Sunny Girl

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Sunny Girl
陽光天使
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Sunny Girl promo poster
Also known as 陽光天使
Yang Guang Tian Shi
Sunshine Angel
Genre Romance, Comedy
Format Television series
Directed by Wang Ming Tai / Gong Chao
Starring Wu Chun
Rainie Yang
Opening theme Sunny by Boney M
Ending theme Bu Neng Gao Su Wo (不能告訴我) by Nylon Chen
Country of origin Republic of China (Taiwan)
Original language(s) Mandarin
No. of episodes 22
Production
Producer(s) Huang Wan Bo / Ma Ying 馬瀛
Location(s) Taiwan, China, Japan
Production company(s) Comic International Productions
Broadcast
Original channel TTV Main Channel
Original run 4 August 2011 (2011-08-04) – 22 December 2011 (2011-12-22)
Chronology
Related shows Successful Story of a Bright Girl
External links
Official Website

Sunny Girl (traditional Chinese: 陽光天使; simplified Chinese: 阳光天使; pinyin: Yang Guang Tian Shi; literally: "Sunshine Angel") is a 2011 Taiwanese drama starring Wu Chun and Rainie Yang[1] It is produced by Comic International Productions (可米國際影視事業股份有限公司)[2] The drama started filming in May 2010 and wrapped on 21 September 2010.[3] It was filmed on location in Taiwan, China and Japan. It was broadcast in the summer of 2011. This is the Taiwanese remake of the 2002 Korean drama Successful Story of a Bright Girl.

Details[edit]

  • Title: 陽光天使 (阳光天使) / Yang Guang Tian Shi
  • English title: Sunny Girl / Sunshine Angel
  • Episodes: 22
  • Broadcast network: Hunan TV / TTV / GTV
  • Broadcast period: 2011-Jul-06 / 2011-Aug-04 / 2011-Aug-14
  • Air time: Thursday 22:10
  • Opening theme song: Sunny by Boney M
  • Ending theme song: Bu Neng Gao Su Wo (不能告訴我) by Nylon Chen

Synopsis[edit]

Sunshine is a poor, but cheerful Japanese girl who lives with her sacrificing, loving Grandmother. Despite the fact that they love her, her parents are extremely irresponsible con-men/woman and have left her with a hundred-thousand yen debt. Her debtors finally give her an ultimatum—if she doesn't pay her parent's debt, she must go to jail for 300 days or become a maid for a rich family, using her wages to pay the debt.

She agrees to become a maid, but before she can leave Yaxin, (the wealthy CEO of "A Lovera," a beauty-products company), falls through the roof of her straw-thatched shower. It turns out he was parachuting, but his balloon broke. After she threatens him with the wrath of an army of Japanese grandparents, he apologizes to her bathroom.

Unfortunately for her, he turns out to be her new boss. Though at first he scorns her for dressing like a Grandma and she thinks he's a pampered, unreasonable child, as days pass they fall in love with each other.

During this time, Geng Fei, who is Yaxin's childhood friend, is secretly plotting to destroy Yaxin. Though he has moments of uncertainty about what he's doing, he's spurred on by his dad's commands and his love for Angela—who loves Yaxin and does everything she can to be by his side. Despite all three being childhood friends, Angela never seemed to notice that Gun Fei has loved her ever since she began loving Yaxin.

Despite her obvious affection, Yaxin is preoccupied with his work and doesn't spend time with her—causing her to react jealously when she realizes that he actually spends more time with Sunshine. As Sunshine continues to work for him, her infectious optimism begins to grow on Yaxin and he starts to fall in love with her.

Angela, desperate, then announces her engagement to Yaxin, lying to her mother, (who has been like a mother to Yaxin ever since his own parents died), that she's already talked to Yaxin. She also accidentally kills Sunshine's grandmother after hitting her with her car. Geng Fei uses this to force her to leave and study for a year, telling her that he can't bear to see her with a man who doesn't love her. Sunshine, who has paid off her debt, also disappears for a year after she finds out that Yaxin is getting engaged.

A year later, due to chance, they all meet up again. Yaxin tells Angela that he doesn't love her and plans to propose to Sunshine under the pretense of selling her back her house—which he bought after her parents sold it. Unfortunately, Geng Fei has become powerful enough to bankrupt both he and Angela's mom, who owns the other half of the company. Angela strikes to killing blow by giving Geng Fei both her mom's and Yaxin's flashdrives—which Gun Fei promptly destroys. Yaxin is soon removed from his status in the company, his house becomes foreclosed, and he becomes a homeless heir. In this time, Yang Guang is there to help him through his rough times and they bond even more and work together to help Yaxin take back the company

Cast[edit]

Guest Stars[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) 阳光天使
  2. ^ (Chinese) 《陽光天使》熱拍 吳尊遭楊丞琳海扁變豬頭 7 July 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-23
  3. ^ (Chinese) Rainie's blog Bye Bye ... November 2010. Retrieved 2011-05-29