You'd think a king, especially a handsome king in an Asian drama, should find it easy to fall in love, but the goddess of destiny has a different idea. Check out these Korean and Chinese dramas to find out why it isn't easy for a king to find true love.

1. Scarlet Heart: Ryeo, starring Lee Joon Ki and IU - The king ascends the throne and can finally keep his true love by his side, but she travels back to the future. (Fans, we want a sequel, don't we?)

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Scarlet Heart: Ryeo

Starring Lee Joon Ki and Lee Ji Eun (IU)

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2. Lost Love in Times, starring Cecilia Liu and William Chan - The king is about to be married to his true love, but a rebellion interrupts the wedding.

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Lost Love in Times - 醉玲珑

Starring Cecilia Liu and William Chan

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3. The Moon Embraces the Sun, starring Kim So Hyun and Han Ga In - The king meets a woman who resembles his dead fiancee. Did she come back alive or is he hallucinating?

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The Moon that Embraces the Sun

Starring Kim Soo Hyun and Han Ga In

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4. The King's Woman, starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Zhang Bin Bin - The all-powerful king has found true love, but she hates him. How much is he willing to give up to win her heart?

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The King's Woman - 秦时丽人明月心

Starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Zhang Bin Bin

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5. Queen for Seven Days, starring Yeon Woo Jin and Park Min Young - The king has married his forever love, but he is forced by adversaries to divorce his new queen.

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Queen For Seven Days

Starring Park Min Young and Yeon Woo Jin

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Doesn't your heart go out to these kings who are supposed to have awesome powers in love and in life?

On a lighter note, we now have a romantic comedy for a historical drama!

NEW: It's Not Easy Being King, starring Zhang Yi Jie and Bai Lu - It will take body switching for a young, dashing king to appreciate his true love.

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It's Not Easy Being King - 大王不容易

Starring Zhao Yi Qin and Bai Lu

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What's a king to do? I almost feel sorry for the kings who can't have everything, just like the rest of us.

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