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Saturday 31 December 2016

Fights Break Sphere

Fights Break Sphere / Battle Through The Heavens China Drama
Drama: Fights Break Sphere / Battle Through The Heavens
Chinese Title: 斗破苍穹 / Dou Po Cang Qiong
Broadcast Network: Hunan TV
Broadcast Website: Tencent
Broadcast Period: September 3, 2018 - October 25, 2018
Air Time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 22:00 (two episodes), episodes released online 24:00
Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Xianxia
Language: Mandarin
Episodes: 42
Director: Yu Rongguang
Screenwriter: Zhang Ting
Cinematographer: Yang Zhenyu
Production Company: Wanda Pictures, New Classics Media
Origin: China
Related: Fights Break Sphere Season 2
Source: Adapted from a novel of the same name by Tian Chan Tu Dou
Watch Episodes On: Viki (eng subs)

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Synopsis and Plot Summary

A story that revolves around a young man who loses his powers after finding a ring. He recovers under the care of Old Man Yao Chen and joins hands with Xiao Xun Er to fight a greater enemy.

Xiao Yan (Wu Lei) is known for being a gifted genius in the field of martial arts. When he was nine years old, his mother Gu Wen Xin (Carman Lee) was forcibly taken by the tribespeople to be imprisoned. His father Xiao Zhan (Yu Rongguang) kept it as a closely guarded secret. One day, Xiao Yan chances upon a ring while he was practicing martial arts, but it weakens him and renders him unable to cultivate. His marriage to his fiancee also falls through when their side reneges on the agreement.

Xiao Yan accidentally wakes Old Man Yao Chen (Baron Chen) who is the owner of the ring. Under Yao Chen's guidance, Xiao Yan improves at an incredible pace and learns the whereabouts of his mother. Xiao Yan also enters the Jianan School where he comes under the tutelage of respected teachers and meets new friends. However, his actions do not go unnoticed by the enemy. During a special exercise, Xiao Yan is almost killed and finds out that his tribe has been massacred. Together with Xiao Xun Er (Lin Yun), he draws his sword on a road to vengeance.

Fun Facts

  • Filming took place in Yunnan and Duyun Studio City.
  • The crew used real snakes as props during filming.
  • On April 26, 2017, Lin Yun celebrated her 21st birthday on the set.
  • Wu Lei said that he gained muscle while filming because not only were the props heavy, he also had many action scenes.
  • Director Yu Rongguang is a veteran actor who has appeared in many action movies. He also appears in the drama as the main character's father.
  • Translated from the novel, "In a land where no magic is present. A land where the strong make the rules and the weak have to obey. A land filled with alluring treasures and beauty, yet also filled with unforeseen danger. Three years ago, Xiao Yan, who had shown talents none had seen in decades, suddenly lost everything. His powers, his reputation, and his promise to his mother. What sorcery has caused him to lose all of his powers? And why has his fiancee suddenly shown up?" (Source: NovelUpdates)
  • Starting from September 24, 2018, the series will air from Monday to Friday.
  • On September 28, 2018, All Out Of Love was bumped from primetime to share the 10pm time slot with Battle Through The Heavens. This was done to make way for The Years You Were Late. The reason is said to be due to a push for dramas that touch upon the economic reforms in China.
  • Beginning October 1st, Battle Through The Heavens weekly airing was reduced to two episodes every Wednesday and Thursday at 10pm.
  • The novels that Battle Through the Heavens, Martial Universe and The Great Lord are based on share the same universe.

Fights Break Sphere Leo Wu Lei Leo Wu Lei as Xiao Yan
Fights Break Sphere Jelly Lin Yun Jelly Lin Yun as Xiao Xun'er
Fights Break Sphere Baron Chen Baron Chen as Yao Chen
Fights Break Sphere Li Qin Li Qin as Xiao Yixian
Fights Break Sphere Liu Meitong Liu Meitong as Na Lan Yan Ran
Fights Break Sphere Xin Zhilei Xin Zhilei as Mei Dusha
Fights Break Sphere Xiao Zhan Xiao Zhan as Lin Xiuya
Fights Break Sphere Wu Jiacheng Wu Jiacheng as Hao Tian
Fights Break Sphere Jason Koo Jason Koo as Hu Jia
Fights Break Sphere Ling Xiaosu Ling Xiaosu as Han Feng

Supporting Cast
  • Han Ya Shao Nian (寒鸦少年) by Hua Chen Yu (华晨宇)
  • Xu Ni (许你) by Jelly Lin Yun (林允)
  • Xiu Lian Ge (修炼歌) by Wu Jiacheng (伍嘉成)
  • Shan Shui Shao Nian Xin (山水少年心) by Wei Xun (魏巡)
  • Yi Xin (医心) by Su Qing (苏青)
  • Fen Tian (焚天) by Li Zifeng (李子峰)
  • Deng Wo (等我) by Liam Yan Xi (彦希)
  • Meng Liu Xiang (梦留香) by Liu Meitong (刘美彤)
  • Ying Xiong (英雄) by Dong Dong Dong (董冬冬)
  • Dou Po Cang Qiong (斗破苍穹) by Xiao Zhan & Wu Jiacheng & Peng Chuyue & Jason Koo (肖战&伍嘉成&彭楚粤&谷嘉诚)

Episode Ratings
Hunan TV
DateEpisodeCSM52 Cities (%)CSM Nationwide (%)
RatingsAudience ShareRankingRatingsAudience ShareRanking
Average1 - 420.6866.1350.3644.171

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1 comment:

  1. When will season 2 comes out? No possibility of changing the casts right? I want to see the same casts, especially Leo Wu Lei.