The Mystic Nine

2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan & Zhao Li Ying
Old Nine Gates 老九门 caught my attention because it is the second team-up of onscreen couple Zanilia Zhao Li Ying (Journey of Flower) and William Chan (Legend of Zu).

I usually shy away from productions about the Japanese occupation of China because the sheer volume on the subject almost feels like propaganda for lack of a better word. However, Old Nine Gates just might be the exception.

2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan & Zhao Li Ying
It is based on a novel of the same name about Zhang Qi Shan, a member of the Guomindang (Chinese Nationalist Party) and the leader of Old Nine Gates. He comes from a family of tomb raiders and is described as strong, resourceful and courageous. 

He is the perfect match to Yin Xin Yue, the lovable, smart and spunky daughter of a wealthy hotel owner. They are your archetypal heroes, which seem fitting for a drama set during a war fraught era where heroism is a necessity. 

Then again, I haven't read The Lost Tomb novels at all and the barrage of trailers definitely indicate a youthful mesh of fantasy, adventure and mystery, which is as far as possible from what I initially thought to be a serious historical drama...


The series premieres Jul 4, 2016 on Dragon TV and William Chan lends his voice to the theme song Wo Men 我門. Also check out the Mystic Nine spinoff.


2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring Zanilia Zhao Li Ying
2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan
2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan & Zhao Li Ying
2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan & Zhao Li Ying
2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan & Zhao Li Ying
2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan & Zhao Li Ying
2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring Zhang Yi Xing
2016 Chinese web drama called Old Nine Gates starring William Chan & Zhao Li Ying
Zanilia Zhao Li Ying in 2016 popular cdrama Old Nine Gates
Zhao Li Ying in Old Nine Gates

Zhao Li Ying and William Chan in Old Nine Gates
William Chan in c-drama Old Nine Gates

William Chan in Chinese drama Old Nine Gates
2016 Chinese TV series The Mystic Nine

2016 Chinese TV series The Mystic Nine

2016 Chinese TV series The Mystic Nine
2016 Chinese TV series The Mystic Nine
2016 Chinese TV series The Mystic Nine

2016 Chinese TV series The Mystic Nine

2016 Chinese TV series The Mystic Nine


10 comments:

  1. hi....can anyone tell me where can I watch these historical period dramas?

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    1. Hi you can watch on dramacool.Com ;)

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    2. Old Nine Gates is not yet showing though

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  2. Hi. Thanks for sharing ^^ Anyway, I already watch this drama till eps 10. But after that, i i cant find other ep w engsub there :( Could u give me any other link? Thank you. Me from indonesia btw :)

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    1. Hi Awanis - you can try here http://eggxing.tumblr(dot)com/ljm

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  3. So thank youuu. Sorry for late replying. ^^

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    1. hi no worries i started watching it as well and i'm on ep 18 now and wow so much happened from ep 10 onwards.

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    2. Hi Anne. Now im on ep 24. Btw u can check n download th mystic nine on @namja1to4 twitter. Thats one of my yixing fav fansite. Hope it can help you. Anyway thks for namja-nim who engsub-ing this drama

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