2018 Meteor Garden Wraps Airing and Cements Dylan Wang Status as Current C-drama It Boy

Whether the drama world is deserving or not, we finally have a near universally beloved breakout star in 2018 in the form of the dynamic and still very young and inexperienced Dylan Wang (Wang He Di). I’ll leave it to the fans of Hana Yori Dango drama adaptations to fight out who broke out the biggest – Dylan in Meteor Garden 2018, Jerry Yan in original MG, Matsumoto Jun in HanaDan, or is it Lee Min Ho thanks to Boys Before Flowers. I sorta lost interest in MG2018 after around 12-episodes and it wasn’t because I didn’t love Dylan or actually I liked the entire cast and found the directing to be decent enough. I think I am finally saturated with the HanaDan story but clearly this version was fresh enough and with the added lure of finding the treasure that is Dylan to keep me watching for even a dozen episodes. The drama ended it’s run last week right as summer ended, making a nice bookend for a drama that provided just the right amount of cute entertainment to escape the scorching heat outside. Continue reading

Oguri Shun and Matsumoto Jun Attend Hana Nochi Hare Drama Wrap Party After Success Airing

For those who want a throwback good time then check out recently completed J-dorama Hana Nochi Hare, the sequel to hit manga franchise Hana Yori Dango (Boys Before Flowers). I legit adore this story in both the manga (which I … 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

Japan to Adapt Hana Yori Dango Manga Sequel Hana Nochi Hare into J-dorama Scheduled for April 2018 Airing

The J-dorama adaption of popular manga Hana Yori Dango¬†scheduled for 2018 has finally been confirmed but it’s not the adaptation or rumored leading lady initially thought. TBS will be adapting the HanaDan sequel Hana Nochi Hare¬†– Hana Yori Dango Next … Continue reading