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iQIYI Romance C-dramas to Look Forward to in 2021

Looking for romance C-dramas this coming 2021? Look no further than the iQIYI 2021 lineup.

Here’s what you can expect to see next year:


Moonlight 月光变奏曲

Adapted from the novel by Qing Wan, this modern romance drama is about a passionate fresh graduate who gets the chance to work at her dream company. With her perseverance and sincerity, she tries to earn the respect of well-known authors and become their exclusive editor. She meets a renowned author who is said to be gentle, but it turns out that couldn’t be further than the truth. But later, they discover that they’re each other’s online friends.

Genre: Business, Romance, Life, Drama

Number of Episodes: 40

Cast: Esther Yu, Ryan Ding, Yang Shi Ze, Ma Yin Yin

The Ideal City 理想之城

The story revolves around a cost engineer, Su Xiao, at an architecture firm and industry that’s dominated by men. At the peak of her career, she finds love with Xian Ming, but an incident occurs that caused her to be demoted. She then goes on to fight for her career in this adaptation of the novel, Su Xiao’s War 苏筱的战争 by Ruohuaranran,

Genre: Business, Romance, Life, Drama

Number of Episodes: 40

Cast: Betty Sun, Mark Chao


Love Scenery 良辰美景好时光

This inspirational drama follows two people, a singer and a 4th-year computer major, who were once strangers chasing after their own dreams until their paths collide for a love story for the books. The C-drama is based on the novel, Ming Qiang Yi Duo, An Jian Nan Fang by Qiao Yao.

Genre: Music, Comedy, Romance

Number of Episodes: 35

Cast: Lulu Xu, Lin Yi, Harry Hu


Dt. Appledog’s Time 亲爱的,挚爱的

A spin-off of the hit drama, Go Go Squid, this drama focuses on the relationship between the youngest star player in the national robot competition and the person who jumpstarted his passion. Both are determined to promote the application of technological robots among the younger generation. The two support each other throughout the competition and lead their respective teams to victory. This drama may be familiar to readers of Fish Playing While Trapped in a Secret Room by Mo Bao Fei Bao

What’s more, there are rumors that the Go Go Squid couple will get married in this series!

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Youth

Number of Episodes: 38

Cast: Hu Yi Tian, Li Yi Tong


Love Under the Full Moon 满月之下请相爱

Because of a “super moon,” Lei Chuxia who lives in the modern world, loses her memory and time travels to the world inside Xu Xiaodong’s phone. Then, the mystical journey begins.

Genre: Romance, Drama, Fantasy

Number of Episodes: 24

Cast: Ju Jing Yi, Zheng Ye Cheng, Yalkun Merxat, Amy Sun


Which among these C-dramas are you looking forward to watching?


If you haven’t read the iQIYI’s historical lineup, you can check it out here and if you want military and action-themed dramas, be sure to head over 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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