Chinese Drama: A Year Without a Job (Jackie Li, Wan Peng, Zhai Zilu, Li Junxian)

Chinese Drama: A Year Without a Job (Jackie Li, Wan Peng, Zhai Zilu, Li Junxian)

Title: A Year Without a Job

Chinese Title: 没有工作的一年 / Mei You Gong Zuo De Yi Nian

Broadcast Network: Hunan TV

Broadcast Website: Mango TV

Broadcast Date: April 11, 2022

Genre: Modern

Language: Mandarin

Episodes: 24

Director: Zan Wu

Production Company: Yida Media

Executive Producer: Jia Yiqun

Origin: China


Da  Yu, a post-85 girl puts her career above all else while Xiao Yu, a post 95 girl is quite laid back. Whether it’s because they’ve become unemployed or resigned, the two become roommates and adopt different attitudes towards life.

Da Yu never had time for her boyfriend because she was always busy with work. At the same time, she lost her boyfriend and her job. On this day, she meets Xiao Yu , a girl born in 1995 who has the same name and surname as herself. Xiao Yu had quit her job out of boredom and by coincidence, the two start living under the same roof.

During the year that they are jobless, Da Yu follows Xiao Yu’s lead in trying new things. In turn, Xiao Yu also learns to plan things under the influence of Da Yu. They decide to return to the workplace once more. Da Yu who’s 30 hits a wall due to the stringent requirements in the corporate world and must find another way to move forward. Meanwhile, Xiao Yu learns to strive hard instead of taking it easy and earns the appreciation of her superiors. In this way, Da Yu and Xiao Yu find the meaning of life and work through each other.

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