After discovering that there are some pretty awesome Chinese dramas out there that we didn’t realise were out there and are super addictive last year, we started 2018 with watching Chinese dramas. We thought we might have quite a lot of Chinese dramas making it to this year’s favourite dramas list with so many of them appealing to us. It looked promising with great starts. However, it didn’t come to be with half of the Chinese dramas we chose to watch ending up being misses for us.

There weren’t a whole lot of Taiwanese dramas that appealed to us this year. The only one that caught our attention was Between starring Marcus Chang and Esther Yeh. This drama started off pretty decently. We enjoyed the two lead characters and the story was pretty refreshing and interesting for the first handful of episodes. The story then slowly became duller and duller and we lost interest in the drama with the relationship developments of the lead characters becoming uninteresting around the middle point. It seems to be how it is for Taiwanese dramas nowadays. They start out strong, we enjoy it, but then it becomes quite a challenge to finish and we end up dropping it.

Korean dramas fill our favourite dramas list for 2018. There were just soooo many great ones this year and a lot of the dramas we enjoyed were exclusives to DramaFever. DramaFever really had an awesome selection this year! They brought in the drama we had our eyes on and hoped would be made available for us to watch. This drama ended up being our #1 favourite drama for 2018! :oD :oD. DramaFever also had dramas that weren’t on our watchlist and they ended up being favourites as well. Unfortunately, this awesome site with so many awesome dramas is no longer around. (Read our post on DramaFever’s shutdown).

Below, you can find out what drama is our #1 favourite for 2018 as well as other dramas we loved. We have also listed dramas that were a miss for us. And as always, we listed past year dramas we watched and loved! :oD :oD

2018 Asian dramas we enjoyed

#1 100 Days My Prince (Korean Drama)

Starring: Do Kyung Soo (EXO’s D.O.), Nam Ji Hyun

Read our 100 Days My Prince Recap

100 Days My Prince – Korean Drama

#2 My ID is Gangnam Beauty (Korean Drama)

Starring: Im Soo Hyung, Cha Eun Woo (ASTRO)

Read our My ID is Gangnam Beauty Series Recap

My ID is Gangnam Beauty – Korean Drama

#3 Miss Hammurabi (Korean Drama)

Starring: Go Ara, Kim Myung Soo (Infinite’s L)

Read our Miss Hammurabi Series Recap

Miss Hammurabi – Korean Drama

#4 My Secret Terrius (Korean Drama)

Starring: So Ji Sub, Jung In Sun, Son Ho Jun, Im Se Mi

My Secret Terrius – Korean Drama

#5 Rich Man, Poor Woman (Korean Drama)

Starring: Kim Jun Myeon (EXO’s Suho), Ha Yeon Soo

Rich Man, Poor Woman – Korean Drama

#6 The Flame’s Daughter (Chinese Drama)

Starring: Dilraba Dilmurat, Vic Chou, Zhang Bin Bin

The Flame's Daughter – Chinese Drama

#7 Let’s Eat 3 (Korean Drama)

Starring: Yoon Doo Joon (Highlight’s Doojoon), Baek Jin Hee

Read our Let’s Eat 3 Review

Let's Eat 3 – Korean Drama

#8 Are You Human Too? (Korean Drama)

Starring: Seo Kang Joon, Gong Seung Yeon

Read our Are You Human Too? Series Recap

Are You Human Too? – Korean Drama

#9 Untouchable Lovers (Chinese Drama)

Starring: Guan Xiao Tong, Song Wei Long

Untouchable Lovers – Korean Drama

#10 The Beauty Inside (Korean Drama)

Starring: Seo Hyun Jin, Lee Min Ki

The Beauty Inside – Korean Drama

2018 Asian dramas – Good for the most part

What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim (Korean Drama)

Starring: Park Seo Joon, Park Min Young

What is Wrong with Secretary Kim – Korean Drama

When Time Stopped (Korean Drama)

Starring: Kim Hyun Joong, Ahn Ji Hyun

When Time Stopped – Korean Drama

Wok of Love (Korean Drama)

Starring: Lee Jun Ho (2PM’s Junho), Jang Hyuk, Jung Ryeo Won

Wok of Love – Korean Drama

2018 Awesome Ongoing Dramas

The Last Empress

Starring: Jang Na Ra, Choi Jin Hyuk, Shin Sung Rok, Lee Elijah

The Last Empress – Korean Drama

2018 Asian dramas – Not so good. A miss for us

Cinderella Chef (Chinese Drama)

Starring: Zhong Dan Ni, Hsu Thassapak, Zhang Yi Cong

Cinderella Chef – Chinese Drama

Ashes of Love (Chinese Drama)

Starring: Deng Lun, Yang Zi

Ashes of Love – Chinese Drama

Moonshine and Valentine (Chinese Drama)

Starring: Victoria Song, Johnny Huang

Moonshine and Valentine – Chinese Drama

Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter (Korean Drama)

Starring: Moon Chae Won, Yoon Hyun Min, Seo Ji Hoon

Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter – Korean Drama

Between (Taiwanese Drama)

Starring: Marcus Chang, Esther Yeh, Lin Zi Hong (SpeXial’s Sam)

Between – Taiwanese Drama

Awesome old dramas

My Mr Mermaid (2017 Chinese Drama)

Starring: Dylan Xiong (SpeXial), Tan Song Yun

My Mr Mermaid – Korean Drama

Good Doctor (2013 Korean Drama)

Starring: Joo Won, Moon Chae Won

Good Doctor – Korean Drama

Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People (2017 Korean Drama)

Starring: Yoon Kyun Sang, Chae Soo Bin

Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People – Korean Drama

Chief Kim (2017 Korean Drama)

Starring: Namkoong Min, Nam Sang Mi, Lee Jun Ho (2PM’s Junho)

Chief Kim – Korean Drama

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