Article: Best Business-Centric Chinese Dramas Of All Time

Chinese dramas are filled with captivating business-centric dramas. These dramas are always a pleasure to binge and are popular among Chinese drama fans. From the protagonist facing struggles to establishing a new institution to conflict within the existing one, these dramas have everything to offer. They are also a window into the Chinese culture and give an insight into how they tackle problems traditionally. These dramas have gripping stories of corporate rivalries, ambitious start-ups, and their determination to pursue success. So, if you like these dramas here is the compilation of the best business-centric Chinese dramas of all time that you must watch.

1. Lighter & Princess

Lighter & Princess was released in 2022. The drama tells the story of Li Xun and Zhu Yun. Li Xun is a cold and genius computer programmer. He is also the topper of the college entrance test. His cold and arrogant nature made a lot of rivels in his academic year. On the other hand, Zhu Yun is a sweet and innocent young lady who has just kept her foot in this new college life. Together with their classmates, they started a tech company named Lighter & Princess. The story progresses as they go through the hardship of establishing a successful startup. Chen Fei Yu and Zhang Jing Yi play the leading roles in the drama.

2. Winter Begonia

Winter Begonia was released in 2020. The drama is set in the 1930’s. Shang Xi Rui is a Peking opera performer. Through his exceptional talent, he aims to gain fame in Beiping. As he poured his heart and soul into mastering the art, Cheng Feng, a wealthy businessman, became interested in him. Cheng Feng Tai helps him to build Shui Yun Lou to train a new troupe. Huang Xiao Ming, Yin Zheng, and Charmaine Sheh play the leading roles in the drama.

3. Love Is Sweet

Love Is Sweet was released in 2020. The drama tells the story of Jiang Jun and Yuan Shuai. Jiang Jun is an ambitious and intelligent woman with a double degree in economics and psychology. After graduation, she aimed to work at MH, which has a strict work culture. There, she meets Yuan Shuai, her childhood friend who always protected her from crying as she had an allergy to tears. The story progresses as she masters her job and becomes successful in her career and work life. Luo Yun Xi, Bai Lu, Gao Han Yu, Xiao Yan, and Riley Wang play the leading roles in the drama.

4. Love O2O

Love O2O was released in 2016, the drama revolves around Xiao Nai and Wei Wei. Xiao Nai is a gaming expert, has excellent basketball skills, and many more. After college, he opens a gaming company with his friends and works hard on it. On the other hand, Bai Wei Wei is an innocent college girl who met Xiao Nai in an online game. Yang Yang and Zheng Shuang play the leading roles in the drama.

5. Why Women Love

Why Women Love was released in 2022. The drama tells the story of Zhao Jiang Yue and Gu Jai Xin. Zhao Jiang Yue is the head of a tech firm, and is ambitious and has a direct and rigid approach towards the business and her employees. The company releases dating apps that promise users to find a suitable match in three months. But things began to change when the family that owned the company decided for Gu Jia Xin, the heir of the company, to work as a temporary assistant under her. Gu Jia Xin had different plans, and he wanted to be a successful racing driver. Gina Jin and Wang Zi Yi play the leading roles in the drama.

6. The Rational Life

The Rational Life was released in 2021. The drama revolves around Shen Ruo Xin. Ruo Xin is in her 30s and is a dedicated career woman. The drama progresses as she deals with office politics, nepotism in the institution, pressure from family to settle down, and being an unpaid therapist to her friend; she has a lot of roles to play. Through the drama, we witness how she deals with all the obstacles and shines. Qin Lan and Dylan Wang play the leading roles in the drama.

7. Sunshine Of My Life

Sunshine of My Life was released in 2021. The drama tells the story of Tang Ming Xuan and Mo Fei. Tang Ming Xuan is a dedicated general manager of Ming Yuan Fashion Group. Mo Fei is an aspiring fashion designer who is passionate about traditional Chinese embroidery. The story progresses as she pours her heart and soul to establish her company. Zhang Han, Xu Lu, Hong Yao, and Wang Rui Zi play the leading roles in the drama.

8. The Ideal City

The Ideal City was released in 2021. The drama tells the story of Su Xiao. Su Xiao is a cost engineer in an architecture firm. She wanted to make her name in a predominantly male-dominated architecture industry. She was demoted due to some issues within the company. With the help and encouragement of her father, she again stood up firm and faced her problems. Betty Sun, Mark Chao, Yu He Wei, and Chen Ming Hao play the leading roles in the drama.

9. The Ordinary Glory

The Ordinary Glory was released in 2020. The drama tells the story of a mentor and a student. Wu Ke Zi is a manager of a financial firm, and due to his rigid and uncompromising personality, he cannot get a promotion from his position. A new intern, Sun Yi Qui, enters the office. He has no educational background and no work experience. At first Wu Ke Zi rejected him but decided to work with him. Mark Chao, Bai Jing Ting, Qiao Xin, Wei Da Xun, Pang Han Chen, Zhang Zi Han, and Huo Zheng Yan play the leading roles in the drama.

10. Master Of My Own

Master of My Own was released in 2022. The drama revolves around Ning Meng. Ning Meng had only one dream: to become an investment director. After her graduation, she worked in an investment firm. But she could not to advance her career and was stuck in the same position. Lu Ji Meng, under whom she worked, thought that she didn’t have the qualities of an investor, and keeps her in the same position. Fed up with this, Ning Meng decided to find another job and applied to many other companies. She finally gets a job in a new investment firm after so many struggles. She took what she had learned from her previous job and began to grow in her career. Lin Geng Xin and Tan Song Yun play the leading roles in the drama.