The growing popularity of Chinese Novels in Brazil


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In the past two years, Chinese Novels have won the attention of a good portion of the young Brazilian audience and have been positively influencing the level of reading and the desire to read.

But, before we talk about this subject, it is necessary to go back in time and tell how the readers of these stories came to know them.

Generally the readers of Chinese Novels, started reading the manga, but with frantic reading and did not want to wait days or weeks to continue watching the story unfold, they usually look on the internet to continue reading and thus find Novel the which the manga / manhua is based on. It was like that for the majority of the public that today is a regular reader of this type of stories.

But, what are these Chinese Novels?

Novels are published at first as serials, usually published in magazines or on the internet and then released in books. With the proliferation of the reading habit in China, novels have grown to the most varied forms of publication. From traditional serials in newspapers, to literary magazines, or magazines such as Comptiq and Dengeki G's Magazine, with the advancement of technology they have become common on the internet, both on professional websites and blogs, and have even launched novels for mobile phones.


These novels or novels, have all genres, from Martial Arts to Comedy. And among Brazilians, the most famous genres are: Martial Arts, Xianxia, Adventure and Fantasy.

A crescente popularidade das novels chinesas no brasil

Chinese Novels in Brazil

Several fans of these stories are dedicated to translating in order to further spread this culture. And this is extremely positive for Brazil, since the majority of Brazilians do not read often.

In the last year, several specialized sites have appeared and there are those with two years operating as Novel Mania. She even publishes several chapters of different stories each week.

Among the main Chinese Novels most read in Brazil are the works: Against the Gods, I Shall Seal The Heavens, Tales of Damons and Gods and Martial God Asura.

Cristiane Sato, author of the book Japop says: the power of Japanese pop culture, "to be exportable, pop must first be solid at home". And this is exactly what happened with the Novels, highly popular in their country of origin and in recent years it has been gaining space worldwide, even here, in the Brazilian lands.

We recommend reading our articles on Chinese Anime and Chinese Light Novels.