Are you also crazy about the BL genre? Believe me, and know that you’re not alone. Many people watch Japanese anime, Korean dramas, and even Thai dramas just for the BL romances.
Even though these love stories are written by Chinese directors as “bromances,” you can still feel the love and chemistry between the actors and the stories.
But Chinese BL drama has become more prevalent in China, and people want more. Here, we’ll talk about some of the most exciting relationships in BL that will keep you interested until the show’s end. Let’s get started!
1. Killer and Healer
Killer and Healer have won hearts because it shows romantic feelings naturally. But, of course, we will never forget Jiang Yue Lou’s uncontrollable love for good doctor Chen Yu Zhi and their doomed romance. Even though the unexpected ending was disappointing and upset everyone, it doesn’t change that the “Yue Lou-Yu Zhi” couple is trendy.
Jiang Yue Lou is the Police Chief, and he has a bad temper. Chen Yu Zhi, on the other hand, is a kind Doctor. As their lives keep tangled up, these similarities and differences help them get through. While the main couple is happy and respectful of each other, the relationship between Zhan Junbai and Boss Yu is terrifying. Even though the couple’s story was sad, the actors who played them became very popular because of their chemistry. Killer and Healer is a winner because it is truly unique and worthy of praise.
2. The Untamed
My first experience with Chinese BL was The Untamed. It is a story about love and rebirth that goes beyond time and tide. Lan Wan Ji and Wei Wu Xian couldn’t be more different. The story is based on a famous fantasy web novel by Mo Dao Zu Shi.
It follows the main character, Wei Wu Xian, as he goes through life-changing events and betrayals. The family relationships between the characters are the most exciting thing about this show. It could be Wei Wu Xian’s sweet relationship with Jiang Yan Li, his older adopted sister. They trust and believe in each other. Or Lan Wangji’s respect for Lan Xi Chen, his older brother.
Even though everyone agrees that Wei Wu Xian went down the wrong path, Lan Wangji’s feelings never change. He keeps his word and backs Wei Wuxing with all his heart. Both Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo have the chemistry that can’t be denied, and it shows all the way through. The Untamed is a retelling of a classic story with beautiful music and characters who are just as beautiful.
3. Word of Honor
The leader of the assassin group The Window of Heaven, Zhou Zi Shu, has to go through a required leaving technique that gives him three years to live. So he hides his face and tries to spend the rest of his life wandering the martial arts world like a drunk.
Three months later, he meets the mysterious Wen Ke Xing, who notices Zhou Zi Shu’s face right away. The two become closer when they get involved in a plot about the Glazed Armor, a legendary key to a powerful armoury that is kept safe.
4. Winter Begonia
It is a story about a wealthy businessman and a Peking opera performer who meet because they love Peking opera.
In the 1930s, the story is about Shang Xi Rui, a Peking opera singer who moves to Beiping and becomes famous because of how good he is. The locals don’t like him as a foreigner, but he doesn’t give up on his dream of making Peking opera more popular. After seeing a performance for the first time, a wealthy businessman named Cheng Feng Tai is taken with the art he works hard to learn. He gets to know Shang Xi Rui and becomes a strong supporter of him.
Shang Xi Rui builds Shui Yun Lou and trains a new troupe with the help of Cheng Feng Tai. Finally, Shang Xi Rui and Cheng Feng Tai are moved to make sacrifices for their country when the Japanese army attacked Beiping in 1937, and patriotic men and women take arms to fight.
5. SCI Mystery
The tale of a fight to the death between good and evil. Some people try hard to avoid the darkness, while others welcome it with open arms. But are the shadows and temptations in your life just an illusion? Reality? Or is it the murderous mutter of a man who seems to have an invisible spell that he uses to control people?
Bai Yu Tong and Zhan Yao are in charge of SCI’s investigation into a psychopathic killer who seems to be not just one step ahead but several.
A world beyond what science can explain, where a group of passionate adults try to figure out what is going on. Zhao Yun Lan and Shen Wei are in charge of keeping the peace between people who live in the underworld and people who live on Earth.
The story is about their friendship, which goes back through time.
7. Addicted Heroin
Bai Luo Yin had lived with his divorced, poor, and rather careless father, Bai Han Qi, and his grandmother since he was a child. Then, when he turned 16, his real mother, Jiang Yuan, told him she was getting married again. Her new husband, Gu Wei Ting, was a wealthy, high-ranking official.
Gu Wei Ting’s son, Gu Hai, had a deep grudge against his father because of the death of his mother. So he did not like the idea of his father remarrying.
In a strange turn of events, the two stepbrothers, whose very different family and emotional backgrounds, end up in the same high school class. But, over time, they slowly began to feel something different for each other.
8. The Sleuth of Ming Dynasty
In 15th-century China, an intelligent government official named Tang Fan takes a break from his regular duties to look into a murder. He teams up with a guardsman who is an expert in martial arts to try to solve the case. When the landlord of the house Tang Fan rents, who liked peace, is found dead, the two look into it. It looks like a suicide, but the two detectives see something is wrong. They look into what happened and find a person they think might have killed the landlord. But they find out quickly that the murderer wasn’t acting alone and was just a tiny part of a much bigger plan.
As they learn more about the crime, the two soon realise that something horrible is going on, like a plan to start a bloody coup. But, can they stop the person in charge of the crime before it’s too late?
9. Advance Bravely
Xia Yao was born into a well-known and wealthy family. He used to be a player, but he has changed his ways. On the other hand, Yuan Zong used to be in the special forces. When he got out, he started a company to train bodyguards.
Yuan Ru, his little sister, falls for Xia Yao’s charms, but she can’t get through his walls. So she goes to her brother Yuan Zong to ask for help. Will what Yuan Ru wants to happen if these two men meet?
10. Till Death Tear Us Apart
Liu Yu Sheng’s family is very wealthy. However, after going to school abroad, he comes home to find that his other family members have stolen his inheritance. As a result, he has to work as a teacher at a small school to make a living. He meets Zhou Yao Hua, an old, close friend in this hopeless state. Who hates communists, just like most Chinese people do. Liu Yu Sheng, on the other hand, has ties to communists. Was he able to betray his friend? So, Yu Sheng’s rounds of hard decisions begin.
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