5 Chinese period dramas to binge-watch on dimsum entertainment

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  • Saturday, 11 Apr 2020

Check out the latest dramas from Mainland China such as Ancient Detective. Photo: dimsum

Romance? Check. Drama? Check. Action? Check. Get swept away by the world of Chinese period dramas on dimsum entertainment.

Ancient Detective

Detective Jian Buzhi, who suffers from memory loss, struggles to find the mysterious figure who killed his father. As Jian, along with his love interest and a comrade, go about solving the various crimes that come their way, will he uncover his father's killer one day? Starring Tim Yu Jiwei, Wang Yanyang and Rachel Wang Ruoshan.

New episodes premiere every Wednesday and Thursday.

Love Of Thousand Years

A kingdom falls overnight as a result of an inside job. Its princess, burdened by the sight of her people being enslaved by the new ruler, is determined to find a powerful spiritual lamp which can destroy her enemies and save her people.

Along the way, she meets and falls in love with an immortal, who she later learns is an important component of the spiritual lamp. Lighting the lamp will mean losing her lover. What will they do? Starring Zhao Lusi and Zheng Yecheng.

New episodes premiere every Friday and Saturday.

Princess Silver

Crown princess Rong Le is ordered to marry prince Wu You of Northern Lin to strengthen the political alliance between the neighbouring kingdoms. Wu You refuses the marriage.

Rong Le later opens a tea house and goes by another identity, Man Yao. At the same time, she embarks on a journey to find a book that is said to be able to bring prosperity to her nation.

She crosses path with Wu You again and the the two fall in love but Wu You does not know Man Yao is actually the very princess he rejected earlier. Despite their newfound romance, things get complicated when she is ordered to marry a general. Starring Aarif Rahman and Zhang Xueying.

All episodes available now.

Ming Dynasty

Sun Ruo Wei's entire family including her father, a royal doctor, was mysteriously killed. She becomes a concubine to the crown prince years later.

She is determined to find out the truth behind her family's tragic fate and is bent on revenge at first. But as the years go by, Sun – now an empress – experiences a change of heart and begins to use her influence for good. Starring Tang Wei and Zhu Yawen.

All episodes available now.

Zhao Yao – Love Story Of Devil Angel

Zhao Yao dies during her quest to obtain the Wanjun Sword. She thinks her ally Chen Lan betrayed her, resulting in her death.

Now a spirit, Zhao Yao inhabits the body of a disciple of the sect Chen Lan now leads, hoping to kill him. But things don't go as planned as the two fall for each other. Starring Bai Lu and Xu Kai.

All episodes available now.

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