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Do you believe that there exist countless parallel universes that are exactly like the world you live in? Jiang Xiao Yuan finds herself struggling with her identity as she travels across parallel universes that never seem to intersect. In her original world, she is an invincible wealthy daughter, but in another place, she becomes an ordinary working girl who has absolutely nothing. Along the way, she meets the mysterious Qi Lian, and together, they search for the truth involving the mystery surrounding her. Stripped of wealth, family background, appearance, and education, Jiang Xiao Yuan sets herself on a journey to find pieces of her "real" identity. (Source: MyDramaList) ~~ Adapted from the novel "Derailment" (脱轨) by Priest. Edit Translation

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  • Country: China
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 30
  • Aired: Dec 14, 2023 - Jan 2, 2024
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Original Network: Youku
  • Duration: 43 min.
  • Score: 7.8 (scored by 2,543 users)
  • Ranked: #3528
  • Popularity: #1389
  • Content Rating: Not Yet Rated

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26 people found this review helpful
Jan 1, 2024
30 of 30 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 7.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 6.0

I love you in every universe - ft. rags to riches !

If you want something you have to make yourself worthy of it !

Same goes here - If you want to have a good rating you need to make yourself worthy of it me this wasn't up to the mark could have been so much more than just "ENGAGING"! - (cuz first half has great buildup)- yes I believe that's the most perfect word for it!

Synopsis -
Jiang Xiao Yuan finds herself struggling with her identity as she believes to have traveled across parallel universes. Once the owner of invincible wealth overnight becomes an ordinary working girl who has absolutely no idea about how the world works, but is determined to make it through.

All this fuss to cross paths with Qi Lian, who shall lend a hand in uncovering the mystery around her, and in journey of discovering her "real" identity.

To pick or not to pick ??
- well to be honest I am not a Lin yi fan and to me the very obvious reason is his expression that didn't make me feel anything and this goes for all of his projects till date. That does include this one too. But the FL does " make up" for what the ML seems to lack. She's vigilant , self reliant, caring, optimistic, hardworking, determined and everything nice !

So if you can bother tolerating lin yi for some time like me ....go for it ! Warning - ITS NOT THE SCI FIC YOU ARE EXPECTING !
and you'll be finishing it to know how it ends and not how it went !

this drama is very promising except for the fact that they cast lin yi and waste a lot of time in "make up and hair dressing" which apparently lead the story nowhere. The makers are so hell bent in showing us revolutionary make up (i don't know what is so revolutionary about it but yeah fuck it i mean skip it) that even if we have 2 eps to go or even if we are on the last ep ....the talk of the town shall be MAKE UP !
- yes I am so very annoyed !

The journey in the mid episodes is a bumpy ride - a lot of it went in circles and you may feel like quitting but the curiosity of how it shall end will keep you hooked !

the overall idea is so well built that it would be too difficult to actually believe that everything you believe is just a build up ! - you'll know what this means once you reach there ! (spoilers towards the end) - very convincingly done ! like commendable !

The music is nice so is the cinematography ! - the FL looks cute , The SML does look cute too !
Not a lot of time is spent around the mystery - which seems to be a down point to some( like me) - who signed up to see it after reading the synopsis !

But on the other hand ..the couple take time to develop - they are given space and you can see their dilemma - both have an awesome back story - like you feel that there's so much going on no one can be trusted no one knows who the villains are ....and there's just so much to the story. - but they be still crying over make up !

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The fact that it wasn't a time travel ....just took off all my excitement and thrill of watching. from then on the leads were nothing but lab rats to me. lab rats who were trying to get out and will probably do too ...but not that any of it was as enchanting to me as the time travel would have been.
that being sad ...even tho I was disappointed the build up was so well done convincing that yes it had to be time travel with some parallel universe !

Tho makes sense that in FL's imaginary world everything was as she would have wanted in the real world !

The ML's reveal of being a lab rat himself - great
but his friend not existing - mehh - You emotionally invested me so much to come up with that ...and then lin yi didn't act it well on top - he cried and I knew it was all fake - so unbelievable that I skipped through it! - yes what was supposed to be a scene I cry for ...was skipped without a thought ! - at last all of those memories are fake and the wrap us is so unbelievable ! - wasn't it a car accident ?
When did we decide it wasn't ? like wtf ? - explain ?

At some point I just started watching for the curiosity and nothing else - so this lacked fun !
The villain has no motive what so ever and has no story at all ! - she's just bad bec she is bad's 2024 bitches ...that shit ain't likable now !

I feel so bad for SML - like his story is the one I liked the most - less time consuming , well done, well portrayed ! - and they even turned him into a puppet ...any sort of redemption arc ? Like hello pls ? - he's also sick ...wth ?

Also the neck choke sucked WTF bruh !
Even in the end it's MAKE UP ! - wow ! they wasted ep 29 and ep 30 doesn't give good enough closures but they have time for Make up !

- The show is good but not worth the 30 eps it took ...more like if they just had more fluffy moments instead of make up or maybe more efforts towards unraveling the mystery I'd have liked it a lot more !

tho still hooked ....just so to say ...the makers did a good job making me curious enough !
Watch if you are good at skipping !

PS. I am not here to argue all of it is just my opinion ! - lin yi fans pls note !

My Fav part of the show
"People's memories determine who they are. Erasing their memories is equal to erasing them.
If one day you find out all your memories are fake, would you be willing to forget them ?
would you let yourself become someone you don't even know !? "

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36 people found this review helpful
Dec 14, 2023
30 of 30 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 9.5
Story 8.5
Acting/Cast 9.0
Music 5.0
Rewatch Value 8.5

another Timea travel dráma i like IT

so far I really like the first 5 episodes I give 9/10 because I haven't had butterflies in my stomach from dramas like this drama for a long time, don't look at the bad comments but definitely watch it because it's worth it.. the first episode immediately got me excited . so wow I'm waiting for more episodes but I definitely think this drama will be my next favorite i watched his dramas love scenery and just watch put you head my shouder i love IT he IS very goood actor and actres IS new but She IS Also good
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  • Drama: Derailment
  • Country: China
  • Episodes: 30
  • Aired: Dec 14, 2023 - Jan 2, 2024
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Original Network: Youku
  • Duration: 43 min.
  • Content Rating: Not Yet Rated


  • Score: 7.8 (scored by 2,543 users)
  • Ranked: #3528
  • Popularity: #1389
  • Watchers: 11,006

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