Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Quick Announcement on Swordsman


So good news. I will be joining forces with the guys and girls over at Jianghu to continuing subbing Swordsman. I will post the new episodes here when they come out, as well as upload them on my Youtube. Jianghu will be starting back from the beginning, but I'm going forward from the episodes which I already subbed. Jianghu is, as many of you probably already know, a wonderful and quality fansubbing team and I'm happy to be working with them. This also decrease a lot of the burden on me, so I'll be able to continue subbing without having it affect my other projects (Hua Xu Yin translation and Bu Bu Jing Xin fanfiction). Anyway, watch for a new update soon.

From the latest episodes, Swordsman no longer makes sense to me plotwise, but it is still very addicting. I'm watching it with two of my friends, one who is in love with the original novel and one who hasn't read it before, so I'm getting commentary from both sides. The only thing that annoys me is the characterization of Linghu Chong, who is supposed to be carefree and unbiased. Not really seeing that here. That is probably due to Yu Zheng's script rather than Wallace Huo's portrayal. At this point, I'm not even sure why I am watching since nothing about it appeals to me, not the story, the characters, the romance, or the fighting. Maybe it has to something to do with the reason below...


If this was a drama, I would watch it all day, every day.

24 comments:

  1. cool glad u are subbing it, you have done a very good job thanks

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  2. thanks for continuing subbing the new adaptation of xiao ao jianghu..
    i had watched two xiao ao jiang hu adaptation (2000 & 2001) before..and i never read the novel.
    my opinion from watching 3 episodes that you subbed, i really like the potrayal of ling hu chong here..
    since from 2000 linghu seems lovesick person whose like to be in bed..bedridden alltime:) and from 2001 he's more like cold person, gloomy..
    btw, there is some inconsistency in your sub from episode 2 n 3..ep 02 sixiong n simei but in ep03 change into big bro/senior and junior sis/lil junior..why dont u just call it 1st bro and lil sis.
    thanks alot

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  3. Oh man, I really CAN watch Wallace drinking allda errday (;

    & I'm glad you're teaming up with Jiang Hu Fansub. They're translations and video quality and just about everything is awesome ^^

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  4. when is ep 4 coming out ???

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  5. please continue subbing. :) thanks

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  6. Ronald Yudo AdityoMarch 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

    Thanks for subbing this series, although I am little bit disappointed to see the series. I had watched the Chow yun fat version, the Richie ren version & little bit the other 1 (2001 I believe). The problem is, how come none of them stick to original novel (the closest for me is the Chow yun fat version).

    Chow yun fat version: story line was great, setting not great due to in the old days they didnt shoot plenty in the outdoor

    Richie ren version: in my opinion Richie ren cant act (but I like his song though)

    2001 version: I dunno why, feel gloomy watching this version

    Now about this version.
    I dont get Dongfang bubai, was he a guy turned feminine or was she a girl?
    Linghu cong is not as playful & carefree.
    Dong fang likes Linghu?
    Madam yue is hot :)

    But I guess I have to watch till finish / at least half to see whether I will like it or not

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  7. you were subbing it fastly till you haven't joined jianghu now since you have joined jianghu you have mached there speed of subbing they are too slow take almost 6 months to sub single episode plz leeave them as they are otherwise we will lose a quality subber like you .....
    no offence

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  8. Hi all, to those that've been waiting. I'd like to say I'll be working with Chenguang to release the episodes as best as we can. Oh and no I'm not from Jianghu Fansubs(we all know how fast JH subs are..hehe). I'm just a freelancing dude who like this series ever since I was a kid. So yeah, we should have something by next week. So pls be patient with us and good returns will be in order. Ciao and thanks for the support!

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    1. thank you..you guys are rocks!!!! :D cant wait for ur sub... :-)

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    2. Thank you and very much appreciated!

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  9. http://www.viki.com/channels/7074-state-of-divinity
    those guys are subbing it, and it's pretty decent so if you really isnt into this project i guess u can drop it :) either way i appreciated you effort

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  10. don't be mean @Hoang do you know how difficult is to sub a single episode alone,it takes almost a day to sub single 40 minute episode with long concentration on translating dialogues and timing them with exact scene ,to get a feel of it just try subbing it or just try segmenting it on vikii and you'll know how time consuming it is and requires concentration ,...
    these guys are trying to subb that series for you without getting paid if you can't appreciate there efforts don't be rude ,it really lowers down the morale.. of the subbers , moreover what you are saying about vikii guys i do admit they are fast but the thing is that you never know when vikiii will put "video not available in your country " tag to the video episodes ,then what, where could you watch the episodes ,thanks to these freelance subber who make it possible for viewers to watch wuxia series without such tag , on separate multiple sources otherwise we would be restricted to watching eps on single source when it goes down all eps goes down....so dont't mind guys i appreciate your hardwork and plz go on subbing this series ......
    thanks again for subbing ......
    there is one request by me for the series "Bride with White Hair {2012)" could you take that series after this project is over thanks.


    Keep it up guys.... ...and thanks again for subbing......

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    1. indeed vikki rather hit and miss. Right now they undergoing a huge 'new look' at the site and everything even more of a mess than usual, lot of missing links and files not found.

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    2. true they have messed up there website big time, nothing working there ,why the hell they fucked up swiftly going website ...with a crappier version....

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  11. Thanks @Hoang for the comment. To each his own. Appreciate your comments.

    Thanks @dragosma. Yeah it does take sometime to do a sub for just an episdoe, appreciate that you understand our pain. Hope others share the same sentiment as you do. Bride with White Hair eh? Yeah we'll try to finish up the swordsman series first before we decide anything. I think chenguang has quite a number of projects going on. Will keep it open for now.=)

    Thanks guys. Just keep watching out for updates for the swordsman series. It'll happen soon. Just give us a lil bit more time to do some finishin touches. Thanks. =D


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    1. i was just saying that because he said that he doesnt want to spent his time on this project atm.. but it guess it could sound pretty douche. as i said i really appreciate what he did and would him to keep going, but giving him a option you know

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  12. xiexie ni !!!!

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  13. Folks..Appreciate the fine effort towards subbing this series... Was wondering if there's any timeline as to when episode 4 would be out? thks and keep up the great work.

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  14. Great work. Thank you so much my dear :)

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  15. thank you thank you. where can i start downloading this?

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