At the first Ize Press industry conference held at Anime NYC 2023, Ize Press announced the upcoming publication of six new manhwa titles. These include Beware the Villain!, The Villain is a Puppet, Marriage of Convenience, My Hot Secret Husband, SSS Level Revived Hunter, and Bound to You.
With the increase in English editions of popular Korean webcomics, Ize Press further announced that they are expanding their catalog at a faster pace due to the increase in English editions of Famous Korean webcomics.
Below are details about Ize Press’s latest titles:
Beware of villains!
© Soda Ice, Blue Canna, Berry
Original story: Soda Ice
Original Art: Blue Canna
Manhwa Adaptation: Berry
Beware of villains! is a captivating manhwa about upside-down romance led by a strong female protagonist that puts trashy men in their place. Completed in 127 chapters, the webcomic has received more than 8 million views and 873,000 likes on Tapas.
When a modern-day college student wakes up in the body of Melissa Foddebrat, the villain in a cliche reverse harem novel, she resolves to put the plot aside and live a quiet life. classy, but…AGH! Why are there all men in this trashy novel?! A sleazy crown prince, a scoundrel sniper, a crazed werewolf, and an obsessed businessman—Melissa can’t just stand by and watch her innocent heroine suffer at the hands of these four male leads. Scumbag lovers, go away – this story is being rewritten!
The villain is a puppet
© hanirim, manggle
Original story: hanirim
The Villainess Is a Marionette is a fantasy romance manga series known for its gorgeous art and cunning female lead. With two seasons complete and a third coming soon, the webcomic has received over five million views and 593,000 thousand likes on Tapas.
Kayena Hill, royal princess and most beautiful rose of the empire—and the novel’s villain, is used as a pawn in her brother’s plans and left for dead. Except this isn’t just some novel to her, not when she’s already living her first life as the goofy Kayena! When she awakens as Kayena Hill again in her third life, she is now armed with the knowledge of how her terrifying future will play out. To rewrite her story and win her freedom, she must learn how to control the puppet—this time, she will be the one pulling the strings!
Marriage of convenience
© KEN, Antstudio, Hanheun
Original story: KEN
Original art: Antstudio
Manhwa Adapted: Hanheun
Marriage of Convenience is a time travel manhwa about the developing romance in an arranged marriage between nobles. Completed in 95 chapters with published side stories, the webcomic has received over three million views and 388,000 likes on Tapas. Marriage of Convenience is a great book for fans of dramatic historical romances like The Queen’s Remarriage.
Bianca de Arno was famous throughout the land as an extravagant, terrible woman who spurned her husband and neglected her duties as countess. But when her husband, Zachary de Arno, dies in battle, she is driven from the estate and meets a miserable and lonely end—only to wake up at the age of nineteen! This time, Bianca is determined to do whatever it takes to ensure her survival, starting with repairing her relationship with the indifferent man she calls her husband!
My hot secret husband
© Jungyeon, Harara, Gabi Nam
Original story: Jungyeon
Original art: Harara
Manhwa adaptation: Gabi Nam
My Secret Hot Husband is a historical romance film about the budding love story between a smart, optimistic female lead and a sweet yet strong male lead brought together by an impending marriage. put. Completed in three parts of 109 chapters, the webcomic has received over seven million views and 722,000 likes on Tapas.
Letitia was reincarnated into another world after her untimely death, but that was only the beginning of her difficulties. A series of tragic events forces her to work as a servant at her uncle’s house, until he sends her off to marry the infamous “Monster Lord” Erden Halstead to repay an old debt. But when she arrives at her new home, Letitia’s fear is quickly replaced by confusion and a flood of questions. Why does she randomly find modern objects from her past life in this fantasy world? Her new husband is said to be ugly and cruel, so why is he so sweet, gentle, and obsessed with rabbits? And most importantly… why is he so AMAZING?!
SSS level revived hunter
© Sinnoa, Bill K, Neida
Original story: Sinnoa
Original art: Bill K
Manhwa Adaptation: Neida
SSS-Class Revival Hunter is a popular fantasy action manhwa with a unique time manipulation premise, dramatic plot, eccentric cast, and familiar gameplay elements. Fans of Solo Leveling will enjoy SSS-Class Revival Hunter thanks to its exciting action, intelligent protagonist, and cheating skills that allow for exponential growth. While still ongoing, the webcomic has received nearly 4 million views and 328 thousand likes on Tapas.
Some people are born lucky, destined to enjoy all the wealth and fame, while the things below fade away. Confucius Jin, an unskilled F-rank hunter, was definitely not one of the lucky ones. He spends his days bemoaning his lame existence and jealous of the achievements of star hunter Flame Emperor, whose mysterious, monster-filled Tower is nothing but a red carpet. Then one day, Confucius had the opportunity to catch up to his idol when he received the ability to copy other people’s skills. The only catch? He must be killed by them first!
Attached to you
© Chelliace, WHAT
Original story: Chelliace
As the first Boys Love title to join Ize Press, Tied to You is a dramatic yet touching manhwa about a love triangle between two brothers, an obsessive male lead, and a bit of fantasy in a modern world. . Inspired by the East Asian belief in the red thread of fate, this manhwa follows a college-aged protagonist as he struggles between his unrequited feelings for his best friend and his older brother. turned out to be his destined life partner.
Wooseo Shin has never been one to believe in fate…until a ring of red thread appears around his finger! This ring marks a person’s first meeting with their soulmate and with it, neither can sleep if the other is absent. This development is not a happy one for Wooseo, who decides to keep it a secret from his best friend and crush Jiseok Kang at all costs. Because fate would have it, the person with the same ring as Wooseo is Jigeon Kang—Jiseok’s older brother! When Jigeon suggests they start sleeping in the same bed, if only to combat their shared insomnia, Wooseo reluctantly accepts… but as the two spend more and more time together, their feelings start to get messy. Can Wooseo survive this new life of entanglement between these two brothers?!
Source: press release