Article: Top Ten Chinese Period Dramas Which Are A Must Watch

In Chinese period dramas, the theme of heroism and honor is powerful. These act as the protagonist's moral compass in completing a lifelong objective of achieving a sense of accomplishment and greatness. And we all enjoy an excellent heroic story in which goodness triumphs. C-Dramas (Chinese Dramas) have been increasingly popular in recent years, and who can blame the audience? C-Dramas are actively boosting the drama and content game in the vast realm of entertainment. Thus, K-Dramas should be on the lookout. It won't be long until people find the C-Drama jewels are waiting to be discovered and adored, thanks to the availability of global streaming platforms.

1. The Princess Weiyoung (54 episodes)

Princess Feng Xin'er (Tiffany Tang) grew up safe and loved in her Northern Liang home. Still, carefree existence comes crashing down when her father is convicted of treason, and her entire family is slaughtered by the power-hungry marshal of the Northern Wei. Feng Xin'er, who barely escaped death, is determined to avenge the killing of her family.


2. Lost Love In Times (56 episodes)

Lost Love in Times is a 2017 Chinese television series based on Shi Siye's novel Drunk Linglong, starring Cecilia Liu and William Chan. From 13th July to 29th September 2017, Dragon TV broadcasted two episodes back-to-back every Thursday and Friday at 22:00 (CST).


3. Legend Of Dragon Pearl (90 episodes)

A descendant of Chinese emperors from the Ming Dynasty seeks vengeance on the present emperor after being pushed from power by the Qing Dynasty, but an unexpected romance blossoms.


4. Song Of Phoenix (72 episodes)

Song of Phoenix is a 2017 Chinese television series based on the mythical life of great Chinese poet Qu Yuan during the Warring States Period, taken on Liang Zhenhua's namesake novel (475-221BC).


5. Fights Break Sphere (45 episodes)

Xiao Yan is a brilliant young man who suddenly loses all of his abilities. Xiao Yan's lack of talent is a shame to his family in a world ruled by strength and power.


6. Ashes Of Love (63 episodes)

The naive Jinmi is drawn to Xufeng, the Heavenly Emperor's son, and is hidden away by her mother, the Floral Goddess, but forces conspire against them.


7. The King's Woman (48 episodes)

The most beautiful woman in the land wins the hearts of two mighty men during the Warring States Era.


8. Legend Of Lu Zhen (59 episodes)

Legend of Lu Zhen is a Chinese television series that premiered in 2013 and is based on Zhang Wei's novel Female Prime Minister. Zhao Liying and Chen Xiao feature in the series, directed by Li Huizhu, Zheng Wei'en, and Liang Guoguan and produced by Yu Zheng and Mu Xiaohui.


9. Nirvana In Fire (54 episodes)

Nirvana in Fire is a Chinese historical drama based on Hai Yan's novel Lang Ya Bang, released in 2015. It was directed by Kong Sheng and Li Xue and starred Hu Ge, Liu Tao, and Wang Kai as Mei Changsu, Princess Nihuang, and Prince Jing. Lin Shu, posing as Mei Changsu, travels to Liang's capital to seek justice for a plan that branded his family as traitors 12 years ago. At first, Beijing TV and Dragon TV broadcasted two programs per day.


10. Ever Night (60 episodes)

A powerful general brutally murdered a family, but a small child named Ning Que managed to flee. Through his wits and improving fighting skills, he managed to survive in the wilds. One day, he rescued a baby girl out of a mound of corpses and named her Sang Sang. They've been inseparable since that day. Ning Que enlisted in the frontier military and later joined Princess Li Yu's retinue on her return to the city. He discovered the Upper Storey, a secret school that leads him and Sang Sang on a series of incredible adventures.