Magicians of Love


愛情魔髮師 / 爱情魔发师 / Ai Qing Mo Fa Shi / Love Magicians

Cast:

  • Ming Dao (Du Ya Si / Artz)
  • Joanne Zeng (Bei Ruo Yi / Xiao Bei)
  • Sam Wang (Lin Er Qi / Richie)
  • Jacky Zhu (Fei Nan Du / Fernando)
  • Huang Yu Rong (Xiao Zhe Ming)
  • Sonia Sui (Ye Ke Lan)

Year: 2006

Episodes: 22 (45 minutes)

Opening: “Wan Mei Qing Ren / 完美情人 / Perfect Lover” by 183 Club

Ending: “Tian Mi Yue Ding / 甜蜜约定 / A Date So Sweet” by 183 Club

Story/Synopsis:

World-wide famous hair salon Neo-Image has just opened. The beautiful hairstyles of the three popular hairstylists (Artz, Richie and Fernando) attract huge crowds. At this time, an external official came to them for help. There was an event called “The Chinese Hairstyle Competition” and they have found a part-time working young female hair-dresser, Xiao Bei, to compete against the French stylist to help advertise the French Hair Products. As this competition will greatly affect the country’s status, the three guys decided to help.

Later, they find talent in Xiao Bei and trick her into working for Neo-Image, since she refused to cooperate without a fight. One day, Xiao Bei is about to be hit by a car when Artz pushes her away and saves her life. He was wearing a jacket with the number 23 on it. When Xiao Bei saw Richie wearing the jacket and assumed that he was her savior, and she fell for him. However, Richie leads a dangerous life and he lives without knowing if he will have a “tomorrow” or not. Xiao Bei volunteers at a retirement home. A coincidence occurs involving Xiao Bei and Artz visiting his grandma Li Lian at the same time. Grandma Li Lian realizes that they are the perfect couple and convinces Artz into admitting his true feelings for her before it’s too late.

-DramaWiki

Trailer (Then again, it’s not a trailer. It’s the opening song. It’s the closest to trailer I can find … WHERE DID THOSE TRAILERS GO?):

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Legend of Star Apple


星蘋果樂園 / 星苹果乐园 / Hsing Ping Kuo Le Yüan / Xing Ping Guo Le Yuan

Cast:

  • Ming Dao (Tao Si)
  • Achel Chang (Cao Ke Rui)
  • Li Yang (Lu Tian Qi)
  • Yang Ya Zhu (Meng Xin)
  • Yan Xing Shu (Lu Tian Hao)
  • Doris Lai (Chen Li Sha – Sha Sha)

Year: 2006

Episodes: 30

Opening: “Nao Nao (鬧鬧)” by Achel Chang & Sweety

Ending: “Rain season has started (雨季開始了)” by Achel Chang

Story/Synopsis:

15 years ago, a drowning young boy was saved by a little girl. The two children pray under the Star Apple tree together to wish for the happiness of each other throughout their love lives and to meet again after 15 years.

15 years after, Tao Si, the son of Tao Enterprise, proposes to his father to manage the farm where the Star Apple resides in order to prove his capability. At the same time, he wishes to use this opportunity to avoid his fixed marriage with Meng Xin. Fate brings him to encounter Cao Ke Rui, the young lady he met 15 years ago. When he finds out that she is the one, she had already fallen in love with Lu Tian Qi, an orphan who grew up on the farm with her who also happens to be the ex-boyfriend of Meng Xin.

Trailer:

**It’s not a trailer, but it shows sequences of the drama.

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Prince Turns to Frog


王子变青蛙 / Wang Zi Bian Qing Wa

Cast:

  • Joe Chen Qiao En as Ye Tian Yu
  • Ming Dao as Shan Jun Hao/Dang Ou
  • Joyce Zhao as Fan Yun Xi
  • Sam Wang as Xu Zi Qian

Year: 2005

Episodes: 20 (70 min) or 30 (45 min)

Opening: “Mi Hun Ji” 迷魂记 by 183 Club

Ending: “Zhen Ai” 真爱 by 183 Club

Story/Synopsis:

Shan Jun Hao is exactly like a prince for girls. He’s rich, handsome and the CEO of a hotel. When he first met Ye Tian Yu, a girl who loves money, they hated each other. One day, Jun Hao had a car accident and lost all his memories. Then, Tian Yu keeps him and gave him a new name. She helped him restarting a new life. The obnoxious Junhao became a nice and charming Dang Ou. Later on, after many hilarious and romantic events, Jun Hao had another accident, he forgot all the beautiful moments with Tian Yu and restart loving his ex-fiancée, Fan Yun Xi (Joyce Zhao). Would he remember Tian Yu and all her family?

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