The Terminal illness tag in Chinese dramas refers to a storyline that revolves around a character or characters who are suffering from a life-threatening disease. This theme often explores the struggles and emotions of the characters.
Medical, Life, Friendship
Peng Guanying, Gai Yuexi, Gao Xin
Graduation season, Wang Yangming, a medical Ph.D. graduate, entered the emergency department of Ankang Hospital as an intern. He was forcibly assigned by the director of the emergency department, Guan Laoda, as an apprentice to Lo Qingnqi, who wanted to resign, and was despised. Liu Fei, who joined at the same time as Wang Yangming, had outstanding abilities. The disdain from Lo Qingqi and the overwhelming dominance of Liu Fei ignited Wang Yangming's desire for victory. He didn't miss any opportunity for training, not only successfully overcoming everyone's prejudice against research-oriented medical students but also gaining friendship and love. He formed the "Four Heroes of the Emergency Department" with Lu Qingqi, Zu Wendao, and Liu Fei.
Urban, Romance, Sport
Leo Wu, Zhou Yutong
Liang You'an, a workplace elite who has reached a bottleneck in her life, and Song Sanchuan, an athlete who is used to riding the bench, join a tennis club by chance. One is a new club manager and the other is a badminton-turned-tennis player. They work together with their teammates to build a remarkable professional club against all odds. In the process, Liang You'an and Song Sanchuan gradually develop an affection for each other but also face conflicts from their ideas and experience. As the club develops, they surpass themselves and strengthen their trust as they take on challenges one after another, ultimately reaping the rewards of professional growth and beautiful love.
Jerry Yan, Xu Ruohan
Eighteen-year-old He Ran meets Xiao Han, a brilliant horticulturist with an unforgettable past who has almost lost faith in his future. After a series of misadventures and romantic encounters, they find the most important but missing parts of their lives in each other, regaining their faith and hope in life and gaining heartfelt love.
Chang Zhekuan, Mao Na
Jiang Nan has a musical dream, but due to his insistence on music that does not satisfy the market, his career has not been successful and he has become an " outdated singer " in the eyes of the public. However, due to an absurd "chance encounter in the toilet", Jiang Nan meets his loyal fan, Xu Duocheng, and has to become a "contract couple" with her due to many misunderstanding scenes. They gradually become a real couple and start a sweet love journey. With the encouragement of Xu Duocheng, Jiang Nan gradually gets out of his career bottleneck and his dream of music is reawakened, and his music career is gradually accepted by everyone, even reaching its peak. But then, Jiang Nan learns that Xu Duocheng is suffering from " Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis", what will be the test of their relationship and how will their future be?
Historical, Fantasy, Romance
Dilraba Dilmurat, Ren Jialun
Shunde fairy hunted a merman. She sent it to the valley of flowers to seek people to train it. Shunde fairy has three wishes: the first wish is to train the merman to speak human language and submit to the fairy; the second wish is to make the merman tail off and never return to the sea; the third wish is to ask the merman to offer beads, never rebel. Ji Yunhe is the most powerful demon master in the Valley of Flowers, but she was fascinated by the merman. Then the story unfolded.
Yang Zi, Xiao Zhan
Lin Zhixiao, a young girl about to graduate from the music department, does not want to plan her life according to her father's arrangement and wants to stick to her dream of music, but her father is hospitalized with cancer. At this moment, she meets Gu Wei, who is at a low point in his career and wants to give up his career as a surgeon. Lin Zhixiao's qualities of resilience and optimism impressed Gu Wei, and Gu Wei is always like a light, quietly warming Lin Zhixiao. They experience the sweetness of love as well as the sweetness and sourness of growing up. But no matter what kind of difficulties they encounter, they do not give up easily but try to make themselves better, firmly approach each other and commit the rest of their lives.
Romance, Fantasy, Sci-fi
Estelle Chen, Liu Haikuan
Jin Xiaoyu, a young girl with a strange disease, befriended a mysterious costume designer, Jiang Baiju in a bizarre bus accident. They fell in love with each other as they searched for the truth about the mystery. By adding fantasy and suspense elements, the drama places two people who could never have met in the same time and space, showing sincere and touching emotions. The romantic love is wrapped with a warm and healing core, which is a wonderful setting to bring the audience an indispensable spiritual medicine and convey positive life values.
Urban, Family, Life
Dong Jie, Yin Fang, Lu Fangsheng
Ding Xiaojun, who grew up with his mother, Ding Biyun, in a small town in northern Jiangsu, spent a degenerate life at the age of 18 when he enrolled in a university in Beijing. Ding Xiaojun avoids his mother until something happens to his childhood friend Pang Hu, and meets his girlfriend Yu Ya. With his mother’s encouragement, Ding Xiaojun bounced back and graduated successfully. He became a “Beijing drifter”, but was tricked, and go to Japan to experience a few months of “wandering life”, experiencing his mother’s difficulties, and returned to China after reconciling with her on the phone. On New Year’s Eve 2010, Ding Xiaojun received an offer letter from a company in Beijing, and a long-planned trip to Shanghai would be made as he wished. He arranged for Yu Ya and his mother to meet in Shanghai, wanting to use the day of welcome the new year to draw a conclusion to his faltering youth. But on this day, the two most important women will leave him, his mother Ding Biyun was diagnosed with tumor bone metastasis, from then on, mother and son began a difficult but also warm life of fighting cancer.
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Chen Ze, Wang Peihan, Li Yan
In order to solve the crisis of the group, Gu Lingse, the female domineering boss of the group, and Ye Chengshu, the puppet president, agree to be engaged for 99 days. They love and hate each other but fake marriage became true with the push of friends. Just when everyone thought everything was calm and quiet, Ye Chengshu’s good buddy Jiang Han revealed his ambition. How will the “president trainee” with the help of his “domineering wife” keep the family foundation ……
Historical, Friendship, Wuxia
Zhang Zhehan, Gong Jun, Zhou Ye
Zhou Zishu, the leader of the organization named Tianchuang, quits the organization at the cost of his life in order to be free and meets Wen Kexing, the master of Ghost Valley, who is determined to destroy the world. With a conspiracy, two confidants, five pieces of treasure puzzles, 20 years of grudges, and a thousand years of Jianghu's dream, their fate was tied together.
Youth, Romance, Life
Tan Songyun, Timmy Xu, Niu Junfeng
In 1984, at the age of eighteen, Yi Dongdong followed his parents from Hunan to Guangzhou, where he fell in love at first sight with his neighbour Ma Xiaoxiao. But Ma Xiaoxiao had already fallen in love with Ou Xiaojian, with whom she had grown up together, so Yi Dongdong had to suppress his love and chose to guard in silence. But Ma Xiaoxiao was worried about Ou Xiaojian's relationship with young socialites. Soon, Ma Xiaoxiao's father becomes seriously ill and the pressure on Ma Xiaoxiao suddenly increased. Yi Dongdong stayed by her side. Ma Xiaoxiao and Ou Xiaojian eventually went their separate ways after a lot of ups and downs. After graduating from university, Ma became a lawyer and gradually took up the burden of her family. Yi Dongdong also took the local civil service exam in Guangzhou, always protecting Ma Xiaoxiao's side, and has also been quietly working for the Ma family. Ma Xiaoxiao learned about Yi Dongdong's heart. Finally, after ten years of crush, Yi Dongdong moved Ma Xiaoxiao and they eventually entered into a marriage and lived happily ever after.
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Miles Wei, Xu Ruohan
Zhang Sinian and Yun Shu “fall in love” in three days of knowing each other, “married” in a month, of course, at the beginning of all is a fake play. Yun Shu is a senior student, Zhang Sinian is a visiting professor, young but very successful and handsome, want to do everything perfectly, including order coffee in the cafe, how much water temperature, what milk. In life, he uses data to convince others. Sun Yun was cheated the “huge amount” by her cousin which was left by her father. When she was looking for a lawyer was also cheated by the lawyer, but it does not affect her to believe in others. Zhang Sinian’s “iceberg face” was melted by Yunshu’s simplicity and enthusiasm. Zhang Sinian’s grandfather has terminal lymphoma, and in order to make his grandfather feel at ease during the surgery, he temporarily pulls Yun Shu in the hospital to act as his “girlfriend”. The grandfather wants them to get married, and they start to prepare for the wedding in order to make his grandfather believe. During their touch, they found a perfect complementary relationship between them, and then they embarked on a romantic love story.
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, Romance
Ren Jialun, Tan Songyun
Yuan Jinxia, a gifted female constable of Liushan Yamen, was in a feud with each other with the ruthless Imperial Guard, Lu Yi because of a case. Jinxia thought she would never meet him again in her life, but things went athwart. The court money to repair the river disappeared, Jinxia was ordered to go to Yangzhou to assist Lu Yi to investigate the case and retrieve the lost official funds for the court. Because of the shocking secret case, they worked together to solve it. They went from mutual dislike to admiration and then fell in love. However, Jinxia was actually the orphan of the Xia Ran case, carrying the feuds of family between her and Lu Yi. In the end, the two lovers went through hardships, to save the people, fight against the Japanese invaders, eliminate the traitors, put aside family feuds. They joined forces against the enemy, broke through the shackles of the world, and bravely came together.
Adventure, Action, Suspense
Neo Hou, Cheng Yi, Li Man
After escaping from the Warring States Tomb "Qi Xing Lord Lu's Palace", Wu Xie returns home but find that his third uncle, Wu Sanxing, has disappeared and is also involved in an archaeological team mystery from more than ten years ago. He receives a letter from the mysterious A Ning. In order to find his uncle, he goes to the underwater tomb of a Ming Dynasty shipwreck in Xisha to look for clues. He encounters Wang Pangzi and finds a mysterious antique snake-browed bronze fish, as well as Zhang Qiling, who has lost his memory. It seems that Zhang Qiling has another reason for coming to the underwater tomb in Xisha. In the process of diving into the mysterious Ming Dynasty ship tomb, he encounters "Hai Hou Zi", "Jin Po" and other monsters, and eventually breaks through the layers of strange organs to return to land. However, the clues of the snake-browed bronze fish and the hexagonal bronze bell lead them to the Qinling Mountains to reveal the secret of the giant bronze tree.
Xu Kaicheng, Simona Wang
The z-list actress Xia Lin is suffering from blood cancer and has to pester the CEO of Ling Group, Ling Yizhou to get a suitable bone marrow match for treatment. In order to receive a bone marrow transplant as soon as possible, and to continue her acting career, Xia Lin and Ling Yizhou agreed to get married in secret. During their secret marriage, apart from their sweet life, they were also intertwined with conspiracy from many sides. In the end, Xia Lin and Ling Yizhou cleared up their misunderstanding and regained their true love.
Urban, Romance, Sci-fi
Gao Hanyu, Chen Yumi
Because of his ability to “enter” the place in the painting, Qi Xun suffers from headaches every time he uses this ability. By chance, he meets Feng Shuangshuang, the “healer” of his destiny. Qi Xun, who originally wanted to test Feng Shuangshuang’s identity, unknowingly fell in love with her as he approached her again and again. At the same time, a series of family secrets of the people around him and the previous generation was involved, How Qi Xun and Feng Shuangshuang should do in the end?
Xie Xiaoqiu, a college student and a part-time girl, meets Wang Lichuan, a Chinese-Swiss architect, and they quickly fall in love. Lichuan has a handicap, but his self-improvement and strength, as well as his gentle and considerate personality, attract Xie Xiaoqiu. Soon after, a medical report makes Lichuan realize that his love for Xiaoqiu cannot continue, so he stops all contact with her. Xiaoqiu swallowed the “bitter fruit” of her lost love alone. Four years later, Xiaoqiu joins Lichuan’s company as a professional translator, but she meets Lichuan unexpectedly during a bid leak incident. At this time, Xiaoqiu is being pursued by her superior, Xiao Guan, and there is a beautiful and affectionate female colleague, Zhenni Te, beside Lichuan. Xiaoqiu, who is in love with Lichuan, is unwilling to give up her love, but Lichuan can only pretend to be indifferent when he can’t bear to waste Xiaoqiu’s time. Xiaoqiu learns the truth and understands Lichuan’s heart and chooses to leave, but they are always together in hearts.
Urban, Romance, Business
Yang Mi, Huang Xuan
Qiao Fei, a master of French, has been aspiring to be a translator since childhood. By chance, she meets Cheng Jiayang, a genius translator, and Qiao Fei makes a misunderstanding with Cheng Jiayang when avoiding her ex-boyfriend Gao Jiaming. On the second day of the interview, Qiao Fei finds out that Cheng Jiayang is actually her examiner. They start a “competition” with their misunderstanding about each other. In the end, Qiao Fei gets Cheng Jiayang’s affirmation through her unremitting efforts; and after all the twists and turns, they finally confirm their affection for each other. Just when Qiao Fei’s career and love are going smoothly, a unexpected incident comes, and Gao Jiaming also intervenes in Qiao Fei’s emotional life again at this time. The reality and suspicion make Qiao Fei and Cheng Jiayang contradict each other and finally have to break up. Qiao Fei then leaves to study French, while Cheng Jiayang takes on a new challenge in his career. Both of them grow up, facing the test of life and death, but finally, they are reborn. Qiao Fei is finally willing to face her feelings and pursue higher career aspirations; Cheng Jiayang has also found his true self.
Fantasy, Romance, Sci-fi
Janice Wu, Kim Tae Hwan
After a hundred years of sleep, Xue Lingqiao was accidentally awakened by the unlucky actress Tian Jingzhiin in a car accident. With the bizarre birth and uncommonly capable, Xue Lingqiao lived in Tian Jingzhi’s house. AlthoughTian Jingzhi pretended not to care, behind the scenes, she tried to get rid of the “demon”. However, during this period, the relationship between them was warming up, and the ambiguity was spreading quietly. Later, not only does Xue Lingqiao and Tian Jingzhi’s feeling for each other becomes clear, but also a big conspiracy that spans over a hundred years is slowly revealed.
Urban, Youth, School
Zhang Ruoyun, Sun Yi
Li Li and Pei Shangxuan met when they were thirteen years old. Li Li immediately fell in love with this cool-looking boy and read his soft heart hidden under the cold surface. However, to Pei Shangxuan, Li Li was just an ordinary good student, and they lived in two different worlds. What awaited them afterward was a long fifteen years. During these fifteen years, there were too many changes, friends and lovers around Pei Shangxuan came and went, but Li Li was the only one who stayed there and appeared by his side silently when he needed company. However, what Pei Shangxuan didn’t know was that Li Li had wished countless times that she could stop liking him who seemed to never be available, but she couldn’t do it. When Pei Shangxuan gradually realized Li Li’s affection for him, Li Li suddenly decided to get married, and Pei Shangxuan knew that there must be a secret.
Historical, Political, Wuxia
Hu Ge, Wang Kai, Liu Tao
Twelve years ago, more than 70,000 soldiers of the Chiyan Army were completely annihilated. They died unjustly in Mei Ling, leaving only the young commander Lin Shu to survive. Twelve years later, Lin Shu was reborn as Mei Changsu, a “Qilin Talent” who established the Jiangzuo League and returned to the imperial capital as the first talent in the “Langgya List”. He was burdened with a blood feud and secretly helped his childhood friend Prince Jing in the struggle between the Crown Prince and Prince Yu. At the same time, he met his fiancee, Mu Nihuang, the princess of Yunnan, but cannot face each other. The story of Mei Changsu, who is sick and frail, sets out on a dark and thrilling road to win the throne in order to seek redress for injustice and to revive the country.
Urban, Family, Life
Lin Yongjian, Yao Qianyu, Tan Songyun
Guo Dongsheng, who has been working overseas for ten years, returns home. His youthful and rebellious daughter is full of incomprehension about her parent's divorce and going abroad. When his ex-wife is tricked into returning from the United States to borrow money, and Qingzi, who has a crush on Guo Dongsheng, comes after him along the way, his daughter has an even greater resentment and misunderstanding of her parents. Guo Dongsheng feels guilty and wants to make up for his failure to be a father. In his heart, his daughter has long considered her aunty Shen Lian, who has taken care of her for more than ten years, as her closest family member. Shen Lian warms both father and daughter with her selfless love and forgiveness, helping them to get through the difficult times. When the daughter learns that her father is not a boss but a wage earner overseas, she is completely disappointed with her lying father and signs a non-interference contract. When Shen Lian is diagnosed with a terminal illness, she realizes that Shen Lian has been hiding her illness so as not to drag her father and daughter down. Guo Dongsheng has slowly fallen in love with this woman. When Shen Lian dies, the daughter realizes the beauty of life, and Guo Dongsheng, who has reached middle age, completes his metamorphosis as a father. Father and daughter tear up the contract, remove the misunderstanding, embracing each other tightly.