The Romance of Three Kingdoms (1995– )
"San guo yan yi" (original title)

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In an age of turmoil, heroes will rise. . . It is the end of the 2nd Century and China is in a state of turmoil. The land is divided by warlords and the country is facing famine, droughts, ... See full summary »

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Guoqiang Tang ...
 Zhuge Liang (47 episodes, 1995)
Yanjun Sun ...
 Liu Bei (46 episodes, 1995)
Guoan Bao ...
 Cao Cao (43 episodes, 1995)
Jing-fei Li ...
 Zhang Fei (40 episodes, 1995)
Shuming Lu ...
 Guan Yu (34 episodes, 1995)
Yuzhou Hong ...
 Zhou Yu / ... (22 episodes, 1995)
Xiao-dong Wu ...
 Sun Quan / ... (22 episodes, 1995)
Ji-wei Zhou ...
 Zhang Zhao (20 episodes, 1995)
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In an age of turmoil, heroes will rise. . . It is the end of the 2nd Century and China is in a state of turmoil. The land is divided by warlords and the country is facing famine, droughts, and invasion from bordering tribes. On top of the problems the country is facing, Zhang Jiao and his brothers begin to rebel against the Han, while advocating the arrival of a new era, the era of the "Yellow Dragon," implying that if people followed him, they would lead prosperous lives. Thousands of desperate villagers flocked to follow Zhang Jiao as they raided government offices and plundered towns and villages alike in protest of heavy taxation, wearing only a "yellow turban" on their heads. As their strengths and numbers grew, the "Yellow Turbans" overthrew some of the Imperial Court's best generals and strongest forces. Concerned for their capital in Luo Yang and for the Han empire, the Imperial Court immediately constructed an "alliance" by requesting volunteers across the country to settle ... Written by Gavin Nelson

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Yan Yan: I'm not afraid of you. In my country of West Shu, there are only generals that can be beheaded, there are none of the kind that will kneel before you.
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Great Historical Drama
7 April 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Romance of the Three kingdoms is a must see for anybody who is interested in this period of Chinese history. Love, Drama, war, loyalty all make their presences felt in this epic. No small wonder why it is still around, even after almost 2000 years.


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