Discussion Harem novels:Womanizing Mage and 108 Maidens of Destiny

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  1. Avenger

    Avenger Well-Known Member

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    I like harem novels. Would you recomend one of these over the other? I haven't started either yet.
     
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    Otherworldly Evil Monarch Rather than those 2, Since Womanizing Image Harem are forgettable sooner or later in the story,108 is a good novel, just that it lack much chapter to get an enjoyable feeling of reading it.
     
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  3. elengee

    elengee Daoist Ninefaps

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    Womanizing mage has more fap content, 108 maidens of destiny has better plot.
    Womanizing mage has harem where women are left behind very quickly to find more, 108 maidens kind of feels like building a collection.
    Womanizing mage, OP MC but women just being trophies, 108 maidens of destiny girls with characterization done a bit more in depth and strong women.
     
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    In a nutshell 108 maidens is like the Chinese xianxia version of Sekirei, if you've ever read that, and Womanizing mage is a more regular Chinese harem webnovel with a lusty mc.
     
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    IMM 『X.O.X.O』

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    Womanizing mage is inferior IMO..at some point you even forget some of the girls. but if you don't care and just want p0rn then yeah, perfect for you :)
     
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    Kagutsuchi 『Omnipresent Reader』

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    108 Maidens of Destiny has a way better harem than Womanizing Mage, the latter is just fap material since most of the chapters are filled with sex.
    It gets boring when the sex is overused like in Womanizing Mage (Plus it had a rushed ending)
    In 108 Maidens, the women are smart and strong.

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  7. DragonS9

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    If only between those two then you should read 108 maidens unless you want to read porn but a good harem novel I think would be heavenly jewel change since there aren’t many different heroines but the one that are introduce as a potential harem stay throughout the story
     
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    more like soft-core porn
     
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    Solracmar Zzzzzzz

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    I didn't read both and they are on my wish list so ... i am going to stay here to learn more about them with you.

    A good harem novel that wasn't mentioned is maiden grand summoning. The mc makes a grand harem of 20 beauties of anime and some created by the author.
    You will meet a certain railgun, mikoto, ykaros, yukari and others.
    None of the fmc are forgotten and even after the conquest is finished they help fight and have alone time with the mc.
    It is the best harem novel for me since he has a grand harem but none of the fmc are trophies.
     
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    108 maidens of destiny. The mc is a gentleman and not some lusty monkey.
    The harem members are well fleshed out. I can remember most of their name which hasn't been possible for me in any other Chinese novel- that pretty much sums up how fleshed they are. There's well developed continuous romance and it takes time for them to come to terms with their feelings.
     
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    meh~~ sekirei protag is lucky to get girls but useless the usual lucky and kind guy
     
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    CodeTime [Void Emperor of Time]

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    I Have a Mansion in the Post-apocalyptic World is personally my favorite harem novel as the harem characters are developed over time and not a little bit and then left alone. But between the two you mentioned and considering you are looking for a harem novel it should be Womanizing Mage since 108 Maidens of Destiny is more like trying to get the collection complete instead of actual harem romance...
    (not saying that 108 Maidens of Destiny lacks romance but is quite left behind if you compare to Womanizing Mage)
     
  13. Avenger

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    Thanks for the suggestion. Though I read a review that the translator took it upon himself to tone down some scenes to make it family-friendly. That's a downer for me.
     
  14. Tebix

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    In my opinion 108 has the better quality romance though
     
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    Fluffums 【R-18 Researcher】【Seeker of Moe】

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    Hey, a kind and lucky guy attracts strong and talented allies, or so I learned from Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Which both sekirei and 108 maidens of destiny are loosely based on. If he wasn't kind so many people wouldn't have trusted him that much. And without their trust, he would have failed miserably very early on.
     
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    i admit that kindness can recruit easier but you know
    kindness and useless don't go well together without "LUCK" and yes he have lots of it
     
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    How exactly was he supposed to be useful, anyway? It's not like he could really get involved in the fights... or do you think he should be a great tactician or ruthless or wealthy or what? If he wasn't kind he would have gone straight to a BAD END very quickly.
     
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    Solracmar Zzzzzzz

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    Yes he did. That is why i read the raw.
     
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    Well, I'd say that characterization is a bit on the wrong side. MC isn't "collecting" them so much as they join his cause, and he never forces any of them (to be perfectly accurate, it's more like the girls are trying to recruit more girls). Lastly, both romance and sex are about to ramp up in the story.
     
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    The 108 take too long until it has "action" scene i mean there another bull crap excuse like can't have sex because it make them extremely weak and lost access to some of they power or thing like that it annoy me when author need to pull this crap to delay the snu snu scene

    I mean in harem novel i don't mind late sex scene i still can perfectly read and have no problem with it but i don't like the need to pull of BS excuse like this