Solo Leveling is a South Korean web novel based anime series. It is written by Chu-Gong. The English translation of the series is “Only I Level Up”. The anime series is available in Kakao Page and not on Netflix. Even a few episodes are available on YouTube. The webtoon series premiered on March 19, 2020. It has also been licensed in English by ‘Tappy Toon’ officially. There are translations available in a lot of languages, specifically made by fans. The fantasy and action thriller series has been successful in making its own one of a kind fandom.
The webtoon has been officially renewed for a second season. However, due to the conditions prevailing due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the production has been halted. Therefore, no release date has been announced for it yet. But it can be expected by the end of 2021. D&C Media collected all the individual chapters and published them as two volumes in April 2020.
When ‘The Gate’ opened, monsters and ordinary people got inter-mixed. They used to exist in different portals. However, some humans were capable of hunting down the monsters and save the human race. The lead protagonist, Sung Jin-Woo is also a hunter but is the weakest among everyone. He is even weaker than a normal human being. Being an E-rank hunter he is also nicknamed as ‘The Weakest’.
One day every hunter is trapped in a dungeon with some extreme trials to complete to set free. Surprisingly, Sung Jin-Woo passes all the dangerous trials and becomes one of the few hunters that could escape. His reputation gets changed and is now recognized as a ‘player’ or a serious peer. The series leads us to see whether he can become the most powerful S-rank hunter or not.