The Legend of the Monster 都市妖奇谈 is a 2016 web-drama based on a novel by Ke Rui 可蕊. It takes inspiration from the Classic of Mountains and Seas, reinventing ancient legends into a modern story about demons who roam the land of the living.
Yang Shihan, Zhang Binbin and Zheng Yawen form the oddest trio of otherworldly beings – a shadow demon, a wolf and a vampire.
Legend of the Monster seems as though it would get slaughtered by critics if not downright ignored. However, its cheesy effects, low-budget theatrics and plot that’s been done a thousand times before sounds exactly like my cup of tea. Please don’t judge haha.
For synopsis, cast and ratings, see 2016 best Chinese TV series.