[Thread] In Youth (趁我们还年轻)

Title: In Youth/While We Are Still Young (趁我们还年轻)
Production Company: Jaywalk Studio, Perfect World Pictures
Episode Count: 40
Genre: Modern, Youth, Romance, Workplace
Premiere Date: April 13th, 2019

It’s weird to see the Jaywalk crew without Yang Mi or Dilireba leading them, but it’s great to see that they’re branching out and doing their own things without being outshined by the two. I also think it’s funny that Qiao Xin is the odd one out because she’s the only one out of the main leads who is not from the same studio. But, on the plus side, she looks great next to Zhang Yun Long!

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[Review] Ashes of Love (香蜜沉沉烬如霜)

Chinese fantasy films and dramas are just their own thing. You just cant compare them to anything else.

Ashes of Love (Chinese: 香蜜沉沉烬如霜) is a 2018 Chinese television series based on the novel Heavy Sweetness, Ash-like Frost by Dian Xian. It stars Yang Zi and Deng Lun in the lead roles. The series premiered on Jiangsu TV starting August 2, 2018. As of January 2019, the series has reached 15 billion views.

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[First Impression] Sweet Dreams ( 一千零一夜)

Any dream with Deng Lun would be sweet indeed.

Sweet Dreams (Chinese一千零一夜) is a 2018 Chinese television series starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Deng Lun. The series premiered on June 25, 2018 on Hunan TV.The series received positive reviews for its unique story setting, fresh perspective on the occupation of floriculture and humorous “variety” sense.

The story seems innocent enough.
Ling Ling Qi, a kind-hearted girl, always had a crush on renowned florist, Bo Hai, and is determined to get closer to him by applying to work at his company, Flower Plus. One day, they both come across bracelets designed to promote better sleep by controlling brain waves. When they try them on, the devices malfunction and merge Ling Ling Qi’s brain waves with Bo Hai’s. Thus, Ling Ling Qi is transported into all of Bo Hai’s dreams where she helps him overcome some of his childhood traumas. Continue reading “[First Impression] Sweet Dreams ( 一千零一夜)”

[First Impression] Story of Minglan

《知否知否应是绿肥红瘦》

Information: 

Title: Story of Minglan (知否 知否 应是绿肥红瘦)

# of episodes: 73

Release date: December 25, 2018

Synopsis: Set in the Northern Song dynasty, the story revolves around Sheng Minglan, the unfavoured sixth daughter of an official. After being mistreated by her legal mother and bullied by her half-sisters, Minglan learns to hide her skills and true intentions and, ultimately succeeds in avenging her biological mother’s death. She meets Gu Tingye, who initially dislikes her but after witnessing her wits and intelligence, decides to help her. They eventually fall in love with each other. After Gu Tingye becomes a powerful official, he successfully makes Minglan his wife. As his wife, Minglan helps guard against his unpleasant relatives and purges the court of corrupt ministers. The couple eventually earned their happily-ever-after, and Minglan rose to prominence as an influential figure of the Sheng family.

Where to watchViki (eng sub); Youtube (raw)

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January Airing Schedule

Happy New Year!! 🎉 Another year has passed for Chinese dramaland and entertainment circle. More dramas to grace the screen for viewers~ Check back for updates as we have some unconfirmed dramas 🙂

Note: Some dramas from December Airing Schedule have later premiere date and thus, some will be wrapping up in 2019 (either late Jan or early February).

[Update: Jan 13: Added Exclusive Memory and confirmed airing date of Spy Hunter]

[Update Jan 4: Added Emperors and Me for confirmed drama, also Spy Hunter in unconfirmed]

[Update Jan 3, 2018: Bump Well Intended Love from unconfirmed to confirmed.]

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December Airing Schedule

A little bit late here, but please excuse me >.< I’m a bit busy but I’ll try to update as much as I can~ This month will likely be more toward modern shows than ancient ones and we get some youth modern dramas for those who like watching light shows 🙂

[update 12/27: Removed Hai Tang Rouge and added Dagger Mastery.]

[update 12/21: Added King of Blaze season 2, The Lady in the Cubicle, Mystery of Antiques, Original Sin and switched the air date of Guardian Angel to Dec 24th.]

[update 12/20: changed premiere date for Story of Minglan, Dec 25th and added webdrama Flipped, deleted Goodbye My Princess as the premiere is postponed]

[12/10/2018 Update: Added Goodbye My Princess and bumped up Minglan’s episode count to 78. Like A Flowing River episode count is now updated to 47 for part 1.] Continue reading “December Airing Schedule”