With the popularization of South Asian culture, if there is one genre of tv shows that comes second to Korean dramas, it has to be Chinese dramas. Also known as C-dramas, the shows are longer than usual K-dramas and have more number of episodes packing a bigger punch for fans of the genre.
While there are not many C-drama releases this month, we can expect some interesting shows based on their plots. Here is our list of the upcoming C-dramas that will be released in March of 2023.
Taste of Love
Release Date – March 1st – March 10th
Cast – Wang Yi Jin, Deng Kai
Network – iQIYI
Plot – When a popular idol loses everything and ends up becoming the employee of her biggest anti-fan, it marks the start of a hilarious story of an anti becoming her true love. Girl group member Tang Su is forced out of a job due to misconceptions about her and subsequently gains a lot of weight. She becomes the personal nanny of Huang Fu Jue, the president of the entertainment company.
Enlighten Your Life
Release Date – March 1st – March 20th
Cast – Zheng Ye Cheng, Guo Xiao Dong, Liu Rui Lin, Landy Li
Network – MZTV
Plot – In 1986, when Yugoslav’s nuclear power expert came to the East China Sea to inspect nuclear power and question China’s ability to build nuclear power plants, fitter Ye Jia Ming and buyer Lin Tian Chen, become his first supporters. But when the plant was being built, Tian Chen is corrupted and accused by his superior of a variety of crimes.
Feeling betrayed, Tian Chen resigns from his post and goes to the United States, leaving his son Lin Qi behind whom Ye Jia Ming’s family is left to raise. What Tian Chen did not expect is that his son would follow in his footsteps to become a key figure in developing nuclear weapons.
Lost and Mystery
Release Date – March 1st – March 19th
Cast – Han Dong, Pei Xing Lei, Peng Jian Xiong
Network – Tencent Video
Plot – The main storyline of Lost and Mystery focuses on the life of a police officer who is on a mission. The show portrays an artistic creation and depicts the nature of police-civilian relationships, performing public welfare searches for missing relatives. Lost and Mystery tell the story of a girl searching for her family in a special environment.
She bravely pursues and protects her true love despite the loss of her loved ones while being pursued by a human trafficking organisation.
Release Date – March 2nd – March 16th
Cast – Liu Xu Wei, Guan Chang
Network – Sohu TV
Plot – Jiang Yi Yi is a graduate student majoring in artificial intelligence. Ever since her twin sister passed away, she has been carrying a sense of guilt and has been determined to develop an AI that can “resurrect” her sister. This leads her to enter the world of the OG “Al Guru”, Gu Yu. Gu Yu is hailed to be a master in the field of AI but has a little-known mental illness. He has been searching for his childhood friend who he calls – Green Plum and is the only person who can cure his illness.
By coincidence he finds Yi Yi, the older sister of his Green Plum. These two “romantic fools” who should not have fallen in love with each other gradually grow closer to each other during their joint research project.
Hello Beautiful Life
Release Date – March 9th – March 27th
Cast – Rachel Momo, Zhang Li, Li Ze Feng, Wang Zi Yi
Network – CCTV, iQIYI
Plot – The show narrates the story of the two Sun sisters who all have different personalities and walk on different life trajectories. While one dares to fight and is free-minded, the other is warm and sweet. Sun Xin is beautiful and generous, pursuing freedom and daring to fight. Elder of the two, she has a flourishing life in an Internet company but her life is moving forward to a future full of promise. Sun Xiang, on the other hand, is innocent and kind and loves to talk and laugh. She is the younger sister who explores her own strengths and works as a food blogger. These diligent and kind Sun sisters tirelessly work for their dreams and tackle a society that is full of vitality and prosperity.
Release Date – March 13th
Cast – Peng Guan Ying, Chen Yu Qi
Network – Hunan TV, Mango TV
Plot – The show is set in 1944 Shanghai where a multi-faceted agent navigates dangerous situations as he perseveres in his fight for the people. To foil attempts by the Japanese to seize natural resources, Chen Qian, an ace agent of Juntong who goes by the codename Lu Bu. He disguises himself as a Japanese envoy to infiltrate the enemy camp. While carrying out his mission, he witnesses the cruel methods employed by Juntong and gradually finds that his true belief has been shattered.
Release Date – March 13th
Cast – Jing Bo Ran, Tan Song Yun
Network – Viki, iQIYI
Plot – Gui Xiao and Lu Yan Chen met at school and fell in love with one another at first sight. And as they grew older, their feelings for one another grew ever stronger. They became inseparable and hoped to spend the rest of their lives together. But life has other plans for them. Gui Xiao’s family circumstances change and Lu Yan Chen ends up training as a special police officer – which takes him to a completely different part of the country. Despite the fact that they now live in different worlds, their love is still strong – and they try to keep up a long-distance relationship that eventually fizzles out. One day, years later, Gui Xiao finds herself with a special reason to call Lu Yan Chen once more.Website / YouTube / Instagram / Facebook / Twitter / Pinterest / Weibo