In Chinese dramas tagged as Esports, the high-stakes world of online gaming is often intertwined with romantic plotlines. These shows follow the journeys of professional gamers as they navigate through challenges in their careers and personal relationships, while also exploring the dynamics of their team rivalries.
Youth, Comedy, Romance
Zhang Jiongmin, Xu Ruohan
The "rookie manager" Xiong Jiujiu has an e-sports dream. When she first meets the "master of e-sports" Xiao Yichuan, the misunderstanding continues, but they do not realize that they have actually met in high school. As a new manager who lacks experience, Xiong Jiujiu's road ahead seems destined to be full of twists and turns. In order to make the team shine, Xiong Jiujiu is very energetic to start the e-sports business, She and Xiao Yichuan also go from disliking each other to getting into each other's lives. During the formation of the team, Xiao Yichuan not only lived a daily life of joking with Xiong Jiujiu but also befriends a group of good brothers. Will the teenagers eventually realize their dreams?
Yang Yang, Dilraba Dilmurat
After ten years, Qiao Jingjing’s unexpected to reunite with her former high school classmate Yu Tu in a game, who had rejected her in high school. They have not seen each other for ten years since the first parting of the high school entrance exam. However, in fact, he can see her everywhere, in various news media, various large and small screens, even subway ads, bus stops. There is her figure everywhere. Qiao Jingjing was an ordinary girl during her student times. But after ten years, she transformed into a popular actress, and became the spokesperson of the game “Arena Of Valor” In order to restore the image of the spokesperson, she starts to practice her game skills. In such coincidence, on the online game re-encounters the game master Yu Tu, and invites him to be her game coach. Ten years later, she confesses her love to Yu Tu again, but she is rejected once again. During the period of being her game coach, the relationship between them becomes much closer and they get to know each other better. After losing her, Yu Tu realizes how important she is to him and decides to pursue her with a “love letter”.
Urban, Romance, Youth
Xu Kai, Cheng Xiao
Tong Yao stepped into the professional e-sports circle as a girl with great strength and became the first official female e-sports player in the Chinese division of the professional league. Facing questions and all kinds of inconveniences, she overcame difficulties and persevered with the support of her teammates. She stood on the world stage to make up for the regret of six years of no championship in mainland China, and let the dream of e-sports blossom.
Lin Yi, Xu Lu
Liang Chen and Lu Jing devote themselves to their respective fields, using their professionalism to inspire and guide those who love them. Liang Chen, who uses music to express “the best, the truest and the most beautiful”, is dedicated to bringing good music to listeners. Lu Jing, who is passionate about computer and big data research, has been highly recognized by the big data academic community through his research on human’s various complex behaviors, psychological information and other massive data. With his solid professionalism, Lu Jing positively influences the students around him and contributes to social data research. Two strangers who are originally far from each other meet because of big data, and in the journey of pursuing their dreams, they keep getting closer to trust each other and harvest their own “good time” together. By coincidence, they both participate in a research project of a psychological research institution – about human emergency response under a stressful environment. Their physical and psychological reactions to the complex and diverse environments of the digital world are invaluable data samples. In the “cloud collaboration” full of laughter and rewards, Liang Chen feels the fighting spirit and courage in Lu Jing, which makes her face the bottleneck of her career with the same persistence and determination.
Urban, Romance, Sport
Hu Yitian, Li Yitong
Wu Bai (Hu Yitian) becomes the youngest and strongest competitor in the national robotics competition thanks to his tireless efforts and talent. He forms a team and finally competes in the Chinese finals with his robotics initiator, Ai Qing (Li Yitong). Since then, they have represented China in the Asian Championships together, achieving a series of honors for their country. Both of them aspire to improve the popularity and application of robotics among the young generation in China through the sport of robotics competition, thus speeding up the development of the country. As opponents, Wu Bai’s perseverance, skill, and talent attract Ai Qing, and as team leaders, Ai Qing’s love for the industry, dedication to her dream, and superior tactical acumen also impress Wu Bai, and they are attracted to each other through mutual support and competition.
Youth, Sport, Sci-fi
Lu Han, Leo Wu, Dai Luwa
In 2008, the down-and-out e-sports veteran Xiao Feng barely maintained his team. At this time, e-sports was far from its best era, and Xiao Feng’s team was misunderstood and ridiculed, but he persisted with the dream in his heart. In 2019, the combat genius in the game and the wheelchair boy in reality, Lu Xiaobei inherited his brother’s legacy and vowed to become an e-sports professional. He was invincible in the game but lost his eligibility to enter the professional team due to an accident. By chance, Lu Xiaobei and Xiao Feng met in a game map across time and space. In different times and spaces, they went from mutual suspicion to mutual trust. They set up their own battle team, studying tactics together and helping each other grow. Dreams are never easy, and the road of professional e-sports players is not easy, countless times repeated boring training, repeatedly failures did not make them give up. Different times, the same passionate youth. But when Lu Xiaobei and Xiao Feng encouraged each other to tide against the odds, an accident came…
Youth, Sport, Friendship
Yang Yang, Jiang Shuying
Ye Xiu, a top player in the online game “Glory”, was expelled from the club for various reasons. After leaving the professional world, he was taken in by Chen Guo, the owner of Xingxin Internet Cafe, and joined as a night-shift staff. With ten years of gaming experience, Ye Xiu does not intend to give up his beloved “Glory”. Ye Xiu restarted his ID account “Jun Mo Xiao”, holding an unfinished self-made weapon, Qian Ji San, and entered the game in the newly opened tenth district of Glory, starting his plan to return to the top. Ye Xiu met many new partners in the tenth district, formed a powerful team, and embarked together on the dream of the journey of glory.
Urban, Romance, Sport
Yang Zi, Li Xian
Han Shangyan meets Tong Nian, a soft and cute straight-A student by chance. The sunny and innocent Tong Nian falls in love with Han Shangyan at first sight. As the contact opportunities increase, Tong Nian is deeply attracted by Han Shangyan’s dedication to his dream and his sense of responsibility to the young people in his team. Because Han Shangyan’s dream is to lead his team to the world championship for China, he has been dedicated to his team for many years without any distractions. Tong Nian’s thoughtfulness, understanding, support, and tolerance make Han Shangyan, who was not good at expressing his feelings, gradually open his mind to his former brothers and family and gain understanding. In the end, they confess their true feeling in the hearts and encourage each other to go on the road to each other’s dreams hand in hand.
Youth, Romance, Sport
Wang Yibo, Wang Zixuan
The legendary team led by professional e-sports player Ji Xiangkong lost the champion in a world-level tournament. The team fell apart and Ji Xiangkong faced pressure from all sides to terminate his contract. At the moment when he was under serious siege, professional female commentator Qiu Ying appeared and encouraged Ji Xiangkong to return to the arena. With the companionship of love, the inspiration of friendship, and the support of the audience, Ji Xiangkong and his teammates overcame all the difficulties and returned to the limelight with a strong posture!
Youth, School, Romance
Yang Yang, Zheng Shuang
The straight-A student and school beauty, Bei Weiwei, aspires to be a game engineer. She played hard to be an online game master with the name of “芦苇微微/Lu Wei Weiwei”. Because she refused to upload her real photo and was mercilessly abandoned by her partner, “真水无香/Zhen Shui Wu Xiang”, but accidentally got the admiration of “一笑奈何/Yi Xiao Nai He”, the master in online Jianghu. In order to win the “Couple Challenge”, Weiwei readily agreed to ally with “一笑奈何/Yi Xiao Nai He” and form a couple to join the competition. They have been keeping in contact with each other in the net world, but Bei Weiwei never dreamed that the partner who was born to die all the way was the popular figure of the same school, her senior brother Xiao Nai. Whether online or offline, Xiao Nai is a master with outstanding ability. More coincidentally, he is the head of game development and testing. Online, they are a couple, offline, they are working partners, fate is so wonderful. When Bei Weiwei discovers this truth, they naturally get together…