"This term is use for those fiction set in a eastern culture background (Eastern Fantasy). In Xuanhuan you get five basic element (metal, wood, water, fire and earth), Chinese style gods, powerful animal monster like fox and tiger who can transform to human look, etc... It's like a mishmash of different elements and sometimes Xianxia-like elements are present. It's easy to confuse Xuanhuan with Xianxia. Simple definition: Eastern fantasy"