“Most boys in China grew up reading or watching content based on the Three Kingdoms. It's more or less a complex towards these heroic characters of warring times,” A Chinese fanatic of the newly released Total War: Three Kingdoms, a strategy game developed by British studio Creative Assembly, told me. “Every Chinese boy has a dream of the Three Kingdoms. You would wonder how you would have organized your armies if you were the army leader.”
Butterfly Lovers is a Chinese version of Romeo and Juliet, a touching love story that is one of the four greatest folktales in ancient China. Set in the Eastern Jin dynasty (265–420 AD), the beautiful tale has existed for over a thousand years, enduring until this day.
When I first thought of comparing Game of Thrones to the Three Kingdoms, it seemed pretty ridiculous. One story takes place in the fictional land of Westeros, an imaginary world where dragons, sorcerers and walking dead exist. Another is a romantic version of real Chinese history, with rivalry, reunions and scheming between three ancient kingdoms at a time when the rule of Han dynasty was at its lowest around 220 A.D.
“Seven years after I graduate from my master school, I still have the nightmares, I still dream of those classes, where the teacher is shouting, those sweaty summer days. I would dream of how I didn't finish my math papers, and failed to find all the revision materials. I kinda feel it will haunt me all my life.”
The superhero epic has already overtaken Operation Red Sea, a 2018 Chinese action war film, as the third most successful film in Chinese box office history, right behind Wolf Warrior 2 (5.6 billion yuan) and The Wandering Earth (4.6 billion yuan).
Niu HongHong, Bruce Zhang (Old Tomato), Wang Yibo, are some of the most popular young people on Chinese social media. They have been doing what they loved since they were in school. With the power of the Internet, they are today some of the most well-known cartoonists, content creators and photographers.
As summer approaches, it is time to make your travel plan. If you are interested in coming to China for your summer vacation, it might surprise you how many places you have already “been to”, I mean, through Hollywood films. Now, let's take a closer look at these breathtaking Hollywood filming locations in China.
All the legends will retire one day. In the 14,000,605 of different ending scenarios, only one leads to hope and light, and that one is the living reality.
After all, it's a good thing that they find Jesus. Whether they are cured by Christianity, or reach a state of inner peace brought by sharing a faith is unknown.
What keeps you striving for more is not only your own willpower or determination, but the torrents of the times.
After the decease of the mother in Su family, the conflict between family members, especially between the three kids and their father, becomes drastic and the family starts to collapse as the father seeks excessive support from his kids.
It was a turbulent time, mingled with individual tragedies brought by nationwide policies including family planning and massive layoffs in state-owned enterprises.
On Mar. 27, the video streaming platform Kuaishou officially released the “Leaders of Intangible Cultural Heritage” project.