A review of Lightning Degree (비뢰도), which is also referred to as Lightning Sword. It is an action-fantasy manhwa created by author dark soul (검류혼) and illustrated by artist Awin. While it may feel like the typical generic manhwa, it is pretty fun to read and it does retain your attention. I’ve only gotten through the first 10 chapters, but I already know that it’ll have a fairly decent story. Overall, a good read so far and a recommendation for those who love martial arts graphic novels.
The story starts off with our protagonist who is making sculptures of his parents… he is suddenly approached by an old man who shows him special martial arts and gives the protagonist the choice to become his disciple. It pretty much kicks off from there and I feel like I will cheat you if I say any more… I had some Battle Through The Heavens vibes from this manhwa, I found it really fun to read.
What Lightning Degree (비뢰도) Is About
A Small Synopsis
A young boy left on his own is taken in by a master who is going to teach him unique martial arts. The boy accepts and his adventure to learning martial arts begins… or so he thought.
Where to read Lightning Degree (비뢰도)
This manhwa is officially available in RAW on the Kakao website and the English unofficial translated version can be found on scanlation sites such as MangaDex and MangaNelo along with various other translations.
What Is Good About Lightning Degree (비뢰도)
While the story started off slow, it’s picking up and becoming even more interesting. I really enjoyed reading this so far and cannot wait to continue with future chapters. If anyone is after a nice slow and steady story that is full of little snarky jokes here and there then this is the one for you!
I think Awin has done an outstanding job at drawing this graphic novel. The art is brilliant and the characters look awesome! The scenery also looks really good too! It gives me a sort of Tales Of Demons And Gods vibe, so looking forwards to seeing more!
So far the characters have been brilliant, while all they have done so far is joke around and train, the characters in this are portrayed really well and I can feel just how important the protagonist’s role will be.
I won’t lie… I found some of the jokes way funnier than I probably should have, but it’s nice because while it is a bit serious the characters can joke around… well, it’s mostly one-sided, but that’s why he’s called the master!
What Is Bad About Lightning Degree (비뢰도)
A little slow
While I understand that sometimes storylines should be slow, I feel this one is a little too slow, but that could just be me nitpicking… I bet once it really gets into the story I will regret writing this… we will see!
Overall would I recommend this for you? Yes, it’s pretty fun and no doubt something everyone is bound to like, especially those who come from graphic novels such as Battle Through The Heavens, Tales Of Demons And God and Soul Land.
If you enjoyed this review then you may also enjoy the following reviews;
- Doupo Cangqiong (Battle Through The Heavens) Manhua Review
- Tales Of Demons And Gods (妖神记 / Yao Shen Ji) Manhua Review
- Soul Land (斗罗大陆) (Douluo Dalu) Manhua Review
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