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  • Ep 16 SUB

    Reborn Rich (2022) (2022)

    Reborn Rich (2022)
    Genre:
    Corruption, Drama, Murder, Novel, Power Struggle, Revenge, Transmigration
    Country:
    Korean

    Yoon Hyun Woo is a devoted, hard-working, and loyal secretary to the Jin family, which runs the lucrative Sunyang Group business empire. But one day, he is ruthlessly betrayed by the family, who frame him for embezzlement. He dies shortly after – but is miraculously brought “back to life” when he wakes up inside the body of the youngest male member of the family – Jin Do Joo.

    After he realizes what has happened, he decides to take revenge. He hatches a plan to overthrow Jin Yang Chul, the cold-blooded and money-hungry CEO of Sunyang Group. Yoon Hyun Wo plots to use his new “identity” to formulate a hostile takeover of the group – and punish the people who killed him. But what role will be played in all this by a dogged public prosecutor named Seo Min Young, an anti-corruption investigator who becomes known as the “Sunyang Group Grim Reaper?”

    Adapted from the web novel "Youngest Son of a Conglomerate" (재벌집 막내아들) by San Gyung (산경).

  • Ep 24 SUB

    The Birth of The Drama King (2019) (2019)

    The Birth of The Drama King (2019)
    Genre:
    Betrayal, Bromance, Comedy, Martial Arts, Murder, Power Struggle, Romance, Web Series, Wuxia
    Country:
    Chinese

    A hilarious comedy about two long lost brothers who meet again as enemies in the pugilistic world with the "righteous" hero infiltrating the "evil" dark lord's sect as an undercover agent. Hijinks ensue when the introverted hero tries to befriend the temperamental dark lord by following his master's self-help book on "how to make a friend in ten days."

    (Source: ?; Edited by Lee C)

    Adapted from the novel "The Wrong Way to a Demon Sect Leader".

    Episodes: 24

    Duration: 45 min.

  • Ep 20 SUB

    Lost Romance (2020) (2020)

    Lost Romance (2020)
    Genre:
    Business, Cold Man, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Power Struggle, Romance
    Country:
    Taiwanese

    Zheng Xiao En works as an editor of romance novels at a publishing company, and secretly dreams about falling in love with a CEO. When she isn’t working, she spends her days daydreaming about He Tian Hang, the handsome chief executive of the company that occupies the building opposite her company’s offices.

    One day, Zheng Xiao En magically finds herself transported into the pages of a romance novel – and comes face-to-face with her crush He Tian Hang. However, she soon discovers that in this fictional universe, his name is Si Tu Ao Ran – and his personality is very different. She hopes to use all the tips and tricks she has learned from the romance novels she has edited to help snare his heart. But she soon discovers that in this fictional world, she isn’t the heroic female lead – and instead is an evil side character!

    Can she flip the story on its head – and end up with the man of her dreams?

  • Ep 12 SUB

    Princess at Large (2018) (2018)

    Princess at Large (2018)
    Genre:
    Comedy, Contract Relationship, Fantasy, Historical, Murder, Power Struggle, Romance, Time Travel, Transmigration
    Country:
    Chinese
    Doctor Ji Xian Yun is an intern at a medical school in the modern times. She time travels to the olden times into the Chancellor's second daughter's body who tried to commit suicide to escape marriage. Prince Ming Wang is the fiance of the Chancellor's elder daughter, but she refuses the marriage because of his strange illness, which makes him have a big stomach. Ji Xian Yun is tricked into marriage with Ming Wang by her family.
  • Ep 10 SUB

    Princess at Large (2018) (2018)

    Princess at Large (2018)
    Genre:
    Comedy, Contract Relationship, Fantasy, Historical, Murder, Power Struggle, Romance, Time Travel, Transmigration
    Country:
    Chinese
    Doctor Ji Xian Yun is an intern at a medical school in the modern times. She time travels to the olden times into the Chancellor's second daughter's body who tried to commit suicide to escape marriage. Prince Ming Wang is the fiance of the Chancellor's elder daughter, but she refuses the marriage because of his strange illness, which makes him have a big stomach. Ji Xian Yun is tricked into marriage with Ming Wang by her family.
  • Ep 40 SUB

    Dreaming Back to the Qing Dynasty (2019)

    Dreaming Back to the Qing Dynasty
    Genre:
    Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Novel, Power Struggle, Romance, Supernatural, Time Travel, Transmigration
    Country:
    Chinese

    A story that follows office worker Xiao Wei who gets lost in the Forbidden City and finds that she has been transported to the Qing Dynasty.

    Xiao Wei is an ordinary girl from the 21st century. After time traveling to the Qing Dynasty, she meets the warm-hearted 13th prince, the 14th prince, the 4th prince, the stately Emperor Kang Xi and becomes embroiled in the political turmoils within the palace. Which path to choose becomes a difficult choice that she must make over and over again.

    Adaptation is from the novel Dreaming Back to the Qing Dynasty by Jin Zi.

  • Ep 46 SUB

    Joy of Life (2019) (2019)

    Joy of Life (2019)
    Genre:
    Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Historical, Martial Arts, Mystery, political, Power Struggle, Romance, Sci-fi, Swordsman, Time Travel, Wuxia
    Country:
    Chinese

    Fan Xian is born in the ancient empire of Southern Qing with memories of the 21st century. He lives in a rural town as the illegitimate son of the Minister of Finance, raised by his grandmother. His mother, Ye Qing Mei, was once a celebrated inventor and the founder of the Overwatch Department, the country's spy network but was killed shortly after her son was born. Fan Xian has since been protected by a blind martial arts expert, Wu Zhu, his mother's bodyguard. He learned martial arts and the art of poison as a child, also assisted by his knowledge from the 21st century.

    After an assassination attempt, he decides to venture into the capital to find out more about his mysterious mother and why anyone would want to kill him, as he perceives himself to be an unimportant person. He also wants to know why he has memories of a sharply different era. In the capital, he accidentally meets Lin Wan Er, the sickly illegitimate daughter of Princess Royal, and falls in love with her. Unbeknownst to him, she is the woman the emperor chose for him to marry so that he would be the new overseer of the Royal Treasury, an institute Fan Xian's mother established in the palace and currently handled by Princess Royal.

    In the capital, however, he gets entangled in the intrigues of the Emperor and the two Princes, as well as the Overwatch Department, leading to him questioning his whole identity and inducing him to find his true life goals, abandoning his original intention to just "enjoy life".

    (Source: Wikipedia)

    Adapted from the web novel “Qing Yu Nian” (庆余年) by Mao Ni (猫腻).

    Episodes: 46

  • Ep 20 SUB

    Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung (2019) (2019)

    Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung (2019)
    Genre:
    Comedy, Conspiracy, Drama, Feminism, Historical, political, Power Struggle, Romance, Sismance
    Country:
    Korean

    The story takes place at the beginning of the 19th century. Goo Hae Ryung is an intern to become a palace historian. However, it was not acceptable for women to write historical records at that time. She takes one step at a time to create her own destiny in Joseon, where the Confucius ideas are deeply rooted.

    She wants to fulfill her duties as a historian and prove to the world that everyone is equal. Along with the fight of the female palace historians, the drama will tell her romance with Prince Lee Rim who has a secret of his own.

    (Source: Koreandrama.org)

    Two versions available: 40 episodes / 35 minutes (TV) || 20 episodes / 70 minutes (Online)

    Episodes: 40

    Duration: 35 min.

    Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

    Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday

  • Ep 16 SUB

    The Crowned Clown (2019) (2019)

    The Crowned Clown (2019)
    Genre:
    Comedy, Drama, Historical, melodrama, political, Power Struggle, Revenge, Romance
    Country:
    Korean

    Because of uprisings and a power struggle surrounding King Lee Hun, Joseon is in a state of disorder. To avoid assassination, a clown named Ha Sun (who looks almost identical to King Lee Hun) is brought to the palace to take the King's place.

    This drama show a love triangle between the king, the clown, and the queen. A love that transcends class and the law.

  • Ep 18 SUB

    Defendant (2017) (2017)

    Defendant (2017)
    Genre:
    Accident, Amnesia, Bromance, Drama, Law, Murder, Mystery, Power Struggle, Suspense, Thriller
    Country:
    Korean

    Park Jung Woo is a prosecutor at Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. One day, he wakes up and finds himself a convict on death row. Suffering from temporary amnesia, Jung Woo has no idea what transpired to land him in prison. He struggles to recover his memory and clear his name before his time is up.

    Episodes: 18

  • Ep 20 SUB

    Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016) (2016)

    Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016)
    Genre:
    Goryeo Dynasty, Historical, melodrama, Novel, political, Power Struggle, Romance, Tearjerker, Time Travel, Tragedy
    Country:
    Korean

    This drama is based on Chinese novel “Bu Bu Jing Xin” by Tong Hua which was originally published online in 2005 on Jinjiang Original Network. The novel also adapted into the chinese television series “Scarlet Heart” which was aired in Hunan Broadcasting System (HBS) from 2011-Sep-10 to 2011-Sep-29 and also “Scarlet Heart 2” which was aired in Zhejiang STV (ZJTV) from 2014-Apr-22 to 2014-May-07.

    This drama was fully pre-produced before airing which is a departure from the live-shoot production format that characterizes most Korean dramas. The Filming Began on 2016-Jan and Completed on 2016-June-30. The series will be simulcast in China.

    When a total eclipse of the sun takes place, a 21st-century woman, Go Ha Jin, is transported back in time to the Goryeo Dynasty of Korea. She wakes up in the body of 16-year-old Hae Soo, an aristocrat living with Lady Hae, her cousin who happens to be married to one of the sons of King Taejo. She soon befriends several of the princes, who find her carefree and exuberant attitude refreshing. Although she knows she should not get involved in palace intrigues over the succession to the throne, she inadvertently becomes a pawn in the struggle, as several of the Princes fall in love with her.

    Adapted from the Chinese novel “Bu Bu Jing Xin” (步步惊心) by Tong Hua (桐华).

  • Ep 54 SUB

    Nirvana in Fire (2015) (2015)

    Nirvana in Fire (2015)
    Genre:
    Corruption, Drama, Hidden Identity, Historical, Military, political, Power Struggle, Revenge, Romance, Tragic Past, War
    Country:
    Chinese

    In sixth-century China, the Emperor of Great Liang orders the unjust execution of his brother-in-law Marshal Lin Xie alongside the Lin family, his 70,000 army soldiers, and Crown Prince Qi. Secretly surviving the massacre is Lin Xie's son, Lin Shu, who undergoes medical treatment that changes his appearance entirely and leaves him in a weakened state, unable to ever perform martial arts again. Lin Shu changed his name to Mei Chang Su and later became the chief of the pugilist world and established the Jiangzuo Alliance.

    Twelve years later, Mei Chang Su returns to the capital with a secret plan after being sought after by Prince Yu and Prince Xian during their fight for the throne. He decides to covertly assist Prince Jing, the unfavoured son of the Emperor, and wisely rids the court of all scheming officials.

    Adapted from the novel "Lang Ya Bang" (琅琊榜) by Hai Yan (海宴).

    Episodes: 54

  • Ep 35 SUB

    Scarlet Heart (2011) (2011)

    Scarlet Heart (2011)
    Genre:
    Cold Man, Drama, Friendship, Harem, Historical, Novel, political, Power Struggle, Romance, Supernatural, Time Travel, Tragedy
    Country:
    Chinese

    Zhang Xiao, a 25 year old girl from modern times had just gotten into a fight which leads to a car accident that caused her to go back to the Qing Dynasty. There, she is in the body of Maertai Ruo-Xi who is the sister of the 8th Prince's wife, Maertai Ruo-Lan. In the Qing Dynasty, she finds that life is hard because love is controlled by only one person and is not decided freely. She becomes entangled into the battle of the Princes for the Throne. Ruo-Xi has half a year before she enters the Palace for the maiden selections. How will she survive the Qing Dynasty?

    Adapted from the novel "Bu Bu Jing Xin" (步步惊心) by Tong Hua (桐华).