Screen Partner

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Xu Zheyi is a 30 year old actor. Abandoned by his friend after co-signing a loan, he was burdened with a massive debt. Without any foreseeable way out, he was reduced to acting in a gay AV in order to make enough money and pay off the debt.

Ruka is a twenty-some year old popular AV actor. He lost a bet when he was drunk and had to act in a gay AV.

The two men cross paths during filming. Be prepared for a sweet, funny, sexy ride!

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萤幕拍档
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07/11/18 Translating Tolerably c31 (end)
06/24/18 Translating Tolerably c30
06/22/18 Translating Tolerably c29
06/12/18 Translating Tolerably c28
06/07/18 Translating Tolerably c27
06/06/18 Translating Tolerably c26
06/05/18 Translating Tolerably c25
06/02/18 Translating Tolerably c24
05/28/18 Translating Tolerably c23
05/15/18 Translating Tolerably c22
05/05/18 Translating Tolerably c21
04/22/18 Translating Tolerably c20
04/19/18 Translating Tolerably c19
04/18/18 Translating Tolerably c18
04/13/18 Translating Tolerably c17
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mriasbrina
New mriasbrina rated it
December 28, 2018
Status: --
I'll be completely honest. I'm the type of person who judges a novel based on the novel description so when I first found out about this novel, I skipped it just because I felt I wouldn't like it despite the high ratings. The only reason why I read it was because I was browsing the translator's website and I forgot that I've come accross this novel before.

THANK GOD I DID!!

This novel is so good! The only downside was that it was too short. I wanted MORE!
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solomaize
solomaize rated it
March 23, 2018
Status: Completed
Fluffy, funny, and smutty. The golden trifecta of a good BL any fujoshi/fudanshi enjoys.

An MC who is confused about his s*xual orientation after doing it with the ML. An ML who is confused about his (and MC's) feelings after doing it with the MC.

I like that the author didn't feminize either males and kept the progression of feelings as realistic as possible. Still, it was so sweet my teeth could rot. Totally not being jelly or whatever.

As for the smut... *free flow of nosebleed* 69/10! Blame it on Ruka.
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Kleep
Kleep rated it
April 22, 2018
Status: Completed
Don't let the description (that I should really have done a better job on) fool you!

This story is a great mix of realism (for a BL), comedy, sweetness, and hot hot hot smut! The characters are pretty fun, their thoughts will make you laugh, and their deeds will make you blush.

It seems that this type of plot would just be a smutfest, but while there is certainly spicy scenes, there's some pretty good plot to go with it.

Definitely give it a try. And I'm not just saying that because I... more>> TL it. <<less
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Ars
Ars rated it
May 6, 2018
Status: c21
I'm blown away by how well and thoughtfully written this story is. This is primarily a romance story between two actors who have an immediate connection as they work together in their first 'GV' (gay video). What stands out to me is how this story makes the two leads come alive, giving them depth of character and relatable motivations which tell so much about what kind of person they are inside, as opposed to the image you initially have of them in the beginning. It's very interesting in how it... more>> brings in real-life details about the process of working in this industry (such as the preparation and cleanup involved), and it doesn't shy away from showing how everything in the pornography world is staged. But at the same time, the two leads have undeniable chemistry, so what was meant to be professional ends up becoming real to them.

This is a story set in the world of the pornography industry, so it doesn't shy away from descriptions of s*x and prep. The smut is very well-written as well as well-translated, but the best smut comes from the reactions of the people involved rather than the act itself, and that's why the smut in this story is so good - the characters fit together and play off of each other really well. I think this is probably the best smutty story on the novelupdates listing.

As of c21 the emotional relationship is only just starting to form, but with only 10 chapters to go I'm confident that we'll get some great sweetness. I'm really looking forward to it. <<less
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Nostalgia21
Nostalgia21 rated it
July 22, 2018
Status: Completed
Warning! Be prepared for a toothache.

This novel is short and sweet. While there isn't much drama nor twist, it's still a very satisfying read.

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I like the ML's naivete towards his feeling in the start but he quickly became proactive in pursuing the MC. While the MC may seem wishy washy and extremely indecisive towards his feelings, I felt like it seemed raw and realistic. After all, if you really were a straight man, you would have doubts and reservations too.

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And the fujoshi in me can't help but drool for all the smut scenes. I honestly wished there was more chapters... But oh well. Lol <<less
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blrblrb
blrblrb rated it
September 6, 2018
Status: Completed
Perfect balance between sweet and smutty. It's great that the author didn't drag out their problems. I wish it was longer!
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ilohus
ilohus rated it
September 3, 2018
Status: c31
I really enjoyed reading this. I was looking for completed translations of Chinese BL webnovels and this was one of the ones I found. It's mostly light-hearted and sweet, mostly without unnecessary background characters (I'm looking at all of those fics with character lists of over 100 characters; albeit I still enjoy those stories too tbh). It's straightforward, doesn't leave any loose ends, and doesn't dangle the relationship between the shou and the gong in your face for 19837459834 chapters before resolving things. The story is about getting-together, but there's... more>> no trope-y relationship drama that makes me want to rip my eyeballs out. For those who are curious about whether this is PWP or what, this is more like plot with porn rather than the other way around.

Do give it a shot if you're looking for something to pass time with, or something to destress with. I definitely recommend this. <<less
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RocKOZ
RocKOZ rated it
August 23, 2018
Status: Completed
This is extremely adorable! Especially the fact that they both aren't open-minded and are just forced to do this job but slowly warmed up to one another. I love see how caring the ML is toward the MC despite not realizing his feelings at first. The smut was also really hot and s*xy and I like the fact that they didn't over exaggerated things and keep them realistic.

It was a short but fun read.
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RAGA
RAGA rated it
August 6, 2018
Status: c31
If you're wanting to read something high in both fluff and smut, look no further! This is both super sweet and extremely hot~ The story flow is nice enough and I'm pleased with how it handled some of the usual cliches (or I should say, how the author avoids some of them).

The plot is pretty straightforward and the focus of the story remains where it should be, considering the length of it. The translator did an excellent job as well.

Definitely recommended for people who like this genre and want a... more>> quick, sweet, and uncomplicated pick-me-up to read. <<less
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binkspinx
binkspinx rated it
July 27, 2018
Status: Completed
This book gave me a break from all these reincarnation novels I'm following. It's short, smutty and really sweet. Give it chance ❤
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Valeriana
Valeriana rated it
July 13, 2018
Status: c31
After a long wait it’s finally finished😭. I’m feeling very mixed emotions right now. I actually decided to read this just to pass the time but I didn’t expect to get attached. Compared to others it’s very short at 31 ch I just can’t get enough. So to anyone hesitating just read it!
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itikky
itikky rated it
July 11, 2018
Status: c24
Has it's share of good smut (not complaining), but also a solid story that is realistic and ridiculous! Both ML and MC are equally oblivious to the gay between them. I was happily surprised to find that the ML wasn't the typical self-important seme and is actually quite self-delusional and easily convinced, making for some hilarious narration and scenes!
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KyuubiKuroba
KyuubiKuroba rated it
July 11, 2018
Status: c31
This was such a great story. I wasn’t expecting much to be honest but it’s actually quite a cute love story. And smutty. Though they are filming a gay av so...
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giseord
giseord rated it
April 21, 2018
Status: c19
Love it!!! Seriusly loves it!!!!!

The whork is well done and the story is good, but ober ebrithing I love the charcters!!!! Thoght it have plenty of explicit scens (thing that I love, have I said it?? Jeje)
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Majin11
Majin11 rated it
March 24, 2018
Status: c15
I don't understand why this precious thing here has a low rating.. 4.1 is a bit low for a fujoshi like me... xD

I'm extremely thankful to the translator for pickin g this up.. XD

If u like porn with a little bit of love story, you'd like this too. XD
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Tintl
Tintl rated it
December 9, 2018
Status: Completed
This is really extremely good. Its very detailed and realistic in a good way. You can relate to things the MC feels, and the story references several things that dont really stand out to you in reality.

I personally love angst and even though this story bypasses several points that could’ve gotten deliciously dark, I still loved this.

overall, I definitely recommend this.
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Zigenbunny
Zigenbunny rated it
November 30, 2018
Status: c31
Short and sweet! I read it all in one sitting. Some details were left out but I don't feel to bad not finding out what they were.
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whitespade
whitespade rated it
November 18, 2018
Status: c31
I am not a fan of av setting, however I think this is very sweet and fluffy. Not the usual dirtyness you feel when reading settings with av, prostitution, slavery etc since they are all reasonable people. A good happy ending with little conflicts and lots of smuts.
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ado1007
ado1007 rated it
October 17, 2018
Status: c31
Short, sweet, and simple. No unnecessary lengthy self realization nor conflicts. No exaggeratedly annoying cannon fodders. Just them finding love with each other regardless of genders. If you want a short fluffy relaxing (and spicy 😉) read then this is for you.
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Fairlady1996
Fairlady1996 rated it
August 20, 2018
Status: c31
Nosebleed nosebleed nosebleed, totally recommend it, I expect to felt a little heart ache when public saw the gv of the MC but surprisingly the ending was quite good bcoz at last they still standing together side by side and away from their previous life.
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BillionJellyfish
BillionJellyfish rated it
July 31, 2018
Status: Completed
This novel is really well-written with emphasis on the internal turmoil/emotions of the MC and ML. There is actually very little outside of work interactions/scenarios between the MC and ML. With the sparse scenes between them outside of the AV film shootings, it doesn't seem like the relationship was built realistically or on any concrete reasons, so the story felt more like a porn novel with little to no plot to speak of. The only bright side is that the inner turmoil of the MC in turning from straight to... more>> gay is portrayed very well and the ending is a HE.

Overall, the story was alright in the sense that the plot is slightly lacking, but the smut scenes were *whew* intense, very intense, which I appreciated. The novel is more bittersweet than heartwarming and left a lot to be desired, hence I took one star off the rating, but would still recommend it to any bl lovers (for the smexy scenes huhuhu~). <<less
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