The God of High SchoolHot갓 오브 하이스쿨 (Korean); God of Highschool (English); GoH; The God of Highschool; Vidurinės Mokyklos Dievas (Lithuanian - Lietuvių kalba); 高校之神 (Chinese); ملك المدرسة الثانوية (Arabic); Vị Thần Trung Học (Vietnamese - Tiếng Việt - TV)
is a Korean manga that is hosted by the Naver.com a Korean search engine. This full colored manga tells the story of a young 17 high school student named Mori Jin. The main character is an orphan taken in care by his "grandfather" without any real blood relation.
Mori Jin receives martial arts training all his life from his adoptive “grandfather”. He learns the style of Korean martial arts called Tae Kwon Do. However, his style in Tae Kwon Do is a bit unorthodox. He decides to participate to the competition called God of High School (GOH) after receiving a personal invitation.
The competition seeks to find the best style and the best fighter in martial artist. The big prize for the winner of the high school martial arts completion is 1 million dollars and a wish. Mori Jin, throughout the competition, allies with some strong fighters such as Mi-Ra Yu (17, Kendo) and Dae-Wi Han (Karate).
The artwork in this Korean manga is among the best. However, this is typical for manga produced in Korea, especially those hosted by Naver. The graphics are in full color and feature modern CG/shading. In this manga series colors are used with high skills in order to better distinguish personages. The Korean manga series features many personages that are introduced but they have only some small roles in the plot’s progression.
The the story focuses on Jin Mo-Ri’s goals of becoming the best martial arts practitioner of Renewal Taekwondo. Various twists in the plot ensue. The story really gets better and better with each new chapter or episode.
Many fans of manga genre do not know that this could also come from Korea, rather than just Japan. In Korea manga is called manwha. For many manga fans, will get them instantly hooked, grace to the great art style during the fights. The story flows well and features a great deal of suspense, action, drama, and funny moments.