Asian TV shows have become rampant on her airwaves and we will be taking a look at some of these TV shows that can be considered Top 10 Asian TV Shows so sit back and enjoy.
As we binged on sci-fi adventures, zombie thrillers, and wholesome sports dramas, these Asian TV shows have miraculously turned this strange and forsaken past 12 months into something memorable.
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Top 10 Asian TV Shows
1. Emperor’s Gift
This great TV show revolves around the life of Pham Hieu Nguyet (Tu Du Queen) when she became the Mien Tong prince’s concubine. She got plenty of love and had a lot of favor. However, she also experienced jealousy and envy.
After the death of her daughter, she gradually recognized the selfishness and cruelty of people in the Emperor’s family, and after becoming a concubine of Emperor, she sought a way to get out of dark conspiracies, kept herself kind, taught her two children who are Hong Nham and Tinh Hao.
2. The Ghost Bride
The second on our list of Top 10 Asian TV Shows is a 2020 Taiwanese-Malaysian Netflix original series co-directed by Malaysian directors Quek Shio-chuan and Ho Yu-hang.
The whole story is based on the novel The Ghost Bride written by Malaysian writer Yangsze Choo and stars Huang Pei-jia, Wu Kang-jen, Ludi Lin, and Kuang Tian.
The setting was during the 1890s Colonial Malacca, and it is a story of a Malaysian Chinese woman who accepted a marriage proposal from a wealthy family to be the “ghost bride” to their deceased son as this was an opportunity that would save her family from a lifetime of debt.
This also required her to spend the rest of her days haunted by a ghostly spouse. Desperate to escape the situation, she soon finds herself wrapped up in a murder mystery and embroiled in otherworldly affairs far bigger than she could have imagined.
3. The Gifted: Graduation
This is a Thai television series that serves as a sequel to The Gifted (2018). Some notable faces in the movie are Korapat Kirdpan (Nanon), Wachirawit Ruangwiwat (Chimon), Harit Cheewagaroon (Sing), Ramida Jiranorraphat (Jane), Atthaphan Phunsawat (Gun), Pattadon Janngeon (Fiat), and Napasorn Weerayuttvilai (Puimek).
It speaks about the events that happened two years after The Gifted, wherein the Gifted Class, students with superpowers, join hands in bringing down the powerful school director and his oppressive system.
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Haikyu!! is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate. The story follows Shōyō Hinata. Hinata is a boy determined to become a great volleyball player despite his small stature.
It was serialized in Shueisha Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2012 to July 2020, with its chapters collected in forty-five tankōbon volumes. Have some time and watch and you would know why we included it in our list of Top 10 Asian TV Shows.
This is a story of a poor kampong girl who became a shining wayang star. This is a series that follows the turbulent and colorful story of a real-life wayang star, Madam Oon Ah Chiam. The storyline of the show makes it prudent for it to be added to our list of Top 10 Asian TV Shows.
Kingdom is a 2019 South Korean political period horror thriller streaming television series, created and written by Kim Eun-hee and directed by Kim Seong-hun and Park In-je. It was premiered on NetFlix on January 25, 2019, and the series was adapted from the webcomic series The Kingdom of the Gods.
Set on a fictional, medieval-inspired Joseon, Kingdom explores the story of a Crown Prince, as he sets to investigate the source of a mysterious plague that begins to ravage his country.
Aggretsuko is a Japanese animated comedy streaming television series based on the eponymous character created by “Yeti”. The character first appeared in a series of animated shorts by Fanworks which aired on TBS Television between April 2016 and March 2018.
The next our list is of Top 10 Asian TV Shows is Vincenzo which is a 2021 South Korean television series that was aired on tvN from February 20, 2021, to May 2, 2021. It is a story of a boy who was adopted by an Italian family and went to live in Italy.
He later joins the mafia and is adopted by Don Fabio, head of the Cassano mafia family. Renamed “Vincenzo Cassano” he becomes an Italian lawyer, a consigliere for the mafia, and Don Fabio’s right-hand man. After Fabio dies, Paolo, Fabio’s biological son and the new leader of the Cassano Family attempts to kill Vincenzo.
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This is a web series directed by Rangga Nattra and broadcasted on the request-based streaming service provider application Stro. This series generally tells about cases of bullying in schools in Indonesia. In June 2021, the official website of music and popular culture magazine NME included it on its list of the Ten Best Asian Films and Television Shows of 2021.
10. Alice In Borderland
Alice in Borderland is the next on our list of Top 10 Asian TV Shows and this is a 2020 Japanese science fiction suspense-thriller drama streaming television series based on the manga of the same name by Haro Aso. Directed by Shinsuke Sato, the series stars Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya as allies trapped in an abandoned Tokyo where they are forced to compete in dangerous games, the type and difficulty of which are determined by playing cards. After surviving their first game, players receive “visas,” which are extended the more they compete; if the visas expire, the individuals are executed by red lasers being shot from the sky.