Legend of the Phoenix is set in the fictional Eastern Liang dynasty. Acrobat Ye Ning Zhi (He Hong Shan) and her troupe enter the palace in order to perform for the empress dowager. Ning Zhi is unexpectedly framed by Princess Royal Pang Zhen (Liu Min), but talented strategist Wei Guang (Jeremy Tsui) luckily comes to her rescue, which leads Ning Zhi to fall for him. Two years later, Ning Zhi becomes a palace maid serving the empress (Cao Xi Wen). She witnesses a lot of injustice and decides to stand up against it, which impresses both the empress as well as the emperor (Cui Peng). But with that comes also danger as Ning Zhi is drawn into the power games that not only threaten her but also Wei Guang’s safety.
Mu Xing Chen (Li Hong Yi) is a youth from the Shenmu clan who is known for their medical expertise. Ye Yun Chang (Zhao Lu Si), a young girl from a family of doctors, accidentally enters the clan’s territory but is saved by Xing Chen. In order to avoid getting involved in the fights for the throne, Xing Chen decides to follow Yun Chang to the human realm. A rare epidemic has broken out in Republican China, and Xing Chen and Yun Chang combine traditional and Western medicine to save the people.
The heir of the Qingyang tribe from the Northern continent, Lü Gui Chen (Liu Hao Ran), is sent to the Eastern continent to be held as a hostage. There he gets to know Ji Ye (Chen Ruo Xuan), who is only half royality and doesn’t receive any love from his father, as well as Yu Ran (Lareina Song), the refuge seeking princess of the Bird tribe. The three youths support each other through all hardships that come their way, which results in a deep friendship.
After falling unconscious, Princess Rong Le (Sophie Zhang) of Western Xi wakes up not remembering anything. In order to form an alliance with Northern Lin, she is to be married to Prince Wu You (Aarif Rahman), but Wu You rejects her. Rong Le thereupon takes on the identity of a teahouse owner named Man Yao and tries to find a mysterious book. Wu You gets to know Man Yao and falls in love with her, not knowing that she is in fact Rong Le. But Rong Le is now already promised to General Fu Chou (Jing Chao).
In order to protect the world from the Bai Yue sect who brings great suffering upon all living beings, the three grand martial arts masters Bai Di (He Zhong Hua), Xue Gu (Wang Jiu Sheng) and Shu Xue Wei (Lu Fang Sheng), who is best known as “Blood Demon”, join forces with the lord of Listening Snow Tower, Xiao Shi Shui (Fu Hong Ming). The head of the Bai Yue sect Hua Lian (Jessica Hsuan), on the other hand, joins hands with High Priest Jia Ruo (Han Cheng Yu). With the help of a holy bell, Hua Lian enters Blood Demon’s mind and makes him kill his wife and then himself. Blood Demon’s daughter Shu Jing Rong (Crystal Yuan) is taken in by Bai Di and grows up together with Xue Gu’s favorite disciple, Xiao Shi Shui’s son Xiao Yi Qing (Qin Jun Jie). When Jing Rong discovers that her existence brings harm to others, she is filled with extreme guilt. She takes the Blood Rose Sword her father left behind and joins Listening Sword Tower which is now led by Yi Qing. Together, they fight against the evil Bai Yue sect and fall in love with each other in the process.
During the tumultuous Warlord Era, Shen Qi Nan (Wallace Huo)’s parents get killed. Qi Nan and his three siblings are separated while fleeing to Shanghai and only reunite as adults. In the meanwhile, Qi Nan has worked his way up from a simple worker to a famous construction manager. He and fellow construction manager Fu Han Jun (Yang Mi) join hands to build houses for the common people while incorporating traditional Chinese elements.
The story is set in Republican Shanghai when a series of murders throw the city into chaos. While investigating, private detective Chen Yi Ming (Wang Long Zheng) gets to know Zhang Tian Xiao (Ji Ning), the son of the police chief, as well as the beautiful Yao Fei (Gan Lu) who just returned from overseas. The three join hands in order to uncover the big conspiracy behind those murder cases.
One day, God of War Jiu Chen (Chang Chen), who fell deeply asleep after sealing the demon lord ten thousand years ago, is suddenly awakened by a young girl (Ni Ni)’s mistake. Jiu Chen and the girl, whose name is Ling Xi, develop feelings for each other over time. But soon it is discovered that Ling Xi’s existence can break the seal and free the demon lord, and Jiu Chen is thus urged to kill her.
Mask is based on the 2005 Korean drama “Resurrection”. Set in the 1930s in Shanghai, the drama tells the story of special police officer Xu Ji Fa (Ethan Li) who was separated from his younger twin brother as a child. While uncovering a bizarre case, Ji Fa meets his brother again, and the two learn that their family is entangled in a big conspiracy.
During the reign of Emperor Zhenzong of Song, a group of young talented people with extraordinary skills join the Plough Department and solve mysterious cases together. Tai Sui (Xu Ke) grew up in the countryside. When a crime occurs in his surroundings, he meets Wu Yao Guang (Dai Lu Wa) and Liu Sui Feng (Zhang Yu Jian) who work for the Plough Department and are about the same age as him. Tai Sui follows them and eventually also joins their team. The Plough Department is a special unit under direct supervision of the emperor and operates in secret. After they solve a series of cases together, Tai Sui discovers that there is a big conspiracy behind those cases. Moreover, they’re related to Tai Sui. The Plough Department sets out to uncover the truth.