Discussion Any particular tags you look for when choosing a new novel?

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  1. animefan217

    animefan217 Active Member

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    And any you avoid?
     
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    Arash1 Well-Known Member

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    I avoid NTR tags. I would have loved to avoid the rape tag too but most novels use that as a plot.
    I like overpowered protoganist tag and the fast cultivation and sometimes the Fast learner tag
     
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  3. Amaruna Myu

    Amaruna Myu forgetful procrastinyator

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    seme protagonist
    harem
    tragedy
     
  4. otaku31

    otaku31 Well-Known Member

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    I don't search by tags, but these are the ones I automatically avoid: FireShot Capture 008 - Release Filtering - Novel Updates - www.novelupdates.com.png
     
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    Dense Protagonist is a big minus for me
     
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  6. Kirill

    Kirill New Member

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    I always avoid NTR, tragedy, shoujo, josei, any type of harem, clumsy/ cute/ dense protagonist.

    I hate these kind of stories, that no matter how good or bad it is, it's instantly no for me.

    As much as I wanna add drama to that list, unfortunately my dislike for drama is not that strong yet
     
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    I'm used to search for intelligent protagonists (mostly women)
     
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    I don't exclude anything because part of a tag might be in a novel I like and it might not even be a huge deal. But I generally don't read R-18 stuff, this includes all the rape, incest, etc. Anything you associate with R-18 is what I don't purposely seek out, if it's in my novel then meh.

    As for what I do look for. Female Protags are my favorite. I generally look for Josei, Game elements, any kind of Isekai (transmigrated, reincarnated or transported to another world), dungeons.
     
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    Incest
    NTR
    Lolicon
     
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    elengee Daoist Ninefaps

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    Incest, Fellatio, Harem. :blobpeek:

    avoid:
    BL, shoujo, female protag, drama.
     
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    Mnotia The Trash Man

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    We can all agree the forbidden triad is harem, dense mc, and NTR.

    Sure, yaoi sucks ass but that unholy trinity is pure evil.
     
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    Beer_Kitty Just a very very drunk kitty that likes beer

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    I usually check if its JP/KR/CN.

    Then this
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    Its just a preference. I just dont like cultivation or BL...
     
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    tirirism Well-Known Member

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    Avoid:
    NTR
    Harem

    Look for:
    Depends on mood. Everything except "avoid" included.
     
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    Loni4ever The Fluffy White Wolf

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    Tags I look for :hmm: .... btw you do mean tags though rather than genre, right?
    When searching for romance novels, I oftentimes find myself looking for "power couple" tagged novels. And then there are other tags that I like in a novel but don't search for, e.g. clever protagonist, smart protagonist, character growth, carefree protagonist, couple growth, and lots of others.

    As for tags that I avoid...
    One is reverse harem (seriously why is this not a genre. Harem is, so why not the flipped gender version. So weird).
    Those two ↑.
    If it sounds like the rape tag is for rape between a main couple, I avoid that novel. Can't fucking stand couple rape :blobexpressionless: I'd also avoid it if it seems like someone's constantly getting raped in the present time of the narration (or whatever you call that). If it's the past and explains why a character has certain traits or so, that's not as bad for me personally.
     
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    Asf 《《The aria of souls》》

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    Yaoi, shounen ai, yuri, shoujo, josei
    The genre I release filtered
     
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    I avoid genderbender, harem, and any sexual or romantic ones in general to cover the basics. I usually filter out a lot more depending on my mood and what kind of novel I am looking for.
     
  17. animefan217

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    I try to or tend to avoid romance based tags and yuri/yaoi and look for fantasy based tags like dragons,elves,magic and modern knowledge.
     
  18. DOOMGUY

    DOOMGUY I AM THE MOTH**F***ING DOOMGUY

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    I look for cold Mc,strong from the start
     
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    Nimroth Someone

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    Game elements and time travel is probably the ones I avoid the most.
     
  20. Wujigege

    Wujigege *Christian*Generous Penny-Pincher*Comedian

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    I exclude slice of life