Restaurants & Cafes

Manhwa (Comic Book) Cafe

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Monster Manhwa Cafe

After work, hubby asked if we could go to his favorite kind of place – a manhwa cafe! How could I say no to the man who selflessly does and gives everything to make me happy?

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Manhwa is the general Korean term for comics or print cartoons. It was my first time to visit a 24/7 manhwa cafe (만화카페). It wasn’t a big one but there were thousands of comic books on sliding shelves, mostly Japanese manga translated into Korean.

Upon entering the cafe, we were greeted by a lovely young lady at the counter. She gave us a card for time monitoring and billing. Then we could freely grab some books and find our spots. Hubby preferred to sit on a comfy chair in the open area while I chose to be in an enclosed space with cushioned mattress and throw pillows. Every time he finished a book, he checked on me if I needed something, served me snacks and drink (though I could get them myself ㅋㅋ), then returned to his seat. Such a sweet ajushi. LOL

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At the counter
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When I stood up to get the Book 2 of Boys Over Flowers, I saw these on hubby’s desk.  He’s so fast! Or maybe I am just so slow in reading Korean with all the pauses to imagine the kilig parts. LOL

Honestly, I don’t like reading comic books but I love seeing him like this, enjoying his childhood hobby and the little things in life. It makes me so happy. I am sure this is how he feels every time he accompanies me when I go shopping for girl stuff. He never complains because seeing me smile is all that matters to him.

Now I am more inspired to look for nicer manhwa cafes for him.

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