8 Best Chinese Military Dramas That You Must to Watch

Here are some of the best collections of romantic Chinese military dramas that you must watch. This list is carefully curated by us featuring the newest and most thrilling military C-dramas, where brave soldiers meet beautiful doctors in a whirlwind of romance and suspense.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable viewing experience as you explore the best Chinese romantic military drama series that will keep you glued to the screen!”

List of The Best Chinese Military Dramas to Watch

1. Glory of Special Forces

Glory of Special Forces - Chinese Military Dramas

Quick facts

  • Released: 2022
  • Episodes: 45
  • Watch on: WeTV
  • Stars: Yang Yang, Jiang Lu Xia, and Meng A Sai

The storyline of the Chinese military show follows the coming of age of Yan Po Yue, a young man who is outstanding in every way but does not fit into the team and becomes a loner.

Yan Po Yue comes from a family of soldiers and wants to prove it to his father by enrolling in military school at the start of the gaokao exam.

During the new recruitment, Yan Po Yue produces outstanding results but fails to gain support from his superiors. He is then sent to be part of a cooking crew, a place full of people with hidden talents.

Once Yan Po Yue had the opportunity to take part in the selection of special forces in the army. But there he was concerned only with his own success. After going through several incidents, he begins to realize that he still has many shortcomings and needs the help of his colleagues.

2. Ace Troops

Ace Troops

Quick facts

  • Released: 2021
  • Episodes: 40
  • Watch on: YouTube
  • Stars: Johnny Huang, Xiao Zhan, and Elaine Zhong

Telling the story of friendship and rivalry between two men in the same unit, you must watch this one of the best Chinese Military Dramas if you are looking for an element of suspense.

Gao Liang and Gu Yi Ye are two men who are recruited into the same unit and enter action on the first day of military service. Their careers started badly despite their unquestionable bravery.

Both come from different backgrounds and therefore have very different personalities. They compete in love and compete in the army, but they respect each other as comrades in arms.

3. Kungfu Cop

Kungfu Cop - Chinese Military Romance Dramas

Quick facts

  • Released: 2020
  • Episodes: 45
  • Watch on: iQIYI
  • Stars: Joe Xu, Mou Xing, and Xu Hong Hao

This military romance Chinese drama tells the story of a small response team under the leadership of Captain Zhang Lan who fights terrorism on the front lines to maintain peace and order in the city.

Captain Zhang Lan recruits three martial arts students who have their respective specialties to join the police force. They are Xin Xiao Jing who is good at fighting, Cheng Tang who is smart and Bai Daqing (Yang Shan) who is a parkour hobbyist.

They are then sent to infiltrate a criminal organization and make secret arrests. With university students as the core force, the police also formed a quick reaction team under the guidance of psychologist Chen Cheng.

In the process, Xin Xiao Jing and her teammates grow into better individuals who always stick to their calling to serve society.

4. Arsenal Military Academy

Arsenal Military Academy - Chinese Military Dramas

Quick facts

Set in the 20th century, this one of the best Chinese military dramas tells the story of Chinese military forces caught in a prolonged, bloody conflict as they fight against the Japanese Imperial army.

The government then drafted young men into the army to defend the country’s beleaguered northeast. But a woman named Xie Xiang also wants to get in on the action.

She decides to cut her hair short and assume her older brother’s identity in an attempt to join the Chinese army. Xie Xiang quickly proves herself capable of serving in the army and soon earns a place at an elite military academy in Shanghai.

At the academy, she befriends a number of young male recruits, including Gu Yan Zheng and Shen Jun San. However, their relationship becomes complicated when Gu Yan Zheng and Shen Jun San fall in love with Xie Xiang.

5. My Dear Guardian

My Dear Guardian

Quick facts

  • Released: 2021
  • Episodes: 40
  • Watch on: iQIYI and Viki
  • Stars: Johnny Huang, Li Qin, Nie Zi Hao, and Yang Shu

This is a Chinese drama that tells the love story between a warm and gentle military medic and an ‘iceberg’ military officer.

Xia Chu was a beautiful woman who became a great surgeon. She had a lot of experience and was very calm in life-and-death situations.

Meanwhile, Liang Muze is a special military officer who has fought on many battlefields. He had closed his heart because of the painful memories of the past.

The Xia Chu and Liang Muze met on a mission and eventually fell in love even though the first meeting didn’t go very well.

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6. The Glory of Youth

The Glory of Youth

Quick facts

  • Released: 2021
  • Episodes: 49
  • Watch on: –
  • Stars: Li Yi Feng, Chen Xing Xu, Xiao Yang, Duan Bo Wen, and Dong Chun Hui

One of the best Chinese military dramas tells the story of a group of students who join the army and become Rocket Force soldiers.

Under the leadership of old warriors who have special skills, their bodies and minds are tested to become formidable warriors.

Xia Zhuo, Ouyang Jun, Lin An Bang, and Yi Zi Meng are four roommates who attend the same university and live in the same dormitory. For their own reasons, they became students recruited to become rocket troops.

7. Operation: Special Warfare

Operation: Special Warfare

Quick facts

  • Released: 2022
  • Episodes: 35
  • Watch on: Viki
  • Stars: Gao Wei Guang, Hu Bing Qing, Li Chuan, and Chi Ning Ning

Telling the story of a group of young men who are recruited into an elite unit, this Chinese military romantic drama will present its audience with suspense and romance. That team was the “Blue Lightning Commando” led by Captain Qin Guan, a tough leader with a much softer interior and a kind heart.

He is the type of person who really cares about his team and wants them to be the best of the best. He trained them hard, but kept his focus on safety and learning to trust one another.

Together they weather the ups and downs, all the while keeping an eye on a group of terrorists bent on carrying out a sinister plot. Amidst all this, Qin Guan and Ning Meng, a female warrior discover something completely unexpected on the battlefield: love.

8. You Are My Hero

You Are My Hero

Quick facts

You Are My Hero is one of the best romantic Chinese military dramas that tells the love story between a special SWAT forces captain and a beautiful doctor.

Mi Ka is a Doctor who has just graduated and is at a jewelry store buying a gift for her parents. However, at that time the jewels were stolen by armed robbers.

Then, a special SWAT Team was deployed to control the situation and that’s how Mi Ka met Special Forces Captain Xing Ke Lei. However, because Xing Ke Lei was wearing a full combat uniform, she had no idea what he looked like.

Several years later, when she was already a medical surgeon, Mi Ka decided to participate in an emergency rescue drill with a police SWAT team and unknowingly she met Captain Xing Ke Lei again.

The relationship between them begins and eventually develops into love. They also learn more about each other and face various military and medical situations in the future.


Those are the 8 lists of the best romantic Chinese military dramas that you must watch, at least once. Thanks for reading this article, have a nice day!

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