A good amount to not overwhelm myself when drawing my webtoon or my readers when they read my webtoon is to have about 20-30 webtoon panels.
My webtoon has around 20 panels and I update my webtoon one time a month and have been able to grow my subscribers to over 12,000.
Not only are my readers enjoying the story by not being overwhelmed with too much information but also this is a good amount of work and update pace that I’m able to maintain in a healthy way so that I don’t burn out.
Burnout for me is a sign that I’m putting too much on my shoulders and I need to step back and slow down.
How many panels should a Webtoon episode contain?
Now I have been making webcomics and posting them online for over 12+ years now so I can trust my gut on deciding when to add or take away webtoon panels.
If you’re just starting out with creating webtoons then you can follow this chart below on a suggested number of panels.
This panel estimation number is based off of webtoon creators that are currently on top in each genre and how many panels their webtoon generally has:
- Typically How Many Webtoon Panels per Genre:
Now not all fans will get angry about you not uploading every two weeks because there are other webtoon creators who’s audience is perfectly fine with their monthly update.
So don’t feel forced or pressured to update more because you’re afraid that’s what you have to do or others will get mad because you’re not following the norm.
Try to keep in mind that there are also manga series that update weekly or bi weekly or even monthly.
A key thing that webtoon artist need to remember is to go at a pace that best suits them and prioritizes your happiness while on this comic creating journey!
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