Tian Guan Ci Fu

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Heaven Official's Blessing, TGCF
Japanese: 天官赐福

Information

Type: ONA
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 31, 2020 to Jan 2, 2021
Producers: bilibili
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, HistoricalHistorical, SupernaturalSupernatural, DramaDrama
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.361 (scored by 1253212,532 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1782
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2454
Members: 45,795
Favorites: 1,851
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Synopsis

The heavens shake, the thunder rumbles, and Xie Lian appears with an apologetic smile—again! Eight hundred years prior, he was a beloved martial god, known as the Crown Prince of Xianle. Now, he ascends to the heavenly realm for the third time, but simply as a pitiful scrap-collecting god with no followers behind him.

On his first mission, Xie Lian finds himself alone in the dark moonlit night. There, a gentle man dressed in red guides him through the forest. However, as abruptly as he appeared, the man suddenly dissipates into a swarm of silver butterflies.

Xie Lian later learns that this mysterious stranger was none other than Hua Cheng, the Crimson Rain Sought Flower, a Ghost King feared by both demons and gods alike. But before Xie Lian can figure out why Hua Cheng would help a Heavenly Official like himself, he meets San Lang. A young man possessing great knowledge on not only the Ghost King, but also the now forgotten Crown Prince, San Lang decides to accompany Xie Lian on his journey of unveiling the mysteries of the past.

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Background

Adaptation based on a Chinese web novel of the same name, written by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu (墨香铜臭). The show falls into the xianxia genre (a fantasy genre influence by Taoism, Buddhism, and Chinese mythology).

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Characters & Voice Actors

Cheng, Hua

Main

Xie, Lian

Main

Shi, Qingxuan

Supporting

Ling, Wen

Supporting

Fu, Yao

Supporting

Pei, Xiu

Supporting

Pei, Ming

Supporting

Nan, Feng

Supporting

Ban, Yue

Supporting

Ming, Yi

Supporting

Staff

Mo Xiang Tong Xiu
Original Creator


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Opening Theme

"Wu Bie (无别)" by Jeff Chang (张信哲)
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Ending Theme

#1: "Yi Hua Yi Jian (一花一剑)" by Li Xinyi (李鑫一) (ep 1)
#2: "Bu San (不散)" by Isabelle Huang (黄龄) (eps 2-8)
#3: "Hong Jue (红绝)" by Hu Xia (胡夏) (eps 9-11)



Jan 1, 2021
Aisukurimu (All reviews)
Thanks to Mo Xiang Tong Xiu (MXTX) and very devoted BL fans, the MDZS review I wrote is the most upvoted review I have ever written. How could I miss the opportunity for clout by dropping another bomb review? (You can interpret ‘bomb’ as amazing or terrible)

However you look at it, MXTX have done pretty exceptional, even with the ongoing court scandals. She hasn’t written many novels but all three of her existing novels have been massive hits. Gaining a huge Chinese and foreign following. As we know, MDZS’s popularity is already off the roof and now comes the TGCF anime. And no, I’m not read more
Jan 1, 2021
Nyanza (All reviews)
Chinese animation is on the rise.

With anime enjoying an explosive surge of popularity in China over the past decade, it’s a bit of a surprise as to why higher budget, domestically produced works tailored to an older audience have taken so long to appear. Nevertheless, donghua has finally begun to make its mark on the wider anime community, most notably with The King’s Avatar in 2017 and Mo Dao Zu Shi in 2018.

Tian Guan Ci Fu is the first donghua that I’ve watched in its entirety - like many others, I was intrigued by its placement in the top airing list, alongside the eager read more
Jan 2, 2021
Yoonzino_03 (All reviews)
Coming here to review the donghua after completing all 11 episodes.

Preface: I am stating beforehand that I have not read the novel of Tian Guan Ci Fu, thus, all my opinions are based on whatever the show depicted. Despite being familiar with the main characters for a very long time (since knowing about MDZS about 2 years back), I didn't have much ideas about the plot of TGCF. All I had been hearing about it is that it has angst and a very emotional setting.

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As the genres suggest, TGCF features cultivation, martial arts (xianxia) and romance (danmei).The show kicks off with our protagonist, Xie read more
Jan 2, 2021
Marin-Chan (All reviews)
Outstanding, beginning to end. A pity that the end came so soon!, i seriously hope we get more seasons on this.

When i started watching this, i did not realise that it was from MXTX, the same author as another of my favourite donhuas MDZS - shame on me!.

I had not read the novel prior, but i have now, and cannot wait for more of this beautiful animation to come back. And really looking forward to the extra episode in February.

I have not watched near as much Chinese animation as Japanese, but recently, they have nothing to envy the other. This is an read more

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