Lim Dall-young

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Lim Dall-young
Native name 임달영
Born (1977-06-14) June 14, 1977 (age 41)
Seoul, South Korea
Residence South Korea
Nationality Korean
Other names Moonzero, Shigahaku
Occupation Novelist, manhwa/manga artist, Comic writer
Known for Unbalance Unbalance, Zero, Freezing, Black God, Koimoku
Website Official blog (in Korean)
Artlim Media website (in Korean)
Lim Dall-young
Hangul 임달영
Hanja 林達永
Revised Romanization Im Dar-yeong
McCune–Reischauer Im Tar-yŏng

Lim Dall-young (born June 14, 1977) is a South Korean author known for scripting the manhwa Unbalance Unbalance and the Korean–Japanese manga Black God[1][2] and Freezing. He is the founder of Artlim Media, which was established in 1999.He is notorious for leaving his works half finished and jumping on to another project, and repeating it all over again.Famously irresponsible, as described on all famous manga and manhwa forums.




  • Black God (with Sung-Woo Park) (2004–2012)
  • Onihime VS (with Soo-Hyun Lee) (2007–2012)
  • Freezing (with Kwang-Hyun Kim) (2007–present)
  • Re:Birth – The Lunatic Taker (with Soo-Hyun Lee) (2009–2011)
  • Koimoku (with Hae-Won Lee) (2011–2012)
  • Ace Maid (with Hae-Won Lee) (2013–2014)
  • Freezing: First Chronicle (with Jae-Ho Yoon) (2011–2012)
  • Sai:Taker – Futari no Artemis (with Soo-Hyun Lee) (2012–2013)
  • Freezing: Zero (with Soo-Cheol Jeong) (2012–present)
  • Freezing: Pair Love Stories (with So-Hee Kim) (2013–2014)
  • Ark Romancer (with So-Hee Kim) (2014–present)
  • Monochrome - Teito Ninpouchou (2015-present)

Manga (under pen name Shigahaku)[edit]

  • Shiinake no Hitobito (2009–2011)
  • Momorubu (2011–2012)
  • Mōsō Kagyō no Michinaga-san (with Li Haiyuan) (2012–2014)
  • Tsukiyoda Sadame no Sekai no Sukuikata (with Usui Ryuu) (2013–present)

Light novels[edit]

  • Zero: The Root (2000–2002)
  • Zero: Perfect Dimension (with Kwang-Hyun Kim) (2007–2009)
  • The Phantom King (with Soo-Hyun Lee) (2007–on hiatus)


  • Legios (1995)
  • Antithese (1998)
  • The Legend of Maian (2000)
  • March (2001)
  • Third-Year Highschool Love (2001)

Video games[edit]

  • Zero: Circle of Flow (2000)
  • Scarred Gem (2001)
  • Aoi Namida (Blue Tears) (2003)

Dōjinshi (under pen name Moonzero)[edit]

  • Cross Make (with CDPA) (2008–present)


  • Lim Extra Works (2011)


  1. ^ Aoki, Deb. "Black God Volume 1 Manga Review". Retrieved 3 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Kurokami The Animation Promotional Video Streamed". Anime News Network. 11 December 2008. Retrieved 3 April 2011. 

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