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11 Sweet Age Gap (Older Woman & Younger Man) C-Dramas To Watch

I can’t speak for everyone, but a swoony May-December romance drama always makes me feel like I’m floating on clouds.

For the uninitiated, a May-December romance is another name for a drama where the leads have a huge age difference.

And for many of these couples, working for their happily ever after is intense work because they’re battling their biases while trying to keep their love alive.

This is even harder when the woman is the older one in the relationship, and in this post, I’ve listed some of the best and most amazing romantic age-gap Chinese dramas with an older female lead.

There’s everything from a sweet, sweet modern romance drama to a historical romance that was just the right side of beautiful and I know you’d love them!

1. The Love You Give Me

Min Hui and Xin Qi met five years ago but had a complicated relationship – Min Hui pretended to be Xin Qi’s childhood friend to help a deceased friend, but she didn’t know Xin Qi had a heart condition. 

Now, they meet again and Xin Qi discovers he is the father of Min Hui’s son, who has the same heart condition, and they try to forgive each other and start over as a family.

I loved this older woman/younger man Cdrama for many things, but top of the list is how family was at the heart and center of their stories, and the emotional journey was top-notch – you really don’t want to miss it!

2. The Rational Life

Shen Ruo Xin is a busy woman in her 30s, who is juggling work and her personal challenges – office politics, family expectations, and unsuitable love interests.

But even with her packed schedule, she gracefully handles everything and even finds unexpected romance.

This drama is a nice blend of the slice-of-life genre and romance, and I’ll tell you for free that the end result was simply amazing – the female lead in this drama was so strong and impressive and I was rooting for her from the very beginning!

3. My Dear Lady

Ling Xun Xun gets divorced after six years of marriage, and she becomes the personal assistant of Cheng Li, the CEO she accidentally hit in a car accident. 

Despite challenges, Xun Xun impresses Cheng Li, and this leads to unexpected feelings, and now she’ll have to grapple with the effects of her divorced status and their age gap. 

My Dear Lady is another fantastic and sweet age-gap romantic Chinese drama featuring an older woman and a younger man that felt like a warm hug.

4. Rattan

Si Teng, a plant-alien hybrid, was hunted down and killed by a Xuanmen hunter. 

Years later, she was accidentally resurrected by Qin Fang, a young architect, and she asked him to help her regain her memories and adapt to modern life. 

Soon enough, they fell in love but Si Teng’s yet incomplete memories keot rroubling her and they set out to find answers even as the little disturbing fragments of her past loomed over their happiness.

5. Why Women Love

Zhao Jiang Yue is the strict boss of a tech company, and they release a dating app that promises to find a partner in three months. 

Gu Jia Xin, heir to the company’s founding family, then becomes Zhao Jiang Yue’s temporary assistant. 

At first, they clash, but when Zhao Jiang Yue asks for help to win over Xu Ning Yuan, Gu Jia Xin realizes he has feelings for her, and she might feel the same way – except she’s older and he’s younger than her. 

6. She And Her Perfect Husband

Career-focused lawyer Qin Shi is forced into a pretend marriage by her parents. 

And Yang Hua, who has been pressured into an arranged marriage, joins forces with Qin Shi, and they impulsively decide to marry in an effort to defy their parents. 

But things become a little complicated when Qin Shi’s ex-boyfriend enters the picture, and this sparks the love between her and Yang Hua.

7. See You Tomorrow

Ding Liao Liao, a lively writer, and Jiang Kan, a reserved pharmacist, become unexpected roommates

And, despite their differences, they face crazy incidents and grow closer. 

8. Love Under The Full Moon

In 2011, Lei Chu Xia traveled to 2021 during a full moon, and she met Xu Xiao Dong and soon realized that her existence depended on him. 

They were connected, and Xu Xiao Dong helped Lei Chu Xia regain her memory and solve the mysteries of the past ten years.

This is another super sweet romance Cdrama about an older woman and a younger man over several years that I feel everybody should watch at least once – it’s really that sweet. 

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9. The Flaming Heart

Huo Yan, vice-captain of the Fire Rescue Team, meets Yan Lan, a doctor, during a rescue mission. 

They develop a strong bond while facing challenging situations together, and when a virus outbreak occurs, Yan Lan fights the disease while Huo Yan silently supports her. 

10. City Of Streamer

Adapted from the novel City of Streamer by Mi Bao and set in early 20th century Shanghai, warlords are seizing power, and the influential Rong family is abusing their wealth to commit crimes. 

To seek justice, Feng Shi Zhen infiltrates the Rong family as a tutor to their young master, Rong Jia Shang, but, as they test and use each other, she starts falling for him.

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11. Trial Marriage

Two real estate industry leaders, Gu Ling Se and Ye Cheng Shu, agree to a 99-day fake engagement for business reasons

And, they fall in love for real, but this faces a threat when Ye Cheng Shu’s friend reveals his ambitious plans that could endanger their family business. 

Now, they must join forces to save the company. This heartwarming Chinese drama is really just an amazing thing, and I’ll recommend it anytime to anyone who wants to see an older woman fall for a younger man. 

What do you think? How many of these dramas will you be watching?

And if you’re still on the fence about whether or not to watch any of these interesting older woman and younger man Chinese dramas, just give it a try – you won’t regret it.

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