Congqian Youzuo Lingjianshan (从前有座灵剑山, literally “There was a Spirit Blade Mountain” is a Chinese xianxia web novel series written by Guowang Bixia (国王陛下, a pen name meaning “His Majesty the King”, and a manhua version was hosted on the Tencent comics portal since 2014. An anime adaptation co-produced by Tencent and Studio Deen named Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage (霊剣山 星屑たちの宴, literally “Spirit Blade Mountain: Feast of the Stardust” premiered in January 2016, which was simulcast in Chinese and Japanese. Second season aired in Jan, 2017.
Twelve years ago in Kyuushu, an epic event occurred in which a falling comet brought upon an unknown calamity to the world. At the same time as this natural phenomenon, a baby boy named Ouriku whose soul was touched by this mysterious entity was born, oblivious to his inevitable destiny. In present day, almost nobody remembers this great star event. However, a powerful family of the Reiken clan have decided to conduct an entrance examination at the God’s assembly. Their goal is to find the most talented and powerful disciples, fit to work as sages. Ouriku decides to take this exam, unaware of the special powers he possesses. Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage is the story of Ouriku and his journey to becoming a powerful sage.