A warm hello to all MDL members ~
After my latest article about Spring Korean Dramas and my free time and goodwill,
I am back with a new one!
This time, it's all about Chinese dramas!
Spring is here, and it's time to see what we are going to see in China during this blooming season!
Come on! Let's go check it out!~
Qin Chi, the deputy of the Xi Guan, the only survivor of the "gun case", continued to fight against amnesia after the heavy blow, and solved the story of the "gun case" while cracking the suspect.
It tells the story of an employee of a gaming company who transported back in time via a video game and becomes an ugly maid of a palace. There, she met the Emperor and began a funny and comedic love story with him.
AIRING since March 4 | Wed - Thu on Mango TV
Set in the mid-1920s. A resourceful young police officer named Qiao Chu Sheng is on the trail of a brutal but devious killer. Realizing that the police force will need some extra help with this difficult case, he decides to form an elite crime-busting detective team.
A classmate gathering, a late night out, and a trending article brings married woman Qiao Wei, chief editor Su Yao, television producer Nicole and hotel chef An Xin together. The four women with different personalities suddenly find their fates deeply tied together, and together they form an "alliance".
FROM MARCH 2 | Airing on iQiyi
A story about a forbidden romance that has weathered ten lifetimes and endured a thousand years of waiting.
A speed skating girl crosses paths with the ice hockey god of their school. Despite starting off on the wrong foot, they start on a journey to chase after their dreams.
ON AIR | Airing Every Day on Youku
Revolves around outstanding urban youths inspired by the "Two Mountains" theory who return home to build a beautiful countryside.
A story between a golden-winged Feng Ruche and Xue Jingkong, the most distinguished magician in the great plains of Lanzhou. Many powerful forces are searching for the only daughter of Feng Tianyi and Yi Fuling in a plot to usurp power by holding her hostage.
AIRING | Thu - Fri - Sat on Tencent Video
Shan Junhao is the CEO of Senwell. He's a hard-hitting leader who never takes half measures to achieve what he wants. His encounter with Ye Qianyu is not a pleasant one as he has mandated the closure of the Guanmei Inn, a place that Ye Qianyu holds dear. When Shan Junhao gets into an accident and wakes up with no memories of the past, Ye Qianyu takes him in and gives him a fake identity. They grow closer through their time together even though she knows that one day, he is bound to leave.
MARCH 23 | Mon - Tue- Wed on Tencent Video and Mango TV
Prequel to 1st season, the drama is set in the Tang Dynasty where Wu Xin met Yue Qi Luo's prior reincarnation.
AIRING | Tuesdays on Sohu TV and iQiyi
A story that revolves around a Peking opera performer and a wealthy businessman who are brought together by their love for Peking opera.
ON AIR | Fri - Sat - Sun on iQiyi
A story that follows three men who are coming from their respective failed marriages. They decide to go to the same city to start a journey of healing.
March 20 to April 13 | on Dragon TV!
A tragic accident turns the life of young woman upside down. Revolving in the world of high fashion, the story follows an innocent Cinderella who is reborn as a domineering CEO.
A woman who hates marriages after being repeatedly rejected meets an official who has is cold on the outside but deeply affectionate on the inside. Furthermore, a devoted prince continuous to stay by her side. As their story unfolds, so does a mysterious case.
From March 22 | Sundays on iQiyi
An elementary school teacher realizes that one of the female students is receiving abuse from her mother. Her maternal instincts kick in, and she impulsively decides to bring the girl into her own care.
Premiere MARCH 27 | Fri - Sat- Sun on Tencent Video
They say that people who in their seventies would have told 90,000 lies throughout their lifetime. Dai Meng, Liao Duo Duo, and Hua Sheng are three individuals who use lies as a means to seek out the truth.
AIRING | Mon - Tue - Wed on iQiyi
On her way to get married, a series of events lead Shen Yiyi to enter a school in disguise as a boy. This is a story that follows the exploits of the five sons of Shangyiguan.
Chen Xiaoqian is a writer who poured blood, sweat and tears into creating a big female-centric drama. What could have started filming smoothly quickly turned south because of actor Han Mingxing's reservations about the script. Feeling wronged, Chen Xiaoqian vows to prove herself, yet she accidentally gets stuck in a parallel world where her story has come to life. Now known as the 3rd princess Chen Qianqian, she is an insignificant side character with a horrid reputation that is not meant to live long in the story. In order to live, she starts on a road to reverse her fate. She also gets caught in between the arrogant and black-bellied prince Han Dong and the practically perfect Pei Heng.
Expected premiere APRIL 1 | on Tencent Video
The drama follows a young Zhong Kui as he bands together with his friends to form a three-person team dedicated to catching demons.
Expected to premiere on April 2 | on JSTV
A school drama about a group of savaged youths, who overcomes their failure with the help of a rookie teacher.
Hu Ba Yi, Shirley Yang and Wang Pang Zi explore a mysterious tomb in the Shaanxi region.
APRIL 1 | Wednesdays on Tencent Video
He Yan is a talented economics lecturer who is forced to help psychopath Fu Shenxing gain real power within his corporation. The street smart Xiao Wu is a police informant, and when he discovers Fu’s company is laundering money with foreign bank accounts, he uses his position as Fu Shenxing’s right-hand man to collect evidence. He befriends He Yan, and the two work together to destroy the criminal organisation.
During the Northern and Southern dynasties, the people were being ravaged by beasts, so they began cultivating as a means of self-protection. Four young heroes begin on a journey towards awakening. Lu Ping and Su Tang are orphans. The Zhaifeng Martial Arts School took them in when they were young, and they became good friends with Mo Lin and Yan Xi Fan. The four make a pact to become one of the awakened, thus starting on a path where they will face many different opponents to achieve their goal.
Expected to premiere in April (May?) | on Youku
As with many Chinese dramas, we never do know for sure a premiere date. Most of the times, dramas just get a premiere date without us even knowing before... it can be a good surprise, but it's also quite frustrating when they push back premiere dates over and over again! ><
This corner is for dramas that may premiere in these Spring months or at a later date. You might see them in Summer article! (if there comes one :P)
A story follows two childhood friends, a young woman from a broken family and a conceited archer, as they fall in love.
The story is set in the year 2035 when a self-aware female robot enters a human family. Throughout her journey, she fights many enemies to protect her family and friends. She becomes in tune with her humanity as she grows, matures and learns about love.
COMING SOON | on Hunan TV
A coffee shop owner's mysterious death is investigated by two detectives.
It’s a modern drama, and the age difference of 44-year-old Jang Dong Gun and 26-year-old Tang Yi Xin is apparently following the narrative as the love story is between an older successful businessman and a film student.
It tells the story of two childhood friends who grew up together and have loved each other for many years. They are separated and reunited, but a series of misunderstandings occur due to someone's plotting.
MARCH 30 (?) | on Hunan TV, Tencent and iQiyi
This drama tells the story of Ding Junjie, the deputy general manager of a cosmetics company, and Ying Jiaming, the son of the cynical chairman of the board. Though the two originally have a tit-for-tat, cat and mouse relationship, they gradually come to know and understand one another.
THIS YEAR | COMING SOON
Something new! A special corner for our MDL member(s) to pick a few dramas that may go (or not) with a season!
EVERYONE! Say Hello to our very first member to join... Cryssy Anne, she will pick a few dramas for us that she recommends~ ;)
In the first year of Later Liang lived Yuan Qingli, the daughter of a general. While on the road to a nunnery to reflect and meditate, she is abducted and knocked unconscious. After her rescue, Yuan Qingli wakes up days later without her memories and with a new personality. To escape from her own wedding, she dresses as a man and becomes a constable of Qinhe County.
BINGE WATCH ALERT!
When Feng Jiu was practising immortal cultivation alone in the wilderness, she was attacked by a beast and rescued by Dong Hua Di Jun of the Heavenly Kingdom. The encounter becomes deeply ingrained in Feng Jiu's heart and to repay her debts, she decides to follow Dong Hua into battle. She soon realizes that her good feelings towards him have evolved into love, but Dong Hua is a god who has forgotten what love means.
ALL EPISODES OUT!
It tells the story of spirit doctor Bai Qi as he travels the world to rid spirits of their obsessions. In the process, he meets the sunny Lin Xia whom he has known from a long time ago.
ALL EPISODES OUT!
- As I try to say in my every article, premiere dates may be wrong! There is a possibility that dramas may not premiere on the date I have written. ;) Mistakes happen! (and dramas get postponed!)
- Thanks to: MDL, Chinese Wiki, Baidu, Chinesedramas.info and helpful Cryssy Anne. There might be more... thanks to the ones I forgot too! ;)
- Remember to stay safe. Take care of yourself and everyone around you! We will get through this!
A special little treat to put a smile on your face!
*by Cryssy Anne ~~ Thank you! *watch it till the end!
What are you planning to see from this list?
Any plans for April Fool's Day?
Watch away and stay safe!
*Please look around for my comment in the comment section under this article.
It is related to my next article in which I will need a little help from one, or a few, of you! :P
Edited by: Yuanwei (1st editor)