World-hopping or Power Fantasy (no JP or KR)

World-hopping or Power Fantasy (no JP or KR)
List is not in order. If you want to laugh, i also recommend Sun Knight and Cultivation Chat Group.

I really like power fantasies, and have specially fallen in love with the world-hopping genre. I don't enjoy romance in books or female authors, and JP and KR novels are cringe (Moonlight Scultor was fun back when i just started reading, though).

All books here have atleast a few hundred chapters translated. Please leave any recommendations in the comments.
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Liero Dirlewanger
Created: Aug 26th, 2020, Updated: Oct 18th, 2021
Created Aug 26th, 2020
Updated Oct 18th, 2021
CN (3.9)
104 Chapters Every 102.9 Day(s) 3767 Readers 63 Reviews 11-25-2017
Very good book from my favorite author (Get Lost). This book is peak power fantasy. In the first 200-300 chapters, i only liked it a bit. However, after the world-hopping starts, i fell in love. There's an arc where he reincarnates into a normal rabbit and has the objective of making the entire forest vegetarian (including the wolves). ... more>>
CN (4)
109 Chapters Every 0.9 Day(s) 6335 Readers 96 Reviews 03-14-2018
Very good, despite the Harem. Western fantasy. The plot is good and the world building is fantastic. ... more>>
CN (4.3)
25 Chapters Every 548.7 Day(s) 10576 Readers 284 Reviews 09-19-2002
Very good. Unique world, evil protagonist. Everyone knows this one, so i won't say more. No world-hopping
CN (4.3)
70 Chapters Every 99.9 Day(s) 10606 Readers 87 Reviews 10-23-2016
Good. This is a comedy novel with a really good plot and fantastic world building. No world hopping here, but the characters are very interesting and so is their powers. ... more>>
CN (4)
123 Chapters Every 390.7 Day(s) 3718 Readers 49 Reviews 09-07-2017
World hopping. Protagonist works in a very careful way, eventually becoming a giant devil which can manipulate people's sins.... more>>
CN (3.9)
1541 Chapters Every 7.4 Day(s) 6184 Readers 161 Reviews 10-23-2021
Story about an orphan growing stronger. He has some very interesting sworn-brothers. Only reason i read this is because it's from the same author as... more>>
CN (3.8)
0 Chapters Every 2000 Day(s) 6028 Readers 78 Reviews 09-25-2018
World-hopping. Book with a lot of faults, and the Author didn't even bother cominh up with his own worlds. Some arcs are quite boring. Still,... more>>
CN (3.7)
85 Chapters Every 49.2 Day(s) 591 Readers 20 Reviews 01-28-2020
World-hopping. Same author as Way of the Devil. Very flawed novel with a boring start. I only read it because i like the author. Still,... more>>
CN (4)
37 Chapters Every 32.6 Day(s) 868 Readers 31 Reviews 03-09-2020
World-hopping. A bit flawed, and doesn't really feel like a true power fantasy so far. Some arcs have quite s*upid worlds, and the Winter War arc made me cringe by how historically inaccurate it is. Still, i liked it. ... more>>
CN (4)
1204 Chapters Every 1.3 Day(s) 20789 Readers 470 Reviews 12-07-2017
Everyone knows this one. A flawed novel which plagiarized an earlier Get Lost novel. But it's also a lot of people's first "Evil Protagonist" novel,... more>>
CN (3.6)
39 Chapters Every 40.1 Day(s) 498 Readers 15 Reviews 06-05-2020
World-hopping. very flawed but decently fun. Cookie cutter novel about a big scary demon smashing stuff in different world. ... more>>
CN (3.6)
550 Chapters Every 0.5 Day(s) 2580 Readers 47 Reviews 09-01-2018
World-hopping. Written by Get Lost. It has a lot of flaws, mainly because the worlds feel way too long. Pacing issues plague the novel. Still, it has some fantastic moments. And i really mean it. The author really shows his creativity here. ... more>>
CN (3.9)
448 Chapters Every 1.3 Day(s) 5744 Readers 58 Reviews 01-27-2022
Translation is bad. The beggining is boring. For some reason, i stuck with it, and i'm glad i did. It's basically a collection of tales,... more>>
CN (4.2)
201 Chapters Every 43.1 Day(s) 3138 Readers 35 Reviews 07-15-2020
It's a fun world-hopping novel. It has it's fair share of flaws, but it's enjoyable and knows how to build a terror atmosphere.... more>>
CN (4.2)
34 Chapters Every 61.1 Day(s) 1451 Readers 23 Reviews 10-16-2020
3 stars. quite flawed but good if you don't have anything else of the same style to read.... more>>
CN (3.8)
212 Chapters Every 85.7 Day(s) 1827 Readers 21 Reviews 09-19-2020
Very good. Sadly it was dropped quite early (200 c), but i still enjoyed it
CN (3.2)
199 Chapters Every 1.8 Day(s) 401 Readers 4 Reviews 01-21-2022
By the same author as ultimate evolution, but it feels a lot more polished. Not many translated chapters, only enough for 3 worlds, but at... more>>
CN (3.9)
19 Chapters Every 35.7 Day(s) 284 Readers 19 Reviews 02-05-2021
very flawed, read if you are really bored and have nothing to read... more>>
CN (4.6)
180 Chapters Every 16.5 Day(s) 3575 Readers 58 Reviews 07-03-2021
Really good story. The first few chapters before she enters the Movie makes you think it's some garbage Josei face-slapping story, don't be lead astray... more>>
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  1. Daresan
    Daresan· Aug 27, 2020 02:44 AM

    WMW is the one that is very good not flawed at all. All the hype about RI but at end it all started with leylin. 

    You missed carefree path of dreams. This is same as way of the devil and i rate both of them equally but little bit biased towards way of the devil for mystery.

    And thumbs up for the good list. WMW must be higher though cause it is definitely better than most of the novels mentioned. I have read all the novels except custom made demon king and i can say your list is very well made for world hopping genre. Trafford's trading club is very good but it has no relation to this genre.

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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Aug 27, 2020 01:06 PM

      Will read it, thanks for the rec.

      WMW is aweasome, and the novel which influenced my reading taste he most. It made me addicted to CN novels and actual manly, ruthless protagonists. But after i read The Wizard World, i felt like the first 200+ chapters were just a copy. I'm not complaining from a moral standpoint. It's just that 1/4 of the book was written by Get Lost and just edited by The Plagiarist.  WMW is better than Wizard World, sure. But look at how much it copied early on, from what i can remember:

      They both are from noble families, they both train a bit in knight arts with the computer chip before going to wizard school, they both have an item which lets them get admitted into the school for free, they both go to a necromantic school, the school has an animal gatekeeper and a password, the early powerlevels are the exact same, the powers and way spells work are the same, the way they both delve into alchemy is the same, the way they both leave the school while they're apprentices to accumulate resources, the fact that they don't stay in school after becoming an official wizard, the fact that they're searching for the ancient wizard's way of power, the whole dreamrealm plot(not sure what it's called, the place where everything is weird). The only major difference early on is that WMW skips the first 20 chapters of Wizard World, and that's it.

      This made it a flawed book in my mind, since it basically grabbed the entire start of another book and only changed the middle and end of the story (which still are heavily influenced by TWW plotlines).

      I added Trafford it because i saw the different "stories" as a twist on world-hopping. But you're right, it's a different genre altogether

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    • cbase
      cbase· Aug 30, 2020 07:28 PM
      This man speaks the truth
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    • cbase
      cbase· Aug 30, 2020 07:30 PM

      @Liero Dirlewanger The author of WMG

      Is literally named "the plagiarist". He admits to bring his own Touch to existing Universes.

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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Aug 31, 2020 01:12 AM
      @cbase I know, it's just that i felt annoyed when i went to read TWW and realized that i had already read it. Just ranting, i guess.
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    • animefan217
      animefan217· Dec 3, 2020 12:06 AM
      @Liero Dirlewanger TTC yeah is more multiple POV and same while WMW started my ruthless mc craze not surprising his name is literally the plagiarist 
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  2. Sai San Yu
    Sai San Yu· Aug 27, 2021 09:54 AM
    There's a recently translated novel called fantasy simulator. It is world hopping so you may want to add that to the list. It has around 250 chapters translated.
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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Aug 27, 2021 03:45 PM
      Added, although i wasn't a fan. The novel is quite wasted potential
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  3. NothingIsEternal
    NothingIsEternal· Feb 28, 2021 04:42 PM
    Very good list of WH mc you might add
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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Mar 1, 2021 03:17 AM
      Hopefully qidian doesn't drop it...
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  4. Meap
    Meap· Dec 16, 2020 05:54 PM
    I like world-hopping novels. Wish there were more. 
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  5. FIEND
    FIEND· Nov 29, 2020 02:37 AM
    try doomsday wonderland as well
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  6. Deathlord
    Deathlord· Aug 29, 2020 09:16 AM
    Very well made list. I have read everything except Reverend Insanity, Devils cage. About WMW I have no complaints. For me it doesn't matter if it's plagiarism or not as long as it makes the novel interesting and believe me when I say TWW was not interesting at all.

    I could recommend some more for your list.
    Bank of the Universe (Trafford in fantasy world with a immature protagonist)
    Carefree Path of Dreams (somewhat of an upgrade to WMW, mc isn't evil per say but very selfish which I like)
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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Aug 29, 2020 06:42 PM
      Thanks for the recommendation. I started reading Carefree Path of Dreams yesterday. After that, i'll check out Bank of the Universe (sounds interesting. Leylin still falls short of being evil enough to own a bank)

      If you liked the rest of the list, i'm sure you'll love Reverend Insanity, 
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    • Daresan
      Daresan· Aug 31, 2020 12:14 PM

      @Liero Dirlewanger i really enjoyed 48 hours a day i mean writing is next level, the pirate arc was nostalgic and very entertaining. It is another high quality novel if author manages the same quality like up to 350. Lol switcherland and finland border got me laughing so hard but writing is exceptional. When author says mc is intelligent than mc is intelligent without sacrificing IQ of other characters. It feels real and awesome.

      Ultimate evolution was kinda okay but not that entertaining. Writing is subpar other characters dont feel alive. Mc is not intelligent at all but author keeps saying mc is intelligent i cant help but puke.

      The devil's cage was entertaining but too much happening in game and at the end mc is shut in neet who just plays game. Writing is at least better than ultimate evolution. More elaborate schemes and good intelligent characters.

      Custom made demon king was kind of meh. tr*shy writing has some redeeming qualities but system is too op and it makes everything brainless. I cant help but roll my eyes when mc thinks of himself as intelligent guy.

      Nightmare's call is good i mean i dont know i like all get lost novels except wizard world.

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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Aug 31, 2020 11:11 PM

      @Daresan 48 hours a day has a reallly cool concept. I have high hopes for it. Wonder if players remain as ordinary humans until the end.

      Ultimate Evolution was tr*sh, but his tank power is very fun to read about. I also like how he had a proper backstory as a sailor. I read it back when i was an unexperienced reader, so i enjoyed it more than i should have. The writer writes in a very odd way, i remember him describing himself (the author) drinking redbull atleast 3 times through the book. 

      After reading Way of the Devil, i realized that you shouldn't take the MC's of these kinds of novels seriously. They say they are smart, but instead just punch their way through. They say they're righteous, yet just do whatever they feel like. They say they don't rely too much on the system (lol). I just take it as a dose of ironic humor.

      If you find more novels, please do recommend them to me. I was starting to search Royal Road (clear.png) before being recommended Carefree Path of Dreams. I sure hope i never fall that low again.

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    • Daresan
      Daresan· Sep 1, 2020 03:33 AM

      @Liero Dirlewanger I am currently reading Reincarnation paradise hope you can give it a try. Translation is shitty but story is better i heard from someone but i dont know. It is infinity genre. And yea sage who transcended samsara it is the best novel ( i dont want to spoil you so i wont tell much but read it ). It is written by everyone's beloved cuttlefish that loves diving so you can expect a quality novel. The only downside is translation which sucks so hard i want to rip them apart for ruining such masterpiece but readable 

      I dont know i havent read high quality novels in a long time after LoM ,My house of horrors , Release that witch. 48 hours a day is novel that i will say is high quality. I found it very different from other 99% tr*shes only due to writing it feels smooth and flawless.  I will copy paste my list here i hope you can find something.

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    • Daresan
      Daresan· Sep 1, 2020 03:43 AM

      @Liero Dirlewanger 

      Absolute best novels ( My masterpiece )

      1. Lord of Mysteries ( There is no competition hands down ) by Cuttlefish that loves diving

      2. Martial Arts Master ( Best Romance + Action) by Cuttlefish that loves diving 

      3. My house of horrors ( Best horror + Thriller)

      4. Overlord ( Best Jap Novel + Excellent world building )

      5. I shall seal the heavens + Reverend insanity + Renegade immortal + WMW ( Best CN cultivation novels + mature shounen)

      6. Way of the devil + Carefree path of dreams + Mystical journey ( Best adventure + travelling novel + Mature shounen )

      7. Release that Witch ( Best kingdom building + Military)

      8. Throne of Magical Arcana ( Excellent world building + adventure ) by Cuttlefish that loves diving

      9. Trafford's Trading club ( Best Psychological + OP MC novel - Sadly translation has stopped )

      10. Ze Tian ji + World of Cultivation + Zhu xian ( Good plot + Cultivation )

      11. Cultivation chat group + legend of sun knight ( good comedy novels )

      12. Sage who Transcended samsara.( Great novel ruined by translation ) by Cuttlefish that loves diving

      Visit this thread for more info.

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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Sep 1, 2020 03:34 PM

      @Daresan Thanks a lot bro. I've already read all of them except Reincarnation Paradise, since i was waiting for more translated chapters. I'll start reading it soon enough, i guess.

      I'll give my thoughts about the less known Cuttlefish that Loves Diving novels, since you seem to really like him.

       I read a few hundred chapters of The Sage who Transcended Samsara. The translation is terrible, and on a novel which relies so much on plotting and intelligence, it's basically novel ruining. I really liked early on when he was a bloodthirsty monk, but afterwards he became a generic cultivator protag.  I also didn't like how every world is just generic CN cultivation world, never changing. I agree with you, with a better translation it'd be a good novel.

       I read Martial Arts Master. The name is very misleading, since it's a romance novel which barely touches on cultivation outside of combat. It was cute, but it's annoying how much combat there is for a romance novel, specially since only about half involves the MC. 

      Throne of Magical Arcana i dropped early on, around chapter 70 i think. Didn't like how nothing was happening, and how the focus was on music. Do you think that if i stuck on with it for a few dozen chapters longer i'd like it?

      I really hope Webnovel picks up more The Plagiarist novels and the sequel to Devil's Cage, but they seem to be more focused on BL and female romance novels nowadays, since those are the most popular on the site.

      Again, thanks for the recs bro. I recently read Mages are too OP, which i thought was a fun little novel, but far from a masterpiece. You should try it if you haven't.

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    • Daresan
      Daresan· Sep 4, 2020 01:58 AM

      @Liero Dirlewanger brother i think You should try those cuttlefish's novels again and read it till the end. His novels are very different from usual bullshit. There is no chinese author whose novels are as well written as his. His each novel are take on different genre, which he suceeds each time. World building is very intricate, intelligent and humanlike characters, overeaching plot ,different twist and turns throughout the story. His novels are completely on different level than rest.

      Shitty translator ruined his most of the work. Only lord of mysteries has good translation

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    • FIEND
      FIEND· Nov 29, 2020 02:36 AM
      @Daresan Was i the one who recommended it ? I was posting re paradise like crazy on every forum this year tbh
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  7. maddox9
    maddox9· Nov 15, 2020 08:01 PM
    The author ruined mystical journey towards the end and the end of the novel was totally s*upid don't even get me started on the last 3 arcs ok third to the last wasn't that bad but in the final 2 arcs the MC was behaving as a completely different person he degraded from the MC I knew in the 1st and 2nd arc to a hormone controlled teenager and the decisions he made towards the end of the last arc doesn't even make sense in any way
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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Nov 17, 2020 02:53 AM

      yeah, it's a novel which is kind of boring, except for some key moments where it's aweasome

      it really drags on for far too long

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    • FIEND
      FIEND· Nov 29, 2020 02:35 AM

      Trafford doesnt belong here. Also how far did u get in trafford. Cuz i read up to 1000, and god I realize now that I would rather watch paint dry, chip off and then turn to dust than read that insipid nonsense ever again

      You are missing out on the greatest world jump series ever called Reincarnation paradise. and holy sh*t ur also missing out on soul of negary.

      here are some recs




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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Nov 30, 2020 05:06 PM

      @FIEND Soul of Negary and Reincarnation Paradise is on my list, i'm waiting for more chapters to be translated. Catching up on the like 15 novels i still haven't finished yet

      Trafford i read until 300-400, i think. It was very enjoyable, but it was also at the time i was just starting to read this kind of novel, so everything was nice and pretty

      Thanks for the recs man. Will check them out. It feels oddly agonizing to not have anything to read in the future, even though i still have so many chapters to read.

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    • animefan217
      animefan217· Dec 28, 2020 11:29 PM
      @Liero Dirlewanger is a world hopping novel
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    • Liero Dirlewanger
      Liero Dirlewanger· Author · Dec 31, 2020 04:22 PM
      @animefan217 it's already on the list, but thanks :D
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