National Treasure’s Extraordinary Journey is labeled as the second season of the highly popular 2016 drama “Impossible Mission”. The drama tells of real happenings after the “Mukden Incident” on September 18, 1931. Due to the Japanese invasion in the North, Kuomintang officer Ren Hong Yi (Liu Ye), curator and conservator Zhou Ruo Si (Yuan Shan Shan), who works at the Palace Museum, and others take the treasures from the Forbidden City and travel to the South on a mission to protect China’s cultural roots. “As long as the cultural roots are there, China won’t die.”
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.
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.
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.
The drama tells the story of Ye Chong (Allen Ren), a secret agent of the Communist Party who goes by the name “Autumn Cicada”. In 1941, he poses as a Japanese officer stationed in Hong Kong to stop the conspiracy of the Japanese while trying to accomplish a top secret mission he has been given.
Chongqing army’s trump card Zheng Yao Xian (Liu Yun Long) is known to be quick-witted and merciless. But in fact, he’s a special agent of the Communist Party’s secret service “Kite”. Continue reading