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Journey to the West (2010) – Dramacool

A monkey born from a stone nourished by the Five Elements, who learns the art of the Tao, 72 polymorphic transformations, combat, and secrets of immortality, and through guile and force makes a name for himself as the Qítiān Dàshèng or “Great Sage Equal to Heaven”. His powers grow to match the forces of all of the Eastern (Taoist) deities, and the prologue culminates in Sūn’s rebellion against Heaven, during a time when he garnered a post in the celestial bureaucracy. Hubris proves his downfall when the Buddha manages to trap him under a mountain and sealing the mountain with a talisman for five hundred years.
Dismayed that “the land of the South knows only greed, hedonism, promiscuity, and sins”, the Buddha instructs the bodhisattva Guānyīn to search Táng China for someone to take the Buddhist sutras of “transcendence and persuasion for good will” back to the East. The Guanyin enlightens Chen Xuan-zang to let him go to the west. The Emperor Taizong takes Xuanzang as his younger brother, and grants him the name “San Zang”. Tang-zang saves Sun Wu-kong from the mountain, and Sun Wu-kong is given a Jin Gu(wore in the head) by Guanyin. They master and apprentice keep on going. They conquered Bai Long in Ying Chou Jian, and Zhu Ba-jie(also named Greedy pig) in Gao Lao Zhuang as his second apprentice. In Liu Sha River, he conquered Sha Wu-jing as his third apprentice. Four of them go to the west together to search for the Buddhist sutras.

  • Native Title: 西游记
  • Also Known As: Xin Xi You Ji ,
  • Director: Chen Li Dong
  • Genres: Fantasy
  • Cast & Credits

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    • Victor Chen

      Tang Sanzang / General Jin Wu

      Main Role

    • Xie Ning in Journey to the West Chinese Drama (2010)
      Xie Ning

      Zhu Bajie

      Main Role

    • Mou Feng Bin in Journey to the West Chinese Drama (2010)
      Mou Feng Bin

      Sha Wujing

      Main Role

    • Fei Zhen Xiang in Journey to the West Chinese Drama (2010)
      Fei Zhen Xiang

      Sun Wu Kong

      Main Role

    • Joan Chen in Journey to the West Chinese Drama (2010)
      Joan Chen

      “Willow Branch” Guanyin

      Support Role

    • Tang Guo Qiang in Journey to the West Chinese Drama (2010)
      Tang Guo Qiang

      Jade Emperor

      Support Role

    Statistics

    • Score: 7.9 (scored by 35 users)
    • Ranked: #35934
    • Popularity: #99999
    • Watchers: 128

    Details

    • Drama: Journey to the West
    • Country: China
    • Episodes: 52
    • Aired: Feb 14, 2010 – Dec 10, 2010
    • Duration: 45 min.
    • Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

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