15 Binge-Worthy Hate To Love Chinese Romance Dramas

Fierce hate breeds fierce love – can I get an “Amen”, anybody? 

For real, love comes about in the most different ways and in today’s article, we’re looking at romantic Chinese dramas where the leads dislike each other from the get-go.

This could be because of a rivalry, a negative first impression, or something else entirely, but what’s for sure is that they can’t stand each other at the beginning. 

Slowly, they shed their scales when they realise that they the other person isn’t all too bad, and if you’ve read up until this point, there’s no way you don’t want a recommendation. 

Below, I’ve listed some of my favorite romantic Cdramas with the haters to lovers trope, and I can tell you for a fact that they’re all good and you really should give atleast one a chance. 

1. The Corner Of Love

In this hate to love Chinese drama, Chen Ju Yi, a divorced elementary school teacher, buys a big house with his savings and moves in with his daughter.

But their joy is cut short when a woman named Fang Ling claims the house as her own. 

Reluctantly, they decide to temporarily live together and seek legal advice, and soon their necessary cohabitation turns into a battle to kick each other out.

But, unexpected life disruptions bring them closer, and they become each other’s greatest support. 

2. Meteor Garden 

Shan Cai, who is an ordinary girl, enters the country’s most prestigious school and meets F4, a group of four wealthy and handsome boys. 

But even though she comes from a struggling family, Shan Cai refuses to back down, and soon she clashes with Dao Ming Si, the spoiled bully, but she finds support in Hua Ze Lei’s helping hand. 

Gradually, the boys acknowledge Shan Cai’s resilience, and she discovers their hidden goodness in this amazing college drama.

3. In The Day We Flipped

Somehow, modern-day mortician Zhang Chu Xi finds herself unintentionally transported into the body of the Queen of the Lan Dynasty, and she realises she is a target of the prince’s assassination plot. 

Driven by a longing for genuine connections, Zhang Chu Xi navigates treacherous royal schemes and she soon finds himself developing unexpected feelings for her would-be assassin, Su Ning Ze. 

Just as they embrace their love and decide to unite, the dormant body Zhang Chu Xi inhabits awakens, and she threatens to strip her of consciousness.

4. My Little Princess 

Lin Xing Chen, an heiress looking for her Prince Charming, sets her sights on wealthy student Zheng Chu Yao at Four Leaf College.

Somehow, she makes a mistake and pursues the brooding Jiang Nian Yu instead, and she realises that she always meets him in the most compromising situations. 

To win Chu Yao’s attention, she enlists Nian Yu as her tango teacher, but she becomes disappointed when she finds out that Chu Yao likes Yu Yang Yang.

5. My Amazing Boyfriend

Mutant Xue Ling Qiao awakens after centuries of slumber when actress Tian Jing Zhi inadvertently triggers a fatal car accident.

Despite his mysterious past, Ling Qiao insists on living with her. 

While Jing Zhi pretends not to be bothered by his superpowers, she secretly tries to rid herself of this “monster.”

But, their constant clashes unexpectedly warm their relationship, and this fuels their budding romance and they soon discover an astonishing conspiracy spanning centuries.

This amazing enemies to lovers Chinese drama will have you laughing with the hilarity of their actions, and it’s based on a novelMy Amazing Boyfriend by Shui Qian Mo – so double the fun!

6. Warm Time With You

Wu Yi is a young boy who, despite losing his parents, finds warmth and happiness in the care of his aunt, Wu Jiao Jiao, who runs a martial arts hall.

But, his uncle, Qi Mo, the assertive president, wants a meeting between father and son, and this starts a custody battle. 

Wu Jiao Jiao, a spirited and determined woman, refuses to back down easily, and she is ready to fight for her nephew’s well-being.

Related: 20 Must-Watch Rich Boy & Poor Girl Chinese Dramas For Romance Lovers

7. The Trick of Life and Love

After a mysterious car accident, CEO Ning Cheng Ming, known as the professor from hell, is saved by Li Qian, who he dislikes. 

Once a clever student and now an accomplished secretary, Li Qian holds the key to his past. But, there’s a catch—Cheng Ming wakes up with amnesia. 

If you’re in the mood for a Chinese drama where the boy hates the girl in the beginning but then they fall in love, I can’t recommend this drama more.

Their love-hate relationship is literally the thing romantic dreams are made of, and I just know you’ll be thrilled by how their love blossoms over time.  

8. Master Of My Own

Ning Meng dreams of becoming an investment director but feels increasingly distant from her goal, and while working under Lu Ji Ming, she’s denied career advancement. 

Fed up, Ning Meng decides to search for a new job, and despite the challenges, she perseveres and lands a position at a different investment firm.

9. Love Is Sweet

Love is sweet cdrama

Jiang Jun, a girl with two degrees in economics and psychology, fulfils her father’s dying wish by joining a top investment company.

There, she meets her childhood playmate, Yuan Shu Ai, who is now a rival. 

This is another fantastic enemies to lovers Chinese drama for you to watch in 2023 – you really don’t want to miss it. 

10. Skate Into Love

A short-track speed skating girl and the ice hockey god of their school cross paths, starting a journey to chase their dreams.

Li Yu Bing and Tang Xue shared a troubled past but both have a passion for ice. Li Yu Bing, now the school’s ice god, enlists Tang Xue’s help to settle old scores. 

However, as they spend time together, Li Yu Bing discovers Tang Xue’s admirable qualities and helps her rediscover her love for speed skating. 

And even with disapproval and the many tough choices they need to make, these two decide to brave the odds together.

11. Love Designer

A lawsuit brings fashion designer Zhou Fang face to face with Song Lin, a mismatched pair with interdependent lives and work.

Their stubbornness leads to conflicts, but as they compete, their feelings transform. 

Different personalities yet same in the way that matters, this enemies to lovers Cdrama will have you on the edge of your seat. 

12. General and I

In a war-torn world, the nations of Jin, Yan, Liang, and Qin vie for power, and when Jin falls, Prince He Xia and strategist Bai Ping Ting narrowly escape. 

Fate separates them, with He Xia seeking revenge in Bai Lan while Bai Ping Ting becomes captive to Chu Bei Jie, Jin’s esteemed general. 

As their past love is rekindled, Bai Ping Ting’s heart conflicts with her loyalty, and this leads to a complex romance between enemies, where desires intertwine with kingdom loyalties.

13. Love In Time

Once an unpopular social outcast, Su Jia Nan now thrives as an aspiring writer with a growing fanbase.

But, her newfound freedom is short-lived when she becomes embroiled in a family inheritance dispute that threatens her dreams. 

With limited options and time running out, Jia Nan reluctantly turns to her former high school tormentor, Lu Bo Yan, for help. 

As the CEO of an investment company, Bo Yan agrees to help Jia Nan, but on one condition: they enter into a fake marriage.

Little do they know, this arrangement will only bring a whole new set of challenges to their lives.

14. My Love, Enlighten Me

After her girl group disbands on their debut night, 22-year-old Nuan Nuan must reinvent herself and face the reality of dashed dreams.

Soon enough she crosses paths with Han Che, a successful yet cold sound engineer with an impeccable memory. 

Though their relationship starts off rocky, Han Che and Nuan Nuan develop a growing fondness for each other.

As their love blossoms, they must confront their pasts and overcome obstacles to protect their newfound connection.

This is another solid Chinese drama about enemies to lovers that will send your blood kicking with fervor. 

15. Perfect And Casual

Through a string of chance encounters, a sick grandfather, and a duplicitous cousin, Zhang Si Nian and Yun Shu enter into a contractual marriage.

Their first meeting was downright chaotic and after Si Nian – who turned out to be her lecturer – made her miss her final project defense because she was a few minutes late, the battleground was drawn. 

They do eventually fall in love, but believe me when I say it wasn’t easy for them.

From hilarious misunderstandings to purely antagonistic behavior, you’re going to love this enemies to lovers Cdrama. 

I hope that you’ve found some new favorites to add to your watchlist and I’ll tell you for free that I enjoyed every single dramas on this list.

If you want some more recommendations, please check out the related posts below, and let me know in the comments below if I missed something.

Happy watching!

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