Headlines from China: Key Trends in China’s Anime Sector

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A few years ago, it was almost unimaginable that Chinese anime would be able to compete with Japanese anime. Yet today, the market share of domestic anime is rapidly increasing in China. Read More

Headlines from China: The New Year Holiday Season is Not about Domestic Comedies Anymore 

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The two months between late November and late January are considered one of the most important holiday seasons for China box office. Read More

Headlines from China: Is TVB Becoming “Foxconn” for China’s Streaming Sites?

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For audiences in mainland China, TVB shows are a part of their childhood and youthhood memories. However, over the past a few years, we can barely think of a TVB show that is truly memorable. Read More

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors You Need to Know

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From Andy Lau ("The Great Wall") to Kris Wu ("Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"), here is a list of 10 Chinese actors you need to know. Read More

Internet Celebrities Angelababy, Papi Jiang are China’s Youngest Philanthropists

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With a donation of US$3.1 million, 30-year-old online sensation Papi Jiang was named China’s youngest philanthropist, according to the Hurun Research Institute’s Philanthropy List 2017. The Hurun Research Institute’s Philanthropy List 2017, which is in its 14th iteration, ranks the Chinese mainland’s 100 “most generous individuals” based on the value of their cash (or cash equivalent) donations from April Read More

Tag Heuer Names Angelababy Brand Ambassador, Shrugs Off Dior Controversy

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The Angelababy-Tag Heuer collaboration follows closely on the heels of a similar partnership she had with the Parisian fashion house Christian Dior in May, which became controversial after it attracted swaths of negative reviews on social media. Read More

Chinese Celebrity and the Soft Power Machine

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In the first in a series of occasional guest Op-eds, China Film Insider brings you the voices of two academics in Britain who are recording milestones and studying trends in the growing world of Chinese moviemaking, Read More

China’s Celebrity ‘Wedding of the Year’ Promotes Stars’ Own Brands

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This past week, the hot topic on China’s Weibo- and WeChat-sphere was the wedding of actors Huang Xiaoming and Angela Yeung (better known as Angelababy), a stereotypically fairytale event held at the very romantic Shanghai Exhibition Center. Attended by nearly 600 guests, among them celebrities like Li Bingbing, Shu Qi, Chiling Lin, and Hong Kong Read More