At first it was five dramas, then 6, 7, 8, and now this post has 11 dramas for this week alone. Oh my gosh, China! Too many!
=======> ♦ A Land So Rich In Beauty (江山如此多娇) with Luo Jin and Yuan Shan Shan began airing 1/10. Leading a village out of poverty is the name of the game!
Trailer & MV.
=======> ♦ With filming wrapped in 2017, it’s no surprise I didn’t remember this one. Beauty From Heart aka The World Does Not Look At The Face (这个世界不看脸) is a modern drama with Janice Wu Qian and Edward Zhang Lu Yi as leads, following the story of twin sisters and their different life approaches. One prefers to forge ahead with hard work, while one wants to use her beauty as a shortcut. Eventually, the morally good sister influences her vain twin sister that face can only go that far – beauty from the heart will prevail. Began airing 1/11.
=======> ♦ Youth drama Hello, My Youth (欢迎光临高中生) with Xiao Jun and Xie Xing Yang began airing 1/11.
=======> ♦ Minning Town (山海情) with Huang Xuan, Zhang Jia Yi, and Yan Ni begins airing 1/12. Villages work together to build a mining town.
=======> ♦ The Most Beautiful You In The World (世界上最动听的你) with Hou Dong and Hou Pei Shan begins airing on 1/12. Follows two students on campus; our heroine is into journalism and our male lead is from the Student Union. Both meet when they do dubbing for a radio drama. Turns out, they knew each other 7 years ago and thought they would never see each other again. Adapted from the novel by An Wan.
=======> ♦ My Little Happiness (我的小确幸) with Xing Fei and Tang Xiao Tian to air on 1/13. It is adapted from the novel written by Dong Ben Xi Gu. Our leads are childhood friends reunited as adults. Our heroine was sent to study abroad by her mother, hoping she would settle in the states. But she sneaks back home and becomes a legal intern. She meets him again who is now a successful surgeon but doesn’t recognize him at first. They become neighbors (him being the landlord to boot) and the battle of wits continues between the two. Maybe she’s a legal consult for the hospital so that’s why they work together a lot?
Trailers and MV.
=======> ♦ I Love You (我爱你) with Zhou Lu La and Xue Hui Wei to air 1/14. This webdrama is a drama remake of the same movie released in 2003 with Xu Jing Lei and Tong Da Wei. It follows 3 couples after graduation in the span of 10 years. The courage to love or the courage to let go?
=======> ♦ Youth drama Hello Debate Opponent 2 (你好对方辩友2) with Wu Jia Yi, Zhai Zi Lu, and Lu Zhao Hua to air 1/14. Topic is debate club? I think my high school had one too but it didn’t last very long. Lol.
=======> ♦ Game Changer (危机先生) with Huang Xiao Ming and Cai Wen Jing to air on 1/16. After misreporting a piece of news and hurting multiple people, our male lead switches from the entertainment circle to work for public relations company. There, he successfully solves many dilemmas for the boss and makes up for his past mistakes, slowly winning back people’s trust.
=======> ♦ My First Love Is Secret Love (我的初恋是暗恋) with Wang Yi Miao, Li Ming Jun, and Zhu Li Lan. This drama has two actresses playing the same role. Wang Yi Miao plays the younger and chubby version, while Zhu Li Lan plays the adult version, but the actor remains the same. Me No like. Our female lead crushes on popular boy for years but does not speak about her feelings. She wants to lose weight and tries various ways but nothing works. They naturally part ways after graduation but comes to find out he also has feelings for her but does not disclose of them either. Oy, youth!
=======> ♦ I’m Just That Type of Girl (我就是这般女子) with Guan Xiao Tong and Hou Ming Hao is a comedy period drama based on the novel written by Yue Xia Die Ying. The story follows our outgoing and straightforward heroine who has been unlucky in three proposed marriages. Our male lead is handsome and talented, described as someone who is always scheming, you’re either useful or useless in his eyes. He’s out on a mission to find the culprit behind his family’s demise.
To air 1/18.