Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World set for release

… and we return to RPG-inspired dramas,

Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World is aiming for a May 23rd release date, starring Han Dongjun, Gulnazar, Zheng Yuanchang, Xiao Caiqi, and Jin Chen.  Those looking forward to this can probably expect more goodies soon.

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Weddings aglore in Azure Hill

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The mysterious town near Azure Hills, where no wedding ever works out, and the Lantern Festival occurs every other day.

Tang Yixin, Wang Kai, Jin Chen, Xiaocaiqi, Yao Yixin, Zhai Tianlin and Mike Angelo are only some of the people (foxes) getting married in the currently-airing Foxes of Azure Hill/Legend of Qing Qiu Fox.

So far, I would say the three chapters are in reverse order of quality.  Xiaocaiqi and Fu Xinbo make a surprisingly cute pair in probably the best-written chapter so far, Jiang Kaitong and Zhai Tianlin pull off the over-the-top story with their natural cuteness (although his dubber is the worst), while Chen Yao is the only redeeming feature of chapter 1.

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The Imperial Doctress to air

Ignore the historical inaccuracies on the story-side, gawk at successes on the costume-side… and wonder why Chinese drama releases are trying to put dark rings around our eyes…  We’re really all going to need doctors after this for sleep disorders…

The Imperial Doctress is set to air.  Starring Liu ShishiWallace Huo, Huang Xuan, Li Chengyuan, Jin Chen, and Yuan Wenkang, here is to more stills and goodies to drum up to the release.

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The Foxes of Azure Hills airs on Chinese New Year

The real reason this is airing relatively quickly after filming...

The real reason this is airing relatively quickly after filming…

The Foxes of Azure Hills/Legend of the Qing Qiu Fox seems to be set for release tomorrow, February 8th.  Starring Jiang Jinfu, Gulnazar, Jin Chen,  Mike D. AngeloXiao Caiqi,  Chen Yao, Zhang Ruoyun, Zhang RuoxuanJiang Kaitong, Zhai Tianlin, Fu Xinbo and Wang Kai, prepare for the usual promotion barrage.

Theme song by Yu Kewei below and more goodies below the cut.

Theme song 2, Insert song by Claire Kuo, Promo 1, Wang Kai Promo 2, Trailer-Promo 3,

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The Foxes of Azure Hills set to air in February

I am hoping that some of the improvements in production value from Qin’s moon carry over into this drama.

The Foxes of Azure Hills has released foggy stills with plenty of editing.  Starring Jiang Jinfu, Gulnazar, Jin Chen,  Mike D. Angelo (as Wu Yifan), Xiao Caiqi (as Sun Li),  Chen Yao, Zhang Ruoyun, Zhang RuoxuanJiang Kaitong (as Liu Shishi), Zhai Tianlin, Fu Xinbo and Wang Kai (as Yuan Hong), those looking forward to this drama can probably look for a late February release. This is the third drama to air in a role starring Jiang Jinfu (the other two being Qin’s Moon and The Adventure for Love 寻找爱的冒险, which airs on the 20th on Hunan TV), and the sixth with Wang Kai.

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Stills for Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World

I’ll just say that constipation, especially in the face of somebody you are interested in, can be a blessing…

Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World has released more stills while we wait for a trailer.  Starring Han DongjunGulnazar, Zheng YuanchangXiao Caiqi, and Jin Chen, these give us a better look into the relationships between the characters.

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Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World releases trailer

Gender equality means it’s time for the guys to have sexy period baths.

Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World has released more stills and a trailer, starring Han DongjunGulnazar, Zheng YuanchangXiao Caiqi, and Jin Chen.  Remember that this drama is supposed to be based on the RPG Chinese Paladin 5 (The Legend of Sword and Fairy 5).  Trailer of the original game for comparison.

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Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World begins filming

Compared to previous Tangren RPG dramas, I think I see improvements in costuming…

Chinese Paladin 5: Clouds of the World has released its first stills.  Starring Han DongjunGulnazar, Zheng YuanchangXiao Caiqi, and Jin Chen,  here is to another Tangren RPG-based drama.

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The Foxes of Azure Hills releases more stills

You get pointy ears!  You get pointy ears!  Every-body gets pointy ears! 2:40

The Foxes of Azure Hills has released more stills after its trailer.  Starring Jiang Jinfu, Gulnazar, Jin Chen,  Mike D. AngeloXiao Caiqi,  WuXin: The Monster Killer couple Chen Yao and Zhang Ruoyun, real-life couple Jiang Kaitong and Zhai Tianlin, and idarklight’s biases  Fu Xinbo and Wang Kai. It will be interesting to see Tangren return to making this type of drama after a while (Liaozhai Zhiyi and Liaozhai Qi Nvzi).

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The Foxes of Azure Hills releases stills

I’m not sure what to make of this. I guess the Chinese fantasy genre is the new hot now?

Tangren has released stills for their new drama The Foxes of Azure Hills , starring Zhang Ruoyun, Jiang Jinfu, Gulnazar, Jin Chen, Chen Yao, Yao Yichen, Qiao Xin, Fu Xinbo, Wang Kai, Xiao Caiqi, Mike D. Angelo, and Tang Yixin.  This drama seems to be following the pattern of some of Tangren’s older productions in adapting fantasy stories from Liao Zhai (Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio).  Costuming is not bad but I really hope they look better in action…

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