TV Series: Fire Blue Blade
“Fire Blue Blade” is a drama by Beijing Xingmeng Factory Culture Media Co., Ltd., Beijing Perfect Jianxin Film and Television Culture Co., Ltd., Perfect World (Beijing) Film and Television Culture Co., Ltd., and Guangdong Southern Pilot Television Communication Co., Ltd. This is a 31 episode of military-themed TV series directed by Zhang Guoqing. Guo Jingyu served as the artistic supervisor and Yang Zhigang was in the starring role with Zheng Kai, He Ziming, Liu Simyan, Wang Qiang, Li Yiling, Song Jialun and Pan Yang in other leading roles. It is about a new generation of naval scouts trained in “beast camps”, starting with faith and dreams, glory and dignity in warfare.
The story was broadcast on the first round of CCTV’s TV series on September 2012, and was later rebroadcasted by several TV stations on prime time.
“Fire Blue Blade” mainly tells the story of a Navy reconnaissance squadron training and deadly combat with international pirates As a result of a higher order instructing the expansion of the Marine Corps’ amphibious reconnaissance team, the instructors of the Navy’s reconnaissance team rushes to gather talent all over the country
Jiang Xiaoyu who loved bragging enlists into the “beast camp” which is known for its harsh training. Here, he meets a group of peerless geniuses—Zhang Chong, a wild child who can capture crocodiles in the Yangtze River and catch a wolf with one hand at the age of ten. Balang, Xiang Yu, a “God of War” who grew up in a pirate’s nest, and Wuyun Gile, a sharp-shooter hunter on the grassland.
Jiang Xiao-Yu, Lu Yan, Zhang Chong and Wu Yun are specially recruited into the Marine Corps. This inspirational drama tells a story of these men through years of training who get groomed to become excellent marine soldiers whose belief are to defend their country to their last drop of blood.
After returning home, Jiang Xiao-Yu formed the Dragon Squadron, whose combat strength expands significantly by the day. They successfully destroy international pirates standing firmly by the belief to fend for their country.
The film highlights the transformation of Jiang Xiao-Yu from a simple fisherman to a nation’s hero and the excellent performance of the veteran soldiers will definitely touch the audience.
With its outstanding performance, “Fire Blue Blade” won many awards including the 29th Chinese TV Drama Best Drama Award, the 25th Army’s Golden Star Award Best TV Drama and Beijing Culture and Art Award.