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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Behind-The-Scenes videos: Tribes and Empires, Ever Night, Legend of Fu Yao, Sweet Dreams

You know me, I love behind-the-scenes videos. These Chinese productions have hundreds of workers on locations every day, so it’s not strange to see how fast they can shoot a drama within 3 months (usually modern), day-in-day-out. What we see onscreen is a the final results of blood and sweats and watching these videos always shows a new level of appreciation for the crew who works tirelessly behind the cameras all-year long.

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Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy fiiiiinally gets a real air date!!

OMGAHHH!! Can I get a hallaluyah?! Oh yea, my birthday month is proving to be a festive occasion! Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy (海上牧云记) with Huang Xuan, Shawn Dou, Xu Lu, and Zhou Yi Wei is finally airing!!

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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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Liu Shi Shi and Wang Qian Yuan’s The Battle At Dawn To Air

Lol. Did you notice? Looks like the ladies of Chinese Paladin are lining up their projects to come out one after another (very considerate!) We have Tang Yan’s Princess Wei Young, then Yang Mi’s Eternal Love, and now Liu Shi Shi‘s republican drama, The Battle At Dawn (黎明决战) with veteran actor Wang Qian Yuan as her male lead. Scary stuff!

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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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Bulletin Board: Cdramaland/ENT News (37)

It’s been a while! So many news that I can’t get to them individually.

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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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