12 Finalists for ‘2019 Asian Drama of the Year’ Revealed

Voting for the Asian Drama Awards 2019 kicks-off with the opening of the online poll for the category “Asian Drama of the Year.”

Last November 20, we revealed the Top 40 nominees for this category. From the shortlist, we carefully picked the 12 finalists based on the criteria: production quality – 50%; Popularity Index 50% (global appeal). Netizens from around the world will now have the power to choose from which of the 12 drama series will be hailed 2019’s “Asian Drama of the Year.”

The 12 Finalists are…

Arthdal Chronicles, SOUTH KOREA 


Great Men Academy, THAILAND


Hotel del Luna, SOUTH KOREA


Radiation House, JAPAN


The General’s Daughter, PHILIPPINES

The Naked Director, JAPAN

The Untamed, CHINA

The World Between Us, TAIWAN

Here are the voting mechanics:

  • You can choose one up to a maximum of twelve (12) finalists when you cast your vote(s).
  • You will be allowed to vote again every after 3 hours until the deadline.
  • This poll will be closed on December 10, 2019, at 12:00noon HKG/TPE time.
  • The winner and the rankings of the Top 40 Asian Drama of the Year will be revealed right after the deadline.


41 Comments on 12 Finalists for ‘2019 Asian Drama of the Year’ Revealed

  1. Arthdal Chronicles the best and always will be. Arthdal ​​Chronicles must win

  2. Arthdal

  3. Anonymous // December 3, 2019 at 4:25 am //

    ArthdalChronicles!!! Need a S2

  4. Arthdal chronicles😍😍😍😍

  5. I vote for Arthdal chronicles!!!!!

  6. I freaking love this actors Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo, they are great actors..


  7. I don’t know how to overcome with this drama 😭😭😭..this is the best drama of 2019.


  8. It’s really good drama, very touching and beautiful..

  9. I personally choose this drama for this summer 2019..
    ❤💙 The Untamed 💚💛

  10. We love you, Xiao Zhan❤❤❤Of China.


  11. Anonymous // December 2, 2019 at 9:33 pm //

    The Untamed is the best by Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo. 😍😍😍

  12. Pauline Ng // December 2, 2019 at 8:04 pm //

    Bests drama The Untamed from China by Xiao zhan. ❤❤❤

  13. Anonymous // December 2, 2019 at 7:23 pm //

    Arthdal Chronicles is so underrated. it’s a good drama. at first eps maybe you find boring but just keep goin and you will hooked at this drama. trust me !

  14. Sonia Ann // December 2, 2019 at 4:20 pm //

    I ❤ Arthdal Chronicles. The best asian drama I’ve watched this year

  15. Wonnie Fan // December 2, 2019 at 2:32 pm //

    I love Arthdal Chronicles 👍👍

  16. Pauline Ng // December 2, 2019 at 1:37 pm //

    The Untamed drama is the bests from China, Actor bests of the Year Xiao zhan ❤❤❤

  17. Anonymous // December 2, 2019 at 1:02 pm //

    Untamed the best❤️❤️❤️XiaoZhan and WangYibo

  18. The Untamed🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹

  19. The Untamed is the best.😘😘😘

  20. Arthdal chronicles my favourite drama!

  21. Arthdal Chronicles is my #1
    This show really delved deep into the complexity of human nature. Some scenes can be hard to watch n it’s a testament to how well-acted n well-crafted the story is. You just bcome so invested in the characters n their journey. Definitely worth all 18 episodes n hopefully more

  22. The Untamed will always be my no.1 drama for me. I just cant get over it. Amazing storyline, good actors, beautiful costumes, production, overall perfect.


  23. Sobrang ❤ ko talaga ang The Untamed.. Da best para sa aken.


  24. I love The Untamed so much.

  25. Pauline Ng // December 2, 2019 at 4:51 am //

    The Untamed drama by Xiao zhan

  26. We love Arthdal Chronicles in my home. It’s really good. Pls gv us Season 2

  27. Pauline Ng // December 2, 2019 at 1:47 am //

    The Untamed is my mosts favorite drama, Xiao zhan is my love actor. ❤

  28. I’m so excited voting again for my ❤ Xiao Zhan, The Untamed.

  29. Nimfa Macua // December 2, 2019 at 1:28 am //

    I watch it over and over again.


  30. Cheska O. // December 2, 2019 at 1:20 am //

    The best drama ever for me..

  31. Maribelle // December 2, 2019 at 1:17 am //

    The Untamed still no.1 on my list..😍😍😍

    Lovelots from the Philippines

  32. Vivian Sese // December 2, 2019 at 1:14 am //

    I’m done voting for my fave The Untamed. 💚❤💚❤💚❤💚❤💚❤

  33. Arthdal Chronicles 💪💪💪💪
    ⚔ Top notch acting
    ⚔ Intriguing storyline n plot twist
    ⚔ Fresh n unique kdrama genre
    ⚔ Breathtaking cinematography

  34. The Great Mother // December 1, 2019 at 10:37 pm //

    Team Arthdal Chronicles fighting!
    Keep voting you guys. Even if AC doesn’t come on top, just seeing fans vote to show their love & support makes me so damn happy

  35. Xiao Zhan, Xnine
    Wang Yibo, Uniq.


  36. Pauline Ng // December 1, 2019 at 9:54 pm //

    The Untamed is bests Asia drama. By Xiao zhan 💖💞💖

  37. Arthdal Chronicles!!!
    Amazing Plot
    Amazing Scenes
    Amazing Staff
    Amazing Cast
    And amazing fans too!!!!!

  38. The Untamed still going on well and the chemistry of the leading actors so powerful that you love it so much. I swear 🐹🐹🐹


  39. Anonymous // December 1, 2019 at 7:53 pm //

    Done voting for The Untamed.

  40. Arthdal Chronicles fan all the way. Fighting!

  41. Badass Arthdal girls ⚔ // December 1, 2019 at 4:43 pm //

    ⚔Arthdal Chronicles⚔
    My absolute favourite
    ❣Action ❣Adventure ❣Suspense
    ❣Drama ❣Passion ❣Romance
    ❣Fantasy ❣Mythology ❣Mystery

1 7 8 9

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.