The World’s Most Googled Show Is a Chinese Period Drama

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
With its strong female lead and attention to historical detail, ‘Story of Yanxi Palace’ has cultivated fan followings in several Asian markets. Read More

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sees Poor Box-Office Returns in China

 /  News  / 
Despite proving a hit in the U.S., early numbers indicate that the film is unlikely to be a success in Asia’s biggest market. Read More

Movie Companies Flee En Masse From Desert Tax Haven

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Stricter tax regulations and policy changes in Khorgos are driving out production houses once drawn in by the city’s generous tax breaks. Read More

Animaniacs: Understanding China’s Nostalgia-Fueled Cartoon Craze

 /  Animations  / 
A remake of a beloved childhood cartoon aired in China this week, eliciting varied reactions and a wave of nostalgia among netizens. Read More

Dad Sues Shanghai Disney Over Child Discount

 /  News  / 
Disneyland might be the happiest place on earth, but it’s managed to get on the wrong side of one Chinese father. Read More

Boy-Coin: The World’s First Fan-Made Cryptocurrency

 /  News  / 
A new cryptocurrency targeting fans of teen boy band TFBoys took Chinese social media by storm over the weekend, but the pop trio’s agency has denied having any affiliation with the project. Read More

‘The Return of the Pearl Princess’ Returns to Hunan TV, Again

 /  News  / 
Hunan TV’s screening of 20-year-old series rekindles memories just in time for the holidays. Read More

Prodigal Frogs Are China’s Latest Gaming Fad

 /  News  / 
Players divided over whether ‘Traveling Frog’ is a cute diversion, or just plain boring. Read More

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