2021 is nearly here, and for all the movie and TV buffs out there, what can you look forward to?
Tencent Video (腾讯视频), a Chinese video streaming website, offers a wide variety of Chinese entertainment dramas and documentaries and even British dramas.
Here’s more of what you can expect from Tencent Video in 2021:
1) Young and Beautiful 我的漂亮朋友
Liu Wen Jing moves from the rural to the big city of Shanghai and makes new friends. Over the years, she and her friends work towards fulfilling their dreams. However, Wen Jing loses herself along the way, and she makes poor decisions that cost the trust of her loved ones. She then goes on a journey to make amends and find happiness.
Genre: Friendship, Romance, Drama, Family
Estimated number of episodes: 44
Cast: Crystal Zhang, Xu Kai Cheng, Daisy Li
2) You Are My Youth 喜欢的少年是你
The full details of the plot are being kept under wraps, but romance fans should give it a try! The drama is about the relationship between an e-commerce entrepreneur and a basketball player.
Genre: Business, Romance, Sports
Estimated number of episodes: 24
Cast: Dylan Wang, Seven Tan
3) Hello, The Sharpshooter 你好，神枪手
In Hello, The Sharpshooter, intern sports reporter Tang Xin is assigned to interview the champion of the 50-meter pistol event. During the interview, she is shocked to find that her shooting coach is someone she liked four years ago. They both undergo their own personal trials, but they get through them together as they also aim for a shooting championship.
Genre: Romance, Youth, Sports
Estimated number of episodes: 40
Cast: Hu Yi Tian, Fair Xing, Kido Ma, Luo Qiu Yun
4) Hello My Shining Lover 遇见璀璨的你
Directed by Chen Ming Zhang, this story is about two individuals who are successful in their respective fields. Yet, they both have emotional scars from the past. In this drama, they eventually begin to heal and discover their better angels.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Estimated number of episodes: 45
Cast: Joe Chen, Jin Han
5) You Are My Glory 你是我的荣耀
Adapted from the novel by Gu Man, You Are My Glory centers on Qiao Jingjing and Yu Tu, who are high school classmates. Jingjing confesses her love for him twice but is rejected. Ten years later, Jingjing becomes a top celebrity and wants to become a video game endorser, but her gaming skills leave much to be desired. In order to save her reputation, Yu Tu becomes her gaming coach, and they slowly fall in love over time.
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Life, Youth
Estimated number of episodes: 27
Cast: Yang Yang, Dilraba Dilmurat
6) Cute Programmer 程序员那么可爱
From the popular comic, Why Is The Program So Cute, this drama is about the romance between a genius programmer, Jiang Yicheng and his admirer, Lu Li. After falling in love with Yicheng, she goes to the school he once studied at and takes up the same course. When she applies for his company, however, she learns that they don’t accept female employees. She then disguises herself as a man to work for the company.
Genre: Business, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Estimated number of episodes: 30
Cast: Xing Zhao Lin, Bambi Zhu
7) My Little Happiness 我的小幸福
My Little Happiness tells of an office romance of a legal intern and a surgeon who reunite as adults. Wen Shaoqing is both Cong Rong’s landlord and her next-door neighbor. Soon, a relationship blooms.
Genre: Comedy, Law, Romance
Estimated number of episodes: 40
Cast: Fair Xing, Daddi Tang
Which among these dramas are you looking forward to?
For more, read part 1 of Tencent Video’s upcoming 2021 lineup here.