Happy Thanksgiving! There is a lot to be thankful for when it comes to Asian dramas to watch. This list includes the best shows in romance, fantasy, and even mystery thrillers. Here are 8 dramas to get your Thanksgiving Watch-A-Bunch-A-Thon started!

This year at DramaFever, our Thanksgiving wish is to spend more time with people who are like family, and that includes you! So skip the lines this Black Friday and join our Watch A-Bunch-A-Thon. Compete for prizes by binge-watching those dramas on your Watchlist! The contest will begin Thursday, November 23 at 11:59pm EST and end Friday, December 1 at 11:59pm EST. Go HERE for more details, and read on for suggestions on what to watch!

1. Best fantasy romance from China: Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms

The High Goddess and White Fox Princess Bai Qian has lost her memory of what happened in the past three hundred years. Will the Celestial Crown Prince Ye Hua recognize Bai Qian as the woman he had married and lost? This fantasy romance saga, about celestial immortals who succumb to the power of love despite their own magical powers, has many fans openly lament their inability to leave the fantasy universe while they watch it again and again. 

There are many wonderful fantasy romances from China, but this one is truly outstanding!


Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms (aka Eternal Love) - 三生三世十里桃花

Starring Yang Mi and Mark Chao

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Best new romantic leading men in recent dramas: We have a tie!

2. Kang Min Hyuk was called to fill in an unexpected role and surprisingly turned into a hot romantic doctor. In Hospital Ship, he melts Dr. Song Eun Jae (Ha Ji Won)'s steely exterior through his kind heart, empathy, and patience.

Take a look at the 10 times we fall in love with the new romantic leading man!  At 26, Kang Min Hyuk is one of TV's top male stars in their 20s.


Hospital Ship

Starring Ha Ji Won and Kang Min Hyuk

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3. Zhang Bin Bin is phenomenal as a ruthless king in The King's Woman. He and his leading lady Dilraba Dilmurat certainly have chemistry overload in the martial arts historical romance about a beautiful woman's path from swordswoman to royal concubine.

Fans already knew the charismatic actor was going far, ever since we saw him as a hacker in the popular campus romance Love O2O. He is so hot in China now that even a photo of his sexy back has gone viral!


The King's Woman - 秦时丽人明月心

Starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Zhang Bin Bin (Vin Zhang)

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4. Best fantasy romance from South Korea: Goblin: The Lonely and Great God

The tale of an immortal Goblin who searches for his fated bride is more than just a fantasy romance. The love in this highly addictive drama transcends time and will linger in your heart forever. International star Gong Yoo (Train to Busan) is the Joseon warrior who is transformed into an immortal to roam in the human world for hundreds of years.

Is it any wonder that this series is one of the best romantic dramas of 2017?


Goblin: The Lonely and Great God

Starring Gong Yoo and Kim Go Eun

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5. Best and most surprising thriller: Stranger (Secret Forest)

The suspenseful thriller, starring Bae Doo Na and Cho Seung Woo, is a resounding surprise and winner in many ways. Written by a first-time scriptwriter, the tightly-woven story about a cool-headed prosecutor who lacks emotions teaming up with a warm, empathetic detective to uncover the secrets behind a mysterious death has won accolades from both Korean and international viewers. 

The outstanding drama is one of the best Asian mystery and suspense shows that rival American thrillers. The series recently won the Grand Prize for Drama at the 2017 Seoul Awards.


Stranger (Secret Forest)

Starring Cho Seung Woo and Bae Doo Na

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6. Best time-travel romance: Go Back Couple

A bickering couple find themselves taken back to the 90's, when they were 20-year-old college students. Now that they're wiser about the future, can they find true happiness by each following a new but separate path at love? 

Many viewers have commented that the drama has exceeded their expectations in giving them a poignant story about family and friendship. Be ready to laugh and cry, and laugh again!


Go Back Couple

Starring Jang Na Ra and Son Ho Jun

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7. Best new romantic travel drama: The Package

Romance blooms in Paris and the French countryside! There are many reasons to love this adorable short series that combines travel with romance. Surprisingly, the best reason may be that the feel-good drama leads us to a faraway paradise to explore the depths of love and pain in relationships.

The popular drama has just concluded its run and is a perfect binge! It is a new addition to the feel-good dramas streaming on DramaFever.


The Package

Starring Jung Yong Hwa and Lee Yeon Hee

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BONUS: At press time, I realized that Temperature of Love is concluding this week, right before the Thanksgiving holidays start. Yay!

8. Best love's second chance romance: Temperature of Love

A talented young chef and an aspiring screenwriter meet and start dating. Just when they begin to fall in love, they are abruptly separated when life changes unexpectedly. Years later when the chef meets the writer again, will the timing and temperature of love finally be perfect for them to rekindle their romance?

The story about a second chance at love is perfect for Thanksgiving time, when we gather together to express appreciation and to enjoy reunions!


Temperature of Love

Starring Seo Hyun Jin and Yang Se Jong

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This list could go on and on because of the many excellent Asian dramas and actors among our offerings. Which dramas do you recommend for a Thanksgiving Watch-A-Bunch-A-Thon?

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