Top 5 C-drama to watch to get started with C-drama (Rom-Com Edition)

We all enjoy watching dramas to pass our free time. Some enjoy J-dramas and some K-dramas. However, in today’s day and age, C-drama as a category has been growing rapidly! Many enjoy watching the unique plot, the essence of historical beauty, martial arts, the concept of gods and demons, and much more.

Today, I have especially made this list for everyone who wants to start their journey in the world of C-dramas. This contains five rom-com modern setting dramas that are exceptionally good compared to its peers and not a single episode of these can be considered boring!


(Please note that this list is made according to the writer’s opinion. It may differ from yours, so please respect them. You can mention your views in the comments)

5. I Cannot Hug You

Source: Rakuten Viki

This drama was a breath of fresh air. Inspired by the Korean webtoon “unTOUCHable” (언터쳐블) by Massstar (맛스타), this drama follows the story of a modern-day vampire who needs human essence to live. One day, she feels an unexplainable pull toward a man who is her next-door neighbor. She just wants to touch and hug him, however, he is a germaphobe! How will she overcome this obstacle?


4. Love 020

Source: Google

Adapted from the web novel “A Slight Smile is Very Charming” (微微一笑很倾城) by Gu Man (顾漫), this drama follows the life of Wei Wei, who plays an online RPG where she marries someone, only later rumors to spread that she is actually a boy. When her virtual husband abandons her, the server’s No.1 player proposes to her, which she accepts. And it turns out that her amazing husband is none other than her heartthrob Senior Xiao Nai, who is excellent in both academics and sports!

3. A Love So Beautiful

Source: Rakuten Viki

Based on the web novel “A Love So Beautiful” (致我们单纯的小美好) by Zhao Qian Qian (赵乾乾), follow the quirky tale of Chen Xiao Xi and her one-sided crush on her childhood friend and neighbour Jiang Chen. The amazing drama is a power-package of high-school romance, love triangle, amazing friend’s circle and a slight bit of angst!

2. Put Your Head On My Shoulder

Source: Rakuten Viki

Adapted from the webnovel of the same name by Zhao Qian Qian (赵乾乾), the drama follows the story of Si Tu Mo and Gu Wei Yi who due to unforseen reasons end up living together in an apartment. The accounting major is annoyed due to the tremors this physics genius is causing in her life, and also in her heart!

1. Meteor Garden (2018)

Source: Google

Adapted from the Japanese manga series “Hana Yori Dango” (花より男子) by Kamio Yoko (神尾葉子), the drama follows the story of an ordinary girl called Shan Cai who is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school – Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo. She immediately clashes with her them, especially Dao Ming Si who is spoiled, arrogant and a bully. She remains defiant even after becoming a target of a series of pranks intended to torment her and just when she’s about to give up, Hua Ze Lei always seems to show up to lend her a helping hand. However, she stats to see the good in these arrogent boys, which also leads to romance!


So, did you all enjoy the list? If you feel I have missed any addition-worthy drama, please comment below!


Published by Shejal Thomas

Hello everyone. I aspire to be a writer and a translator. Restricting myself to a genre is not my niche. I try to explore as much as I can. You can check out my articles and blogs! Have a great day~

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