Animated Film About Cheeky Kid With Powers Breaks Records

 /  Animations  / 
“Ne Zha” has become the highest-grossing Chinese animated movie of all time, snatching the spotlight from Disney’s ‘Lion King’ remake. Read More

Born Again: China’s Girl Groups and the Life Cycle of a Stardom

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
China’s idol industry went from boom to bust in the blink of an eye. Now some girls are fighting their way back to the top. Read More

New Tencent Games Highlight Challenges of Visual Impairment

 /  Game  / 
Two recent releases shed light on the experiences of the visually impaired — in both the real and virtual worlds. Read More

Vlogs, Once Ignored in China, Are Suddenly in Vogue

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Tech companies hungry for the newest hype turn to a tested format. Read More

TV Drama Highlights Gender Discrimination in Chinese Families

 /  TV  / 
The popular series “All Is Well” has netizens weighing in on whether all is indeed well for women in China’s modern families. Read More

Chinese Sci-Fi Blockbuster Draws Crowds on Opening Day

 /  Opinion  / 
‘The Wandering Earth’ — a big-budget adaptation of a Liu Cixin novel — is expected to spark deeper interest in homegrown science fiction. Read More

Famed Chinese Director Defamed Ex-Soldier in Memoir, Court Says

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Chen Kaige had refused to apologize for his unverified account of the plaintiff following a court decision. Read More

The Indie Game Decoding the Gay Male Reality

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
‘A Gay’s Life’ combines entertainment and information to educate and promote tolerance. Read More

The Village-Grown Dialect Film Festival

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
China’s first and only film festival dedicated to dialects has already celebrated its third birthday. Read More

A History of China’s TV Matchmaking

 /  TV  / 
From flashy hosts to fake romance, the evolving format of China’s televised dating shows reflect changing attitudes toward dating and marriage. Read More

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