Boys over flowers adaptations; Know all the versions

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originally derived from the 1992 publication of the Japanese manga

Japanese Film

In 1995 the manga series got it’s first film adaptation, The actors Shosuke Tanihara, Naohito Fujiki, Koichi Hashizume, and Kensaku Saeki all portrayed the original F4.

Meteor Garden 2001

Unexpectedly, Taiwan produced the first television series adaptation. Following which it also released few sequels titled Meteor Garden II and Let's Go Watch Meteor Shower

Hana yori Dango 2

The 1995 Japanese version was followed by two more sequels named Hana yori Dango 2 & Hana yori Dango returns in between 2005-2008

Boys over flowers 2009

Then came the chart shattering and history maker K-drama Boy Over flowers with Lee Min Ho as Gu Jun Pyo and the series unexpectedly hit globally.

Moon River 2015

A Chinese spinoff Moon River has the same core plot as in all of the Hana Yori Dango adaptations and remakes.

Meteor Garden 2018

A new Meteor Show was released in China however this time it used the same names as the Taiwanese original. It’s still one of the most streamed Netflix series.

F4 Thailand 2021

We have the most recent adaptation, this time from Thailand, starring Hirunkit Changkham, Metawin Opas-iamkajorn, Jirawat Sutivanichsak, Vachirawit Chivaaree, and Tu Tontawan Tantivejakul.

Kaisi Yeh yaariyan

In 2014 India too released it’s first adaptation of boys over flower as Kaisii yeh Yaariyan the only difference is that uit showcased Fab 5 instead of F4.

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