July Airing Schedule

Here are the batch of July airing dramas. This is technically my first time doing this, but I’ll try to cover as much dramas as I can. Will update as we go along~

[7/20/2018 Took out Peace in Palace Peace in Chang’An and also Evolution of Love, Added Story of Yan Xi Palace]

[7/10/2018: Adjusted the date of Sword of Legends to July 12th and added the drama Youth]

[Update 7/4/2018: Added Sand Sea]

[Update 7/2/2018: Added Drug Hunter, Judo High, Peace in Palace Peace in Chang’An, and Always With You. Shifted date of One and Another Him to July 18th]

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[Recap] Legend of Fuyao Episode 5-9

TitleLegend of Fuyao (扶摇)

# of episodes: 66

Release date: June 18, 2018

Starring: Yang Mi, Ethan Ruan, Vengo Gao

Broadcast schedule: 2 episodes every Monday – Thursday

Where to watchViki (subbed); Youtube (raw)

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Rankings: First Half of 2018

Overall, I feel that this has been a pretty bad year for cdramas. All the strict SARFT regulations and lack of creative stories have resulted in a very weak first half. This has been reflected with low ratings and online views, even those with popular celebrities have not faired that well. If you look at ratings last year you will see a huge difference. Let’s hope the second half of the year provides better content.

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[Thread] Legend of Fuyao

Who else is excited for Legend of Fuyao!!? First two episodes will drop today. I really hope it’s as good as the trailers make it out to be. 

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Title: Legend of Fuyao (扶摇)

# of episodes: 66

Release date: June 18, 2018

Synopsis: The story takes place in the universe of five kingdoms that is led by the Imperial City of Wuji. Meng Fuyao was formed from a lotus borne by the Ancient firmament. Since young, she came under the tutelage of the Xuanyuan sect from the Taizhou Kingdom. She was always looked down upon for her lack of talent in martial arts until she learned an invincible fighting technique at the age of 16, and since then had tremendous improvements in her martial arts. Tasked with a pivotal mission to collect the secret orders of the five kingdoms, she embarks on a journey across the land. Along the way, she falls in love with the Crown Prince of Wuji and together, they battle the complicated politics and power plays between the different forces. Amidst the battle of authority between Zhangsun Wuji and Zhan Beiye (King of Tiansha), Fuyao was revealed to be the daughter of the King of Xuanji. With the help of her loyal companions, she sets out to unravel the heinous plot of the ancient firmament. Using her flesh and meat to counter the heavenly beings, Fuyao ultimately succeeds in destroying the evils of the world and bringing peace to the land. (wiki)

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Entertainment Updates: Yang Mi and Wallace Huo New Drama, Legend of Fuyao, Martial Universe, Handsome Sibling, Zhao Liying’s First Concert, Yang Mi, Liu Yifei, and Angelababy’s Photoshoot

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Entertainment Updates: Yang Mi and Wallace Huo New Drama, Legend of Fuyao, Martial Universe, Handsome Sibling, Zhao Liying’s First Concert, Yang Mi, Liu Yifei, and Angelababy’s Photoshoot

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[First Impression] The Taoism Grandmaster (玄门大师)

The Taoism Grandmaster (TTGM) is a currently airing drama led by a cast of rookie actors and actresses. While the plot contains the typical XianXia genre storyline, I was pleasantly pleased and entertained by it. Read below for my first impression of the drama. I assure you that while the leads are somewhat unknown to most fans, the drama itself is definitely a treat!

BEWARE OF SPOILERS!!! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! ^_^

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[QUIZ] Who Said It? **Princess Agents Version**

I am back with another quiz!!!! In honor of Princess Agents (PA), which aired about a year ago on this day, I decided to create this quiz so that we can remember how much we loved (but really just the cast) the drama! ^_^ Below are some memorable quotes that I found from the drama that stuck with me. Go ahead and test yourself to see how much you remember about PA.

Good luck!

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[Review] The Monkey King 3 (2018 Film)

Title: The Monkey King 3

Release Date: February 16, 2018

Synopsis:

In The Monkey King 3, Buddhist monk Tang Sanzang (William Feng Shaofeng) and his disciples – Wukong the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok Fu-shing), pig demon Bajie (Xiao Shenyang) and the blue-skinned sand demon Wujing (Him Lo Chung-him) – inadvertently enter the Womanland of Western Liang, a nation populated by women raised to believe that men are fatally deceptive in matters of the heart.

Love nevertheless blossoms between Tang Sanzang and the Womanland’s young queen (Zhao Liying), even though her royal preceptor (Gigi Leung Wing-kei) is hell-bent on sentencing the men to death. As Wukong and Co. search for a way out of this nation surrounded by a vast magical net, it soon transpires, conveniently, that romantic love is the only key to opening the gate. So will Tang Sanzang give up on his sacred mission and stay with the queen?

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