Qie Shi Tian Xia confirms Zhao Lu Si as Lead with Yang Yang Rumoured as Male Lead

After years of rumours and changes, Qie Shi Tian Xia (且试天下) finally held a booting ceremony on 20 October. This drama is the highly anticipated adaption of novel of the same name by Qing Ling Yue and will be directed by Yin Tao (Love and Redemption, Under the Power, Listening Snow Tower). However, there was an absence of leads and no official confirmation at the ceremony. It has finally been confirmed today at the Tencent event that Zhao Lu Si will headline this drama. Her rumoured male lead is Yang Yang, but he is not yet officially confirmed.

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Friday Photoshoots: Chen Kun, Yang Yang, Zhao Li Ying, Zhu Yi Long and More

Did you guys have a good week? My week consisted of realising just how far into the year we already are. And with that the week really flew past and is now approaching the end. I hope everyone has a lovely weekend.

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Friday Photoshoots: Liu Hao Ran, Tong Li Ya, Deng Lun, Wu Lei and More


If I announced each time I was back at the beginning of these posts, they’d probably all start with it. So from now on lets just promise to pretend I didn’t miss any weeks.  But nevertheless, another week has ended so here are some pretty photos to brighten up the start of your weekend~.

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Friday Photoshoots: Deng Lun, Qin Lan, Tong Li Ya and More

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I’m back, after disappearing only a week into these posts~. One of the things you’ll learn about me, is my lack of consistency, but to make up for the absence I’ve hand picked more than I should have for this week. I hope everyone has a lovely weekend.

Join us on Discord for more photoshoots, since Kappy was very logical in her approach that sharing more would not be a treat for everyone’s bandwidth.

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Friday Photoshoots: Jing Bo Ran, Song Yi, Liu Shi Shi, Yang Yang and More

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The weekend has started~.  Here’s a wrap up of photoshoots of the week.  Kappy told me to take over, but what she doesn’t realised is that I’m biased and there are a small handful of people I actually keep up to date on.

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Douban’s Top Rated Chinese Romance Novels and their Adaptations

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In the last few years, I’ve gone through several drama droughts, where I wasn’t interested in any of the dramas coming out. As the popularity of IP adaptations continued to surge and seeing the more light-hearted comedies released, I decided it was time to venture into the source medium.

However, where to start was always puzzling and how should I prioritise this growing list of Chinese novels I accumulated? I’m not sure if I’m alone in this, but after a while I became overwhelmed and now those books on my TBR list just sit there, whilst I find other novels to read. I normally visit Douban when I want to find a new novel to read, but Douban has three ways of arranging their novels; their comprehensive arrangement (whatever that may mean), arrange by date or arrange by rating. As the ratings lover that I am, here is a list of highest rated romance novels on Douban.

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