Article: Top 10 Must-Watch Chinese Animation (Donghua) Series

Embarking on a journey into the vibrant realm of Chinese animation, commonly known as Donghua, discloses a treasure trove of captivating narratives and visually stunning storytelling. As the worldwide love for anime grows, Chinese animation has established itself with a varied collection of series, showcasing and exploring rich cultural narratives. This compilation will introduce you to the best of the best series, presenting the top 10 must-watch Chinese animation sequels. Spanning from epic fantasy sagas to heartwarming stories, these animations not only showcase the artistic prowess of Chinese creators but also provide an intriguing window into the country’s storytelling heritage. Seamlessly blending ancient legends with contemporary narratives, these Chinese animation series invite enthusiasts worldwide to explore their unique charm and narrative brilliance, promising an enjoyable and interesting viewing experience for all.

1. The King's Avatar

Ye Xiu is a professional videogame player who is well-known as an incredible player in the video game Glory, he captained the exports team Excellent Era, called the Battle God, before having to leave the game competition and give up one of the most influential accounts in the game because he refused to participate in any team-profiting market. Ye Xiu begins to work in a café where he comes across the owner of the café i.e., Chen Guo, who happens to be a fan of one of his teammates. Nevertheless, Ye Xiu continues to practice. He builds his character from nowhere to win the competition.

2. Quanzhi Fashi

In “Quanzhi Fashi,” also known as “Full-Time Magister,” we follow the journey of Mo Fan, a young man who unveils his magical abilities in a world where supernatural powers are integrated into daily life. Enrolled in a prestigious magical school, Mo Fan realizes that he lags far behind his classmates in terms of magical proficiency. Mo Fan works hard to become the best of all, and during his journey, he comes across his enemies and new friends, learning to overcome the complicated world of politics and magic to survive.

3. Mo Dao Zu Shi

Mo Dao Zu Shi, or Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation, tells the tale of Wei Wuxian, an influential cultivator who is despised and feared by many because of his work, i.e. the use of demonic cultivation, which is wicked. Following his demise, he was reincarnated in the body of Mo Xuanyu, who had summoned the ghost of Wei Wuxian to take revenge on his foes. Wei Wuxian endeavors to thwart a menacing plot endangering the realm of cultivation, all the while confronting his past misdeeds and atrocities, aided by both newfound allies and old companions.

4. Battle Through The Heavens

The gifted youngster Xiao Yan abruptly loses all of his powers. For Xiao Yan's family, a world ruled by might and power, his lack of abilities is a source of shame to them. Xiao Yan gains enormous power and skill improvement with the assistance of elders. After his entire family is murdered, Xiao Yan sets on a quest to track down the murderer who assassinated his family and bring back peace to the Jianghu (martial world).

5. Tales Of Demons And Gods

The famous Donghua Tales of Demons and Gods narrates the antics of Nie Li, the former most potent demon spiritualist. Nie Li is transported back to his 13-year-old self after sacrificing his life in a battle with the Sage Emperor and his goons. Though he has less talent and is weak compared to others in his class, he desires to safeguard the city from destruction by the demon beasts.

6. The Daily Life Of The Immortal King

The Daily Life of the Immortal King depicts the story of Wang Ling, a gifted child who vanquishes a formidable demon at the age of six. But as he is sixteen now, he has the biggest challenge in front of him, i.e. senior high school. His dreams of leading a low-key high school life seem farther and farther off as obstacle after obstacle appears. He is a genius in cultivation who has risen to a new level every two years since he was a child. Wang Ling is practically invincible and possesses uncontrollable abilities. Will he be able to make it through school?

7. Soul Land

One of the most esteemed students of the Tang Sect martial clan, Tang Sang is unmatched in using covert weapons. The sect leaders hold optimistic expectations for Tang, foreseeing a promising and bright future ahead for him. However, Tang decides to give up his life to attain the sect's forbidden information, which is a deadly decision. After achieving his goal, he abandons the group and jumps off the terrifying Hell's Peak. However, he had no idea this would transport him to a different reality free of martial arts, magic, and resentment.

8. Scissor Seven

Scissor Seven is a comedic animated series delving into the life of Wu Liuqi, also known as Seven, an amnesiac bounty hunter. Awkward and broken after failing a crash course in professional murdering, Seven poses as a barber and establishes a barbershop. He then makes the awful decision to become an assassin! He can change into anything and use telekinetic scissor skills, yet he consistently fails his assassination and targets the wrong individuals. Seven, now working as a hairstylist, is accompanied by his feathered companion Dai Bo as they embark on a mission to recover his forgotten past.

9. Bloodivores

In this alternate universe, individuals investigated and discovered a treatment for a mysterious sleep-deprived illness that had caused people to go insane sixty years prior. The individuals who received the treatment are now covered in a black collar, which has an unsettling side effect of turning them into vampires. When these bloodivores/vampires begin to face threats from unknown Special Forces, the plot will take a more severe turn.

10. Jie Yao

Cheng Ki did not know Jiang Yu when he left his first job to pursue his artistic dream. In addition, Cheng Ki moved in as his tenant and began his new life. Cheng Ki and Jiang Yu, strangers in distinct professional domains, found themselves in a disagreement stemming from a misunderstanding. However, with their hard work and perseverance, they gained success in their life and moved toward a better future.