Martial Universe 武动乾坤 is a Chinese TV series adapted from a novel of the same name by Tian Can Tu Dou 天蚕土豆. The novel was published in 2011 and viewed over 32 million times merely months after its release to tell an epic fantasy adventure that resonated with the male demographics born in the 70's, 80's and 90's.
The premise is about a young man under appreciated by his own tribe yet he chances upon a stone talisman that changes his life, igniting a series of events that shape him into a martial arts hero.
Yang Yang whose career is sizzling after Just One Smile Is Very Alluring takes on the role as the titular lead. Crystal Zhang headlines as the female lead, an icy beauty and a goddess in the eyes of its loyal fanbase. This usually means overwhelming expectations when it comes to casting yet netizens seem to have given a big thumbs up for the Go Princess Go actress, furthering the hype around the c-drama.
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