justjiha's avatar
Feb 5, 2015

I watched the Korean drama Goong before reading this manhwa, so I couldn't help but compare the two. I think I like the manhwa more than the drama adaptation, because I got to see extra scenes that were omitted in the drama. The story is great; there are lots of intrigue and interesting characters. However, towards the end the story got repetitive and a bit tiring. I truly enjoyed reading this, even though I prefered the ending in the drama. If you like themes like royal issues, rich guy/poor girl and love triangle then you should read this.

9/10 story
9/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall
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MMaru's avatar
Jan 31, 2013

The concept for this story is interesting, and the art is beautiful.  However, it becomes rather redundant.  The characters progress to a certain point, then it's just a wash-rinse-repeat cycle of them going through the same struggles, very slightly altered.  I will probably read it to the end, but only because a friend is letting me borrow them.  It's not a series I will buy for myself.

7/10 story
10/10 art
8.5/10 characters
8/10 overall
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