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Chinese web novels and their adaptations have a rich history, with online libraries of millions of titles, ranging from Chinese fantasy, wuxia, romance, action, mystery and horror. Hundreds of thousands of readers wait with bated breath each day for their favorite novel to update. The most popular ones have been adapted for the big screen or addicting dramas. Popular titles such as “Nirvana in Fire”, “Love O2O: Just One Smile is Very Alluring”, “Three Lives, Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms”, “Martial God Universe”, and “Princess Wei Young” have all been adapted from web novels.
The translation scene to bring them to English readers has sprung up in the last two years, with fan, part time, and professional translators all pitching in to share these amazing experiences with the world. At volare, we have one of the most eclectic and engrossing selection of Chinese web novels around. Our translators pick their novels carefully, so you’re viewing a cream of the crop selection of entertaining, thought provoking, or fluffy heartwarming goodness. Please grab a cup of tea and browse, or look down below for some recommendations.
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So I’ve transmigrated into ancient China, but as the side character doomed to a grisly death? Aiyaya, surely I’m not Doomed to be Cannon Fodder!
Magic and lineages rule in the western Destroyer of Ice and Fire!
Intrigues and poisonous revenge from the main character is located within Poison Genius Consort. (Now being adapted as Legend of Yun Xi, starring Ju Jingyu of SNH48)
A chat room about the Heavenly Court that turns into the real world? Red Packet Server is here to knock your socks off!
In a world of wuxia where cultivation can only occur through alien-made machines, Divine Throne of Primordial Blood is not your average Chinese fantasy novel!
Bring out the hankies and get the ice cream, we’ve a whole series of sad short stories for you!
Fantastic, VRMMORPG is a way of life, but why am I the ugliest character on the server?! This MC is Kickass, and so am I!
Modern slice of life? Head on over to My Wife is a Beautiful CEO.
We’re the first ones to work directly with an author, as former cop Teresa Ge kicks things off in The Sketch Artist!
Tired of the same old Chinese web novel tropes? Transmigrator Meets Reincarnator is about as stereotype shattering as you can get!
Translated By: Petiepotter
Edited By: PyonSynopsis:
What do you get when a modern day girl transmigrates into the soul of a beautiful young lady from a noble family? Adorable Creature Attack!When Gu Qingyu finds herself in a new magical world as a young miss from a noble family, the first thing she does is to pack her bags to go out on an adventure, leaving her family behind while meeting male heart throbs along the way.Join Gu Qingyu and her merry band of misfits as they travel the world, kicking ass and picking up more poké- cough, Friends!
Translated and Edited By: Rotten Translations team (Grenn, Wenhui, giantrabbit, Marci, Eris, Q, Trivial & Pyon)Synopsis:
In the 21st century, she was the outstanding world renowned darling of the field of archeology. Then, she transmigrated and became Jinjiang city’s Ji Family’ Third Miss, a small malnourished girl who starved to death. She was unfavored by her father and treated like air by the rest. Therefore, just to earn money and feed herself she had to return to her old profession – being a forensic anthropologist.With a pair of dextrous hands, she stroked and examined those clickety white bones to solve old and dusty unresolved cases.He was a handsome cold prince. Just to see the beauty smile, he would not hesitate to throw away his moral principles and repeatedly flirt with her.In the end, he only received a supercilious look from her, as she declared “Prince, one touch is a 1,000 taels.”“Then, this prince will give you 10,000 taels for a kiss!”
Translated By: 1314dreamer
Edited By: ororomunroe90Synopsis:
After travelling through time, shes become the ancient version of Cinderella. Not only did her sister rob her fiancé, she is sent to marry that Demon Wang whose eight wives died on their wedding night.What a joke! It has always been her that slaughtered people, when is it their turn to be arrogant?!No problem! As a modern day demoness, she’d like to see who of the two of them is more evil, who is more vicious.Only after marrying the reviled Demon Wang did she know that he seems different from the rumors….
Translated By: cvquakeSynopsis:
As the era of dragons gradually came to an end, as arcane masters left countless riches and legends under the starry sky, one awakened youngster after another began to set foot on their journey.
Translated By: gandalfs.socks
Edited By: shippotleSynopsis:
Su Chen lost his sight in an unfortunate, unanticipated encounter. He was unwilling to give up despite suffering one of the most tragic fates possible in the human realm, and fought on. Su Chen wants to use his own efforts to create a completely new destiny, both for himself and for mankind!
Translated By: etvolare, Grace, Grenn, Mehhexistence, Ruyi, timebun
Edited By: DeynaSynopsis:
She’s somehow ended up transmigrating into the book as the supporting female lead, who was beaten to death! Deeply in love with the male lead, she’s fated to be beaten to a bloody pulp before even holding hands with him?!First things first, she needs to survive and latch onto the big thigh of a patron. But the supporting male lead is a true gentleman and feels nothing for her stunning, alluring body. That’s alright! She’ll latch onto the old madame or the male lead then!But why does the supporting male lead look at her with increasingly odd eyes? And what of that Wulin Alliance Head with the personality disorder? You’re just a random bystander, what are you getting involved for??Finally, the male lead could bear it no longer and dragged her back to the Prince Li Manor…
Translated By: Mehxistence
Edited By: ShippotleSynopsis:
The first time Yan Zhaoge crossed worlds, he ended up in a martial practitioner civilization that was at the peak of prosperity. He ended up in the book storage building of the the Divine Palace, which collected and preserved the classics of the entire world from all fields of knowledge. However, a world class calamity struck soon after and even the Divine Palace was destroyed.Yan Zhaoge’s soul once again crossed over, but this time he arrived in the same world, except countless years had passed.With his brain full of rare books and classics from the era of peak prosperity, Yan Zhaoge’s second crossing over to the present era was like a gamer who was used to playing hell mode suddenly finding himself playing the game on easy.That was just way too awesome.But before that, he will have to fix a certain problem.“I’m not a main character? In fact, I’m actually the the main character’s love rival and the antagonistic Mr. Perfect senior-apprentice brother? This script is flawed!”
Translated By: Kakaoo
Edited By: PurpledragonSynopsis:
At the feast of the Gluttonous House’s auction, there was a little girl with an exceptional furnace constitution for offer at a sky-high price. Everyone wanted to lay their hands on her. Suddenly, the little girl in the golden cage opened her eyes, radiating a cold gaze. She was no longer cowardly.She was the gold medal assassin of the 21st century, transmigrating to become the good-for-nothing humiliation that everyone bullied, third miss Nalan Hexi of the genius doctor’s manor.Meridians completely crippled, no innate skill to cultivate? What is she afraid of? She is the exceptional miracle doctor, and these injuries were nothing in her eyes.Father doesn’t dote on her, mother doesn’t love her, everyone schemes against her? Humph, an alternate dimension in hand and an invincible spirit pet as well, she can destroy the small Nalan Manor with a flip of her hand!Ugly complexion, malnourished and sickly in appearance, no one wants her? She recovered her unparalleled looks with the blink of an eye and gained a dozen good looking men as bodyguards!That overbearing man who’d been sticking to her since the auction. Who said I was destined to be yours? I am my own, no one can decide my future!A certain man: Then I am yours, will that do?
Translated By: Chiyomira
Edited By: Prady, LazyMiyu, MrPriest (inactive)
Proofread By: OcelotSynopsis:
Other people’s Alliance Heads are unrivaled in the lands, with an incomparable domineering air. With a shake of their arm they could cause a thousand waves to rippled throughout Jianghu.Tang Doudou practically wants to flip the table!Cook, warm the bed, warm the bed, cook…… She’s completely been caught up in a goddamned cycle!After she finishes she still has to ask a phrase of husband-sama are you pleased?Uncle could endure but Auntie can’t endure!“Wife has worked hard. A moment in the spring night is worth a thousand pounds of gold, when we get home Husband will give you a massage!” This demonically charming black-bellied man’s phoenix eyes flashed, smiling with a completely harmless expression.Tang Doudou looked to the sky speechless, …
Translated By: Premonition
Edited By: LikyLiky, KhujaSynopsis:
China, in recent years has had an economic boom, as technology never ceases to improve. However, no matter how much things change, in the depths of society, a secret world is currently run by syndicates and hidden factions.Yang Chen, a graduate from Harvard is fluent in English, French, Italian, and German to list a few. He is also capable of fighting and a number of practical skills. Yet at the moment he is on the streets selling fried mutton skewers.Lin Ruoxi is the CEO of a multibillion dollar company – one of the leaders in the cosmetic and fashion industry. Despite only being 20 years old, her ice cold demeanour and beauty is well known and unparallelled in Zhong Hai City.After a wild night, fate has brought them together to become husband and wife.And with that, our story begins!
Translated By: Ruyi
Edited By: purple.angel135, Khuja (inactive)Synopsis:
Easily cowed and bullied, she was the useless, ugly woman with no talent in medical skills. Supported by millions, he was Tianning’s most respected duke with the power to move all under Heaven. On their wedding day the bridal sedan was carried to the front doors, but the Duke of Qin’s gates were shut tight.They told her, ‘Come back tomorrow.’All alone, she walked step-by-step full of pride through the duke’s doors. Little could they imagine, this unattractive good-for-nothing was a beautiful, genius doctor of poisons!–After transmigrating to the past, poison expert Han Yunxi finds herself on the verge of being married off to the country’s second most powerful man, the Duke of Qin. Her future life seems set – except her husband is an unfeeling ice block, her in-laws think she’s a eyesore, the empress dowager wants to use her for her own goals, and poison-related plots abound.Alone, the intelligent (and sensible) Yunxi must carve her own space from the intricate web of court intrigue and the jianghu, relying on her words, wits, and wisdom to survive. Adapt when necessary, use force when required; to survive and thrive is the name of the game to a prosperous life.No matter what, she’ll prove her right to live!
Translated and Edited By: Rotten Translations team (Grenn, Wenhui, giantrabbit, Marci, Eris, Q, Trivial & Pyon)Synopsis:
She is the secret service’s trump card, a poison specialist, but also a young and cute girl with a sinister temperament. Contrary to her sweet and innocent appearance, she can complete any tasks without the slightest hesitation. One day because of an incomplete black magic, she was sent into the body of a girl who was deemed as a waste of resources. What kind of change will she bring to this continent?A certain bitter and hateful Prince says, “I believed she was weak and easy to bully, therefore I broke off my engagement. Only, I didn’t expect she is a poisonous shrewd. I made an error of judgment.”A certain Crown Prince deeply sighs, “She is such a sexy evildoer! Obviously, she has a frail and tender body, but I wasn’t able to overtake her…”Finally, a certain Ancestor hit the nail on the head, “She is just a bit two-faced!”She answered, “You’re just a big pervert!”A certain Ancestor carried her into a room. “Then, you are meant for me! A two-faced and a pervert, that’s a perfect match!”
Translated By: Selutu
Edited By: Khuja, etvolareSynopsis:
On a certain day, Ye Zichen was dragged into a deities’ chat group. These deities liked to brag, and also liked to send red packets.
Ever since then, Ye Zichen’s life has had unbelievable changes.
The God of Fortune sent a red packet. I’m going snatch it! Wow, I got a large gold ingot.
Taibai Jinxing sent a red packet, I’m going to snatch it as well! Wow, I got a thousand years of cultivation.
Super WeChat Red Envelope Group, with a swipe of my hands, I got them red packets.
Stop messing around, I’m going to snatch red envelopes now!
Translated By: Jimminx
Edited By: NoriPixel, NoraSynopsis:
For Ye Ci, the happiest thing in the world for her was a chance to right all her past wrongs.She walked down a dark path, abandoning all for the sake of an empty glory in a game, leading to her own demise. Suddenly Ye Ci reincarnates back into a time when she still had her parent’s love. For the sake of her family and a new beginning, she began her life as a professional gamer. She’s no longer a Human Sorceress, she plays as an Elven Huntress.Can she acquire the power to become the Right Hand of God?A mysterious voice, “Actually, I am God.”
Translated By: etvolare
Edited By: Kidyeon, Premonition, Deyna, Crimsonguard, StudMonster, Jafz, Aruthea, and Lem0nPEELSynopsis:
Jiang Chen, son of the Heavenly Emperor, unexpectedly reincarnated into the body of a despised young noble, thus embarking on the path of the underdog trouncing all comers.
No one has the right to call himself a genius in front of Jiang Chen, as no one has a better understanding of the heavens than the son of the Heavenly Emperor.
Genius? He who adheres to me shall ascend, those who oppose me can find solace in hell!
Translated By: mayySynopsis:
When Li Shen’s second personality acts out, her consciousness is sent to a strange place called Split Zone No.13.
She is then informed that only if she can unravel the truth, will she be able to return home.
Translated By: Craxuan
Edited By: darklord5555Synopsis:
The universe. This infinite field of stars is the dream of every Hunter.For the Hunters who run amidst the stars, the only limit they truly have is the universe.Is there a limit to the universe? And where would this limit lay?When the Shadow Hunter; a young man named Cilin obtains a strange chip by accident, he begins his journey into this endless field of stars.
Translated By: Mehxistence, NymSynopsis:
This is a story regarding youth and rebirth. Merely that.***Reborn in the year 2003, Xu Tingsheng is 19, Xiang Ning 14…Here exists silent guarding, and waiting/Dearest one, I will prepare everything, and, await your growth.Here exist unforgettable memories/You are my old times, like a wall I as a child could never flip over.Here exist lofty ambitions that soar to the heavens.If one day, I preside over the heavens like gazing down over the world from Mount Tai, may it be that you will be at my side.***
Loved ones still alive, best friends still in the prime of their youth…
Translated By: GraceSynopsis:
Lin Yixin has had the ability to see ghosts ever since the car accident. However, it felt more like a curse than a blessing until Yixin almost died in the hands of a masked killer one day. The killer got away, but Yixin realized she had an advantage no one else had. Since she was able to see the ghosts that were following him, it meant she could pinpoint his exact location. But how was she going to obtain the evidence to prove his guilt?Join Yixin and her unexpected roommate, Suyang, as they solve crimes and mysteries together! Not only will this intense novel make you tremble in fear, it will also make you smile from joy.
Translated By: GT, Ayu, PandabreadSynopsis:
Emperor Zi Yu used five strikes of his axe to split mountains and unify everyone underneath the heavens. He partitioned the land into nine areas, thus establishing the Nine Cauldrons which eventually became known as the Nine Prefectures.When Emperor Zi Yu died, disputes arose unceasingly.One thousand years later, a once in a generation genius, Heavenly Emperor of Qin Mountains was born. Able to split a one hundred meter river, equipped with his peerless martial prowess, he finally united the land under the heavens. However, when Heavenly Emperor of Qin Mountains died, chaos once again shrouded the land. Another one thousand years passed and no one was able to consolidate the nation.From contemporary society, Grandmaster Martial Artist and Hitman Teng Qingshan, unexpectedly arrived into this world after a mortal battle with the two of the strongest Martial Artist in the modern world.
Translated By: Hungry
Edited By: LtBeefySynopsis:
In order to live he must get close to girls, what kind of rule is this? Tang Zheng possess the Nine Yang Saint Body, a rare body constitution that is hard to come across within a millennium, yet he must absorb pure Yin energy to stay alive. In order to live, he will fight! Absolute campus belles, goddess teachers, charming housewives, haughty lolis… all kinds of woman walk into his life causing him to be surrounded by beauties!
Translated By: Sigil, teapot, Pyon
Edited By: PurpledragonSynopsis:
While creating her character, the game’s system randomly generated a “unique” name for her.To avoid being recognized by her friends in reality, Shen Jingbin went for broke and made her in-game character look as ugly as possible, turning her into the ugliest character in the game.But who would have thought that these days, even NPCs would judge her based on her looks! What should she do now?!Thankfully, she had enough luck to overturn that. Hidden quests, amazing pets and top quality equipment were all lined up for her taking.Even male gods were offering themselves up to her!…
Translated By: timebun
Edited By: renderedreversedSynopsis:
All Chu Lian had done was to read a book where the female lead had cheated on her wonderful husband. While wondering why, before she knew it, she was waking up in the body of that very same female lead!Wait, did that mean the handsome husband from the book was hers now? Chu Lian decided to welcome him with open arms!However, what she got wasn’t the kind husband she had been expecting. Instead, his personality seemed to have been completely flipped! He left her all alone on their wedding night… and just three days into their marriage, her dear husband abandoned his loving wife and left to enlist in the army!Fine! Be that way! She could pass her days perfectly well somehow, even if she had to do it alone!Chu Lian put her household in order, charmed the rest of her new family, and did a little business on the side. She even opened up some new trade routes! Her days passed peacefully and leisurely… Until her dear husband got into trouble at the frontline of the war.Hmph, isn’t he crawling back to me for help in the end? Forget it, I’ll go save him myself!
Translated By: Ruyi
Edited By: KhujaSynopsis:
Ning Xiaoyao is a genetically evolved army doctor from a zombie-infested apocalyptic world. One day, she transmigrates to the past as the next emperor of an ancient country. But wait, isn’t she a girl?!As it turns out, she’s a disguised stand-in for her baby brother under the “loving” care of the empress dowager, her mother and future murderer. Faced with her impending death, Ning Xiaoyao must thwart the schemes of her family to survive in a palace allied against her. But how does a zombie-killing expert with supernormal strength, healing powers, and the ability to understand animals deal with the intricacies of court politics?“If nothing else works, I’ll just beat them all up!”