Meteor Garden II
|Meteor Garden II|
Meteor Garden II DVD cover
|Also known as||流星花園II
Liúxīng Huāyuán II
|Genre||Romance, Melodrama, Comedy|
|Directed by||Mingtai Wang (王明台)|
|Opening theme||"絕不能失去你" (Can't Lose You) - F4|
|Ending theme||"煙火的季節" (Season of Fireworks) - F4|
|Country of origin||Republic of China (Taiwan)|
|No. of episodes||31|
|Producer(s)||Angie Chai (柴智屏)|
|Location(s)||Taipei (Taiwan), Barcelona (Spain)|
|Production company(s)||Comic Ritz International Production|
|Original channel||Chinese Television System (CTS)|
|Original run||11 November 2002– 25 December 2002|
|Preceded by||Meteor Garden (prequel)
Meteor Rain (supplementary series)
|Related shows||Boys Over Flowers (manga)|
Meteor Garden II (Chinese: 流星花園II; pinyin: Liúxīng Huāyuán II) is a 2002 Taiwanese drama starring Barbie Hsu and F4: Jerry Yan, Vic Zhou, Vanness Wu, and Ken Chu. It is the sequel to 2001 Meteor Garden and is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Hana Yori Dango (花より男子 Boys Over Flowers?), written by Yoko Kamio. It was produced by Comic Ritz International Production (可米瑞智國際藝能有限公司) with Angie Chai (柴智屏) as producer and directed by Mingtai Wang (王明台).
The series was broadcast in Taiwan on free-to-air Chinese Television System (CTS) (華視) from 11 November 2002 to 25 December 2002. The prequel Meteor Garden was broadcast from 12 April 2001 to 16 August 2001 and a supplementary mini-series, Meteor Rain was produced in 2001 and broadcast following the main series Meteor Garden.
The is the second live-action television adaptation of the manga, following its prequel Meteor Garden and followed by Japanese Hana Yori Dango, its sequel Hana Yori Dango Returns and South Korean Boys Over Flowers.
The story opens with the graduation of F4 from Ying De University and subsequently focuses on their life after graduation. It follows the blossoming love story of Shan Cai (Barbie Hsu) and Dao Ming Si (Jerry Yan). The story takes the group to Barcelona, Spain where Dao Ming Si has a car accident and suffers memory loss. He then meets another girl, Ye Sha (Michelle Saram), the driver of the other car. Shan Cai on the other hand tries her best to help Dao Ming Si regain his memory. A swimming accident helps Dao Ming Si regain his memory and returns to his first love Shan Cai.
- Jerry Yan - Dao Ming Si
- Barbie Xu - Shan Cai
- Vic Zhou - Hua Ze Lei
- Ken Chu - Xi Men
- Vanness Wu - Mei Zuo
- Michelle Saram - Ye Sha
- Megan Lai Ya Yan- Mi Mi
- Wang Yue as Shan Cai's Mother
- Tung Chi Cheng as Shan Cai's Father
- Zhen Xiu Zhen as Dao Ming Feng
- Edward Ou as Qing He
- Pace Wu as Ying Xiao Qiao
- Winnie Qian as Teng Tang Jing
- Figaro Ceng as Dadai
- Opening theme song: "絕不能失去你" (Can't Lose You) - F4
- Ending theme song: "煙火的季節" (Season of Fireworks) - F4
- The TV series was aired in the Philippines on ABS-CBN in 2003 and it was re-aired by GMA Network in 2007 for their own dubbing version.
- (Chinese) CTS Meteor Garden II official homepage