Wonderful Fate is the perfect time travel/transmigration drama if you want something playing in the background that you can occasionally check into.
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‘Oh My General’ Review: Hilarious Subversions of Gender Tropes
Oh My General is a rare breath of fresh air that dances on the thin line between the traditional and the unconventional.
‘Word of Honor’ Review: Fantastic Story, Flawed Plotting
Word of Honor fumbles through a great story, but is still a drama many should enjoy.
‘The Rebel Princess’ Review: No Expense Is Spared and It Shows
The Rebel Princess is, by far, one of the best the world of Chinese costume dramas has to offer.
‘Court Lady’ Review: A Celebration of Tang Dynasty Fashion
Court Lady is an excellent interpretation of Emperor Taizong’s reign, even though it skirts the responsibility of being an accurate historical retelling.
‘The Sword and the Brocade’ Review: Lackluster Story With a Soul
The Sword and the Brocade is pleasant as a visual and lackluster as a story, but the few good choices it got right makes the drama compelling enough that you want to see it through to the end.
‘Consort Meng Arrives’ Review: Anachronistic Harem Dramedy Is a Laugh
Consort Meng Arrives is an anachronistic harem story full of modern Chinese vernacular and humor that knows itself too well to take itself seriously.
‘Legend of Two Sisters in the Chaos’ Review: Wasted Potentials Galore
Legend of Two Sisters in the Chaos had been on my must-watch drama list since Meng Ziyi, Wang Zhuocheng, and Aarif Rahman’s character posters first came out. Sadly, for all my anticipation, I was rewarded with a half baked letdown.
‘Go Princess Go’ Review: A Campy Parody With a Serious Story
Chinese web series Go Princess Go is an entertaining spectacle of a drama that should not be as good as it is.
‘The King’s Woman’ Review: Watch It for the Aesthetics
The King’s Woman starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Vin Zhang is a Chinese drama worth watching, if only for the actors and the costumes.