Yan Kai is one of the pioneers of the new Chinese comic generation. In 1994 he cooperated to "Comic King" magazine, the precursor of comic magazines in China. And his best-seller "Xue ye" was first published in that magazine, before being published in books. Fond of animation, he cooperated to the production of animation cartoon in 3D "Thru Moebius strips". He shares to day his time between the production of new comic stories in colour, and the promotion of manhua outside China, mainly in Korea and Japan.