Hunan TV’s “flower fields, ancient castle, romantic comedy drama” of the summer, Flowers in Fog 花非花雾非雾, definitely took me by surprise when in episode 2, a number of the main characters, music and dance students in France, broke out in choreographed dance and song.
Given that two of the leads, Zhang Rui and Li Sheng, play music students, they’re also prone to serenades. The best thing is, both actors are actually really good singers and sings all their characters’s songs themselves. Ruby Lin and Joo Jin-mo also find their romance through opera, but I don’t think they sing their own parts.
Watch Zhang Rui and company sing and dance in ep.2。 I’m crossing my fingers that there’ll be more such scenes.
Also watch Zhang Rui serenade Li Sheng in the drama below. You can also watch it graciously English subbed by OXONSubbing@YouTube, who I believe is also planning to sub the series.