Upcoming Chinese and Korean Dramas December 2018

Upcoming Chinese and Korean Dramas December 2018
Quite a lot of dramas are expected to air in December. Below are some dramas that we’ve covered:

The Learning Curve of a Warlord Dicky Cheung
Set during the chaotic era of warlords, the story revolves around a man who breaks away from his evil ways to walk a righteous path. Starring Dicky Cheung. 

A CEO on a business trip to Barcelona discovers a magical reality and becomes entangled with the uncooperative female owner of an old hostel. Starring Hyun Bin and Park Shin Hye. 

Fates and Furies (Dec 1 SBS)
A woman in dire straits grasps at the chance to escape a situation when she is told to win a rich man’s heart by any means possible. Starring Lee Min Jung and Joo Sang Wook. 

Like A Flowing River Wang Kai Yang Shuo Dong Zijian
Like A Flowing River (Dec 10 Dragon TV, Beijing TV, Tencent, iQiYi, Youku)
The story is set during the period of the Chinese economic reform from 1978 until 1992 and the three men who relentlessly push the boundaries amidst trying times. Starring Wang Kai, Yang Shuo and Dong Zijian. 

Goodbye My Princess (Dec 12 Youku)
A love story revolves around the 9th Princess of Western Liang as she journeys to the Central Plains to fulfill a marriage alliance with the Crown Prince. Starring Cheng Xingxu and Peng Xiaoran. 

The King of Blaze 2 (Dec 18 Hunan TV, iQiYi, Mango TV, Tencent, Youku)
It is the modern installment of The King of Blaze. Starring Chen Bolin and Jing Tian. 

Original Sin Yin Zheng Zhai Tianlin
Original Sin (Dec 20 iQiYi)
A lawyer who has been sentenced to jail becomes successful in business after serving time. A cop with a flourishing career solves case after case. The two people who are on opposite sides of the law are forced to join hands. Starring Zhai Tianlin and Yin Zheng

The Story of Minglan Zhao Liying
The Story of Minglan (Dec 25 Hunan TV, iQiYi, Tencent, Youku, eng subs on viki)
A story of love and family told through the life of a concubine’s daughter from a prominent household in the Northern Song Dynasty. It follows her struggles as a young woman in an antiquated era and her colorful journey to become the mother of a household. Starring Zhao Liying, Feng Shaofeng and Zhu Yilong. 

Mystery of Antiques (Dec 26 Tencent)
An antique shop is at the core of a mystery as its owner who hails from a family that has long been dabbling in the trade becomes embroiled with old secrets from jianghu. Starring Xia Yu and Qiao Zhenyu.

Hai Tang
Hai Tang’s Rouge Shines Through in the Rain (Dec) –> date not confirmed
A story of complicated romances and business warfare that begins with a young woman searching for her father’s whereabouts. Starring Deng Lun and LiYitong.

Shall We Fall In Love (Dec 27 Tencent)
A story filled with hilarious circumstances that leave you not knowing whether to laugh or cry. It follows a young man’s journey from nothing into someone who proves himself at work and wins over love and friendship. Starring Nichkhun, Li Muchen, Wang Zirui and Wang Feifei. 

Dagger Mastery
 (Dec 27 iQiYi)
During the time of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, five young individuals with unique skills wander into Chang’an, thus beginning a wuxia story as they venture into the Western Region. Starring Qin Junjie and Guan Xiaotong.  

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  • This list is updated as more dramas are announced.
  • We do our best to cover newly-airing mainstream Chinese dramas and a few web dramas / Korean dramas that catch our eye.
  • We rely on weibo for announcements, so dramas that are not yet officially announced might not be here. 
  • The dates above are subject to change.
  • For a more comprehensive list of dramas airing this month, please check out ChineseDrama.info.


  1. kiwilove

    November 29, 2018 7:19 AM
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    November 29, 2018 3:29 PM
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    November 29, 2018 3:53 PM

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