C-Dramas Adapted from Novels [Part 3]

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Hello folks~ It’s been a while. I thought I’ll continue this series. I tried to add a bit of the newer dramas into this mix along with some older ones.

Here’s the link to the part 1 and part 2. The format for part 3 will be the same.

Reviews from author(s) of this blog are highlighted in their own colors and are written after each drama.

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[First Impression] Story of Minglan



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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