CPOP HOME collects the best Chinese dramas which the genres and plots are similar to Justice In the Dark.
Urban, Suspense, Romance
Wallace Huo, Ma Sichun
A mysterious criminal psychologist, Bo Jinyan, recruited a senior student, Jian Yao, as a translator and life assistant. On the one hand, he taught Jian Yao with his high intelligence and professional knowledge and trained her to be a detective assistant. They worked together to solve difficult murder cases such as the serial disappearance of teenagers. On the other hand, Bo Jinyan gradually developed feelings for Jian Yao as they spent time together. The huge contrast between his high IQ and low IQ also added a lot of twists and turns to this relationship. While their affection gradually deepened, the danger was also quietly coming. A few years ago, as the youngest professor of criminal psychology at the University of Maryland, Bo Jinyan pursued the sensational “Flower Ogre” case when he was in the United States. In order to protect the hostages, he also became a victim and was imprisoned for six months, suffering from torture. In order to escape, he disguised himself as a second personality who loves crime and gained the trust of the criminals. Because the “ogre” Xie Han left a message in the first case he solved after returning to China, he set a trap in the second case and almost caught him. As a result, it annoyed Xie Han, who took advantage of the weaknesses of Bo Jinyan’s friends and abducted Jian Yao, all for the purpose of forcing out Bo Jinyan’s so-called second personality. In order to save Jian Yao and with the help of his friends Li Xunran and Fu Ziyu, Bo Jinyan maneuvered with Xie Han. At the risk of losing his reputation, he pretended to reveal his “second personality” to gain Xie Han’s trust again, finally saving Jian Yao and punishing this psychopathic murderer.
Suspense, Fantasy, Thriller
Bai Yu, Zhu Yilong
Ten thousand years ago, in order to seize the survival resources of the planet “Hai Xing”, the extremists among the “Di Xing Ren” attacked the whole planet, triggering a prehistoric war between the “Di Xing Ren” and the “Hai Xing Ren”. In order to fight against the “Di Xing Ren” who have supernatural powers, the “Hai Xing Ren” built four sacred weapons. Under the leadership of the leader “Kunlun” and the leader of the “Di Xing Ren”‘s peace faction “Hei Pao Shi Zhe”, the “”Hai Xing Justice Alliance” finally won the war, and the “Di Xing Ren” retreated to the Earth’s core to live. After the war, “Kunlun” disappeared, and the “Hei Pao Shi Zhe” kept his promise to “Kunlun” and became the caretaker of the planet. “Di Xing Ren” and the “Hai Xing Ren” have been at peace with each other since then, maintaining peace for nearly 10,000 years. Until the Four Sacred Weapons disappeared, the energy weakened, and some “Di Xing Ren” escaped from the Earth’s core to the surface and used their special powers to commit crimes. So the “Hai Xing” hierarchy set up a special investigation division to catch these “Di Xing Ren” and sent them back to Earth’s core. In the thirty-fifth century, there are numerous bizarre events in the center city of “Hai Xing”, Dragon City. In the investigation process, a seemingly ordinary biology professor Shen Wei (played by Zhu Yilong) is attracted the special investigation department’s attention. The real identity of Shen Wei is the caretaker of the “Di Xing Ren” – “Hei Pao Shi Zhe”, and Shen Wei seems to be hiding a secret from Zhao Yunlan (played by Bai Yu). As the investigation progresses, the source of a series of bizarre events seems to be inextricably linked to the “Four Sacred Weapons”. In order to seize the Four Sacred Artifacts, the evil forces of “Di Xing Ren” are stirring. Behind the conspiracy, Zhao Yunlan’s true identity, the mysterious connection between Shen Wei and the masterminds behind the scenes, are also revealed one by one!
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.
Historical, Wuxia, Fantasy
Xiao Zhan, Wang Yibo
Sixteen years ago, the world was divided into five, Gusu Lan, Yunmeng Jiang, Qinghe Nie, Qishan Wen, and Lanling Jin, who ruled the world together. The Wen Family was dominant, and the other four families suffered from it. Among the youths, Wei Wuxian, the son of a deceased member of the Jiang family, has a cheerful personality. He met and became friends with Lan Wangji, a disciple of the Gusu Lan family, who is known for his elegance. By chance, they discovered the secret that the Lan Family has been guarding, and they inherited the will to eliminate the hidden danger for the people. But they never thought that the master behind everything was Wen Ruohan, the head of the Wen family. The other four families can not stand the humiliation, they joined forces to crush the Wen family. After the ruin of the Wen family, Wei Wuxian went against all the families to protect the innocent members of the Wen family. However, he was eventually victimized by a traitor and caused a big disaster, mistakenly harming his senior sister, Jiang Yanli. He chose to end his life by jumping off a cliff. Sixteen years later, Wei Wuxian appeared in the Mo Family as Mo Xuanyu and met his old friend, Lan Wangji. A series of weird murder cases in Mo Family seems to be confusing. As the truth was uncovered step by step, Jin Guangyao, who was behind the scenes, gradually can hardly hide. In the end, Jin Guangyao died, and Lan Wangji took up the mission of protecting the world, while Wei Wuxian did not forget his original intention, and lived freely.
Suspense, Crime, Thriller
Zhang Ruoyun, Jiao Junyan, Li Xian
Lin Tao, the chief of the criminal police in Longfan City, has been an old friend of Qin Ming, the head of the Forensic Medicine Section, for many years. Qin Ming’s assistant resigned because he could not stand Qin Ming’s eccentric temper. Li Dabao of the Trace Inspection Section was assigned to join the working group. In the beginning, Qin Ming distrusts Dabao for she is a girl, but the stubborn Dabao reflects good reasoning and observation skills in solving cases and has an extremely keen sense of smell, so the picky Qin Ming decides to keep Dabao. Long Fan Police Department’s “iron triangle” is formed. With the “oil explosion case” as the beginning, Qin Ming, Dabao and Lin Tao solve a variety of unbelievable cases one after another.
Suspense, Thriller, Crime
Mao Zijun, Ian Yi
In troubled times, things are changing. Jiang Yuelou, the head of the Police Station, is both good and evil, making smugglers scared of criminals. While pursuing an opium case in Hong Kong, he meets Churan and Chen Yuzhi, and the three become close friends. Chen Yu Zhi discovers Jiang Yue Lou’s bipolar disorder, and Jiang Yue Lou goes from initially refusing treatment to befriending Chen Yu Zhi. One kills, the other saves, and the two men with opposite values redeem each other and become sympathetic friends. In addition, the warlord Zhan Junbai, the Chamber of Commerce tycoon Zhao Jingming, and the rogue gang Zhou Huo are constantly making trouble and want to put Jiang Yuelou to death. The three good partners support each other’s growth, and the secrets of the two families gradually emerge during the period.
Gao Hanyu, Ji Xiaobing
The brave and wise leader of the special crime investigation team, Bai Yutong, grew up together with the meticulous psychologist Dr. Zhan Yao. They are good friends. As the subsequent episodes escalate, the relationship also turns from a friendship as brothers to a friendship of life and death. The noble and charming Bai Qingtang fell in love with forensic scientist Gongsun Zhe at first sight, and a rivalry of love began. Zhao Jue has a genius mind, silently planning in seemingly unrelated cases, raising a fierce storm that will involve all people.
Suspense, Comedy, Thriller
Hu Yitian, Zhang Yunlong, Xiao Yan
After 14 years of the Republic of China, Lu Yao, a playboy who has returned from studying in England, was invited to be a detective consultant by Qiao Chusheng, a detective with extraordinary skills, due to his superb intelligence and reasoning ability. Afterward, they form a detective squad with a female reporter, Bai Youning, working together to solve seemingly treacherous murder cases. With very different personalities, they uphold justice in a chaotic world and maintain social stability.
Deng Jiajia, Zhang Xincheng
The drama tells the story of a fire at the Hotel in Kairoutei, the victim Jiang Yuanxing escaped from death, she was burned and disfigured, with pinch marks on her neck. When criminal investigation team leader Shi Qing investigates, the members of the Gao family attract Shi Qing's attention. He solves the mystery of the arson case and kidnapping case in Kairoutei one by one.
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.
Crime, Suspense, Thriller
Zhao Liying, Xiao Yang, Dong Zijian
In the cold winter of 2001, a murder occurred in the printing factory family courtyard in Hai Zhou City. New criminal officer Leng Xiaobing and his senior brother Li Lan received the report and ran to the scene together. Due to Leng Xiaobing’s timidity, he was unable to pull the trigger. The killer escaped, resulting in Li Lan’s death. The serial killer stopped working after that. Due to the lack of physical evidence and clues, the police sealed the case. Sixteen years later, the victim’s son Xia Mu, who escaped by hiding in the attic, comes to the police force as a trainee and follows Leng Xiaobing. The story thus unfolds. Along with the mysterious psychiatrist Shen Yu, a case almost the same as 16 years ago occurs. The truth seems to be about to emerge.
Historical, Suspense, Horror
Li Xian, Zhang Ming'en, Wang Zixuan
During the Republic of China period, the floods in Tianjin were frequent, and the river was full of strange and disorderly things. Guo Deyou, the captain of the five river corpse retrieval team of the police bureau, has been deeply taught by the master’s “Old River God”, and his skill of lighting a cigarette to identify injustice has comforted countless unjust souls. When the president of the Caoyun Chamber of Commerce dies in the river, Guo Deyou is under suspicion. He investigates the case together with the president’s son Ding Mao, his childhood friend Gu Ying, and Xiao Lanlan, the daughter of the secretary-general of the Tianjin Municipal Government. They find that all the treacherous signs point to a past incident twenty years ago. At that time, a cult called “Mo Gu Dao” was ravaging the Beijing-Hebei area. Twenty years later, Guo Deyou and Ding Mao discover the trail of “Mo Gu Dao” again. Guo Deyou, Ding Mao, Gu Ying, and Xiao Lanlan are involved in a thrilling and bizarre case in order to prevent the resurgence of the “Mo Gu Dao”.
Suspense, Thriller, Crime
Bai Yu, You Jingru
In 1930s Shanghai, when people were asleep, bizarre cases were quietly unfolding in a corner of the city. A beautiful girl, Qin Xiaoman, who has just graduated from the police academy, arrives in the British Concession with the ambition of becoming an outstanding police detective. She lives in Shaliwen flat and becomes neighbors and colleagues with Luo Fei, a police detective who has made a name for himself by solving many strange cases. They are at odds with each other at first, but by chance, they are forced to work together to solve crimes...
Romance, Suspense, Crime
Wang Kai, Wang Ziwen
Ji Bai and Xu Xu are seemingly indifferent masters and disciples, but they are comrades in arms who depend on each other for life and death and lovers who admire each other. Ji Bai is a veteran detective who is calm and cool, while Xu Xu is a talented newcomer in criminal psychology research. After they solved a big case together, Ji Bai fell in love with this simple and wise disciple, but no matter how he chased her, this “snail” like a slow girl, just can not receive the signal of love. Their “talking about the case” is not only a very sweet love journey but also the most difficult and dangerous journey to seeking the murderer.
Suspense, Thriller, Crime
Bai Jingting, Vision Wei, Zhang Yujian
Hao Ran, Zhang Sirui, Wei Ziyou, Ke Tan, Qin Sen, Ou Ke travel to an abandoned base in Mang Cheng to play a secret room escape game and carry out brain-bending deductions to uncover the conspiracies behind the criminal website.
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.
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.
Historical, Suspense, Thriller
Xu Haiqiao, Ju Jingyi, Li He
In 626 A.D., the capital city of the Tang Dynasty, Chang'an, is suddenly full of suspicious cases, and people are scared. The Da Li Si sets up an investigation team to investigate these seemingly bizarre events, with members including Sha Mo Duo Luo, Shangguan Zisu, Li Zhi, Huang Sanpao, Gongsun Siniang, and Tan Shuangye. In a series of treacherous cases, the investigation team restores the truth and dispels the superstitions. As the investigation progresses, the team gradually discovers that Hei Jialuo is trying to destroy the harmonious Tang Dynasty by despicable means. In the end, the investigation team completely smashes Hei Jialuo's evil plot. Besides the unchanging passion of teenagers, they have a firm heart of responsibility to protect their family and country.
Crime, Suspense, Thriller
Zhang Yujian, Zhou Yutong
15 years later, a case with the same characteristics as the murder that Qin Ming experienced 15 years ago actually happened again in Longfan City. Is it a copycat case? Or was it the wrong person who was arrested back then? Or is the murderer another accomplice? The nightmare of the old case is rehashed again. The cage body case, the Grand Theft Auto case, and the Death Knight case happened one after another. Finally, his father was actually involved in the case whirlpool…… memories of that year emerged little by little in the mind, the killer surfaced at any time……