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Tangun: The origin of Koreans in North Korean manga

Tangun: The origin of Koreans in North Korean manga

Tangun mausoleum¬†near Pyongyang (NK) Tangun, a mythology about the father of the Korean people¬†and founder of the first Korean kingdom, is mentioned in a number of sources and is believed to have some actual historical understructure. It gives some clues in understanding the unique traditional self-conception of Korean’s. See below a manga version from North [...]