Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Three Heroes and Five Gallants – 五鼠鬧東京 | 42 Episodes

Zhao Zhan (Kevin Yan), an expert swordsman, saves the life of Justice Bao Zhen (Liang Guan Hua) during the Northern Song Dynasty and is rewarded for his brave deed. But Ji Pang (Ma Shu Liang), an evil minister who is hungry for power, uses Zhan’s name to provoke a group of legendary swordsmen known as the Five Mice of Xian Kong Island. Bai Yu Tang (Chen Xiao) leads the Five Mice to the capital to locate Zhan and seek revenge. During their journey, the five swordsman hear about the evil doings of Ji Pang and his son and decide to go to Chen Zhou to deal with them first. When Justice Bao is framed by his enemies and put in prison, Zhan is left to protect the Song Dynasty on his own. Zhan needs the help of the Five Mice to protect the court against their mutual enemies, but how willing will Yu Tang be to help when the two men get entangled in a love triangle with Ding Yue Hua (Zheng Shuang), a beautiful woman who wields a deadly sword better than any of her male contemporaries? “The Three Heroes and Five Gallants” is a 2016 Chinese drama series directed by Wu Chia Tai. It is based on the 19th-century classic novel by the same title written by Shi Yu Kun.