First Impression: What do you think of Goodbye My Princess with Chen Xing Xu and Peng Xiao Ran?

Things in dramaland change so fast, in the blink of an eye, Goodbye My Princess changes its fate of being shelved to immediately airing! I love how the female character looks and I’m very tempted to check it out. xD

Where’s the time….

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The Story of Ming Lan Discussion Post Week 7: Episodes 65 – Ending (Finale)

Seeing this picture really cemented the fact that Li Ying is married and with a child. She’s worked hard for years and now has created a family all on her own, and this drama seems to be the perfect representation of her work ethics and personal growth.

I will definitely take my time to watch this.

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The Story of Ming Lan Discussion Post Week 6: Episodes 55 – 64

My bad, we have one more week! I have put Ming Lan on hold for now… I think binging it later will be better for my heart. 😉

Saw a few gifs of Ming Lan post wedding and she looks hella feisty!

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First Impression: What do you think of The Legends with Bai Lu and Xu Kai?

Somebody be a dear and tell me if this is worth watching? The shallow in me is gobbling up the prettiness, reminds me of The Legends of Zu.

The Legends (招摇) is adapted from the novel written by Jiu Lu Fei Xiang starring new faces such as Bai Lu (King is Not Easy) and Xu Kai (Zhao Ge) as leads. Bai Lu plays Wan Lu Men’s Sect Master who is in pursuit of the legendary Wan Jun Sword left behind by the Demon Lord but she’s tricked by our hero which leads her into a precarious situation. Five years later (??!), she returns to her sect to get back her position but our hero has taken over the sect. He’s also the Demon Lord’s son disguised as a sect disciple to scheme her out of her position five years ago. She then lures him into another journey to get another sword (LOL) with the help of a rising wulin star (Dai Xu) but as it turns out, she gets kidnapped by her conspirator and the hero has to rescue her. Why does this sound so funny? Or am I reading this wrong? XD

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The Story of Ming Lan Discussion Post Week 5: Episodes 43 – 54

Our 6th Miss is officially off the market! And we have one more week to go with Ming Lan. Time flies.

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First Impression: What do you think of The Legend of Hao Lan with Wu Jin Yan and Mao Zi Jun?

Palace intrigues in the hands of Yu Zheng!

The Legend of Hao Lan is based on the life story of Queen Dowager Zhao, mother of Qin Shi Huang, first emperor of a unified China in 221 BC. According to the drama synopsis, our heroine was born into a prominent Zhao family but is targeted by her stepmother and loses everything. She’s bought by Lü Buwei (Nie Yuan) who then gifts her to Prince Yiren (Mao Zi Jun, yay! leading!), later King Zhuangxiang of Qin, who is held as a political hostage in the Kingdom of Zhao. The fight for power and love begins~

I saw some clips on youtube and they really torture Jin Yan to no end. O_O!

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Shawn Dou’s drama From Survivor to Healer drops new trailer, hinting at approaching broadcast

Shawn Dou Xiao‘s latest modern drama From Survivor to Healer (爱上你治愈我) might be the first to air (bought by YouKu)! Survivor reunites him with several friends; Miao Miao, who played Xiao Qi in Princess Agents, Tribes and Empire: Storms of Prophecy’s costar Peng Guan Ying who plays the third leg, and director Cao Dun from Tribes too. The story doesn’t seem anything extraordinary; he falls in love with the heroine in medical school but their families encounter unfortunate events, forcing our hero to avoid the love of his life and she decides to study abroad in Germany. Five years later, their teacher refers both of them to work at a hospital, allowing our hero to slowly win back his lady love, but she only softens as her mother undergoes medical treatments and he remains at her side. Peng Guan Ying develops feelings for the heroine but she rejects him cleanly. Then one day our hero discovers that his mom died eight years ago because of a car accident and is thrown into self-blame, doubting his career achievements, only recovering with the help of his love. The two later decide to pursue more education in Germany, forgoing marriage.

I know the plot is typical but the new trailer suggests some gripping dramatic performances from the leads and supporting cast.

To be honest, I just miss his brighter-than-my-future smile onscreen. xD

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