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* TranslationTrainWreck: Not as bad as, say the LiveActionAdaptation of ''Literature/TheKingsAvatar'', but the official [=WeTV=] subtitles of ''The Untamed'' has a lot of gramatically-incorrect or poorly phrased translations to be found. While this is downplayed in the Viki subtitles, the problems ''still'' exist.

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* TranslationTrainWreck: Not as bad as, say the LiveActionAdaptation of ''Literature/TheKingsAvatar'', but the official [=WeTV=] subtitles of ''The Untamed'' has a lot of gramatically-incorrect or poorly phrased translations to be found. While this is downplayed in the Viki and Netflix subtitles, the problems ''still'' exist.


* FriendlyFandoms: Because the earliest fans of the ''The Untamed'' were Chinese entertainment consumers, they were also fond of the Korean pop group, {{Music/EXO}} which had a strong Chinese fanbase due to its old Mandarin subunit, EXO-M. Much of the cast for ''The Untamed'' are also EXO fans with lead actor Xiao Zhan citing Sehun as his favorite EXO member. The Chinese fanbase for ''The Untamed'' gets along very well with the EXO fanbase but it has generated some drama in the international ''The Untamed'' fanbase as EXO's [[FandomRivalry fandom rival]] {{Music/BTS}} is far more popular outside of China. Some fans of Chinese entertainment (known as 'C-ent fans') completely disavow any connections to [[KoreanPopMusic K-pop]] fandoms for how loud they are (particularly those on Western "stan Twitter") and do not like K-Pop fans being involved in C-drama or C-Pop fandoms.

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* FriendlyFandoms: Because the earliest fans of the ''The Untamed'' were Chinese entertainment consumers, they were also fond of the Korean pop group, {{Music/EXO}} which had a strong Chinese fanbase due to its old Mandarin subunit, EXO-M. Much of the cast for ''The Untamed'' are also EXO fans with lead actor Xiao Zhan citing Sehun as his favorite EXO member. The Chinese fanbase for ''The Untamed'' gets along very well with the EXO fanbase but it has generated some drama in the international ''The Untamed'' fanbase as EXO's [[FandomRivalry fandom rival]] {{Music/BTS}} is far more popular outside of China. Some fans of Chinese entertainment (known as 'C-ent fans') completely disavow any connections to [[KoreanPopMusic K-pop]] fandoms for how loud and arguably disrespectful they are (particularly those on Western "stan Twitter") and do not like K-Pop fans being involved in C-drama or C-Pop fandoms.


* FriendlyFandoms: Because the earliest fans of the ''The Untamed'' were Chinese entertainment consumers, they were also fond of the Korean pop group, {{Music/EXO}} which had a strong Chinese fanbase due to its old Mandarin subunit, EXO-M. Much of the cast for ''The Untamed'' are also EXO fans with lead actor Xiao Zhan citing Sehun as his favorite EXO member. The Chinese fanbase for ''The Untamed'' gets along very well with the EXO fanbase but it has generated some drama in the international ''The Untamed'' fanbase as EXO's [[FandomRivalry fandom rival]] {{Music/BTS}} is far more popular outside of China. Some fans of Chinese entertainment (known as 'C-ent fans') completely disavow any connections to [[KoreanPopMusic K-pop]] fandoms for how loud they seem to be and do not like K-Pop fans being involved in C-drama or C-Pop fandoms.

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* FriendlyFandoms: Because the earliest fans of the ''The Untamed'' were Chinese entertainment consumers, they were also fond of the Korean pop group, {{Music/EXO}} which had a strong Chinese fanbase due to its old Mandarin subunit, EXO-M. Much of the cast for ''The Untamed'' are also EXO fans with lead actor Xiao Zhan citing Sehun as his favorite EXO member. The Chinese fanbase for ''The Untamed'' gets along very well with the EXO fanbase but it has generated some drama in the international ''The Untamed'' fanbase as EXO's [[FandomRivalry fandom rival]] {{Music/BTS}} is far more popular outside of China. Some fans of Chinese entertainment (known as 'C-ent fans') completely disavow any connections to [[KoreanPopMusic K-pop]] fandoms for how loud they seem to be are (particularly those on Western "stan Twitter") and do not like K-Pop fans being involved in C-drama or C-Pop fandoms.


* FriendlyFandoms: Because the earliest fans of the ''The Untamed'' were Chinese entertainment consumers, they were also fond of the Korean pop group, {{Music/EXO}} which had a strong Chinese fanbase due to its old Mandarin subunit, EXO-M. Much of the cast for ''The Untamed'' are also EXO fans with lead actor Xiao Zhan citing Sehun as his favorite EXO member. The Chinese fanbase for ''The Untamed'' gets along very well with the EXO fanbase but it has generated some drama in the international ''The Untamed'' fanbase as EXO's [[FandomRivalry fandom rival]] {{Music/BTS}} is far more popular outside of China.

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* FriendlyFandoms: Because the earliest fans of the ''The Untamed'' were Chinese entertainment consumers, they were also fond of the Korean pop group, {{Music/EXO}} which had a strong Chinese fanbase due to its old Mandarin subunit, EXO-M. Much of the cast for ''The Untamed'' are also EXO fans with lead actor Xiao Zhan citing Sehun as his favorite EXO member. The Chinese fanbase for ''The Untamed'' gets along very well with the EXO fanbase but it has generated some drama in the international ''The Untamed'' fanbase as EXO's [[FandomRivalry fandom rival]] {{Music/BTS}} is far more popular outside of China. Some fans of Chinese entertainment (known as 'C-ent fans') completely disavow any connections to [[KoreanPopMusic K-pop]] fandoms for how loud they seem to be and do not like K-Pop fans being involved in C-drama or C-Pop fandoms.

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* FriendlyFandoms: Because the earliest fans of the ''The Untamed'' were Chinese entertainment consumers, they were also fond of the Korean pop group, {{Music/EXO}} which had a strong Chinese fanbase due to its old Mandarin subunit, EXO-M. Much of the cast for ''The Untamed'' are also EXO fans with lead actor Xiao Zhan citing Sehun as his favorite EXO member. The Chinese fanbase for ''The Untamed'' gets along very well with the EXO fanbase but it has generated some drama in the international ''The Untamed'' fanbase as EXO's [[FandomRivalry fandom rival]] {{Music/BTS}} is far more popular outside of China.

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** Nobody likes Wen Chao, but everybody ''loves'' the way He Peng played the character and praised him for capturing every despicable aspect about the character perfectly. On a lesser note, many have said the same about Lu Enjie in her role as Wang Lingjiao.


* SceneryPorn: Many the location sets in the show are gorgeous to the last detail, even if it falls victim to ConspicuousCG once in a while.

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* SceneryPorn: Many the location sets in the show are gorgeous to the last detail, even if it falls victim to ConspicuousCG SpecialEffectsFailure once in a while.


* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Really popular in Thailand. So much so that it became a trending Twitter topic in Thailand and even a fan-meeting with the actors visiting Thailand happened.



* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Really popular in Thailand. So much so that it became a trending Twitter topic in Thailand and even a fan-meeting with the actors visiting Thailand happened.



** In ''Series/GoodbyeMyPrincess'' Zhu Zan Jin (Jin Guangyao) plays a scheming government minister who arranges the death of his rival. Replace "government minister" with "Chief Cultivator", and that also describes his character here.

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** In ''Series/GoodbyeMyPrincess'' Zhu Zan Jin Zanjin (Jin Guangyao) plays a scheming government minister who arranges the death of his rival. Replace "government minister" with "Chief Cultivator", and that also describes his character here.

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** In ''Series/GoodbyeMyPrincess'' Zhu Zan Jin (Jin Guangyao) plays a scheming government minister who arranges the death of his rival. Replace "government minister" with "Chief Cultivator", and that also describes his character here.


* ItsTheSameSoItSucks: In a way. As stated below (see TheyChangedItSoItSucks), one of the fans complaint's about how the series adapted the novel's plot involves the Yi City arc being rushed. Consequently, the fans' main gripe with the ''The Living Dead'' is how it basically recycled the plot of the same arc but with a completely different set of characters who aren't even from the novel -- to the point of stating that it would have been better if the production crew had just made it into a half-recap, half-expansion movie about the Yi City storyline.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: In a way. As stated above, one of the fans complaint's about how the series adapted the novel's plot involves the Yi City arc being rushed. Consequently, the fans' main gripe with the first sequel movie, ''The Living Dead'', is how it basically recycled the plot of the same arc but with a completely different set of characters who aren't even from the novel -- to the point of stating that it would have been better if the production crew had just made it into a half-recap, half-expansion movie about the Yi City arc.


* FandomEnragingMisconception: ''The Untamed'' is '''''NOT''''' the original story to which the novel and the ''donghua'' are adaptations of. This is especially egregious since a simple research would prove that the novel was published in 201'''6''', the ''donghua'' aired since 201'''8''', and the live-action aired in 201'''9'''. For extra good measure, the ''manhua'' was released in late 201'''7''', while the audio drama was released around a month ''before'' the ''donghua'' aired.

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* FandomEnragingMisconception: ''The Untamed'' is '''''NOT''''' the original story to which the novel and the ''donghua'' are adaptations of. This is especially egregious since a simple research would prove that the novel was published in 201'''6''', 201'''5''', the ''donghua'' aired since 201'''8''', and the live-action aired in 201'''9'''. For extra good measure, the ''manhua'' was released in late 201'''7''', while the audio drama was released around a month ''before'' the ''donghua'' aired.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation:
** Jin Guangyao. Was he a ManipulativeBastard from the beginning? Was he sincere about anything he said in the temple? Did he ever care for Lan Xichen at all? Opinions vary wildly.
** Nie Huaisang. Some people think he's a basically decent man who was forced by circumstances to become a ManipulativeBastard. Others think he's another Jin Guangyao.


* FandomEnragingMisconception: ''The Untamed'' is '''''not''''' the original story to which the novel and the ''donghua'' are adaptations of. This is especially egregious since a simple research would prove that the novel was first published in 201'''6''', the ''donghua'' aired since 201'''8''', and the live-action aired in 201'''9'''.

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* FandomEnragingMisconception: ''The Untamed'' is '''''not''''' '''''NOT''''' the original story to which the novel and the ''donghua'' are adaptations of. This is especially egregious since a simple research would prove that the novel was first published in 201'''6''', the ''donghua'' aired since 201'''8''', and the live-action aired in 201'''9'''.201'''9'''. For extra good measure, the ''manhua'' was released in late 201'''7''', while the audio drama was released around a month ''before'' the ''donghua'' aired.



** Even before ''The Untamed'', Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo were already rising stars in the entertainment media, but many were skeptical on whether they would do the protagonists justice. After the series aired, everyone agreed that they ''are'' the quintessential choices for Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji, respectively. Xiao Zhan was able to encapsulate every aspect about Wei Wuxian in both facial expression and physical movement, and Wang Yibo perfectly captured Lan Wangji's duality of cold stoicism and passionate emotion.

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** Even Months before ''The Untamed'', Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo were already rising stars in the entertainment media, but Untamed'' had aired, many were skeptical on whether they Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo would do the protagonists justice.justice, especially as they only had one other major acting role beforehand. After the series aired, everyone agreed that they ''are'' the quintessential choices for Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji, respectively. Xiao Zhan was able to encapsulate every aspect about Wei Wuxian in both facial expression and physical movement, and Wang Yibo perfectly captured Lan Wangji's duality of cold stoicism and passionate emotion. The fact that both won awards for their performances just hammers in this trope.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: In a way. As stated above, one of the fans complaint's about how the series adapted the novel's plot involves the Yi City arc being rushed. Consequently, the fans' main gripe with the first sequel movie, ''The Living Dead'', is how it basically recycled the plot of the same arc but with a completely different set of characters who aren't even from the novel -- to the point of stating that it would have been better if the production crew had just made it into a half-recap, half-expansion movie about the Yi City arc.

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* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: While it's not exactly up to the standards of Hollywood blockbusters, it can't be denied that the quality of the special effects of the sequel movies is a ''huge'' step up from that of the series itself.

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