Arsenal Military Academy is an inspirational youth drama produced by Yu Zheng, directed by Hui Kaidong, and starring Bai Lu, Xu Kai, Toby Lee, and Wu Jiayi.
The drama tells the story of Xie Xiang, who entered the Army Academy pretending to be a man, and became classmates with Gu Yanzhen, a cynical rich man, and Shen Junshan, a calm and composed man. They worked together to smash the enemy’s conspiracy, gaining love and realizing their patriotic ambition while finding their faith in life.
English Title: Arsenal Military Academy
Chinese Title: 烈火军校
Genre: Action, Military, Romance
Tag: Chinese Republican Era, Military Training, Strong Female Lead, Love Triangle, Gender Bender, Girl Disguised as Boy
Duration: 45 min.
Director: Hui Kaidong
Writer: Xiaoxiang Dong'er
Producer: Yu Zheng
Product Company: HUANYU, iQIYI, TENCENT PICTURES
Released Date: 2019-08-06
Watch On: Viki, iQIYI
- Bai LuXie XiangMain Role
- Xu KaiGu YanzhenMain Role
- Toby LeeShen JunshanMain Role
- Wu JiayiQu MantingMain Role
- Liu RunnanLi WenzhongSupport Role
- Gao YuerZhitian Xianrong / Oda HiroshiSupport Role
- Wang YizheJi JinSupport Role
- An YuexiAn WenSupport Role
- Hong YaoShen TingbaiSupport Role
- Yin ZhengCheng Rui BeileSupport Role
Xie Xiang, a kind-hearted and upright girl, entered the army in place of her brother, pretending to be a man.
She studied at the army academy, where she became classmates with the cynical and wealthy Gu Yanzhen and the calm Shen Junshan.
Under the strict and cruel training regime of the military academy, Xie Xiang not only had to try to conceal her secret of pretending to be a man but also had to overcome the inconveniences of being a woman in the military academy.
What’s more, she had to overcome her weak physique to complete all the training at the military school and graduate successfully.
In the process, Xie Xiang and her classmates experienced a series of major events that led to a series of funny stories.
In the end, Xie Xiang not only achieved outstanding results through her efforts but also won the respect of her coaches and captured the hearts of two outstanding male students.
Later, when the Japanese army increased its troops in the Northeast of China, Jin Xianrong, who adored Shen Junshan, returned from overseas as the leader of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce. A series of conspiracies and traps ensued.
With the help of her classmates, Xie Xiang fought against the Japanese and, shattering Jin Xianrong’s conspiracy, and finally got together with Gu Yanzhen.