2017 Best Chinese Dramas

Legend of the Condor Heroes

Legend of the Condor Heroes

Is it a must-watch, pretty good, just another drama, tolerable or downright boring?

Title: Legend of the Condor Heroes / She Diao Ying Xiong Zhuan / 射雕英雄传
Episodes and Genre: 56, Wuxia
Broadcast Period: Jan 9, 2017 Dragon TV and iQiYi
Starring:
Yang Xu Wen as Guo Jing 

Li Yi Tong as Huang Rong

Synopsis:
Guo Jing and Yang Kang are the descendants of honorable men and destined to become brothers yet a tragedy forces them to lead disparate lives. Guo Jing grows up to be honest kind-hearted yet dim-witted while Yang Kang is cunning and power hungry. Due to a chance encounter, Guo Jing meets the clever and mischievous Huang Rong, thus beginning his epic journey to become a martial arts hero. 

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Love & Life & Lie

Love & Life & Lie Chen Xiao Zhou Dongyu

Is it a must-watch, pretty good, just another drama, tolerable or downright boring?


Title: Love & Life & Lie / Yu Jian Ai Qing De Li Xian Sheng / 遇见爱情的利先生
Episodes and Genre: 38, Romance
Broadcast Period: Jan 4, 2017 Zhejiang TV 
Starring:
Chen Xiao as Li Yao Nan
Zhou Dongyu as Liu Xin Tong

Synopsis:
A young girl becomes part of a wealthy family and gets thrown in a complicated romance full lies and deception. 

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Magic Star

Wu Lei in Magic Star

Is it a must-watch, pretty good, just another drama, tolerable or downright boring?


Title: Magic Star / Qi Xing Ji / 奇星记之鲜衣怒马少年时
Episodes and Genre: 51, Fantasy Adventure
Broadcast Period: Jan 3, 2017 Youku
Starring:
Wu Lei as Zhan Xiong Fei
Chen Xiang as Bai Ze
Zhang Yu Xi as Ah Ji Ya
Zheng He Hui Zi as Zi Su
Deng Shao Wen as Yuan Shuai

Synopsis:
It is said that at the cusp of troubled times, magic stars will fall from the sky to allow humanity the chance to restore order. Bai Ze is tasked by the emperor to find said stones and he ends up meeting troublemakers Zhan Xiong Fei and Yuan Shuai, thus forming an inseparable friendship along the way as they embark on an adventure together with Zi Su and Ah Ji Ya. 

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General and I

General and I

Is it a must-watch, pretty good, just another drama, tolerable or downright boring?


Title: General and I / Gu Fang Bu Zi Shang / 孤芳不自赏
Episodes and Genre: 50, Romance, Historical
Broadcast Period: Jan 2, 2017 Hunan TV
Starring:
Wallace Chung as Chu Bei Jie

Angelababy as Bai Pin Ting
Sean Sun Yizhou as He Xia
Gan Ting Ting as Princess Yao Tian

Synopsis:
The four nations Jin, Yan, Liang and Qin are in a state of relentless war. Chu Bei Jie, the king of Jin's brother, is a courageous warrior who leads his country into a position of power against the other kingdoms. 

During a fight between Jin and Yan, Jing An Wang and his family fall to a conspiracy leaving He Xia and Bai Pin Ting to fend for themselves. Chu Bei Jie rescues Bai Pin Ting by chance and it ignites the beginning of a complicated romance.

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Pretty Li Hui Zhen

Pretty Li Hui Zhen

Is it a must-watch, pretty good, just another drama, tolerable or downright boring?


Title: Pretty Li Hui Zhen / Piao Liang De Li Hui Zhen / 漂亮的李慧珍
Episodes and Genre: 40, Romantic Comedy
Broadcast Period: Jan 2, 2017 Hunan TV
Starring:
Dilraba Dilmurat as Li Hui Zhen

Sheng Yi Lun as Bai Hao Yu
Zhang Bin Bin as Lin Yi Mu
Li Xi Rui as Xia Qiao

Synopsis:
The Chinese remake of She Was Pretty tells the story of Li Hui Zhen, a kind and charming young girl who befriends Bai Hao Yu, the chubby kid next door often bullied for his appearance. After years apart, the two meet again but Hui Zhen has lost her beauty and confidence while Bai Hao Yu has returned as a handsome and successful editor of a publishing company. 

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