Discussion Is anyone into Chinese ghost stories? - A Guest in a Ghost House

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  1. MeeJeeNovels

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    Hey everyone, I'm currently translating and editing A Guest in a Ghost House for everyone's enjoyment. I'm just wondering if anyone else is into ghost stories. I think it's really interesting that even though it's so different from western culture, some things are eerily similar. Things like possession, offerings (though the Chinese offer different things, ghost money is an interesting concept that other cultures also kind of have, like egyptians and greeks).

    Anyway, I wanted to reach out and talk to any fans of the genre or hopefully the story, since I really enjoy reading it myself! Hope to hear from you guys. =)
     
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    a ghost blows the light... something
     
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    PenguinXeus Just A Penguin, Kigurumi Wakuseijin

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    Spirit Hunters of Maoshan Sect
    quite faithful to technique used by Taoist like in the 90's movie Mr Vampire 1,2,3 and 4 and New Mr Vampire
     
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    I'm looking for good ghost stories... Where they at? *Sigh
     
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    They're creepy not scary. A lot of them unreasonable too. Horror novels hmmm...:hmm:
     
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    Lack the eeriness, feels more like straightforward action trope. Plus the way the storyline developed gets quite annoying sometimes. People asked he explained, it's going on and on and on.... like why?
     
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    The Haunted seems quite good
     
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    Jigoku Shounen An Envoy From Hell

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    Good ghost story?:hmm: Someone list them for me, please.
     
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    then i highly recommend Ghost Hunt anime, 25 episode i think or was it 26, some scenario is damn creepy especially the old man case,
    there is a Novel of Ghost Hunt but i havent read it so i doesnt know how creepy it was in writing
     
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    It's alright, watched it a few years back...
     
  11. EternalEmperorLQY

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    Whenever I think of ghost stories.... I always end up wondering why there aren’t any ero versions of them~ Even tho I used to get the chills just thinking about what all I could do if I possessed a pretty girls body when I was younger~? *sigh*
     
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    If it’s horror ghost story then count me in! Not really interest in comedy ghost story.
     
  13. knighttalk2

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    I think you'll like Psychic Tattoo on meejee.net (not on novelupdates at the moment). I've read up to the latest chapter and it's definitely in the horror genre.
     
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    I'm all caught up on Guest in a Ghost House and it actually took me a while to realize that while it started off as a pretty creepy and eery ghost story, it's evolved into a kind of mystery novel where the MC is going around solving paranormal murders with the help of other ghosts, an officer, and a weird Taoist not-quite-a-master. Anyway, thanks @MeeJeeNovels for the translation!