Chinese dramas are often famous for their unique historical plots, and starstruck characters who have a completely different aura around them. While romance is often a crucial theme in the plot, it is sometimes good to have exceptions and try new things. So, if you are interested in watching something new without any romance in it, then given below are the top 10 Chinese dramas that have no romantic plot.
1. Day And Night
Day and Night is a Chinese drama starring Pan Yueming, Longzheng Wang, and Xiaolin Lü. It has one season. It was released in 2017. It has 32 episodes. It is a story about a former captain of the Changfeng Criminal Investigation Detachment. He solves various murder cases to save and justify his twin brother.
Reset is a Chinese mystery drama starring Zhao Jinmai and Bai Jingting. It has one season. It was released in 2022. It has 15 episodes. It is a story about a college student and a video game designer. They get trapped in a time loop on a soon-to-explode bus.
3. Under The Skin
Under the Skin is a Chinese crime thriller mystery drama starring Tan Jian Ci and Jin Shi Jia. It has one season. It was released in 2022. It has 20 episodes. It is a story about a young artist. He was once a student at the Academy of Fine Arts. He had all the skills to become a great painter. But his entire life flipped when he found himself in the middle of a police case because of an impromptu commission while sketching on the streets.
4. A Murderous Affair In Horizon Tower
A Murderous Affair in Horizon Tower is a Chinese drama starring Guo Tao, Gang Jiao, Cao Enqi, and Yang Zishan. It has one season. It was released in 2020. It has 16 episodes. This drama follows the strange death of a beautiful coffee shop manager in a skyscraper. It involves multiple criminal suspects from the community.
5. Nirvana In Fire
Nirvana In Fire is a Chinese historical drama starring Hu Ge, Wang Kai, Leo Wu and Liu Tao. It has one season. It was released in 2015. It has 54 episodes. It is a story about a Liang general and his formidable 19-year-old son. The young general was framed for treason by his emperor and wanted to take revenge.
6. The Advisors Alliance
The Advisors Alliance is a Chinese history drama starring Wu Xiubo, Li Chen, and Liu Tao. It has one season. It was released in 2017. It has 86 episodes. It is a story about Sima Yi through the late Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms period of China.
7. Medical Examiner Dr. Qin
Medical Examiner Dr. Qin is a Chinese crime drama starring Zhang Ruoyun, Li Xian, Jiao Junyan, and Jingjing Qu. It has one season. It was released in 20116. It has 20 episodes. It is a story about an investigative team that includes a medical examiner, his assistant, and a police officer. They solve a mysterious criminal case together.
8. The Bad Kids
The Bad Kids is a Chinese crime drama starring Qin Hao, Zishan Rong, Zhang Songwen, and Pengyuan Shi. It has one season. It was released in 2020. It has 12 episodes. It is a story about three children. They unintentionally film a murder scene, but they get involved with the main suspect.
9. The Long Night
The Long Night is a Chinese drama starring Fan Liao, Yu Bai, Xiaolin Lü, and Chao Niu. It has one season. It was released in 2020. It has 12 episodes. It is a story about a young prosecutor. He spent seven years of his life just to right a wrongdoing justice.
10. The Disguiser
The Disguiser is a Chinese action drama starring Song Yi, Wang Kai, Jin Dong, and Hu Ge. It has one season. It was released in 2015. It has 48 episodes. It is a story about the Ming family during World War Two when Shanghai was occupied by the Chinese. It is about a college student, a younger brother in the family who is ready to fight against the invaders by joining a secret agency.