[Upcoming] River Sunset

River Sunset is a Chinese-American co-production based on real events during World War II. It depicts what happened behind the scenes, leading to the Bombing of Tokyo.

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[Coming Soon] The Big Bug (Web Drama)

Hooligan Li Jin Shui (Wang Yan Lin) roams the streets all year long. Due to a freak combination of factors, he takes on the identity of the son of a mafia boss, Jin Ji Ji. However, Boss Jin suddenly falls ill and his eldest son Jin Ji Zai (Justin Chung) now tries to get rid of his younger brother Ji Ji, so that he can get the inheritance. Luckily, police officer Po Bu Wan (Yang Hao Yu) is able to save Jin Shui and the two become friends. At the same time, the Dong Shun Clan wants to seize the opportunity to take over the Jin family’s business. Jin Shui thus meets the Dong Shun Clan’s leader’s daughter Ju Shan Xi (Li Xi Ran) and falls in love with her.

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[Coming Soon] Love Is In The Air (Web Drama)

Two years have passed since white collar worker Jiang Yi Yi (Ivy Chen) and her first love Chu Tian Qi (Archie Kao) broke up. Even though Yi Yi pretends to not be affected anymore, she still can’t forget him. Then she meets the trainee guardian Fang Mu Ye (Wang Zi Qi) from the Guardian Tribe, with whom she ends up living together. Mu Ye’s supernatural powers add a lot of fun to Yi Yi’s life, making her gradually forget Tian Qi and focus on her dream of becoming an inventor again. The two become a bickering couple, however, a crazy scientist, who’s looking for a study object, appears.

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[Coming Soon] My Bittersweet Taiwan

The story follows the lives of three boys from Taiwan Hsinchu Senior High School under the Japanese rule. Lin Qing Wen (Jasper Liu), Zhou Shao Zhen (Bryan Chang) and Zhuang Shi Geng (Hou Yan Xi) are childhood friends who grew up together and suffered under the Japanese colonial movement. The turbulence in lives and the brutality they faced under the Japanese rule awakens their nationalist feelings, which lead them to different paths.
(Source: Mydramalist)

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[TV Ratings] Week 1, 2018

Here are the TV ratings for Week 1, January 1 – January 7 (including reruns, average numbers in %):
1 Kite (BTV) 1.565
2 Kite (Dragon TV) 1.467
3 Dear Them (Hunan TV) 1.117
4 Red Rose (JSTV) 1.077
5 As Flowers Fade and Fly Across the Sky (ZJSTV) 0.773

6 Flipped in My Youth (Hunan TV) 0.723
7 My Sister-in-Law (Shandong TV) 0.563
8 Best Arrangement (Shandong TV) 0.557
9 Love of Aurora (Hunan TV) 0.541
10 My Sister-in-Law (Anhui TV) 0.449

Source: Tvtv

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Official English Novel Translations

A huge number of Chinese dramas and movies are based on novels, but only few of the original novels are available in English. I tried to compile all official English translations of Chinese novels that were adapted into dramas or movies into a list. You can find it in the main menu under “novels”. The list might not be complete yet, so if you happen to know of more novels, please let me know and I’ll add them to the list!

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