Exclusive Fairytale (2023) is a Chinese high school romance drama starring SEVENTEEN’s Jun and Zhang Miaoyi. The drama tells the story of Ling Chao, who is too sensitive and independent, and Xiao Tu, who is carefree and incompetent, who have been inseparable friends since birth. As they grow up, they begin to develop feelings for each other, but different personalities and life goals threaten to separate them.
The series has some strong points. The acting is solid, with Jun and Zhang Miaoyi delivering believable and captivating performances. The chemistry between the two main characters is also clearly shown and they make a good team. The story is engaging and heartwarming, and it does a good job of exploring the complexities of friendship and love.
Story Summary: Exclusive Fairytale is a 2023 Chinese television series adapted from the popular IP novel “Once We Come Across Love”.
Ling Chao (Wen Junhui) is an overly sensitive and independent person. He always feels overshadowed by his mother’s affection for her daughter, and he is also deprived of his father’s love. However, the girl next door, Xiao Tu (Zhang Miaoyi), brings warmth and joy to his life with her lovely personality.
Xiao Tu is a less carefree and lovable student. She considers Ling Chao like a brother, and she is always there for him, no matter what. However, Ling Chao has been secretly in love with Xiao Tu for a long time. However, he’s too afraid to confess his feelings because he doesn’t want to ruin their friendship.
As they grew up together, Ling Chao and Xiao Tu continued to quarrel and fight. But behind their quarrels, there is a deep love and affection for each other. It is only when Xiao Tu mistakenly believes that she has feelings for another guy that Ling Chao realizes the indispensable place of Xiao Tu in her heart.
With the help of their parents and friends, Ling Chao and Xiao Tu finally embark on a sweet and romantic journey. They learn to overcome their differences and accept each other for who they are. In the end, they find happiness forever after.
each other for what they are After all, they found happiness forever.
Chinese drama Exclusive Fairytale (独家童话) premiered on iQIYI on Thursday, July 27, 2023. The drama has 24 episodes, about 35 minutes each. A new episode will be released every Thursday on iQIYI Exclusive Fairytale with English subtitles.