Along with the no-longer “buck-toothed” and never “ugly” Yang Peiyi, Anson Hu sings the theme songs for Ethan Ruan’s movie New “Boy Jia Li.” Produced by SMG, New “Boy Jia Li” is a children’s movie based on the book of the same name. When Ethan Ruan’s character, the class teacher, goes to work at a TV station, Jia Li’s seventh grade class is without a leader. The class also becomes involved in a conflict with the neighboring class. As the classes learns to get along, Jia Li grows up and Ethan Ruan finds a love of his own.
Despite the recent lack of an idol market that caters to older teens, mainland has great dramas for school-aged children. From the elementary schools of “Happy Planet,” to the middle schools of “Girl’s Diary,” to the high school of Sky, these dramas depict the daily lives of students with a splash of romance between the teachers. The next one to look for is sequel “Boy’s Diary,” starring Yang Zi, Lu Hu and Yang Lei.