Meteor Garden 2018 Male Lead Dylan Wang is the Breakout Star of Otherwise Mediocre Adaptation

I don’t know if the character of Domyouji Tsukasa (Dao Ming Si in Chinese) is what attracts the most unique and charismatic of male actors or its said actors elevating what would otherwise be an average role. Once again the breakout star of a Hana Yori Dango adaptation is the actor playing the male lead role, this time Dylan Wang (Wang He Di) of Meteor Garden 2018 joins the ranks of Jerry Yan in the original MD, Matsumoto Jun for HanaDan, and Lee Min Ho in Boys Before Flowers in making an indelible mark and prepping himself for meteoric success to come. To a lesser extent one can argue Hans Zhang also played said role and is successful now but goodness no one is remembering Let’s Go Watch Meteor Shower. Dylan is the only reason I’m watching MG2018, though the other three male leads are solid as well but the story and directing isn’t working for me and I’m rather annoyed at female lead Shen Yue‘s mouth agape look, overly plucky attitude, and annoying drama friends. Dylan makes everything better even the egregious dubbing for every single character, I can’t wait for a TW-airing version with real voices. Continue reading

Charismatic Tropical Themed Official Character Posters for Meteor Garden 2018

The good promo trend continues as pretty official character posters are out for the soon-to-arrive 2018 Chinese and Taiwanese joint production remake of Meteor Garden from 2001. I love these tropical colored posters with the vibrant green and everyone looking … Continue reading

Meteor Garden 2018 Wraps Filming and Releases Awesome First Look at the Drama

I’m so in! The first teaser is out for Meteor Garden 2018, the TW/C-drama latest adaptation of the perennially popular shoujo manga Hana Yori Dango (Boys Before Flowers), and it looks like the ideal summer guilty pleasure drama watch. The … Continue reading

Meteor Garden 2018 Releases Official Character Posters of Fresh-faced Pretty Young Leads

The first character posters are out for the upcoming 2018 drama remake of Meteor Garden, now more officially a TW-drama and C-drama mashup thanks to the producer being Angie Tsai who produced the classic 2001 version but this time getting … Continue reading