Not doing much during Chinese New Year? Having the feeling of lazing around at home? Besides watching movies, have you thought of watching some tv series? We have a list of 10 TV Series that will keep you company during your Chinese New Year holiday!
1. The Punisher (2017) directed by Steve Lightfoot
After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle becomes the vigilante known as “The Punisher,” with only one goal in mind: to avenge them. He must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone. After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld.
2. You (2018) directed by Greg Berlanti & Sera Gamble
Based on Caroline Kepnes’ best-selling novel of the same name, YOU is a 21st-century love story that asks, “What would you do for love?” When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his answer becomes clear: anything. Using the internet and social media as his tools to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her, a charming and awkward crush quickly becomes an obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle – and person – in his way.
3. Game of Thrones (2011-2019) directed by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
In the mythical continent of Westeros, nine powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea
4. Stranger Things (2016 – Present) directed by The Duffer Brothers
In a small town where everyone knows everyone, a peculiar incident starts a chain of events that leads to the disappearance of a child, which begins to tear at the fabric of an otherwise peaceful community. Dark government agencies and seemingly malevolent supernatural forces converge on the town, while a few locals begin to understand that there’s more going on than meets the eye.
5. Riverdale (2017 – Present) by Rob Seidenglanz
After the death of one of the rich and popular Blossom twins on the 4th of July, the small town of Riverdale investigates the murder. The series starts in September, the beginning of a new school year, that brings with it new students, relationships, and reveals the mysteries of the past 4th of July. Archie and his friends, exploring small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
6. W-Two Worlds (2016) directed by Jung Daeyoon
It’s a love story of two people who live in the same era but in different worlds. A love story between a couple, Oh Yeon-joo, a second-year resident doctor in the Thoracic Surgery Department and Kang Chul, a JN Global’s co-president, owner of broadcasting channel W and an Olympic gold medalist in shooting in the comic series which happens to cross paths through a magical tablet in their early thirties.
7. Fated To Love You (2014) directed by Lee dong yoon & Kim Hee-won
This drama is a story of an ordinary girl, Mi Yeong, who has neither outstanding looks, prestigious college degree nor any other charming qualities, facing her whole life abruptly changing when love comes knocking at her door. While on vacation, she accidentally happens to spend one night with an unknown rich man and even gets pregnant from that night. Through this incident, her life is never the same, and this fateful encounter brings the love that transforms this not-so-special girl into an attractive, charming lady.
8. The Heirs ( 2013) directed by Choi Moon-suk
Kim Tan is the heir to Empire Group who has been sent to study abroad in the U.S., In reality, it’s a form of exile, as his elder half-brother back home schemes to take over the family business. While in the States, Kim Tan meets Cha Eun Sang, who arrived from Korea in search of her older sister. He feels himself falling for her, never realizing that she’s the daughter of his family’s housekeeper. When his fiancée Rachel Yoo arrives to bring him back to Korea, his heart is torn between love and duty.
9. Doctors (2016) directed by Oh Choong-hwan
Yoo Hye Jung was a tough bully in school with a prickly personality and always goes wayward. She had many scars from her childhood and through self-preservation, Hye Jung keeps her heart shut away from other people. However, she changes after meeting her mentor Hong Ji Hong who plays a key role in transforming her life from a helpless gangster to a compassionate doctor.
10. Descendants of the Sun (2016) directed by Lee Eung-bok Baek Sang-hoon
This story tells of doctors stationed in the fictional war zone of Urk (Uruk) and follows the love story that develops between a surgeon, Kang Mo Yeon, and a special forces officer, Yoo Shi Jin, both elite in their respective fields. The story will track both their personal and professional struggles while exploring issues about the value of life.