Fake Marriage is a popular tag in Chinese dramas where the main characters enter into a fake marriage contract for various reasons. This trope often leads to unexpected romance and drama as the characters navigate their new relationship dynamic.
Urban, Romance, Drama
Liu Haikuan, Liu Yitong
The outwardly stern foreign chef, Wang Tingzhi, and his daughter, Wang Qianqian, along with the local "Little Chili" Huang Yilin and her grandmother Zhang Baoqin from Macau, are brought together by fate through a "house." As their emotions heat up over "delicious food," they eventually come together under the same roof and embark on a journey of love.
Urban, Romance, Family
Li Pei'en, Zheng Nanxi
Witnessing the death of her mother, Xu Nian developed PTSD and became mute. Deprived of her mother's care, her father brought a new lover into the family, along with a stepdaughter close in age to Xu Nian. From then on, Xu Nian faced her father's indifference, as well as the mistreatment and bullying from her stepmother Jiang Wanli and her daughter Xu Yao. However, Xu Nian always believed that there was more to her mother's death and, in order to uncover the truth, had to disguise herself as a weak and innocent mute girl. In reality, she was a kind-hearted yet highly intelligent "black lotus." The stern and domineering Gu Mingyan, with a childhood marked by paranoia due to past experiences, suspected a conspiracy involving the collusion between the Xu family and Gu Hongyu in the death of his father, Gu Tao. Upon discovering Xu Nian's true identity, Gu Mingyan decided to use her to uncover the truth. He craftily initiated a marriage contract with Xu Nian, officially cohabiting, unaware that he was the prey in Xu Nian's hunting game. The two engaged in a battle of wits, transitioning from mutual deception to genuine emotions on their journey of love.
Historical, Romance, Suspense
Ji Meihan, Chang Bin
Seven mysterious listeners are trapped on a deserted island with the best storyteller, Zhou Yu, and a wealth of clues on the island point to the Xu family's murder many years ago. The guests must use the clues in the six books to find the murderer of the Xu family's death. As the mystery unfolds, the truth emerges.
Urban, Romance, Suspense
Li Mozhi, Fan Zhixin
In a thrilling kidnapping case, Shen Manning accidentally meets her "doppelganger" Zhuang Xinyan. The rapid death of Xinyan leads the powerful and mysterious Yan Xingcheng to force Shen Manning to start her "second life", as her "fiancé". Shen Manning is dragged by Yan Xingcheng into the whirlwind of huge changes in the Zhuang family. They go from rivalry to working together to stabilize the Zhuang family, which almost collapsed. Yan Xingcheng also finally finds out the shocking truth about a secret case from 17 years ago ...... In the end, the truth about the unsolved case 17 years ago is revealed, and they realize the warmth of true love and the power of family. Together, Yan Xingcheng and Shen Manning set out on a new life with love.
Historical, Romance, Comedy
Xie Binbin, Wu Jiayi
Shen Yu was born in a medical family. She marries into the Zhou family with the purpose of clearing her family's name. However, her husband Zhou Yue is a girl who pretends to be a man. She then befriends Qi Zhang and Gao Mo. The four young men team up to investigate the cases. when they get closer to the truth, they are involved in the storm of the imperial court and engagement of love.
Luo Zheng, Ji Meihan
Bai Li, who is suspicious and has a great ability to make decisions, is known as “Lord Qiansui”, who meets Chen Youyou, a clever and cute girl from Fuxian City. In order to save her father’s life, Chen Youyou is forced to marry Bai Li, the eunuch who is highly relied upon by the city lord. From the initial attack and defense to the final warmth of each other, they are breaking the barriers with their hearts and staging a laughable love story in Fuxian City.
Historical, Romance, Suspense
Qiao Xin, Xu Zhengxi
Qiu Yan, the most unpopular young lady of the Qiu Family, emerged from the deep courtyard with her own hard work and wisdom and was able to navigate her way through a series of mysterious cases and tumble through difficulties. She and the cool prince Liang Yi went from fighting with each other to know each other. Finally, they gained their happiness and love.
Historical, Suspense, Romance
Esther Yu, Liu Yichang
Zhao Cuo is a playboy with a domineering personality. He met a female coroner Tian Sanqi by mistake and married her after a series of ludicrous stories. But soon after the marriage, he was involved in an unsolved case. It led Tian Sanqi and others to start a story of uncovering the conspiracy and solving the mystery.
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Zhang Yujian, Xu Xiaonuo
The popular star, Yi Han, suddenly had a car accident with Pei Youyou, a manicure girl with dreams of buying a house. However, although they were so different that they had to make a marriage contract under the butterfly effect of a long-planned secret photo incident. During this time, they have gradually developed an affection for each other. When their marriage contract was accidentally revealed, a long-planned conspiracy slowly surfaced, Yi Han’s career suffered an unprecedented crisis…
Chen Xingxu, Peng Xiaoran, Shawn Wei
Qu Xiaofeng, the ninth princess of Xizhou, went with her father to the capital to meet the Emperor of the Li dynasty. She accidentally met Li Chengyin, the prince and they were mistakenly involved in a crisis and became friends in trouble. Many years later, Li Chengyin approached Xiaofeng because of a marriage. They met but did not recognize each other, but they were attracted by each other’s kindness and justice and fell in love. The good times did not last long, Li Chengyin’s henchmen killed the tribe of Xiaofeng’s mother, Xiaofeng could not bear it and jumped down the legendary forgetting river with the intention of forgetting love, Li Chengyin also jumped down with her. When they met again, they had forgotten each other and everything related to each other. They started a marriage. But the conflict reeled them back together, and they fell in love again. After a great disaster, Xiao Feng restored memory, she was in a dilemma between love and hate, and Li Chengyin was also suffering because of her hatred. Eventually, Xiao Feng put aside her hatred, hoping that Li Chengyin can keep the world peaceful. Xiaofeng remembered when Li Chengyin jumped down the forgetful river after herself without any fear, the last thing Xiaofeng asked was to let Li Chengyin promise to live well, after the words Xiaofeng killed herself with her sword, they wrote a song of true love together.
Historical, Romance, Wuxia
Ju Jingyi, Zhang Zhehan
As the daughter of an Imperial Doctor, Han Yunxi lost her mother at a young age and has gone through various trials and tribulations. But she still maintains a positive and optimistic attitude. She has a talent for medicine and is well versed in traditional healing arts, but suffers from jealousy and ostracism. By coincidence, Yunxi married Lord Qin, Long Feiye. From then on she was caught in the middle of a treacherous court struggle. With her excellent medical skills, wise mind, and kind heart, Han Yunxi managed to detoxify for the court ministers, helped Long Feiye to detect the traitor, relieved the people of the country from the scourge of plague, and successfully cured the Prince who was infected with a strange disease. Han Yunxi is not only loved by the people for her benevolent attitude as a healer, but also helps Long Feiye to break all kinds of schemes and tricks that are harmful to the country and the people, and quell the unrest of the Chu Family. After a series of life changes, Yun Shi’s medical skills became more exquisite and won the affection of the King of Qin. They were indifferent to fame and fortune and studied medicine together, and eventually left the hustle and bustle of the palace and lived a happy life without contention.
Historical, Romance, Comedy
Bie Thassapak Hsu, Zhong Danni
A modern girl, Ye Jiayao accidentally returned to ancient times and became the daughter of the governor Ye Binghuai, Ye Jinxuan. When she woke up, she was taken into captivity in the Heifeng Zhai. By chance, she married Xia Chunyu, who was the prince but was lurking in the Heifeng Zhai. With different ideas, they met and triggered a series of ludicrous stories.
Urban, Youth, Romance
Dylan Xiong, Sierra Li
Lu Jinnian and Qiao Anhao met in a rainstorm when they were in middle school. After that, they had a secret affection for each other on campus but missed each other due to various misunderstandings. By chance, they became a real couple. When the misunderstanding was about to be solved, the showbiz’s “slings and arrows”, as well as the malicious obstruction of others made their love again in jeopardy!
Historical, Romance, Political
Guan Xiaotong, Song Weilong
In 464 A.D., Liu Ziye ascended to the throne. He was very tyrannical, and his half-sister, Princess Shan Yin, Liu Chuyu, was even more lascivious. The number one gang in Jianghu, Tianji Lou, wanted to overthrow Liu Ziye’s tyranny. Zhu Que came to the princess’s mansion, began to train her followers, and met Rong Zhi, who secretly developed an affection. In the end, Tianji Lou helped Liu Yu to seize the throne successfully, Liu Ziye was killed, and Zhu Que also “died” in the rebellion. Rong Zhi assisted and took Zhu Que to a neighboring country. In the neighboring country, Zhu Que learned that Rong Zhi was a follower of the Empress Dowager of Northern Wei. In order to seize the power of the Southern Dynasty, he lurked in the princess’s house and endured humiliation. When Zhu Que expressed her love for Rong Zhi, Rong Zhi chose the country and Zhu Que left sadly. Rong Zhi was actually deeply in love with Zhu Que, and in the face of Zhu Que’s resolute departure, he eventually chose Zhu Que.
Lee Da Hae, Zhou Mi
Yan Xicheng has a poor background, but he becomes a representative of a good actor through relentless struggle. He is positive and warm. Ye Huanying comes from a wealthy family and is a top actress in the entertainment industry who is arrogant and domineering, but in reality, she is a fragile and strong girl who lacks parental care and is caught in a family conspiracy that she can only resist alone. In the entertainment industry where they must disguise themselves, the two top actors create a fake marriage with their secrets. In the process of maintaining the fake marriage, they gradually discover another side of each other unknown, vulnerable, and hurt. They affect each other, heal each other, find their true hearts and true selves, and finally come together!
Yang Zi, Qiao Zhenyu
Xia Ran, a wedding planner, is suddenly asked by her boyfriend Jiang Jiannan to break up with her. When Jiang Jiannan goes missing, Xia Ran wants to find Jiang Jiannan to ask the truth, so by chance she meets Jin Zhihao, a young doctor who rents a flat with Jiang Jiannan. In order to dispel his mother's suspicion that he has not been in love for years, Jin Zhihao and Xia Ran make a deal: Xia Ran pretends to be Jin Zhihao's girlfriend; Jin Zhihao helps Xia Ran find Jiang Jiannan. Afterwards, they solve many cases together, helping others to fulfil their dreams and find happiness. Gradually, they develop an affection for each other. Unexpectedly, Jin's first girlfriend Nie Xuan appears. Jin Zhihao learns the truth about Nie Xuan's leaving at the time. When Xia Ran sees this, she wants to make her exit to fulfill Nie Xuan and Jin Zhihao's love. When Jin Zhihao is confronted with Nie Xuan's fierce pursuit, he realises that responsibility is no substitute for love; he and Xia Ran meet again, hug each other tightly and promise to face all problems together. Seeing Jin Zhihao and Xia Yan's sincere love for each other, Nie Xuan understands the true meaning of love. Love is not easy to come by, and at Xia Ran's nephew's full moon reception, everyone gathers together...