Solo Leveling is a Webtoon series that’s been making waves. Despite its seemingly generic premise and story, the series has surprisingly impressive world-building and art that make it perfect for any reader itching for a new action series to delve into. With its second season begun, now is an opportune time to catch up and delve right in.
The story takes place in a world where mysterious portals known as Gates have sprung up around the globe, connecting the human world to alternate dimensions. Simultaneously, something has awakened within humans, granting them supernatural abilities to fight the monsters found in these Gates. These humans came to be known as Hunters and are ranked by letter grade from E to S. With the establishment of Hunter agencies and guilds, it became a career for individuals to enter Gates and slay the bosses that keep them open for profit.