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12 Fantasy Chinese Dramas You Should Watch (2022)


Do you love watching fantasy Chinese Dramas?

Chinese fantasy genre or Xianxia (Cultivation) covers Chinese mythology, martial arts, Taoism, folk, Buddhism, and alchemy. These dramas are mostly adapted from novels and fans all over the world love to watch them as the quality of CGI, Plot, and Fights are top tier.

What are the Best Fantasy C-Dramas?

Best Fantasy Chinese Dramas

From historical “Legend Of Fu Yao”, romance fantasy ” Eternal Love” to Action themed ” The Untamed”, here are 12 fantasy Chinese Dramas you should watch.

So let’s get started.

12. The Romance Of Tiger And Rose (2020)

The Romance of tiger and rose
  • Genre: Historical, Romance, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 24
  • Watch On: WeTV, VIKI

Chen Qian is a screenwriter who has sold her drama script, but unfortunately gets transmitted as third princess Chen Qian Qian from her script who is about to die in the third episode with the knowledge of her script she’s determined to stay alive and return home.

This C-Drama has a unique storylines in this list. The performance of Zhao Lusi is perfect in this drama and will have you laughing from start to finish.


11. Douluo Continent (2021)

Duoluo Continent
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 40
  • Watch On: VIKI, WeTV

Tang San and Gu Xiao Wu are prodigies in cultivation and are friends from childhood. They begin to attend Shrek Academy with other seven genius prodigies across the country and are famously known as the “Seven Devils”, Together they fight many battles and gain fame and power in the country while bringing honor to their respective sects.

If you want to watch a light-hearted fantasy C-drama with fewer deaths then you need to binge this drama. Xiao Zhan played perfectly in this drama and the chemistry with Wu Xuan Yi is adorable to watch.


10. Love And Destiny (2019)

Love and destiny
  • Genre: Romance, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 60
  • Watch On: VIKI

God of war Jiu Chen is in deep slumber after sealing away the demon lord but a young maiden Ling Xi accidentally wakes him up. Ling Xi was born with evil miasma and is fated to bring power to the demons but Jiu Chen denies allegations against her as he’s in love with her.

One of the best fantasy dramas of 2019 with a good plot and high-quality production. The costumes in this drama are beautiful and you will surely love the cinematography.

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9. Legend Of Fu Yao (2018)

The legend of Fu Yao
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 66
  • Watch On: VIKI

Fu Yao is a slave for the Xuan Yuan sect in the Taiyuan Kingdom, but ultimately escapes the sect to know her birth and along the way she falls in love with the crown prince, Together they tackle political issues in the kingdom and try to uncover secrets of her birth.

If you love watching C-dramas with complicated stories then you need to watch this drama. It has everything you need in a good fantasy from its great cast to stunning visuals and is one of the best dramas of Yang Mi.


8. Ancient Love Poetry (2021)

Ancient Love Poetry
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 49
  • Watch On: WeTV, VIKI

Shang Gu is the immortal leader of four immortal gods and the only being to possess pure energy. Shang Gu sacrifices herself to end the trial which lasted for sixty thousand years and is reincarnated as Hou Chi with no memory of her past. Bai Jue has secretly loved Shang Gu for 200,000 years and has sacrificed his reincarnation for her memory.

This drama will take you on a beautiful and emotional journey that won’t disappoint you. The cinematography and CGI are top-notch with a great plot and remarkable performance by Zhou Dong Yu and Xu Kai.


7. Love And Redemption (2020)

Love and Redemption
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 59
  • Watch On: WeTV, VIKI

This C-drama is truly a treasure for Fantasy lovers and has the best romance plot on this list.

Shao Yang hosts marital tournaments for young apprentices and his daughter Chu Xuan Ji enters the tournament with all senses disabled. There she meets Yu Si Feng and falls for him but a dispute causes Chu Xuan becomes injured and Si Feng is cursed to mask his face which wears off only if he finds true love.

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6. Sword Snow Stride (2021)

Sword snow stride
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 38
  • Watch On: WeTV, VIKI

From politics, murder, and romance with well-written characters this drama has everything that Xianxia fans love.

Xu Xiao is the king of the northern region which is in constant conflict with other regions. Despite the odds north emerges victorious. Xu Feng is the next heir and is on a journey to empowering his skills. The court council of the north highly doubts the heir and with many internal informers from the rival Kingdom’s waiting to take down his empire.


5. The Eternal Love (2017)

The eternal love
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 24
  • Watch On: WeTV, VIKI

8th prince of Dongyue Lian Cheng is forced to marry Qu Tan Er, She tries to commit suicide as she’s in love with Lian Cheng’s Brother but suddenly wakes up in the body of Xiao Tan who’s from modern time. Tan Er and Xiao Tan have similar appearances but different personalities and soon Lian Cheng falls for Xiao Tan.

The drama perfectly balances romantic and comedy scenes and though the time travel drama plot is old and used over and over again you won’t be bored because of its fast-paced screenplay.


4. Word Of Honor (2021)

Word of honor
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 36
  • Watch On: Netflix, VIKI

Zhou Zi Shu leaves the assassination organization for peace and wander’s around as a drunkard in marital arts land. Three months later he meets the leader of the ghost valley Wen Ke Xing who looking for revenge. The two become entangled in mysteries and conspiracies while seeking redemption.

You will crave more episodes while watching this drama as it’s perfect in every way, especially the fight scenes.

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3. Ashes Of Love (2018)

Ashes of love

If tired of watching Fantasy dramas with boring storylines, bad CGI, and awful costumes then you need to watch this drama as it has none of the above factors.

Jin Mi is the daughter of a flower deity who doesn’t have feelings because of the seed given by her mother. Four thousand years later she meets fire deity Xu Feng who’s caught in the enemy’s trap and Jin Mi rescues him. Xu Feng falls in love with her and his half-brother’s night deity Ryung is also interested in Jin Mi. Ryung makes Jin Mi kill Xu Feng by lying about her father.


2. Eternal Love (2017)

Eternal love
  • Genre: Romance, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 58
  • Watch On: VIKI, Netflix

One of the popular fantasy C-dramas that you need to watch as it’s a compelling and beautiful masterpiece to be ever created.

Bai Qian is the nine-tailed fox is the youngest daughter of the fox king who’s sent to the mountains to become the discipline of God Of War Mo Yuan but soon war breaks out which results in Mo Yuan sacrificing himself to seal the demon lord. After seventy thousand years seal begins to fall apart and Bai Qian sacrifices herself to reseal the demon lord, Later she is in the mortal realm with no memory of her past but one day she saves the crown prince who resembles Mo Yuan, and two begin to fall in love.

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1. The Untamed (2019)

The untamed
  • Genre: Historical, Fantasy
  • Episodes: 50
  • Watch On: Netflix, WeTV

The best fantasy drama that you will ever find, The plot perfectly explores the nature of revenge and selflessness which will make you glued to your screens.

Wei Wu Xian and Lan Wang Ji are talented martial artists who discover the evil plans of Wen Clan’s Cheif to cause harm to their land. They team up to stop but things go south when Wei Wu Xian sacrifices himself. Wu Xian is resurrected sixteen years later through sacrificing ritual and takes the identity of his summoner and reunites with Lan Wang Ji to solve mysteries of present and past.


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