Are the people going about their lives around you really strangers? Fifteen people living in Beijing encounter tragedy, sadness, love, hate and horror. But will the strangers discover that their lives are connected in unexpected ways? “Mysterious Summer” is a 2014 horror series first-of-its-kind joint venture by Japan’s Fuji TV and China’s iQIYI video platform, which is a subsidiary of the Chinese search giant Baidu. Japanese director Satoshi Kubota directed a predominantly Chinese cast along with Japanese actor Yuki Furukawa. The series is in Chinese with each episode as a stand-alone story.