What a Beautiful Duwang

Meaning

What does What a Beautiful Duwang mean?

What a beautiful Duwang refers to a memorable quote from a badly translated JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable manga.

The line, which gets Otakus asking Is That a JoJo Reference?” gained a lot of popularity online, as for a long while it was the only available English translation.

The term Duwang is said to be a mistranslation of a fictional town in the series, called Morioh.

Origin

What's the origin of What a Beautiful Duwang?

While the exact origin of the translation is not known, the most accepted theory behind the conception of “What a beautiful Duwang” comes from a Chinese JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure fan, who attempted to translate the manga for a school project.

Spread & Usage

How did What a Beautiful Duwang spread?

The fact that the badly executed translation was the only available English rendition of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable has led the “What a beautiful Duwang” meme to become an inside joke among fans of the series.

In 2013 and 2014, a group calling themselves the Invincible Trio published their own refined translation of the manga, however they kept a lot of memorable Duwang lines.

Starting in 2015, YouTube parody videos, featuring the line “What a beautiful Duwang” would also appear.

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