Disgustingly overrated novels.

Disgustingly overrated novels.
This is my list of the novels that left a particularly bad aftertaste after finishing them. That is if I was able to finish them, some WNs here are so awful I've got no choice but to stop reading them. Or you can call it as my personal hate list. The reason for its creation is me being bored out of my mind, and to release some of my frustration. Obviously, this list contains my personal, unparalleled holy opinion, which can't be challenged by anyone. My word is the law and I am always right!
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Created: Oct 4th, 2019, Updated: Sep 1st, 2020
Created Oct 4th, 2019
Updated Sep 1st, 2020
KR (4.4)
20 Chapters Every 118.7 Day(s) 23465 Readers 463 Reviews 07-09-2019
It's a trap, guys! Just look at this title, cover, tags and description! No way in hell would you expect a ret*rded pushover as a protagonist here, right? But it is exactly what awaits unsuspecting readers. MC always acts like a typical virg*n Japanese hero.... more>>
KR (4.2)
21 Chapters Every 142.6 Day(s) 20898 Readers 394 Reviews 06-26-2018
While reading this one I've felt nothing but annoyance. Typical example of an unskilled/foolish author trying to portray a clever protagonist but failing miserably. MC got an ability to edit his own profile/status panel, but the things he does with it will make even a rural shaman on drugs to gasp in wonder. Another torturous thing here is the romance. The said romance is the reason why our poor shaman started to use drugs in the first place. You just can't read this in a normal state of mind and remain sane.... more>>
CN (4.5)
689 Chapters Every 492.6 Day(s) 24719 Readers 359 Reviews 09-25-2017
You can divide this novel into two parts. A good, readable one, and greedy author's continuous attempt to milk it somehow. If the first part is a decent kingdom building story, the second one could only be described as the author's chuunibyou syndrome coupled with incomprehensible delusions at work.... more>>
KR (4.6)
0 Chapters Every 2115 Day(s) 21331 Readers 438 Reviews 07-03-2018
Another example of the misleading title/description. Even at the start of the story our MC sets an aim for himself to become stronger than original protagonist, so he wouldn't be sacrificed or pushed around by anyone. But unbeknownst to us, some mysterious sh*t started to happen. Maybe the author is a female or just a latent homosexual, but with the author's help our MC transformed into a devoted fanboy, who is wholeheartedly supporting the original protagonist and spouting some cringy lines from time to time for his sake. The amount of yaoi novels is already shocking, and this one here is like an undercover secret agent of this satanic genre.... more>>
CN (4.1)
261 Chapters Every 203.6 Day(s) 7287 Readers 67 Reviews 12-27-2015
Another novel with a good start but a detestable ending. Just remembering it now makes me shudder from disgust. This novel is also the reason why I've avoided anything else with the so-called 'infinity' template in it like plague. MC here is not so simple. It's hard to understand if he is somewhat clever, just normal or an autist. He can do something clever once in a while and then continue being a vegetable. And this once in a while thingy gives you hope that maybe story will be better in the not so distant future, but no. Author has obviously bitten more than he can chew. The futher into the story you go, the... more>>
CN (4.3)
526 Chapters Every 133.6 Day(s) 8025 Readers 94 Reviews 09-05-2023
This one is a very, very strange story. It could be a good comedy but all the jokes in the novel became repetitive. MC is supposed to be an emotional eunuch but for reasons unknown he is often trying to push some pervy pranks. It is very contradicting, to say the least. But this is not the reason why I am calling this novel strange. Also it is supposed to be a comedy, author is persistently forcing some weird and obscure bullsh*t into the story. This drivel sounds really mysterious and tragic, but it is completely unnecessary here. The only thing this incomprehensible nonsense achieved is ruining the novel's atmosphere.... more>>
KR (4.2)
39 Chapters Every 134.5 Day(s) 3225 Readers 80 Reviews 10-14-2018
Another illogical novel. The author is trying to push his own pe*verted vision of how a successful author is supposed to be like. 'I've reincarnated into a printing machine' will be a much better fit for this garbage's title. The whole thing is so one-dimensional it leaves me speechless. As for MC, he is so damn apathetic you can call him a living printer, or a brick, if you exclude his ability to write. The worst part of this rubbish is the novel's ending. It feels like author randomly pulled it out of his arse.... more>>
JP (4.5)
3 Chapters Every 87 Day(s) 11623 Readers 108 Reviews 04-09-2024
Novel with the most flawed and unreasonable world building I've ever seen and completely one-dimensional characters.... more>>
CN (4.1)
20 Chapters Every 186.1 Day(s) 9990 Readers 105 Reviews 09-07-2016
Mature version of the pokemon series. And that's the only positive thing about this novel. The author basically shot himself in the leg with his s*upid setting where normal pokemons can't evolve. With this one simple move author created the world where MC is the only entity with brain. The battles in this novel are nothing but farce. They look like that:... more>>
KR (4)
223 Chapters Every 13.2 Day(s) 7384 Readers 64 Reviews 02-29-2024
A dull story with absolutely useless MC. The only thing he is capable of doing is using his cheat. Nothing remarkable here.... more>>
CN (3.9)
152 Chapters Every 193.5 Day(s) 6031 Readers 165 Reviews 05-23-2017
Another apathetic piece of brick as a protagonist. Though as far as I remember the plot was quite decent, but MC's personality ruined the whole story. If I am not mistaken the only motivation MC has is that he doesn't want to die? He has no other wishes or desires. Dull and pathetic. Especially for an action genre.... more>>
KR (3.9)
21 Chapters Every 188.4 Day(s) 16844 Readers 182 Reviews 09-09-2016
Started good but ended horribly. Nothing too shocking or revolting here, just a completely unorganized ending. Feels like the author lost interest in writing it or was completely out of ideas.... more>>
CN (4.1)
226 Chapters Every 353.9 Day(s) 12477 Readers 173 Reviews 05-08-2016
I'm not really sure if I should add this one here or not, but I think it wouldn't be a mistake either. You can call it a result of unlucky coincidences. It will be okay to read it as your first xianxia novel, but unfortunately for me, it was my tenth or so. I've decided to give it a try after reading ISSTH and AWE, and it was bleak and boring in comparison. Well, as it was written in 2009, you can see nothing but cliche and standard repetitive plot in it now, with awfully written romance like a cherry on top. MC is supposed to be cold, cool and ruthless, but he actually adds... more>>
CN (4.3)
38 Chapters Every 223.8 Day(s) 1217 Readers 47 Reviews 03-27-2020
JP (3.7)
416 Chapters Every 59 Day(s) 10990 Readers 100 Reviews 12-19-2021
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  1. Lacking Motivation
    Lacking Motivation· Oct 5, 2019 07:23 AM
    For some, I will have to agree to disagree. Most specifically the first one, the rest I pretty much agree with you.
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  2. Liero Dirlewanger
    Liero Dirlewanger· Oct 9, 2020 04:02 PM

    If only i had found your list before reading them...

    Except i liked Monarch of Evernight, but hey. Everything else was shit.

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  3. anhrefn
    anhrefn· Oct 6, 2019 03:14 AM

    "Status: Completed after sacrificing several years of my lifespan Status: Completed after sacrificing several years of my lifespan"

    hahaha I laughed clear.pngclear.png

    I recommend you to read When I Was Summoned to Another World with RPG Style, [Likes NTR] Skill Appeared to recover it clear.png

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