Diana is a huge fan of Chinese culture. Chinese dramas are some of her favorite series to watch.
Are you looking for a Chinese romantic rom-com drama? This list will help you! It includes 10 best youth romantic comedies that will make you smile! Inspirational, with university/campus settings, funny, lighthearted, fluffy, or even supernatural! They are different and addictive to watch! Below every drama description you can find a trailer, so make sure to check those out.
Top 10 Chinese Youth Romantic Comedies
- Meteor Garden (50 episodes)
- In Youth (38 episodes)
- My Mr. Mermaid (36 episodes)
- I Cannot Hug You (16 episodes)
- Put Your Head on My Shoulder (24 episodes)
- Master Devil Do Not Kiss Me (23 episodes)
- Super Star Academy (30 episodes)
- My Little Princess (16 episodes)
- My Story for You (48 episodes)
- Sweet Combat (37 episodes)
10. Sweet Combat
Sweet Combat tells a beautiful story set in a university. It revolves around martial arts theme. Fang Yu is the eldest daughter in the family and the only successor of her parents’ company. Yet, she wants to pursue her boxing career and wins the championship title at only 18 years old. Ming Tian doesn’t have rich parents and even stops studying in a school to make money. That’s when he applies for a sports scholarship (even though he has no background). Fang Yu sees how talented he is and their relationship grows.
This youth rom-com has everything you can wish! Here you will find romance, comedy, martial arts, university setting. So, if you like this kind of series, you can't miss it!
Starring: Lu Han, Guan Xiaotong
9. My Story for You
My Story for You is a Chinese drama adapted from the novel of the same name written by Tang Jia San Shao. It starts in 1998. Zhang Changhong starts working as a developer in an It company and that’s when he falls in love with a girl. Suddenly, an economic crisis happens in that industry. Hence, our protagonist loses his job. It’s a real challenge for him to find a new path and become successful again.
This is quite a rare and inspirational story. The main character goes through many challenges to become a top-selling author. Also, he writes 137 love letters in a year and creates 16 novels to court his loved one. Check out this Chinese rom-com. You will enjoy it!
Starring: Luo Jin, Zheng Shuang
8. My Little Princess
My Little Princess revolves around Lin Xing Chen, an heiress of a wealthy family. Yet, she is with an illegitimate status. Hence, she must marry well. Zheng Chu Yao is her target. He is her wealthy groupmate at the prestigious art school. She mistakes another man as Chu Yao and tries to win his attention. The girl keeps running into him even after realizing he is the wrong person! As if it isn't enough, she is annoyed by the fact that her love interest seems to like a poor student.
Are you looking for an addicting Chinese rom-com that will make you laughing and giggling? Then this one is definitely for you! Moreover, it’s so refreshing to see the drama where the male lead falls first. It is the female lead that is wealthy and doesn’t fall for a man at first sight.
Starring: Mike D'Angelo, Zhang Yu Xi, Kenji Chen
7. Super Star Academy
Super Star Academy takes place in a parallel world. In general, this Chinese drama is a good mix of everything. You will enjoy the themes of superpowers, fantasy, school, action, friendship, and romance. It's about the academy that ranks people based on the horoscope signs they were born under. Cheng Zhi Er has been bullied for a long time. One day, he gets recruited for enrollment at this institution. She discovers her awakening superpowers, and the new part of her life begins.
If you like Harry Potter kind of feels and you like the whole idea of the superpower school concept, you will like it!
Starring: Xiao Zhan, Wang Yu Wen, Bai Shu
6. Master Devil Do Not Kiss Me
Master Devil Do Not Kiss Me is adapted from a novel by Jin Xia Mo. It tells the love story between a milk delivery girl and Prince Charming. He is known by his nickname Master Devil. This guy is the relentless heir of Han family. One day, a poor girl loses her mother and becomes not only orphaned but also homeless. Her mother made a wish before her death. She wanted her daughter to live with Han family at least until graduation. The rich family fulfills the wish. Moreover, even insists on the girl attending the same prestigious school their son is studying in. Can she make friends with her new classmates and even with scary Master Devil?
If you are into romantic comedies, you can’t miss this one! This series is addictive to watch!
Starring: Li Hong Yi, Fair Xing, Qie Lu Tong
5. Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Put Your Head on My Shoulder centers on Si Tu Mo, a girl who worries about her future. The graduation is nearing, but she can’t decide about her plans. One day, a genius Physics student comes into her life. This event interrupts her worries about her indecisiveness. Two of them end up living in one house, and an adventure begins.
This Chinese rom-com will become a true refresher for you amidst all other dramas. It’s cheerful and lovey-dovey. It's perfect for those who feel frustrated. Or for those who have recently finished watching a frustrating drama! Yet, it doesn’t have much of a plot. If you like campus love stories, this is definitely recommended to you!
Starring: Xing Fei, Lin Yi, Tang Xiaotian
4. I Cannot Hug You
I Cannot Hug You is adapted from the untouchable Line webtoon created by Massstar. The series tells about an inexplicable pull that happens between a lady vampire and a usual guy. Actually, they are neighbors. She doesn't have any interest in her life, but it is until the moment when she meets him. This inexplicable pull makes her want to get close to him. Will she be able to do it? If you want to enjoy a cute romance, choose this lighthearted fun drama!
Starring: Xing Zhao Lin, Zhang Yu Xi
3. My Mr. Mermaid
My Mr. Mermaid centers on a young swimmer who is wrongfully accused of doping. Three years later, he finally returns. His aim is to compete with his friend against their rival. At this competition, he meets a girl, sports reporter. She should cover the competition but has a strange phobia no one knows about! She is afraid of water because of an accident that happened to her in the past.
Are you looking for a cute and refreshing Chinese youth rom-com? Well, you have plenty of them on this list! Yet, if you have watched many of those featured on the list or still haven’t decided, pick up this one!
Starring: Seven Tan, Dylan Xiong
2. In Youth
In Youth (or When We’re Still Young) revolves around a kind girl and her boss, a tough person to deal with. He makes a girl tremble with fear with every word he says. The girl doesn’t know that some secrets have been leaked since she started working in the company. She doesn't even guess that her boss suspects her in this. How the girl will work with her strict and unpredictable boss?
If you are looking only for the romance in dramas, business things may seem boring to you. That's why you may want to skip some parts. Otherwise, don’t hesitate much and give it a shot!
Starring: Zhang Yunlong, Qiao Xin, Liu Ruilin, Huang Mengying, Dai Si
1. Meteor Garden
Meteor Garden centers on an ordinary 18-year-old girl from a poor family. Thanks to some turn of event, she enrolls in an elite school where only people from the upper-class study. As you can imagine, it’s not easy for her to get the approval of others in the school. There, she gets to know a group of four most handsome and wealthy boys in the whole school. They get to know each other’s personalities and even form a friendship (or even romance).
It’s a funny, cute, romantic, and dramatic story with eye-candy actors. What else could you ask for? This Chinese series will have a special place in your heart!
Starring: Shen Yue, Dylan Wang, Darren Chen, Caesar Wu, Connor Leong
Umesh Chandra Bhatt from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India on December 19, 2019:
Nice article. Good review. Thanks.