Laon (라온) is a six volume manhwa written by Young Bin Kim and drawn by Hyun You. It is published by Yen Press.The story is about a genderbending Gumiho (Nine-tailed-Fox), who loses a bet in a game and loses all hir tails. The Gumiho, Laon, goes down to Earth to search for his/her lost tails. Unfortunately, hir odd nature gets hir into a lot of trouble down on Earth. Eventually, Laon finds a rather untrustworthy journalist by the name of Taeha Gwon who he/she believes will help with the search for hir missing tails, whether Taeha likes it or not. The man also has his own secret past which he can't remember, revolving around his (supposedly) dead girlfriend. He initially dismisses Laon as crazy, until he sees Laon go through a wall. After finding Laon again, Taeha agrees to help Laon and forces Laon to stick with one gender because Laon's gender bending is giving Taeha a case of squick.Soon, they get involved in some paranormal cases in the course of searching for Laon's tails. There's also a mysterious character who's interested in Laon's tails.
Laon has examples of:
- Big Eater: Laon
- Cute Monster Girl: Laon in hir female form.
- Fantastic Foxes: Laon
- Gender Bender: Laon can change genders at will, and seems to take on the gender opposite of whoever he/she's with at the time.
- Genki Girl: Laon when it stays a girl; plus, its name means "happy".
- Groin Attack: Taeha tries to do something to Laon while it's asleep only to get this for his trouble.
- I Am A Humanitarian: Laon is not above "tasting" people, lapping up blood, and and threatening to eat Taeha when he pisses hir off.
- I See Dead People: Taeha Gwon
- Macguffin: Laon's missing tails.
- Meaningful Name: Laon's name means "happy"
- Mysterious Watcher
- Oracular Urchin: Gyuri Han; her attaction to Taeha is partly because he's a supernatural Weirdness Magnet.
- Sibling Yin-Yang: Gyuri Han and Gyujin Han
- Trauma-Induced Amnesia
- Unlucky Everydude: Gyujin Han; after he slept with his boss, his luck has gotten worse. It doesn't help his older sister foretold his fate would get worse from that point on.
- Weirdness Magnet: Taeha