Will love find them a little too late? Li Li (Sun Yi) is a stellar student but has low self-esteem due to her homely appearance. Pei Shang Xuan (Zhang Ruo Yun) is handsome, cynical and an academically poor student. When the two meet on the first day of junior high at the age of 13, they couldn’t be more different. Li Li immediately falls for Shang Xuan, but she keeps her emotions hidden for fear of rejection. Over the next 15 years, she remains Shang Xuan’s only true friend who stays by him through thick and thin. When Shang Xuan finally begins to realize that Li Li means more to him than just a friend, will it be too late? “Fifteen Years of Waiting for Migratory Birds” is a 2016 Chinese drama series directed by Ke Han Chen. It is based on the novel Fifteen Years to Wait for Migratory Birds by Jing Feng.