Upcoming Chinese Dramas to Watch in October 2023 | TheReviewGeek Recommends

South Asian culture has seen a boost in mass interest in TV Shows and Movies coming from different Asian countries, especially South Korea, Japan and China. Chinese dramas, also known as C-dramas, are gaining a lot of attention online, all thanks to their longer number of episodes and fantastical elements.

With a comparatively limited number of shows releasing in C-drama releases this month, here is a tentative list of all Chinese dramas that will be released throughout October.

Tiger and Crane

Episodes: 36
Release Date: October 2nd
Genre: Mystery, Period Drama, Youth, Fantasy
Network: iQiyi

Plot: This show tells the story of a group of teenagers who, for the sake of their dreams, love, and responsibility, trudge through the gloom of the chaotic world to save the world. 


Episodes: N/A
Release Date: October 2nd
Genre: Thriller, Mini-Series
Network: TencentVideo

Plot:  The show follows a major murder that occurred in Beishan City. Star entrepreneur Long Yun Fei held the murder weapon in his hand and couldn’t explain himself. He was taken back to the Criminal Investigation Brigade as a major suspect.

Prosecutor Su Qing teamed up with Captain Feng Gang of the Criminal Investigation Brigade to investigate the case. Unexpectedly, during the investigation, they accidentally discovered that the case is inextricably linked to the unsolved bones case in the nursing home from several years ago.

Chang An Unknown Space

Episodes: N/A
Release Date: October 5th
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Mystery
Network: Tencent Video

Plot: After mysterious crises occur one after another in the city of Chang’an, a virus infects humans like zombies. Strange and gloomy underground caves, and treasures that have been rumoured to reach the sky for thousands of years.

In a bizarre adventure, more mysteries are waiting to be solved as the people of Taiping headed by Ma Long protect Chang’an.

The Heart

Episodes: 40
Release Date: October 7th
Genre: Romance, Drama, Medical
Network: CCTV 

Plot: Xiao Feng is the Deputy Chief Physician of the Cardiology Department at Dongli Hospital. He is introverted and strict. He becomes work partners with the impulsive doctor Lin Yi, yet friction arises due to the differences in their medical beliefs.

Meanwhile, Xiao Feng’s younger sister, Fang Xiao Ran also gets a job working as a doctor at the Intensive Care Unit where she pursues her ideals and tries to ease the relationship between her brother and her mother. In the process of curing diseases and saving lives, the three people become great colleagues.

Which Mandarin/Chinese drama are you most looking forward to in the month of October? Which do you think could become the best of 2023? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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