Superstars of Tomorrow


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Well-known Composer Fang Zhao was in the glorious stage of his career, when the Apocalypse arrived; After finally experiencing the bitter difficulties of a thousand dangers, when the Apocalypse was simmering down to an end, he collapsed; When he opened his eyes, he was reborn in a New World, 500 years after the end of the apocalypse, in the body of a student who had been dumped barely after graduation, who had been cheated of his hardwork barely after he started working…

The World of the Future, Virtual Idols PK Real Idols

“Every time background music plays in my head, I feel like there is nothing to be afraid of.” —Fang Zhao

Toward the end of the apocalyptic period, Fang Zhao lost his life. However, instead of dying, he found himself 500 years later in the body of a young and aspiring composer who shared the same name. Having received a second chance at life, Fang Zhao sets out to achieve the previous owner’s dreams.

Armed with the experience of living through an apocalyptic age and his profession as a composer before that period, Fang Zhao uses his talent, wits, and knowledge to make his mark in the entertainment industry of the future.

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Emperor of Tomorrow
Wèi Lái Tiān Wáng
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New cole rated it
June 20, 2020
Status: Completed
i re-read this as the novel is almost done being translated and I must say that this is really one of the most interesting novel that i've encountered so far. this novel has various industries mixed in it like the music, e-sports, film, military and etc... but it did not seemed chaotic, it was entertaining and fun to read instead. highly recommended.
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New Mavis rated it
June 15, 2020
Status: Completed
The novel is about an OP MC and the story is pretty much just descriptions of how good he is at everything he does. There isn't much interpersonal drama aside from the first part (before he becomes famous).

MC's goal is to get better at composing and everything else is just a side note. That said, the author's descriptions of music is really very cool. It makes you wish you can hear the music in reality.

About the ending

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Surprisingly abrupt. I thought the author could stretch out the story even more, but it's a good enough ending.

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rexzshadow rated it
October 25, 2017
Status: c277
Personally really enjoyed the story. There isn't so much an over arcing story or any goal the MC is aiming toward (at least now until chapter 277 which is the most recent update as of this review)

This is really just a slice of life of the MC who is getting a chance to live again.

Here is the general story so far until chapter 277 if anyone want spoiler.

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So story starts with the MC Fang Zhao dies at the last few years of the apocalypse. He walk up finding he was inside the body of university student who was doing his internship in his last year of university. This was 500 years after he had died. He has memory from the Fang Zhao he took over and found that a friend of the body's previous owner stole the 3 songs the body's original owner worked on for the internship. Due to lack of time to write more he killed himself. (Also took in a dog and feed the dog the pill he used to suicide too but the dog lived and was kept as a pet)

The MC finishes up a song the origin body's owner had in the note book and it was very popular thus landing him a job at the company he was interning at. Right at the start of his new job he get unlucky and was made to lead the virtual idol department in their company. Their company is one of the 3 major entertainment company but their virtual reality had always failed. He went a created an virtual reality idol based on a tree from the apocalypse and composed a song and music video for it (and yes the music video was described full in words) This was very successful getting him funding and support from the company where he finishes 3 more songs completing a this 4 part epic. There is a very famous game dev company that makes a new game every 10 years and next year will be t heir new game launch based on the apocalypse. They will take 1 virtual idol form each continent as like mascots for the game. Fang Zhao's virtual idol wins. He was also asked to compose music for the opening movie and his song got picked.

Around time for song 3 and 4 he went to other continents to get ideas and in one continent make friends with a farm owner and this kid who was a descendant from the general hero of that continent. Later the kid call him for help coz he brought a farm and got tricked. Fang Zhao went with his dog and help the kid set up a team of dogs to compete in sheep herding competition. Fang Zhao's dog end up coming the leader of the dogs and became very famous after winning the competition.

Then the new game is released and Fang Zhao played it to release all the pent up aggression he had built up due to coming directly from the apocalypse. He is basically a super soldier and god in the game single handedly held the single score ranking world wide by a wide margin. He helps the company he works up build up a game division by recruiting people.

After than he went off to serve the military for 1 year as it is the law that everyone has to serve 1 year in the military. He applies to serve on a few space ship but was rejected as they didn't take stars (He was kinda a star due to his status as god in game) So he end up picking a really far away planet with the highest difficulty to mine. There was this whole plan to send stars to the poor planets and basically film about situation there for a year in hope of getting people to donate. Fang Zhao was chosen as one of the five stars. He arrives on the planet and on the first day of mining finds A ranked energy ore due to his good hearing. This cause a big wave as it immediately made planet become extremely important. Soon the planet was getting all the resource it needed to develop. Fang Zhao moved to one of the outpost to help with one of the research team working there. They get attacked by terrorist who created the monsters from the apocalypse as fodder. Fang Zhao was hiding in underground bunker with the scientist but when he saw the monsters he was extremely angry. He went out and killed a lot of them along with some of the terrorist earning him lot of military merit and he was promoted. This was extremely rare for people just serving their 1 year to get promoted but the upper brass ok the promote due to the program he is in and used him as example to urge the young to join the military.

He does his service at the outpost and then get lent to some of the other poor planets hoping to use his ear to find A ranked energy ore too. On the first planet he visit he meets another star that's part of the program who urge him to buy some land on the planet with him. The whole thing end up becoming really big as they pulled a lot of people and built a film city. Later a big organization buys a big area on the planet and the rumor secret project on a big movie about the apocalypse that had been on hold is about to start up again. Fang Zhao wish to basically play himself and start planning on getting himself well known enough to get the role.

Fang Zhao finishes his 1 year service and return back to Earth where he prepared for his first concert. The concert contained 10 song he worked on during his 1 year of service. It went well with all rights to the song sold soon after the concert ends.

Chapter 277 ends with him attending award ceremony held by the big game company with him handing out an award.

And if you feel that this is really random it is. Its really a slice of life story so far about what he is doing. Personally enjoy it as it is very relaxing read.

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triggerk rated it
March 23, 2018
Status: c170
Fang Zhao was a composer in his previous life. But when the Apocalypse occurred, he took up arms, fought, and died. And mysteriously, he awakens once more in the body of a man aptly named Fang Zhao.

With the basics out of the way, I'm going to work through this piece by piece. There will be minor spoilers. None will affect your experience were you to read the story.

On the music end, the dude was a well-known composer at a glorious stage of his career. Pre-apocalypse, Fang Zhao had it made.... more>> How relevant is this post-apocalypse? Pretty relevant. His first foray into the music scene draws upon his composing and his experience as a soldier. Here is where questions arise.

Problem one is an occupational hazard.

Fang Zhao deals with music. No matter what, readers cannot experience his exploits through the medium, only text. At best, we imagine the music videos that accompany his creations, and in those, he draws upon the violence of his life as inspiration.

Here comes problem two; Fang Zhao was a composer, not a five-star general. Let me reiterate. Fang Zhao. Was. A. Composer. I can believe a forced draft, but I can't ignore his accomplishments in the war. He makes the history books as a badass.

Hello, bait-and-switch. If you pick up a novel, read chapter one, and like it because of swords and magic, you'd be pissed if, by chapter twenty, it becomes science fiction about space exploration and lasers. The same occurs here. If composing sat in the driver's seat for the first hundred chapters, it then shares shotgun with something else. If you're like me, you thought this focused on music and idols and such. But he does more than music, and thus we enter the realms of a Gary Stu once again.

To the uninitiated, a Gary Stu is the male equivalent of a Mary Sue, meaning they are the author's darling. The character can do no wrong, is perfect, and is king or queen of the world. Fang Zhao is a god. Although I liked his composing background, I did not like his other set of skills. He's the band class dweeb who transforms into Jet Li. Possible? Sure. Would it happen? No. What will he bust out in the future? Hopefully nothing else. If anything, the biggest twist is the lack of fangirls wanting him to impregnate them. Romance lovers beware. You won't find any here.

Does the militaristic background add to the story other than bloodlust? It's certainly used for plot purposes, but whether it's good or not is up in the air. I'm on the side thinking it's s*upid, and that's because of how it shapes his personality.

In this world, lifespans have increased. If a century is the max age pre-apocalypse, then 200 years is the new 100. Fang Zhao is basically a grandpa of the past, not the future, and how annoying it is. He considers everyone babies, citing his age. Yet the world has evolved. Fang Zhao is the equivalent of a middle-aged man, but acts as if he's an elder of a thousand years. His only claim to wise sage status are his years in a war-torn period that's barely talked about. Perhaps it's for the better. The less we know the better, for the setting is abysmal.

The protagonist is thrust into a world unknown to both Fang Zhao and us. You'd expect to learn about this strange new land alongside him. You don't. He gets a shortcut due to his rebirth inside another's body, and that cheats everyone, Fang Zhao and reader alike, out of an experience akin to Harry Potter and the wizardry world. In essence, we got the bootlegged SparkNotes version of world building. We don't get to learn new things the fun way. Fang Zhao just knows because MEMORIES! Things are the way they are because it just is.

To build on that, the author rarely explores his setting. For the most part, we are in an urban, technologically advanced area. What does that look like? Hell if I know, Lazy Cliche is lazy as hell. Then the next chapter, we're in the middle of nowhere with hillbillies and farms. Maybe it's a good thing he didn't go into detail, because nothing of interest happens when things veer off the rails. If I start skimming, it means the content has dulled, and I skimmed a lot outside of the music (basically dozens of chapters).

Don't get me started about the dog arc. I refuse to relive that, so suffer on your own. Remember when this was about music? I don't. I think he's shooting people these days. In fact, you might like the content outside of the composing. I can enjoy other genres. But returning to the bait-and-switch, I feel cheated when what I expect is different from what I get. Note that his composing never fully vanishes. It instead shares the spotlight. I'm no fan when it takes a backseat, however.

The author makes a seemingly complicated world and stripped it down to its most simplistic form. This is not a compliment. This is like changing the names of the month for no reason other than to be different. If normal parents name their daughter Christina, Lazy Cliche would name her Krysteenuh.

Speaking of oddities, the world is made up of twelve continents. Eight are normal and four are special. What does that mean? I haven't a clue. The guy doesn't explain. Worse, Lazy Cliche does nothing with this unique makeup, complicating for the sake of complexity. Krysteenuh, we meet again. And can I mention how practically everyone's Chinese? The author erased the existence of every other culture, which is weird for modern/futuristic novels.

As far as translation quality, how did Qidian do? Some of their novels are edited like garbage, while others are serviceable. In this case, they did a fine job, and I don't have any particular complaints. There's neither exclamation abuse nor amateur interrobang usage, so I'll give them a mark of approval.

Bringing my review to a close, Superstars of Tomorrow is like popcorn. Like most webnovels, it's easy to consume junk food, and there are so many flavors. At the same time, some people don't like popcorn. I don't like popcorn.

But whether Lazy Cliche caramelizes or butters, Fang Zhao remains stale for my taste buds. Unsurprisingly, the character remains unchanged since chapter one. But when you start at the top, of course the protagonist is as flat as a can of soda. There's no room to improve, and I see the story the same way. It's about the protagonist being awesome and nothing more. Likewise, the side characters are as lukewarm as he is.

The novel peaks at the start. In all likelihood, you'll enjoy the story, then lose interest as it levels off. And in the end, it dips into the darkest of pits. <<less
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Reindeer rated it
December 25, 2017
Status: c23
It's a novel about a guy from an apocalyptic age time traveling to the future. Although the MC is probably some combat monster, the novel is more focused on the MC's preapocalypse profession of being a composer. His experience helps in paving his path in the music industry, but I like how it's not a super cheat that blows away competition. He doesn't go "oh Imma use music style 500 years ago to be first in this newcomer competition thing!", and I'm happy that he doesn't really get close to... more>> first place but still has a placing that is befitting of an MC. It's not an MC can do everything (and by everything I mean plagiarizing works from others and act all mighty) and provoke countless people because he's too good novel, I'm talking about you IRAS. MC gets his placing because he has talent and experience, not because the works from his time was better or whatnot.

People have saying IRAS this IRAS that, but no, it's not like that obnoxious novel. Or at least so far, we haven't yet seen s*upid fan service, and although you can kinda see that horrendous cycle of "ppl underestimate MC, MC proceeds to face smack them, " I like to think that the author is well aware of what he's doing and only skims through it, not spending 5 f*cking chapters filled with people ridiculing MC while some people go "bla bla bla, MC is good, but I don't think he can make it out of this one." (I think I just spoiled the entirety of I Really Am a Superstar for you, sorry if you haven't read it yet). Author spends more time on other relevant things, which I appreciate a lot. A lot of the chapters are spent on the MC's work rather than others' reactions. But don't worry about the whole crowd reaction thing, it's not absent in this novel. Author has been innovative in showing the reactions so far, a far cry from just random people screaming with !!! At how good the MC is.

I like how things are more believable in the industry part, you see a a lot of the insider stuff in play. I like to think that the author knows what he's doing, compared to just having a character with some sort of position but not really acting the part. I'm super glad we haven't yet seen the horror of a narrow minded upper management that plagued IRAS. In fact, the upper management so far in this novel have that kind of comical feel of what's it like to have a high position, but is actually plagued by all the work and responsibilities that they have.

So far, we haven't yet had a hateable character. There's that guy who betrayed the MC's body's previous owner, but you can't really hate the guy since he's as good as dead meat, just waiting to die (even he himself knows that he's dead meat).

I like the scifi part of it. I usually hate scifi since it's mostly filled with plotholes and inconsistencies, but I like how the author had the scifi in a manageable level. We haven't actually really seen much of the scifi part apart from flying cars and virtual idols yet, but nothing overboard so far has happened. I actually really like the whole virtual idol thing, which has a big part in the novel. I'm a Vocaloid pseudo-fan, and it's cool seeing the concept in a novel. But don't worry if you hate Vocaloid, since the idols are actually based more on actual idols, and there's this virtual idol vs human idol thing going on in the novel. I guess you can only really call it a subplot at this point since the focus isn't really on them because the virtual idol the MC is making is really unique in the novel's context.

The chapters have either been short, or that it was really enjoyable I didn't notice I was already at ch 23. Not much has happened, but you can really see the progress. The translation speed is good, so I think it'll be all good on the pacing part.

It has been really enjoyable so far, and I hope it stays this way. I have high hopes for this novel. <<less
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Crea rated it
May 30, 2018
Status: c100
I read and I regret.

Hoping for at least a little character development but all this story tells me is how he become famous from composing music in a post-apocalypse world, literally.

No real musical knowledge involve, only MC keeps making epic music one after another like pulling a rabbit (s) from a magic hat. Halfway through, the story changes suddenly from music to sheep herding dogs.

Yes, dogs and sheep farm. All sheep, all dog, all the time until I drop it at chapter 100 because after an arc about sheep herding... more>> competition, now it's about dog buying/selling. I'm surprised I made it to the 100th chapter.

Well if you like baseless music making and sheep herding, this is it for you. <<less
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BillionJellyfish rated it
October 26, 2018
Status: c373
This novel is a hidden gem! It deserves more readers!


Fang Zhao, a veteran fighter/leader in the apocalypse, die and is transmigrated into another person's body a few hundred years after the apocalypse. With the advancement/development of new technology, Fang Zhao begins his journey to shake the world with his musical notes and all-rounded talents!

Our MC, Fang Zhao, is basically an overpowered protagonist who acts and thinks beyond his years (his new body is in his 20s, but his mind is like that of a 50-60 year old that has been... more>> hardened through war back in the apocalypse). Because of this, our MC comes off as a cold, aloof character, but because of the disparity between his actions and his age, there are several hilarious moments throughout the story. For example, in one scene when the MC is talking to a wealthy second generation youngster, the MC acts more like a grandpa and gives advise/spoils the youngster, which is very awkward/funny since they are both physically around the same age.

For those who are looking for face slapping scenes, rejoice! There are plenty of face slapping moments throughout the novel, but the author doesn't exaggerate them, instead the author make these moments more realistic/detailed with a hint of a comedic undertone unlike in some cultivation novels where the face slapping scenes are full of "disbelief written on their face, speechless, don't know how to react, even if you beat them to death they won't believe it, etc." The face slapping moments in this novel are more down to Earth if that makes sense (this is the best way I can explain it lolz).

In terms of character development, the MC's character doesn't really change throughout the novel as it's not the point. The point I think is for the MC to learn about the new world he is in after the apocalypse, to reminisce about the apocalypse and remind the new generation not to take things for granted, and to enjoy life as the MC dabbles in multiple fields like entertainment, music, military, gaming, etc. The story is more of a slice of life genre as the readers follow along in the MC's journey as Fang Zhao try out different hobbies/activities, and here comes the plot armor, the MC manages to become successful and famous in every field he dabbles in. To some people, this story may seem boring, too much information/filler chapters, no character development, etc. But I think this story is very calming and entertaining to read about, especially when Fang Zhao surprises the world with another successful accomplishment in a field.

Lastly, there is no romance or harem! It is hard to come across a good novel without romance/harem/ecchi content, so I am very satisfied with this novel and am eagerly waiting for new chapters to come out! I highly recommend this novel for those who are looking for a break from those high-strung cultivation, action, thriller, or romance/harem novels! One more pro to this story is that the MC have pets, a very smart (transmigrated?) doggo and an adorably poisonous sea bunny! Give this novel a chance! <<less
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MewYi rated it
January 15, 2017
Status: c3
Premise seems intresting as of chapter 3. Gives off vibes of I am really a Superstar (no comedy yet) with more serious undertones. Feels likely some action/martial arts will be incoporated given MCs background.
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OfficePony rated it
March 10, 2018
Status: c151
One of the few series I check daily (and nightly) for updates. It's good stuff if you're looking for a good face-smacking reincarnation story. I rate it 5-stars simply for the wonderful translator: Master Barker. His translations are nearly perfect, or at least as close to perfect as I've seen in regards to grammar, word choice, and word flow.

Favorite thing about this story? Definitely the music portions. They are described so well I can almost hear them.
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Darkzeta rated it
December 30, 2017
Status: c40

Glad I saw the blurb and decided to give it a try. Loved it!

Now I will have to suffer with the other readers as we all wait for the next chapters to come out.

... more>> So if you loved the ideas of blending music with futuristic settings, like Macross, then you will LOVE this story.

I always liked the idea that an MC doesn't have to "win". He could in fact just Live, and grow and become more than just a trope.

So if you like the idea that music can be fun and interesting and yet even cooler if mixed with a futuristic setting similar to Macross. Give this a read. You may be surprised. <<less
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May 10, 2018
Status: c258
Its a very good story!!!

Its relaxing and entertaining to read especially when Fang Zhao is too OP!! That talent and Good luck of his is too amazing (。’▽’。) ♡

" The Golden finger "

Every arc has different focus: entertainment, gaming, "dog-sheep herding", military and others.

It appear to be too random but it suits the story because it keeps the reader entertained 😊😊

Good novel! ! I love it!!
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sakatakin rated it
March 18, 2018
Status: c164
This novel is just really, really good, and also thanks to the translator for the hard work!

Well this novel is really refreshing. No romance, just badass-ness. The MC, Fang Zhao, because of his past life living in an apocalyptic world hundreds of years before the present story, basically can handle everything that people throw to him. And he doesn't flaunt it, he just gave a poker face and a smile or two.

Most people underestimate him, and he doesn't go ballistic or anything, he just does his best and ends up... more>> shocking everyone else. He also can defend himself due to his past experiences so he ain't just talk. Fang Zhao is calm, and seems like an average guy.

Side characters are fun, and most would show up again. So far, most are very likable. <<less
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kcao1199 rated it
March 12, 2018
Status: c156
It's a nice story about an old man reborn five hundred years after his death into the body of a young college student. Throughout the story, we learn tidbits of his former life in the apocalyptic age he lived through. It's quite nice to see him gain success through not only his composition but other valuable skills. He has the personality of an old man and is quite down to earth, so there isn't any true face-slapping of arrogant foes, which makes it quite different from stories like I'm really... more>> a superstar. It's very enjoyable, and I would recommend it to people who enjoyed novels like God of Cooking or Big Life.

From what I've read so far, there doesn't seem to be the slightest signs of romance. This can be due to his advance age when he died. The story focuses on his career and the awe people feel when they see him. He is consistently compared to someone with an old man's personality later on. He is also recognized as an eccentric artist type.

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Monomololo rated it
January 14, 2018
Status: c100
Good story that's worth reading. The writer has a unique and creative take on the issue of apocalypse and reincarnation.

Update as of Chapter 100: Still pretty good, branching into other arcs pretty well.

... more>>

Gaming is a hobby of the main character and he does compositions specifically to get involved in the newest VR game that is based on his lifetime in the past. He'll gave to join the military since there's mandatory service. The only thing that seem a bit, (ok a lot), forced is his tiny mutt that he randomly found wandering the streets somehow being intimidating to sheep the size of cows and able to keep up with massive war-bred dogs that are ten times him size in sheep herding.

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Queen_FLEA rated it
May 18, 2019
Status: c410
Best web novel, maybe best novel, I have ever read, while the pace is slow it's enjoyable and interesting, the world building is amazingly done and quality hasn't decreased whatsoever from the first chapter to the latest. I enjoy how calm it is, it makes me feel relaxed and light while still excited to see what comes even when rereading it for the third time. Sometimes it even feels like I'm reading a real-life story, all characters are well-developed their interactions surprisingly realistic.

It is 100% worth paying for in order... more>> to read. <<less
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Naufal88 rated it
July 20, 2018
Status: c298
I'm so happy to read a novel with Cool-Headed MC the most, there'll be more thing to learn than some inferior MC that hot-headed.

This novels is rational, calm, and decisive because of his mental age, he care for his family even if it's just half-hearted, because he just care them as an elder toward later generation after Period of Destruction.

He really have the passion toward music because of his regret from his previous life, so that's why there's no romance in this novel, everyone is just a kid in the... more>> eyes of Fang Zhao, can 150 old-plus man have fancy toward 20 or more kids? I don't think so, he don't have any fetish toward that so far, dunno after he turn 30 or more, maybe his Great Grandpa/Grandma will introduce him to some offemale relative or he fall in love for some female later on. I hope Fang Zhao can fall in love. <<less
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SayMrrp rated it
June 20, 2018
Status: c269
An awesome novel by Lazy Cliche. His novels are generally really good, and I'm not disappointed this time either.

The story's quite upbeat, but is also elegant and descriptive. The musical descriptions aren't boring to me. I almost know nothing about music, but the novel is interesting. I've experienced a variety of emotions from reading the novel: happiness, amusement, and a bunch of heartfelt emotions. The characters in the novel may not be the most deep, but they are clear and memorable. There's a variety and they're interesting.

MC's pets aren't annoying... more>> either. They're cool. No romance so far. The amount of faceslapping isn't too excessive, but there's a lot. The hype is nice. The MC is the calm and mature type; he acts his age.

The novel isn't just about music; the MC explores other areas as well. The translator's comments at the bottom are amusing to me, and the translator often emphasizes that the MC is godlike. The MC is overpowered, but you can tell that he still has room for growth.

By the way, I really like Zaro, haha. <<less
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Caffae rated it
March 29, 2018
Status: c178
I read this all in one go and read the daily updates about as soon as they come out really :)

It's a pretty good fic, Fang Zhao (MC) always does something rather unexpected but not completely unbelievable and it builds off his knowledge from a past life and his composing skills (and general music related skills) really well.

It's very slow paced though
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WinByDying rated it
March 13, 2018
Status: c272
It reads fluently. Superb translation quality, great musical descriptions despite not being so technical, every trope (such as the reincarnation cheat or face slapping) is implemented in a somewhat modest and appropriate way. The characters are all somewhat realistic, no real infuriating illogical characters out there. Occasionally great comedy. #shepherdlife

The story is one dimensional. It's about the protagonist and he's great at everything. Well, it should have sides to it other than music but... Character development for the protagonist and side characters? World building? Not all that great. No real... more>> antagonists, no tension? Check.

Probably the worst novel by this author, Chronicles of the Primordial War and Star Rank Hunter are better.

Somewhere between 2 and 3, I enjoyed some of it so it'll be a 3. But not a wholehearted one. <<less
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March 7, 2018
Status: c148
Really reminds me of I'm really a superstar, but SOT is better in my opinion. SOT (so far) does not have the overly excited crowd bashing and cheering (wasted words to take up space and word count by ImRaS I feel). Also so far SOT has no s*upid overly sexual harem encounters.

Though perhaps SOT lacks some romance. Also if you are a composer - shouldn't you be writing some music? Though I like the whole dog story.

edit: PS I realized that the "second chance" type stories I enjoy the most... more>> is when the MC was Somebody in their past life. Regardless of a job and way of dying - the past life as a whole for me has to have some meaning. SOT has that, so despite its own little quirks I find it enjoyable and I am waiting for every chapter. <<less
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Hitexh rated it
February 15, 2018
Status: c89
It feels good to dream of being successful and to flip over the table to your way. This novel just did that, just like any second chance novel. I enjoy it so far, untill the MC begin to change his occupation to not only be musician, but also farmer. This jack of all trades seems going to make the hype become linear. I feel dissapointed with it, but lets see.. Just like Aria comment stated before, what this novel need is actually a good antagonist.
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Otwentyfirst rated it
February 5, 2018
Status: c97
It's a nice break from all those face slapping CN novels. This novel is more along the lines of mic drops for major events, which makes it refreshing and fun to read. It doesn't feel overly done as our MC is pretty down to earth.

The pacing is steady and there aren't any characters (other than maybe one at the very beginning) that make readers want to just kill. Everyone seems... sensible. There is some slight comedy, totally no romance, and enough tension to keep the story interesting. The descriptions are... more>> good too. I imagine the music to be like songs from RPG games along the lines of Final Fantasy, just skip to the 1:30 mark and pretend the people are trees. - https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=39j5v8jlndM

If I were to describe the story as an object I would describe it as a reliable go-to comfortable sweater.

Very much recommend the story. <<less
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