“Time Traveler, the latest Manhwa release as of November 2023, distinguishes itself from its counterparts with a unique plot centered around time travel. In a genre dominated by themes of reincarnation and action, this Manhwa takes a refreshing narrative approach.
The inaugural chapter of Time Traveler delves into the backstory of its protagonist, Minho. The narrative unfolds with a poignant yet captivating sequence as Minho, once a little girl engaged in a game of hide and seek with her sister, reminisces about her mother. The story takes an unexpected turn when Minho, caught in the game, pleads with her mother not to disclose her hiding place. Despite perceiving it as a bit childish, her mother indulges her request.
As the plot progresses, Minho, still immersed in her hiding spot, suddenly recollects that her mother passed away long ago. Hastily emerging from her concealment, she discovers an empty house, devoid of anyone but herself. The first chapter masterfully combines emotion and entertainment, setting the stage for what promises to be an engaging narrative in subsequent updates.”
Minho, deeply affected by the traumatic memory of her mother’s death on her birthday, experiences a pivotal moment during the second year after the incident—she gains the ability to travel through time. Fast forward to the present, Minho is now an adult employed as a teacher. Despite her professional role, she faces personal challenges, evident in a heated phone conversation concerning financial issues.
While engrossed in her call, Minho inadvertently neglects the inquiries of the children under her care. The tension escalates when, overwhelmed by the call, Minho inadvertently frightens the children with a stern expression, prompting them to cry. Realizing the impact of her actions, she terminates the call to fulfill her responsibilities as a teacher. Despite her efforts, the children remain unsettled.
In an attempt to regain control, Minho issues a warning to the children, suggesting that continued crying will result in them growing up to resemble her. Unexpectedly, the children immediately cease their tears, highlighting Minho’s unique approach to managing the situation.
Upon learning from the distressed children that Yongmin and Yejin are missing, Minho promptly initiates a determined search to locate them. In his fervent pursuit, Minho inadvertently collides with an individual, yet she remains undeterred, steadfast in her quest.
The person Minho unintentionally encounters is revealed to be the central male character in our narrative, identified as Ewan. Observing Minho’s evident concern for the missing children, Ewan’s companion, Andy, discerns an opportunity to assist and expresses a genuine desire to help. Despite Andy’s sincere intentions, Ewan, wary of unnecessary interference, advises him against meddling in the matter.
In a fortuitous turn of events, Ewan discerns a vibrant ball lying nearby and decides to inspect it. Andy, cognizant of the gathering crowd drawn to Ewan’s charismatic presence, urges him to continue their journey, mindful of the palpable admiration the male lead commands from the female characters in our unfolding story.
Ewan discreetly draws Andy’s attention, expressing his observation about the unique nature of the ball. With a discerning tone, Ewan notes that the handmade stitching on the ball distinguishes it from those currently in circulation, emphasizing its impeccable condition. Delving into contemplation, Ewan asserts that, based on his assessment, the ball likely dates back at least two centuries, leaving Andy visibly puzzled by this intriguing revelation.
During the art exhibition, Andy discreetly draws attention to Minho, prompting Ewan to redirect his gaze in her direction. To their amusement, what Ewan had considered a historical masterpiece, the ball, was revealed to be a mere toy crafted from embroidered silk.
Given the circumstances, Ewan, now somewhat embarrassed, resolves to promptly return the ball to its rightful owner. Despite his efforts to compose himself, Andy’s unrestrained laughter exacerbates Ewan’s discomfort. Undeterred, Minho continues her exploration of the exhibition after reuniting with Yongmin and Yejin.
Ewan discreetly shadows Minho’s group, anticipating the opportune moment to return the ball. However, his patience wears thin as Minho persistently misinterprets the exhibits. When Minho incorrectly narrates the history of a pot called Donkeul, Ewan intervenes, correcting her inaccuracies before returning the ball. In an unexpected turn, Minho, believing she has found a romantic connection, requests Ewan’s contact information, only to be met with his evident repulsion.
Following this awkward encounter, Minho and Ewan part ways, only to cross paths again during a subsequent business meeting. Introduced as a leading expert in art and artifact history, Minho faces disbelief from Ewan, who dismisses her credentials and labels her an imposter. This revelation shocks both Minho and her superior, setting the stage for an unexpected and tense encounter in the professional realm.
The eagerly anticipated Time Traveler Chapter 2 is scheduled for release on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at precisely 12:00 AM JST (Japanese Standard Time).
To facilitate global accessibility, the release timings in various time zones are as follows:
- Japanese Standard Time: 12:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2023
- Pacific Time: 07:00 AM on Monday, November 13, 2023
- Australian Central Daylight Time: 01:30 AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2023
- Greenwich Mean Time: 03:00 PM on Monday, November 13, 2023
- Philippines: 11:00 PM on Monday, November 13, 2023
- Korean Standard Time: 12:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Mark your calendars and synchronize your clocks to be among the first to immerse yourself in the captivating narrative of Time Traveler Chapter 2.
The second chapter of Time Traveler is available in its original Korean raw format on Kakao Page. For English-speaking readers, official translations are accessible on Tapas.