Looking for an addictive and lovely Chinese series? You will find it in this 17 best lovable (romantic) C-drama list! Here are the series that will melt your heart, make you laugh out loud, relieve the stress, motivate, and inspire you! They are easy to watch, adorable, and lovable. You will find the one that matches your tastes: there’s a great variety of them. The list includes fantasy rom-coms, college/campus love, an arrogant guy/poor girl dramas, and more.
17 Best Lovable (Romantic) C-Drama List:
- Flipped (24 episodes)
- Rush to the Dead Summer (46 episodes)
- From Survivor to Healer (42 episodes)
- Summer Desire (36 episodes)
- Time Teaches Me to Love (24 episodes)
- Destiny’s Love (36 episodes)
- Demon Master (46 episodes)
- I Will Never Let You Go (51 episodes)
- Love Is All (26 episodes)
- The Best of You In My Mind (24 episodes)
- The Brightest Star in the Sky (44 episodes)
- My Youth (24 episodes)
- The Love Equations (27 episodes)
- A Little Thing Called First Love (36 episodes)
- My Girlfriend Is An Alien (28 episodes)
- Go, Go Squid (41 episodes)
- Put Your Head on My Shoulder (24 episodes)
Looking for a lovable romantic Chinese drama? Do you love the fantasy romance genre and like the idea of characters with supernatural abilities? Well, then you’ve come to the right place! In Flipped, you can expect to see many kiss scenes (so good for romance enthusiasts, right?). The main storyline focuses on the lead couple’s love story and the topic of love and death.
The main story centers on Shuang Shuang, a rebellious girl who has been raised by her strict dad. One day she runs away from home. Soon, she meets Qi Xun, an extremely talented but cold and sensitive guy with supernatural abilities. Once someone falls in love, there’s no way they can hide it. Even if they keep silent about it.
- Kido Gao as Qi Xun
- Charlene Chen as Shuang Shuang
16. Rush to the Dead Summer
If you like youthful C-dramas and are looking for a long watch, check out Rush to the Dead Summer. It is set in a school and revolves around ten friends and their lives over ten years. It happens so that they separate their paths after graduation. Some of them become artists, idols, and some choose other paths. It seems that everyone becomes closer to achieving their dreams. Yet, life is not a bed of roses. Some of them have been imprisoned, departed, or betrayed.
- Cheney Chen as Fu Xiao Si
- Zheng Shuang as Li Xia
- Bai Jing Ting as Lu Zhi Ang
15. From Survivor to Healer
If you are looking for a realistic romantic C-drama that has a sense of seriousness and deals with multiple life issues, choose From Survivor to Healer. It’s also great for all medical drama fans, as it centers on the lives of psychiatry/psychology department staff. Also, the main love story happens between a psychiatrist and a psychologist. Here, the doctors are not portrayed as perfect human beings because, in real life, no one is perfect.
The series revolves around Yan Shu Ren who studies for his Ph.D. and his classmate Sun Shu. They fall in love with each other and yet separate their paths. Due to crises in both families, Shu Ren drops out of the college without telling Sun Shu. At the same time, Sun Sho moves to Japan to study there. Five years pass, and they both come to work together at a hospital. While Shu Ren wants to rekindle their old relationship, Sun Shu pushes him away. Only common grief unites these two.
- Shawn Dou as Yan Shu Ren
- Vivi Miao as Sun Shu
- Peng Guan Ying as Chen Yi Fan
14. Summer’s Desire
Watch Summer’s Desire if you love triangles, soap opera feels, and possessive, alpha male leads. Luo Xi and Xia Mo learn to trust each other after an accident. Luo Xi falls for Xia Mo, so Ou Chen (Xia Mo’s suitor) makes her go study abroad. Five years later (again five years later in this list, haha), they meet again. Yet, it happens just when Ou Chen loses his memory. How this love triangle and confusion will unfold?
- Sophie Zhang as Yin Xia Mo
- Qin Jun Jie as Ou Chen [Ocean]
- Huang Sheng Chi as Luo Xi
13. Time Teaches Me to Love
A rich CEO saves a poor girl from poverty. They hate each other at first but eventually fall for each other. Sounds like we’ve already heard it somewhere, isn’t it? Yes, this is our cliche rich man, poor girl type of story. Yet, the drama is easy to watch and the main characters are so adorable! If you are looking for a quick and sweet romantic Chinese drama, give it a shot!
Time Teaches Me to Love follows the story of cute Lin Lu and childish Shi Liansen. It’s the story of a contract relationship. Lin Lu can’t afford to pay bills for her ill brother, so she gets into a cotract relationship with the young CEO. Unexpectedly, something more blooms between them.
- Jerry Yan as Shi Lian Sen
- Ireine Song as Lin Lu
12. Destiny’s Love
The plot of this story is quite interesting. If you are looking for a fantasy Chinese drama and craving for some star-crossed lovers theme, you can’t miss this one! Destiny’s Love doesn’t have too many twists and turns – it’s quite simple. Yet, it’s a short and heartwarming sweet romance that you will enjoy.
The C-drama tells the story of a star guardian who should maintain a power balance in the cosmos. One day he accidentally loses the key to his power and is forced to enter the mortal realm. He tries to find it wandering Earth. Yet, instead of finding the key, he finds himself drawn to a woman. Wishing to be always by her side, the guardian tries to rewrite her fate but dooms her to die because of this. The woman dies at the age of thirty and is doomed to die at this exact age in each of her next lives.
Being punished, the star guardian is imprisoned in the stars for three thousand years. Once the term ends, he returns to Earth to fix the problems he caused. So many lifetimes have passed since the moment of his mistake, so many things have changed! Yet, one thing remained unchanged – the reincarnation of his love. Will the guardian be able to fix his mistake?
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- Lulu Xu as Wen Su Xi
- Zhang Ming En as Chi Yu
11. Demon Master
This C-drama centers on a couple who is getting prepared to engage. Unexpectedly, one of them loses his memory because of an accident. As a result, he cannot even recognize his loved one.
If you are craving for a fluffy Chinese rom-com, Demon Master is perfect for you! It’s the third season of Master Devil Do Not Kiss Me, but you don’t need to watch the prequels to catch up with the story. It has a completely different storyline and actors.
- Jia Zheng Yu as Han Qi Lu
- Vicky Yu as An Chu Xia
10. I Will Never Let You Go
The Chinese series primarily centers on the lives of two main characters: a wanderer and a masked hero. The hero saves the wanderer, and it results in them falling in love with each other. Yet, not everything is the way it seems to be at first sight. The wanderer turns out to be the Divine Maiden and her savior prince seeking the throne. Once the truth is revealed, the Maiden stars to live her life on the run, since countless enemies try to hunt her down.
I Will Never Let You Go doesn’t have the most unique storyline, but lovable and unique characters draw your attention. Watching this Chinese drama, you go from hating to loving a certain character and vice versa. So, it’s quite interesting to observe your emotions while binge-watching it.
- Ariel Lin as Hua Bu Qi / Zhu Zhu
- Austin Lin asDong Fang Shi
- Vin Zhang as Chen Yu
9. Love Is All
If you are looking for a light Chinese historical drama that focuses on romance more than on melodrama, you can’t miss this one. This rom-com is a great choice for those who want to take their mind off for the day. You will enjoy watching how two main characters solve various criminal cases together. Moreover, Love Is All shows the struggles that women go through to be recognized and respected for their work.
The story follows the daughter of a rich family and a county magistrate. The magistrate is popular by his handsomeness, well manners, and good family background. These two start off on the wrong foot but end up solving a case together.
- Zhang Ruo Nan as Tan Ling Yin
- Zhang Hao Wei as Tang Tian Yuan
8. The Best of You In My Mind
The C-drama follows the story of Lin Xi Chi and Xu Fang, two childhood college friends. Xu Fang has had a crush on Lin Xi Chi, his childhood friend, since school. Yet, he has never had enough courage to let her know how he feels. One day, a twist of fate brings them closer together. After that, Xi Chi gets drunk and tells about all her long-suppressed emotions.
If you want to watch a romantic college Chinese drama that follows two leads who start as childhood friends and end up as lovers, pick up The Best of You In My Mind. It’s realistic, heartwarming, and human at the same time. It reveals all the struggles we face in youth while pursuing our dreams. It’s quite a fluffy rom-com on one side and a good slice-of-life series that covers many topics on the other.
- Gala Zhang as Xu Fang
- Ireine Song as Lin Xi Chi
- Leslie Ma as Nie Yue
- Guo Xin Yu as Jiang Zheng Xu
7. The Brightest Star In The Sky
The TV series revolves around Star Entertainment, the best Chinese entertainment agency. It was founded by a couple, Du Wan Qing and Cheng Tian. They separated because of their different beliefs concerning the company management. The story also introduces us to a girl who joins the agency and works as an assistant for Bo Xu, a popular but arrogant idol. She helps him correct his flows and rise to a talented singer. At the same time, Du Wan Qing helps another promising singer, who is to become the competitor of Bo Xu.
The Brightest Star In The Sky is a perfect C-drama for you if you like rom-coms with a boss-secretary/music theme and don’t mind the cliché, almost classic story about an arrogant boss and his female assistant. It’s also a great series for those who have lost their purpose in life. The characters overcome many hurdles in their lives.
- Janice Wu as Yang Zhen Zhen
- Z. Tao as Zheng Bo Xu
- Niu Jun Feng as Yu Zi Rui
6. My Youth
This romantic Chinese drama is a story about the warmth and beauty of friendship. The C-drama revolves around Su Can Can and her group of friends. As a 28-years-old woman, she meets her high school and college friends again. She looks around and realizes that people surrounding her haven’t changed. They are still the same people, with the same qualities they had years ago.
Check out the C-drama My Youth if you are looking for an easy watch that tells about the simple daily lives of students. If you don’t expect from a drama anything overdramatic, hateful characters, this is for you. If you are interested in watching the realistic portrayal of school life, with all its struggles in hopes, dreams, and studying, you simply can’t miss this one.
- Zhao Yi Qin as Lan Tian Ye
- Li Jia Qi as Su Can Can
5. The Love Equations
This lovable drama brings together a university literature student addicted to detective novels and a forensic science major. They both have almost no time for anyone or anything other than the things they are so passionate about. Yet, they end up falling in love with each other. They quickly become a couple but eventually go their separate ways. Later, they meet each other again. They are curious if it’s possible to achieve what they want in their careers and love.
The Love Equations is adapted from Zhao Qian Qian’s novel “Sailing Round and Round in Circles”. Such dramas as A Love So Beautiful and Put Your Head on My Shoulder also are based on the novels of this author.
If you want to binge-watch a youthful drama about college students experiencing life lessons, this one may be your cup of tea. It’s one of those coming of age, innocent dramas that melt your heart!
- Simon Gong as Zhao Fan Zhou
- Reyi Liu as Zhou Xiao
4. A Little Thing Called First Love
The story of this super lovable Chinese drama centers on a shy girl who totally falls in love with the most popular boy in school. Because of this, she changes herself. She starts to learn things about fashion, school life, and studies harder in school in general.
It’s the remake of the Thai film “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”. If you want to laugh a lot, scream from excitement, and feel butterflies in your stomach, give it a shot! A Little Thing Called First Love is an adorable and sweet family/college drama that tells the story about young love.
- Edward Lai as Liang You Nian
- Angel Zhao as Xia Miao Miao
- Wang Run Ze as Lin Kai Tuo
- Chai Wei as He Xin
3. My Girlfriend Is An Alien
The Chinese series My Girlfriend Is An Alien follows the story of an alien girl who is stuck on Earth. She gets to know Fang Leng, a boss who suffers from heterosexual amnesia. Because of it, he forgets the women around him. Since then, starts a hilarious romantic story. Moreover, the girl falls into a “flowery state” every time she inhales a male’s hormones. So, she tries to do her best and uses many of her superpowers to survive on this planet.
Looking for a C-drama that will become your stress-reliever? This one will make you laugh out loud for the silliness! You will forget the world you are in and everything that surrounds you once you start watching the series!
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- Wan Peng as Chai Xiao Qi
- Bie Thassapak Hsu as Fang Leng
2. Go Go Squid
Based on Mo Bao Fei Bao’s novel Stewed Squid with Honey, the drama revolves around an adorable singer. It happens so that she has a crush on a computer engineering legend. She sings covers online and has an impressive number of followers, is always brave and outgoing, but can’t say a word when stumbles upon her crush. He is hard to reach, cold guy but notices the persistent girl who he stumbles upon so often.
Go, Go Squid focuses not only on the romantic part of the story but also on the character’s attempts to reach their dreams. This aspect will inspire and motivate you! You will love the topics in this drama: competitions, e-sports, relationships in families, and teams!
- Yang Zi as Tong Nian
- Li Xian as Han Shang Yan
1. Put Your Head on My Shoulder
This is such a lovable Chinese romance drama! Put Your Head On My Shoulder follows the story of a girl who can’t stop worrying about her plans after school graduation. Suddenly, she meets a genius Physics student. Since this moment, her main focus switches to another subject. They even start to live in one house!
If you want to binge-watch a lovey-dovey drama that will cheer you up, look no further. If you’ve just finished watching a drama with a disappointing ending, this one will instantly lift your mood! Although it doesn’t have a substantial twisted plot, it’s a great campus love story!
- Fair Xing as Si Tu Mo
- Lin Yi as Gu Wei Yi
- Daddi Tang as Fu Pei