Even online books have to use colourful covers to lure in readers. Image: Handout Even online books have to use colourful covers to lure in readers. Image: Handout
Even online books have to use colourful covers to lure in readers. Image: Handout

Chinese publishers see AI translation as the killer app for pushing web novels overseas

  • China’s web novel platforms are using AI to speed up and lower the cost of translation for overseas expansion
  • Some are sceptical about the quality of AI translations, but others say plot-driven web novels only need to be entertaining

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
Even online books have to use colourful covers to lure in readers. Image: Handout Even online books have to use colourful covers to lure in readers. Image: Handout
Even online books have to use colourful covers to lure in readers. Image: Handout
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