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Author Topic: Where can i buy manga in seoul  (Read 810 times)

Offline larten456

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Where can i buy manga in seoul
« on: August 12, 2017, 04:30:06 PM »
Just wondering where i can buy manga in seoul. Im in myeongdong so if its close by better. Also interested in looking at korean manga. Can anyone give me any recommendations on where to buy? Thanks.

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Re: Where can i buy manga in seoul
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2017, 08:05:44 PM »
Do you mean Japanese manga translated to Korean or just straight up Korean Manhua? I don't think it matters much anyways but if you're looking for manga translated to Korean I remember there used to be some store called Bookoff or something that sold both manga written in Japanese and Korean. The less popular comics would sell at about 1k/book. A quick search on naver maps isn't giving any results though so maybe they ran out of business.

Korean Manhua I think you can just read online for free at naver webtunes or w/e daum's version is. They're higher quality than you think.

Edit: Yea they went out of business in 2014. http://train4world.tistory.com/4165
I guess you can still go to Aladdin book stores like the article says. They don't specialize in comic books like Bookoff does but they do sell them.
« Last Edit: August 13, 2017, 08:13:11 PM by teacher1988 »

Offline bjinglee

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Re: Where can i buy manga in seoul
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 09:30:26 PM »
Kyobo has manga in both Japanese and Korean.