The BEST Youku shows of all time

Every Youku show, ranked

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

Word of Honor
star
8.61
113 votes

#1 - Word of Honor

Zhou Zi Shu gets embroiled in a conspiracy in the martial arts world. He meets Wen Ke Xing who escapes from the Ghost Valley to avenge his parents' deaths. They become fast friends and embark on an adventure to find a legendary treasure.

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The Longest Day In Chang'An
star
8.20
53 votes

#2 - The Longest Day In Chang'An

The Longest Day In Chang'an, is one of the most popular TV series of 2019 in China. Chang'an. The city of Eternal Peace. China's ancient imperial capital and the world's most magnificent metropolis. Its treasures and wealth are now under siege from a mysterious army. In 24 hours the enemies will launch a devastating attack. While the nobles panic and flee, the city's most notorious criminal will be its saviour!

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Bloody Romance
star
7.86
28 votes

#3 - Bloody Romance

What doesn’t break you can make you stronger. Qi Xue is a beautiful 16-year-old whose life takes a horrific turn when her father sells her to a brothel. There, she undergoes unspeakable abuse that nearly breaks her spirit. But when Qi Xue enters a mysterious new city, she is given a new identify of Wan Mei and undergoes training to become an assassin. Now able to use her beauty as a weapon, Wan Mei is no longer a victim of all the cruel people around her during the waning days of the Tang Dynasty. As Wan Mei takes on dangerous missions that puts her life on the line, the mysterious Chang An watches over her like a shadow. But when she becomes embroiled in a deadly conspiracy, can Wan Mei survive?

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Guardian (2018)
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7.73
49 votes

#4 - Guardian (2018)

More than ten thousand years ago an alien race landed on the planet Haixing, some among them fused their cells with plants and animals, forming the Yashou tribe. Some stayed deep under the ground and were called the Dixing people. Their cells mutated as well and they became capable of some supernatural powers. There was, however, peace between the three tribes. Until a meteor hit Haixing and the Dixing's resources started to deplete and they escaped to the surface and started a war with the Haixing and the Yashou people. Zhao Yun Lan, a human, falls into a deep slumber to save Shen Wei, a powerful mutant. In return, Shen Wei fulfills his promise to Zhao Yun Lan to be the keeper of the boundary. The Haixing, in the end, won the war after they created 4 Holy Tools out of the meteor. The three tribes then agreed on a peace. The humans create the Special Investigation Division (SID) to catch mutants who escape exile and bring them back to the border. After a million years, both sides were able to live peacefully and the SID became irrelevant and forgotten altogether, that is until a series of weird events begin to occur. Shen Wei, now as a gentle and calm university professor, joins the SID and realizes that Zhao Yun Lan is awake and knows nothing about their past. The SID also comes to realize that Shen Wei is no ordinary professor and somehow linked to the mysterious "four sages".

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I Hear You
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7.60
103 votes

#5 - I Hear You

Bei Er Duo, a girl from an ordinary family, dreams about studying in Japan to be a professional voice actress. However, her mother wants her to marry rich whilst she is young, leading to continuous blind dates which irritate Bei Er Duo. In her desperation to raise funds for studying overseas as well as helping her best friend Tang Li out of a crisis, Bei Er Duo joins a couple reality program, encountering top violin maker Ye Shu Wei. Ye Shu Wei is from a family of artists and has a low-key, mysterious, and genius character in both the composing and violin industry. He was forced to join the reality program having lost a bet to his nephew Yu Sheng. In fact, the actual reason that attracted Ye Shu Wei to participate in the show is not his bet with Yu Sheng. Instead, he seeks to identify the person who correctly answered his audition question. Because the reality show is faced with the crisis of integrity, Bei Er Duo and Ye Shu Wei start a lively and funny cohabitation life, and spontaneously fell into the fate of a wonderful romance together.

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The Flame's Daughter
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7.44
47 votes

#6 - The Flame's Daughter

The story focuses on a lively and passionate Ru Ge (Dilraba Dilmurat), heir to a big estate, and her entangled love with three men in her life. One enters a life of immortality just for the chance of meeting her again, yet he’s cursed with an unrequited love forever (Xue – Vic Zhou). Another is a gentle, loving, crippled man who eventually loses most of his senses (Yu – Liu Rui Lin). Lastly is an arrogant man who is her first love and also the one to break her heart (Feng – Zhang Bin Bin).

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My Girl (2020)
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7.39
31 votes

#7 - My Girl (2020)

When Meng Hui was a child, she was accidentally injured by Shen Yi, leaving a scar on her face and causing her a delusional disorder. Shen Yi escaped responsibility because of his young age, but both of them grew up with their own respective "scars." One day, they came across each other again when Meng Hui, now a makeup artist, meets Shen Yi whom she thought was a junior staff of the cosmetics company LS, but in reality, is the president of the company.

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Count Your Lucky Stars
star
7.37
24 votes

#8 - Count Your Lucky Stars

Lu Xingcheng was used to having the world at his feet until he lost everything in an instant. Tong Xiaoyou used to be eternally jinxed until the day she became famous overnight. Chic editor Lu Xingcheng has a haughty personality and a sharp tongue. In the fashion world, he is a legendary figure and famous for being lucky. Tong Xiaoyou is an unknown designer who is unlucky in everything that she does. An accident causes their lucks to be interchanged and their lives take a drastic turn. As Tong Xiaoyou gets to know Lu Xingcheng, she gradually learns about his hidden past and discovers a man who yearns for family despite his arrogant facade. Tong Xiaoyou wants to help her idol return to his former glory, but his egotistic tendencies can be hard to deal with.

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Cambrian Period
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7.32
31 votes

#9 - Cambrian Period

Tang Ying is an innocent, naive girl who, after a failing acting career, decides to start afresh to travel to Nanzhan Bu Island (South Island) and become a surrogate shopper. However, all is not what it seems. Due to the popularity of the island and the tax-free and visa free policies in place there, it has attracted the attention of many criminal syndicates/gangs who are looking to invest on the island due to the prospect of making an insane amount of money, and the secret war between the gangs and the police brewing there. By accident, Tang Ying becomes embroiled in the war, as well as meeting two different men who are on opposite sides of this war: Jian Zi who is a juvenile killer, and the handsome male police commissioner Li Yong Ji. In the shadow of death, gangs and a variety of cases involving trade in the black market, will Tang Ying be able to pull through?

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Day and Night
star
7.21
80 votes

#10 - Day and Night

The usually carefree Guan Hong Yu is accused of murdering a whole family. To clear his younger twin brother’s charges, the team leader of the criminal investigation department, Guan Hong Feng, wants to take on this case, but since he’s a relative, he’s not allowed to participate in the investigation. A new team leader named Zhou Xun is assigned and ends up seeking Hong Feng’s help. Zhou Xun and Hong Feng as his “consultant” uncover a number of cases together. However, Hong Feng has a secret: one of the twin brothers has fear of the dark, so the “Hong Feng” appearing at the police station during the day and at night is actually not the same person. Together, the twins secretly try to find out the truth about the “family extinction murder case”.

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Professional Single
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6.96
24 votes

#11 - Professional Single

Single since birth, Yuan Qian and Qin Shen are two people who will probably end up being single for life because they want to. Set against the backdrop of an art school, the story follows students who overcome many difficulties to pursue their artistic ideals. Qin Shen is a student who dreams of becoming a sculptor. A freshman in their department, he is like a god-level existence in their school - cold, disciplined and a perfectionist. However, girls mean nothing to him and he finds dating to be a complete waste of time. Yuan Qian has the appearance of the cute girl next door but has a headstrong personality. She is eloquent and determined such that no one can stop her once she sets her mind to something. However, she has a tendency to pick at other people's shortcomings so much that no guy can impress her.

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Wait, My Youth
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0.00
0 votes

#12 - Wait, My Youth

A story about the naivety of young love, the pureness, and beauty of friendship and the warmth of family surrounding a group of friends. Su Can Can loves learning about literary works. In her adolescence, she meets her best friends. Xu Mei Li is lively and cheerful, Lan Tian Ye is handsome and uninhibited, Lin Jia Ze is gentle and refined, Tao Ya Ting is beautiful and melancholic. In their journey, they have many little secrets and many worries. Whether in high school or in college, Su Can Can has collected many unforgettable memories. When she turned 28, she looks around and realizes that the people with her when she was 18 are still the same people around her now.

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The Strongest Men of God
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0.00
0 votes

#13 - The Strongest Men of God

A story revolving around a hero type protagonist worshipped like a god by his followers. They form a gaming team under his leadership and call themselves the Dragon Fight Team. Liu Chuan (Zhang Si Fan) is an expert in the gaming circle who wins every competition that he joins. While he was at the peak of his career, his parents force him to return to school to finish his studies. Due to boredom, he secretly forms a new team with his friends Xu Ce (Bai Cheng Jun), Lan Wei Ran (Shi Zhi), Qin Ye (Guo Wei) and Wu Ze Wen (Steven Zhang) who have potential despite being amateurs. Through training and teamwork, the group slowly makes its way up to become the best of the best.

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