6 Best Chinese eSports Dramas You Must Watch

Right now, we are in the midst of a pandemic, and you must be looking for cool dramas to watch while staying home. Here’s the list of action/adventure dramas that are worth watching and will make your heart beating. After watching these dramas, you will definitely be bound to watch them again.

You must love to play online games. I guess yes, many dramas have included online gaming. So here I’m going to give you a detailed list of the top-rated best Chinese action/adventures of all time and worth watching.

1. The King’s Avatar (2019)

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The King’s Avatar is a Chinese drama adaption by Yang Yang that is the sweetest gift for a fan like me. Those moments which are picturized in the novel are translated so amazingly. For example, ye Xiu is a well-known top player in Glory’s online game, who always manages to win with his teammates.

After being forcefully retired from his professional team, he decided to work in an Internet cafe. From there, he formed his own team, made up of strangers, and fought his way back to the top of the professional team.

This drama is based on an online novel with more than 1700 chapters written by butterfly blue. There is also an anime with 3 seasons aired in 2017. If you want to read the novel, you can read it as it is fully translated into English.

2. Love O2O (2016)

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Xiao Nai, a gaming expert, first encounters the beautiful computer science major student Bei Wei Wei at a PC café. But it isn’t her looks that he first notices – it’s her incredible gaming skills.

Love O2O is a light love story full of action and twists. In 2016, this drama was no. 1 most searched and most discussed drama and hit more than 24 billion views. This modern Chinese drama is worth watching. To be honest, you will watch it more than twice.

3. Cross Fire (2020)

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Xiao Feng, a poor e-sports veteran, barely maintains his team, but he persists in his dream in the year 2008.  A teenager Lu Xiao Bei is a fighting genius. His gaming skill is incredible, but he is disqualified from entering the professional team in 2019.

Accidently, Lu Xiao Bei and Xiao Feng meet through time and space in the game map. The two people from different eras and spaces go from doubting to trusting each other. From the different times, with the same passion, youth, they both started trusting and encouraging each other.

4. Gank Your Heart (2019)

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This show focuses on gaming and other online industries. First, it’s stated about the China league for iConquer, a fictional, multi-player fantasy game. Then, the story is about Ji Xiang Kong, a professional iConquer player, and Qiu Ying, a streamer who works for an esports website.

They need to overcome the concept of the gaming world to fulfil their next big dreams. But, can their ill-fated beginning lead to romance? There are so many reasons to fall for “Gank Your Heart”, don’t just wait. This drama is also worth that leads to watching it twice.

5. You are my Glory (2021)

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You are my glory, a new Chinese drama and got many fans. The story states that Yu Tu, an Aerospace engineer meets the shining star Qiao Jing Jing and joins hands and becomes each other’s glory.

When someone leaks a video of Qiao Jing Jing playing an online game, she decides to spend all of her free time improving her game. Unfortunately, this decision leads her to reconnect with her high school crush, Yu Tu.

That time, Yu Tu has gone to become an aerospace engineer, as well he is an expert gamer. It seems that the online game has brought them together once again, so she asks him to become her coach for improving her gaming skills. Will they come together? Again, this is worth watching the drama.

6. Go Go Squid

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Go Go Squid was a hit among viewers, adapted from a novel named Stewed Squid With Honey. Han Shang Yan had an argument among his team members on the bus. After a defeat, he gets down and spends time in an internet cafe. Tong Nian is taking care of the cafe for his cousin, and when Han steps in, he becomes her love at first sight.

It is all about gaming (online games), teams, competitions, and developing a love story. If you are watching Go Go Squid 2, it is all about robots instead of online games. But, do watch both seasons to understand the storyline with all actions and twists.

Well, there are more dramas with action, twisted plots with romance. So what is your favourite apart from the list mentioned above? And tell your views in the comment section below.

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Neha Garia is the founder and Editor at The Drama Paradise. She is a long-time K-Drama addict and K-Pop lover. Her favorite K-Pop artists are BTS, SF9, ATEEZ, and INFINITE but there are many more groups she is having a look at. Her favorite actors include Nam Joo-hyuk, Kim GoEun, and Kim TaeRi, to name a few. She hopes to share her love for Korean culture with people across the globe.

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