The new C-pop singer and actor Z-Tao drama, originally called "Yan Shi Fan" (艳势番), was just renamed "Legend of youth" (热血传奇). A new poster was just released. The Chinese tv show, adaptation of the comic "Yan Fan Fan", was originally scheduled to be broadcast during the Spring Festival but was postponed and there are still no updates about the new release date.
A member of the imperial family, Chong Liming (Huang Zi Tao), grew up fully devoted to his country. Returning to China after studying abroad, the young imperial quickly finds himself caught up in his country’s political struggles. Along the way he meets Ah Yi (Jackson Yi), a young man of low birth who, through a series of events, becomes Chong Liming’s closest friend. Recruited to Yan Shi Fan, an elite league of guards tasked solely with defending the palace, Ah Yi is forced to overcome and endless number of challenging obstacles. Always rising to the occasion, Ah Yi makes a name for himself as a loyal compatriot. Meanwhile, Chong Liming has trials of his own to overcome as power struggles against foreigners, the triads, and the corruption which has plagues the Qing Dynasty courts for years, all try to bring him down. Forced together through hardship, the two become fast friends but as time passes, things between them begin to change. Devoted to his family, Chong Liming is forever loyal to the royal family while Ah Yi finds himself drawn towards the power of the new Republic of China. Adapted from author, Han Lu’s, popular comic, “Yan Shi Fan” is the story of two young men whose friendship is put to the test as the two struggle to find their place during one of China’s most pivotal moments in history.