In the current pay generation, e-sports is one of the fastest growing genres in Asian drama, highlighting the struggles and achievements of mostly professional players. People are waiting for the theme of gaming depicted in the shape of a play to train their mental health, where certain situations can leave viewers on the edge of their seats. Moreover, it inspires many young people to take their passion for gaming seriously and consider it as a career. In the last few years, many e-sports Asian dramas have come into the picture, some of which have been huge successes. Here is a list of all the upcoming plays based on the theme of e-sports which will be released soon.
1. Fall in your smile (2021)
Based on the novel titled ‘You’re Beautiful When You Smile’, the play is about a female sports gamer, Tong Yao, who, while avoiding any relationship with anyone, decides to enter the professional Chinese league Le F Legends. Field. After winning her place in the league as an official female player, she catches the eye of an elite team leader. Facing her own doubts and inconveniences she works on every challenge with her fellow players. He is slowly approaching the stage of standing on the world stage and finally conquering his dream.
Director: Kiu Zonggang V.
Starring: Xu Kai, Cheng Xiao, Yalkun Marxist, Rachel Wang, Zhao Xiao Wen, Yao Chi
2. You are my glory (2021)
The show follows Kiao Jingjing, a high school girl, who has a crush on her classmate Yu Tu, but has been denied twice after confessing her feelings. Kiao Jingjing, after ten years, becomes a top celebrity, and in order to support the video game, he must improve his game skills, otherwise his fame is affected. He comes from around UU, which, at the moment, is working as an aerospace engineer, but is shocked about his career. After a series of events, Kiao persuades Jingjing Yu Tune to become his gaming coach, and the two gradually fall in love.
Director: Wang Zi
Starring: Yang Yang, Dilraba Dilmurta, Pan Yu Ming, Hu Ke, Ian Wang, Zheng He Hui Zee
3. Cinderella is online (2021)
The title of the 2016 Chinese drama, a remake of ‘Love O 2o’, the show is about a college student named Arisawa Ichika, who is obsessed with a game online game called ‘Tankio’, where she is in a virtual relationship with top player Leon. When she meets him face to face she realizes that he is none other than Onoda Asahi, he is the campus prince of the same college ledge, talented in everything including studies, sports and he is also the founder of a gaming company. After starting dating in real life, the trouble sticks in both their lives, affecting Onoda Asahi in her career and Arisawa in her overall life, who were jealous of her. The show is currently airing, and the fifth episode is set to air on February 9, 2021.
Director: Sato Sayaka, Honma Toshiyuki
Starring: Nakamura Riho, Seto Toshiki, Susuhiji Anna, Kawamura Umino, Kawase Rico, Yamashita Kohei
4. Ta. Appledog Time – (Go Go Squid) (2021)
The spin-off of the popular Chinese play, Go Go Squid !, focuses on the show’s e-sports player, Wu Bai, who became the youngest star player in China’s national robot competition. He enters at the end of the competition with his teammates and shares the stage with I King, the person who inspired him to choose this career. Their perseverance, hard work, extraordinary talent and passion to pursue their dreams attract each other. They both support each other and help their teams win. The show will air a few days later on the wiki with an English subtitle.
Director: Yu Zhong Zhang
Starring: Hu Yi Tian, Li Yi Tong, Wang En Yu, Nina Wang, Marcus Li, Xu Le Wei
5. Avatar of the King 2 (2021)
At the moment, Yang Yang should consider choosing professional gaming as his second career. This is not the first or second time he has played the role of an e-sports player. He has previously been seen as a professional gamer in ‘Love O 2 O’ and ‘Kings Avatar 1’ (they both came out as big hits) and already has two projects in hand to play gamer roles. As the name suggests, ‘Kings Avatar 2’ is a sequel to the 2019 Chinese drama, ‘The Kings Avatar’, which revolves around multiplayer game online game Glory expert Ye Xu.
Due to some circumstances, he was forced to leave his professional team and work in an internet cafe as a manager. However, he does not give up gaming and uses his time to create self-made weapons. After the game launches its tenth server, he decides to pursue his dreams once again with his fellow players. The story focuses on strong friendships, bonds with new relationships, and reviews of past relationships.
Starring: Yang Yang (Others not yet to cast)
Not much has come out about the storyline of the play. However, we can expect the story to continue and expand with new characters and a new story.
6. Love Scenery (2021)
Today, the story is about a popular singer, Liang Chen, who is passionate about his career, and tries to deliver the most beautiful and refined form of music to his listeners. Lu Jing, on the other hand, is a 4-year-old computer major student who prefers computing and gaming and is popular for contributing to complex human behaviors. He is also a loyal fan of Liang Chen and his juniors. The play reveals an inspiring story of two strangers, pursuing their own dreams, crossing paths with each other. Once you start broadcasting English subtitles on Air TV, start broadcasting once.
Director: Zoe Kin
Starring: Lulu Xu, Lin Yi, Harry Hu, Hu Bing, Zhuang Dan Ni, Jing Yan Jun
7. Fantasy Westward Journey (2021)
The play ‘Fantasy Westward Journey.’ The actual game, which has the same name as the play, is based on a classic novel called ‘Classic to West’, which focuses on the online game. The story focuses on a team of game online game experts who, bugs, are drawn within the game, blurring the gap between the virtual world of gaming and the real world.
Director: Wai Hong Chui
Starring: Sabrina Chen, Simon Gong, Kenji Chen, Larina Zhang, Aa Jia Ni, Liu Yi Chang
8. please! 8 hours (2021)
The story revolves around two deadly enemies who gradually turn into a lifetime of love, centered around Ye Tian, a highly intellectual black techno geji genius, and Bye V, AR Sports sister. The play is set in a high-energy workplace, depicting a journey between a parallel universe and two worlds of sport and reality. The show will be available to watch on IQI immediately after it starts airing.
Directors: Tian Yu, Alan Lane, Zhao
Starring: Thomas Tong, Shen Xiao, Ming Ren, Xu Dan Ni, Zhao Bin, Kos Zhao
9. Cute Programmer (2021)
The play is about a girl, Lu Li, who, in order to get close to her senior at school, Jiang Yesheng, works hard at the same major and gets good grades. However, now the genius programmer and owner of the company, Jiang Yesheng does not take the job of a female employee, who binds Lu Li himself in the guise of a man to enter the company. According to the demands of the circumstances, Jiang Yesheng agrees to join the contract marriage with Lu Li, during which she falls in love with him.
Director: Kiang Wu
Starring: Xing Zhao Lin, Bambi Xu, Yi Da Qian, Tian Yi Tong, Joy Sheng, Guan Xin
10. You are the joy of my youth (2021)
The play is about some young people whose lives are an imperfect mess and due to e-sports competition, unexpectedly cross paths together. It focuses on strong friendships between fellow players, working hard to overcome challenges and get to the top of their game. The shooting of the play has not yet begun; So, not much has come out of it.
Screenplay: Huo Bei Bei
Starring: Zhang Jiong Min, Xu Ruo Han, Hao Fu Shen, Song Pei Zi, Wang Jia Meng, Mai Tong, Yuan Jia Yi, Xu Bing Chao
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