Chinese dramas have become famous for their rich storytelling and stunning visuals. But dramas that show the political situation forbidden in a particular era then become the cherry on top. So, if you are ready to step back in time and live in this fantasy world, below are the top 10 Chinese republican era dramas.
1. Fall In Love
Fall in Love is a Chinese romance drama starring Chen Xing Xu, Zhang Jing Yi, Chen Xin Yu, and Evan Lin. It has one season. It was released in 2022. It has 36 episodes. It is a story set in 1926. It is a story about Mu Wan Qing. She decided to find out why her parents separated, and her siblings died. She came back to her hometown with her mother’s ashes back to China for burial and pretended to surrender to her father.
2. The Love In The Flames Of War
The Love in the Flames of War is a Chinese romance drama starring Shawn Dou, Yuan Hao, Chen Duling, and Yingzi Zhao. It has one season. It was released in 2022. It has 43 episodes. It is a love story between a young marshal and a young maiden. They had to go through a rough phase of time, which included the horrors of war and the threat of separation.
3. The Disguiser
The Disguiser is a Chinese drama starring Hu Ge Jin, Dong Liu Mintao, and Wang Kai. It has one season. It was released in 2015. It has 48 episodes. It is a story about the Ming family during World War II when Shanghai was occupied by the Japanese. A college boy who is devoted to fighting against the invaders and decides to become a spy for the Chinese nationalist government.
4. The Rebel
The Rebel is a Chinese historical thriller drama starring Yilong Zhu, Zhiwen Wang, and Yao Tong. It has one season. It was released in 2021. It has 43 episodes. It is a story set in 1936. It is a story about a student at the China Reconstruction Society. He was taken to Shanghai to participate in an underground party. Thus, his spying and his mission to arrest the underparty began.
5. Killer And Healer
Killer And Healer is a Chinese drama starring Mao Zi Jun and Yi Bai Chen. It has one season. It was released in 2021. It has 37 episodes. It is a story about a violent cop, and a compassionate doctor. One kills and the other heals. Together, they go to different operations and support each other in difficult times.
6. Detective L
Detective L is a Chinese drama starring Una, Ji Chen, He Yong Sheng, and Bai Yu. It has one season. It was released in 2019. It has 24 episodes. It is a story set in 1930. It is about a young graduate of the police department. After graduating, they got to work with a renowned detective and a police consultant. They all together solve many crime cases and bring justice to Shanghai.
7. Blossom In Heart
Blossom in Heart is a Chinese romance drama starring Deng Lun, Hanson Ying, and Li Yi Tong. It has one season. It was released in 2019. It has 52 episodes. It is a story about a woman. She has excellent skills in makeup technology. She entered a workshop. There, she met the young master of the workshop and started working to promote the national rouge brand on a higher level.
8. Arsenal Military Academy
Arsenal Military Academy is a Chinese drama starring Xu Kai, Li Cheng Bin, Bai Lu, and Wu Jia Yi. It has one season. It was released in 2019. It has 48 episodes. It is a story about a young girl. She decided to follow the steps of her deceased brother and joined the Arsenal Military Academy in Shunyuan disguised as a male. In her disguise, she meets a hot-headed, playful boy who changes her life.
9. Miss S
Miss S is a Chinese drama starring Ma Yi Li and Gao Wei Guang. It has one season. It was released in 2020. It has 34 episodes. It is set in 1930. It is a story about a beautiful and witty socialite and a severe and righteous police inspector. They teamed up together to solve a series of criminal cases.
10. Battle Of Changsha
Battle of Changsha is a Chinese drama by Yang Zi, Zuo Xiao Qing, Wallace Huo, Ren Cheng Wei, and Niu Jun Feng. It has one season. It was released in 2014. It has 32 episodes. It is a story about an ordinary family in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. The story shows the horrific period between the 1938 and 1945 anti-Japanese War.