Mazu (TV series)
Mazu (Chinese: 妈祖) is a 2012 mythology fantasy television series directed by Lu Qi and starring Liu Tao, Stephen Wong Ka-lok, and Yan Kuan. The television series also stars Roy Liu, Wei Zongwan, Zhao Hongfei, Coffee Lü, and Ruby Lin. It is based on the Chinese myths of Mazu.
|Genre||Chinese mythology, fantasy, historical|
|Written by||Zeng Youqing|
|Directed by||Lu Qi|
Stephen Wong Ka-lok
|Opening theme||Tan Jing Mazu|
|Country of origin||China|
|No. of episodes||38|
|Executive producer(s)||Meng Fanyao, Yang Ping|
|Production company(s)||People's Government of Putian|
Binhai District Bureau of Culture
Beijing Wanglian Bafang Culture Media Co., LTD
|First shown in||China|
|Original release||December 31, 2012 –|
January 8, 2013
- Liu Tao as Mazu
- Guan Xiaotong as young Mazu (Lin Moniang)
- Stephen Wong Ka-lok as Yang Shengquan
- Wan Changhao as Yang Shengquan
- Yan Kuan as Wu Zonglun
- Wei Zongwan as Dragon King
- Liu Jia as Mother Wang, Mazu's mother.
- Roy Liu as Lin Yuan, Mazu's father.
- Zhao Hongfei as Ya Zi, Dragon King's son.
- Coffee Lü as Guihua, Lin Yuan's adopted daughter.
- Ruby Lin as Guanyin.
- Hu Biao as Lin Hongyi, Mazu's elder brother.
- Wang Yamei as Li Haiyan, Lin Hongyi's wife.
- Zhuang Qingning as Lin Miaozhu, Mazu's elder sister.
The television series earned the Full-length Television Series Second Prize at the 29th Flying Apsaras Awards.
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- (in Chinese) Mazu Sina