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[Current Mainland Chinese Drama 2021] Ping Pong 荣耀乒乓

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Chinese title: 荣耀乒乓 / Rong Yao Ping Pong
English title: Ping Pong

Genre: Sports

Episodes: 40

Directors: Cheng Hao / Li Jia

Screenwriter: Li Jia

Producer: Gong Yu, Han Xiao, Wu Bai

Broadcast Period: 3/9/2021 - 4/8/2021


Bai Jingting as Xu Tan

Xu Weizhou as Yu Kenan

Wan Guopeng as Liu Shi

Bian Yiming as Fu Jingchun


Endless competitions takes place on the ping pong tables with two young men at the center. Xu Tan is physically weak but strongly passionate and Yu Kenan is unruly but talented.

Despite their opposite personalities, Xu Tan and Yu Kenan's mirror the same journey in their sports careers and witness a pivotal time in the history of Chinese ping pong. Xu Tan is a player who undergoes a major transformation. Under the influence of his grandfather, he starts the sport to improve his health and gets noticed for his abilities. Yu Kenan is the star player from a famous family who comes to realize that there are many things he has yet to learn. For their dreams and for the sake of their country, they stand at two ends during the biggest competition of their lives.

(Source: chinesedrama)

 Fun Facts:

1. Filming took place in Shenzhen.

2. Filming began on November 19, 2018.

3. It follows the 20-year development of ping pong in China.

4. The writing team took two years in the creative process for the script. They interviewed a thousand players to understand the life of an athlete.

5. Xu Weizhou started to train for the role as early as August under the guidance of a national athlete.

6. Production selected around forty actors with a background in table tennis. Before filming began, the actors were put through a training bootcamp.

7. It is part of the 86 recommended dramas to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

(Source: chinesedrama)




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  • Guest changed the title to [Upcoming Mainland Chinese Drama 2021] Ping Pong 荣耀乒乓
  • Guest changed the title to [Current Mainland Chinese Drama 2021] Ping Pong 荣耀乒乓

Watched 5 episodes so far and it’s good. I’m obsessed with sports animes, so this is right my alley. Have to say I’m already shipping the two leads knowing their journey is probably angst asf

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