Meteor Garden blooms again with China reboot

China reboot of the hit idol drama stars a bunch of fresh faces in the iconic roles of female student Shancai and F4, the four most eligible guys in her school

Meteor Garden certainly seems to be evergreen.

After the Taiwanese idol drama adapted from the Japanese manga Boys Over Flowers (1992 to 2003) blazed a trail in 2001, the story resurfaced in various other forms on television - first with a Japanese cast in 2005 and then a South Korean one in 2009.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 19, 2018, with the headline 'Meteor Garden blooms again'. Print Edition | Subscribe