The Jealous Male Lead tag in Chinese dramas typically features a male protagonist who becomes possessive and jealous of the female lead, leading to dramatic plot twists and romantic tension. This popular trope often involves themes of love, betrayal, and redemption.
Historical, Romance, Fantasy
Bai Lu, Zhang Linghe
Jiang Xuening once struggled hard to become a queen, only to be driven to suicide in a palace mutiny. Now, Jiang Xuening's dream is to get away from power and take charge of her own life. But by chance she enters the palace as a companion, becoming a student of the imperial teacher Xie Wei, and meets Xue Shu, the niece of Empress Dowager Xue, who enters the palace at the same time. Jiang Xuening is taught by Xie Wei, while secretly plotting to stop Yan Lin from the event "Blood Crown Ceremony". Through Jiang Xuening and Xie Wei's planning, the lives of the Yan family are saved. After the Ritual, Jiang Xuening inadvertently involves herself in the government's plan to eradicate the Pingnan Lord's rebellious party. She goes into the enemy's camp with Zhang Zhe, and at a critical moment, Jiang Xuening defends Zhang Zhe with her body, but they are unable to be together in the end. When an enemy country, Dayue, invades the country, Princess Shen Zhiyi resolutely embarks on marriage to seek peace. In order to save her friend Shen Zhiyi, Jiang Xuening accompanies Xie Wei north to invade Da Yue. In the midst of many crises, Xie Wei protects Jiang Xuening even to the extent of hurting himself, and they gradually develop a love for each other. However, a bigger conspiracy gradually emerges, which points to the truth of the Pingnan Lord incident 20 years ago. In the end, Jiang Xuening and Xie Wei work together to uncover the truth, and Jiang Xuening uses her love to change Xie Wei, and they finally get together.
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.
Romance, Urban, Comedy
Vin Zhang, Janice Wu
Xiang Yuan, the daughter of Donghe Group, was assigned to save the Xi’an branch, which was on the verge of closing down, starting her own adventure. Xiang Yuan met Xu Yanshi, the school charming she had been chasing for so long. Xu Yanshi was in deep adversity, facing the unfairness of the workplace but still insisted on his dream of becoming a navigation engineer. Xiang Yuan grew up in the process of dealing with the company’s crisis and became independent. They supported and fell in love with each other and went on a journey together to realize the dream of Chinese BeiDou navigation research.
Teresa Li, Zhang Chao, Zhou Junwei
Qiu Yuan once dreamed of becoming a restorer of cultural relics, but was unable to get into the business. After accidentally meeting Qin Zhiyuan, a restoration master who is also the owner of Iu Xin Zhai. Qin Zhiyuan uses Qiu Yuan's technique to solve the crisis of Iu Xin Zhai, but puts Qiu Yuan in danger and they become acquainted. Qiu Yuan begins a career in restoration under Qin Zhiyuan's tutelage and develops affections during their time together. However, Zuo Huairen, whom Qiu Yuan had a crush on years ago, suddenly returns to China to fight for the "Twelve Flower Gods". Zuo Huairen uses Luo Youqian and Qiu Yuan to set up Qin Zhiyuan, but his love and hatred for Qiu Yuan puts her in pain. In the end the controversy subsides, Qin Zhiyuan and Qiu Yuan continue their career as restorers of cultural relics.
Romance, Sport, Youth
Gina Jin, Wang Anyu
Luo Na, the assistant coach of Nanhu University’s track and field team, discovers Duan Yucheng, a sunny young boy with great potential and a deep love for the sport of the high jump. They work together on the track and field to achieve their dreams and gain love at the same time.
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?
Zhang Zhixi, Thomas Tong
It is rumored that the elder daughter of Prince Yun, Yun Qianyue, is a “playgirl”, arrogant and domineering, who can’t read a word. In fact, the reason why Yun Qianyue makes the rumor spread to the public, she doesn’t wanna marry into the royal family and disguise for decades. As early as ten years ago, Yun Qianyue has been in love with Rong Jing, the son of Prince Rong, but it was oppressed by the imperial power. Rong Jing, the Prince of Rong who has extremely good looking, has been ill for ten years due to the suffering of cold poison for love inducing. In order to give each other a chance, Yun Qianyue triggers the Phoenix Suffering, as the cost, she lost her memory. However, even though Yun Qianyue has lost her memory, she has not lost her soul, and in the 10,000-year cold pool, there seems to be some kind of belief supporting her to go out of the predicament. In the end, the predicament was solved, and Rong Jing also healed, they finally came together.
Luo Zheng, Huang Riying
In Biyun County, which is known as “Tian Xia Bu Ye Cheng”, the affectionate, brisk, and quirky girl A Fan and the handsome magistrate Tao Junran who is good at literary and martial, through a series of treacherous life encounters in a joyful daily life, finally recognizing their own wishes and being in love with their beloved ones.
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, Youth
Lin Yanjun, Wan Peng
Sang Wuyan, a graduating senior, dreams of becoming a broadcaster, working as an anchor assistant at a radio station, and likes a mysterious songwriter with the pseudonym “Yi Jin”. Sang Wuyan falls in love at first sight with Su Nianqin, whom she meets by chance, only to find out later that she is an aloof and visually impaired person. Sang Wuyan peels away Su Nianqin’s arrogant and indifferent shell like an onion until he finds out that Su Nianqin is the lyricist “Yi Jin” and falls in love. The tug-of-war between hard-won happiness and fear of losing it, they are desperately trying to protect their love, and finally break up due to the pressure of reality and misunderstanding. Three years later, Sang Wuyan becomes a radio host, and Su Nianqin has her eyes cured and takes on family responsibilities to learn how to manage a business, so they meet again on different paths in life and finally overcome the difficulties to come together.
Chen Youwei, Xu Yiyang
Jiang Dian, a college student, has suppressed his heart in the face of the pressure brought by his family. But he accidentally has a deep bond with Cheng Feng, who is older than him and in a slump due to the setback of her dance career. How to chase Cheng Feng, become his years of obsession.
Victoria Song, Luo Yunxi
Qiu Jianing, a woman scientist, is a core researcher in the laboratory of the Source Project at a leading pharmaceutical group in China. She is determined to conquer her subject and prove her strength to the scientific community while establishing her country’s position in biosciences. As the trial reaches the clinical stage, a new researcher, Zhou Xiaoshan, arrives in the lab. Zhou Xiaoshan’s wisdom attracts Qiu Jianing’s attention, while Qiu Jianing’s beauty and strength also stir up Zhou’s calm heart, but Zhou Xiaoshan’s real identity is a broker who comes to take away Qiu Jianing’s research results. However, Qiu Jianing was inspired by the older generation of scientists to defend her scientific achievements. In the process, her dedication to the cause and her commitment to the country also infected Zhou Xiaoshan, and eventually, Jia Ning and Xiaoshan completed their research together, bringing honor to the country.
Urban, Romance, Youth
Sierra Li, He Yu
Lin Yang, is a 31-year-old young woman, with nothing but a rented two-room apartment. When she is living a life with no expectations and no passion, the 24-year-old Lu Zheng’an who she grew up with, suddenly returns from his studies and enters her life. Through various means, he succeeded in moving into Lin Yang’s house and even entered Lin Yang’s work and became her customer. The 24-hour non-stop touch completely changes Lin Yang’s life, and she is constantly reminded that Lu Zhengan is just a little brother she grew up with. But Lu Zheng’an is too good at flirting, he activates her little girl’s heart, unknowingly she has a strong dependence and even loves Lu. From little brother to boyfriend, from growing up together to growing old together, he grew up for her, learning responsibility and commitment, and she became a little girl because of him, learning to show weakness and coquetry.
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.
Esther Yu, Ding Yuxi
The new well-known author Zhou Chuan has always claimed that the network era editor is behind the times. Unexpectedly he encounters the fledgling editor, Chu Li, from Yuan Yue Publishing House. And he finds that she is actually his net friend Hou Zi Jun. The book fans call Zhou Chuan “Gongzi Chuan” as gentle as jade, but Chu Li regards him as a joker with two faces. The mischievous girl and the playboy author love each other online and hate each other offline, hand in hand to write the book, grow together, write an extraordinary sweet love story.
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Shen Yue, Jasper Liu, Dai Yunfan
Gu Renqi lives an isolated and closed life because of his dysfunctional family and has a fetish for cleanliness. Shi Shuangjiao has a beautiful family but suffered a car accident, loses her mother, and has been unkempt ever since. These two person who does not fit in, become the same cleaning company’s superiors and subordinates, just like a pair of a happy couple. After getting to know each other in the workplace, they begin to sympathize with each other. Under the influence of Gu Renqi, Shi Shuangjiao gradually overcomes the pain of losing her mother and faces herself again, and their relationship gradually heats up. One day, Shi Shuangjiao learned that her mother’s death was not an accident, but the culprit might be Gu Renqi’s grandfather. Gu Renqi is plunged into guilt and breaks up with Shi Shuangjiao. Gu Renqi cooperates with the police investigation and discovers that the perpetrator of the accident was the Gu family’s driver and Gu Renqi’s grandfather was framed by the driver. The misunderstanding is solved, Shi Shuangjiao and Gu Renqi get back together. They realize that a clean and positive mind is the key to a better life. Gu Renqi changes himself and becomes a young man who can embrace life. They grow and bring the high-end cleaning service into the homes of ordinary people together, becoming the hygiene guards of thousands of households and regaining their dreams and values in life.
Urban, Romance, Suspense
Tsao Yu Ning, Yu Yue
Ruan Nianchu, a quirky drama actress, and Li Teng, a cool guy with a good face, meet accidentally. Li Teng saves Ruan Nianchu in the midst of a crisis, and they have a mutual affection for each other. However, their trajectory of life is different, so they part ways. Five years later, a reunion shatters Ruan Nianchu’s life. Their relationship is heating up rapidly, but they encounter many obstacles. After solving one after another misunderstandings and crises, hand in hand, they fight together to crack the conspiracy of the villain and return to an ordinary and happy life.
Urban, Romance, Business
Chen Shujun, Ross Chen
Su Bei, a fashion designer who was once framed and forcibly sent abroad, returns to China as a gold medal model agent after seven years. In order to investigate the truth about the suicide of her only relative, Aunt Lan, Su Bei has to curb herself and approach her ex-husband, Lu Nan, who sent her abroad and has not contacted her for seven years, in the guise of a virtuous wife. Su Bei only wants to find out the truth at that time. With the help of Lu Nan, she finally undoes her heart knots in her mind and regains the original heart. Finally, they resolve their misunderstanding and reunite.
Youth, Romance, Comedy
Chen Jingke, Yan Zhichao
On one side is a bossy CEO, and on the other side is a princess in distress, their personalities and life experiences are very different, so they look at each other with displeasure. Because of an accident, they have to reach a “contract marriage” agreement. The fake couple starts a “cohabitation” life. In the midst of friction and hardship, the relationship between them develops from a quarrelsome and loving couple, into sympathetic friends and confidants or even lovers.
Historical, Romance, Fantasy
Kevin Xiao, Tian Xiwei
Su Xiaohe inadvertently finds a “blue soul pearl” and awakens the prince of Meow Star from the DW galaxy. The Meow Star Prince is transformed into the tall, handsome and mysterious Mo Xiuran(Xiao Kaizhong), and by chance, Su Xiaohe enters into a “master-servant contract”, which leads to a super-concentrated sweet love that crosses galaxies and ethnic groups, and together they uncover the hidden secrets behind all this in the adventure. In the adventure, they uncover the hidden secrets behind all this.
Historical, Fantasy, Romance
Gong Jun, Jade Cheng
In the midst of her life with his new husband Zhong Wumei, Lin Luojing's personal guard Liu Xiuwen returns to Shengjing in the identity of Prince Qi Yu, vowing to compete with Zhong Wumei and snatch his wife at the same time. Faced with the internal and external struggles of power, trials, and dangers, Lin Luojing and Zhong Wumei work together to overcome the crisis and finally return to the real world, and Lin Luo Jing also becomes an employee of the game company.
Zhou Yutong, Gong Jun
Lu Fangning, the general manager of a large home furnishing company, was a proud girl who was beautiful, talented, and wealthy. However, at the age of 30, due to the pressure of family and career, Lu Fangning urgently needed a husband and a child of her own. At that moment, Ling Rui, a surgeon, appeared in front of her. With his excellent professionalism, handsome appearance and angelic heart, Ling Rui became the perfect husband in Lu Fangning’s heart. So, Lu Fangning tried every possible means to finally marry Ling Rui. After the marriage, Lu Fangning, who acted tough, began to face up to her own life problems, tried to change. She and Ling Rui also gradually developed an affection for each other. But this marriage was gradually out of the imagination of both sides under the family and career turmoil. Lu Fangning, who was suffering from a career crisis, had the intention of divorce. But Ling Rui’s persistence and insistence, made her really understand the true meaning of love and marriage. They were determined to face everything bravely in their marriage and embrace a better each other!
Ren Yankai, Serena Cheng
Su Jian’an, an unfamous novel author, was caught in a family inheritance crisis. In order to continue her dream of writing novels, she had no choice but to sign a “contract marriage” with her high school rival, Lu Boyan, who has become a boss in the investment industry. With different characters and childhood misunderstandings, they started a “sweet cohabitation war”. At the same time, Lu Boyan also tried every possible way to intervene in Su Jian’an’s novel creation, hoping that Su Jian’an would find inspiration from himself. Their love for each other deepened during the cohabitation and creation process. But new crises from career and family came. In the end, they overcame many obstacles to usher in the success of love and career.
Youth, School, Romance
Darren Chen, Chen Yao
Sang Tian is a lovely girl. On her 18th birthday, she made a wish to enter the skating team of her mother’s alma mater, Liu Ye University Sports Academy. However, she failed the skating entrance exam and was hired for the hockey team by accident. Since the hockey team does not recruit girls, she had to disguise herself as “Sang Tian” and dress up as a man. She thought her plan was perfect, but the appearance of the “prankster boy”, Wen Bing, made her feel bad. The two have been in a bad relationship outside of school, but now they were living in the same dormitory. After one-by-one fights, they went from disliking each other to admiring each other. They and their teammates struggled hard and won the championship of the college league. But Sang Sweet’s secret was eventually exposed and she had to leave Liu Ye. But at this moment, there was the good news that Liu Ye will recruit the first girls’ hockey freshmen next year. So Sang Tian regained her hope, restored the appearance of a young girl, put on the armor, and started a new dream journey together with Wen Bing.
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Xing Zhaolin, Liang Jie
Chen Jiaxin is a new-coming assistant in a law firm, and Wang Xiyi is a corporate heir with an elite education. They met by chance on a cruise to the Bahamas. They quickly entered into a marriage accidentally. After the marriage, Chen Jiaxin was pregnant and was determined to give up her job to devote herself to her family. They also developed a mutual affection for each other during their time together. After the accidental miscarriage, Chen Jiaxin left to study in Hungary. After a series of trials and tribulations and with the help of friends, she eventually grew up to be a new potter. After missing his lover for three years, Wang Xiyi waited in silence and learned that a mature man should take responsibility for his family and career. After a chance reunion with Chen Jiaxin in Hungary, he was finally forgiven. They grew up together through all the difficulties in life.
Historical, Romance, Comedy
Zhao Lusi, Ding Yuxi
Chen Xiaoqian is a screenwriter who is always single since her birth. She has worked hard and finished writing a costume drama. The drama should have started shooting smoothly, but it collapsed. Because the actor Han Mingxing questioned too much about the script’s emotional scenes. She can’t keep in her indignation, swear to prove her ability, but she entered the world of her script accidentally. becoming the third princess of Hua Yuan City, who is exalted but with a bad reputation. She should be a female supporting role in the drama, who can’t survive more than three episodes. But in order to survive, she opens a new scriptwriter, reverses her ridiculous life, and finally learns to love and grows up with Han Shuo, the young lord of Xuan Wu city, and Pei Heng, the superstar of Hua Yuan City, who has a perfect persona and appearance.
Leon Leong, Eleanor Lee, Pei Zitian
22-year-old Liu Nuannuan was forced to leave the girl group and started from zero. After stumbling into society, she encountered Han Che, a talented young visual artist with “hypermnesia”. In order to fulfill his grandmother’s last wish, Han Che returned from abroad to undertake the “Recreating Dunhuang” project. Han Che has no choice but to take in the unkempt and embarrassed Nuannuan. With her unique aesthetic talent and hardworking, Nuannuan soon became the best clerk in the clothes store and was promoted to the head office. Liu NuanNuan encountered various tests but was accepted into the design department. Learning along the way made her grow quickly and gradually found a new direction in life. She also used her accumulated dressing experience to develop a treasure trove of civilian dressing. She was determined to make more ordinary people become beautiful and confident. Han Che accompanied Nuannuan all the way. Although their relationship experienced a lot of misunderstandings and challenges, there were also warmth and sweetness. They worked together to combine trendy clothes with Dunhuang culture, showing the cultural treasures to the world in a splendid modern form. In the end, Han Che held Nuannuan’s hand and sayid: Nuan Nuan, Enlighten Me!
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…
Urban, Youth, Romance
Lai Guanlin, Zhao Jinmai
Xia Miaomiao, is an ordinary girl who is not attractive in class. She has dark skin, wears near-sighted glasses, which are as thick as the bottom of a wine bottle, and her grades are barely satisfactory, but she is lively and cheerful and likes to help people with their problems. When she met Liang Younian, who also liked to think about other people, Miao’s heart rippled for the first time. Liang Younian gave her the courage to follow her heart, and her youthful impulses became a motivation to move forward. A youthful metamorphosis came as expected.
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.
Historical, Fantasy, Romance
Xu Kaicheng, Hu Yixuan
Ru Xiaolan, A young girl knowing Ying and Yang skills, accidentally traveled through time and space to become a cat in ancient times and meets Qing Moyan, a young minister of the Da Lisi Temple, who was suffering from Gu Du (disease due to noxious agents produced by various parasites). They discovered that they can relieve each other’s magic spell and Gu Du through an accidental kiss. Thus, with their own purposes, they searched together for the “five-colored stones” and “ghost herb” that were scattered all over the world to lift the spell and eliminate Gu Du. During this period, Ru Xiaolan and Qing Moyan solved numerous suspense cases, but also started the love adventure.
Youth, School, Romance
Anson Qiu, Hou Peishan
At the beginning of the new school year, Zhang Jingmei started her new life with the imagination of a good campus. She has been pretending to be a “lady”, but by mistake, she has gotten into trouble with the number one “bully” on campus, Long Riyi. In order to maintain her image, Zhang Jingmei reluctantly becomes the “slave” of Long Riyi, during which she must obey any unreasonable arrangement of Long Riyi, and must also accept his sudden harassment at any time. After some unsuccessful coordination of tolerance, Zhang Jingmei finally could not stand it anymore and decided to launch a counter-attack plan and began to collect all the weaknesses in the life of Long Riyi. Thus, a battle of “freedom” began…