During this week's episode, Zhang Ning was able to walk away with Zhao. There are loads of female contestants on Chinese dating shows. Contestant Zhao Xiao8 dating show, however, is different. Over the course of the last two years, Zhao has turned down every man. That is, until recently when the head of a Chinese pro gaming team showed up. For pretty much every episode over the last plus weeks, she's declined to the advances of male contestants.
Online comments say she's just too picky. All of that changed when 23 year-old professional gamer, Zhang Ning, showed up. Zhang Ning, who goes by the handle "Xiao8"is the captain of professional Defence of the Ancients DoTA team LGD Gaming. Despite his gaming prowess, Zhang wasn't a hit with the fifteen other xiao8 dating show on the show, xiao8 dating show he immediately struck a chord with Zhao.
Zhao claims to xiao8 dating show a big fan of video games and is supposedly an avid DoTA player. She says that Zhang is like her idol, Hong Kong actor Andy Lau. Chinese television dating shows are terrible. They're so bad that the Chinese even say they're terrible. Unfortunately, they consistently get high ratings, so more and more episodes are produced. The format of these shows usually revolves around a female contestants sitting behind podiums where they judge the ever-changing male contestants.
On the stage there are usually a host and a judge who help the male contestant find his xiao8 dating show. Should a male contestant make a love connection, the empty slot is filled with another woman—until said woman leaves the show with a contestant or fades away. Male contestants either find their match, or invited back to "compete" with other male contestants until they are either chosen or let go. Sadly, despite her very vocal approval of Zhang, Zhao hasn't decided to leave the show with Zhang.
Instead, she's invited him back onto the show so she could "evaluate" him further. Zhang has been on the show for the past three weeks now and is invited to appear on this week's episode. Hopefully Zhang, will get to leave the show with Zhao this time. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond.
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