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Feb 19, 2016

Korean Comic Series Noblesse Now with its OVA Adaptation


Last February 4, 2016, LINE Webtoon published the first episode of the Japanese OVA adaptation of the popular Korean Comic Series Noblesse (노블레스) on their official YouTube channel. Led by Production IG (producers behind Ghost in the Shell and Psycho-Pass), Noblesse: Awakening is the Japanese OVA adaptation of the popular comic series.


Synopsis:

Noblesse: Awakening is about a powerful noble - Cadis Etrama Di Raizel (also known as Rai) - who has been asleep for 820 years with no knowledge of mankind's advancement and scientific successes. He has recently woken up in an abandoned building in South Korea and is starting to get used to the modern world. He goes to a school where he meets his loyal servant Frankenstein. With Frankenstein's help, Rai enrolls into Ye Ran high school, and inadvertently befriends Shin Woo - an athletic teenager, Ik Han - a computer geek, Yuna - Shin Woo's crush, and a few others.
Noblesse follows the group's often dangerous adventures against a secret organization while uncovering Rai's past.

Noblesse is a webtoon written by Son Jae Ho and illustrated by Lee Gwang Su. Started on 30 December 2007, this webtoon was released on Naver and is still publishing. The OVA adaptation is directed by Kenichi Matsuzawa and screenplay by Shun Fukudome. Though the comic series was originated in Korea, the OVA were voiced by Japanese voice Actors, including one of the popular VAs like Daisuke Hirakawa (popular from his characters as Rei Ryugazaki from Free! and Noriaki Kakyoin from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders) who voiced the character of Frankenstein.

Watch the Episode One of Noblesse: Awakening here:


You can read the whole comic series for free at LINE Webtoon official website.
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