XDRAMAsX’s 2018 Drama Review

I didn’t actually watch Secret of the Three Kingdoms, but Wan Qian‘s Fu Shou is so pretty I just had to include her in my post.

It’s that time of year again, when I collect all my thoughts on the dramas I watched over the past year. I vowed to watch many of the shows in the discarded list because they starred my favourites, conveniently forgetting that good actors cannot always elevate the quality of a drama.

On the other hand, dramas that weren’t initially on my radar ended up becoming the shows I was most invested in, probably because I had zero expectations going in. What are your thoughts on this year’s drama offerings?

Collection of Cfensi’s past reviews: Dramas | Movies

**Spoilers ahead, do proceed with caution.

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Air date update, April 2018

[Last updated: April 13th]

I’m in the middle of a drama drought right now, though Great Expectations and Women in Beijing’s teasers have caught my interest.

Great Expectations 远大前程 – Apr 1
Featuring: Chen Sicheng, Yuan Hong, Tong Liya, Amber Kuo
Details: 58 episodes, daily drama on Hunan TV
A story of love, romance and revenge set in 1920s Shanghai. I’m actually way more excited about the gang lords.

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Shanghai’s gang lords unveiled in new teaser for Great Expectations

The new trailer for Great Exectations 远大前程 focuses on second generation mob bosses Huang Jinrong, Du Yuesheng and Zhang Xiaolin, played by veteran actors Ni Dahong (Intrude the Widow Village at Midnight), Zhao Lixin (Chinese Style Relationship) and Liu Yijun (Lost Love in Times) respectively.

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