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What is Webtoon?

Webtoon is basically a compound word of Web and cartooon.

Ever since the introduction of the internet in the 90s, printed Korean comics have been translated over to a digital medium where readers can view their favorite comics or, as it is known in South Korea, webtoons(웹툰).

* The webtoons published in English.

Korean webtoons at OUGL Display



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Korea Foundation Visiting Librarian

Visiting Librarian, Kyungsuk Yi from KF created the K-Manhwa guide under the guidance of Korean studies librarian Hyokyoung Yi