Ignoring the critics, millions of Guo’s fans swarmed into cinemas in robust defence of their idol. Guo’s works, including The City of Fantasies and the Tiny Times series, feature matinee idol-like characters who are extremely good-looking, talented and rich.
Born in 1983 in Zigong, Sichuan Province, Guo Jingming is a popular Chinese writer and publisher of young adult fiction and comic books. He won various youth literary awards when a teenager and became one of the youngest members of the official China Writers' Association in 2007. He is also believed to be one of China's richest writers.