The Legend of Mi Yue
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- Title: 芈月传 / Mi Yue Zhuan
- English title: The Legend of Mi Yue
- Genre: Period, politics, romance
- Episodes: 80
- Broadcast network: Beijing TV, Dragon TV
- Broadcast period: 2015-Nov-30 to 2016-Jan-09
- Opening theme song: Full Moon 满月 by Chen Si Si (陈思思)
- Ending theme song: Yi Ren Ru Meng 伊人如梦 by Huo Zun (霍尊)
The drama details the legendary life of Mi Ba Zi, a young girl who lived in Chu during the Warring States period. She was sent to Qin as a concubine and part of her sister Mi Shu's dowry, separating her from first love Huang Xie. Ying Si passes away while his sons are still battling for the throne, and ultimately, Ying Dang comes out as the successor. Mi Yue is banished to Yan with her son. However, Ying Dang suddenly dies, leaving Qin in a state of chaos. Mi Yue enlists the help of Yi Qu of Xiongnu's army, successfully returning to Qin, suppressing political revolts and instates her son Ying Ji on the throne. Thus, Mi Yue became the first Empress Dowager in China's history.
- Original writing: Novel Mi Yue Zhuan (芈月传) by Jiang Sheng Nan (姜胜男)
- Producer: Cao Ping (曹平)
- Director: Zheng Xiao Long (郑晓龙)
- Screenwriter: Jiang Sheng Nan (姜胜男), Wang Xiao Ping (王小平)
- Ranks of imperial consorts: Queen or Consort are the only official ranks, given to women the King highly favours. For ease of reference, other women the King has bestowed favours upon have been referred to as concubines.