The Blue Whisper Part 1 tells of an angsty romance between spirit controller Ji Yunhe (Dilraba) and pretty merman Changyi (Ren Jialun) who gives his tail for legs. Part 1 ends with the leads misunderstanding each other, though from the trailer it seems like they’ll eventually work together again to defeat the tyrannical Princess Shunde (Guo Xiaoting). I didn’t like the previous merman-related drama (Mirror: Twin Cities), so hopefully this one is better.
The 22 episode drama premieres on Youku tonight at 6pm (CN time). Part 2 will run for 21 episodes and should follow shortly. Drama watching calendars included below the cut.
Upcoming fantasy romance drama The Blue Whisper: Our First Encounter stars Dilraba as a demon controller and Ren Jialun as the beautiful merman her clan is keeping captive. The first part is tentatively scheduled to run for 22 episodes on Youku early next year, while the second part will run for 21 episodes shortly thereafter.
Eternal Love / Parting of the Orchid and Demon King 苍兰诀 (lit.) stars Yu Shuxin as Little Orchid Flower, the reincarnation of a powerful goddess whose clan was massacred by demon lord Dongfang Qingcang (Dylan Wang). Little Orchid Flower unwittingly releases him from captivity, and a torturous romance begins.
Part 1 of The Blue Whisper is titledOur First Encounter 驭鲛记之与君初相识 and stars Dilraba as Ji Yunhe, the most powerful demon controller in the valley. She is ordered by Princess Shunde to tame the beautiful merman Changyi (Ren Jialun) and have him do three things: speak the human language, transform the tail into a pair legs and stay absolutely loyal to the princess. Unfortunately, their difference in social status and race leads to several misunderstandings, and their romance takes a melodramatic turn.
Once Upon a Time in Lingjian Mountain is an upcoming xianxia rom-com starring Xu Kai and Zhang Rongrong as a hilarious disciple-teacher pair. The 37 episode web drama releases 2 eps every Tues-Fri on iQiyi (Eng subs on app) and Tencent.
We Are All Aloneis set in the entertainment industry, and stars Qin Lan as a talent agent who must rebuild her career from scratch. Gao Yixiang plays the lawyer with the smouldering gaze. Costars include Wang Ziyi as an idol and Wang Yaoqing as the CEO of the heroine’s agency. Kara Hui and Guo Xiaoting play artists signed under the agency.