Title (romanised): Dao Mu Bi Ji
English Title: Grave Robbers Chronicles / Grave Robbery Note
Genre: Action, Adventure, Supernatural
The Lost Tomb is an epic tale of action and adventure. Wu Xie (Li Yifeng) is an antique shop owner who comes from a family of tomb raiders. As he continues the family trade with his team of tomb raiders, he finds lost treasures of the Warring States as well as the answers to the tragedies of his family’s past.
With the help of his grandfather’s notes and his team – the quiet Zhang Qi Ling (Yang Yang), the resourceful Pang Zi (Liu Tian Zuo), the experienced Wu San Xing (Ken Chang), San Xing’s loyal helper Pan Zi (Wei Wei), and the skillful Ah Ning (Tiffany Tang) – Wu Xie sets out to find the lost treasures as well as the people responsible for the massacre of his family.
LI YI FENG AS WU XIE / SEAN WU
He is from the Hangzhou Wu family, one of the Changsha Old Nine, a group of families who have been grave-robbing for centuries.
After his parents death, he is sent to study in Germany but his overly keen interest in archaeology makes it futile.
He finds a map to an ancient tomb in an ancient scroll from the Warring States one day which leads him to seek out the tomb in the map. Wu Xie is an innocent and naive character who is loyal to his friends.
YANG YANG AS ZHANG QI LING / KYLIN ZHANG
He is the last member of the Zhang clan with a mysterious tattoo on his shoulder.
A man with a mysterious past whose story leads the last few volumes of the chronicles. He is often hired as an assistant to many grave-robbing endeavors and is highly competent at it; very little is known about him, even his real name.
LIU TIAN ZUO AS WANG PANG ZI
Nicknamed “Gold Getting Xiao Wei”, he is a northern grave-robber (as opposed to Wu Xie, from the south) and teams up with both Wu and Zhang ; together they are referred to as the “Iron Triangle.”
Although big in stature, he is very good at researching.
KEN CHANG AS WU SAN SHENG
Wu Xie’s third uncle. An experienced grave-robber with a few well-kept secrets.
He has a keen interest in tombs and antiques. He joins the group to locate the tomb under the request of his nephew, Wu Xie.
WEI WEI AS PAN ZI
Sansheng’s right-hand man, who had served in the Vietnam War prior to becoming a grave-robber.
TIFFANY TANG AS A NING
A grave-robber and the main female protagonist.
Her motives are unclear but seems to be working against Wu Xie and his group.
CHENG PEI PEI AS ELDERLY MRS. HUO
Part of the Changsha Old Nine. She isHuo Ling’s mother and Huo Xiu Xiu’s grandmother.
She previously had a love affair with Wu Lao Gou (Wu Xie’s grandfather).
YING ER AS HUO XIU XIU
She is a descendent of the Changsha Old nine, Huo Ling’s niece.
RISE AS ROKUTA
Unclear whether friend or foe.
SUN YAO QI AS CHEN CHENG CHENG
She is the same as High Shao.
She joins the party due to her friendship with Wu Xie.
LI CHEN HAO AS HIGH SHAO
He is Wu Xie’s college friend with a strong sense of justice.
To help a friend out, he will follow the group to the very end