Wuxia, martial arts stories about heroes and outlaws, used to be one of the most popular literary genres in the Chinese-speaking world. After countless novels, films and video games, how are the creators of China’s “knight errant” stories modernizing the genre?
- Gigi Chang: wuxia translator
- Lai Jingping: Wuxiaworld founder and CEO
- Felix Lou: former vice-managing director of Xiangshan Film Studio & Skywood Founder
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With thanks to Ren Jiayin for production assistance and Sean Calvo for music support.