Godfrey Gao’s Passing Ignites Debates about Media Industry’s Work Culture

 /  News  / 
The death of Godfrey Gao has sparked outrage over working conditions in China’s TV industry, due to its long hours, extreme stunts, and lax safety standards. Read More

League of Its Own: The Video Game That Shaped a Generation

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
A decade on from its release, the online video game ‘League of Legends’ has become a cultural touchstone for many Chinese millennials. Read More

A Chinese Drama Is Digitally Erasing Its Scandal-Plagued Actors

 /  News  / 
The producers of ‘Win the World’ say they’re replacing Fan Bingbing and Gao Yunxiang with stars who have yet to fall from grace. Read More

‘A Little Reunion’ Dives Headlong Into China’s Thorniest Themes

 /  TV  / 
The popular drama series has been well-received by viewers, who appreciate that it hasn’t shied away from weighty social issues. Read More

Chinese Director Says He’s ‘Truly Sorry’ for Sci-Fi Flop

 /  News  / 
After the big-budget film ‘Shanghai Fortress’ tanked in theaters, netizens are wondering whether there will ever be new hope for the genre to live long and prosper in China. Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Becomes Latest Trade War Casualty

 /  News  / 
The beloved fantasy show’s last episode managed to disappoint Chinese fans even before they started watching it. Read More

With ‘Endgame,’ Chinese Superfans Renew a Love Affair With Marvel

 /  Opinion  / 
Some watch it for the thrills. Others say it gives them a fresh view on identity and gender. Read More

Chinese Video Game Highlights Complex Reality of War With Japan

 /  Game  / 
Genre-bending indie title “The Invisible Guardian” is part choose-your-own-adventure novel, part wartime drama. Read More

Knights in Ancient Armor Fight to Save Chinese Culture

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
After decades of being stuck in the dark ages, China's historical military re-enactment scene is in the midst of a renaissance. Read More

Marvel Movie Pantheon to Welcome First Asian Hero

 /  News  / 
Plot twist: Some view character’s father, supervillain Fu Manchu, as the embodiment of anti-Asian prejudice. Read More

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