This crazy drama is gonna be the death of me. The convoluted twisty romance is buoyed merely by Zhao Li Ying‘s chemistry with Zhu Zi Xiao, and if anything, I’m watching to see how they drive each other into hell (quite literally) with his possessive and destructive love for her. I don’t like that kind of love but I’m excited to see Zhu Zi Xiao flex his acting skills in this role. Color me strangely intrigued. After being shelved for three years, Ji Xiang Tian Bao aka Lucky Tian Bao (吉祥天宝) will meet audience in the form of a webdrama, airing exclusively on tencent platform for VIP accounts, starting today, June 6th.
Then I will secretly, shamelessly, watch it. XD
The premise revolves around two brothers of the Chu Family. The younger brother, Chu Tian Bao (Kim Ki Bum) is adored by the father. This adoration doesn’t go unnoticed by his jealous older brother, Chu Tian Xiang (Zhu Zi Xiao). While Tian Bao is care-free, mischievous, and fun-loving, he carelessly leaves opportunities for his brother to attempt murder. Coming into the picture to further set the brothers apart is the beautiful daughter of a minister, Yang Ruo Nan (Zhao Li Ying), who is also their childhood friend. She has a weak spot for Tian Bao but is betrothed to the older brother. On the other hand, Tian Xiang harbors strong feelings to possess her. Tragedy hits Tian Bao, thanks to you-know-who, and he develops amnesia. Saved on the brink of death, he meets and falls in love with Mang Xiao Die (Chen Yu Lin), a kind-hearted apprentice of a herbal doctor.
Some screencaptures I took:
White robe? Oh yea, going to hell…. -__-
Opening MV & Trailer: