Song of the Moon: Xu Lu exchanges three days of happiness for a dark future with Zhang Bin Bin

Song of the Moon (月歌行) is adapted from the novel written by Shu Ke. I wrote about the novel previously here. And this is the synopsis from Qiyi: Young girl Liuzue (played by Xu Lu) exchanged her life’s fate for the pleasure of being with a mysterious man for three days, and since then, she has gone through a lot of ups and downs, and a rocky relationship. In order to safeguard the life of the people, to protect their loved ones, they have gone through a lot of hardships and difficulties, devoting their lives to bear the promise of the gentleman. Can they break through their destiny and change the ending?

Hoping its a decent drama for these two! They need a hit!

Airing 12/15~

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Song Of The Moon with Zhang Bin Bin and Xu Lu finally releases some substantial promo stills

Would you believe me if I tell you this post was written in Feb (when filming wrapped) of this year but has it been sitting in the draft section? Why? Mainly because the production is so stingy with promo stills! And even now as they are gearing up to premiere…no trailer… >.>

Song of the Moon (月歌行) is adapted from the novel written by Shu Ke and stars Zhang Bin Bin and Xu Lu as the leads. This is what I have gathered from the novel: It is a tragic story. This is not a story about a good girl, this is a story about a lonely girl (a lot of readers say she’s pretty unlikable). The loneliness in her life breeds her stubborn, selfish, and bitter personality, and she acknowledges those traits. Our heroine comes from a wealthy family, her parents let her do whatever she wants and it’s the downfall of her life. She sees that they only care for her younger brother, who’s deemed as the one to carry on the family line (quite typical). She meets our male lead when she’s about 10/11 and he appears surprised to learn that the person said to help him save his people is a girl. He’s the Demon Lord, if you’re curious, always wearing a black robe. Like a genie, he tells her he’s the person to guide her destiny, to give her powers, to do a lot of big things. To compensate her for the future, he gives her two options, 1) He can do any 3 things for her or 2) She can have him for 3 days and he’ll do anything for her in those 3 days. Of course, to a little kid, the second option sounds much better and so she picks #2. After 3 days of fun and excitement, he disappears. A big fire takes away her family’s wealth and her parents don’t think twice about selling her to buy medicines for their beloved son. She’s sold to a manor and trained to become a killer. Our male lead also has another identity ~

I feel bad for our female lead – she gets abandoned quite a lot by the people who claim to love her, including our male lead. But a lot of people also die for her….. Some readers said that the love story wasn’t satisfying to them, some questioned whether he did indeed love her or not. Is it love or is it pity? Is it both?

I didn’t see a translation for the novel yet. If you’re aware of one, please let me know!

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Unrest in Shanghai keeps Chen Xing Xu, Zhang Jing Yi, and Lin Yan Jun on their toes in Fall In Love

After being postponed in August, Fall in Love (一见倾心) is slated to air 11/9!

It’s a republican series and the story begins in 1926 when our heroine (Zhang Jing Yi) returns to her homeland in China with her mother’s ashes. Her parents split when she was young and now she musters up the courage to return to his residence with the goal of trying to find out what happened in the past that led to their split and the loss of lives (her siblings). She meets two powerful men on opposite end of the unrest in Shanghai: our male lead (Chen Xing Xu), a newly appointed commander of the Shanghai army, and our second male lead (Lin Yan Jun), son of a powerful military general. The three become friends and go through many life and death events together.

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Chen Xing Xu, Zhang Jing Yi, and Lin Yan Jun resist the temptation to ‘Fall In Love’ to uncover secrets of the past

Fall in Love (一见倾心) is an upcoming republican series and the story begins in 1926 when our heroine (Zhang Jing Yi) returns to her homeland in China with her mother’s ashes. Her parents split when she was young and now she musters up the courage to return to his residence with the goal of trying to find out what happened in the past that led to their split and the lost of lives of her siblings. She meets two powerful men on opposite end of the unrest in Shanghai: our male lead (Chen Xing Xu), a newly appointed commander of the Shanghai army, and our second male lead (Lin Yan Jun), son of a powerful military general. The three become friends and go through many life and death events together.

Airing 8/31~ Postponed

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Fan Cheng Cheng and Cheng Xiao’s The World of Fantasy (Spirit Realm) confirms airing date

The World of Fantasy, previously known as Spirit Realm (灵域) stars Fan Cheng Cheng and Cheng Xiao. It’s based on an popular novel written by Ni Cang Tian, which also has a game and an animation version. The story follows our male lead who is said to have the Heaven Fighting Race’s bloodline in him. It is said that 30,000 years ago, the Heavenly Fighting Race invaded the Spirit Realm and wreaked havoc in many races and multiple dimensions, until they were stopped by the combined efforts of the Hundred Races and disappeared. 30,000 years later, our male lead lives quietly in a household, appearing like a dummy to others but in actuality, he is in deep cultivation. Cheng Xiao will play his childhood sweetheart.

Airing 1/9~

I don’t know either of the leads; but FCC is Fan Bing Bing’s brother and Cheng Xiao looks like the IT girl for this year.

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Xing Fei charms Yu Meng Long and Merxat in The Moon Brightens For You

The Moon Brightens For You (明月曾照江东寒) is a wuxia drama adapted from the novel written by Ding Mo. She’s paired up with Alan Yu Meng Long. It follows the growth of our female lead who leaves the protective arms of her parents to join jianghu and the male lead who is on a revenge mission for his clan, but he hides his motives behind a pretty and sickly appearance of a playboy. xD

Airing 10/6!

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The Moon Brightens For You releases first trailer with Xing Fei and Yu Meng Long

The Moon Brightens For You (明月曾照江东寒) is a wuxia drama adapted from the novel written by Ding Mo. She’s paired up with Alan Yu Meng Long. It follows the growth of our female lead who leaves the protective arms of her parents to join jianghu and the male lead who is on a revenge mission for his clan, but he hides his motives behind a pretty and sickly appearance of a playboy. hehe. We all know who loves this type of male leads. xD

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First Impression: What do you think of The Love Lasts Two Minds with Yu Meng Long and Chen Yu Qi?

Another visual couple! Adapted from the novel written by Ji Yue Jiao Jiao, The Love Lasts Two Minds stars Chen Yu Qi as a noble lady, daughter of a general, who is kidnapped on her way to a temple to rest/reflect. Upon waking up, her memory is gone and she escapes an arranged marriage by masquerading as a guy and becoming a constable in a local town, where she meets Yu Meng Long’s character, who was just assassinated and returned back under a new identity (memory intact). The two work together to unravel the deep political conspiracies within the palace.

Begins airing today 2/21!

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