Lately, dramas from China have begun to be loved by Asian drama enthusiasts. The busy comments column can prove it on the Youtube channel that broadcasts these mainland Chinese dramas. Many viewers did not expect Chinese dramas to be so gripping. Viewers of these dramas come from various countries.

Are you still curious about how exciting is Chinese drama? Then check our Top 10 Chinese drama romance series.

1. Love Me If You Dare (2015)

Genre: Crime, Suspense, Romance

Release date: 15 October 2015

Starring: Wallace Huo, Ma Sichun, Zhang Luyi, Wang Kai, Yin Zheng, Emilie O’hana

In our first series on the Top 10 Chinese drama romance series is Love Me If You Dare. If you like crime dramas wrapped in romance, don’t miss the drama called “Love Me If You Dare,” starring Wallace Huo (Simon / Bo Jinyan) and Sandra Ma (Jenny Jian Yao). Prof. Bo Jinyan is a genius criminal psychologist who only wants to solve difficult criminal cases. Prof. Bo Jinyan works to help the police deal with complicated issues.

While working, he is assisted by a friend who is also his assistant named Fu Ziyu (Yin Zheng) and a female translator and assistant named Jian Yao. If you have ever watched Sherlock Holmes, Bo Jinyan is similar to Sherlock. Likewise, his assistant, identical to Dr. Watson and Molly Hooper.

The three main characters work to learn the dangerous mentality of some terrifying villains. Because of the frequent times they were together, Bo Jiyan ended up falling for his assistant, Jian Yao.

2. Love O2O (2016)

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Release date: August 2016

Starring: Zheng Shuang, Yang Yang

The next series on our Top 10 Chinese drama romance series is Love O2O, one of China’s most-watched romantic dramas. This hit drama gets based on the novel of the same title written by Gu Man.

Love O2O tells the story of a sophomore computer science student known to be good at playing games named BeiWeiwei (Zheng Shuang), who meets a fourth-year computer science student the CEO of the Zhi Yi technology company called Xiao Nai (Yang Yang). 

They know each other from online games. Weiwei works with Xiao Nai to win an online game competition. After struggling together in the virtual world, they finally fall in love with each other.

3. If I Can Love You So (2016)

Genre: Drama, Romance

Release year: 2019

Starring: Liu Shishi, Tong Dawei, BaoJianfeng

Bai Kao’er (Liu Shishi) is a private television host. She was devastated when she found out that her husband had died in a car accident. Bai became even sadder when she found out that her husband Qi Shujie got killed by a woman named Ye Sha, her husband’s mistress. Ye Sha’s husband, GengMochi (Ting Dawei), is no less sad and shocked to learn about this.

Bai Kao’er, who finally met GengMochi, was furious, and they both blamed each other for their partners’ infidelity. But over time, their hearts both softened and instead cared for each other to fall in love. They finally forgive each other and start a relationship. The drama begins when the brother of the late husband, Bai, intervenes in Bai and Geng’s relationship.

4. My Amazing Boyfriend (2016)

Genre: Drama, Romance

Release year: 2016

Starring: Janice Wu, Kim Tae Hwan

This next Top 10 Chinese drama romance series tells the story of a man named Xue Ling Qiao (Kim Tae Hwan) who has been asleep for centuries and doesn’t wake up because of Tian Jing Zhi (Janice Wu). Tian herself is a woman who has to share a house with Xue Ling, who has super strength. Automatically, Xue Ling and Tian became very awkward.

Tian acted cool in front of Xue Ling. It was as if he didn’t care about the strength that Xue Ling could overtly see. But, in Tian’s heart, he hoped that he could get rid of Xue Ling. Likewise with Xue Ling against Tian. Over time, each person’s efforts to get rid of them turned into feelings of affection.

5. A Love So Beautiful (2017)

Genre: Romance comedy, Coming-of-age

Release date: 2017

Starring: Hu Yitian, Shen Yue

The drama, which aired in 2017, has successfully gained popularity in China and even in other Asian countries. A Love So Beautiful (ALSB) is a drama based on a novel entitled “To Our Pure Little Beauty” written by Zhao Qianqian.

This success resulted in two awards in 2017 in the Top 10 Web Series category and 2018 in the Best Web Series category. The ALSB drama stars Hu Yi Tian (Jiang Chen), Shen Yue (Chen Xiaoxi), Gao Zhi Ting (Wu Bo Song), Wang Zi Wei (Lin Jing Xiao), and Sun Ning (Lu Yang).  This drama on our  Top 10 Chinese drama romance series got set in five Chen Xi high school students’ friendship.

Because most drama settings are in Chen Xi High School, ALSB discusses high school students’ lives. Apart from telling the story between the two main characters, Jiang Chen and Xiaoxi, this drama also discusses the relationship between teacher and student and the relationship between children and parents. For those who enjoy watching school-themed dramas, don’t miss the ALSB drama.

6. Operation Love (2017)

Genre: Drama, Romance

Release date: 15 October 2015

Starring: Lay Zhang, Chen Duling

The drama Operation Love is the drama that is liked the most, considering its fascinating story. Is Yan Xioalai (Lay Zhang) is a cool man who is good friends with his girlfriend, Ji Tiantian. Being friends for ten years made Yan love and fall in love with Ji Tian, but Yan could never express his feelings for Ji Tian.

Until one day, Ji Tian, who liked Yan, began to give up because Ji Tian thought Yan was too ignorant of the many codes he gave. Finally, Ji Tian married his teacher. Yan regretted not playing because he didn’t have time to express his feelings to Ji Tian. Finally, an angel arrived who offered Yan a second chance. Can Yan tell Ji Tian his feelings?

7. Rush to The Dead Summer (2017)

Genre: Drama, Romance

Release date: 2017

Starring: Chen Xuedong, Zheng Shuang, Bai Jingting

This drama in our  Top 10 Chinese drama romance series tells about the friendship and self-discovery of several teenagers at a well-known school in China. The companies that have existed for ten years are peppered with stories of rejection, betrayal, love, and hate and efforts to be accepted in society. Is Li Xia, a poor girl, is pursuing a scholarship to enter a famous private school in China. Successfully entering, Li Xia met a pair of male friends named Xiao Si and Zhi Ang.

They fall in love with each other but don’t want to have them; the three of them are compact to become friends. But after graduating, everything changed. Li Xia is an assistant to Xiao Si, an artist, while other friends have become singers, businessmen, and others. One by one, their friendship is fading, and they intend to save her before it’s too late.

8. When We Were Young (2018)

Genre: Friendship, Romance, School, Youth, Family

Release date: 2018

Starring: Neo Hou, Wan Peng, Gala Zhang

This 24 episode drama on our  Top 10 Chinese drama romance series got adapted from a novel written by Yan Sheng of the same title. When We Were Young tells a nostalgic story about a high school student competition during 1996 between a genius male student versus a tomboyish girl.

It is said that Yang Xi (Wan Peng) had an accident that made him unable to participate in long-distance running. It turns out that the person behind the accident has now moved into his class and seized the position of class president. That person named Hua Biao (Neo Hou) is a temperamental genius. He is very good at science. How is the continuation of the competition between the two? Don’t forget to watch this drama.

9. Sweet Combat (2018)

Genre: Romantic comedy, Teen, Sports

Release date: 2018

Starring:  Lu Han, Guan Xiaotong

When they saw the main male character, EXO fans would immediately recognize him. That’s because this drama stars Lu Han (Ming Tian), a former EXO member, and Fang Yu (Gabrielle Guan). This drama tells the story of Fang Yu, who is the daughter of a conglomerate. Instead of continuing with the family business, he turned to the box instead.

In contrast, Tian Ming came from a low-income family. Tian Ming applied for a sports scholarship after quitting school even though he did not have a sports background. The person who first saw Tian Ming’s talent was Fang Yu. The two of them finally became close.

10. Accidentally in Love (2018)

Genre: Music, Romance

Release date: 2018

Starring: JunchenGuo, Yi Ning Sun

This last drama on our  Top 10 Chinese drama romance series gets adapted from the novel entitled “Provoking the Evildoing cold Highness” by Chen Guang Xi Wei. Accidentally in love tells the story of Chen Qing Qing (Su Yi Ning), the wealthy family’s daughter. She avoided arranged marriages by running away and enrolling in the college where her parents attended school.

He disguised his identity by changing his appearance. His classmate named Si Tu Feng (Guo Fiction) is a famous singer. The two of them had met many times by accident and often got into arguments. Then, will the relationship between the two change? Make sure to watch the drama, okay.