Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace


Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace 后宫如懿传 is the sequel to Liu Lian Zi's 流潋紫 critically-acclaimed Legend of Zhen Huan and its TV adaptation has confirmed China's top film actress Zhou Xun as the leading lady opposite Wallace Huo who is having a pretty fantastic year all around
2012 best c-drama Legend of Zhen Huan


The Legend of Zhen Huan 后宫甄嬛传 also known as Empresses in the Palace is a 2012 Chinese TV series based on a novel by Liu Lian Zi 流潋紫 who also writes the screenplay.


After The Lost Tomb and The Mystic Nine, comes The Tomb Raider 盗墓笔记, which is the latest adaptation based on Nan Pai San Shu's 南派三叔 popular novels
It might not be the best but The Mystic Nine 老九门 is still eons better than its predecessor The Lost Tomb, which was a sequel rather than a prequel.

The story focuses on the nine founding families of Old Nine Gates and their valiant heroism against the Japanese during the 1930s. If Indiana Jones were to get a wuxia makeover, then this action adventure certainly makes a likely candidate.

The Mystic Nine episode 1 recap




Episode 1 begins with a monologue by Wu Xie (Li Yi Feng) as he turns the pages of his grandfather's journal. In 1903, Japan sent spies to China under the guise of archeological exploration only to flee from an unknown threat.
2016 Chinese film Never Said Goodbye


K-actor Lee Joon Ki (Scarlet Heart Ryeo) stars in his first Chinese movie called Never Said Goodbye 谎言西西里, telling a sweet and sincere love story between a Korean exchange student and his muse, that is until things take a turn for the worse as the story touches on a passionate romance built around a lie. 
2016 c-drama Legend of Dragon Pearl
The Legend of Dragon Pearl 龙珠传奇 is a 2016 TV series about the ill-fated romance between Zhu Yi Huan, the last princess of the Ming Dynasty and Kangxi, the young emperor of the Qing Dynasty portrayed by Qin Jun Jie and Yang Zi (Legend of Chusen). 
2016 c-drama Ice Fantasy


Have you ever searched like mad trying to find out where to watch this drama and that? Well, Viki is a good start and I'm super excited to announce that they have generously agreed to sponsor a 1-month Viki pass for three (3) lucky winners!
2016 Chinese TV series Decoded
Based on a novel by Mai Jia 麦家, Decoded 解密 is a 44-episode Chinese TV series starring Cheney Chen Xue DongYing Er, Jing Chao, Zhang Zhe Han and Ady An.


Do you remember when the Chinese government was up in arms about the insane popularity of Descendants of the Sun? Well, its media agency SARFT has found a giant target this time and it involves blacklisting all forms of Korean entertainment in China. 
2017 c-drama Nirvana in Fire 2


Brace yourselves because it's happening. Nirvana in Fire 2 琅琊榜之风起长林 will be keeping its producer Hou Hong Liang, scriptwriter Hai Yan, director Li Xue and sticking with the existing setup of Lang Ya Hall while swapping out the cast for new blood and a new story.
2017 c-drama Wu Xin Fa Shi Monster Killer 2


Our prayers are finally answered with 2015 c-drama Monster Killer 无心法师第二部 securing a season 2! 
Showbiz gossip has always been a guilty pleasure of mine even though I may have shed tears when Swiddleston happened.

That aside, below are famous couples that you may not know of but who am I kidding, you know them already.


Kim Tae Hee and Rain (Jung Ji Hoon) went public while he was serving the military in 2013, thereby running into trouble because of their secret rendezvous at the time. Nonetheless, both are A-listers and practically a match made in heaven.
Moonlight Drawn By Clouds 2016 kdrama


The trailer is something else and because of it, I caught wind of Moonlight Drawn By Clouds 구르미 그린 달빛, an 18-episode youthful rom-com set during the Joseon Dynasty. 
2016 cdrama Legend of the Monster
The Legend of the Monster 都市妖奇谈 is a 2016 web-drama based on a novel by Ke Rui 可蕊. It takes inspiration from the Classic of Mountains and Seas, reinventing ancient legends into a modern story about demons who roam the land of the living.
2016 Chinese movie Bounty Hunters


I usually stick to period dramas unless it's a k-drama yet recently-released Bounty Hunters 赏金猎人 set in the modern day seems like a genuinely fun movie that is willing to go big or go home as it secures Lee Min Ho, Wallace Chung and Tiffany Tang Yan as leads.
2016 cdrama Feng Shen The Gods

It seems to be a year of double broadcasts with dramas and movies simultaneously playing the same tune. First was Three Lives and Three Worlds, then there was Just One Smile is Very Alluring and now, The Gods 封神.
2017 cdrama Xuan Yuan Sword: Legend of the Han Clouds



Is this Novoland 2.0? Xuan Yuan Sword: Legend of the Han Clouds 轩辕剑之汉之云 is a 40-episode web series based on a popular online game in the fantasy genre, adding to the already abundant xianxia adaptations currently airing left and right.
Chinese TV series Ode to Gallantry



Zhang Ji Zhong 张纪中 is a prominent filmmaker known for his adaptations of Jin Yong 金庸 novels. After ROCH's record-breaking success comes Ode to Gallantry 侠客行 but this time around, a posse of new recruits led by Cai Yida, Zhang Jiani and Li Jing Yang headline the series.