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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Series cast summary:
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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A masterpiece for it's time
15 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

What is so great about the 94' version of telling the tale of the Three Kingdoms rather than the 2010 version (which was also great as well). The 94 version tells the ancient and classic Chinese tale with a stylistic tone that is done so well even if the show has errors by the end of the show you seriously want to restart the entire show from episode one and watch it over and over again with a bright smile for the characters of that classical tale that you fell in love with, admire, and sometimes hate.

The only real big overlook of this show is how cheesy it is with it's entertainment granted it will be cheesy at times but again that magical charm of loving it every step of the way keeps this show fresh and fun for viewers and future generation of fans to enjoy and laugh at


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