In addition to the standard check boxes of owning a car and a house, education status, and height, blood type is also a factor that Chinese people consider in their search for love.As someone who is addicted to all forms of personality quizzes (hello Myers-Briggs), I have researched extensively into the topic of personality traits by blood type.
The show has already received no small amount of negative feedback online, accused of being a “step backwards for Chinese society," with some netizens saying it amounts to arranged marriage with new packaging.
However, as China continues its modernization and old often gives way to new, the show’s apparent support for a more conservative, traditional take on dating gives us some insight into parts of Chinese society that the average expat might not encounter.
The word refers to women who don’t get married by 27, and are then considered “leftover” or “cast aside,” essentially undesirable.
However, this presents a problem for the growing number of Chinese women following their own careers.
In one of the poster's final panels, Xiao Li is shown sitting handcuffed before two policemen, who tell her that she has a "shallow understanding of secrecy for a state employee." The poster has appeared on local governments' public bulletin boards, targeting mainly rank-and-file state employees.