20 Best Male Chases Female First - kdramaplanet

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This list of 19 best male chases female first Chinese dramas will be helpful for anyone who likes stories where it’s the men who make the first move.
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This list of 19 best male chases female first Chinese dramas will be helpful for anyone who likes stories where it’s the men who make the first move.

Top 19 Man Courts Woman First Chinese Dramas:

  1. Go Ahead
  2. Lovely Us
  3. Love Is Sweet
  4. Maiden Holmes
  5. My Love, Enlighten Me
  6. My Unicorn Girl
  7. Unforgettable Love
  8. Sunshine of My Life
  9. Dance of the Sky Empire
  10. Mr. Honesty
  11. The Romance of Hua Rong
  12. About Is Love
  13. Fall In Love
  14. Love Designer
  15. Qing Luo
  16. Parallel Love
  17. Twisted Fate of Love
  18. Sparkle Love
  19. Su Yu

19. Su Yu

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Here’s one of the best male chases female first Chinese dramas about master-assistant relationship. In the beginning, we are introduced to a handsome, skilled in martial arts, smart but unbelievably narcissistic and arrogant master. His servants feed his ego but roll their eyes when he is not around. So, you can imagine the sufferings of his most loyal assistant, a girl who has been serving him for ten years. On the other hand, there’s no other person who knows him better. Hence, she knows how to use this knowledge to her advantage.

There comes a day when this most loyal servant decides to leave his master forever. Taken aback by such a sudden announcement, the master realizes his deep feelings for the girl.

Do you want to take away some stress and ease your mind? In the mood for a sweet, light, and funny rom-com with hilarious and adorable characters? Then make sure you watch “Su Yu”! Chances are high you won’t be able to stop watching the series after giving it a try! This historical has the most egoistic male lead ever and it’s super funny to watch. Although there’s no strong story, the cinematography may not seem perfect, and everything is super exaggerated, it’s still an adorable show that will lift up your mood. However, there are some moments when the story turns serious. That’s when we learn about some hidden mysteries.

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  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Guo Jun Chen, Li Nuo

18. Sparkle Love

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Here’s a school/ youth Chinese drama where male chases first. The female lead is a girl with supernatural power to electrify others. She can shock people even to the point when they fall in love with her. However extraordinary she is, she wants to live an ordinary life. Hence, the girl keeps her talent a secret and enrolls in an ordinary school.

She can’t always be cautious about her powers, so she can easily get herself into trouble. That’s how, one day, she accidentally electrifies everyone’s dream guy. The swimming legend of the school falls in love with her at first sight. Despite his popularity, he has no love experience, so his courting is quite relentless.


If you have nothing against unrealistic stories (well, any drama is unrealistic to some extent), start watching “Sparkle Love”. You will enjoy the amazing chemistry between the leads and numerous swimming scenes featuring handsome men of the swim team!

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  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Zhang Ling He, Ling Mei Shi

17. Twisted Fate of Love

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The female lead of this story is a kickass general who is sent back in time with a mission to prevent a horrible war. While on the mission, not everything goes as planned. The heroine falls for an anti-hero (well, he is considered a bad person but actually is not) and breaks the heart of his best friend. She cares for both of them but has feelings only for one of them. The guys are total opposites and yet, they’ve come through thick and thin together. Will they become enemies because of jealousy? To prevent a villain from stirring up the war, they need to reconcile and work together.

“Twisted Fate of Love” is a great time-travel Chinese historical drama with a strong female lead! However, there are so many misunderstandings that the relationship between the leads is a never-ending “I love you but don’t trust you” story (which becomes annoying at some point). Yet, you will eventually fall in love with the characters!

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  • Episodes: 43
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Sun Yi, Jin Han, Tan Jian Ci

16. Parallel Love

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What’s especially interesting about this time-travel rom-com is that the female lead is much older than the male lead. Not only does it cover the big age gap theme but also shows us how two different personalities can get together.

Similar to the previous drama on the list, “Parallel Love” tells the story of a woman who time travels to the past intending to change the future. However, in this case, the future of only one person. The female lead is a workaholic and skilled events manager and is sent ten years into the past to help a narcissistic guy become the CEO of the company. Moreover, she has limited time in which to accomplish her mission, or else she can’t return to her time. Although the male lead is nothing like the female lead, he gets interested in her.


It’s a simple and fun story following a spoiled rich guy who faces challenges coming from all directions. If it sounds interesting to you, check it out! It may not be the most perfect drama ever, but it’s extremely entertaining to watch!

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  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Li Hong Yi, Kira Shi

15. Qing Luo

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Here’s another Chinese drama with a narcissistic male lead! What’s more, the female lead here is an amnesiac single mom! Seven years after giving birth to her son, she sets off to find the father of her child as well as find out the truth about her identity. Along the way, she gets acquainted with a Prince. Having mistaken him for another person, she despises him, while he falls insanely in love with her. Together, they go through various challenges and defeat their enemies.

“Qing Luo” is one of the best male chases female first Chinese dramas with the super protective hero. On one hand, it’s a funny TV show, but on the other, quite dark, serious, and mysterious drama. Although that’s the kind of exaggerated and crazy show that makes you laugh, it also has plenty of murders and conspiracies. It’s quite fast-paced (with no fillers), has numerous action and kisses scenes (in every episode), and is very comical – why not watch it?

  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 40 min.
  • Cast: Liu Xue Yi, Wang Zi Wei

14. Love Designer

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Here’s a hate-to-love affair C-drama on the list! The leads of this series start arguing from their very first meeting. A woman from the fashion industry and a man from the e-commerce industry get to know each other because of a lawsuit, so hate is unavoidable. They both are workaholics working hard for their dreams, so, naturally, they end up quarreling. Yet, the male lead starts chasing after the female lead but gets rejected every time.

Got tired of overly sweet rom-coms? Looking for a realistic C-drama about working people with reaд-life problems? If so, don’t think twice and start watching “Love Designer”!

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  • Episodes: 45
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Dilraba Dilmurat, Johnny Huang

13. Fall In Love

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In this Chinese series, we are introduced to a strong and rich woman (it’s rare to see in an Asian drama!) and a not-so-rich but warm and understanding male lead (wow, it’s not a typical cold CEO guy). A woman is quite mysterious at the beginning of the story, – for the male lead as well as for a viewer. She is not interested in him first, but he can’t stop thinking about her. With his persistence and honesty, he tries his best to approach her.

Got tired of typical characters? Want to see a refreshing story? Then don’t hesitate and check out this Asian drama! “Fall In Love” does have a very fresh feeling to it – we have a smart, completely independent female lead and one of the best male leads ever, who is kindhearted and humorous. However, we do see some cliches such as kidnapping, amnesia, misunderstandings, and so on.

  • Episodes: 30
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Camille Hua, Wang Rui Chang

12. About Is Love

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In this boss-employee relationship drama, we are introduced to an overbearing CEO again. This time, besides his cold personality, the male lead suffers from haphephobia, the irrational fear of being touched. He develops an illness that makes his interaction with women unbearable. It’s like some kind of allergy. The male lead refuses to give up. He believes there’s a woman in this world with whom he can be together. In times of deep desperation, he comes across a woman he is ok to be around.

If good chemistry between the leads is something that is what matters to you the most in a drama, don’t skip “About Is Love”!

  • Episodes: 30
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Yan Xi, Xu Xiao Nuo

11. The Romance of Hua Rong

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The story centers on a sassy female lead who gets kidnapped by a pirate determined to make her his wife. One day, she finally succeeds in her attempt to break out of this prison. On her way, she meets a Prince who falls in love with her. In the meantime, the pirate works on the plan to recapture her.

“The Romance of Hua Rong” is not the type of drama to make you think deeply about some serious issues or change your attitude towards life. It is the type of drama to distract you from heavy thoughts. Make sure you give it a try if you are looking for an angst-free series! It’s one of the best male chases female first Chinese dramas about cute and fun romance.

  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Yuan Hao, Zhao Zhao Yi

10. Mr. Honesty

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Here’s another drama on the list where the male lead has some kind of illness. Well, in this case, it’s more like an inability than an illness. Because of some past events in his life, he can’t lie and always tells only the truth. Respectively, he can’t stay other people lie. The female lead, on the contrary, can’t live a day without telling white lies. She loses her boyfriend and job in one night because the male lead exposes her boyfriend is cheating on her. Little does she know that he will become her boss soon. After losing a job, she applies for the position of CEO assistant in a company recommended by her close friend. They start bickering from the very beginning since they have a different attitude to lies.

“Mr. Honesty” is your typical workplace romance drama. Here, you will see a typical rich CEO who has a complicated relationship with his parents and a poor kindhearted girl who tries hard to make her life better. You can tell they borrowed some K-drama tropes.

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  • Episodes: 31
  • Duration: 42 min.
  • Cast: Liang Jie, Xin Yun Lai

9. Dance of the Sky Empire

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Set during Tang Dynasty, the fantasy Chinese series tells about the world in which the human race and Kunwu race hate each other. The human race here is presented as the destructive one, slaying the people of Kunwu who are considered terrible and atrocious. After a terrible slaughter, the people of the defeated race scattered over the world. Their only hope is to free their king.

The story also introduces us to the best Academy in Great Tang. It is believed that one of its students will help the lost King return and rise to power. Later, we learn that it’s a girl from the Kunwu race. She falls in love with a guy who is the protector of the human race.


It is one of those series that brings up important social issues such as racial issues, for example. Yet, it’s not as deep and mind-blowing drama as it may seem from the plot. Instead, it’s a bit naive, funny, school romance series with an interesting fantasy setting. Hence, “Dance of the Sky Empire” is a perfect school rom-com that gives you sweet moments, comedy, as well as heart-breaking feelings.

  • Episodes: 28
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Xu Kai, Wu Jia Yi

8. Sunshine of My Life

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Here’s a true hidden gem! One of the best male chases female first Chinese dramas, it revolves around the lives of two workaholic people who work in fashion design. He is the boss married to his company, while she is a woman passionate about traditional embroidery. Their fates intersect when they meet at a design fair. And even though they enjoy each other’s company, they refuse to change their plans – the female lead goes to Paris for studies, and the male lead continues to work on his plans in China. However, one day, there comes an opportunity to go to Europe on a business trip, the male lead reunites with his business partner (or the woman he loves).

“Sunshine of My Life” is a great boss-employee relationship story with strong characters and an amazing storyline that takes you beyond China to France. For once, we have a competent and confident female lead and a romantic male lead (not a typical indifferent and unemotional man). He is sure of his feelings towards a woman he loves and is sincere about it. There are some doubts about it in the very beginning, but primarily because of the age gap between them and his trauma. Besides, you will enjoy watching cute scenes and awesome clothes (they fork in the fashion industry, after all)!

  • Episodes: 45
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Zhang Han, Xu Lu

7. Unforgettable Love

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Here’s a contract relationship Chinese drama on the list! The story centers on the CEO, an indifferent businessman who meets an optimistic and kind woman, However, apart from being a typical cold male lead, he is also a single father. One day, he crosses paths with a child psychologist and seeing her attitude, proposes her a marriage contract according to which she would become a pretend mother of his child. No one knew then that their relationship would gradually develop from acquaintance to love.

If you like the theme of contract marriage, you can’t miss “Unforgettable Love”! It’s a light drama with believable, not-perfect characters and lovable parent-child dynamics. It’s extremely fun to watch! Yet, both leads are mature, and the development of their relationship is quite gradual.

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  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 41 min.
  • Cast: Miles Wei, Hu Yi Xuan

6. My Unicorn Girl

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Here’s one of the most interesting male courts female first Chinese dramas! It incorporates many genres and themes such as cohabitation, cross-dressing, sports, university rom-com. Unlike in the majority of cross-dressing series, the male lead here reveals the true identity of a woman disguised as a man in the early stage. After that, we watch how he tries to approach her, while still pretending he doesn’t know her true identity. “My Unicorn Girl” is extremely fun to watch despite its simple story with a great number of cliches.

The story revolves around a girl who chases after her dream of becoming a figure skater. What’s more, she vows to study it at her mother’s alma mater. Although full of confidence, the girl doesn’t pass a test. As fate would have it, she shows herself a skillful ice hockey player in a college match and gets selected for the men’s program of that department. She disguises herself as a man and moves into a men’s dormitory. To her surprise, she shares a room with a guy whom she has already met.

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  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Darren Chen, Sebrina Chen

5. My Love, Enlighten Me

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My Love, Enlighten Me |19 Best Male Chases Female First Chinese Dramas | kdramaplanet

Here’s another drama on the list where the leads start as reluctant housemates but end up as a loving couple! This slice-of-life C-drama centers on a young girl, a pop star whose career comes to an end after the disbandment of her girl group. Once she starts looking for a new job, she meets a man with whom she becomes housemates.
“My Love, Enlighten Me” introduces us to typical C-drama characters – a damsel in distress who needs protection and an intelligent but emotionless man. Yet, you will enjoy the series for various life lessons it gives you and its great character development.

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  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Eleanor Lee, Connor Leong

4. Maiden Holmes

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Set in the sixth century, the historical Chinese drama follows the leads who hide their true identities. A girl disguises as a male investigator while a Prince poses as a commoner.

One of the top cross-dressing Chinese dramas, it also falls under the historical, romance, and detective genres. Maiden Holmes is set in Eastern China in the 6th century. It’s after the usurpation of the throne by the Imperial Court officials that the Prince sets out on a journey. Traveling incognito, he wants to find out the truth behind the take-over. During his travel, he crosses paths with a girl investigating the slaughter of her tribe. Working together, they fall in love with each other. However, it’s long before revealing the truth about their true identities.

“Maiden Holmes” is an incredibly relaxing and cute romantic C-drama. In case you prefer the detective genre and craving for some super difficult mysteries, it may not fully satisfy you.

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  • Episodes: 32
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Sebrina Chen, Zhang Ling He

3. Love Is Sweet

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Still looking for a good male chases female first Chinese drama? Check out this one! The female lead of this story is not a typical C-drama heroine. She has a double degree in economics and psychology and suffers from an allergy to tears. Her father has always wanted that she would work for an investment company. After his death, the female lead starts working in such a company, where she comes across her long-lost friend. Yet, in a company where there prevails competitive atmosphere, a childhood friend turns into an enemy.

Be prepared for a great number of predictable moments. But somehow, instead of being irritated, you love them! Also, rest easy, you won’t have to bear with hateful villains or huge misunderstandings – it’s low on angst!

  • Episodes: 36
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Luo Yun Xi, Bai Lu

2. Lovely Us

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Here’s a coming-of-age teenage drama on the list! It revolves around five teenagers who are friends from the very childhood. What to expect from this TV series? Here, you will dive into school adventures, sweet love, hate-to-love relationship, neighborhood friends-to-lovers relationship, as well as many youth-related problems.

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  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 44 min.
  • Cast: Marcus Li, Tian Xi Wei

1. Go Ahead

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Go Ahead | 19 Best Male Chases Female First Chinese Dramas | kdramaplanet

So, here’s one more childhood friends C-drama! It tells the story of three friends who are more than family to each other. They all come from problem families, so they always stick together and support each other. Unfortunately, their childhood traumas leave an impact on their life in adulthood.

In the mood for a touching series that would make you experience different emotions? Looking for a relatable and realistic story that would inspire you? Make sure you check out “Go Ahead”, one of the best male chases female first Chinese dramas!

  • Episodes: 46
  • Duration: 35 min.
  • Cast: Tan Song Yun, Song Wei Long

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