2023 Chinese Drama List

Chinese Drama - General Male Lead

General Male Lead tag in Chinese dramas, typically featuring male characters who are skilled military commanders or leaders. These dramas often showcase epic battles, political intrigue, and romantic subplots. Discover the top Chinese dramas with the General Male Lead tag on this list.

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  • Love Like The Galaxy

    #1

    Historical, Romance, Political
    Leo Wu, Zhao Lusi
    Cheng Shaoshang, was a “left-behind child” who live with her grandmother due to the war, and her aunt intends to raise her as a good-for-nothing. Faced with many traps, Cheng Shaoshang fakes absurdity and learns the knowledge in order to stay alive, hiding her strength and waiting for the return of his parents. But when the dark clouds are lifted and the moon becomes clear, it is difficult to regain the love of family due to years of estrangement. The love-starved Cheng Shaoshang meets the emperor’s foster son Ling Buyi, the talented Yuan Shen, and Lou Yao, a son of a powerful family, all of whom have their own strengths and weaknesses. When it comes to choosing the right person to marry, Cheng Shaosheng is both self-conscious and pragmatic, and despite the emotional road ups and downs, she never regrets her choices. During her time with Ling buyi, she was also involved in the mystery of Ling’s family by accident. Cheng Shaosheng has repeatedly made great achievements and learned from Ling’s family relationships how to get along with her parents and how to manage her love. At the same time, Cheng Shaoshang and Ling Buyi also grew up in these experiences, slowly reconciling with themselves and their families, and holding on to their inner justice, and working together to solve the national crisis, making a good legendary.
  • One and Only

    #2

    Historical, Romance, Political
    Ren Jialun, Bai Lu
    The young and successful Lord Zhou Shengchen, who was determined to serve his country all his life, was known for his strict style and humility. The only daughter of the famous Cui clan, Cui Shiyi, was born as the future prince’s concubine, and was sent by her elders to the Zhou mansion to learn the art. Cui Shiyi’s kind and lovely, lively and intelligent personality, is loved by everyone in the mansion, and improve her skill quickly. During their time together, Cui Shiyi admired Zhou Shengchen’s ambition and elegant character, and unknowingly fell in love with the general. Cui Shiyi is Zhou Shengchen’s strongest backing and warmest support, whether it is waiting for good news at the mansion or fighting alongside him. They like each other, but keep their love in the heart. The border is once again in an emergency, and Zhou Shengchen is obliged to lead the troops to war, while Cui Shiyi has to bear the responsibility of the family’s reputation and marry the Crown Prince. Zhousheng Chen endured the torture of boning for the sake of the people and the world and died tragically. When Cui Shiyi knew the news of Zhousheng Chen’s death, she did not want to live alone and didn’t want to marry her enemy Liu Zixing, so she jumped from the city wall.
  • General's Lady

    #3

    Historical, Romance, Comedy
    Tang Min, Caesar Wu, Cao Junxiang
    Shen Jin, a pampered young lady from the royal family, married far away to the border because of the emperor’s grant of marriage. She fell in love with her husband, General Chu Xiuming, at first sight, but, because of her special status, she could not successfully integrate into the army of the Chu family. In order to gain dignity and love in a brand new environment, Shen Jin gradually puts off her delicacy and hypocrisy, and with her unique resources and good ideas, she solved problems for the soldiers at the border. She established her prestige and gains the support of the soldiers step by step. The emperor became more and more suspicious of the Chu army and took Shen Jin’s parents as hostages and gave her a secret edict to be a royal spy to monitor the Chu army. The Chu family army and Shen Jin experienced a lot of hardships. They gained a happy marriage while defending the peace of the country.
  • Love You Seven Times

    #4

    Historical, Fantasy, Romance
    Yang Chaoyue, Ding Yuxi
    Xiao Xiangzi was originally a cloud, but was immortalized by the Immortal Matchmaker and worked in his Pavilion. Chu Kong was a disciple of the Immortal Mao Ri. He had ever mistakenly entered the matchmaker’s pavilion and been taken as a bad guy. He also broke Xiao Xiangzi’s fan, so they quarreled and accidentally messed up the red line, resulting in the three worlds of marriage chaos. The Heavenly Emperor punished them to go through seven lives of love before they can return to heaven, the story also began from then on!
  • Wonderland of Love

    #5

    Historical, Romance, Drama
    Xu Kai, Jing Tian
    When the dynasty is in turmoil and imperial power is at risk, Li Yi, the grandson of the emperor, is forced to take on the important task of quelling the rebellion. He and Cui Lin, the only daughter of a general are each leading an army in the dispute. They fight against each other among various forces and fall in love during several encounters, staging a romantic love story.
  • The Sleepless Princess

    #6

    Historical, Romance, Fantasy
    Zheng Yecheng, Hu Yixuan
    The ninth Princess Xu Chuyue and the decisive General Xue Yao have never interacted before, but they were brought together by a palace assassination. Xue Yao blocked an arrow to save the princess, and the princess concealed his identity in return for saving her life. They were granted a marriage by the emperor, living together. Their grudges and misunderstandings were solved. Xue Yao thought that the princess was very strange, so he not only put her on an ankle chain but also tied her to a stake as an arrow target, in order to force her to tell him what she had seen and heard that night at the palace. The princess was also dissatisfied with Xue Yao’s attitude. After her marriage, she repeatedly escaped, although she was also afraid of the general, she was determined to pursue freedom. However, they fell in love because of sleeping together. Because Chuyue discovered that Xue Yao can cure nightmares, she gradually attached to him, and the general also gradually treated the lovely princess with tenderness.
  • The Legend of Zhuohua

    #7

    Historical, Romance, Drama
    Jing Tian, Feng Shaofeng
    The female official, Mu Zhuohua, resists the traditional marriage system and is determined to pursue her career. Liu Yan, the god of war,  is suffering from failure and bears the feud of his country. They are redeemed by each other, and fall in love with each other. They work together to guard the country.
  • Fighting for Love

    #8

    Historical, Romance, Military
    Crystal Zhang, Zhang Haowei
    The Duke of Nan Xia, the family of A Mai, was killed by Chen Qi, a childhood friend. After a few years, A Mai grew up to be a young girl and dressed as a man in Jianghu to seek revenge on Chen Qi. By chance, she saved Shang Yizhi, the son of the Princess, and then helped him to escape from his predicament many times. Their fates have been intertwined ever since. When war broke out, A Mai took off her makeup and entered the military camp, becoming an infantryman. Later on, with her excellent military skills, she repeatedly achieved miraculous successes and became Marshal Mai. At the same time, she also found herself and achieved greatness through assisting Shang Yizhi, who was in danger of surviving. On the battlefield, A Mai fought with the enemy general Chang Yuqing repeatedly. But outside the battlefield, they always experienced life and death together by mistake. They cherished each other. But in the face of the brutal war, A Mai resolutely put aside her love affair and defended her army with her youth. In the end, A Mai left the army after the war, returned as a girl, lived in seclusion, and finally found her happiness.
  • Gone with the Rain

    #9

    Historical, Romance
    Zhang Nan, Wang Yuwen, Sun Yizhou
    In the early years of the Jing Kingdom's Anping era, when the young emperor was on the throne, the Marquis of Mingde, Zhong Yuqi, and the Prime Minister, Wu Lang, provoked the governors of various states to rebellion, causing warfare and unrest among the people. In the capital city of Jingzhou, Mo Xi, the niece of official Bai Wentai, and Feng Yao, her daughter are accidentally caught in the conflict...
  • Extremely Perilous Love

    #10

    Historical, Romance
    Daisy Li, Wang Zuyi
    The daughter of a medical expert, Xu Yin, seeks revenge for her father's tragic poisoning by General Gu Shenghan, who was crippled. Xu Yin is determined to avenge her father and is willing to change her appearance. She switches identities with the daughter of the Prime Minister, Xu Qingqing, and marries into the general's household, becoming the wife of Gu Shenghan. Gu Shenghan hides deep secrets and remains cautious around his new wife. However, as they spend time together daily, he soon recognizes her as the doctoress who treated him years ago, Xu Yin. He embarks on a domineering path to protect his wife at all costs, despite Xu Yin attempting to kill him numerous times. Both Xu Yin and Gu Shenghan continually test each other's identities, transforming from bitter enemies to cooperating in resolving crises and standing side by side. Eventually, they become a real couple, overcoming all obstacles together.
  • A Familiar Stranger

    #11

    Historical, Romance, Fantasy
    Ke Ying, Cheng Lei
    The daugther of the Prime Minister's House, Shen Qin, does not want to be a tool for her father to maintain political stability. On the eve of her marriage, she uses the location of the makeup artist Shi Qi's sister to coax Shi Qi into a forced face swap in exchange for a new identity. Shi Qi wakes up but find that she has taken on Shen Qin's face and that the man she is marrying is Xiao Hansheng, who she fell in love with at first sight years ago. Shen Qin, who takes on the appearance of Shi Qi, stays with her beloved Lord Ning in a new identity, while Shi Qi marries into the general's house with Shen Qin's face. In daily interactions, Xiao Hansheng gradually discovers that the girl with Shen Qin's face in front of him seems to have a lot of similarities with the girl he could not forget years ago, but her looks are completely different, and Shi Qi's secret is gradually revealed ...... Shen Qin, who is staying with King Ning in her new identity as she wishes, finds that not only has Lord Ning not fallen in love with her, but he often goes looking for Shi Qi, who with her face and has married into the general's house. She doesn't know if Lord Ning regrets abandoning her or if he has fallen in love with the Shi Qi who has her face .....
  • Follow My Dear General

    #12

    Historical, Romance, Comedy
    Hei Ze, Zhang Jialin, Dai Chao
    The first female thief of the An Hun Ge, who wants to quit her job and retire to the countryside, is given the task of stealing the map of the southern border from General Dingnan, the god of war of the Dongrui Kingdom. But in the period of infiltrating the General's side as a personal attendant, she falls in love with the loyal general and learns about the righteousness of the country. Later, she joins the General in the fight against the enemy and the spies of other countries.
  • Only Love You

    #13

    Historical, Fantasy, Romance
    Peng Chuyue, Zhao Qing
    Jin Se, the Holy Maiden of the Fox Clan, falls in love with the cold-faced General Gu Yunshen, breaking through societal boundaries to become a couple. They meet and get to know each other in their youth but separate due to misunderstandings. Later, when Jin Se infiltrates the palace as part of a revenge plan to protect the Fox Clan, she once again encounters Gu Yunshen...
  • The Little Wife of the General

    #14

    Historical, Romance, Fantasy
    Cui Yuxin, Wei Xiao
    After an accident, Su Qianqian, a Michelin chef, finds herself in a miserable situation as the daughter of a concubine of the Duke's family and is forced to marry the overbearing General Chu Junyao. But Chu Junyao is in love with someone else, so Su Qianqian begins a journey of chasing after him, and making a career with her culinary skills, eventually winning both love and career.
  • The General's Sweety

    #15

    Historical, Fantasy, Romance
    Huang Youtian, Guo Xinyu
    Chef Li Lan accidentally enters the world of the manga "The General's Sweety" and forms a bond with the aloof general, Wang Jin. In order to repay the debts left by Li Lan's father, the two of them jointly open a restaurant. Li Lan, with her modern marketing methods and excellent culinary skills, expands the business. She not only repays the debt but also becomes the richest person in Qingshui County.
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