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6 Chinese Dramas to Watch in the iQIYI 2021 Lineup

iQIYI, a Chinese online video platform based in Beijing, has a lot more in store for you in 2021! You may access iQIYI, one of the largest online video sites in the world, on both websites and mobile apps.

Here are 6 Chinese dramas that you must watch this coming 2021:

1) We are Young 我们正年轻

This military comedy revolves around the life of new soldiers who often get their names mixed up during roll call due to similar-sounding names. Viewers can follow the soldiers as they go from bickering friends to eventually getting married.

Genre: Military, Friendship, Comedy, Romance, Life

Number of episodes: 42

Cast: Regina Wan, Qin Hao, Jean Li


2) Ace Troops 王牌部队

This drama is about two friends who meet again after their training to reform the training methods because of falsification. They form a group with the goal to be the strongest military team. On this show, they go from being good friends to rivals to falling in love with the same girl.

Genre: Action, Military, War

Number of episodes: 40

Cast: Johnny Huang, Sean Xiao, Elaine Zhong


3) Dear Uniform 亲爱的戎装

Based on the novel, Round Fingers Under Military Uniforms by This Ant, this story follows a warm and gentle surgeon and a cold military officer. A skilled surgeon, with a painful past, faces life and death situations, and he eventually meets a female officer. Will love pierce his closed-off heart?

Genre: Military, Romance, Drama

Number of episodes: 45

Cast: Johnny Huang, Li Qin, Nie Zi Hao, Yang Tong Shu


4) China Special Forces 特战荣耀

At the center of this story is a young man who excels at everything but remains a loner. Another comrade, who is from a family of soldiers, delivers exceptional results but fails to win over his superiors. He then tries to join a special forces team. This is adapted from the military novel, Special Species of Chinese Special Forces by Fen Wu Yao Ji.

Genre: Action, Military, Family

Number of episodes: 58

Cast: Yang Yang, Li Yi Tong, Jiang Lu Xia, Meng A Sai


5) Light on Series: Who is Murderer 谁是凶手

Viewers looking for a mystery can give this drama a try. It chronicles a murder case in Haizhou during 2001. Due to a lack of clues, the case was closed, but the son of the deceased accidentally witnessed the murder in the attic and survived.

Genre: Suspense, Mystery, Crime, Investigation

Number of episodes: 24

Cast: Zanilia Zhao, Xiao Yang, Dong ZI Jian


6) Unfamiliar Lover 陌生的恋人

After surviving an avalanche, a young violinist loses her memory. Facing her mysterious fiancée and their upcoming wedding, she finds herself in the middle of a web of secrets.

Genre: Suspense, Thriller, Romance, Drama

Number of episodes: 40

Cast: Victoria Song, Oho Ou, Ryan Zhang


If you can’t get enough, check out the historical dramas in iQIYI’s 2021 lineup here.

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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