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15 WEBTOONS To Read While Scrolling On Your Phone In Bed Because Who Needs Sleep

Stay up reading till 3am then regret the next day lol.

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1. Freaking Romance by Snailords

Finally out on her own and trying to be independent, Zylith moves into her dream apartment, only to discover that it's haunted by a handsome spectral stranger from another dimension.

Status (at time of writing): Complete

Read it if you like:
- Romance
- Humour
- Fantasy
- Parallel worlds / dimensions
- Adventure

Read it here.

2. Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe

With Hades and Persephone as the main characters, follow the stories of the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus, all told with modern twists. Turns out, the gods aren't so different from us after all, especially when it comes to their problems.

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Greek mythology
- Romance
- Drama
- Humour

Read it here.

3. The Advanced Player of the Tutorial Tower by Bangguseok Gimssi / Omagam / Juyeong Hwang

Image via WEBTOON

Having spent 12 years trapped in a tower full of regenerating monsters, Hyeonu Kim finally gains his long-awaited freedom. Now incredibly powerful, he's determined to find out the truth behind his imprisonment, and maybe he'll even inadvertently save the world along the way.

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Action
- Fantasy
- Monsters
- Mystery
- Gaming elements

Read it here.

4. SubZero by Junepurrr

In an effort to bring peace after 300 years of war, Clove, the last princess of the near-extinct Azure Dragon Clan, has to marry her greatest sworn enemy—Prince Kyro, the heir to the Crimson Dragon Clan's throne.

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Royalty
- Fantasy / Magic
- Dragons
- Tropes like arranged marriages and enemies-turned-lovers
- Romance
- Action
- Strong female leads

Read it here.

5. True Beauty by Yaongyi

After picking up makeup skills from watching beauty videos, a shy comic book nerd completely transforms herself. Overnight, she gains popularity as the prettiest girl at school. But what happens when a cute boy discovers her secret?

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Romance
- Friendship
- High school settings and teen dramas (but it eventually goes on to cover their adult lives too)
- K-beauty / K-trends / K-pop
- The True Beauty K-drama (which was based on this WEBTOON)
- Humour
- Coming-of-age stories

Read it here.

6. My Dear Cold-Blooded King by lifelight

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One fateful day changes the course of humble peasant Kihara Mei's life forever. When faced with a deadly challenge against dangerous royal assassins, she gets drawn into the dreaded Blood King's world of secrecy, deceit, and desire.

Status (at time of writing): Complete

Read it if you like:
- Historical settings
- Romance
- Mystery / Suspense
- Action
- Royalty
- Strong female leads

Read it here.

7. The Cliff by Sungdae Oh

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After falling and getting stranded on the cliffside of a dangerous hiking trail, two friends wait to be rescued. As days pass with no sign that someone is coming to save them, tensions rise and the situation escalates into one of confrontation, violence, and madness. How far will they go to survive?

Status (at time of writing): Complete

Read it if you like:
- Tension
- Thriller
- Horror
- Psychological elements
- Survival
- Tropes like betrayal and friends-to-enemies

Read it here.

8. The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf / Nisrina AN

Based on the YA novel of the same name by Malaysian author Hanna Alkaf, The Weight of Our Sky is set during the historic 1969 race riots in Kuala Lumpur. It follows the story of a music-loving teen with OCD who is doing everything she can to find her way back to her mother during the riots.

Status (at time of writing): Complete

Read it if you like:
- The Weight of Our Sky novel
- Local authors and artists (this WEBTOON is a collaboration between Malaysian author Hana Alkaf and Malaysian comic artist Nisrina AN)
- Malaysian history
- Historical fiction
- Friendship
- Family
- Romance
- Strong female leads

Read it here.

9. The Remarried Empress by Alphatart / Sumpul

Intelligent, courageous, socially adept, kind to her subjects, and devoted to her husband, Navier Ellie Trovi was in every way the perfect empress of the Eastern Empire. When her husband brings home a mistress and demands a divorce, she makes a shocking declaration of her own—"I accept this divorce… And I request an approval of my remarriage."

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Romance
- Historical settings
- Royalty
- Intrigue
- Slight elements of fantasy and magic
- Strong female leads

Read it here.

10. Not Even Bones by R Schaeffer / Alai Cinereo

Nita's role in her family's business is to dissect the magical bodies of the supernatural beings that her mother hunts down, so that her mother can sell their body parts on the black market. But when things go wrong one day and Nita gets a real taste of the business, there is no turning back, and she must decide whether she is willing to become a monster...

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Fantasy / Supernatural
- Magical creatures
- Thriller
- Horror
- Friendship
- Strong female leads
- The YA novel it was based on—Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (the first novel in the Market of Monsters series)

Read it here.

11. Purple Hyacinth by Ephemerys / Sophism

Haunted by how she failed to save her loved ones from a gruesome fate many years ago, Lauren now uses her powerful lie-detecting ability to defend the defenseless as an outstanding officer of the law. She will do whatever it takes to protect the weak, even if it means teaming up with a deadly assassin to fight evil.

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Mystery / Suspense
- Action
- Crime and crime-fighting/solving
- Social commentary
- Romance
- Tropes like enemies-to-lovers
- Strong female leads

Read it here.

12. First Night With The Duke by MSG / Teava / Hwang DoTol

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An average college student wakes up one day as Ripley, an extra in her favourite romance novel. Though she initially is determined to just watch the story unfold from the sidelines, she soon finds herself in bed with Duke Zeronis, the novel's hero! Can Ripley keep the novel's plot on track and survive beyond the first night?

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Isekai (a genre that involves a person from Earth being transported to a different world)
- Regency settings / Nobility
- Tsundere characters
- Comedy
- Romance
- Fantasy
- Schemes that go awry

Read it here.

13. The Witch and the Bull by Moonsia

Tan's hatred for witches makes him a prime target for a curse that turns him into a bull. But to undo the hex, he'll have to rely on the witches he hates so much, specifically, a beautiful one named Aro. Will her kindness change his feelings and break the spell?

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Fantasy / Magic / Witchcraft
- Astrology
- Adventure
- Comedy
- Retribution arcs
- Tropes like enemies-to-lovers

Read it here.

14. Lost in Translation by Jjolee

Wyld, the bad boy frontman of up-and-coming K-group Mayhem knows all too well that fame comes at a price. To keep the group's momentum going, Wyld is forced to take on a controversial persona behind his fellow members' backs. Will he be able to stay true to himself amidst all the lies and scandals? Or will he truly become his fake persona?

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Drama
- Music / K-pop / The entertainment industry
- Celebrities / K-idols / Boy bands
- Secrets / Scandals / Lies / Controversy
- Friendship

Read it here.

15. I'm the Grim Reaper by GRAVEWEAVER

In this post-apocalyptic world where crime is rampant, really bad people don't just get sent to hell when they die, they are assigned jobs collecting the souls of some of the worst people on Earth. Such is the fate of Scarlet, who is delivered to the fiery underworld upon her death, only to find herself in an entry level position as…The Grim Reaper!

Status (at time of writing): Ongoing

Read it if you like:
- Fantasy / Supernatural
- Angels and reapers
- Post-apocalyptic settings
- Friendship
- Romance
- Mystery
- Thriller / Horror
- Strong female leads

Read it here.

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