CPOP HOME collects the best Chinese dramas which the genres and plots are similar to On the Scent.
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...
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.
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.
Suspense, Thriller, Romance
Ju Jingyi, Aaron Yan, Han Dong
In the 1920s, police chief Lin Aodong is shot dead and his adopted daughter, Lin Jiuge, is imprisoned after being falsely identified as the murderer. Jiuge struggles to survive in prison, navigating the various forces in the prison and fighting against the " behind the scenes " forces from outside the prison. Since Jiuge's imprisonment, police officer Long Tianyu has been investigating the truth and discovered that the real culprit of Lin Aodong's murder was Leng Shiban, a powerful customs inspector in Shanggu and that Leng Shinan was manipulating the drug trade in Shanggu and endangering society. In the end, Jiuge joins forces with Long Tianyu and others to bring Leng Shinan and the others to a fair trial.
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, Thriller, Crime
Neo Hou, Zhu Xudan, Liu Dongqin
Housing agent Jiang Shuo is the only survivor of the case of seven people who disappeared in Changshanzhou a year ago. The only clue about the case is hidden in Jiang Shu's lost memories. In order to find the truth about the case, Jiang Shuo, psychiatrist Qin Yiheng, and "weird cop" Yuan Muqing are drawn into a nightmare game to find the murderer "Six Fingers", in which Jiang Shuo's life is at stake. The three of them use their mind-reading skills to infiltrate the suspect's ”mind house” to find the prey of the truth, helping Jiang Shuo to find his memory step by step and confronting the mysterious "Six Fingers" who is behind everything.
Suspense, Romance, Crime
Guan Xiaotong, Elvis Han
In 1940 Shanghai, Chen Jiaping, an underground member of the Chinese Communist Party codenamed "Mei Hua Si", is on a mission when he runs into his former fiancée Zuo Shuangtao at a critical moment when he is almost exposed. At this time, Zuo Shuangtao is already a spy of the Kuomintang military system and is looking for a way out of her predicament after a failed assassination mission. They are both unaware of each other's identities as spies and rely on the tacit understanding to cope with the Japanese's close scrutiny, and eventually pass through as a couple in a shocking manner. The Japanese then force they to marry out of suspicion that they are disguised as a couple, and Zuo Shuangtao enters the merchant's office as a result of the scheme. Afterwards, Chen Jiaping has to complete his mission, deal with the identity crisis that he has not been able to eliminate, and test Zuo Shuangtao's true identity at the same time! The struggle becomes more and more brutal. Eventually Jiaping discovers that Shuangtao is an spy of the military junta, "Hong Tao Wu", while Zuo Shuangtao discovers that Jiaping is a Chinese Communist spy, "Mei Hua Si". After learning more about the attitudes and contributions of the two parties, Zuo Shuangtao, inspired by her communist beliefs, eventually chooses to fight with Chen Jiaping. They go through trials and tribulations to complete their arduous mission under the leadership of the Party organisation and embark on a new journey together.
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.
Suspense, Drama, Thriller
Hu Yitian, Zhang Yunlong, Zhang Xinyu
A young lawyer in Beiping, Situ Yan, was dismissed from his job for sticking to the law and came to Harbin to become a detective. In a series of cases, he befriended his straightforward friend Luo Shaochuan and got to know Zhou Mowan, who dares to love and hate. Together they revealed the conspiracy.
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”.
War, Romance, Action
Kevin Yan, Song Yi
When her father is killed by a traitor, Lu Hanzhi's family falls into a hard time and she goes to fight against the war. As fate would have it, the two men whose fates are closely linked to Lu Hanzhi's belong to two opposing camps. Gao Chen, who ostensibly works for the traitors, is actually an intelligence agent for the Chinese Communist Party underground. Han Shoumin, who ostensibly fights against the Japanese and traitors, was once an excellent agent of the Kuomintang's military junta, but was gradually set up by the Wang Jingwei government's secret service organization and took the path of betrayal and defection to the enemy. The emotional relationship among the three is fraught with uncertainty in the context of the war. Lu Hanzhi is torn between the two espionage, the Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang's military junta, and gradually grows from an uninitiated beauty to a brilliant spy. With the help of the Chinese Communist Party, Lu Hanzhi finds her faith and becomes an excellent Communist intelligence agent who is able to navigate the upper echelons of Shanghai.
Suspense, Thriller, Crime
Han Dong, Song Yi
In January 1933, the Japanese army captured Shanhaiguan and occupied Chengde in March, the anti-Japanese situation in North China was precarious. In Shanghai, the multinational forces are clashing and the dark current is surging. Gu Pan, an agent of Qing Shan Military Academy, works with Tian Qiaojie and Tan Zhongwen to complete the mission of her mentor Pu Cong, and is secretly arranged to complete the assassination mission of Shen Gu Hao Er, the director of Japan's Economic Affairs Department, alone. Gu Pan is wounded and completes the mission, but is framed by Pu Cong, and is rescued by Wei Dong, an outstanding soldier of our party. Under Wei Dong's guidance, Gu Pan enters the secret organization "The Nest" and tries to find out why she was framed. As the truth emerges, Gu Pan not only discovers the spy organization within the Kuomintang, but also comes into contact with the dark and corrupt side of the Kuomintang government. In her pursuit of justice, Gu Pan gradually moves closer to the Red Revolution, taking the code name "Seahorse" to become a communist soldier and partnering with Wei Dong. In the end, he destroys the "The Nest" and breaks the Japanese army's "Dark Sun Plan".
Suspense, Romance, Family
Victoria Song, Jiang Jinfu, Zhang Zhixi
The Huang family is the richest in the town of Qingyun in the Southern. In mid-summer, Master Huang Tianming will celebrate his 60th birthday, while Miss Huang Mengqing and her companion Du Chunxiao, who have stayed abroad for several years, will soon return. The whole family is busy. Master Huang takes extra care of Du Chunxiao, and not only does he ask her to stay, but he also want to marrie her to his eldest son, Huang Moru, which surprises the whole family. But when Du Chunxiao arrives at Huang's house, strange things happen. Curious, intelligent but innocent, Du Chunxiao is unconsciously involved in the secrets of the House of Huang. Her nature slowly leads her to discover the true personality of Master Huang. Her persistent investigation gets her into trouble several times. In the process, she falls in love with Huang Muyun, the second young master of the Huang family. Huang Muyun eventually helps Du Chunxiao to uncover the mystery of her origins and uncover the crimes committed by Master Huang 20 years ago. Du Chunxiao and Huang Muyun eventually leave the criminal Huang Mansion to find a future for each other.
Action, Suspense, Thriller
Gao Zhiting, Wang Sen, Chen Yao
In 1939, to combat the collaborationist Wang puppet government's secret organization known as "No.76," the Military Statistics Bureau (Military Intelligence) established the Xin An Training Class. Childhood friends Chen Kehai and Fang Li joined forces with the hope of resisting the Japanese and saving their country. The harsh experiences in the training class revealed the true nature of the Military Statistics Bureau to Chen Kehai. After a failed assassination mission, Chen and Fang went their separate ways. Two years later, Chen Kehai, who had secretly joined the Communist Party, returned to Shanghai, infiltrating No.76 undercover. He discovered that Fang Li had become the head of No.76, and the two brothers embarked on radically different paths in life. Faced with Chen Kehai, Fang Li repeatedly tested him, even placing female secret agent Luo Bing by Chen Kehai's side. Chen Kehai found himself in enemy territory, surrounded by dangers and constant tests. He remained fearless, repeatedly overcoming perilous situations under the guidance of the party organization, providing valuable intelligence to the Communist Party. At the same time, Chen Kehai's actions fueled Fang Li's suspicions to the extreme. These former classmates and close friends would eventually face a final showdown in the post-war era, driven by their unwavering beliefs.
War, Military, Suspense
Ren Jialun, Li Man
In the winter of 1941, Hong Kong fell to the Japanese and the Chinese Communist Party's underground organisation in Hong Kong was severely damaged. A member of the Communist Party, Ye Chong, codenamed "Autumn Cicada", is sent on a "top-secret mission" to the Japanese military headquarters in Hong Kong. The cunning Japanese army has cut off all means of communication of the organization, and the Japanese spy chief, Gong Ben Cang Ye, is focused on Ye Chong, making him difficult at every turn. During one mission after another, Ye Chong continued to establish contact with his comrades, passing information to the organisation and disrupting Japanese military operations through this covert front. As the battle progressed, Ye Chong's feelings for his comrades and loved ones grew deeper and deeper. As time passed, the bitter years of the fall came to the end of 1944. The Japanese army was losing ground in the Pacific and the war-monger Qing Quan Shang Ye had devised the outrageous "Nuo Ya" plan...
War, Action, Suspense
Hu Ge, Jin Dong, Liu Mintao
During the anti-Japanese war, Mingtai, a young man from a wealthy family, was on his way to study at the University of Hong Kong. He was kidnapped by Wang Tianfeng, a senior officer of the National Military Council Research and Statistics, and taken to the training course, where he underwent a tough training program and became a good agent of the National Military Council Research and Statistics. Afterward, Mingtai and his partner Yu Manli go to Shanghai to carry out a series of secret activities. During the "Smash Project", Mingtai teams up with Cheng Jinyun, a member of the Chinese Communist Party underground, and successfully blows up a special train transporting senior Japanese officials by Wang Jingwei’s Puppet Regime. Later, Mingtai assassinates senior officials of the Wang Wang Jingwei government and kills Japanese spies, achieving many successes. However, as Mingtai becomes disillusioned with the KMT's "making money from the disaster" initiatives, Cheng Jinyun recommends him to the Communist Party as an underground agent. In order to win the ultimate victory on the battlefield, Mingtai and his elder brother Minglou, who has a complicated identity, work together to launch the "death knell ringing" operation. They successfully confuse the Japanese army with false information and win a chance for the ultimate victory of the war.
Suspense, Thriller, Drama
Zhu Yuanbing, Xing Fei
In the early years of the Republic of China, natural and man-made disasters and military rebellions continue to plague the people, and some malicious people take the opportunity to do harm. Yang Yi, a young doctor with the power of the "dragon spirit" in his body, is involved in a treacherous struggle between the various forces in Shanghai due to the plague, and meets and falls in love with Mo Xiaoyu, the daughter of the mayor of Shanghai, Mo Sen. The mastermind behind the plague, who is also Yang Yi's uncle. he is crazy enough to spread the plague and make forbidden medicines to make huge profits. He even kills political figures and provokes warlords to provoke war. The ultimate goal was to create the "Six Scourges" and to sacrifice all living beings in order to gain personal immortality.
Suspense, Thriller, Adventure
Zhang Ming'en, Hu Bingqing
During the Republican era, Pan Jun, a famous doctor of Chong Cao Tang, meets with a descendant of the same five families of the insect clan and learns a clue about the treasure of the insect clan, and sets out on a journey to find the treasures left behind by his ancestors. They travel together to find the secret treasures of the five clans that can unlock the treasure. They travel around the world, exploring the secrets of their ancestors, fighting against the plague and fighting for justice along the way. As they get closer to the treasure, they are confronted by the forces of treasure thieves, uncovering the truth about the fight for the treasure twenty years ago. From their initial desire for wealth, they gradually take on the mission of guarding the nation's treasures, fighting against the treasure thieves and finally crushing their greed, and bringing the legendary insect treasure to light. In the process, they learn to work as a team, form strong friendships and develop a pure love for each other, growing from ignorant teenagers to responsible heroes.
Suspense, Comedy, Romance
Zhang Yujian, Liang Jie, Wu Chongxuan
At the end of the Qing Dynasty and the beginning of the Republic of China, the people’s wisdom was not yet open and evil forces were rampant in Xiang city. Sheriff Kong Xueli and coroner Fang Dong, defying the evil, with their knowledge of modern science and the dark forces to start a struggle again and again.
Suspense, Thriller, Romance
Zhao Yiqin, Daisy Li
In the early 20th century Tang City, the top singer of Xin Xian Lin, Jiang Ying, carefully planned to marry wealthy merchant Du Jingchuang to complete her revenge plan. Du Jingchuang's son, Du Xunyu, suspected that Jiang Ying had ulterior motives, but almost revealed his own identity as a fake son. The stepmother and stepson who lived under the same roof were at odds with each other, but gradually realized that they may have been reunited with a former acquaintance. The two revenge seekers, who had been walking alone, fatefully became each other's reliance and protection. Meanwhile, their enemy, Du Jingchuang, was secretly observing everything...