeon Arc
  • Reawakening Arc
  • Instant Dungeon Arc
  • Dungeon & Lizards Arc
  • Dungeon & Prisoners Arc
  • Yoo Jin-Ho Raid Party Arc
  • Job Change Arc
  • Red Gate Arc
  • Demon Castle Arc
  • Retesting Rank Ar

Magic Beasts

  • Architect
  • Ant King
  • Vulcan
  • Baruka
  • Blood-Red Commander Igris
  • Esil Radiru
  • High Orcs
  • Ice Bears
  • Kaisellin
  • Kamish

Shadows

  • Beru
  • Greed
  • Igris
  • Iron
  • Kaisel
  • Bellion
  • Jima
  • Tank
  • Tusk