It has been exactly 5 years since Eternal Love 三生三世十里桃花 first premiered on January 30, 2017. It was a show that left many of us with a serious case of drama withdrawal syndrome. And in the ultimate throwback for fans, the cast all took to social media to pay tribute. Reminiscing that peach blossom forest, Yang Mi and Mark Chao who played Bai Qian and Ye Hua shared couple photos.
Ken Chang who has many scenes with Alan Yu Menglong as their characters Zhe Yan and Bai Zhen are very good friends recalled their first encounter as actors. He said, “When I think back to the first meeting [thinking], it was probably during makeup and costume [thinking] [thinking], you can tell by looking at this pose, we really weren’t familiar.” Yu Menglong commented, “Hahahahaha first meeting, faces unacquainted and polite.”
Dilraba Dilmurat and Vengo Gao Weiguang who went on to star in Eternal Love of Dream shared photos as Feng Jiu and Dong Hua. Vengo joked, “Not sleeping, Dong Hua is undergoing a trial.”
Other cast who also made updates include Vin Zhang Binbin, Wayne Liu Ruilin, Wang Xiao, Bambi Zhu Xudan, Maggie Huang Mengying, Leon Lai Yi, Daisy Dai Si, An Yuexi, James Li Dongheng, Ryan Zhang He and 11-year-old child actor Hummer Zhang Yihan who even filmed a clip for the occasion. I was probably at the peak of my drama watching days when this aired and still remember how addicted I was to the show. Good times indeed.
The last time I watched a proper Xianxia 😔
I still remembered this airing and having to wait days for new episodes! It got so bad that after the ten-something episodes, I went to googled the book because I just could not wait. Which led me to ‘To the Sky kingdom’, the English translated novel on Amazon and it was only $0.99. I promptly bought it, finished it within hours and I became a lot more patient while waiting for new episodes. One of the very very few dramas that I loved more than the novel and I loved the novel too!
Also remember how swoon worthy (angsty) Mark was as YeHua and yes, he proved the naysayers wrong. I was in the minority in being so happy he was going to be in a drama. Also, probably the only drama I finished with Yang Mi. I love her but I find it hard to finish her dramas.
No other drama since have given me the same feelings as this though I absolutely loved ‘Love Lost in time’ after too.
Anyway, wow already 5 years!
Love this series. I still occasionally go back and watch certain episodes. Haven’t found another drama that I got addicted to like this one
Cute!!!! This remains one of my very first forays into the world of C-dramas!!!! Good times!
One of my all time favorite cdramas! Mark really showed how you can play a seemingly stoic and cold character but still deliver depth. Yang Mi is her usual beautiful self. I loved her free-spirited character here. I still rewatch from time to time despite the angst!
is still one of the dramas that I will rewatch once in a while. Very well-made and so damn good