Everyone loves a good revenge and salvation story, and Ranker’s Return (Remake) does a good job of integrating these plot lines into the story. Ranker’s Return (Remake) rose to fame after getting adapted from a light novel with the same name. The story is a little mainstream, but it manages to keep the audience engaged with enigmatic characters and good plot development.
Ranker’s Return (Remake) follows the life of a young man named Kang Hyun Woo. In the past, Hyun Woo was the best player on Arena, a Hyper Interactive Online Multiplayer Game. Hyun Woo was dedicated to the game, but after becoming the number one player, he deleted his account since he had nothing more to expect from the game. Hyun Woo decides to focus on his real life and even joins the military after quitting the game.
Hyun Woo expected to inherit his father’s business after his military service, but things took a bad turn for his family. Hyun Woo’s father became seriously ill from an unknown sickness and was unfortunately bedridden. His absence caused his business to collapse, and the business had officially become bankrupt. Once Hyun Woo returned, he had nothing left to inherit, and his family was in a dire condition financially.
After working at a convenience store for minimum wage, Hyun Woo decided that he had to take revenge on the people who were responsible for his family’s downfall. Hyun manages to gather all gaming equipment again and set up a new account in Arena, which had become extremely popular after he quit. Hyun Woo knew that with his skills, earning money through the game would be easy.
Ranker’s Return (Remake): Chapter 97 Recap
Let us quickly recap the previous chapter before moving on further. In the last chapter, Kang Hyun Woo and Kwon Young Chan meet their old friends. Hyun Woo met his friends after a long time, and his friends were quite upset that he cut off all communication with them for a long time. Hyun Woo and his friends get some drinks and begin to celebrate their long-awaited reunion.
Just as everyone is having a good time, Jung Haebak arrives at the venue, and everyone is taken aback since no one expected him to come. Haebak begins to show off his fortune and fame blatantly while everyone looks at him in awe. Haebak goes as far as to show off his designer clothes and a new sports car that he bought with him.
Haebak brings up the topic of how he met Hyun Woo at a department store the last time, and he was working part-time because of his family’s downfall. Haebak was sure that his friends were only nice to Hyun Woo because he was rich, and they would isolate him when they found out that his family had fallen bankrupt. To Haebak’s shock, everyone is extremely sympathetic and reprimands Hyun Woo for not even letting him help.
Hyun Woo consoles everyone and lets them know that he has managed to pay all the debt and his family is doing quite well now. Hyun Woo then takes off his puffer jacket to reveal the designer suit and watch he was wearing underneath. Haebak is mortified when he realizes that his plan did not go the intended way and is extremely confused about how Hyun Woo managed to pay off the massive debt so quickly.
Ranker’s Return (Remake): Chapter 98 Release Date
“Ranker’s Return (Remake)” Chapter 98 is expected to be released on Thursday, 13 April 2023, at 12:00 AM JST. We have given the chapter’s release schedule below according to different time zones.
- India (IST): 8:30 PM on Wednesday, 12 April 2023
- Japan (JST): 12:00 AM on Thursday, 13 April 2023
- Korea (KST): 12:00 AM on Thursday, 13 April 2023
- USA (EST): 10:00 AM, Wednesday, 12 April 2023
- UK (GMT): 3:00 PM on Wednesday, 12 April 2023
- Philippines (PHT): 11:00 PM on Wednesday, 12 April 2023
- Australia (AEST): 1:00 AM on Thursday, 13 April 2023
Ranker’s Return (Remake): Chapter 98 Spoilers
In the previous episode, Haebak is humbled brutally by Hyun Woo after his blatant disrespect. In the following chapter 98, we can expect Haebak and Hyun Woo to have a public confrontation about how Hyun Woo managed to repay the debt and buy luxury items. The blowout might lead to Hyun Woo’s identity as the popular and beloved but unknown streamer coming to light.
Ranker’s Return (Remake): Where to Read
Ranker’s Return (Remake) manhwa is available to read on multiple platforms like Naver Series, Kakao Page, and RIDI Books. We also recommend you to read Boy’s Abyss, a seinen manga about the life of a wretched young boy named Reiji Kurose.