Upcoming Chinese and Korean dramas in January 2017

Pretty Li Hui Zhen (Jan 2 on Hunan TV)
A Chinese remake of She Was Pretty, a Korean romantic comedy about a girl who meets her first love once again but she has become an ugly duckling while he matured into a handsome young man. Starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Sheng Yi Lun (eng subs on Viki). 

Magic Star (Jan 3 on Youku)
A fantasy xianxia about a group of young heroes on a quest to save humanity. Starring Wu Lei and Chen Xiang.

Love & Life & Lie (Jan 4 on Zhejiang TV)
A young girl becomes part of a wealthy family and gets thrown in a complicated romance full lies and deception. Starring Chen Xiao and Zhou Dongyu (eng subs on Viki)

General and I (Jan 2 on Hunan TV)
In the middle of a bloody war battle, two lovers fight to prove their love for each other despite their nation’s turmoil. Starring Wallace Chung and Angelababy (eng subs on Dramafever). 

Legend of the Condor Heroes (Jan 9 on Dragon TV and iQiYi)
The first part of the Condor Trilogy that focuses on the legendary romance between Guo Jing and Huang Rong. Starring Yang Xu Wen and Li Yi Tong.

Kun Lun Que: Past and Present Life (Jan 12 on Tencent QQ)
A web series about a love story that transcends through time and space. Starring Xu Hai Qiao and Viann Zhang.

Tomorrow With You (Jan 16 on Dramafever)
A tale intertwining fantasy and romance as a time traveler and his wife go back in time to the beginning of their relationship by reliving their newlywed days. Starring Shin Min Ah and Lee Je Hoon

Missing Nine (Jan 18 on MBC)
A washed up superstar who gets stranded on a private island with his gorgeous new stylist after an unexpected plane crash. Starring Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee (eng subs on Dramafever). 

The Journey
The Journey (Jan 16 on iQiYi)
A story transcends that time and space. Starring Ma Ke and Fu Xin Bo.

Detective Samoyeds (Jan 18) 
A team of detectives fight crime in Chang An. Starring Xu Hai Qiao and Ju Jing Yi.

The Glory of Tang Dynasty (Jan 29 on Beijing TV, Anhui TV and QQ)
An epic historical drama about a woman who rises above the odds to earn her place in the palace. Starring Jing Tian.

Dilraba Dilmurat Three Lives Three Worlds Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms
Three Lives Three Worlds Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms (Jan 30 on Zhejiang and Dragon TV)
A novel-adaptation about a romance that spans three lives and three worlds between a fox spirit and a prince. Starring Yang Mi and Mark Chao. 

The Korean version of Robin Hood. Starring Yoon Kyun Sang and Chae Soo Bin. 

Saimdang, the Herstory (Jan or Feb)
Another time-travel drama about stepping into the past to discover the story behind renowned artists Saimdang. Starring Lee Young Ae and Song Seung Hoon.

A prince is destined to cause chaos while the son of a general is destined to rule. Starring Huang Xuan, Shawn Dou and Zhou Yiwei.

Kris Wu in Journey to the West Conquering the Demons
Journey to the West 2 (Jan 28) --> Movie 
Tang San Zang leads his unwilling disciples in an adventure filled expedition to the West. Starring Kris Wu and Lin Gengxin.

Kung Fu Yoga (Jan 28) --> Movie
An archeologist leads a group of average joes to take an unexpected journey to India in search for treasure. Starring Jackie Chan, Aarif Lee and Zhang Yixin Lay.

Duckweed (Jan 28) --> Movie
A successful pro racer who has a strained relationship with his father finds himself taking on an unexpected journey of friendship and brotherhood. Starring Deng Chao, Eddie Peng and Zanilia Zhao.

The dates above are subject to change. Previous <- Broadcast Schedule ->


  1. If Tribes and Empires is actually aired in January, I'll be the happiest girl in the world! (of course this is exaggerating, but pretty close *winks*)

    1. lol I get what you mean. I keep posting it as an upcoming drama at every bit of news that I hear but really it's because I want to believe that it's happening:)

  2. General & I, think it's on Jan 3

    1. thanks for the info.. The broadcast dates in China change a lot actually so I'll just include both:)