Genius Male Lead is a popular tag in Chinese dramas, referring to male characters who possess exceptional intelligence, skills, or talents that make them stand out from others. These male leads are often depicted as strategic thinkers and problem-solvers, using their intellect to overcome challenges and achieve their goals.
Urban, Romance, Medical
Luo Yunxi, Zhang Ruonan
Su Wei'an, a medical student carrying a rare gene for Huntington's disease, meets Gu Yunzheng, a Chinese neurosurgeon working in Africa. They go from disliking each other to overcoming obstacles and becoming close partners in their lives and research careers. With the encouragement and support of Gu Yunzheng, Su Wei'an takes courage and faces up to the limited time she has to live. She works together with Gu Yunzheng to research and combat Huntington's chorea. Su Wei'an donates her body to scientific research after her death due to an experimental accident, and Gu Yunzheng is fully committed to raising their children to join the medical field so that the medical research career for the benefit of mankind can be passed on from generation to generation.
Urban, Romance, Medical
Mark Chao, Mao Xiaotong, Jin Shijia
Zhou Xiaofeng is the Deputy Chief Physician of the Cardiology Department at Dongli Hospital. He has an introverted personality, strict self-discipline in both work and life, and is a key candidate for cultivation by the department head Bai Ji and the hospital leadership. He is a backbone figure in the Cardiology Department. He partners with Lin Yi, a straightforward and impulsive cardiovascular surgeon, in the Coronary Artery Team. The two have different medical philosophies, leading to significant differences. Lin Yi, who recently joined the hospital, used to focus solely on surgeries at Xili Hospital and lacked communication and collaboration with colleagues. His direct supervisor and mentor, Cao Nuoya, believed that this was not conducive to his growth. Therefore, he recommended Lin Yi to work at the newly established Heart Center at Dongli Hospital. Zhou Xiaofeng's sister, Fang Xiaoran, pursues her own ideals and aims to improve the relationship between her brother and their mother. She successfully enters Dongli Hospital and becomes an intensive care doctor in the Cardiovascular ICU. Throughout the process of treating and saving patients, these three individuals, starting from a lack of understanding and conflicts, gradually come to appreciate and support each other, evolving into excellent work partners.
Urban, Fantasy, Romance
Zhang Chao, Zong Yuanyuan
A female celebrity, Yan Mo, living in a future world, unexpectedly contracts a rare blood disease. The only person who can save her is the brilliant modern-day scientist Gu Yanzhi. To obtain Gu Yanzhi's blood, Yan Mo travels back in time to the present. She makes every effort to get close to Gu Yanzhi, only to discover that to acquire qualified blood, she must induce emotional factors within Gu Yanzhi. However, during the process of "teaching" Gu Yanzhi how to fall in love, Yan Mo and he unexpectedly develop mutual affection, thereby altering the destiny of both. This sets off a butterfly effect, leading to the imminent end of their lives. Gu Yanzhi and Yan Mo attempt to salvage the situation. As everything rewinds in a journey through time, the two realize that when it comes to love and life, they can only have one. Now, they must decide where to go from here.
Suspense, Crime, Thriller
Yao Chi, Kevin Xiao, Gong Wanyi
Wen Xiang is a young girl who just suffered a tragic family murder case. She has special powers. She meets a degenerate detective, Wang Ya. They help a magician, Mo Xe, who is involved in a murder case, to clear his name, and together they start the Wen Xiang Detective Agency. The three of them unravel the "fog" and solve a number of strange cases, but they also gradually "smell" the big boss "Nameless" behind the cases.
Youth, Romance, Drama
Sabrina Zhuang, Zhou Yiran
After her parents' divorce, Lin Yujing transferred to a new city with her father. Faced with a new build family, Lin Yujing felt uneasy in her heart, but she also received sincere love from her stepmother and stepbrother. Thinking it would be difficult to integrate into the new group, Lin Yujing quickly made friends with an interesting group of classmates at her new school. Her arrival also brought about a change in Shen Juan, her unsociable classmate. However, their settling lives were disrupted by Lin Yujing's mother, Lin Zhi, who forcefully took her back to their hometown. A year later, Lin Yujing and Shen Juan reunited at university, and she learned that Shen Juan had experienced a tragedy in his family and had yet to recover from the trauma of losing loved ones. With the help of Lin Yujing and their classmates, Shen Juan gradually emerged from the darkness and returned to the life arena that rightfully belonged to him. Lin Yujing also found her own life direction during her university life.
Romance, Comedy, Youth
Wu Jiayi, Liu Yichang
Two ignorant science students try to prove the existence of love using scientific methods. But in the process of experimenting, they fall in love and ”fight“ along the way, gaining love and healing each other. At Southeast University of Science and Technology, a well-known engineering university in China, the male-to-female ratio is as high as 7 to 1. However, Su Chengcheng, a female student majoring in biomedical engineering, has always been single. One day, a series of strange, romantic, and miraculous encounters occurred between Su Chengcheng and the "research god" Xiao Yuhe. Impulsively, Su Chengcheng went to Xiao Yuhe and made her first confession: "I like you." Unexpectedly, she was then brought into the top laboratory in the field of brain-machine interface - the Brain and Intelligence Laboratory, where she began to use scientific methods such as neuroscience, neurology, and psychology to verify her "liking". However, in this supposed sweet love experiment, Su Chengcheng discovered Xiao Yuhe's full "malice" - while struggling to survive in the laboratory, she also embarked on a funny and romantic journey with the "weird" academic elites in the laboratory.
Romance, Drama, Suspense
Bosco Wong, Zhang Yishang
In the 1930s, Lin Hao, the chief instructor of the mysterious organization "Hei Feng", escapes from the control of the organization by faking his death during a mission. He hides as a doctor in the Clinic of Wu family on the city suburbs and prepares to start a new life, but his encounters drag him into the centre of the "whirlpool" again. During his medical practice, Lin Hao meets a rebellious rookie policewoman, He Xinxin, and his identity arouses her suspicions. As the various cases in the city occured together, Lin Hao and He Xinxin become closer and closer, and their feelings warm up as they test each other. The connection between the various cases they deal with points to a conspiracy of plague twenty years ago. The mystery of Lin Hao's origins is also hidden in it, and the truth is about to emerge... Lin Hao decides to stand up for himself once again, together with his girlfriend He Xinxin, the head of the Flower City Chamber of Commerce Zhuang Yu, the young master, Zeng Fan, the cold and brilliant female assassin Leng Yuehan, and the clinic nurse Wu Ruolan, to find out the truth. But their rivals are always hiding behind them. The force likes a black hole that wants to draw them into the abyss.
Urban, Youth, Romance
Arthur Chen, Zhang Jingyi
Zhu Yun has just started her college life and her world has been changed completely by the intrusion of the “bad boy” Li Xun. He was treated by Zhu Yun as an uneducated rich guy, but his real identity is actually a special admission to the school, a rare programming genius. After a few encounters, both of them have some appreciation for each other. When senior Fang Zhijing makes trouble for Zhu Yun several times, Li Xun steps in to defend her and invites her to join the team he has formed to win a major programming competition on behalf of the school. During their time together, love gradually sprang up between them and they bravely came together in spite of their family differences. When they are getting closer and their business plan is close to success, Fang Zhijing indirectly causes Li Xun’s elder sister to have a car accident, and Li Xun is sentenced to jail for injuring Fang Zhijing under his grief and impulse. After being released from prison, Zhu Yun never gives up and helps Li Xun turn the tide, beating his rivals Fang Zhijing and Gao Jianhong in the business competition and taking back the company. In the end, Zhu Yun’s unreserved dedication allows Li Xun to finally cross the hurt brought about by his family and learn to open his heart and embrace the love that belongs to him.
Urban, Suspense, Fantasy
Li Yitong, Jin Han
Wu Yu and Tan Jiao met on a boat trip. They fell in love at first sight. After the trip, they both suffer from memory loss of varying degrees, with Wu Yu losing a few days after the trip and Tan Jiao losing nearly a year and a half. Wu Yu is a well-rounded academic with a promising future, but his life is turned upside down after the trip when his only family members, his mother and sister, are killed. He gives up his future to find out who is murderer and becomes a car mechanic. Tan Jiao reunites with him when she comes to fix her car. Then they would have a time-travel every half a month...
Youth, School, Fantasy
Lei Jiayin, Zhang Zifeng, Zhang Xincheng
After graduating from the philosophy department, Lin Zhaoxi’s life was not satisfactory. She had the seeds of mathematics buried in her heart, but due to her long time admiring her father Lin Zhaosheng and her first love Pei Zhi, two mathematical geniuses, she was not confident until she experienced two trips to parallel time and space and burst out with power beyond her imagination. The first time Zhaoxi came to the parallel time was when she was only twelve years old. With the help of Lin Zhaosheng, she spent a summer vacation in the Olympic summer camp, regained confidence in mathematics, and decided to take the initiative in life. On her second time travel, Lin Zhaoxi returned to her senior year of high school with Pei Zhi. In their side-by-side battle, Lin Zhaoxi gained the courage to face life in a positive way. Back in the real world, Lin Zhaoxi prepared for her graduate studies in mathematics while participating in a modeling competition to earn prize money to subsidize her family. In order to help her father, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, recover soon, Lin Zhaoxi and Pei Zhi work together to promote the research of P/NP problems and climb to the top of mathematics.
Suspense, Crime, Thriller
Zhang Yi, Karry Wang
When the ancient painting “Shui Lian” is stolen, the criminal investigation team leader Luo Jian is ordered to investigate, so he befriends a special talented college student Zhuang Wenjie. They cooperate to solve many strange cases.
Zhang Ruoyun, Hu Jun, Teresa Li
Xu Fengnian, the son of the King of Northern Liang, has finally become a master under the earnest expectation of his father Xu Xiao. Although the road is long and obstructive, he still keeps going through the whole journey of sharpening his sword skills. Xu Fengnian travels all the way to fight for his mother’s revenge. He is not only continuously improves his own martial arts training but also gathers many martial artists. He eventually becomes the King of Northern Liang. At the time of the invasion of the North Mang, Xu Fengnian returned to lead the army to fight against the North Mang. By the frame of the court, 300,000 Iron Riders of North Liang were mostly killed and wounded, but they still win the victory, Xu Fengnian finally left the Northen Liang palace and come back to Jiang Hu and live incognito.
Xing Zhaolin, Zhu Xudan
Lu Li is a female programmer who pursues her career aspirations and strives in the programming field. With her excellent resume and amazing intelligence, she succeeds in getting into the startup company established by Jiang Yicheng and also helps Jiang Yicheng to settle numerous difficult blind dates. Lu Li and Jiang Yicheng bonded over programming and became roommates by coincidence. Cute female programmer and arrogant narcissist president, staged a warm and sweet love romance during they were getting along.
Urban, Romance, Sport
Landy Li, Niu Junfeng
The talented young Go player, Sheng Jingchu, became famous as a dark horse and became a sensation in the Go world. Never giving any interviews, he has become the subject of many media reports. The intern reporter Cheng Liao helped Sheng Jingchu escape, but was misunderstood as his girlfriend, they faked a relationship, but did not expect to end up in love. Afterward, Sheng Jingchu suffered a loss in the competition, was kicked out of the studio by the master, his life fell to a low point, Cheng Liao had not left, they inspire each other. Eventually, Cheng Liao used new media to promote Go, to carry forward the tradition, and become an excellent cultural journalist. And Sheng Jingchu sticks on Go, hones his skills, makes more young people pay attention to Go, and becomes a new generation force to inherit the spirit of Chinese Go.
Suspense, Sci-fi, Thriller
Ray Cheung, Joseph Chang, He Dujuan
Li Tian, a physics genius, is obsessed with the study of “avant-garde science – the power of consciousness”. When his mother, the famous musician Mei Xueyan, is involved in a mysterious accident in Japan, Li Tian travels to Japan alone, not expecting to step into an elaborate criminal trap. Powerful enemies behind the scenes secretly manipulate Li Tian to carry out a series of criminal events using more sophisticated and avant-garde science than his. In Tokyo, Li Tian meets Zhang Ni, a lively and frank girl, and police officer Shan Qi who is in charge of investigating the case, and they form a detective team. They find a disabled newspaper reporter, Fu Bujie, who has been tracking the band for years, and learn that the truth is about a huge fire that happened twenty years ago during the band’s performance at the Luming Guan, and also about the shocking secret of Li Tian’s parents.
Youth, School, Romance
Chen Zheyuan, Rainbow Xu
The superior and unruly school hunk, Zhou Siyue, and the stubborn and cute Cinderella, Ding Xian, are deskmates and dislike each other in the beginning. But they gradually discover each other’s merits during their day-to-day life together and accompany each other through the valleys and confusions of their youth, and finally, achieve their target.
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Zhao Lusi, Liu Te
Gu Anxin, a young courier girl, accidentally knocks down Ling Yue, the president of the group who suffered an accident in the inheritance, and the “amnesia” Ling Yue asks that Gu Anxin should be responsible for him. Gu Anxin is forced to “pick up” Ling Yue home for treatment. The two people with very different personalities and vastly different identities collide in their cohabitation life, with the “wronged” heroine being “banged up” and the reserved hero being adorable, a lovely and interesting story with a sweet scent unfolding.
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.
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…
Zhang Yuxi, Ding Yuxi
Su Jinbei’s family had arranged an engagement for her at an early age, but she did not want to obey her parents’ arrangement and decisively ran away from the engagement. However, shortly afterward, she was hospitalized due to a car accident. She finds that she has lost her precious first kiss after waking up. The doctor in charge of Su Jinbei is a man named Zhou Shiyun. What Su Yuanbei didn’t expect was that this handsome and ruthless doctor was the “fiance” that she had avoided before. Su Jinbei immediately fell in love and pursued Zhou passionately, but she didn’t reveal her true identity. However, the clever Zhou Shiyun had already known Su Jinbei’s little trick and knew all about her. With such a huge difference in strength, can Su Jinbei be able to move this cool doctor?
Historical, Suspense, Fantasy
Zhang Ruoyun, Li Qin, Chen Daoming
Zhang Qing, a student of literary history at a university, was well versed in classical masterpieces, but his thesis proposition of analyzing ancient literary history with modern concepts was not approved by Professor Ye. In order to make Professor Ye his graduate advisor, Zhang Qing decided to further elaborate on the point he wanted to make by writing a novel. In his novel, Fan Xian, a teenager with a mysterious birth, has been living with his grandmother in the small seaside town of Tanzhou since he was a child. With the sudden visit of a teacher, his seemingly peaceful life began to face a number of crises and trials. Under the guidance of the mysterious teacher and a blindfolded guardian, Fan Xian became familiar with the medicinal properties of medicine, practiced and refined his martial arts, and then solved many dangerous situations one after another. Curious about the mystery of his birth, Fan Xian left Tanzhou and went to the capital. In the capital, Fan Xian experienced the warmth and coldness of the world and kept his insistence on justice and kindness, writing a glorious life legend.
Urban, Romance, Fantasy
Gong Jun, Ireine Song
After meeting a young girl with no sense of taste, a highly trained and highly regarded taste genius, Lu WeiXun, unexpectedly suffered a major setback in his life – he lost his sense of taste. HeBuzui did everything she could to help Lu Weixun out of her predicament. At the same time, Lu Weixun devised a whole set of methods to help He Buzui restore her sense of taste. He Buzui overcame all difficulties, accepted the devil’s training, deeply felt the hard work and efforts behind the industry elite, and experienced all kinds of wonderful flavors in the world. Lu Weixun and He Buzui have very different personalities, but in the process of getting along, the cool and lonely Lu Weixun was infected by the resilient and optimistic He Buzui. He Buzui grew up to be a highly qualified industry insider, and in the mutual help and cooperation with Lu Weixun, they were touched by each other’s sincerity, establishing a deep emotion and meeting their own love.
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!
Urban, Youth, Romance
Xing Fei, Lin Yi
As graduation approaches, Situ Mo, who has been used to following arrangements since she was a child, is confused about her future and tries out various arrangements. She is always unable to find the courage to make a choice for herself. As the old and new campuses merged, a physics student, Gu Weiyi, enters Situ Mo’s life. The humdrum life sparks a wave of laughter. Several times fights made Situ Mo and Gu Weiyi gradually get into each other’s hearts and mistakenly become co-rental allies. In the process of getting along, they put aside prejudice. With each other’s encouragement and help, they find a new direction in life and career but also harvest love. They experienced graduation, job hunting, and working together, and realized that the warmest time is to take the right path and do the right thing with the right person.
Suspense, Thriller, Crime
Zhang Zifeng, Neo Hou, Wang Duo
A heart transplant operation gives a young girl, Xia Zao'an, a dual personality, and her second personality, named Edison, has the ability of Reasoning. Edison draws Xia Zao'an into a series of serial murder plots. To help her friend Xia Zao'an find out the secret behind Edison's personality, deductive genius Mi Kaka forms a school genius crime-solving team with her. The kidnapping of a classmate, the murder of the head teacher, and the strange and mysterious senior, Qi Mu, are all seemingly unrelated clues that are threaded together. The killer is directly linked to a mysterious organization called "Poker". What is the organization, why did they carry out the serial murders, and who is Edison's true identity, there is more than one truth behind the mystery.
Urban, Romance, Business
Tong Dawei, Joe Chen, Wang Yibo
In order to satisfy his wife Lin Yue's wish to live alone and leave his parents, Ding Fang, a post-70s uncle, leads his colleagues to ask for a salary increase, only to be fired by the boss and forced to work for the post-90s Zhai Zhiwei. When Lin Yue learns of this, and with the "help“ of her "best friend" Tang Xiaogang, Lin Yue divorces Ding and chooses Tang Xiaogang. Ding Renjian is at a low point in his life. Zhai Zhiwei's company is closed down because of Tang Xiaogang, and his father passed away, which leads to Zhai's downfall. After Ding Renjian loses his job again, he moves into An Qinghuan's house, a post-80s white-collar worker. Then, he and An Qinghuan help Zhai Zhiwei to get out of the "darkness". Finally, they get together as they wish, and Zhai Zhiwei grows up to be a mature and responsible man.