Making a list and checking it twice! December is the gift-giving holiday season, and these 10 new Korean and Chinese dramas will feel like gifts to Asian dramas fans. All we have to do is click on  DramaFever to start watching. And, we have fantastic news on two variety shows (HINT: Running Man)! Take a look at the new list and the release dates!

1.  Tribes and Empires: The Storm of Prophecy - on air now! 

The highly-anticipated new Chinese fantasy drama series has just arrived!

The prince of a crumbling dynasty escapes the castle that has confined him. But when his empire is about to fall, it’s time for a homecoming.


Tribes and Empires: The Storm of Prophecy - 九州·海上牧云记

Starring Huang Xuan and Shawn Dou

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2.  I'm Not a Robot - to start on Wednesday, December 6

A man stays away from people because of a rare and severe allergy. Nevertheless, he falls in love with a woman who pretends to be a robot.

The drama stars  Yoo Seung Ho (Ruler: Master of the Mask) and Chae Soo Bin (Rebel: Thief of the People).


I'm Not a Robot

Starring Yoo Seung Ho and Chae Soo Bin

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3.  With You - available on Thursday, December 7

An awkward girl has to deal with getting both a new school and a new mom. Sitting next to a handsome genius is a big help.


With You - 最好的我们

Starring Liu Hao Ran and Tan Song Yun

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4.  A Seven-faced Man - to start on Wednesday, December 13

An inexperienced medical intern signs up to treat seven different personalities. They all just happen to be in the same guy.


A Seven-Faced Man - 柒个我

Starring Zhang Yi Shan and Cai Wen Jing

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5.  Nirvana in Fire 2 - to start on Tuesday, December 19

The long-awaited sequel to the acclaimed martial-arts historical romance,  Nirvana in Fire, is finally coming! It stars Huang Xiao Ming, one of China's top leading men.


Nirvana in Fire II - 琅琊榜之风起长林

Starring Huang Xiao Ming and Liu Hao Ran

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6.  Game of Hunting - on air now!

The intriguing modern saga stars  Hu Ge (Nirvana In Fire) as an ambitious man who rises from devastating losses to become an elite headhunter in the cutthroat business world. 


Game of Hunting - 猎场

Starring Hu Ge and Zu Feng

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7. Mini K-dramas - These short dramas are only 2-episodes each, making them a perfect quick watch for the holidays. There'll be a new series every week during December. Check HERE to add the upcoming dramas to your watchlist!

The first one is  Someone You May Know, starring stars Choi Soo Young (Girls' Generation's Sooyoung), Lee Won Geun (Queen of Mystery), and Shim Hee Sup (Temperature of Love). She has ten tries to unlock her deceased boyfriend’s phone and figure out what he wanted to say to her. Meanwhile, someone else she knows has a few words for her too.


Someone You May Know

Starring Choi Soo Young and Lee Won Geun

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Next up is  Hip Hop Teacher - available Monday, December 4

A music teacher brings her hip hop skills into the classroom and schools her students in the art of having fun. Her unconventional approach to teaching might just bring some unwanted attention.


Hip Hop Teacher

Starring Kim Yura and Ahn Woo Yeon

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Somehow 18 is available Monday, December 11.

A talented surgeon travels back in time to the place where he was bullied and his love took her own life. He can save her, but first he must face the monsters who took her away. The drama stars Choi Min Ho ( Hwarang) and Lee Yoo Bi (Uncontrollably Fond).

  Last Minute Romance is available Monday, December 18.

A starry-eyed girl is terminally ill. She needs a romance fast, and a contract lover who resembles her idol just might be what the doctor ordered. The drama stars  Han Seung Yeon (Age of Youth) and Lee Seo Won (Hospital Ship).


Last Minute Romance

Starring Han Seung Yeon and Lee Seo Won

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And  Magic School is the following week. 

Four guys with very different personalities meet at magic school to improve their magic tricks. They can’t wait to saw each other in half. The drama stars GOT7's Jin Young ( My Love Eun Dong), Yoon Park (The PackageMy Shy Boss), 2PM's Nichkun, and Ryu Seung Soo (The Package, Temperature of Love).


Magic School

Starring Park Jin Young (Jr.) and Yoon Park

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8.  Heart Signal - available Friday, December 8

One house. Six gorgeous men and women. Let the hearts race.


Heart Signal

Starring Lee Sang Min and Shin Dong Hee

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9.  Running Man - (Dates TBD) 

The longtime favorite show is back with new episodes! 

10. 5 New Chinese Movies

Forever Young - available now!

The only chance he has to cheer up his girlfriend is to learn ballet. For this boy-band vocalist, that’s not much of a chance. 

The movie stars Chinese heartthrob Li Yifeng and new leading actress Zhang Huiwen (Nirvana in Fire 2).


Forever Young - 栀子花开

Starring Li Yifeng and Zhang Hui Wen

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 New York, New York - available December 6

An ambitious girl has an unhealthy relationship with a hotel worker. When she gets the chance to pursue her dreams, the only thing love seems to do is hold her back.

The leading man is played by Ethan Ruan of the famous T-drama Fated to Love You.


New York, New York - 纽约纽约

Starring Du Juan and Ethan Ruan

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Only You - available December 13

She thought she had met the man of her dreams. He’s just hiding one small secret. 

The rom-com movie stars internationally famous Chinese actress Tang Wei (Lust, Caution).


Only You - 命中注定

Starring Tang Wei and Liao Fan

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Guia in Love - available December 20

Years ago, they lost their friendship in the name of love. Now, because of all the love around them, they may once again find it.

The movie was filmed in Macau.


Guia in Love - 燈塔下的戀人

Starring Stephy Tang and Wong You-Nam

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A Journey Through Time with Anthony - available December 27

She is his best friend and he wants to spend his life with her. Now, about those four thousand miles between them.

Based on a semi-autobiographic book of the same title, the movie recounts writer Anthony's transformation through school, romance, friendship, and working abroad.


A Journey Through Time With Anthony - 陪安东尼度过漫长岁月

Starring Liu Chang and Bai Bai He

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Which show will you start first?

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