Wuxia Manual

  • Mandarin Duck Blades by Jin Yong was first serialised in 1961 in the Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao.

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  • Overview of the Demi-Gods & Semi-Devils characters.

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  • What is jianghu

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    We encounter the term jianghu (江湖) so often in wuxia, but what is jianghu exactly?

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  • Beggars’ Guild

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    Beggars’ Guild Beggars’ Guild (丐帮; Gàibāng) was a fraternity organisation for beggars. The Guild was the largest organisation in the lands with over ten million of members. Its membership extended across both banks of the Yangtze River, within and beyond the Shanhai Pass to the east and Jiayu Pass to the west. With its massive…

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  • I’ve updated the Duan Yu article Duan Yu in our Wuxia Manual, also known as our wuxia wiki for those of you who are new. There’s a lot of changes made, mostly additions. Let me know who I should write about next. Changes: Completed the Biography section covering all major events throughout the novel. I…

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