Legend of the Condor Heroes (2017)

Legend of the Condor Heroes 2017
Legend of the Condor Heroes 射雕英雄传 is a 2017 television series based on the first part of the Condor Trilogy, an epic multi-layered story that balances fact and fiction to create a martial arts-verse of noble heroes and swordsmen.

If you are looking to explore the wuxia genre, I highly recommend LOCH since it serves as the precursor to Return of the Condor Heroes and Heavenly Sword and Dragon Saber, two absolute classics.

A series this well-known often invites criticism though most would hardly know where to begin given the cast of unfamiliar faces. Having seen Li Yi Tong's performance in Demon Girl, I can understand why she landed the role of the spunky and witty fireball that is Huang Rong. 

William Yang Xuwen on the other hand might take some convincing but he was quite charismatic in Legend of Chusen. Even so, Guo Jing always seemed to be a character that is an oxymoron of sorts, dim-witted yet capable and portraying his squareness while turning up the charm might end up being harder than it seems. 


If you are a fan of Chinese novels, check out Chinese to English translations on volare.

Li Yi Tong in 2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor HeroesYang Xu Wen in 2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes
Cheng Xing Xu in 2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor HeroesMeng Ziyi in 2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes
LOCH Li Yi Tong

LOCH Yang Xu Wen

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2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes
2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes



Li Yi Tong and William Yang Xu Wen in Legend of the Condor Heroes

Legend of the Condor Heroes 2017
2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes

2017 wuxia Legend of the Condor Heroes
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16 comments:

  1. The guy playing guo jing doesn't look right especially his hair style. Should have used yang yang or li yi feng

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    1. yea i think so too though I kind of like him in Legend of Chusen.. hope he surprises us.

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  2. Over the Years LOCH been made.. Time and again but unable to create the same magic of 1983..

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  3. I don't like the SFX in this one, the colors r dark and bland. Guo King has brown hair, Huang Rong's dad has blond hair. Did ppl really dye their hair back then? I also don't like the gimmicky drone shots. They look cool, but take you out of the story. I don't want to have to go, "oh look, that was shot from a drone" anytime during the drama...

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  4. to be honest i the ORIGINAL WAY ORG and fight no GCH anything like and the fact the story make so REAL all the REMAKE of this are not good as what i see from the first release i don't seem to understand how many yrs and time they keep want to do this drama over and over REALLY that necessary for it!! i sick they change different actor but the name are the same i judge anybody here esp main cast i just not like it they can think or make up any think good then remade some c-drama over again!!

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  5. Totally skipping this drama. I dislike Asians who pretend to be White people. At least two chars in LOCH 2017 with blond(e) hair... urgh.

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    1. Dude, Its actually white hair to show old age

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  7. I've watched the first 6 episodes, i must say it is a really good adaptation so far. Pace of story is good and not too much CGI with good old kung fu and wires. The main actor and actress are good too IMO

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  8. This adaption by far is the best jinyong remake in the last 10 years. The script is good and seems to respect the book. Love how none of the faces are super familiar. Please no Yang Yang or Li Yifeng or Zhao Liying!!!

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  9. The lead girl look so lovely and the lead guy doesn't look bad. Honestly I'm not fan of this drama, I prefer drama Yang Ku.

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  10. Overall, it is okay, i enjoyed watching it so far.

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  11. I always like this story, but I don't like this version that much. The first few episodes fighting were good. I don't like the actors/actresses clothes and hairstyles especially the hairstyle of the main character guy. It looks awful to me. I like his character better as brother Qing Long in The Legend of Chusen. I'm not saying that his acting is bad in this drama. He just doesn't look right for the part to me. I see him as handsome and smart man. The main character girl is quite good for her part but she is not nearly as cute as Zhao Liying. To me, Li Yifeng and Zhao Liying fit the part better, especially Li Yifeng. He plays an innocent looking guy very well because his face is like that...and Zhao Liying can play anything...

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  12. I really love this! My favourite was the 80s version, then the 2003 .. but now, this one has replaced the 2003 as my favourite along with the 80s one. Love the hand-to-hand combat, minimal CGI, and the script. They followed the novel closely and made changes to make the story flowing better. And, I LOVE the group of casts, especially the hero and heroine. Love that they are not popular, yet have great chemistry and acting. I'm so bored of having the same actors and actresses over and over again, as if there are no other great artists out there. The supporting casts are great too.

    Anyway, this series really deserves more recognition than this. It's good.

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    1. you have me convinced:) i'm so determined to watch this now given the number of people vouching for it though I'm currently caught up in the Three Lives Three Worlds craze at the moment (not sure if you're watching that?) but I'm definitely going to get to this one next.

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  13. This is so good.
    Guo Jing polite and innocent. Huang Rong lovely and adorable. I really love the OTP, they are so cute together.
    Love Yang Xu Wen and Li Yi Tong. I am glad they cast new faces as GJ and HR.

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