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|
|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|
|Location(s)||Taipei (Taiwan), Barcelona (Spain)|
|Production company(s)||Comic Ritz International Production|
|Original network||Chinese Television System (CTS)|
|Original release||11 November– 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 Shu 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 as producer and directed by Mingtai Wang.
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.
This 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 Shu) 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 Shu - Shan Cai
- Vic Zhou - Hua Ze Lei
- Ken Chu - Xi Men
- Vanness Wu - Mei Zuo
- Michelle Saram - Ye Sha
- Megan Lai- 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 series was aired in Indonesia on Indosiar in 2003.
- The series was aired in the Philippines on ABS-CBN in 2003 and was re-aired by GMA Network in 2007 for their own dubbing version.
- In the fifth week the second season of Your Face Sounds Familiar, Myrtle Sarrosa impersonated Jerry Yan and performed the song.
- The TV series was aired in Thailand on Channel 3.
- (Chinese) CTS Meteor Garden II official homepage