Homesick (2022) 回来的女儿: C-Drama Series Review

Part of the Iqiyi’s Light On Series, Homesick is based on incidents in the 90s with the focus on the disappearance of caretaker Xiao Xiu’s while working for the Li family. The series start off with the arrival of a young girl, Chen You Xi, at industrial Tan Ling town. She is adamant to investigate … More Homesick (2022) 回来的女儿: C-Drama Series Review

Ice Fantasy (2016) 幻城 : C-Drama & Novel Review

Ice Fantasy originates from a novel written by author Guo Jing Ming which was then made into a tv series in 2016. Both the novels and the series were a little unconventional, and also mired in its share of controversies too. Ice Fantasy the tv series first caught my attention with the very eye-catching blonde/ … More Ice Fantasy (2016) 幻城 : C-Drama & Novel Review

New Life Begins (2022) 卿卿日常: C-Drama Series Review

The 40-episodes series is a mix of coming-of-age adventures for a bunch of young royalties, romance and worldly wisdom, sprinkled with comical reliefs. The focus is in the region of Xin Chuan whereby the Lord of Xin Chuan has 10 sons and the other 8 regions will send ladies representative to be married off to … More New Life Begins (2022) 卿卿日常: C-Drama Series Review

Strange Tales from Tang Dynasty (2022) 唐朝诡事录: C-Drama Series Review

We have heard of Strange Tales of Liao Zhai often enough, but never before Strange Tales from Tang Dynasty. The series follow two main leads who became unlikely close friends & compatriots – Lu Ling Feng (Head of Imperial Army) and Su Wu Ming (Sheriff of Chang An & disciple of the famous Di Ren … More Strange Tales from Tang Dynasty (2022) 唐朝诡事录: C-Drama Series Review

Take Two (2021) 换命真相 : HK-Drama Series Review

A 25-episode TVB series which explores the old adage of time-travel for a second chance in life. The male lead Sze Kwong dies while trying to save his sister while on the run from the the evil-doer property developer Hong Wing-yan. He wakes up a few months earlier, realises his second chance in life and … More Take Two (2021) 换命真相 : HK-Drama Series Review

Be My Wife I, II, III (2019, 2020, 2021) 邪王追妻: C-Anime Series Review

The Chinese title is actually Lord of Xie chasing for a wife. Hence, I would have thought the novel’s English title is more appropriate ie The Demonic King who Chases His Wife. The original novel is authored by Su Xiao Nan and is an ongoing novel which is already in its 1,700++ chapters as a … More Be My Wife I, II, III (2019, 2020, 2021) 邪王追妻: C-Anime Series Review

Love Between Fairy & Devil (2022) 苍兰诀 : C-Drama Series Review

The title of the series already gives away the storyline – love story of a couple from the opposite sides – the immortal fairy Little Orchid (Xiao Lan Hua) and the “devil” from Moon Tribe’s Supreme Lord Dong Fang Qing Cang. Their encounter arose accidentally when Little Orchid is sucked into the prison in Heaven, … More Love Between Fairy & Devil (2022) 苍兰诀 : C-Drama Series Review

Love Like the Galaxy (2022) 星汉灿烂 : C-Drama Series Review

The 56-episode series is based on the story of Cheng Shao Shang (nickname Niao Niao and portrayed by Zhao Lu Si), a young girl of marriageable age. Born in a family of military general, she is taken care by her grandmother and aunt since young as both parents are out on military expeditions. Unfortunately, Shao … More Love Like the Galaxy (2022) 星汉灿烂 : C-Drama Series Review

Communion (2022) 回归 : TVB-Drama Series Review

With the 25th anniversary of HK’s return to Mainland China, TVB has been airing series trailing the decades since the return. Communion is one such series, a short 15 episodes focusing on food & beverage industry of Yuet Tak brand. Chef Au Yiu Cho (Roger Kwok) took over the Yuet Tak restaurant in mid 1990s. … More Communion (2022) 回归 : TVB-Drama Series Review

Mom, Don’t Do That! (2022) 妈,别闹了! : C-Drama Series Review

The 11-episode series, originated and produced in Taiwan, is at first a surprisingly light-hearted comedy, but with significant depth in exploring the multi-layered emotions in family ties, love, death, betrayal, courage, friendship and communication. The series pivots its focus on Wang Mei Mei, a widow who lost her almost perfect, loving & patient husband ~ … More Mom, Don’t Do That! (2022) 妈,别闹了! : C-Drama Series Review