If you’re looking for a modern retelling of the classic Beauty and Beast fairy tale, The Lady and the Beast by Hongseul and maginot is the webtoon for you.
Centuries after her reign as Empress Martina of the Carabella Empire, she returns to life as Astina Lette, a count’s daughter. Unfortunately, her family’s financial troubles abruptly disrupt this peaceful life, brought on by her father’s unsuccessful trading ventures. To rescue her family, Astina volunteers to be the bride of Grand Duke Thereode in place of her sister Kanna, even knowing that he is cursed to live in beast form.
Against all odds, Astina survives her first night with the beast using her superior swordsmanship skills. Over time, she tames the beast, and a tender bond forms. One evening, she rewards Theo’s obedience with a gentle kiss, transforming him into a human.
Why You Should Read This Webtoon
The Lady and the Beast is a delightful revelation with its invigorating plot and the lead character. The art is visually appealing and smooth, guaranteeing to captivate you until the very end. It’s a good webtoon for fans of romance-centric manhwa with resilient female protagonists!