[TOP 20] 'Fantasy' Chinese Drama

Many people watch drama in order to escape the real world and to be completely engaged with what is being shown on the screen. The fantasy genre fits perfectly with this type of viewing as it contains elements of magic, escapism, myth and the supernatural. Here are the list of 20 C-Drama that will take you to other world.

Eternal Love


A couple who fell in love, despite the obstacles set from the last generation overcome them to be together eternally.

Legend Of Fu Yao


Adopted as an orphan, Fu Yao served as a slave for the Xuan Yuan sect in the Taiyuan Kingdom. After a series of tragedies, she journeyed across the lands in search of ways to lift the curse that blighted her life. Along the way, she meets the Crown Prince of Tianquan, Zhang Sun Wu Ji, and falls in love with him. Together, they tackled political issues in the five kingdoms and unearth secrets regarding her birth.

Guardian


A world beyond scientific understanding with a group of passionate adults trying to solve cases done by such forces. ~~ Guardian is based on the novel Zhen Hun written by Priest. Zhao Yunlan and Shen Wei are tasked with upholding peace between deities, demons and humans, and the story will focus on their friendship that transcends past and present lifetimes.


Scarlet Heart


Through a car accident, Zhang Xiao traveled back in time into a body of one of her previous reincarnations, a 16 years old aristocratic Manchu girl, Maertai Ruoxi, living in the Qing Dynasty. Although she knows she should not get involved in palace intrigues over the succession to the throne, she inadvertently becomes a pawn in the struggle, because she could not help but love someone, and others came to love her. Based on the novel Bu Bu Jing Xin by Tong Hua.

My Amazing Boyfriend


Mutant Xue Ling Qiao, who has been asleep for centuries, is awakened by the unlucky actress Tian Jing Zhi in a car accident. He then forces his way into living at her house despite his mysterious past. On the surface, she acts like she’s not bothered by his super powers, but actually, she tries her best to get rid of this “monster.” Unexpectedly, their torment of each other gradually warms their relationship. This not only illuminates their romantic feelings but also reveals a shocking conspiracy that spans centuries.


Nirvana in Fire


During the Datong era of the Southern Liang Dynasty, Northern Wei sent troops southward and General Lin Xie took his only child, the 17 year old Lin Shu to the battlefield. Unexpectedly, Lin Xie was framed by a political rival, causing the unjust deaths of seventy thousand Chi Yan army soldiers, just after they drove off the hostile Wei forces. Fortunately, Lin Shu was rescued by a loyal subordinate, although he barely escaped with his life. With the help of Lang Ya Hall, Lin Shu was able to establish the Jiang Zuo Alliance, and returns to the capital 12 years on as the leader Mei Changsu. He secretly assists his friend Xiao Jingyan, the unfavoured son of Emperor Wu and wisely rids the court of all scheming officials.

Bloody Romance


A story about a young woman who was exploited in the past, having gone through hell and back to become an assassin. During the chaotic period towards the end of the Tang Dynasty, Qi Xue accidentally enters a mysterious city and was given the name Wan Mei. Tasked with dangerous missions, she puts herself in danger for each task but gains the protection of Chang An who is a man mysterious as a shadow. The two become embroiled in greater conspiracy involving a deadly struggle for power.


Ashes of Love


In ancient times, the Flower Goddess dies after giving birth to a daughter. Before she passed, she fed her daughter the Unfeeling Pill, ordered her subordinates to keep the girl’s birth story a secret and to imprison her within Shui Jing for 10,000 years. The girl’s name is Jin Mi.
4,000 years later, the Heavenly Emperor’s second son, Xu Feng, was entrapped by someone and mistakenly entered Shui Jing. He was saved by the ignorant Jin Mi. After living together for 100 years, Xu Feng gradually developed feelings for Jin Mi. Someone close to them wants to use those feelings for their own benefit

The Mystic Nine


A prequel to "The Lost Tomb" and follows the leaders of the nine grave-robbing families and their adventures to save the people of Changsha from a potential deadly threat.


Lost Love in Times


This is a story of loss and love of Feng Qingchen, a sorceress of Mingyi Tower (a secret organization tasked with protecting the royal family), and Yuan Lin, a prince from Western Wei (a ruling kingdom during the Northern and Southern dynasties).


The Journey of Flower


Based off the novel by Fresh Guo Guo, tells the story of Hua Qian Gu, on the day of her birth flowers wilted and and the skies turned dark as her mother passed during child birth. Her father past away when she turned 16 years old. Before he died, he advised her to learn some skills in order to help her survive as it appears that she has the strange ability to lure demons and other worldly creatures through her scent. 


Wu Xin: The Monster Killer


Immortal Wu Xin, is unfortunate enough to be doomed to eternal poverty. He doesn’t know if he’s human or a demon, where he came from or where his future should lead. During the Qing dynasty (around 1862-1874), he and his lover retired to the mountains. By the Republican era, however, his beloved has died, and Wu Xin is so poor that he leaves his mountain and pretends to be a monster-hunting monk in order to survive.


Noble Aspirations


One night, when Zhang Xiao Fan was eleven years old, everyone in his village was killed, leaving only his childhood friend Lin Jin Yu and a villager Uncle Wang survived. They were later adopted by the Qing Yun faction, the leader of the righteous and good. Lu Xue Qi is from the same faction as Zhang Xiao Fan, the Qing Yun. She is said to be a “fairy from nine skies” for her beauty that can enchant the entire country. Bi Yao is the daughter of the arch lord of Gui Wang faction. Very energetic and arrogant, she loves Zhang Xiao Fan.

The Flame's Daughter


Lie Ru Ge is the daughter of the master of Lie Huo Manor which is the most powerful jiang hu sect. She is a cheerful beauty who’s trying to regain her eldest senior’s heart after he suddenly goes back on his promise to marry her. In an effort to learn how to attract her beloved again, she goes to the most popular brothel house where she meets Yin Xue, the brothel owner and “Number One Beauty”. Little does she know, Yin Xue has a mysterious past that involves her and will go to the ends of the earth to protect her.


Candle in the Tomb


Hu Ba Yi is well versed in Feng Shui with specialization in tomb configuration, which he learned from an antique book he inherited from his family. The knowledge saved him when he fell into a ditch in a snow avalanche in Tibet. And again when he and his friends joined an archaeology team to explore the "ghost cave" located in Taklamakan Desert. As he helped the team navigate through the dangers, he couldn't help feeling that someone had predicted their every move and designed the traps and hidden passages accordingly.


Swords of Legends


The fate of the world rests on the shoulders of the young and quiet swordsman. During the Tang Dynasty, Baili Tusu (Li Yi Feng) has been infected with a mysterious aura from a demonic sword known as the Sword of Burning Solitude. The dark energy has led him to grow up alone and live without a family. When he meets two warriors, Ouyang Shao Gong (Qiao Zhen Yu) and Fang Lan Sheng (Ma Tian Yu), who are on the hunt for a magical jade that can be used to create a resurrection elixir, Tusu joins the men on their hunt. Tusu also meets Feng Qing Xue (Yang Mi), an immortal girl who is searching for her brother, and together they wander the land to face their destinies and restore balance to the world. 


Imperial Doctress


The Tan family spans many generations of doctors, with many past ancestors who were imperial physicians. But when powerful enemies frame their family, the royal court passes a ruling that future generations of the Tan family are forbidden from practising medicine. The kind, intelligent and talented Tan Yunxian (Liu Shi Shi) secretly learns the art of traditional Chinese medicine from her grandmother and helps to cure plagues and illnesses among the common people. Yunxian overcomes many societal obstacles in her passion and pursuit of medicine. And when she meets Emperor Zhu Qizhen (Wallace Huo), he wields a great deal of influence in Yunxian fulfilling her destiny to become the first female physician of the Ming Dynasty.


The Destiny of White Snake


The Destiny of White Snake tells a heart-wrenching love story between an immortal and a human. She is Bai Yao Yao, a white snake roaming the mortal realm when she meets Xu Xuan, the master of the medicinal valley. There is a also second couple pairing between Xiao Qing, a green snake whose fate becomes intertwined with a demon catcher named Qi Xiao.


Ice Fantasy


Feng Shao Feng and Victoria Song star in a fantastical epic fantasy about love, war and deception during a mythological era when the Ice and Fire tribes battled each other in a long-standing war. "


Legend of Zu Mountain


He was the chosen one. Green Cape (Nicky Wu) is a dangerous swordsman who is out to get his hands on the powerful Scarlet Soul Stone. The Mt. Zu Sect is China’s most famous and influential martial arts school, and is the guardian of the stone and protector of the world. The school’s headmaster puts the precious Scarlet Soul Stone into the body of the talented young swordsman Ding Yin (William Chan) in order to keep it from falling into Green Cape’s hands. Ding Yin enters the Mt. Zu Sect to train to become the best swordsman in the world and vows to keep the world safe from the evil doings of Green Cape. But then Ding Yin meets Lu Pao’s daughter, Yu Wu Xin (Zhao Li Ying), who looks just like his dead wife. When Ding Yin falls in love with Yu Wu Xin, will he be able to carry out his mission?

(Source: MyDramaList, Wikipedia)

1 comment:

  1. Wrong picture for The Flame's daughter which starred Dilreba & Vic Chou as picture is from Ashes of Love featuring Deng Lun & Yang Zi

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