Shawn Dou confirms Asunaro Hakusho adaptation ‘Ten Years Late’ with Gulnazar, attends Tribes and Empire press conference

Awww man, our Mr. Smile aka Shawn Dou Xiao will be doing another modern drama… but it sounds so dark and gloomy! Hear me cry. It’s adapted from manga series Asunaro Hakusho (あすなろ白書 “Asunaro White Paper”) by Fumi Saimon.

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Cdramas Begin Filming: Huang Xiao Ming’s The Years You Were Late, Shu Chang’s Meet Miss Anxiety, William Chan’s Age of Legends

Eeee! William Chan is keeping his facial hair intact, at least beautifully maintained, for his new role in Age of Legends. He looks mighty hot. Lol. I know, so so shallow.

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New Trailers: Tribes and Empires Storm of Prophecy, Fighter of the Destiny, Song of Phoenix

All three dramas dropped a new trailer and some stills last night but of course, only two have air dates. You should know which ones. Sigh ~

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Interviews with the Crew of Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy

Time to check back in with the epic historical fantasy drama Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy (九州海上牧云记). In the past few months, they have been releasing stills and some BTS videos with interviews with the cast and crew. Again, a lot of work and thought and effort were spent so hopefully this summer will be the green light for Prophecy.

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Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy reveals sweat and blood behind the scene

How is it possible that everything about this drama intrigues me? Even the behind-the-scene video is slick and sounds epic to the ears than your typical promotional materials for other dramas! At this point, even if the script fails, I can purely watch for the visual festivity before my eyes. But honestly, after seeing the amount of work they poured in for the set, materials, and costumes, I have a new found respect for the production team, going above and beyond to map out their imaginations into concrete settings. I love you Tribes, don’t fail me.

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Abandoned royalties raise wars in 6-minute trailer for Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy

While I had some good laughs in the last post, clarifying that Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy is indeed a drama, and not a movie, it’s rather sad to see how small our expectations have become over the years in Cdramaland. Keep in mind that this drama started filming around August of last year and hence has plenty of time to edit and film, but the trailer crew did do a damn good job in knocking our breath away with the first teaser. Mr. Cao Dun, I shall remember your name! They just dropped the official trailer a few hours ago. Have a look and again I’m thoroughly thrilled even at the resonant voices in the trailer.

Hook, line, and sinker!

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Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy reveals official posters for the men

Checking back with another drama. 🙂 Ancient fantasy series, Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy (九州·海上牧云记) has just released the first posters of its solid male cast ensemble. You can refer to my previous post for the full cast list. They invested a lot of money and it definitely shows in the high quality costumes below. The setting takes place in Novaland, a period in Kevin Cheng’s Hua Xu Yin: City of Desperate Love.

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