Just a month after launch, it appears that a popular manhwa is ending following accusations of plagiarism. According to an update from Anime News Network, Naver Webtoon confirmed that it will no longer post The Cat On a Hot Tin Roof.
This comes after an online forum went viral for sharing how similar the parts of the manhwa are to the manga Monster de Naoki Urasawa. The comparison began to go viral in mid-September, and Naver responded to the accusations of plagiarism it’s a statement.
Now the web comic publisher says it has manhwa serialization completed. The creator of the story also agreed to conclude the post with the Naver Webtoon official site going the extra mile to apologize to any fans who are disappointed with the news.
What manhwa plagiarized the Monster manga?
For those curious on the grounds of plagiarism, well, the culprit is The Cat On a Hot Tin Roof. The fans of manga Monster: Kanzeban compared a large number of designs from the two series. Turns out The Cat On a Hot Tin Roof reflects many of the design options Monster, and that’s not all.
Fans were also quick to point out Similarities to Hideaki Anno’s Evangelion franchise. Netizens noted that the manhwa’s leads eerily resembled Shinji and Kaworu from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
These heightened concerns were enough to raise alarms, and netizens were back on the viral thread in no time. Now the drama is over with the manhwa canceled. But if you’re craving a good manhwa (term for Korean Cur comics or comics), sites like LINE Webtoon and Naver still have you covered.
What is the best Webtoon?
If you’re looking for some classics, you can always try True Beauty and I Love Yoo. The Truth News He shares that other series like Lore Olympus, Age Matters, Let’s Play, and She’s Hopeless are also must-read stories for lovers of romantic comedies.
In other news, we invite you to learn more about the Monster manga, Monster anime, episodes, seasons, and characters. Did you know that director Guillermo del Toro is a Monster fan? The series is one of the best in the psychological mystery genre.
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