The Vigilantes in Masks (怪侠一枝梅, Guài Xiá Yī Zhī Méi, meaning roughly "Strange Hero Yi Zhi Mei") is a 2010 Chinese series starring Wallace Huo, Liu Shi Shi, Ma Tian Yu and Shi Xing Yu. It's based on folktales of a Robin Hood-style hero who lived during the Ming Dynasty.
Li Ge Xiao was a high-ranking law enforcement officer before an enemy framed him. Years later he comes out of hiding to help a former colleague. Along the way he joins forces with Yan San Niang, He Xiao Mei and Chai Hu to rob the rich and give to the poor.
The series can be watched on Viki with English subtitles.
Not to be confused with the 2004 Hong Kong series The Vigilante in the Mask, which is an adaptation of the same story.
Contains examples of:
- Historical Domain Character: The Jiajing Emperor is a minor character.
- Imperial China: Specifically the Ming Dynasty.
- Just Like Robin Hood: The protagonists' goal is to rob the rich and give to the poor.