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  • Directed by Cast Member: Feng Sheng, who voices Nie Mingjue in the audio drama, is also the voice director.
  • Fandom Nickname:
    • Wei Wuxian is also called WiFi, due to a homonym between the Chinese word for Wi-Fi (无线) and his courtesy name Wuxian (无羡).
    • Lan Wangji is 汪叽, which is also a homonym of his courtesy name.
    • Lan Xichen is Brother-Reading Machine (读弟机) due to his ability to read his younger brother Wangji's infamously stoic facade.
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    • Jiang Cheng is Uncle (舅舅), because he's Jin Ling's uncle.
  • The Other Darrin: The characters have different actors in the donghua and the audio drama. Even the voice actors who have roles in both adaptations voice different characters.
  • Promoted Fanboy:
    • Several Chinese artists who drew the official art of the manhua and audio drama adaptations Mo Dao Zu Shi previously drew fanmade art of the novel.
    • Some of the voice actors who were cast in the fanmade song "Same Path, Different Routes" eventually starred in either the Animated Adaptation or the audio drama to play the characters they voiced. For the donghua, said voice actors are Bian Jiang (Lan Wangji), Guo Haoran (Jiang Cheng), and Yang Tianxiang (Jin Guangyao). Then for the audio drama, there's Song Ming (Lan Qiren), Feng Sheng (Nie Mingjue), Zhang Kai (Yu Ziyuan), and Shan Xin (younger!Lan Wangji).
      • Additionally, two of the singers that participated in the song ended up singing the official ending songs of the audio drama; with Aki Ajie (Wen Qing's singing voice) and Wu En (Lan Wangji's singing voice) performing the first and second ending songs, respectively.
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    • There's a fanmade audio drama that covers the Yi City arc, with Zhang Jie voicing Xue Yang and Wei Chao voicing Song Lan. Later on, the former gets cast as Wei Wuxian's official voice actor in the donghua, whereas the latter voiced Lan Wangji in the official audio drama.
  • Relationship Voice Actor:
    • Several of the cast in both the animated and audio drama adaptations of Mo Dao Zu Shi also starred in the The King's Avatar. Case in point: note 
      • Wei Wuxian = Ye Xiu (Zhang Jie)
      • Lan Wangji = Zhang Xinjie (Bian Jiang) - donghua = Wang Jiexi (Wei Chao) - audio drama
      • Jiang Cheng = Lin Jingyan, 《Cold Night》 (Guo Haoran) - donghua = 《Poplar Beach》 (Peng Yao) - audio drama
      • Jin Ling = Qiao Yifan (Su Shangqing)
      • Lan Jingyi = Yue Zhongmian (Wang Chenguang)
      • Lan Xichen = Zhou Zekai (Jin Xian)
      • Lan Qiren = Han Wenqing (Song Ming) - audio drama
      • Nie Huaisang = Sun Xiang (Liu Sanmu)
      • Yu Ziyuan = Chen Guo (Ji Guanlin)
      • Wen Qing = Tang Rou (Qiao Shiyu)
      • Jin Guangyao = Xu Boyuan (Yang Tianxiang)
      • Wen Ning = Gao Yingjie (Shao Tong) - donghua = Bao Rongxing (Teng Xin) - audio drama
      • Jin Zixuan = Liang Fang, Tang Hao (Gu Jiangshan)
      • Wen Chao = Chen Yehui (Liang Xiaoqiang)
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    • Zhang Jie, Yang Tianxiang, Guo Haoran, Su Shangqing, and Jin Xian worked together on the audio drama adaptation of the steampunk danmei novel Sha Po Lang, with the first two playing the main leads (also the Official Couple).
  • Talking to Herself:
    • Played with in this case; Qiao Shiyu one of the two voice actors cast in both the donghua and the radio drama, playing Wen Qing in the former and Jiang Yanli in the latter. The other is Wang Chenguang, who plays Lan Jingyi in the donghua and Su She in the audio drama.
    • Shan Xin voices both Wen Qing and child!Lan Wangji in the audio drama.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • According to the author, Wen Ning was supposed to die (permanently) after the Second Siege arc, and Jin Ling was to die next and, following Wen Ning's footsteps, be resurrected into a fierce corpse to help fight the Big Bad. However, she didn't go through with it as she felt that there wasn't enough foreshadowing to justify those moments, and that it may come across as angst written purely for shock value.
    • Nie Huaisang was originally written with a romantic (male) partner in mind, although the idea was scrapped in the final version.

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