Fallout from Abrupt Postponement of Story of Kunning Palace Continues with Rumors Impacting Other Dramas Like Blooming Days, Destined, and My Journey to You

So I’ve lived through C-ent crackdowns on content and it seems to happen every few years centered around a specific topic or type. There was the ban on time-travel dramas, then ban on palace in-fighting dramas, then ban on flower boys onscreen, then ban on BL novel adaptations, and lots of one-way dramas never getting airing approval for random issues. So with Story of Kunning Palace abruptly postponed reportedly due to the third male lead once supporting the protest on the C-government handling of COVID era restrictions, another period drama Blooming Days scheduled for May 18th airing was also postponed right before it aired no clue why. Then there is also concern over period dramas Destined and My Journey to You for having a “Japanese air” in the costumes and styling and both dramas may need to be corrected/changed if it hopes to get its airing permit. I also learned that procedural drama Justice in the Dark (adapted from the Priest BL novel Silent Reading) aired only 8 episodes earlier this year when it stopped with no explanation or update from the production.

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First Teaser for Romance Thriller C-drama My Journey to You with Yu Shu Xin and Zhang Ling He Lays on the Atmospheric Intensity

So while I don’t actively dislike very popular C-actress Yu Shu Xin (Esther Yu) I just haven’t been able to watch through any of her dramas because she has thus far played cutesy characters which amplifies her very cutesy voice … Continue reading