Discussion My first contact with CN

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  1. MangoGuy

    MangoGuy Rambling Mango

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    It's weekend, and college has been very very tiring... Time to get some fun.
    So, I think around 2 years ago, I was browsing through the popular manga when I came across this thing called Soul Land. What caught my eye? Pages were in color. And they were from left to right as well...
    So i am reading about this Tang guy and everything is going fine. We get this girl who i thought would become the female lead but they ended up becoming brother and sister. He called her sister and i was like...ok. the romance in this, when it actually comes, should be awesome.
    I go on reading and then suddenly! I love you big brother spouts out.
    My eyes bulged out. I was not ready for incest. Not in this novel, at least!!

    I later came to know what big brother and all actually mean in CN... But I just wanted to share this with everyone.

    Got any stories?
     
  2. otaku31

    otaku31 Well-Known Member

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    My first 3 CNs: ST, CD, DD. My (then) impression of CNs: Way better than most JPN, no harem. Then came into contact with ur generic CNs like MGA, BTTH, etc and was like, Oh Shit!
     
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    oliver Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure i just went from friends watching popular anime (Naruto, DBZ) > i start watching anime because of them> i find out many animes have a manga that continues the story, i start reading manga > i find out that novels do basically the same thing, i start reading novels.

    Honestly can't even remember the first novel i read.
     
  4. DiabolicGod

    DiabolicGod [Chaotic Organizor] [Enemy of Productivity]

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    Pretty much the same for me, my first novel was ST or Re:Monster I think (both were still at the beginning in their translation)
     
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    Nino Sasou [Brunch Faction]

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    Due to fate's lame joke, I found manhua of Tales of Demons and Gods on mangatraders (phoenix down anyone?). Due to slow update, I started looking for novel and I never look back
     
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    Tramsloof Quarter Erudite

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    A lot of things were a first for me when I started reading CN novels. These elements weren't prominent in anime or manga, which I had been going through before deciding to read CN novels.

    From what I can recall, these were the elements that at first made my eyes go wide. Now I am numb to them.

    1-Disrespect to Gods. It's quite a trend in cultivation novels.
    2-Mass Slaughter. Where neither hens nor dogs are spared.
    3-Rape which then additions in Harem. Alright?

    I wasn't as disturbed by the honorific parts, because I understood the concept quite well. That they are honorific at best. You call your friends 'brother' all the time. Then, when one friend marries the other's sister, wouldn't he actually be marrying his own sister? That is what it would mean if we ignore the honorific.
     
  7. Cupcake Ninja

    Cupcake Ninja [Moist Tongue][Jack the Raper][Brown Fingers]

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    i at first thought you meant me, but then i remembered...i was always in your heart since forever.

    Also as for me, i was bored and started browsing bakatsuki, found CD, read a bit till that city was destroyed and this one chick fell in love with him and then saw ST and read that up until the dude got his girl taken. After that its was MGA and ATG and then a long, never ending road of face-slapping, mouth-farting, peerless jade beauties, old grandpas and shamelessness.

    It got to the point where i to this day sometimes wake up for work all drowsy from late-night games, movies and porn, half-asleep with the alarm blaring by my eardrums thinking, "Fuck it I'm a Celestial King level expert, I wont even go today I'll just smash the building to pieces and whoever dies, dies."

    I then remember the job supports my spicy chicken wing addiction.

    No im not black.

    They're just...so fukken good fam...
     
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  8. Sin

    Sin Well-Known Member

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    Think my first CN novel was coiling dragon. It took me around a chapter to truely get into it which was sad, however I enjoyed it later on. The part that I really and I mean really hated about it was the phrase. "Didn't know whether to laugh or cry". It got to the point where when I read that phrase I'd visibly would start cringing :blobastonished:. Thankfully it was only a few chapter left at the time and they were putting them out like 2-4 a day if I'm not mistaken. :aww:
     
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  9. UnGrave

    UnGrave 「Indecisive Programmer」「Still a Weeb」

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    A friend of mine was reading his first CN novel, and I spoiled it for him by giving him the run down of how it was going to go down even though I never read it.
     
  10. asriu

    asriu ((≧▽≦))

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    I read HK comic~ well technically now it part of CN~ Tony Wong or not~ since I still kid back then wonder do I read Buddha's Palm or somehing else firts~
    as for Novel~ it was Romance of The Three Kingdoms~

    well since I start from published book so when I read WN I kinda expect something
    sure~
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  11. Fluffy Jellyfish

    Fluffy Jellyfish Well-Known Member

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    Soul Land and DD is the novel that start my cultivation in CN Novel

    It is a bit ironic now that the first novel i read is not harem, and now almost all of cultivation novel have harem that start with some aphrosidiac or forced romance.

    Honestly, I wake up at dawn to try cultivating Tang San's Purple Eyes
     
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  12. replay

    replay ★Milk and Honey smelling Merchant★

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    so that's your first encounter to the "sword Fights of Xianxia" huh. . . .
    it must be pretty intense. . . :sweating_profusely::sweating_profusely::sweating_profusely::sweating_profusely:

    good thing it didn't lead you to your dao path. . . .:notlikeblob::notlikeblob::notlikeblob:

    but welp my first encounter was when i was browsing some novels in Baka-Tsuki. . .(long long time ago) then that lead me to site like Novelupdates (forgot the name due to long time) and then that lead me to Stellar. . . . .and CD and due to the new stimulus i meet Novelupdates during my path. . . .:blobhero::blobhero::blobhero::blobhero::blobhero:
     
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  13. Dat_Karma

    Dat_Karma The Man Who Cried Wolf, Another Indecisive Bastard

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    I remember my 1st contact is Desolate Era before it was picked up by WW.
     
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    Netto Azure Active Member

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    Started all the way back in 2012 with the SAO wave that got me into 1/2 Prince. Then same site had Legend of the Sun Knight, one of my fave CN/TNs. Then it just went from there. Though for cultivation stuff it still has to be TDG that I started with since I love second chance stories.
     
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    KKristen Well-Known Member

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    I also started out with Douluo Dalu manga... everyone in the comments was saying that the novel was so much better that I decided to check it out.

    Then I started reading Legendary Moonlight Sculptor.

    Then my first xianxia was Against The Gods on Wuxia World and that's when I really got sucked in. (Since they were translating a lot of the well-known xianxia series.)

    I remember back in the days before I knew how to use Novelupdates, where I had each website individually bookmarked, and I would reload each webpage one at a time looking for new chapters...
     
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    vaggelispihas Well-Known Member

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    I remember it started with light novels. I searched for it and the novelupdates site was in the results. I clicked on it and just out of curiosity i went to the main page. Then my descent into the world of chinese novels began and im so very thankfull.
     
  17. Disgusting

    Disgusting Fetishist

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    Anime -> Manga -> Ecchi -> MORE Ecchi -> Hentai -> Manga -> Manhwa/Manhua -> LN -> Here we are now going in circles.

    KILL ANIME-ONLY-FAGS.
     
  18. Dawngawser

    Dawngawser †Ƀɇ ⱣɍɇᵽȺɍɇđ†

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    Hmmmmmmmmmm
    Yeah... It was my textbooks...

    My life seems boring...
     
  19. Djoty

    Djoty Well-Known Member

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    I started when my brothers introduced me to Family Guy, I was making fun of them for watching cartoons - kids stuff - it hard for me to get one over them being the youngest, I was trying to find specific things to laugh at them with by watching it, got hooked, introduced to Avatar the air bender, galactic football, after that is Naruto, then One piece, after finishing One piece anime, eager for more, I found Manga, heard some manga and anime is from light novel, found Baka- tsuki (High school DXD) , started with Zhan Long in Gravity tales found a novel Title that Domineering "Battle Through the Heaven", after Found Wuxiaworld with Coiling Dragon and Steller Transformation, after a while Novelupdates enriching the number of novels I read - not only Gt and WW - here we are
     
  20. PumpkinzZ

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    First CN novel was Duolo Dalu, it was unexpectedly good but wasn't really into it because of [Shoujo manga's].

    My first KR novel was LMS, it was quite famous at some point. Never liked how OP they portray the MC, so I quit after vol. 20. (I know at least, that at some point, the romance will turn bland and direct.) Nevertheless, I enjoyed it.

    I'm not really a fan of novels that are apathetically displayed and any major event popping out whenever they want. That's why I'm a mystery genre fanatic.