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On Sept. 6, 2017 the free episodes rotation will start over. Episode 21 (the first paid episode) will be unlocked for ten weeks, until Nov. 15, 2017. Every Wednesday, one new episode will be unlocked for ten weeks. (Episodes 1-20 are permanently free.)
Flames spread like disease as the royal palace falls victim to murder led by greed and betrayal. Forced to escape from the catastrophe, two young survivors seek help from a courtesan of Yu Hyangru. To reclaim what has been lost, the plan is set within the heroic guise of the Crimson Moon. However, as the mysteries of the past begin to resurface and dark secrets start to unwind, a cruel fate awaits for each and every encounter.
Twelfth Night, a webtoon written and drawn by Muryu, is a story about a love triangle with several twists. A deposed crown prince plots a rebellion to take back his kingdom... the present king is lovesick over a courtesan who wants nothing to do with him... and a young noblewoman fights to win the heart of her love from the past. The story takes place in a fictional continent based on historic Korea. The webtoon is perhaps most notable for its beautiful art. The story itself is inspired by both Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Lee Seung Hwan's song and video A Request.
This wiki is for Spottoon's official English translation of the original Korean webtoon.
Episodes 1 through 20 (Season 1) are permanently unlocked/free. The remaining episodes are pay-to-read with a rotating schedule of unlocked episodes (see sidebar).
Current free rotation: Season 1 - Episodes 21-27, and Season 3 - Episodes 92-94
십이야 (Sib-iya, English: Twelfth Night) was published by Daum and released as a weekly series.
First episode release date: May 2012
Final episode release date: January 2015
Daum uses a pay-to-read system. A payment of 500 won will unlock a block of 10-12 episodes.
Official English Translation:
The English version, Twelfth Night, was published by Spottoon and released as a weekly series.
First episode release date: mid-2015
Final episode release date: December 2016
The payment system is similar to that of the Korean version, although the cost to unlock is USD$0.99 for individual episodes, and UDS$32.96 for the entire series. They will remain unlocked for 365 days.
You can also earn golden keys by getting friends to sign up for Spottoon, and three keys will unlock an episode for a week.
A block of 10 episodes are unlocked one at a time for general release on a week-by-week, rotational basis, making it possible to read the entire webtoon for free, one new episode per week.
The printed version of the Korean webtoon was released in eight volumes, starting with Volume 1 in August 2015 and Volume 8 in August 2016.
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