Dragon Maken War

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220 years ago, in the legendary Dragon Demon War, Hero Azell ended the war by killing the evil Dragon Demon race’s King Atein. He was able to save the population, but as a consequence, he was cursed. While he was dying, the high magician suggested a gamble that might save his life.

‘The Dragon’s hibernation is the only key to saving your life.’

Instead of a human’s sleep, he slept the sleep of the dragons and he was able to overcome the curse. Now he is realizing that he has slept way longer than a human’s life span.

Dragon Maken War average rating 4.2/5 - 317 user ratings
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Nvelist
New Nvelist rated it
November 17, 2017
Status: c115
Asserting now how amazing this KR gets.

Unique tropes, awesome lore, great war, fullness characters, routed paths.

True Hero that comes from classic literature books unlike modern stereotype. Where shown great endurance, courage, bravery in all despair and hopeless the world ransack during the war. Not only him that are legendary strong as there others like him at that time able to stand against the threat of humanity.

Awakened only to become stronger again. Retaining lost arts and fending off a new threat.

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Spoiler

The Hero's enemy that follows their king even in death have survived. Like leeches, weakened humanity strength to fight like in the War in the past as they work secretly from the shadows like some kind of Illuminati.

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Darkzeta
New Darkzeta rated it
November 5, 2017
Status: c111
I liked it.

Reminded me a bit of the New Gate: MC time travels to the future and finds alot of changes and tries to adapt.

The author addresses the issues of language and tech. Why somethings stayed the same and others didn't. He surprisingly did tell of why they did or did not change. I kind of liked how he treated those issues.

The MC didn't start off as perfectly OP, he actually has to start rebuilding his powers and abilities. And all the meanwhile the enemies abound and he has to... more>> use what he has currently in a smart manner.

So if you do like smarter MC and very very little harem. Is there even any harem? Not by my count at chapter 111.

Some humor, not too much face slapping.

Then you just might like this too. It did prove entertaining. <<less
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jaq921
jaq921
June 25, 2016
Status: c15
Pros:
*well translated.

Cons:
*typical shounen genre characters. (People talk a lotduring fights)
E.g.
"I will remeber this"
"Don't forget my name"

*omnipotent narrator explaining everything (think george of the jungle).
*the culture of the setting is very japanese-esque despite being in a medieval european fantasy.
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Maleandar
Maleandar rated it
April 3, 2016
Status: --
Enjoying this Novel so far. Up to C 25. MC is not OP as of yet and is developing. As per the description MC slept for 220 years and wakes up malnourished and dehydrated. No muscles no magic power left, everything is lost and has to start over.... or so you would think. Still having his knowledge from the past and at a ripe age of 24 (plus the 220 years) the MC sets of on a journey once again. You realize being a hero he can not leave things... more>> be. <<less
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alexelielchain
alexelielchain rated it
December 4, 2016
Status: c12
Dropped.

Too much talking.I don't like how the interactions are made. Like a story made script that lacks depth. Mostly are just dialogue and what I am doing is scanning instead of reading word by words since the more I read the more I felt that most interactions are not important.

I actually expected more in this novel since most Korean novels are made good and the writings does't feel cheap. But I guess I'm doomed to disappointment.

The MC also lacks aggressiveness, quite bland and lacks of character. I cant relate how... more>> he can just easily interact with a demon dragons when he before is fighting them in war. He even save the demon princess when if you think about it, It will feel like yesterday when he got cursed..I guess its because its a PRINCESS thing. Really hateful attempt of a cheap romance. All I can see is an MC trying to show off. <<less
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sleib
sleib rated it
March 3, 2016
Status: --
This is 25 chapter review. World is interesting, MC is not wimp, dense or something similarly annoying, fights are good and entertaining to read. If you are looking for simple, good action fantasy than this is for you.
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Dream Seeker
Dream Seeker rated it
November 7, 2016
Status: c37
So without a doubt this is more then a ordinary read of timeless class hero vs villain. This novel takes it one step further and explores defining characteristics beyond simple power that makes a hero. Though not in a way that distract reader from unfolding world of conspiracy, betrayal and heroism. As such this series has my highest recommendation.
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hikigayaaaa
hikigayaaaa rated it
December 22, 2016
Status: c51
This really exceed my expectation. Very slow pacing but the details and world building is extremely good.

Plot 5/5. MC is a hero but fallen because of the curse and given a chance to live. After he woke up is not that OP. So he had to train his body and power.

Story telling is good. 4/5 But author tends to repeat or explain somethings that he explained.

... more>> Character 5/5 my gad this is really stunned me. If you read this novel then you will understand me.

5/5 battle scene.. Some review and scored 1 star said characters/villains tends to talk a lot in fight scene. Its true but it is different, author explained why they converse while fighting example gaining info, and by speaking it may confuse or divert the attention of the enemy and some of words affects surroundings or mindset. Like battle roar.

Overall. 5/5 <<less
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MondoX
MondoX rated it
April 14, 2016
Status: c104
So far, the story seems interesting. The MC used to be powerful, before he went into hibernation. After waking up, he is steadily trying to gain his strength, the MC is not OP yet, but he is not weak, either. I can not wait until the plot progresses.

Update: Well, the webnovel started becoming annoying. A long arc was dedicated to an "awesome" sword that could cut "through the heavens, " but was not able to cut down more than one enemy. Then, a life and death battle was stopped after... more>> the enemy was losing, because the story needs an enemy potential harem member. The excuse in the story used, was to spare the enemies in exchange for another "awesome" sword for the MC. What is funny about the swords is the MC for most of his life did not view swords as great as a swordsman would, but he viewed them as convenient weapons. Yet, suddenly swords have become important in the story. It is too bad, because I had high hopes for this webnovel, but now I am dropping it. <<less
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nirleka
nirleka rated it
February 15, 2016
Status: c41
This korean novel is decet and interesting.

First of all, in my opinion, this story have good world building and setting. It build from MC monologue and his detective work to find the different in recent world affair and his era. Especially, I like how The author make good use of clash between races to build his world premise.

The story also have deep battle technique explanation like proper battle shonen manga (if you read Hunter x Hunter you get what I mean). I don’t read a lot of Xianxia, but I... more>> think the author mix xianxia battle technique (body reinforcement) with fantasy magic decently.

The plot and character development is progressing perfectly, not fast or slow. The author like to insert misunderstand comedy using how different the MC behaviour with other character which I find amusing. Moreover, The MC is start from zero because he lost his former power then training like mad man lol.

Additionally, I like the interaction between Azell (MC) and Arrieta (Heroine) at the momment (ch18). The relationship build up properly throught interaction and reflection, not like other harem WN which the heroines suddenly love the MC.

The battle also feel more interesting with a lot of unorthodox technique and laughable tidbits (lol at the MC tsukomi enemies cliché dialogue). The MC use his wits and rich battle experiences to outwitted his enemies.

In summary, I recommend this story if you like battle adventure story with nice and laughable character interaction. <<less
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edytor
edytor rated it
April 7, 2017
Status: c40
My biggest problem with this novel is flow.

The author does not understand flow and how to use it and how not to break it. There are conversations broken up by world building that just drags on and on. It's like if they had ads in books and you were reading then all of a sudden "We now interrupt this conversation to bring you 6 paragraphs of world building" then continuing the conversation like nothing happened.

Characters were nothing to write home about, barely better than bland but not enough to be... more>> called interesting.

World building was less than decent. Nothing wrong with a generic fantasy world if you can deliver and execute it well, but this is a generic fantasy world delivered in less than passable fashion but not completely terrible.

Translation also needs work, suffers from localization, grammar and spelling mistakes. <<less
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Ramon54xg
Ramon54xg rated it
February 9, 2017
Status: c58
It's a really great novel, I wasn't particularly interested in reading this based in the description, and one day when I had nothing to do I started reading, I read all chapters in one day and I have to say that it surprised me. I can't say that I am a fan of action scenes but this novel has the most amazing and well structured battle system and techniques that I ever saw. This is a hidden gem worth reading.

Edit: I saw that there is some people who can't understand... more>> the attitude of the MC towards the princess, let me explain to you. First, Dragons are wild animals who possess intellect, and because of this they have an obsessive thirst for knowledge, Demons, using of this fact, ''tricked'' the dragons to mix both races. From this was born the Demons Dragons, the main villains of the novel, but as there always is evil humans, there also is good people in this race, they were called betrayers, and were or neutral or sided with humans, but because of the bad impression because the evil ones, during the war most were treated as a tool, and not a comrade, but the MC and his comrades treated them as real people and comrades, and with this we can see that the MC is very open minded, also after the war ended, humans as always, when there isn't a common enemy again war between themselves, these Demons Dragons that sided with human couldn't live between humans, until an kingdom made an alliance between them, in trade of theirs power in the war against others kingdoms, the kingdom would give an status to them live with humans, and the Demons Dragons made the royalty and nobles marry with some of theirs races, to preserve theirs bloodline, so the princess is an entirely new race between Humans, Dragons and Demons, so tell me, if the MC had comrades of the same race as the ones that he was at war against, why would he be aggressive toward the princess who wasn't of the same race as them? are you idiot? Serious... As you said that you "scanned" instead of reading, you must have missed those "unimportant interactions" that described in detail all that I talked here. <<less
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Jezvee
Jezvee rated it
March 29, 2017
Status: c66
I really like the concept of this story. An OP hero who wakes up with most of his powers gone, etc, basically regaining his power again (while fighting enemies). The story is pretty slow right now. I like the MC and the fact that he doesn't become instantly OP again after he wakes up. I love how everyone is so puzzled by the fact that he's so skilled but weak (he lost most of his physical strength/spirit order and needs time to build it back up). I really like his... more>> flashbacks and I'm dying for more because the current plot is slow. I'm also looking forward to seeing everyone's reactions to his identity (when/if that happens). There's no romance right now, and I would be okay if it continued that way, but apparently there's a love interest later on. <<less
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Sipouwa
Sipouwa rated it
January 12, 2017
Status: c53
Like said many times in previous reviews this series has a slow moving phase in some ways but that gives more time to build the characters and the fantasy world. Only problem for me is the relatively slow translation speed as this is the type of novel I would love to binge read. Good find anyway and I recommend to anyone that likes the fantasy genre! Romance as of this point (ch53) is still pretty much non-existent but you can kinda see the way it's going and I have high... more>> expectations.

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Rensarian
Rensarian rated it
December 16, 2016
Status: c50
This novel has several defining characteristics that, when added together, make it very enjoyable. First, the main character is fairly interesting. I can't say his character has been explored in depth yet (we mostly learn about him through dream-sequence flashbacks and snippets of witty conversation with the other characters), but this MC is level-headed, rational, and even kind, while still capable of utterly destroying his enemies when necessary.

As for the novel itself, I like the combat system quite a lot. It's not breathtakingly innovative, but still good. It's mostly... more>> just a variation on other commonly used tropes of warriors and mages and how the two combat styles relate to one another, but it leaves a very solid, balanced feeling with plenty of room for progression in either profession.

Now, the best part of this novel is actually a combination of the two things I've mentioned already: the main character and the combat system. The combat system provides ample room for incredibly well-thought out plans and traps and the main character makes use of this as much as possible. I really have to praise the author on this, as I don't think I've ever read a novel where the author throws this many interesting ideas into combat this quickly. Even if you don't care at all for the rest of the novel, I would highly recommend it purely based on how satisfying the descriptions of fights can be. Not that it's terribly detailed (of course, it's not lacking in detail either), but the technicalities involved in the magic are wonderful. Very few writers can squeeze this much out of magic.

The translation quality is good, though there are small grammar hiccups every now and then. These are, however, easily overlooked. <<less
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Rosver
Rosver rated it
August 30, 2017
Status: --
This story is really annoying. Almost everything it did is annoying.

Characters talk too much. Like, they are about to be hit by a powerful attack but somehow is able to vomit a paragraph worth of monoloogue.

And the main character is all about being "cool" and "awesome" instead of being a character. His character and personality is just so unrelatable with his constant pretentious display of "coolness, " and he becomes really annoying really quick.

... more>> And the other characters are mostly there as audience to the MC's awesomeness, even the villains.

And the plot is just scenes after scenes of the MC showing off his awesomeness.

This is just a really shallow story. It is all flash without substance. Still, I could see this attracting a certain kind of demographic and this is mostly aimed at them. Otherwise, it has very little to offer in terms of story and artistry. <<less
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Wyntile
Wyntile rated it
February 23, 2017
Status: c60
This story I have to say (as of chapter 60) is very interesting. After having read various "Demon King vs Hero" fantasy world genres in light and web novels, I was looking around for stories which had unique elements incorporated into this troupe. And Dragon Maken War is definitely one of them! At least, in relations to one of the light novels I've been trying to read all week (Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu) I've managed to read through the chapters without much of a hassle since it was a... more>> very interesting read.

Story:

Right from the start of the prologue, in its literal first lines the reader is introduced to the concept where Demons and Dragons have merged to become a higher being called "Dragon Demons". (Yeah, I never really read the synopsis properly before starting this, so just this line alone got me hooked) Then as the story focuses on the POV of the risen hero from his slumber, it shows his life events many years into the future as he starts from the very beginning steps of regaining his body health back.

Some readers may initially feel that the story pace is a bit slow at the beginning, which I admit I sort of feel it spent a little more than a few chapters just for the protagonist to gain the basics of his body's strength back. But the interaction between the characters in which the protagonist meet were rather interesting and refreshing to read, as the mentions of the world concept (magic, kingdoms, etc) were as usual nicely integrated during this phase. I especially like the concept of magic and fighting styles this world had to offer, where the humans' use and warriors called "Spirit Order Practitioners" were very interesting to read about, in comparison to normal magics I've read across in other novels or manga.

The battles had a pretty good amount of action, where I loved the mind games and stealthy plays in which the protagonist employed in his battles in a new era. While the protagonist may have knowledge of complex skills, given his former life as a hero, he has to start from the very beginning, and thus he is not completely overpowered as Saitama or Yuu Yashiro (from Senai Yuusha) in his battles.

Characters:

The characters on the other hand, are not that interesting or appealing to me as of yet. It might either be because it's only been 60 chapters, or that I've come across characters that absolutely shone such as in the novel "Altina the Sword Princess"; there wasn't any characters which, apart from the protagonist or his old allies, that stood out to me. Partly because, as I agree with the protagonist's way of thinking, in that a good majority of knights, magicians, and warriors in the world is... well... you'll just have to find out for yourself and see why I'm putting this statement forth.

Apart from that, the characters in the novel follows the generic templates of enemies being arrogant, protagonist group being simplistic in nature given the setting of fantasy world. But surprisingly, given the amount of knight and noble characters which were introduced to us thus far, there weren't many conspiracies or "Noble prejudice" character moments that occurred, which was refreshing.

Conclusions: Would I recommend this novel? Absolutely! While this novel does follow the stereotypical route of "Hero vs Demons", except without reincarnation from Japan or Korea, the magic/fighting system and battles were a very interesting read! I love how the author took his time into developing an interesting magic system, and even if the first fights were considered "low level" in terms of the protagonist's eyes, it made me all that more interested into seeing how his fights would be like if he fully regained his former powers. <<less
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Suzaku67
Suzaku67 rated it
September 2, 2017
Status: c100
If I had to describe this novel, not gonna lie kinda cliche but also really refreshing. The MC is very OP, or at least he was before the story began. Azell (our main character) was an orphaned soldier during a great war against the Demon Dragons 220 years ago. Later in the war after studying under 5 masters and after fighting for years became strong enough to challenge the King of the Demon Dragons, becoming victorious after a great duel. However, upon victory he was afflicted with a curse that... more>> would rob him of his vitality, in a short few years killing him. His Best Friend Carlos, a fellow solider and genius magician thought up a scheme for him to survive. He will undergo a deep hibernation like a dragon, focusing everything on driving out the curse. 220 years and Azell awakens from his slumber to find his body in a deplorable state. His original cultivation his basically collapsed and he has none of his previous magic! His muscular power body? hell he looks as if he been starved to the point of other questioning how he could still be alive!

2nd paragraph has a little spoiler in it but, not to much!

Spoiler

Now our former MC who is known as a great hero in the history books must now restore himself to full power. The world is different from before, all of his friends and family have perished long ago. Much knowledge of past has vanished while new knowledge floats around that his been discovered. Many old secrets, important secrets have long since become extinct from the world. Follow Azell with memories of his past, reflect the present as the threat of the Demon Dragon King has no disappeared and plans to make his own return! The supporters of Co-existance and freedom and the Demon Dragons Kings oppressive rule are still fighting in the shadows even now. The war may have ended, but the world is far from peace...

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Honestly its a great story of swords and magic, refreshingly non harem with a MC who fights for justice. He doesn't fight the Demon Dragons, he fights the ones that follow the King from the past. Many rejected the king's ideals, and support co-existing with humans. For the record, Demon Dragons look very similar to humans except a few distinguishing features such as horns and gems on the hands. Some of the MC's allies are Demon Dragons and half-human Demon Dragons, I quite like how the race as a whole are not the enemy but rather most of them. Its refreshing because some humans support the Demon Dragon king as well, it much more realistic that way.

IMO its not the best thing you'll ever read. But it won't be the worse, hell it'll be above average at the very least. If you need a refresh from all those sh*tty harem novels then there ya go. Also this story is supposed to have a singular Love interest and although I got guess I don't really know yet. Though I look forward to finding out! <<less
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Farika
Farika rated it
March 28, 2017
Status: c66
After I finished reading this far, in my mind there was two word "EMPEROR DOMINATION". Dragon maken war plot is like Emperor Domination but with less domineering, bland and plain MC. Okay from the naration we know that the MC have lustrous red hair, with handsome appearance.

Except his look, there nothing noticeable his character is like other HERO MC in novel.. Held justice and rightness.. Climb from bottom... And I think he never trying have interaction with another character.. Except on battle.. Out that situation he just stand and they... more>> were like mammoth flying to the lamp..

I don't know why... But I can't feel the deep of story, so all the time I just scanning the story and starting to read when battle scene appeared.

Fortunately the writing style or the translator is good so its passable to read.
Or I just have been accustomed with bold, shameless, darker, mastermind MC, who knows? 😂😂

I will try continue read this.. <<less
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Vincent1873
Vincent1873 rated it
March 11, 2017
Status: c63
Interesting enough story. A classic heroic main character who will do the right thing because he thinks it's the right thing. He still remains entertaining though. Most of the characters seem to have a bit of depth to them. There's even a decent reason given as to why humans would side with the dragon demon race.

A bit of the story is confusing especially that Demon Dragons and Demon Dragon race are mentioned so often and there's only a word separating them. It's also sometimes hard to tell what's happening... more>> in fights because he likes playing mind games.

As for alexelielchain's confusion. Dragon Demon Race members fought on the side of the humans too so there's no reason for the MC to hate the entire race. <<less
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ArgosYesu
ArgosYesu rated it
January 27, 2016
Status: --
Pretty good at the moment. MC breaks free of his hibernation and is currently regaining his power and adapting to a changed world. At the same time, he has to make sure he doesn’t give away his identity for various reasons (like wanting to live a peaceful life and wanting to avoid trouble). Of course, being a hero, he can’t help but assist those in need, even if his strength isn’t at a level he feels is comfortable enough to get out of those problems unscathed.

Basically, I like this type... more>> of good hero. Better than hypocritical reincarnated asses. Hrm hrm. <<less
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Harizak
Harizak rated it
August 13, 2017
Status: c95
I only rate things I like a lot to share it around. This is one of the better Sword, Magic, Dragon books I have read recently. All the characters are likable. The only issue I actually have is in some instances author plays a character up in one fashion but then makes him do something else that is very long lasting. Not in the story but lets just say Main character is like I do not want to get fat. But then a fast food employee insults him... so he... more>> eats the fast food to insult the man. Though he can be a man who messes up but there were 1-2 instances I thought, that seems out of character. Beyond that loved this so far.

On a side note, I know a lot of people reviewed saying MC talks to much when he fights and their is not enough fighting. I can say I disagree. Thought there was more than enough fighting and the reason he talks is so he can goad them into mistakes, you should understand why he must in his current situation once you read first part. <<less
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