Do you want to find a good romantic C-drama? Here’s the top 16 most lovable (romantic) Chinese dramas. School romance dramas, fantasy, or sports rom-coms – there are so many different series to choose from!
Top 16 Most Lovable (Romantic) Chinese Dramas:
- Love O2O (30 episodes)
- A Love So Beautiful (23 episodes)
- Skate Into Love (40 episodes)
- Le Coup de Foudre (Love at First Sight) (35 episodes)
- When We Were Young (32 episodes)
- Accidentally In Love (30 episodes)
- Girlfriend (36 episodes)
- About Is Love (30 episodes)
- Meteor Garden (50 episodes)
- Forget You Remember Love (38 episodes)
- Here to Heart (48 episodes)
- The Night of The Comet (16 episodes)
- The Rules of Love (12 episodes)
- The Interpreter (42 episodes)
- My Roommate Is a Detective (36 episodes)
- All Out of Love (70 episodes)
16. All Out of Love
Here’s one of the most lovable romantic Chinese dramas! Adapted from Le Xiaomi’s novel Liang Sheng, Can We Not Be Sad, the drama follows the story of two step-siblings. They grew up together – both had a difficult childhood, but they had always relied on each other. There comes a moment when they feel their feelings grow into something more than friendship. They are like family to each other and feel like it’s wrong to feel that way. So, they try to hide those feelings. However, the situation gets only worse.
Choose All Out of Love if you are looking for a Chinese drama with numerous plot twists and love triangles. You will go through the roller coaster of emotions while watching it! The drama discovers such themes as family love and strong love for those who are not related to us by blood.
- Ray Ma as Liang Sheng
- Sun Yi as Jiang Sheng
- Wallace Chung as Cheng Tian You
- Alan Yu as Cheng Tian En
15. My Roommate Is a Detective
In the list of the top 16 most lovable (romantic) Chinese dramas, this one is one of the most unusual. This C-drama is set in the mid-1920s. So, if you enjoy the atmosphere of the Republic of China set in those times, you should check it out! My Roommate Is a Detective has a rare storyline – solving mysterious cases in Sherlock Holmes style is the core theme of the series. Also, there’s good news for you in case if you got tired of love triangles – this drama covers primarily bromance theme.
It follows the story of a young police officer who forms an elite detective team. Lu Yao, who has a remarkable power of deduction and who has returned from studying in Great Britain, joins his team. Bai You Ning, an independent young woman and a reporter for a daily reporter also join them. Together, they form a small detective team that tries to crack difficult and mysterious cases.
If you are a fan of detective/investigation dramas, you may want to check out the list of the Top 11 Detective Chinese Dramas. In case you are looking for similar C-dramas about roommates, read the article about the 10 Best Neighbors Fall In Love Chinese Dramas.
- Hu Yi Tian as Lu Yao
- Leon Zhang as Qiao Chu Sheng
- Shane Xiao as Bai You Ning
14. The Interpreter
One of the best lovable romantic Chinese dramas, Les Interpretes is based on the novel Translator by Miao Juan. It centers on a student who dreams of becoming a translator. She even has to work different part-time jobs to support herself and pursue her dreams. Suddenly, she has a misunderstanding with one of her clients and ends up in the police station. Later, it appears that her client is a popular French translator. On top of that, he is her examiner at the university! Their romance story doesn’t start on the right foot, and many other troubles arise later.
- Yang Mi as Qiao Fei
- Huang Xuan as Cheng Jia Yang
- Jocelyn Zhou as Wen Xiao Hua
13. The Rules of Love
This romantic Chinese drama follows a merperson who has always introduced himself as a boy. But that is until he falls in love with a boy. When a merperson falls for someone for the first time, their body begins to change to a particular gender. So, this merperson also finds himself slowly turning into a girl. To avoid all the difficulties over his drastic gender changes, he switches colleges. However, he still introduces himself as a man (after stumbling upon his childhood friend and thus revealing himself). Having turned out into a female, she even ends up roommates with that guy whom she loves! That’s when many adventures begin. Not only she has to hide her new gender from him, but also many other things (like the fact that her skin flares upon contact with water).
Go watch The Rules of Love if you don’t expect to see a mind-blowing drama reevaluating your whole life. This series will give you feels, a lot of laughter, and will become a good option for a boring evening!
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- Wang Yan Bin as Lie Heng Yu
- Li Jun Yao as Yang Luo Tian
12. The Night of The Comet
If you are a sucker for sweet love stories with mystery (time travel theme, hello), you can’t miss this one! Moreover, the Night of The Comet is so touchy and cute, that you can’t help but love it! Even if it’s somewhat cliché, its story flow is smooth and understandable and the character’s development is clear as well.
This Chinese drama centers on a celebrity who gets into a car accident. As a result, he travels to a parallel universe years before the time he lives in. In this new universe, he meets a female reporter and an author who is his alter ego in this world.
If you want to watch a crosswords travel Chinese drama similar to “The Night of the Comet”, check out this list!
- Melody Tang as Lin Xiao Xiao
- Jason Fu as Cheng Hao
11. Here to Heart
Based on An Ning’s novel The Warm Cord, Here to Heart immerses you into the world of profound love, hate, and revenge. This drama introduces us to a couple separated due to some tragic events. It seems that even a decade is not enough to heal these deep wounds. Deep in their hearts. They both are still lonely regardless of whether they have their new partners or not. Even after meeting each other after a long time, no one wants to make the first move. It’s like a war in which no one wants to surrender.
- Zhang Han as Zhan Nan Xian
- Janine Chang as Wen Nuan
10. Forget You Remember Love
This drama revolves around a CEO who loses his memory after getting into an accident. Ye Qianyu gives him a fake idea of who he is. From that moment, starts the period when they grow closer to each other. They spend lots of time together, even though Ye Qianyu knows he must leave soon.
Forget You Remember Love doesn’t provide only entertainment. It gives you enough wisdom to help you go through many problems in life. Here, you will see the mystery, family hardships, as well as romance.
- Fair Xing as Ye Qian Yu
- Garvey Jin as Shan Jun Hao
9. Meteor Garden
The Asian drama Meteor Garden follows the story of an 18-year-old girl from a poor background. Due to some events, she is lucky enough to enroll in an elite school where only people from wealthy families study. It’s not an easy task for her to get along with others who study there. But, as some time passes, she gets along with the group of four most popular and handsome boys there. They even form a friendship (or maybe even something more?). If you want to spend a good time watching a cute Chinese rom-com with eye-candy actors, give it a go!
- Shen Yue as Dong Shan Cai
- Dylan Wang as Dao Ming Si
- Darren Chen as Hua Ze Lei
- Caesar Wu as Xi Men Yan
- Leon Leong as Feng Mei Zuo
8. About Is Love
This lovable Chinese series follows the story of the president of a company and a young art student. The president has a severe case of OCD – he cannot interact with women. Still, he doesn’t wish to give up. One day, he finds out he is perfectly fine being around Zhou Shi. She is an eighteen-year-old student studying art.
If you are looking for a romantic Chinese drama with good chemistry between the leads, include it to your watch-list! Moreover, you will also be invested in several other couples in the story. The supporting cast of About Is Love delivers great individual stories as well!
- Yan Xi as Wei Qing
- Xu Xiao Nuo as Zhou Shi
This Chinese rom-com drama centers on a girl who gets hired to act as if she falls in love with a cold but good-looking and wealthy CEO. Over some time, the pretended romance becomes too real.
If you want to watch a sweet love triangle (or even love square, haha) rom-com, watch Girlfriend! Yes, the storyline is somewhat cliché. I mean, there are so many love stories with handsome and cold SEOs! Yet, you will enjoy watching the acting of wonderful actors. Also, if you like My Girlfriend Is An Alien, you will love this one – it has similar vibes.
- Lawrence Wong as Ye Fei Mo
- Xu Hao as Wen Xiao Nuan
6. Accidentally In Love
The Chinese drama Accidentally In Love centers on a daughter from a wealthy background. The girl wants to avoid an arranged marriage by all means. She believes in true love and that she will be able to find her. So, she escapes the marriage and enrolls in the college where her parents grew up. She wants to know how and why they died. With her appearance and name changed, she does her best to blend with others. If you want to spend some time watching a sweet and funny, but not overly dramatic Chinese series, give it a shot!
- Amy Sun as Chen Qing Qing
- Fiction Guo as Si Tu Feng
5. When We Were Young
If you like dramas set in other periods of history, and if you like the 1990s in particular, then you should watch this one! When We Were Young transfers its viewers to those nostalgic times. If you’ve watched and liked such series as Reply or A Love So Beautiful, you will love this Chinese drama!
It tells us about high school life in those times. The C-drama starts with Yang Xi getting injured because she chased down a bike thief. Soon, she finds out that he is the boy who transferred to her class. The thief turns out to be a talented genius. However, he must prove his decency to be accepted in the new group.
- Neo Hou as Hua Biao
- Wan Peng as Yang Xi
- Gala Zhang as Li Yu
- Marcus Li as Si Tu Er Tiao
- Pan Mei Ye as Yang Xiao He Mei
4. Le Coup de Foudre
Based on Qiao Yi’s novel I Don’t Like This World, I Only Like You, the romantic C-drama Le Coup de Foudre (also called Love at First Sight) tells about the real events from the author’s life! It’s quite exciting to know before watching the drama, yeah? It’s the love story of two classmates. They promise each other to go abroad together and study there. However, some unexpected events ruin the plans and they stop seeing each other at all. Some time passes, and they meet each other again. Will they confess their feelings now?
- Janice Wu as Zhao Qiao Yi
- Zhang Yu Jian as Yan Mo (Frank)
- Eden Zhao as Zhao Guan Chao
- Ma Li as Hao Wu Yi
- An Ge as Fei Da Chuan
- Zhang Yue Ying as Cheng You Mei
3. Skate Into Love
This is another one of the top lovable romantic Chinese dramas! It revolves around a speed skater and an ice hockey player who know each other from elementary school. Back then, a speed skater Tang Xue often bullied a timid boy Li Yu Bing (an ice hockey player). They meet each other at university again. A timid boy in the past, Li Yu Bing has become the best hockey player in the school, while Tang Xue has stopped her training. Li Yu Bing makes Tang Xue become his assistant to get revenge for bullying him back in elementary school. However, as they become closer to each other, Li Yu realizes he has been heavily inspired by his childhood friend to not give up on his dream. In return, he does his best to encourage Tang Xue to continue to follow her dreams.
Skate Into Love is a good sports romance Chinese drama. What’s more, it’s an extremely uplifting series and tells about the struggles of athletes. It covers such life issues as parents’ disapproval, competition, and love rivals. Also, it teaches you not to give up and to always feel grateful for being able to do what you truly love.
- Steven Zhang as Li Yu Bing
- Janice Wu as Tang Xue
- Zhou Li Jie as Yu Yan
2. A Love So Beautiful
This Chinese drama follows high school classmates (and also neighbors) – a joyful girl who is in love with her “ideal” good-looking and successful classmate. Gradually, mutual feelings develop. But many things turn around once a new guy enrolls in the school.
Choose A Love So Beautiful if you want to see school adventures, plenty of cute scenes, and heartwarming moments! This is not a drama for you if you are a fan of complicated storylines – this is quite a light series.
- Hu Yi Tian as Jiang Chen
- Shen Yue as Chen Xiao Xi
- Gao Zhi Ting as Wu Bo Song
1. Love O2O
One of the most lovable romantic Chinese dramas, Love O2O is the combo of two worlds at once: offline (the real world) and online (the game world). It’s an interesting fantasy element that makes the story unique and makes the students who live on the campus interact with each other. Check it out if you are looking for a refreshing but light Chinese drama!
Primarily, the storyline centers on two students: a girl who is a computer science major and the most famous student-boy there. He has had a crush on her since the very first time he saw her playing with another gamer!
- Yang Yang as Xiao Nai
- Zheng Shuang as Bei Wei Wei
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