Drama

C-drama we can anticipate in 2021

Chinese drama’s popularity is on a rise and getting widely recognized by audience day by day. Unlike K-Dramas, C-dramas are readily produced way ahead of the premiere date. Set back is that we have no concrete air date or even a estimated time frame but we do know that they are ready to go live in 2021.

Here are some romance drama that will sweeten your new year.

Hello, the Sharpshooter

No. of episodes: 40
Genre: Romance, Sports, Youth
Native Title: 你好,神枪手
Original network: Tencent Video

The drama is about the romance between an intern sports reporter Tang Xin (Fair Xing) and her shooting coach Shen Qing Yuan (Hu Yi Tian). Tang Xin was asked to interview the champion of the 50-meter pistol event which turns out to be her crush from 4 years ago, Shen Qing Yuan.

Hello My Sharpshooter - Cdrama
Hello My Sharpshooter – Cdrama

Falling Into Your Smile

No. of episodes: 31
Genre: Gaming, Romance
Native Title: 你微笑时很美
Original network: Tencent Video, Youku

The drama is about a female gamer Tong Yao (Cheng Xiao), she vows to never be in a relationship with someone in the same field as her and also to make it up in the Chinese League of Legends.

Cute Programmer

No. of episodes: 30
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Business
Native Title: 程序员那么可爱
Original network: Tencent Video

Adapted from a selling comic Why Is The Program So Cute, the drama is about programmers falling in love with each other. Lu Li (Bambi Zhu) disguise as a man in order to be hired by her role model’s company. Jiang Yi Cheng (Xing Zhao Lin) is a genius programmer but he does not allow any females in his company.

Cute Programmer, Cdrama
Cute Programmer, Cdrama

Moonlight

No. of episodes: 40
Genre: Romance, Business
Native title: 月光变奏曲
Original network: iQiyi

Adapted from a novel, the story follows the life of Chu Li (Esther Yu) entering her dream company, Yuan Yue Publishing House after graduating from university. She entered the company at the wrong timing where the publishing industry is undergoing a huge change. Zhou Chuan (Ryan Ding Yu Xi) a renowned author was said to be gentle but turns out he is not, he discovers that Chu Li is his online friend Monkey.

Moonlight drama poster. Featuring Ryan Ding and Esther Yu
Moonlight drama poster. Featuring Ryan Ding and Esther Yu

Unforgettable Love

No. of episodes: 35
Genre: Romance, Drama
Native title: 贺先生的恋恋不忘
Original network: Mango TV

Adapted from a comic, the drama is about a child psychologist He Qiao Yan (Miles Wei) who is a rational and indifferent man. He Qiao Yan and Qin Yi Yue (Hu Yi Xuan) fell in love only after their marriage took place.

Unforgettable Love, Cdrama
Unforgettable Love, Cdrama

You Are My Glory

No. of episodes: 27
Genre: Romance, Life, Comedy
Native title: 你是我的荣耀
Original network: Tencent Video

Adapted from a novel, the drama is about two high school classmate Qiao Jing Jing (Dilraba) and Yu Tu (Yang Yang). Jing Jing confessed to Yu Tu twice but was both rejected, 10 years later she became a top celebrity. An endorsement of a video game connect both of them back together. 10 years later, Yu Tu is an aerospace engineer but feeling lost about his career goal. He became Jing Jing’s gaming coach in hopes to get the endorsement deal.

You Are My Glory, Cdrama poster. 你是我的荣耀
You Are My Glory, Cdrama poster. 你是我的荣耀

Use For My Talent

No. of episodes: 24
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Native title: 我亲爱的小洁癖
Original network: Mango TV

Adapted from the Korean drama Clean with passion for now, the China version is about Gu Ren Qi (Jasper Liu) who has a closed up personality and mysophobia due to his incomplete family. Shi Shuang Jiao (Shen Yue) lost her mother in a car accident and became a slovenly female. Shuang Jiao was employed in Gu Ren Qi’s cleaning company and the gap between them starts to close up.

To Be a Brave One

No. of episodes: 40
Genre: Romance, Business
Native Title: 致勇敢的你

Story of a young capable career woman, Ou Shi Nan is the CEO of Hao Wu Organization but an accident leaves her in a coma for two years. She woke up two years later with her lover’s betrayal and everything crumbled. While trying to pick up herself, she met Lu Yuan Zhou, a man who agrees to start a business with her. Through time, they develop feelings for each other.

The Day of Becoming You

No. of episodes: 24
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Native Title: 变成你的那一天

The drama is about a popular boyband leader Zhou Yi (Steven Zhang) and an entertainment journalist Yu Sheng Sheng (Liang Jie) who share the same birthday accidentally switch bodies.

The Day of Becoming You, Cdrama.
The Day of Becoming You, Cdrama.

Please Feel At Ease Mr. Ling

No. of episodes: 24
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Native Title: 一不小心捡到爱
Original network: Youku

Gu An Xin (Rosy Zhao Lu Si) accidentally hit Ling Yue (Terry Liu Te) with her motorbike and took care of him to be responsible. However, Ling Yue lost his memory and no one can identify this hotshot executive. No choice, An Xin brings him home and nurse him back to health in hopes he will regain his memory soon.

A League of Nobleman

No. of episodes: 24
Genre: Historical, Investigation, Mystery, Action
Native title: 张公案
Original network: Tencent Video

The drama is about a poor scholar Zhang Ping (Song Wei Long) who is wandering on the streets and make use of his skills in pulling noodles to earn a living. He has a meddlesome nature and naturally gets himself involved in cases of the government.

A League of Nobleman
A League of Nobleman

So It’s You

No. of episodes: 24
Genre: Comedy, School, Sports, Romance
Native title: 原来是你
Original network: Mango TV

Adapted from Kdrama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, Jin Fu Zhi (Luo Yu Tong) is a rising start for weightlifting and despite her tough appearance she has a heart of a youthful girl. A misunderstanding between Jin Fu Zhi and swimmer Li Jun Chen (Derek Chang) creates an opportunity to understand each other better and slowly fall in love.

So It's You. C drama.
So It’s You. C drama.

Ni Chang

No. of episodes: 48
Genre: Historical, Romance, Business
Native Title: 小女霓裳
Original network: Youku

Story about a daughter of a silk merchant who lost her family due to a conspiracy. Xie Xiao Ni (Nicky Li Jia Qi) works on improving her skills and make a name for herself. Along the way she met Ouyang Zi Yu (Bi Wen Jun) and fell in love with him.

Dt. Appledog’s Time

No. of episodes: 38
Genre: Gaming, Romance
Native title: 亲爱的,挚爱的

The second sequel from Go Go Squid! but this drama focuses on the romance between Wu Bai (Hu Yi Tian) and Ai Qing aka Appledog (Li Yi Tong). Wu Bai is the youngest star player of the national robot competition. Ai Qing is the core and the person that initiated him and led him into the industry and found his passion.

Dt. Appledog's Time 亲爱的,挚爱的 starring Li Yi Tong and Hu Yi Tian
Dt. Appledog’s Time 亲爱的,挚爱的 starring Li Yi Tong and Hu Yi Tian

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