Sword and Fairy 1 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where To Watch

Sword and Fairy 1

Sword and Fairy 1 is the latest fantasy Chinese drama to grace our screens. Based on the video game, The Legend of Sword and Fairy, we have had 5 adaptations based on 5 editions of the game. In fact, we had two adaptations in January 2024 itself. Well, Sword and Fairy 1 is a remake of Chinese Paladin (2005) which is the adaptation of the first game. Sword and Fairy 1 has everything from friendship and romance to an ensemble story and magical journeys. 

Li Xiao Yao is a simple man who works in an inn but dreams of being a martial arts hero. When he runs into Zhao Ling Er, Goddess Nuwa’s descendant, he accompanies her on her quest to save the land. With an endless drought, they need to find Water Spiritual Bead. On the way, they end up befriending others who join them and also hope to take down the Moon Worship sect that is responsible for the drought.

The C-drama stars rising stars, He Yu as Li Xiao Yao and Yang Yu Tong as Zhao Ling Er. Along with them, the cast of Sword and Fairy 1 includes Xu Hao, Li Chuan, Hu Yi Xuan and Ye Sheng Jia.

If you’ve been following this C-drama, you may be curious to find out when episodes of this one are releasing. Well, wonder no more!

Here is everything you need to know about Sword and Fairy 1’s release, including its date, time and where you can watch this.

Where Can I Watch Sword and Fairy 1?

Sword and Fairy 1 is available to stream on WeTV and TencentVideo, and is set up as full episodes, so there’s no messing about with different parts on YouTube. 

The first few episodes are free to watch and after that, you will require a subscription to WeTV to watch it. It will also be available to stream for free on TencentVideo’s official YouTube channel.

Sword and Fairy 1 Episode Release Dates

Sword and Fairy 1 is a Chinese drama and as such, the episode release dates are a little different to those released in other Asian regions. 

It premiered on Tuesday 2nd April with 4 episodes dropping at once. Following that, we will see 2 episodes being released every day till the end of its run. The finale, episodes 39 and 40 will be released on 20th April. 

The episodes are released at 10am (GMT) / 6pm (SGT) / 3am (PT).

Expect each episode to be roughly 45 minutes long. Do note that the subtitle team is pretty quick with English subtitles available from release. 

How Many Episodes Will Sword and Fairy 1 Have?

Sword and Fairy 1 is a 40-episode Chinese drama, which is pretty common now due to the new limitations of C-dramas only having 40 episodes. 

Is There A Trailer For Sword and Fairy 1?

There is indeed! You can find an exciting trailer for Sword and Fairy 1 below.

What do you hope to see as the series progresses? What’s been your favourite moment of Sword and Fairy 1 so far? Let us know in the comments below!

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