Top 15 Big Age Gap Chinese Dramas - kdramaplanet

Here's the list of the top 15 big age gap Chinese dramas where a man is older than a woman or where a female lead is older than a male lead.
Top 15 Big Age Gap Chinese Dramas
Top 15 Big Age Gap Chinese Dramas

This Top 15 list includes some of the greatest big age gap Chinese dramas. Do you like watching dramas where a man is older than a woman or, on the contrary, the ones where a female lead is much older than a male lead? If so, then I highly recommend you read this article to the very end!

Oh, and please, don’t forget to vote in the poll at the very end of this post! Vote for your favorite big age Chinese drama! I will also be glad if you make some time and share your opinion in the comments section!

Quick List: Top 15 Big Age Gap Chinese Dramas

  1. Find Yourself
  2. The Rational Love
  3. My Fated Boy
  4. Love Scenery
  5. Love and Destiny
  6. My Dear Lady
  7. Timeless Love
  8. Dating In The Kitchen
  9. Once Upon a Time in Lingjian Mountain
  10. Count Your Lucky Stars
  11. No Secrets
  12. Parallel Love
  13. All Out of Love
  14. Knock on the Happiness Door
  15. My Mowgli Boy

15. My Mowgli Boy

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The title of this C-drama speaks for itself. It focuses on Mo Ge Li boy who was raised in the jungle. One day, he accidentally gets into civilization. By mistake, a career woman from the city takes him away from his home. She also fails to return him home for her work reasons, so they live together. The boy has no choice but to learn about the civilized world with the help of his housemate. For his part, he brings her closer to nature.

“My Mowgli Boy” might not be the best drama regarding some plot problems, it has an amazing character portrayal. So, you will definitely grow attached to all the characters! Throughout the series, you are introduced to many characters, each having their outlook on the world. Because of that, it addresses a wide variety of societal issues as well as environmental problems.

  • Episodes: 50
  • Duration: 47 min.
  • Cast: Ma Tian Yu, Yang Zi, Fu Meng Bo, Ming Ren, Huang Can Can, Wang Zhen Er

14. Knock on the Happiness Door

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This big age gap Chinese drama centers on a man and a woman who work diligently for their goals but accidentally find love. She is a policewoman and he is a doctor who loses everything and moves to the big city. They constantly run into each other. That’s the period when the doctor has one of the worst times. The woman tries to help him but has the wrong impression of him. For his part, the doctor is annoyed by her never-ending help. As you can see, this is a slow-burn romance.

“Knock on the Happiness Door” tells about the good as well as the bad, it shows us human nature and teaches many important values. To name a few, it shows how important it is to value every person’s life, time, work hard, be helpful, and also be patient and fair.

  • Episodes: 44
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Nie Yuan, Wu Jin Yan, Mao Jun Jie, Qian Yong Chen

13. All Out of Love

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This Chinese melodrama follows the story of two childhood friends who are like brother and sister. They got through their difficult childhood together. Supportive of each other, they both manage to enroll in their dream college. There even comes a point when they feel like their feelings grow into stronger than simply friendship, but they also feel like it’s wrong.

One day, the guy gets injured in a car accident and is forced to leave his beloved friend. Meantime, another man comes into the girl’s life. He is much older and is always ready to provide comfort and help. How much will everything get complicated once the male lead recovers and comes back?

“Al Out of Love” is a great drama for those who like love triangles, want to see numerous plot twists, and experience the roller coaster of emotions! You will definitely find yourself torn between two male characters.

  • Episodes: 70
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Wallace Chung, Sun Yi, Ma Tian Yu, Yu Meng Long

12. Parallel Love

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Not only it’s a big age gap Chinese drama, but it’s also a time travel genre! “Parallel Love” introduces us to a successful woman, an events manager from 2020, who travels back in time. In the blink of an eye, she finds herself in far 2010. It turns out that she has a mission to complete: she must make a spoiled narcissist the president of his father’s company. What’s more, she has got only 3 months for this. Otherwise, she will not return to the future. The female lead is mature and skillful, while the male lead is wealthy spoilt, and irresponsible. Even though totally opposite, they start a sweet romantic story and become inseparable.

If you don’t mind plot holes here and there and simply want to watch an extremely fun drama, then it is for you. It’s very fun to watch how the male lead faces all the challenges thrown at him from all directions and how the female lead helps him to get over them. The scenes where they are together are somehow silly but sweet at the same time!

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

11. No Secrets

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If you like suspense, the elements of law, and sinister stories in general, then you better not miss this Chinese series.

“No Secrets” revolves around a young man with the supernatural ability to read people’s minds and an emotional lawyer. They meet because of a tragic case that took place in the past.

  • Episodes: 32
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Qi Wei, Jin Han, Sunny Wang, Maggie Huang

10. Count Your Lucky Stars

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This series revolves around a man and a woman who work in the fashion industry. He is a lucky man with perfect taste and top results in the industry, while she is an unlucky and unknown fashion designer. Unlike the lucky man, she works non-stop and still gets no recognition. That’s what is called bad luck. However, her luck changes when she unexpectedly crosses paths with that man. After their meeting, they realize that their luck has been reversed. Can a lucky man become lucky again or he won’t be able to do so without the woman he met?

“Count You Lucky Stars” is a great series for those who are looking for an entertaining romantic comedy full of flirting, dramatic moments, and some mystery. Despite their age gap, the main couple has great chemistry, one of the best out there. Although their romance is super lovable, it develops slowly and is more about flirting than intense relationships.

  • Episodes: 34
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Shen Yue, Jerry Yan, Miles Wei

9. Once Upon a Time in Lingjian Mountain

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Here’s another age gap C-drama where a man is younger than a woman. This story revolves around Wang Lu, a young prodigy who gets into one of the greatest sects and starts his journey towards immortality. It happens so that he comes under the mentorship of a beautiful but hundreds of years old woman. Because of her temper, she and her student always quarrel.

Watch “Once Upon a Time in Lingjian Mountain” if you want to cheer yourself up with a lighthearted and funny drama. The comic scenes of the master-disciple relationship will make you burst into laughter. The drama is also packed with action and is quite unpredictable!

  • Episodes: 37
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Xu Kai, Sandrine Pinna, Ryan Zhu, Gao Yu Er, Cristy Guo

8. Dating in the Kitchen

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Here’s an older man younger woman type of Chinese drama for those of you who are into workplace romance stories and hate to love relationships. “Dating in the Kitchen” introduces us to a talented self-taught chef, a positive girl and an up-tight emotionless CEO. The businessman turns out to be a real foodie. So, sharing their common passion, they both begin to develop an unexpected relationship.

Watch this Asian drama if you want to see a beautiful love story where a big age gap isn’t an issue. The male lead is totally infatuated by the female lead and she admires him as well. Great chemistry and a bunch of tender scenes are guaranteed!

  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Zhao Lu Si, Lin Yu Shen

7. Timeless Love

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Here’s a drama that will tear your heart apart! Even if you are not into melodramas that much, you will be touched by this heartbreaking roller-coaster of emotions. It shows us how love is not always sweet but on the contrary, painful or even unrequited. It’s not about fluff. It’s about the dark side of everything and real-life situations. However, not everything is dull about this series. “Timeless Love” is one of the greatest love stories out there, so make sure you give it a try!

The melodrama introduces us to a woman who is a bookshop owner with a tragic story – she stopped dancing due to an accident. One day, she crosses paths with a kind-hearted young guy. He doesn’t receive affection from his parents and is cold on the outside. Our leads are both lost. As you can see, it’s not a cliché idol drama where a guy is super popular and has everything in this life.

  • Episodes: 24
  • Duration: 40 min.
  • Cast: Chen You Wei, Xu Yi Yang

6. My Dear Lady

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Here’s another enjoyable big age Chinese drama! “My Dear Lady” centers on a 29-year-old divorced woman with a little boy to raise and a 23-year-old CEO. At the very beginning of the series, the female lead is even glad she is divorcing. However, her celebration is interrupted by a sudden car accident. The driver of another car demands a huge sum of compensation, so she is in a hurry to find a job. After a long period of time being out of the workforce, this task seems to be impossible. Finally, she manages to become the personal assistant of a young CEO. However, her boss turns out to be the car owner to whom she is indebted. The female lead is so positive despite anything, that it makes the boss interested in her.

Watch this show if you are tired of clichés with never-ending love triangles, controlling relatives, crazy ex-girlfriends, and angst! This fluffy series is for those of you who want to follow a story about a realistic relationship.

  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: 40 min.
  • Cast: Jiang Meng Jie, Terry Liu

5. Love and Destiny

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The story of “Love and Destiny” follows the God of War who falls into sleep because of his fights with the demon lord. As luck would have it, fifty thousand years later, he wakes up thanks to a girl. Obviously, they fall for each other. However, things get complicated when they discover the girl is born with the fate of bringing the already mentioned demon tribe to power. The God doesn’t want to kill the maiden, so he tries his best to change the ill fate.

This age gap Chinese drama will easily get into the list of your favorite historicals! You won’t be able to stop watching it even if you are not into this drama genre. Why is that so? Because it has everything you want: a breathtaking romance, deep story, as well as mesmerizing cinematography.

Find more Chinese TV shows similar to “Love and Destiny”: Top 9 Interspecies Romance Chinese Dramas

  • Episodes: 60
  • Duration: 45 min
  • Cast: Chang Chen, Ni Ni

4. Love Scenery

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Here’s a light and enjoyable romantic story about a musician and a computer geek. Two polar opposites, they are drawn together by big data.

“Love Scenery” is definitely worth your attention if you like fluffy sweetness. If you are not someone who is looking for innovativeness and realisticness in dramas, if you don’t count the number of cliches, then you will enjoy it. The leads keep you interested throughout the whole story even though the romance between them is quite slow-burned.

  • Episodes: 31
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Xu Lu, Lin Yi

3. My Fated Boy

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Here’s a big age gap Chinese drama that will satisfy even the most demanding viewer. It’s free of cliches and introduces us to an independent female lead and a young but mature male lead. You will also be surprised that there are no breakups (like in the majority of dramas). The characters maturely deal with all arising issues, not hurting each other by harsh decisions.
The story centers on two childhood friends who grew up in one neighborhood. Even though the girl was seven years older, they became close to each other. Years later, they drift apart and even lose touch with each other. Finally, we are introduced to the grown-up girl and boy. She is a 31-year-old woman working in an office and he is a 24-year-old university graduate who has been studying abroad all this time. The guy is determined to revive their childhood memories and even initiate a relationship with her. As expected, his sweetheart still sees him as a younger brother.

  • Episodes: 29
  • Duration: 40 min.
  • Cast: Li Xi Rui, He Yu

2. The Rational Love

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If you are tired of super lovey-dovey TV shows and want to dive into some thought-provoking drama, you’ve stumbled upon the right one! “The Rational Love” is a proper office Chinese drama, meaning that an office here isn’t just the place for a romantic meeting. It doesn’t do a super big fuss about the age gap issue but rather focuses on the life of characters, their goals, and hard work. So, it’s quite a realistic drama with not perfect three-dimensional characters. Also, it will satisfy the drama cravings of those who love female-centered stories. If you have nothing against slow-paced and mature series, give it a try!

One of the best big age gap Chinese dramas, it follows the story of a 30-year-old businesswoman who has way too many things on her to-do list. She has to survive in the sabotaging politics in the company she works for, get through the pressure to marry someone just for the sake of marriage itself, and wave through suitors chasing her for their selfish reasons. Despite her occupancy and life challenges, she finds romance in an unexpected time and place.

  • Episodes: 35
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Qin Lan, Dylan Wang

1. Find Yourself

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This series centers on a couple with a ten-year age gap. She is a 32-year-old career woman with no dating experience and he is a young intern in the company she works for. Afraid of societal pressure, the female lead can’t decide whether accept her feelings and make their relationship public or find a “suitable” man of “suitable” age and status. She wants to experience true love but doesn’t want the gossips to affect her family. Moreover, the story introduces us to a secondary couple where a man is much older than a woman!

If you are looking for a big age difference Chinese series (well, of course, you do, you are still here) with painful issues of social pressure, several couples, and love triangles, then you can’t skip this one! “Find Yourself” is cute and light, with the right amount of sadness (not too much).

  • Episodes: 41
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Cast: Victoria Song, Song Wei Long, David Wang, Zhang Yu Jian, Yu Shu Xin

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