The BEST Hunan TV shows of all time

Every Hunan TV show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Hunan TV show to compile this list of best shows!

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9.07
89 votes

#1 - The Journey of Flower

She is the last god of the world and a Lone Star (an unlucky star). On the day of her birth, flowers wilted and the sky turned dark as her mother passed away during childbirth. Therefore, she was named Hua Qian Gu, meaning a thousand flower bones. Her body has a strange scent that attracts and provokes demons. Taking the advice of her dying father, Hua Qian Gu sets out on the journey to seek for a teacher to teach her martial art skills so that she could protect herself. On her journey she met friends such as Dongfang Yu Qing, Meng Xuan Lang, and Sha Qian Mo.

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8.80
138 votes

#2 - Ice Fantasy

After a vicious battle between the Empire of Snow and the Fire Tribe leaves most of the royal family dead, Prince Ka Suo reluctantly accepts the throne. This leads to turmoil with his half-brother, Yin Kong Shi, who now decides to become the Fire Prince, leading the tribe that works against his brother. Meanwhile, Ka Suo also loses the woman he loves, Li Luo, the fearless envoy for the guards he was not allowed to marry because she wasn’t of royal birth. Years ago, the battle destroyed Ka Suo’s family, love and empire; now, another war threatens to end the last relation he has left. Adding to the tension is the Fire Prince’s mother, Lian Ji, an invincible supreme being who causes chaos for fun, and the Fire Tribe’s royal daughter Yan Da, a stubborn girl with a dangerous interest in Yin Kong Shi.

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8.59
153 votes

#3 - The Legend of Chusen

One night, when Zhang Xiao Fan was eleven years old, everyone in his village was killed, leaving only his childhood friend Lin Jin Yu and a villager Uncle Wang survived. They were later adopted by the Qing Yun faction, the leader of the righteous and good. Lu Xue Qi is from the same faction as Zhang Xiao Fan, the Qing Yun. She is said to be a “fairy from nine skies” for her beauty that can enchant the entire country. Bi Yao is the daughter of the arch lord of Gui Wang faction. Very energetic and arrogant, she loves Zhang Xiao Fan.

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8.48
1257 votes

#4 - Meteor Garden (2018)

An ordinary girl is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school - Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo.

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8.44
325 votes

#5 - A Love So Beautiful

It starts off with high school classmates Chen Xiao and Jiang Chen who are also neighbors. Xiao Xi, a cheerful girl who doesn't study much, is expressive about her admiration towards Jiang Chen, the popular guy known for his looks and high grades. Together with their fellow classmates the funny Lu Yang, athletic but loyal Jingjing, and cool swimming team member Wu Bo Song, they embark on high school life to universityuntil their adult life.

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8.43
76 votes

#6 - Scarlet Heart

Zhang Xiao, a Chinese young woman from the 21st century, accidentally travels back in time to the Qing Dynasty period during the reign of Kangxi Emperor after experiencing a deadly combination of traffic collision and electrocution, resulting her somehow reliving the life of one of her previous incarnations and forcing her to assumes the identity belongs to her past: Maertai Rouxi (Liu Shi Shi), the teenage daughter of a Manchu nobleman, who also had a near-fatal incident in her own time which Zhang awakes from.

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8.40
271 votes

#7 - Go Ahead

Growing up in dysfunctional households, three individuals who are unrelated by blood treat each other like family as they yearn for the love that they cannot find at home. Eldest brother Ling Xiao, second brother He Ziqiu, and youngest sister Li Jianjian grow up together, experiencing life’s joy and strife as they support each other’s chosen paths. As Ling Xiao and He Ziqiu graduate from high school, they return to their original families. Five years later, the three are reunited, but the heartaches from their complicated family past becomes a shadow that constantly lingers. Can they finally fix their personal issues to become better versions of themselves?

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8.13
432 votes

#8 - Princess Agents

During the Warring Period, the Western Wei enslaved large numbers of civilians. The slave girl, Chu Qiao, is thrown into a forest along with other slaves and becomes the next hunting target for the rich lords. She is saved by the Prince of Northern Wei, Yan Xun. Afterwards, she is brought into a powerful family of Yuwen and witnesses their bloody power struggle. Seeing this, she swears to take her younger sister and flee from the situation. However, she catches the attention of Yuwen Yue, and undergoes strict training while building a sense of companionship with Yan Xun. Unfortunately, Western Wei goes into battle and Yan Xun’s family is slaughtered. After that incident, Yan Xun grows ambitious and cruel to avenge for the things and the people he lost. He doubts Chu Qiao and takes advantages of her loyalty and love many times, disregarding their relationship as well as the sacrifices he will have to make for power. Disappointed with the man she once loved, Chu Qiao eventually breaks off her relationship with Yan Xun and chooses to fight with Yuwen Yue, destroying Yan Xun’s plans of vengeance. She eventually convinces Yuwen to free the country from slavery, becoming a successful military strategist/female general in the people’s hearts.

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7.92
47 votes

#9 - The Prince of Tennis (2019)

Lu Xia is a tennis prodigy who lived overseas since he was a child with his parents. He has inherited his father's outstanding strength and tennis talent. However, trapped under the shadow of his father, Lu Xia only sees tennis as a tool to win over him, losing the passion and happiness in playing tennis altogether. Upon returning to China, he joins in a high school tennis team and met various tennis masters. Here, he begins to realize the meaning of tennis and figure out his own identity as a player. In the process of working to win the national league, Lu Xia and his teammates learn to work as a group and understand the importance of friends.

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7.84
80 votes

#10 - A Little Thing Called First Love

An ordinary girl falls head over heels for the most popular boy in school. Xia Miaomiao is a shy, artistic student who develops a crush on a handsome, talented classmate and embarks on a journey of self-discovery through college. Because of Liang Younian, Xia Miaomiao decides to make a change. Through the help of her friends, she starts to learn about fashion, join school clubs, and studies hard to raise her grades. Her ordinary life becoming more colorful by the day.

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7.77
88 votes

#11 - The Rise of Phoenixes

A story between Ning Yi, a prince who goes against the tide and Feng Zhiwei, a descendant of the former dynasty as they fight to stay alive in spite of the dangers brought by those who lust for power within the confines of the palace.

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7.71
68 votes

#12 - The Whirlwind Girl

A girl's pursuit for martial art glory and the friends she made along the way. The story tells the journey of our heroine who has a fondness for Taekwondo ever since she was little. After her parents died in a tragic car accident, our heroine (Hu Bing Qing) is adopted and raised by a Master Taekwondo whose skills and reputation have been defamed by his enemies. Honest, righteous, and determined to succeed, she gradually transforms from a weed into a professional Taekwondo fighter. On her path to hone her exceptional talents, our heroine is loved and supported by three men.

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7.56
63 votes

#13 - Fights Break Sphere (2018)

In a land where no magic is present. A land where the strong make the rules and the weak have to obey. A land filled with alluring treasures and beauty, yet also filled with unforeseen danger. Three years ago, Xiao Yan, who had shown talents none had seen in decades, suddenly lost everything. His powers, his reputation, and his promise to his mother. What sorcery has caused him to lose all of his powers? And why has his fiancee suddenly shown up? Our male lead is described as a sly and unstable person. His power is lost because it was absorbed by a spirit in his ring (given by his mother). The spirit needed his power to wake up from a deep slumber. The spirit then becomes his master.

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7.41
169 votes

#14 - Find Yourself

A successful career woman who has never been in a relationship before begins to fall in love with her younger intern. At the same time, a rich and successful man began to pursue her.

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7.35
31 votes

#15 - My Mr. Mermaid

Can a trainee reporter from a sports magazine company and a competitive sprint swimmer be more than friends? Yun Duo (Tan Song Yun) and Tang Yi Bai (Dylan Xiong) are coincidental housemates, who experience doping rumors, past tragedies, sworn vengeance, and career-threatening injuries together.

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7.05
59 votes

#16 - The Empress of China

The Empress of China is a Chinese television drama based on events in 7th and 8th-century Tang dynasty, starring producer Fan Bingbing as the titular character Wu Zetian—the only woman in Chinese history to rule as an emperor.

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6.99
43 votes

#17 - Sweet Combat

As the eldest daughter of the Fang Conglomerate, Fang Yu was raised to become the sole successor of the company, yet she goes against her family's objections to pursue boxing and won the championship title at the young age of 18. On the other hand, Ming Tian comes from a poor family. He once stopped schooling for three years in order to work and he decided to apply for a sports scholarshipdespite not having any background whatsoever. Fang Yu was one of the first to see his talents and their relationship grows over time.

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6.89
32 votes

#18 - Fighter of the Destiny

Chen Chang Sheng's blood can cure all ailments in other people but limits his life expectancy to 20 years. So, he left his master to pursue the only way to extend his life: Pass Zhou Dynasty's "Examination of Dachao" and be admitted to the shrine where a holy stone that supposedly can change a person's destiny is worshipped. He overcame many obstacles, including his inability to practice ascension, to obtain the qualification to enter the exam. Along the way, he befriended a human technology prodigy, a goblin princess and a goblin warrior who assisted him in defeating other contenders. His mission to change his destiny tipped the balance of good and evil. With the help of his betroth, he learned to harness his new powers and save the human world from the demons.

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6.82
40 votes

#19 - Love Designer

It tells the love story between a fashion designer and a man in the e-commerce industry. Fashion designer Zhou Fang met Song Lin because of a lawsuit. They were a mismatch from the very start but had to cooperate due interdependence in their lives and their work. Having two hard-headed people together was bound to result in conflicts but in the process of competing with each other, Zhou Fang and Song Lin gradually fall in love. As they seek to be better versions of themselves, Zhou Fang works hard to create a sophisticated brand while Song Lin who prioritizes efficiency above all pushes for a breakthrough in his career.

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6.57
31 votes

#20 - Sweet Dreams

A caring but apprehensive woman is transported into her crush's dreams. She feels she can finally express her love, but some dreams end in a rude awakening.

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6.55
22 votes

#21 - Cruel Romance

Adapted from a Republican-era novel called "The Fate of Jinxiu", Cruel Romance tells the story of Rong Jinxiu (Chen Qiao En, a country girl who travels to Shanghai in order to discover why her entire family was killed. Along the way, she meets triad leader Zuo Zhen (Huang Xiao Ming), and after a series of accidents and misunderstandings, the two fall in love. Also vying for Jinxiu's attention is businessman Xiang Yingdong, a businessman and close friend of Zuo Zhen. Ever protective of his woman, however, Zuo Zhen refuses to let other men even come close to Jinxiu – which ultimately pays off when a villainous Japanese man tries to finish off Jinxiu and her remaining family members.

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6.54
28 votes

#22 - Here to Heart

She has more than work on her mind. Wen Nuan (Janine Chang) decides to quit her high-paying job in England to work as an executive assistant to the founder of a high-tech company in China. Zhan Nan Xian (Zhang Han) started the company with his classmates and used his financial savvy to weather the economic downturn and keep the company successful. It turns out that Wen Nuan and Nan Xian were in a relationship in the past. Can Wen Nuan make herself indispensable to Nan Xian in both his work and his life?

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6.45
96 votes

#23 - General and I

Bai Ping Ting (Angelababy) has lived in a man’s world. A maid for the Marquess of Jing An, she is told that a woman’s virtue is ignorance. But, as someone who lives a better life than most wealthy women and has the wisdom to surpass any man, Bai Ping Ting has never believed in such sayings. Her genius has earned her the nickname “female Zhu Ge,” after the legendary strategist from the Three Kingdoms era. As a woman both so beautiful and intelligent, Bai Ping attracts the attention of the undefeated warrior Chu Bei Jie (Wallace Chung), who falls in love with her at first sight. However, in a time when the Jin, Yan, Liang, and Qin states are all warring, the two lovers are more than just star-crossed; they’re likely fated to kill each other. Not to mention, the two also have more than a few secrets between them. What the general doesn’t know, is that the maid is a genius military strategist who once served He Xia (Sun Yi Zhou), sworn enemy of the undefeated Chu Bei Jie. Before they can open up their hearts, the general and the maid have to contend with the deception and conspiracies that are a requirement for geniuses living in such dangerous times. If they can look past that, Bai Ping Ting and Chu Bei Jie then have to contend with the fact that the world cannot see them together. Can the two find each other and look past the lies, or will the war between their kingdoms, and their minds, consume their love?

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6.22
30 votes

#24 - Pretty Li Hui Zhen

Li Huizhen used to be gorgeous, but years of declining family fortune added much pain to her life, and her looks slowly drifted away. Her friend Bai Haoyu, on the other hand, was once an ordinary looking guy and grew up to be suave, successful, and immensely likable. So when she comes across him years later and witnesses their reversal of fortune, Li Huizhen is too embarrassed to even meet him and instead asks her stylish friend and roommate Xia Qiao to assume her identity. But when Huizhen lands an internship at a company that she has been trying to break into, she is shocked to find out that Haoyu is her new boss.

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0.00
0 votes

#25 - The Story of Ming Lan

The Story of Ming Lan, based on the novel written by Guan Xin Ze Luan, follows our heroine through her youth, into her adulthood, and well into her marriage life as well. She’s the 6th child of the Sheng household. Though she is an intelligent and beautiful child, she was not loved by her family (her dad, her sisters, her mom dies early.) She has to hide her intelligence and suffers throughthe years, hoping to avenge for her mom. During this process she will meet many friends and foes, one of which is our male lead, Gu’s second son, Gu Ting Ye. He has helped and mistreated her before, but also the one to witness her sharp wits and lonely soul. After they get married, they will work together as a power couple, managing the new King’s regime as well as harvesting a world of happiness on their own.

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0.00
0 votes

#26 - The Legends

While attempting to take her predecessor’s Wanjun Sword, Lu Zhao Yao is ambushed by the ten immortal sects and dies. She mistakenly believes Li Chen Lan, who is her best ally, is related to the incident after he is revealed to be the demon king’s son. Five years later, Li Chen Lan has taken over the position of the Wanlu sect leader, and Zhao Yao decides to exact revenge. She who is now a spirit, possesses the body of Qin Zhi Yan, a female disciple of the Immortal Sect, and with the help of the newly gained body, she becomes the direct disciple of Mo Qin aka Li Chen Lan with the aim of killing him. But things doesn't go as she planned, when she slowly starts to fall in love with him instead. Meanwhile Jian Wu, an ambitious youth, wants to kill Li Chen Lan and become the sect leader. He is interested in Zhi Yan. What will happen when their lives are intervened? Will Zhao Yao be able to regain her body back and become the sect leader again? What is the fate of Qin Zhi Yan, whose body Zhao Yao possessed? The story of love and hate begins...

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