Best Chinese TV shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Chinese TV shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, exciting, romantic, humorous, not serious and entertaining. Plot: friendship, romance, fantasy world, rivalry, adventure, fight, youth, harem, love and romance and disorder. Genre: Action, Drama and Romance. Country: China, USA and Taiwan.
Best Chinese TV shows
Best Chinese TV shows
TOP TV Shows: Eternal Love (2017), Arsenal Military Academy (2019), The Founder of Diabolism (2018), Battle Through the Heaven (2018), Nirvana in Fire (2015), Joy of Life (2019), Ashes of Love (2018), The Untamed (2019), Soul Land (2018), Princess Agents (2017), Beetlejuice (1989), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987), Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1988), Empresses In The Palace (2011), Story of Yanxi Palace (2018), Meteor Garden (2018), Love Designer (2020), Go Go Squid! (2019), The Longest Day in Chang'an (2019), The King's Avatar (2019).

List of Best TV Shows

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Eternal Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Three hundred years ago, Bai Qian stood on the Zhu Xian Terrace, turned around and jumped off without regret. Ye Hua stood by the bronze mirror to witness with his own eyes her death. Three hundred years later, in the East Sea Dragon Palace, the two ...
Style: romantic, disturbing, touching, semi serious, exciting
Plot: reincarnation, star crossed lovers, love, royalty, romance, fairy, immortal, fantasy world, memory loss, amnesia, chinese, body swapping ...
Place: china
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Arsenal Military Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Xie Xiang disguises herself as a man in order to attend military school, where she and her classmates become embroiled in a series of tale-worthy events. After an academic career that wins her classmates’ and instructors’ respect, Xie sets out ...
Style: sweet, exciting, romantic, dorama
Plot: woman dressed as man, cross dressing, military, gender, teenager, romance, hidden identity, friendship, love and romance, fake identity, pretense, teenage love ...
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The Founder of Diabolism (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: As the grandmaster who founded the Demonic Sect, Wei Wuxian roamed the world in his wanton ways, hated by millions for the chaos he created. In the end, he was backstabbed by his dearest Shidi (meaning "junior fellow brother") and killed ...
Style: entertaining, enigmatic, exciting, light
Plot: mother son relationship, demon, freedom, ghost, magical, occult ritual, good versus evil, revenge, mystery, showdown, fight, mysticism ...
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Battle Through the Heaven (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
TV show
Story: Xiao Yan is a genius child who suddenly loses all his powers. In a world governed by strength and power, Xiao Yan’s lack of talent is an embarrassment to his family. At the age of 15, Xiao Yan accidentally summons Yaochen from his mother’s ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: fantasy world, martial arts, supernatural power, romance, journey, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, adventure, samurai, showdown, love story ...
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Nirvana in Fire (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the great unrest of 4th-century China, war breaks out between the feudal Northern Wei and Southern Liang dynasties. General Lin Xie of Liang takes his only 17-year-old son, Lin Shu, into battle and successfully fights off the hostile Wei ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: political intrigue, justice, loyalty, false identity, friendship, battles, murder, emperor, deception, escape, betrayal, father son relationship ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 8.3
 811
Joy of Life (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Zhang Qing, a present-day college student in culture and history major wants to study in professor Ye's postgraduate class, so he decides to write a historical fiction to elaborate his perspective of analyzing ancient literature history with ...
Style: exciting, captivating
Plot: political intrigue, time traveler, royal family, palace intrigue, secret agents, revenge, spy, martial artist, prince, royal palace, fantasy world, love at first sight ...
Place: ancient china
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Ashes of Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jin Mi is the daughter of a flower deity who is fed a pill that prevents her from feeling or expressing romantic love. She gets tangled in a love triangle with Heavenly Prince Xu Feng and the ambitious Night Deity Run Yu.
Style: scenic, exciting, stylized, intense, sweet
Plot: immortal, magical, romance, reincarnation, lovers, misunderstanding, mission, responsibility, legends and myths, warrior, rivalry, adventure ...
Place: ancient china
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 9.0
 5K
The Untamed (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In a land dominated by the mighty Wen clan, a young man named Wei Wuxian strikes up an unconventional friendship with justice-loving Lan Wangji. When the duo unexpectedly stumbles across evidence implicating the Wen clan’s chief in a plot to bring ...
Style: yaoi, unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating, visually appealing
Plot: martial artist, homosexual subtext, magical power, heroes, reincarnation, chinese, exorcist, young man, talent, death, magic, fantasy world ...
Place: ancient china, china
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 8.9
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Soul Land (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Tang San spent his life in the Tang Outer Sect, dedicated to the creation and mastery of hidden weapons. Once he stole the secret lore of the Inner Sect to reach the pinnacle of his art, his only way out was death. But after throwing himself off the ...
Style: exciting, visually appealing, captivating, breathtaking, twists and turns ...
Plot: fight scenes, magical, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, fight for justice, superhero, redemption, supernatural ability, martial arts, bravery, alternate universe ...
Place: ancient china
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Princess Agents (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the Warring Period, the Western Wei enslaved large numbers of civilians. The slave girl, Chu Qiao, is thrown into a forest along with other slaves and becomes the next hunting target for the rich lords. She is saved by the Prince of Northern ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: chinese emperor, female warrior, slave girl, romance, power struggle, combat, couple relations, danger, martial arts, slavery, revenge, sword fight ...
Place: ancient china, china
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 7.3
 7K
Beetlejuice (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, China, Taiwan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Beetlejuice is an American-Canadian animated television series which ran from September 9, 1989 to October 26, 1991 on ABC and, on Fox from September 9, 1991 to December 6, 1991. Loosely based on the 1988 film of the same name, it was developed and ...
Style: gothic, not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, best friends, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, odd couple, ghost, friends, parallel world, escapades, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Japan, West Germany, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines, UK, Italy
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an American animated television series produced by Murakami-Wolf-Swenson. The pilot was shown during the week of December 14, 1987 in syndication as a five-part miniseries and began its official run on October 1, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, talking animals, good versus evil, master warrior, superhero, mutant, invasion, ninja, turtle, heroes, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1987, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: Taiwan, South Korea, China, Japan, UK, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers is an animated series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. Created by Tad Stones and Alan Zaslove, it featured the established Disney characters Chip 'n' Dale in a new setting. The series ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, 2d animation
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: partners against crime, adventure, friendship, amateur detective, rescue, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry, animal protagonist, chipmunk, goofy hero, mouse ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s
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Empresses In The Palace (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Zhen Huan, also known as Hou Gong Zhen Huan Zhuan, is a Chinese television series based on the Internet novel of the same name. It first aired in China on 17 November 2011. It was announced in 2013 that the drama will be exported to ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: qing dynasty, love triangle, empress, chinese history, mistress, royal palace, strong female lead, harem, heir to the throne, scheming, palace, chinese emperor ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china
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Story of Yanxi Palace (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The smart and witty Wei Yingluo enters the palace as a seamstress to find the truth behind her older sister’s death. Believing the imperial guard Fucha Fuheng to be her sister's killer, Yingluo purposely attracts the attention of his sister ...
Style: factual, multicultural, suspenseful, scenic, stylized
Plot: chinese emperor, mistress, chinese history, harem, female rivalry, royal palace, rivalry, chambermaid, palace intrigue, prince, palace, historical figure ...
Time: 18th century
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Meteor Garden (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary girl is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school - Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo.
Style: romantic, sweet, sincere, light, lyrical ...
Audience: student film
Plot: love hate relationship, chinese, school, romance, youth, friendship, love and romance, friends, looking for love, envy, university, love hate ...
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 7.7
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Love Designer (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The love story between a fashion designer and a man in the e-commerce industry. Fashion designer Zhou Fang met Song Lin because of a lawsuit. They were a mismatch from the very start but had to cooperate due interdependence in their lives and their ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fashion, relationship vs career, love and romance, fashion designer, businessman, fall in love, romantic relationship, in love, love affair, haute couture, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships ...
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 8.0
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Go Go Squid! (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Tong Nian is a genius 19-year-old student with high IQ and low EQ, who is also a famous anime cosplay person and sings well. She’s falls in love at first sight with Han Shang Yan, who is a game genius in the e-sports world and never pays attention ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, suspense, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, sport team, old friends, friends, family relations, teenager, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love, friendship between men, father son relationship, championship ...
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The Longest Day in Chang'an (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, History, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chang'an. The city of Eternal Peace. China's ancient imperial capital and the world's most magnificent metropolis. Its treasures and wealth are now under siege from a mysterious army. In 24 hours the enemies will launch a devastating ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: chinese emperor, royal court, political conspiracy, royal palace, power struggle, conspiracy, security, unlikely hero, protector, palace intrigue, master warrior, battles ...
Time: 8th century
Place: ancient china
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The King's Avatar (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ye Xiu is the star player on an esports team that dominates the Chinese leagues of hit multiplayer titled “Glory.” His gaming days appear to have come to an abrupt halt, however, when he is forced out of his team – who are keen to accept a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, light
Audience: teens
Plot: championship, heroes, adventure, fight, ambition, rivalry, friendship, youth, computers and web, competition, dishonesty, video game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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Eternal Love of Dream (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Having been saved by Emperor Dong Hua from a vicious monster attack, Princess of Qingqiu, Bai Fengjiu becomes immensely indebted to him. To repay him, Fengjiu follows Donghua around on his adventures to eliminate evil but unwittingly realizes that ...
Style: uplifting, touching, romantic, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, friendship, hopes, love affair, fall in love, couples, destiny, reunion, love, palace, romantic fantasy ...
Place: china
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Phineas and Ferb (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea, China, Taiwan
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Each day, two kindhearted suburban stepbrothers on summer vacation embark on some grand new project, which annoys their controlling sister, Candace, who tries to bust them. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, odd, exciting ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: secret identity, secret agents, mischievous children, siblings relations, scientist, experimenting, escapades, mad scientist, rivals, intelligence, chaos and mayhem, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad (2008)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA, China
TV show
Story: Here's a Special Edition DVD that captures the most dramatic and exciting moments from the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, the competition was held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from ...
Plot: olympics, track and field, swimming pool, basketball, gymnastics, female athlete, athlete
Time: year 2008, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
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Kid vs. Kat (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, China, Netherlands, Philippines, Hong Kong, UK, Germany, India, Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Kid vs. Kat is a Canadian-American animated television series developed and produced at Studio B Productions. The show was created and co-directed by Rob Boutilier. The series is distributed by Studio B Productions. The feature revolves around a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: alien, rivalry, family, youth, space and aliens, cartoon cat, mischievous children, time machine, mind control, uninhibited rivalry, world domination, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
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Love O2O (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: What is it that makes a man fall in love with a woman at first sight? Appearance? Aura? Wealth? NO, when campus prince and gaming expert, student Xiao Nai first saw Bei Wei Wei, what made him fall in love was not her extraordinary beauty, but her ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, uplifting, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: computer game, love affair, hopes, love, love and romance, friendship, youth, reunion, couple relations, fall in love, destiny, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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Legend of Fei (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Several years ago, the emperor secretly ordered the hero Li Hui to form a mountain stronghold consisting of bandits in order to keep the pugilist world under control. His daughter, Li Jin Rong, leads the stronghold after Li Hui’s death and gives ...
Style: intense, scenic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: romance, legends and myths, responsibility, romantic fantasy, young heroes, adventure, mission, teenager, lovers, eternal love, magical, imaginary ...
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 6.8
 1K
Bonkers (1993)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Hong Kong, South Korea, France, Canada, China, UK, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Bonkers is an animated American television series that aired from September 4, 1993 to August 24, 1995 in first-run syndication. The syndicated run was available both separately, and as part of The Disney Afternoon. The show was last seen on Toon ...
Style: not serious, surreal, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: police station, farce, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, family, goofy hero, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, anti hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Love and Destiny (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A love story between the God of War and a young maiden whose very existence can bring harm to the world.
Style: mystical, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: magical power, demon, supernatural power, dream world, love and romance, mysticism, save the world, adventure, god, romance, protective male, older man younger woman relationship ...
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 6.7
 507
Iron Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A poor but feisty Chinese woman, disguised as a boy, joins the railroad crew in the Rocky Mountains to search for her long-lost father, and falls in love with the son of the railroad tycoon.
Plot: period piece, male nudity, railway
Time: 19th century
Place: china, canada
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Rocko's Modern Life (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Taiwan, China, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rocko's Modern Life is an American animated series created by Joe Murray. The show aired for four seasons between 1993 and 1996 on Nickelodeon. Rocko's Modern Life is based around the surreal, parodic adventures of an anthropomorphic, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, surreal, adult animation ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, immigrants, neighbor, friendship, cartoon wolf, dog, friends, acceptance, powerful corporation, dimwit, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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