Immortal Index: A Xianxia & Wuxia Fan Podcast

Immortal Index: A Xianxia & Wuxia Fan Podcast

By Immortal Index Podcast
The Immortal Index is A Podcast show discussing Chinese webnovel translations of "Xianxia" and/or "Wuxia" - hosted by @StephenLemieux and produced alongside AfterBuzz TV, Rate and comment for a shout out on on the show; and tell me what you'd like to talk about!

Xianxia: a type of Chinese Martial Arts novel genre developed from the Wuxia genre that is heavily influenced by Taoism and Buddhism. ... Contrary to the Wuxia genre, Xianxia novels have more elements of fantasy, complete with magic, demons, ghosts and immortals.
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Overgeared Roundtable Discussion - Spoilers Up To Chapter 888
WELCOME TO THE VERY FIRST ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION! On Today's episode we discuss Overgeared up to Chapter 888! This discussion has spoilers, so be forewarned. I'm joined today by Elite Choob, IRONDOGKILLER, and MrBaconator1588 to discuss Overgeared. We talk all of the themes of the novel, the character development, and what we like and don't like - as well as jump into predictions of what could happen. Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ImmortalIndex Follow the show @ImmortalIndex Subscribe, comment, rate on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2
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December 2, 2018
-Legion- Interview, Translator of Monarch of Evernight on Wuxiaworld!
Today I'm talking with the translator of Monarch of Evernight, Legion! We talk about translation, med school, how he got involved in Wuxiaworld, his first xianxia/wuxia novel, and of course the current ones he's reading! From Sovereign of the Three Realms, to Rebirth of the Thief and I Shall Seal the Heavens- Legion's well-versed in some of the greatest! About Monarch of Evernight: Set in a dystopian steam-punk world shrouded in darkness and misery, Qianye rose from hardship but was felled by betrayal. From then, one man, one gun; he tread the path between Evernight and Daybreak and became a legend. Even if Evernight was destined to be his fate, he still intends to become the ruler who dictates! Check it out on Wuxiaworld here: https://www.wuxiaworld.com/novel/monarch-of-evernight and make sure you watch my interview with Translator of Monarch Of Evernight, -Legion- Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-fdaQ3v70I Follow him on twitter at Twitter.com/legionmoe and make sure you like, subscribe, comment, and share with all your xianxia/wuxia loving friends!! Cheers! Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ImmortalIndex Follow the show @ImmortalIndex Subscribe, comment, rate on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2 Released Weekly, Immortal Index is a Podcast show discussing Chinese webnovel translations of "Xianxia" and/or "Wuxia" - hosted by @StephenLemieux! Rate and comment on iTunes for a shout out on on the show; and tell me what you'd like to talk about in future episodes! Huge special thanks to AfterBuzz TV for allowing my use of the studio. If you're looking for TV discussion, reviews, and after shows, check them out at AfterBuzzTV.com!
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November 3, 2018
Monarch Of Evernight Chapters 1-3 Reading - WuxiaWorld Translation
Today I'm reading the first three Chapters of Monarch of Evernight!Set in a dystopian steam-punk world shrouded in darkness and misery, Qianye rose from hardship but was felled by betrayal. From then, one man, one gun; he tread the path between Evernight and Daybreak and became a legend. Even if Evernight was destined to be his fate, he still intends to become the ruler who dictates! Check it out on Wuxiaworld here: https://www.wuxiaworld.com/novel/monarch-of-evernight and make sure you watch my interview with Translator of Monarch Of Evernight, -Legion- Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-fdaQ3v70I Follow him on twitter at Twitter.com/legionmoe and make sure you like, subscribe, comment, and share with all your xianxia/wuxia loving friends!! Cheers! Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ImmortalIndex Follow the show @ImmortalIndex Subscribe, comment, rate on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2 Released Weekly, Immortal Index is a Podcast show discussing Chinese webnovel translations of "Xianxia" and/or "Wuxia" - hosted by @StephenLemieux! Rate and comment on iTunes for a shout out on on the show; and tell me what you'd like to talk about in future episodes! Huge special thanks to AfterBuzz TV for allowing my use of the studio. If you're looking for TV discussion, reviews, and after shows, check them out at AfterBuzzTV.com!
48:26
November 3, 2018
Live Q&A Update & Interview with Wuxiaworld's Deathblade! (A Will Eternal, I Shall Seal The Heavens)
On Today's episode I'm speaking with the man, the myth, the legend- Deathblade himself! Join in as we ask the tough questions. What does he think of the ending of A Will Eternal?!?! Will he translate Er Gen's next novel? What's his favorite beer? Who are the Wuxiaworld China Trip Contest Winners? DEATHBLADE IS MOVING?!?!
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October 10, 2018
Interview with Sigil, Translator for This MC Is Kickass!
On Today's episode I'm speaking with special guest Sigil, who is currently translating the VRMMORPG novel This MC Is Kickass! A Fun and whacky novel with a female main character who makes the ugliest character ever! But also maybe the luckiest...? Read and find out! Check it out here: https://volarenovels.com/this-mc-is-kickass/ Author: 云早 (Early Cloud) Translators: Sigil, teapot, Kuu, Maiden Rozie Editor: Purpledragon Raws: http://www.xiang5.com/bookinfo/19485.html Schedule: 5x a week Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ImmortalIndex Follow the show @ImmortalIndex Subscribe, comment, rate on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2
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September 29, 2018
This MC Is Kickass WebNovel Chapters 1-5 Reading
Today I'm reading chapters 1-5 of Volarenovel's translation of "This MC is Kickass!" Author: 云早 (Early Cloud) Translators: Sigil, teapot, Kuu, Maiden Rozie Editor: Purpledragon Check out there novel here: https://volarenovels.com/this-mc-is-kickass/ Be sure to like, subscribe, and comment! Let me know what you think of the new setup! What novel should I feature next? Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ImmortalIndex Follow the show @ImmortalIndex Subscribe, comment, rate on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2
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September 28, 2018
Interview w/Jimminx! Translator of Reign Of The Hunters
On Today's episode I'm sitting down with special guest Jimminx! He's the translator of Reign Of The Hunters, a VRMMORPG Novel in the same vein as Rebirth Of The Thief, and Overgeared! It's a binge-read and one of my current favorites! Go check it out here: https://volarenovels.com/reign-of-the-hunters/ Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ImmortalIndex Follow the show @ImmortalIndex Subscribe, comment, rate on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2 Released Weekly, Immortal Index is a Podcast show discussing Chinese webnovel translations of "Xianxia" and/or "Wuxia" - hosted by @StephenLemieux! Rate and comment on iTunes for a shout out on on the show; and tell me what you'd like to talk about in future episodes!
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September 24, 2018
Selutu Interview! Translator of Show Me The Money, and Red Packet Server! Immortal Index Episode 12!
On today's episode, I welcome translator from Volarenovels.com Selutu! Selutu is currently translating Red Packet Server as well as the new VRMMORPG Novel Show Me The Money! I've recently been doing readings of Show Me The Money, so we touch on a lot about that; how it differs from other VRMMORPG novels, and more! Also Selutu tells us his story of how he got into translating Novels in the first place! It's a fun and exciting brand new episode of Immortal Index; sit back, relax, and enjoy!! Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ImmortalIndex Follow the show @ImmortalIndex Subscribe, comment, rate on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2 Released Weekly, Immortal Index is a Podcast show discussing Chinese webnovel translations of "Xianxia" and/or "Wuxia" - hosted by @StephenLemieux! Rate and comment on iTunes for a shout out on on the show; and tell me what you'd like to talk about in future episodes! Hug
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August 20, 2018
Show Me The Money Webnovel Readings - Chapters 6-10 - VolareNovels - Immortal Index
I'm starting Show Me the Money! on VolareNovels! Check out the novel and let me know what you think! Today we're rocking through Chapters 6-10 before we get to our Translator interview with Selutu in the next episode! https://volarenovels.com/show-me-the-money/ For my new format, I'll be doing 10-20 chapter readings before a discussion and recommendation before moving onto a new novel!
45:22
August 20, 2018
Show Me The Money Webnovel Readings - Chapters 1-5 - VolareNovels - Immortal Index
I'm covering Show Me the Money! on VolareNovels! Check out the novel and let me know what you think! Here is a reading of the first 5 chapters! https://volarenovels.com/show-me-the-money/ For my new format, I'll be doing 10-20 chapter readings before a discussion and recommendation before moving onto a new novel!
59:08
August 20, 2018
Grenn Interview, Wuxia World at SDCC, and Bone Painting Coroner Chapter 1 Reading!!!
Today on episode 11 of the Immortal Index, I'm speaking with translator of Bone Painting Coroner, Grenn! Next up is of course our fan shoutouts! Thanks to everyone who rated and commented on iTunes and Youtube! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/immortal-index-a-xianxia-wuxia-fan-podcast/id1373640953?mt=2 and finally we wrap up with today's reading of Chapter 1 of Bone Painting Coroner, a historical drama novel by Li Duo Wu! http://volarenovels.com/bone-painting-coroner/bpc-chapter-1/ Also check out the full contest details here: http://volarenovels.com/bpc-c-236-giveaways/
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July 19, 2018
Tinalynge Interview, Condemning The Heavens Chapter 1 Reading - Immortal Index Episode 10
Today on episode 10 of the Immortal Index, I'm speaking with author of Blue Phoenix, Overthrowing Fate, and Condemning The Heavens! Check out here Patreon at www.patreon.com/tinalynge Next up is of course our fan shoutouts! Thanks to everyone who rated and commented on iTunes and Youtube! and finally we wrap up with today's reading of Chapter 0 of Condemning The Heavens, an original xianxia novel by Tinalynge!
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July 4, 2018
The Eight Immortals Part 2; Overgeared Chapter 1 Reading - Immortal Index Epiosde 9
Today on episode 9 of the Immortal Index, I'm going to be talking about each of the next four of the The Eight Immortals of Taoism with a brief rundown of who they were! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Immortals Next up is of course our fan shoutouts! and finally we wrap up with today's reading of Overgeared by Park Saenal, currently being translated by Rainbow Turtle! https://www.wuxiaworld.com/novel/overgeared
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June 27, 2018
Interview with Etvolare of VolareNovels.com
On Today's episode I interview special guest Etvolare, founder of VolareNovels and discuss translation, stories with male vs female MCs, as well as Sovereign Of The Three Realms! Released Weekly, Immortal Index is a Podcast show discussing Chinese webnovel translations of "Xianxia" and/or "Wuxia" - hosted by @StephenLemieux! Rate and comment on iTunes for a shout out on on the show; and tell me what you'd like to talk about in future episodes!
36:36
June 6, 2018
Who are the Eight Immortals Part 1 - God and Devil World Chapter 1 Reading
Welcome to Episode 7 of Immortal Index! Today I'm going to be talking about 4 of the individual 8 Immortals! If you like it, let me know; but just to preface – I am not an expert on Chinese or taoist history, I'm learning this as I go and this is my interpretation of the information I found. I'm not claiming to be 100% accurate, but please feel free to correct anything I say! Also, I do not speak mandarin, so forgive any mispronunciations of names. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Immortals Next up is of course our fan shoutouts! Check out Red Mirage's novel Painting The Mists on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Clear-Sky-Book-Painting-Mists-ebook/dp/B07BJFFXL5 I'll also be doing a reading of God and Devil World by Zi Chan Bao Zeng, translated by Kun of Translation Nation. http://www.translationnations.com/translations/god-and-devil-world/god-and-devil-world-chapter-0001/
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May 30, 2018
The Eight Immortals Impact on Xianxia - Sovereign Of The Three Realms Ch. 1 Reading
Today on episode 6 of the Immortal Index, I'm going to be talking about The Eight Immortals of Taoism, How they pertain to Xianxia/Wuxia, and a brief rundown of what they were! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Immortals Next up is of course our fan shoutouts! Check out Red Mirage's novel Painting The Mists on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Clear-Sky-Book-Painting-Mists-ebook/dp/B07BJFFXL5 and finally we wrap up with today's reading of Li Tian's Sovereign Of the Three Realms! https://www.wuxiaworld.com/novel/sovereign-of-the-three-realms
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May 23, 2018
Guan Zhong Interview for Song of Exile, and Wu Dong Qian Kun Ending Discussion
Welcome to episode 5 of The Immortal Index! We have a special treat lined up for you today as we have special guest Guan Zhong on the line talking about Yun Zhongyue, Song of Exile, and his journey into the world of Translation! Be sure to watch the whole thing because there's some really cool tidbits in there! Next up, I'm discussing my quick thoughts on the ending of Wu Dong Qian Kun. Let me know what you thought of the ending in the comments. Finally, we end with our new poll!
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May 16, 2018
Qidian vs. Wuxiaworld Drama, Martial World Contest, & Wu Dong Qian Kun Ch. 1 – Immortal Index
On Today's episode I'm discussing the current state of affairs between Qidian and Wuxiaworld. Most of this information has been put together through experiencing the drama over the past 2 years. I'll also be telling everyone about Hyorinmaru's new contest for Martial World! Also be sure to DM me for your free audible code for T.A. Miles' audio book one of Six Celestial Swords. It's a 25$ value on what's gearing up to be a pretty cool story, so DM me on Twitter @ImmortalIndex. I have 5 codes to give! Lastly, we're doing a reading of the recently finished Wu Dong Qian Kun! Enjoy! Announcement from Invader: https://forum.novelupdates.com/threads/dropping-wssth-the-real-kurazy.64930/ Martial World Contest: https://www.wuxiaworld.com/post/martial-world/martial-world-prize-contest
44:23
May 9, 2018
WuxiaWorld VIP & Sponsored Chapter FAQ w/ Guest Deathblade, Xianxia: Rebirth The Thief Ch. 1 Reading
Happy May first! On Today's episode we're discussing WuxiaWorld's new VIP ad-free system, how the free credit works, and A Will Eternals Sponsorship levels with Deathblade himself! After that we'll be talking a little about Littleshanks' translation of MadSnail's “Rebirth Of The Thief Who Roamed The World”. Mad Snail is most widely known for his novel of “Tales Of Demons And Gods” but he does have several other novels. Tales Of Demons and Gods and Rebirth of the Thief are the furthest along in Translation though. We'll also be discussing last weeks poll of “What is your favorite Wuxia Theme/Cliche?” and introducing the newest poll question for this week: “How many Xianxia Novels do you usually stay up to date with at the same time?” 1: 1-2 2: 3-4 3: 5-6 4: 7-8+
52:55
May 2, 2018
Top 10 Themes of Xianxia, Martial World Chapter Reading – Immortal Index Ep. 2
Today on our second episode of Immortal Index, for our Prologue we'll be discussing why we love the genre of Wuxia, Xianxia, and Xuanhuan, and what makes it so addictive! For our main storyline it's going to be a discussion on 10 of the top themes within the genre! Finally, we're wrapping out with a reading of the prologue and chapter 1 of Martial World; one of CocoonedCow's best works that's currently being translated by Hyorinmaru! https://www.patreon.com/hyorinmaru/posts Joined today for voiceover is friend of the show, Kari Lane! Follow her on twitter @KariDLane Music: Chapter 0: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2phMet-Gdhc The Call by Patrick Lenk Chapter 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFDSnXh27Q4 Favorite Chinese Folksongs. Please follow the show @immortalIndex on twitter, soundcloud.com/immortalindexpodcast, and search for it on iTunes! Remember if you subscribe and leave a comment on itunes you'll get a shout out on the show!
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April 24, 2018
End of Desolate Era & Top 5 Moments, A Will Eternal Chapter 1 Reading - Immortal Index Ep. 1
Today on our premiere episode of The Immortal Index, I'm talking about the end of Desolate Era, my 5 favorite moments/things about it, how it compares to I Eat Tomatoes other novels, as well as a quick description of what this podcast is. Watch on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbLdU8GhaRs Our novel recommendation this week is A Will Eternal! We do a Chapter 1 reading, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the story! Here's a link to the pronunciation video I talked about in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9_6n3n97ZE Be sure to subscribe, like, and comment; and follow the show on twitter @ImmortalIndex!
45:16
April 18, 2018
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