6 Binge-worthy Dramas to Watch on the iQIYI App

We all get tired of waiting for updates on our favorite ongoing series. So, we tend to binge-watch some of the completed and finished C-dramas. However, even if we have a long bucket list of dramas to watch, we sometimes find ourselves asking, “What should I watch next?”

If you have already downloaded the iQIYI app, here are six binge-worthy dramas that you should watch:


Arsenal Military Academy 烈火军校

This is one of our favorite dramas yet! Yes, this drama tackles serious topics like corruption, but the chemistry between the three leads is also incredible and one to watch! Set in the Republican era, Xie Xiang joins the army under her brother’s name to find out the reason behind his death. While pretending to be a man, she earns the respect of her peers and superiors.

Genre: Action, Friendship, Historical, Comedy, Romance
Number of Episodes: 48
Casts: Bai Lu, Xu Kai, Toby Lee, Wu Jia Yi


Poisoned Love 恋爱吧,食梦君!

Fang Yan suffers from sleepwalking due to a trauma that happened when she was a child. This cute and chill drama revolves around how a strict and cold boss helps Fang Yan heal from her traumatic experience. If you’re looking for a sweet drama, then this one’s for you.

Genre: Friendship, Business, Comedy, Romance
Number of Episodes: 24
Casts: Ao Rui Peng, Ma Meng Wei, Luo Zheng


Detective 侦探语录

Set in the early Republican era, this drama is about the life of a policeman with a dual personality. A series of homicides occur in the rural side of Fuyuan County in Tianjin and the policeman uncovers  a shocking secret about Fuyuan County.

Genre: Suspense, Historical, Mystery, Crime, Detective
Number of Episodes: 26
Casts: Gao Zhi Ting, Zhang Xin


In a Class of Her Own 漂亮书生

Adapted from the hit Korean drama, Sungkyunkwan Scandal, this Chinese adaption is a hidden-identity-themed drama that made our hearts go crazy and also helps empower women at the same time. It has twists and turns of old dynasties, forbidding girls to study, keeping viewers hooked.

Genre: Historical, Comedy, Romance, School, Family
Number of Episodes: 36
Casts: Ju Jing Yi, Song Wei Long, Bi Wen-Jun, Richards Wang


The Eight 民初奇人传

Also set in the Chinese Republican era, this drama is about martial arts experts of Jianghu in the face of a seismic change. As an ordinary college student, he accidentally becomes entangled in the open warfare of a complicated world.

Genre: Action, Historical, Romance, Drama, War, Political
Number of Episodes: 34
Casts: Oho Ou, Seven Tan, Cici Wang, Qin Lan, Gong Wan Yi


Legend of Yun Xi 芸汐传

Ready your tissues as you will cry buckets in this drama! The story follows a female doctor, Han Yun Xi, who marries the royal family, and as she deals with political machinations in the palace. However, circumstances allow her to show off her skills time and again, winning the admiration of Long Feiye. At the same time, she forms a friendship with Gu Qi Shao, Master of Yao Gui Valley.

Genre: Action, Historical, Romance, Wuxia, Drama
Number of Episodes: 48
Casts: Ju Jing Yi, Zhang Zhe Han, Yalkun Merxat, Hu Bing


Want more 2021 dramas released on iQIYI? You can read these articles on the C-drama genre of your choice: romance, historical, and action.

About Celyna Co

Celyna is currently a Junior Multimedia Producer of Chinoy TV and a sophomore student in De la Salle- College of Saint Benilde taking up AB- Consular and Diplomatic Affairs. She loves to watch KDramas and Cdramas and listen to Cpop and Kpop.

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