1935, Peace Hotel: Mysterious guests gamble their lives during ten days. In 1935, when Manchuria has been occupied, patriot Wang Da Ding (Lei Jia Yin) investigates an opium cream that is supposed to enter the market soon, and checks into the Peace Hotel. There he meets the returnee patriot from overseas and doctor Chen Jia Ying (Chen Shu). While Jia Ying studied medicine in Japan, she found out that Japan is currently testing biological weapons in Manchuria in order to speed up their invasion of China. She now cooperates with the anti-Japanese squad, who is trying to locate the laboratories of the Japanese, and helps them with her medical knowledge. However, the Peace Hotel has already been encircled by the Japanese. In order to avoid being investigated by them, the two strangers Da Ding and Jia Ying pretend to be a married couple. A battle of wits between the two and the Japanese ensues.
Operation Moscow is based on the real “Trans-Siberian Train Robbery” incidents in 1993. An organized gang robs Chinese merchants and rapes women on the Trans-Siberian train, which travels six days from Beijing to Moscow. A special-investigation team led by Chen Er Li (Xia Yu) is formed and a thrilling hunt for the gang leaders ensues.
Flipped in My Youth depicts the life of an ordinary married couple, how they overcome hardships together and both mature over ten years. In the 1990s, roadman Chen Ye (Shawn Wei) falls in love at first sight with the department store clerk Li Zhao Di (Jiang Yan). He tricks her into marrying him by promising her that he will take the TOEFL test and emigrate with her, turning her into a wealthy expat lady. Meanwhile, Zhao Di has been pampered by her family since litte, and her temper comes to light when the newlyweds start living together. In order to help her husband concentrate on taking the test, she takes care of the whole household, but Chen Ye still fails in the end. Moreover, Chen Ye even loses his job and Zhao Di is found out to be infertile. Zhao Di falls into despair and starts questioning whether she made the right decision.
Adapted from the Korean hit drama “Dear My Friends”, Dear Them tells the story of a couple of friends who have reached an old age and support each other while trying to let go of all worldly worries. From the perspective of Gu Jia Yi (Jiang Yan), we learn about her mother and her mother’s friends’ lifes and struggles.
During the anti-revolutionary coup in 1927, Xia Heng Xuan dies while saving the Communist Party member Ren Zhi Yuan (Kevin Tan), and leaves behind her younger sister Xia Yu Zhu (Yang Zi Shan) and her maid Shuang Ju (Nikita Mao). While the delicate Yu Zhu tries to earn a living alone, Shuang Ju enters the Kuomintang’s special agent organization on the recommendation of Zhi Yuan’s lover Xiao Cheng Bi (Liu Min). A few years later, Yu Zhu saves Zhi Yuan by chance. After Zhi Yuan sacrifices his life, Yu Zhu is touched and decides to work for the Communist Party’s underground organization. There she gets to know Cheng Bi’s younger brother Xiao Jun Hao (Chen Xiao), who received the same mission. While they work together, feelings develop.
Love of Aurora tells the love story between acting student Han Xing Zi (Guan Xiao Tong) and the heir of a media group, Li Jun Tai (Ma Ke). Xing Zi is a gifted young aspiring actress whose dream is to spread love and hope to the world through her acting. To make this dream come true, she goes to study abroad in America and performs on all kinds of big and small stages, always putting her whole heart into her roles. There she meets the young rebel Jun Tai, who came to America to escape from the strings of his strict family.
Green Love depicts the life and hardships of children who grew up in rural areas and left for the big cities to study and build a career, but later return home. Lin Shen (Guo Jing Fei) has set up a construction company in Shanghai, but then decides to go back to his hometown and tries to build up a business there. At the same time, the investor Chen Ling (Che Xiao) wants to escape from her busy life in the city and visits Lin Shen’s village. There she gets to know the simple and honest villagers and her heart settles down.
The two friends Zhang Ruo Chen (Zhao Zhi Wei) and Cheng Zhe Hai (Xu Yang) have a common dream: They want to become part of the national swimming team. In the national swimming championship they end up competing against each other. During the 200 Freestyle, however, Zhe Hai suddenly falls back and thus has no chance of standing on the awards platform anymore. Moreover, he disappears without any word after the match. Ruo Chen is angry for he believes that Zhe Hai let him win on purpose. Two years later, the two former friends unexpectedly meet again at the same sports school, but Ruo Chen is very cold while Zhe Hai seems to have lost any interest in swimming.
Continuation from the first season. Love will finally bloom.
A Splendid Life In Beijing depicts the life of four brothers from their young years in the 1970s, when they grow up as ordinary people in Beijing’s alleys, till their fourties. Misfortune strikes when the oldest brother (Jiang Wu) accidentally kills his neighbor with a fruit knife while fooling around. He has to pay for his actions and goes to jail. The second oldest brother (Zhang Jia Yi)’s dream is to have his own successful business. He starts out by buying and reselling mung bean sprouts, then opens his own mutton stall and later enters the fashion market. Even though his businesses continuously fail, he doesn’t give up. But he doesn’t only show persistence towards his work, he’s also persistent in pursuing his love. The second youngest brother (Guo Jing Lin) throws himself into the stock market right after graduating from university. At the same time, he becomes entangled in a love triangle. Finally, the youngest brother (Jeremy Qu) has asthma and stammers. In order to not be a burden to his family, he trains hard and diligently practices tongue twisters and comic dialogues. He later becomes a postman and finds his true love through his job.