Wuxiaworld picking up trash

Discussion in 'Novel General' started by DreamStolen, Dec 30, 2019.

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Does wuxiaworld is full of trash novel? Same setting same mc so cliche that you want to puke?

Poll closed Jan 6, 2020.
  1. No, all novel translated by wuxiaworld is good.

    27.6%
  2. Yes, the novel they keep picking up is so bad the translation is super but the novel is trash

    65.5%
  3. No comment, just new at reading novel

    6.9%
  1. Wujigege

    Wujigege *Christian*SIMP*Comedian

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    I understand your pain. I saw a clip from the anime of Sword Dynasty.
    These novels are supposed to be over the top and ridiculous.
    The live adaptation was more toned down usually due to censorship reasons
    I recommend that you take a break. You are obviously jaded.
    A good option would be trying female protagonist novels eg Princess Agents, Yunxi Poison master something to name a few
    They usually get better plots and it is much easier to find drama adaptations
    Another issue is cultural, there are some jokes that someone not versed in Chinese culture will never understand.
    About hiding from loved one, it is sort of a Chinese trope and very popular
    just like Cinderella stories in the West.
    Personally, I think you might have outgrown Xianxia/Xuahuan.
    I recommend giving Wuxia a try
     
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  2. wantek

    wantek Well-Known Member

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    what do you expect from ww if what they got to translate is some trash/leftover not picked by qi?
    although some claim that a few nice ch novel is there, i never finish reading ch novel there (WMW is an exception)
    maybe i'm just bored with the "beat strong enemy but then more stronger ones appear after" or "some idiot rich son came looking for trouble with MC" etc etc that keep showing up on the random ch novel i read
     
  3. mm38910

    mm38910 Well-Known Member

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    Trash/leftover not picked up by qi is the wrong term. They are licensing and the the translators there are picking up projects that are 17k, Zongheng, i.e. not qidian. QI would not be able to pick up these projects even if it wanted. That is the current scene. Now in the past, they grabbed the top/most popular novel on qidian. BTTH, ISSTH, WDQK etc.
    Also, I'd advise you to read different novels, you are just bored of them. Read non-cultivation stuff for a change. I would recommend novels like TGC, Lord of the Mysteries, Sword Dynasty (though it is cultivation).
     
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    sunnyboy Well-Known Member

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    It's the opposite for me. I don't mind the Chinese novels, but the Korean novels are boring to me.
     
  5. HandOfFate

    HandOfFate Active Member

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    I'm getting kind of bored of both korean and chinese.
    Want to read back to some of the japanese ones, but its hard going back to them after getting used to the more professional steady releases of wuxia or webnovel, and have to go to a badly arranged site with messier translations with pleas for donations and the translator inserting their commentary in between each passage...
     
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  6. Galooza

    Galooza The One True Walapalooza

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    I'm torn because I really like the concept of cultivation; it was a fresh cultural perspective. Then we get into it and see what kind of mostly ridiculous storytelling (if you can call it that) permeates this genre. Or maybe that's what's lacking, is storytelling altogether.
     
  7. Wujigege

    Wujigege *Christian*SIMP*Comedian

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    god model creator is Chinese and also has that commentary.
    It was so annoying.
    Sometimes they spoil the story.

    I have told people that Japanese novels are not worse off. We just have really bad translators and bad habits that are normalized
     
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  8. bored nobody

    bored nobody Well-Known Member

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    I usually don't read Korean novels because they are somehow boring imo...

    As for Chinese novels, yes, wuxiaworld picks trash. To be more precise they target new readers who are new to cultivation genre.. As for veteran readers needs, they don't give a shit. Why? Because they are doing business. What do you expect...

    In my opinion only decent Chinese novels on wuxiaworld are
    City of sin
    Demon Hunter
    Monarch of evernight
    Record of mortal's journey to immortality

    Ofcourse Qidian International's library is far superior compared to wuxiaworld. Some top tier Chinese novels in my opinion like
    Lord of the mystery
    My house of horrors
    Reverend Insanity
    Joy of life
    Etc are far superior to likes of city of sin and Demon hunter.
    Also QI translates pretty fast and releases weekly bonus chapters.
    Webnovel has already completed translation of like 50+ Male lead novels until now.

    I know things work differently for both sites but all we readers are asking for a decent enough novel.

    Some recent Chinese novels from wuxiaworld that I find mga level trash
    Everlasting
    Almighty Sword domain
    Sage monarch
    Nine star hegemon body art
    Etc

    Now that i think wuxiaworld really translates thrash...... And on top of that thrash with 3k+ chapters with 1chap/day speed.lol...
     
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  9. firefox1234

    firefox1234 Well-Known Member

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    It's nothing personal, simply business.
     
  10. justsmile123

    justsmile123 New Member

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    yes only some classic are good
     
  11. asriu

    asriu fu~ fu~ fu~

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    yeah this cat drop ISSTH after alchemy mumble~

    trash huh~
    imo just different on taste?
    hey it is fast food ya know~
     
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  12. Wujigege

    Wujigege *Christian*SIMP*Comedian

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    I am wary of reading Pursuit of Truth because the author is a hypocrite
     
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    仙魔变 (Immortal Devil Transformation iirc) should be good. Keep an eye out for it.
     
  14. pkhyber

    pkhyber Well-Known Member

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    I agree. I was planning to read some new novels and checked wuxiaworld website. All the novels they picked from when martial world finished are very bad or old.eg.( heaven devourer, tranxending visio(wtf with pics of nsfw), physician oddesey, sage emperor, evertlasting(wtf 3000+ chapters) and sneek peak upcoming novels). For old novels atleast their begining was interesting or (e.g ED, invincible,etc)
    Wuxiaworld should mature with audience.
    Webnovel was also only successful when they stole gold from other people and some good novels like trafford trading club, lord of mysteries, a life of a cat ,petking etc, though they fail to cherish them)
    Anyway that my rant.
     
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    firefox1234 Well-Known Member

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    Outside of the buisness part of trashy novels I feel like QI/webnovel have limited them especially on the CN side.
     
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    There is 3 novels which i find can be continued Godsfall Chronicles, second coming of gluttony and The Grandmaster Strategist
     
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    Brilliantly Said :sneaky:(y)
     
  18. NoobaLoob

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    Bruh.. so much truth in this comment.

    Sometimes I want to go read a light hearted Japanese adventure novel only to find that practically every single one is written by some college student who has exams every-other month.
     
  19. TheJudge

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    New novel readers might enjoy reading w/e they see, but for those that's been reading for years, the new novels get old quick. Since most novels usually pick up the same quirks and gripes from older novels again and again. As of right now, i'm only reading 1 novel from WW and that's SCOG, I tend to favor korean novels because they have fewer chapters and filled to less random gibberish, however it seems that ww has picked up quite a few kr novels that have the same problems as cn novels, which is 100% wish fulfillment with no work involved.

    Despite the bad rep webnovel gets, they do have some really good novels there as some posters have mentioned here and are unique, much more than ww, but then again webnovel does pick up a lot of trash too. It's just people tend to leave a bad review not based on the novel itself, but by where its translated/published which is sad.