As you slowly complete your Chinese drama to-watch list for last year, here is a list of Chinese dramas to watch in 2019 curated just for you! Read on to find out which are the 5 Chinese drama series aired in 2019 that has been making headlines!
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#1. I Will Never Let You Go (小女花不弃)
I Will Never Let You Go (小女花不弃) is a historical Chinese drama adapted from its same-title Chinese novel and lead by Ariel Lin (林依晨), Vin Zhang (张彬彬) and Austin Lin (林柏宏). The story revolves around Bu Qi (starred by Ariel Lin) on her journey to find out her real identity after her uncle was killed. Bu Qi was brought her by her uncle as a street beggar for years to avoid getting killed by a group of mysterious assassins. For unknown reasons, Bu Qi’s uncle refused to tell her why they have been on the run since she was young.
On the search of her true identity, Bu Qi was rescued multiple times by the Masked Hero (starred by Vin Zhang) who was also the eldest son of the 7th Prince. It was fate that brought them together as she turned out to be the long-lost daughter of the 7th Prince, making the both of them siblings of the different mothers. The Maked Hero’s real identity was unknown to Bu Qi as she fell in love with him without knowing that he was the son of the 7th Prince. Watch the series to find out if the lovebirds can eventually overcome the obstacles.
The series was a hot topic even before it was aired as Taiwanese actress, Ariel Lin, made her return to the big screens with this historical series. Expect some eye-candies like Kris Sun (孙祖君) and girl-crush Xing En (邢恩), who was crowned as China’s Most Handsome Women.
Click here to watch the Chinese drama series I Will Never Let You Go (小女花不弃)
#2. Legend of Hao Lan (皓镧传)
Fans of the mega-hit Chinese drama series Story of Yanxi Palace (延禧攻略) rejoice as the original casts reunite in the highly-anticipated series Legend of Hao Lan (皓镧传). Produced by the creator of Story of Yanxi Palace (延禧攻略), the Chinese drama series garnered sky-shooting expectations despite the postponement of the original airing date in November 2018 to January 2019.
Lead by Wu Jinyan (吴谨言), Mao Zijun (茅子俊) and Nie Yuan (聂远), the series revolves around a complicated love triangle of the main leads, and the fights and battles during the war period between the Qin and Zhao states. Hao Lan (starred by Wu Jinyan) was exiled from her home and sold as a slave, who was later bought by Lü Bu Wei (starred by Nie Yuan) and offered to King of Qin state (starred by Mao Zi Jun).
Let’s watch on to find out if this series can meet the high expectations of the viewers!
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#3. Shall We Fall In Love (勇往直前恋上你)
Shall We Fall In Love (勇往直前恋上你) is a series lead by Nichkhun (member of K-pop boy group
The light-hearted modern comedy-drama revolves around Jiang Yinan (starred by Nichkhun), a jobless youth who is optimistic and cheerful despite the harsh reality. Was it fate or luck that Yinan got accepted into a big company and made it as the top recruit? Watch on to find out more!
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#4. Lascivious Lady (絕世千金)
Time-travelling dramas were once the hottest trend when Scarlet Heart (步步惊心) was first released in 2011, followed by a Korean remake Scarlet Heart Ryeo (달의 연인 – 보보경심 려). What if you can travel into an online game with the identity of the Prime Minister’s daughter?
Lin Luo Jing (starred by Zheng Qiu Hong) was drawn into the game universe and got to meet many men of good looks. However, she can only exit the game when she meets her true love. Question is, how would she know if ‘he’ is the right one?
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#5. The Story of Ming Lan (知否知否应是绿肥红瘦)
Starring Zhao Liying (赵丽颖) as Minglan, Feng Shao Feng (冯绍峰) as Gu Ting Ye and Zhu Yi Long (朱一龙) as Qi Heng. The Story of Ming Lan revolves around the adventures of Minglan, the 6th daughter of the Song family. Despite being intelligent and beautiful, Minglan was not favoured by her household and had to keep her skills and talents hidden to survive and avenge for her mother’s wrongful death.
Click here to watch the Chinese drama series “The Story of Ming Lan (知否知否应是绿肥红瘦)”