One more day till the Ode to Joy 2 air! Updated with new trailers and press conference videos! My excitement is so high that I hope it won’t disappoint.
Title: Ode to Joy 2 (欢乐颂 第二季)
# of episodes: 52
Release date: May 11, 2017
Synopsis: The continuation of this simple story on 5 different women sharing the top floor of an apartment building as they each go through family, financial, relationship, and career related struggles. Some of the questions to be answered in the upcoming season: Who will Andy end up with? Will Fang Shengmei finally be happy? Will Qu Xiaoxiao and Zhao Qiping end up together? Will Qiu Yingying and Yi Qing be in a relationship? One thing is sure: these questions will be answered in season 2!
- Liu Tao as An Di (31). Independent, meticulous and intelligent, she is a capable career woman. However, her cold temperament prevents her from socializing with others. An Di returns home from New York in order to search for her long-lost younger brother, and unexpectedly gets stuck between the affections of two men; her online friend Wei Wei and long-time boss Tan Zongming.
- Jiang Xin as Fan Shengmei (30). A HR executive at a foreign company. Experienced, worldly and has a sense of justice, she is known as the Princess of the Streets (Alley Princess). She comes from a poor family and her only wish is to marry a rich man. After she reunites with her university classmate Wang Baichuan, Shengmei gets stuck in a dilemma.
- Wang Ziwen as Qu Xiaoxiao (24). The daughter of a rich businessman, who moves back home from studying overseas to prevent her half-brother from taking over her father’s company. She is honest, sassy and fierce. When she meets the arrogant Zhao Qiping, sparks start to fly between them.
- Yang Zi as Qiu Yingying (23). A regular employee who comes from a small city. She is straightforward and simple, shows her love and hate clearly, and often acts on impulse. Befuddled by things in life, she often gets herself in awkward situations.
- Bridgette Qiao as Guan Ju’er (22). An intern at Forbes 500 Company. Coming from an academic family, she is quiet, introverted and gentle. As she enters the workplace and meets different people, Guan Guan starts to question her identity and aspirations.
Yay found a trailer that is Eng subbed. It was nice of Wangkai International to sub this trailer for people! =D
Added April 13, 2017
Added March 20, 2017
Added Dec 29, 2016
Initial stills of the cast released Oct,2016
Ode to Joy 2 first press conference with a lot of performances from the cast.
Ode to Joy 2 second press conference
Ode to Joy 2 press conference in Hangzhou. I thought it was the most funny and interesting one out of all the press conferences. The games were funny and the re-acting scenes were amazing!! Skip to 31 min – Wang Ziwen and Bridgette Qiao were amazing when they were acting opposites of each other and Liu Tao and Yang Shuo proposal scene!
Fan Sheng Mei introduction
Qu Xiao Xiao introduction
Guan Ju’er introduction
Qiu Ying Ying’s introduction
Filming started in September 2016 to January 8th, 2017
Added January 11, 2017: Filming ending celebration!!!
Silly pictures of the ladies having fun =D