Best Chinese dramas to check out now!!
Working from home and want a break? Or getting bored at home? And also already bored with your watching list? Well, we got you.
Here’s a list of the best Chinese drama of all genres- Romantic, Comedy, Historical, Adventure, Action, you name it, we have it. You can binge-watch without any regret or just a little regret for not doing anything but keep watching them.
The specialty of Chinese dramas is that they feel so real, and every time they teach something new, every character have their own story. Chinese drama generally has 30 to 40 episodes; every character’s story is beautifully elaborated.
Let’s get going then.
Check out the best Chinese dramas:
1. Ace troops
This Chinese drama launched in 2021. The main cast of Ace troops: Sean Xiao, Huang Johnny, Elane Zhong, Mao Lin Lin, Bai Lu, Chengpeng Fu.
Genre: Action, Military, & war. Total episodes: 40. IMBD rating of Ace Troops: 9.5/10.
Storyline: The story revolves around the relationship between Gu Yiye & Gao Liang, who joined the army. Gu Yiye & Gao Liang are rivals and brothers who belong from different family backgrounds but fall for the same girl.
Spoiler: Gu Yiye let go of his love and married someone else.
2. Win the Future
Win the future is another Chinese tv drama of 2021 with a rating of 8.5/10.
Main Star cast of Win The Future: Chen Kun, Zhang You Hao, Xin Zhi Lei. Total episodes 40. Genre: Romance, Drama, Business.
The storyline of this drama: In this drama, two companies compete for sales targets in the Chinese market. A sales director gets transferred to headquarters in Beijing. The circumstances changes with the entry of a new boss, who pressurizes the protagonist with impossible targets and achieved a big order from his competitor.
3. The Lion’s Secret
A Chinese drama with 33 episodes.
Rating of The Lion’s Secret – 8.3/10, Main Cast of drama : Yangguy Zi Shan, Zhu Ya Wen, Mike He, Li Yuan. Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance.
The story of this drama follows the marriage of a successful woman, CEO Mu WanQing and Liu Qing, an unemployed former soldier.
Initially, they don’t like each other, but later they start loving each other as Liu Qing helps Mu WanQing solve business issues and incitement from her ex-boyfriend.
Genre- Romantic Best Chinese Drama
4. Ashes of Love
Ashes of Love is a C drama of 2018. The cast of Ashes of love: Deng Lun, Yang Zi, Luo Yunxi, Yukee Chen, Wang Yifei, Zou Tingwei. The total episode of Ashes of love: 63 Genre of Ashes of love romance, Comedy, & Fantasy. IMBD rating of Ashes of love: 8.4/10.
The storyline of Ashes of love: This is based on the novel Heavy Sweetness, Ash-like Frost by Dian Xian. This is a love story of a flower goddess’s daughter.
The flower fairy eats a pill given by her parents, which switches her emotions especially love. As they already know that she will be trapped in a love triangle. But flower fairy spill put that pill and fell in love with heavenly emperor’s son.
5. The Princess WeiYoung
Princess Wei Young romantic drama. Princess WeiYoung is a 54 episode long Chinese drama. Based on a novel named “Princess Wei Yang.” Star Cast of princess young: Lee Hsin Ai, Leanne Liu, Rachel Momo, Vanness Wu, Luo Jin, Tiffany Tang. IMBD 7.7/10 rating.
This story centers around how princess Weiyoung of the Northern Wei Dynasty faces so many difficulties in her life and still manages to be a strong woman.
6. Love 020
Love 020 is a tv drama with mixed emotions of Romance and Comedy that aired in 2016. The main cast of this Chinese drama – Zheng Shuang, Yang Yang. IMBD rating – 7.9/1.
In love 020, a girl named Bei Weiwei is a student who wants to be a game developer. Her online husband, Zhenshui Wuxiang, ditch her. And later, Yixiao Naihe, the number one game player, approached her and asked her to marry him. So they both can play a couple of games together.
Yixiao Naihe turns out to be her college senior Xiao Nai, and their cute love story starts as they study in the same university. They solve many hurdles in their life.
You will not regret watching this intense love romantic story.
7. The Eternal Love
Eternal love is one of the best Chinese dramas, and its first episode aired in 2017. IMBD rating 7.6/10. The genre of Eternal Love – Romance, Fantasy, Historical. Total episodes of eternal love – 58.
Total Season of Eternal love – 3. The Main cast of Eternal love – Xing Zhao Lin, Liang Jie, Wang Ruichan, Amy Sun, Hu Chun Yong, Haoge Wang.
Eternal love is a fictional Chinese drama based on Three Lives, Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms.
Eternal love is one of the most-watched Chinese dramas, also known as Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms.
In this drama, the female lead has a split personality. One side is calm, and the other one is bold & fox spirit. In this, Qu Tan’er (Liang Jie) marry Mo Liancheng (Xing Zhaolin) in the first season.
So you will also watch the romantic scenes between them. Overall you all will enjoy this Chinese drama. Must watch eternal love.
Historical c dramas
8. Three Kingdoms
Three Kingdoms story revolves around the kingdoms of china Wei, Shu, and Wu Kingdoms. This is a 95 episodes long drama. IMBD rating – 8.3/10.
This is a must-watch if you’re interested in action, war-related genres. Many fights between Wei, Wu, and Shu are presented in this drama.
9. Yanxi Palace
There are many fighting scenes in the three kingdoms. It is a Qing Dynasty drama. The main story of this drama centres around Wei Ying Luo, a young age girl who enters in palace intrigue to investigate the actual reason and mystery behind her death.
While doing that, Wei Ying Luo fell in love with Fu Heng. King Rong Yin guides her. Enjoy this 70 episode Qing Dynasty drama. Also, check Yanxi palace: princess adventures. Read below.
10. Yanxi Palace: Princess Adventures
Another story of the princess of the Qing dynasty. The princess opposes and faces difficulties in palace intrigue and her love life. Yanxi Palace: Princess Adventures is a spin-off drama of Yanxi Palace.
11. Scarlet Heart
IMBD rating – 8.4/10. Novel Bu Bu Jing Xin by Tong Hua is the theme or base of the scarlet heart. Scarlet heart star was cast Starring Cecilia Liu, Nicky Wu, Kevin Cheng, Yuan Hong, Lin Gengxin.
In this drama, Zhang Xiao, named character played by Cecilia Liu, goes through a tragic accident, due to which she is trapped in the body of her past incarnation.
12. Legend of Fu Yao
Legend of Fu Yao is a 66 episodes drama. Main leads of Legend of Fu Yao – Yang Mi, Ethan Juan
The Legend of Fu Yao’s storyline revolves around the Five kingdoms universe. A girl named Fuyao serves as a slave girl to the Xuanyuan sect, and a lot of tragedies take place in her life before she met Crown Prince of Tianquan.
Then you will watch the love story of Fu Yao and prince. Later, she discovered that she was a Lotus Princess, and they won their battle of bringing peace to the Five kingdoms.
13. Nirvana in Fire (54 episodes)
Watch the trailer of Nirvana in Fire.
Nirvana in Fire is a 54 episodes drama, and This is one of the famous and best Chinese dramas. Nirvana in fire star cast: Hu Ge, Liu Tao, Wang Kai, Victor Huang, Chen Long, Ding Yong Dai.
The storyline of Nirvana in fire centres around the story of Lin Shu, who wants justice for his family and 70,000 soldiers.
Best Chinese dramas
14. Meteor Garden
IMBD rating 8/10. Meteor Garden is a comedy and romantic Chinese drama starring Shen Yue, Dylan Wang, Darren Chen, Caesar Wu, and Connor Leong.
The male lead character of Meteor Garden is Daoming Si’s & the female lead character of Meteor Garden is Shancai. Shanchai is a poor girl who joins a university of wealthy people.
Meteor Garden also shows a cute love story of Daoming Si’s & Shancai. She is a hardworking girl, but other students are arrogant and bully people they don’t like. You will feel an emotional roller coaster while watching this drama.
15. My Best Friend’s Story
The genre of My Best Friend’s story is family drama. This drama is based on Liu Jin Sui Yue by Yi Shu. There is 1 season and 38 episodes of this drama starred by Liu Shishi, Ni Ni.
My best friend’s story is one of the best Chinese dramas. The plot of this tv drama revolves around two childhood best friends who helped each other in their ups and downs. If you want to watch something about friendship, this is a good choice.
Jiang Nansun, played by Liu Shishi & another girl Zhu Suosuo played by Ni Ni. Jiang Nansun and Zhu both belonged to different family backgrounds but still became best friends. This is one of my favourite dramas.
Jiang is financially rich and also suitable as inhuman. Zhu belongs to broken family background. At a certain point, Jiang’s family faces trouble in their life. She has no place to stay then Zhu helps her in that situation.
This is how she proves that she is a true friend of hers. Later, Zhu faces difficulties in her married life, and now her childhood friend Jiang helps her. This is a good drama.
16. The Bad Kids
This is also the best Chinese drama in 2020, with 12 episodes 50 minutes each. Genres of the bad kids – Adventure, Thriller, Mystery. The Star Cast of the bad boys – Qin Hao, Rong Zi Shan, Shi Peng Yuan, Wang Sheng Di, Wang Jing Chun, Zhang Song Wen.
The plot of the bad kids revolves around three kids who film a murder scene unintentionally.
They are trapped in a criminal case as involved with a suspect. This is more complicated than it sounds. Watch and drop your reviews in the comments.
Youth C- Dramas
17. Go, Go Squid!
Another popular and best Chinese drama. IMBD rating 8/10 Star cast of Go-Go Squid – Yang Zi, Li Xian. Release date – 9 July 2019.
This is a romantic comedy-drama based on a novel written by Mo Bao Fei Bao, named Stewed Squid with Honey.
A social girl, Tong Nian, meets an introverted and passionate boy Han Shangyan. They help & support each other to pursue their dreams.
Han Shangyan wants to win World’s Championship for his country, and he is dedicated to it, but as an introvert, he finds it difficult to socialize. Also, he is not good at expressing emotions.
But in the company of Tong Nian, he learned to do that.
18. The Prince of Tennis
This is a 2019 drama based on friendship and youth. This is one of the best Chinese dramas. The prince of tennis star cast – Zhu Zhi Ling, Xie Bin Bin, Dong Li, Xu Ke, Zhang Yi Jie, & Peng Yu Chang
Lu Xia (Peng Yu Chang) was born with the talent of tennis. He inherits the qualities of playing tennis and the strength required to play this sport.
So, this series focuses on the team spirit and friendship of the teammates of Lu Xia while they are preparing for the national league.
19. Go Ahead
Another simple but good Asian drama. Another good Chinese drama with an 8.6/10 IMBD rating. Star cast of Go Ahead Zhang Xi Lin, Tu Song Yan, Zhang Xin Cheng, Song Wei Long, Tan Song Yun.
20. Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Putting your head on my shoulder is another best Chinese drama. It is a romance and comedy Chinese drama. Main Star cast of Put your head on my shoulder Zhou Zi Xin, Zhou Jun Wei, Zheng Ying Chen, Tang Xiao Tian, Lin Yi, Xing Fei.
The storyline of Put your head on my shoulder- An ordinary girl Situ Mo is living an ordinary life as a student, but she is not so bold to make life decisions, and she is at a loss about her future.
Gu Weiyi is the story’s male lead, and you will see their well-intended love in the drama.
21. Handsome Siblings
Handsome siblings are the best Chinese drama, and It is a friendship drama about twin brothers aired in 2020. In this drama, twins get separated from each other, and both are interested in Martial Arts. They are great martial artists and become good friends.
They are searching for their identities. Overall it is a good and worth watching drama.
Star Cast of handsome siblings – Chen Zhe Yuan, Vicky Liang, Hu Yi Tian, Gallen Lo, Liang Jie, Tay Ping Hui
22. The sweetest secret
The sweetest secret is a C drama aired in 2021. Star cast: Joey Chua, Zhou Yi Ran, Xu Kai Xin.
The sweetest secret story centres around a girl named Tang Weiwei. Tang Weiwei is a student with mental illness. She faces so many hardships in her life that she remains anxious. The male lead character Lin Ran enters and cherishes her life.
These are some of the best Chinese dramas that you can consider watching if you are a newbie to C dramas.
I hope you all enjoyed the article and found your list of Chinese dramas to watch next.
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