American Born Chinese

American Born Chinese

(2023)

1 Seasons

Watch Now

Streaming in:

Something wrong? Let us know!

American Born Chinese - watch online: streaming, buy or rent

Currently you are able to watch "American Born Chinese" streaming on Disney Plus.

Newest Episodes

Where does American Born Chinese rank today?

The JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts are calculated by user activity within the last 24 hours. This includes clicking on a streaming offer, adding a title to a watchlist, and marking a title as 'seen'. This includes data from ~1.3 million movie & TV show fans per day.

Rank Title

7862.

+4434

7863.

+4058

7864.

+4059

7865.

+4258

7866.

+4359

7867.

+4249

7868.

+4395

7869.

+4378

7870.

+4449

Streaming charts last updated: 9:18:14 PM, 04/19/2024

American Born Chinese is 7866 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The TV show has moved up the charts by 4359 places since yesterday. In the United States, it is currently more popular than FC Bayern: Behind the Legend but less popular than America's Got Talent.

Synopsis

Jin comes face-to-face with the power of his heritage in American Born Chinese

Jin Wang is a surly teenager struggling with both home and school. The cultural gap between his parents' generation and his own is beginning to take shape and his home life is dominated by the tension he feels with his Chinese identity. Meanwhile, at a new high school, Jin is one of just three Asian students. Feeling isolated everywhere he turns, Jin needs something to change. On the first day of the new school year, something does. When Jin meets a foreign exchange student, he finds himself wrapped up in a mythical match-up between the Gods of Chinese mythology.

Videos: Trailers, Teasers, Featurettes

Trailer Preview Image
Trailer Preview Image

What to know

Academy Award-winner Michelle Yeoh stars in Disney's fantasy adventure show 'American Born Chinese'

American Born Chinese is a fantasy action television series based on the graphic novel of the same name. The show is produced by 20th Television for Disney+. Charles and Kelvin Yu write the screenplay for the show. Destin Daniel Cretton is the series director and executive producer. Lucy Liu and Peng Zhang are confirmed to be guest directing in the series. The costume design is handled by Asian-American designers Prabal Gurung and Phillip Lim.

The series features the talents of award-winning actress Michelle Yeoh who plays the mythical Goddess Guanyin. Screen and stage actress, Stephanie Hsu portrays Shiji Niangniang, another ancient Goddess. Actor Ben Wang plays Jin Wang, the teen caught up in the legendary drama. Jim Liu takes the role of Wei-Chen, the new student whose presence unleashes the drama. Other famous characters from Chinese folklore include Princess Iron Fan, portrayed by Poppy Liu and Sun Wukong played on screen by Daniel Wu. American Born Chinese was released on Disney+ on May 24th, 2023.

Production News

  • October 4, 2021
    • Disney+ ordered the television series adaptation of the Gene Luen Yang graphic novel. Charles and Kelvin Yu were confirmed as writers while Destin Daniel Cretton was chosen as series director. (Source: Deadline)
  • February 7, 2022
    • The first casting announcement revealed that Michelle Yeoh, Chin Han, Yeo Yann Yann, and Daniel Wu would be starring. (Source: Deadline)
  • February 8, 2022
    • Filming for American Born Chinese began in Los Angeles. (Source: Instagram)
  • April 28, 2022
    • Asian-American fashion designers Prabal Gurung and Philip Lim joined the series to work on the costume. (Source: Deadline)
  • May 10, 2022
    • Stephanie Hsu joined the series to portray Shiji Niangniang. (Source: Variety)
  • July 6, 2022
    • Filming on the series was completed. (Source: Instagram)
  • September 10, 2022
    • A featurette was screened at the D23 Expo and later released online. (Source: Collider)
  • February 11, 2023
    • A teaser revealing the impressive list of guest stars was released. It gives a glimpse into the mystical world of the show. (Source: Collider)
  • March 13, 2023
    • A new 30-second teaser confirms the release date of May 24th, 2023. (Source: Collider)
  • April 21, 2023
    • A new full-length trailer for the show is released. It shows unsuspecting teen Jim Wang caught up in cosmic drama. (Source: The Playlist)

Streaming Charts

The JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts are calculated by user activity within the last 24 hours. This includes clicking on a streaming offer, adding a title to a watchlist, and marking a title as 'seen'. This includes data from ~1.3 million movie & TV show fans per day.

JustWatch Logo

7866.

+4359

Rating

IMDB 7.0 (6k)

Genres

Action & Adventure, Comedy, Science-Fiction, Fantasy

Runtime

34min

Age rating

TV-PG

Production country

United States

Cast

Ben Wang
Jin Wang
Yeo Yann Yann
Christine Wang
Chin Han
Simon Wang
Ke Huy Quan
Jamie Yao / Freddy Wong
Jimmy Liu
Wei-Chen
Sydney Taylor
Amelia Taylor
Daniel Wu
Sun Wukong / The Monkey King
Michelle Yeoh
Guanyin

Bundle Offers