“Infinite Leveling: Murim” is an Action Martial Arts manwha. Launched on May 19, 2021, via Naver Webtoon. Also known as, “Infinite Level up in Murim”, “Muhan Rebereob in Murim”, and “Unlimited Level-ups in Murim”. Authored by Gonbung and illustrated by Jinwoo Kim, this manhwa offers a fresh look at the traditional Murim world.
Dan Yuseong, a warrior who met an unremarkable end on the battlefield, is granted a second shot at greatness. A unique leveling system with progressively challenging quests is his pathway to might. As the battles intensify, Yuseong’s quest is to not only level up but also avoid repeating his inglorious past. Will he evolve into the revered hero he aspires to be?
This series is one of my favorite Murim manhwas of all time. It’s a series that used many popular and often used themes but this series still managed to become its own thing and stand out from the rest in the best way possible.
Let’s talk about the best aspect of this series, the action. More often than not, Murim manwha, or fantasy martial arts manwha, are action-oriented series, and this manwha is no exception. The fight scenes in this series are always well-drawn and illustrated. The fights feel impactful and are never boring to read. Each character within the story uses different martial arts which definitely helps with the diversity of action sequences within this series.
Next, let’s talk about the art style. This series has a very strong and distinguishable art style despite the lack of details in some areas and solidity in comparison to more mainstream manwha. It’s also very consistent, and a drop in quality is usually unnoticeable which is quite a feat.
Now to the story, it starts off with a cliche premise of time regression mixed with a leveling system in a place where it shouldn’t exist. However, no matter how cliche it sounds, the way the story progresses and the pacing of this series is thoroughly thought-out and it never feels like the story drags on for longer than it should. It’s also extremely good at portraying the progression of the scale of things following the progress of the main protagonist’s or Dan Yuseong’s prowess. The stronger Dan gets, the more fitting story-related obstacles ramp up.
The characters in this series are also very well-designed and unique but simple. Each character is written with depth and given great personalization which makes the characters to be human and believable.
Verdict: An awesome Murim series with great action and a more than good enough story. The art style isn’t the most refined but the action scenes definitely are worth it.
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