Finally, the long wait is over. The second season for “Only I Level Up” finally has a release date. Fans are extremely excited because it is way sooner than they anticipated.
In a world that is filled with Japanese anime and manga, this Korean Manhwa cemented its place with its first season. Now, it is time for the fans to visit the adventures of this great story again.
For those who don’t know, “Only I Level Up” (Solo Leveling) is a manhwa. Manhwa is the South Korean term for print cartoons and comics. It’s like a Japanese manga. However, it’s Korean.
Chu-Gong is the writer of this popular web novel and it was published by D&C Media. The original title of the series is Solo Leveling. However, it has been licensed in English under the name “Only I Level Up”.
The manhwa made its debut on March 4, 2018. The last chapter of the series was released on March 19, 2020.
Since then, a lot of its readers and fans have been keenly waiting for the announcement of the second season.
Only I Level Up Season 1 Recap
From the previous chapters of season 1, Sung Jinwoo has just encountered Dong-Su. Jinwoo was punishing Dong-Su since he was a bully to Jin-ho.
After getting a brutal punishment, Thomas arrives at the scene. He is a National Level Hunter. He warned Jinwoo to stop punishing Dong-Su. However, Jinwoo gets mad and challenges Thomas.
Thomas was offended by Jinwoo’s action. He believed that Jinwoo has no respect for him, even though he’s one of the strongest hunters in the world.
Thomas thought that Sung Jinwoo was no match for him. However, that wasn’t the case. The brutal battle started between Jinwoo and Thomas. After some powerful exchanges, Jinwoo manages to defeat Thomas.
After the fierce battle, Sung Jinwoo managed to find Jin-ho after utilizing Shadow Exchange. After arriving at the location, he discovered that Dong-Su was punishing Jin-ho.
Sung Jinwoo did not hesitate to attack Dong-Su and sent him flying. Jinwoo immediately offered a healing potion to Jin-ho. Unfortunately, it wasn’t working since his HP is less than 10%.
Sung Jinwoo made 3 attempts to heal Jin-ho. However, all of them weren’t successful. Sung Jinwoo asked Dong-Su’s men to heal him. Unfortunately, they can’t understand what he’s saying since they can’t speak Korean.
Sung Jinwoo gets mad after that and asks them if they know someone who can heal Jin-ho. They still couldn’t understand him and they simply looked at each other.
Finally, Dong-Su came back. Dong-Su translated Jinwoo’s words to his men. He said that Jinwoo is looking for a healer. He ordered his men to find a healer as soon as possible.
Only I Level Up has reached more readers and viewers than expected. According to reports, it has gained more than 4 million fans all over the globe.
Only I Level Up was the first web novel in South Korea to be well-known across the world. Typically, Japanese manga dominates the industry.
However, this manhwa has managed to be placed as the number one webtoon in Japan as well in 2019.
Due to its popularity, it’s only normal for fans and avid readers to wait for the release of Season 2. Fortunately, an announcement has been made and it has been confirmed that season 2 is on its way.
Only I Level Up Season 2 Release Date
This South Korean web novel will come back after a short interval. Fans expect a lot about the second season. This includes new ideas, characters, revelations, and more.
It does not matter if the second season of the series will have a loose connection to the first season. Fans still hope to see a lot of new things. They believe that season 2 will surprise them more than season 1 did.
According to reports, the second season of Only I Level Up was going to be released on May 26, 2020. Unfortunately, that was not the case due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The series suffered a lot of delays due to the pandemic. Reports were saying that D&C Media will release the second season on August 2, 2020. Still, nothing happened.
Creators themselves aren’t certain about the premiere of the second season. However, they stated that fans have nothing to worry about. They guarantee that season 2 is on its way. We simply have to wait for the right time.
Only I Level Up Season 2 Plot
The story of Only I Level Up follows a portal site that links the real world to a mystical world filled with monsters and vile creatures.
A couple of individuals can kill those monsters with skills. They’re known as hunters. The series follows the journey of Sung Jinwoo, the weakest hunter in the world.
Even in human form, Sung Jinwoo was considered the weakest being. His fellow hunters call him names such as “weak boy”, “weakling”, and more.
Only I Level Up Season 2: What to Expect?
Fans have high expectations for the second season. It’s only normal since the manhwa was ranked number 1 in Picomma’s Best of 2019 webtoons.
The ending of season 1 was a bit of a cliffhanger. It concluded with Jinwoo discovering a gate and fighting with the monsters.
A lot of fans expect that they will see Sung Jinwoo’s father in Season 2. His father is one of the strongest hunters in the world. Unfortunately, he went missing in Season 1.
Fans also like to see a more in-depth analysis of the main characters in the second season. This is particularly true for Sung Jinwoo. There are still a lot of things to know about the protagonist and secrets to unfold.
People also expect to see a fight between China and America in the second season. They also want to see Sung Jinwoo battle, other national hunters.