Drama adaptation of Lost You Forever (Eternally Yearning For You) confirms Yang Zi, Deng Wei, Tan Jian Ci, and Zhang Wan Yi

Lost You Forever (Eternally Yearning For You, 长相思) is a novel written by the well-loved Tong Hua, and is the sequel to Once Promised (drama version is called A Life Time Love with Huang Xiao Ming and Song Qian in 2017).

It is a world of gods, demons, and mythical beings and they all live alongside humans, divided into three different kingdoms. I want to preface this by saying that most of the characters have multiple identities (very confusing to me as I only wanted spoilers!). Our heroine, Xiao Yao (Yang Zi), is a small-town doctor and spends the majority of the first part (multiple volumes) of the novel as a man. She has no memories of her past in the beginning of the novel. In her life, three important men will sweep in and only one shall remain by her side. The first man that we meet in according to the novel is Tu Shan Jing (Deng Wei). He’s beaten to a pulp and in no condition to survive, left to die on the streets. But our heroine picks him up and heals him. And in return, he promises to be her servant, to listen to only her. He’s actually the 2nd young master of a powerful family. The second man we meet shortly after is part of the past that she doesn’t remember. He’s Zhuan Xu (Zhang Wan Yi), a long-lost cousin she spent time with during her childhood. His side of the story isn’t told until the third volume, which makes for an interesting WAH moment (hidden for so long?!). Lol. The third male lead is a general with white hair; he is Xiang Liu (Tan Jian Ci), a nine-headed demon and wildly considered as her soulmate.

Koala has translated the novel, read chapter one here. Please go to her index to find the rest of the chapters.

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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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Bulletin Board: Cdramaland & Entertainment News (61)

We had a white Christmas in Boston this year! 😀

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Bulletin Board: Cdramaland & Entertainment News (56)

I thought this post will never see the light of day. Every time I thought I was done, I turned around and they held a conference, released new pictures and bts videos. Good stuff, but too many news to sort through!

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Tearful goodbyes and palm strikes in Tong Hua’s A Life Time Love

It’s Tong Hua, tear-jerking goodbyes is a norm. Lol. One moment, there’s no promo, and now we have promos every day. Adapted from her novel, Once Promised (上古情歌), A Life Time Love will join the June ratings competition on June 12th, featuring Huang Xiao Ming, Victoria Song, Peter Sheng Yi Lun, Janice Wu Qian, and Luo Yun Xi.

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Themesong Revealed: G.E.M for A Life Time Love, Lala Hsu for Rush To The Dead Summer

Yea…. that is my face too looking at the line-up for June Broadcast.

Lol. Dramas that are set to air in June one by one releases their themesong, so prepare your ears for some great songs this summer!

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Huang Xiao Ming and Victoria Song’s A Life Time Love to air in June 2017

It’s interesting how little promotion this drama has gotten, it has a pretty cast and a popular author (Tong Hua) behind it. A Life Time Love (上古情歌) is an ancient drama adapted from Tong Hua’s novel, Once Promised (曾许诺), starring Huang Xiao Ming and Victoria Song as leads. All the sleeper dramas are coming out in June. What the KRAP!

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A Life Time Love: Huang Xiao Ming, Victoria Song, Wu Qian, Luo Yun Xi

A Life Time Love (上古情歌) is an ancient drama adapted from Tong Hua’s novel, Once Promised (曾许诺), starring Huang Xiao Ming and Victoria Song as leads. They have been hushy hushy all last year and only released unofficial fantaken stills now and then, but we finally have ONE single poster to pique our curiosity. Lol.

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