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[Current Mainland Chinese Drama 2018] Meteor Garden 流星花園

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Does anyone know the current reception of the show in China?

Also if you download the mango tv app you can watch the raw eps there and contribute to the views, as opposed to watching it on other random bootleg websites :D I just found that out today!

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Ok let me just drop this here...

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10 hours ago, insertusernamehere said:

@kokodus agree! So far still best version but this current one is coming close!

Island arc starts in volume 31 if people want to check it out! For context you should start at volume 29 for that emotional impact!

 YOOOOOOOOWWWW guys !!! i really didnt think they would use that arc in here !

thank you for the clarifications <3

im so excited now !!!!!!! its one of my fav too ! since it seems like just those two against the world xD

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 the one version that used that arc from the manga was the jap one for the finale movie and they kinda changed abit of it but still it was so cute and overwhelming seeying domiyoji and makino descover another layer of their love and friendship there 

that arc just prouves that as long as they are together nothing else really matters 

they make eatch others strong either at home with alot of money and friends and power ! or just in a deserted island ( or what they thought xD)

 

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also me hopelessly checking if netflix or any other website subbed ep 26 ( knowing for a fact they are not going to till its time for new episodes :,))

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There is only so many times I can rewatch 23-26. Netflix, can you just upload the next eps already?? I'm dying here. Sighhhhh 

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Hi! Saw some pics of Dylan wearing a mask? Is it because he was sick or is this for fashion?

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Ok my Twitter feed is full of people hating on Caina and her excessive screentime in today's eps. Sighhh. Such a waste. 

 

2 hours ago, euki said:

Hi! Saw some pics of Dylan wearing a mask? Is it because he was sick or is this for fashion?

I guess most of the celebs when going to public places wear masks to cover them up. You dont know how crazy some fangirls can get.../shudders. 

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This version started off well and was doing great until past few episodes where caina and that other old guy got more screentime. I don't know what writers are thinking its not even f3 and leads but some random side characters.

From the looks of the preview of episode 29-30 it looks like we will still have to bare her and the worst part ah si who just had a major break up will be shown fooling around with f4 and cai na tagging along with them in uniform now what's all that about?

Tbh, they ruined the essence of the break up episode instead of experiencing the pain of lead couple's break up I was frustrated during the whole episode. Too bad the ratings will also suffer. The more I watch this the more I realize how great J version is. It's not too late and I hope writers have focused on the leads f3 and other important characters in the upcoming episodes. We already have lot of heart breaking arcs to deal with on top of that they don't have to add some frustrating storyline instead they could just focus on our other cute couple ximen  and xiao you.

Monkey girl is back again hopefully this time she will play a positive role in bringing our otp together. They eliminate yesha and gave us caina now I wonder if there's someone's influence behind her getting more screentime. I am sorry for the rant. I hope they don't mess this amazing remake that has lot of potential. Dylan and shen yue and rest of the cast are doing really great. I looke forward to more CaiSi scenes they have got amazing chemistry.

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@Dramachingu I feel you. It's completely absurd to concentrate on characters who we don't even know. I did have a doubt on how they are going to fill 48 eps when they wrapped up some arcs pretty quickly. Now we got the answer. Sighhh. As you said, they could've given more time to Ximen and Xiao you's arc or at least to Qing he and Li Zhen's story. I was going to check out the raws today but I decided against it after reading the frustrated comments on Twitter. I'm going to skip all the unwanted scenes while watching with subs. That's why I want the London arc to happen soon. I hope Caina disappears before that. I don't think she will follow them to London. LOL. 

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I don't disagree that the Caina scenes have become excessive.  HOWEVER, having watched with understanding of subs I can see why the show decided to include this arc, although a little overkill with how much of it.  

 

Based on the previews for tomorrow:

Spoiler

It seems Ah Si has become completely withdrawn from socializing and refusing to do anything with anyone.  Lei was trying to remind him of the importance of their friendships and how much it means to Meizhou to be able to win Caina over.  It was how he was able to coax Ah Si to come with them to help Meizhou with his girl troubles.  Despite the depressive mood that Ah Si was in, he agreed.  It's like since they were the captains of his ship before, now he needs to return the favor.  I love their bromance.  

 

Then there was a scene during that uniform date which Caina gave Ah Si advise.  She was explaining to him that all girls need some time and to let Shancai sort out her feelings.  Hopefully seeing that it's coming from an older more experienced woman, it'll get through to him.  SO in hindsight, without the build up of her and Meizhou's storyline, this meeting wouldn't have made sense.  So don't be too hard on the show right now and have patience.  

 

I'm guessing the show also wants to give equal screen time to each of the 3 guys for their storyline.  First was Lei, now Meizhou, then Xiyou couple will probably come after this.  

 

If anything I blame the editing.  There were a couple of really choppily placed together scenes making for really random transitions and ppl.

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Totaly buzzkilled after reading all the twitter rants ( here too ) about todays episode ;_; 

but hey no show is perfect ! It just sad they decided to introduce this romance right when the hype of Si x Sai is the highest !!!! 

i guess we will just have to bear with the few eps that caina and meizou buidup their romance for good ( i aint mad about them giving him a love interest in this version tbh ! Ive always felt kinda bad for him in the others) 

 

also we are totaly having more Xiyou moment i can feel it 

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also we can see her hair cut short in most pictures ect 

and thats related to her feelings if we follow the manga ( she will cut all her hair afterbeing heartbroken if im not wrong)

 

 

few more cool mvs :

 

 

 

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I don't know I'm a little unhappy about today's episodes, it's because all the big drama is starting and they are separated. Also with us knowing what the storyline is, we know what is coming.

 

Honestly, I agree with the preview of Caina giving Daoming Si advise. They need some space for a bit to sort things out. 

 

I'm confused, did I leave out something? Monkey girl left and now she's back and she's hanging out with them? Did the scene where she tries on wedding dress pass already? Someone explain. I don't know if it fell off my mind or I missed something here. :huh:

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2 hours ago, lan_lan said:

I don't disagree that the Caina scenes have become excessive.  HOWEVER, having watched with understanding of subs I can see why the show decided to include this arc, although a little overkill with how much of it.  

 

Based on the previews for tomorrow:

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It seems Ah Si has become completely withdrawn from socializing and refusing to do anything with anyone.  Lei was trying to remind him of the importance of their friendships and how much it means to Meizhou to be able to win Caina over.  It was how he was able to coax Ah Si to come with them to help Meizhou with his girl troubles.  Despite the depressive mood that Ah Si was in, he agreed.  It's like since they were the captains of his ship before, now he needs to return the favor.  I love their bromance.  

 

Then there was a scene during that uniform date which Caina gave Ah Si advise.  She was explaining to him that all girls need some time and to let Shancai sort out her feelings.  Hopefully seeing that it's coming from an older more experienced woman, it'll get through to him.  SO in hindsight, without the build up of her and Meizhou's storyline, this meeting wouldn't have made sense.  So don't be too hard on the show right now and have patience.  

 

I'm guessing the show also wants to give equal screen time to each of the 3 guys for their storyline.  First was Lei, now Meizhou, then Xiyou couple will probably come after this.  

 

If anything I blame the editing.  There were a couple of really choppily placed together scenes making for really random transitions and ppl.

 

i think people just being dramatic after reading your spoiler.

 

 

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4 hours ago, lan_lan said:

I don't disagree that the Caina scenes have become excessive.  HOWEVER, having watched with understanding of subs I can see why the show decided to include this arc, although a little overkill with how much of it.  

 

Based on the previews for tomorrow:

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It seems Ah Si has become completely withdrawn from socializing and refusing to do anything with anyone.  Lei was trying to remind him of the importance of their friendships and how much it means to Meizhou to be able to win Caina over.  It was how he was able to coax Ah Si to come with them to help Meizhou with his girl troubles.  Despite the depressive mood that Ah Si was in, he agreed.  It's like since they were the captains of his ship before, now he needs to return the favor.  I love their bromance.  

 

Then there was a scene during that uniform date which Caina gave Ah Si advise.  She was explaining to him that all girls need some time and to let Shancai sort out her feelings.  Hopefully seeing that it's coming from an older more experienced woman, it'll get through to him.  SO in hindsight, without the build up of her and Meizhou's storyline, this meeting wouldn't have made sense.  So don't be too hard on the show right now and have patience.  

 

I'm guessing the show also wants to give equal screen time to each of the 3 guys for their storyline.  First was Lei, now Meizhou, then Xiyou couple will probably come after this.  

 

If anything I blame the editing.  There were a couple of really choppily placed together scenes making for really random transitions and ppl.

 

okay I understand it now. Thank you for translating what Caina said..

 

I think people are mad about this because the break-up in the rain is an iconic scene in the show right, however the viewers wasn’t able to focus & feel the pain of that scene for long because of Caina. The mood of the episode was supposed to be dramatic, but Caina scenes kinda ruined it -_-

 

People are also frustrated because they had seen the preview and most did not understand what the characters are saying on that, in a way it was misunderstanding also on our part. this is the problem when you watch a series on the same time its still continuously airing. I think we would have no problem & we would not be so hard on it if we watch this Meteor Garden on the time episodes are completed already  :lol:

 

 

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5 hours ago, turtle0217 said:

I'm confused, did I leave out something? Monkey girl left and now she's back and she's hanging out with them? Did the scene where she tries on wedding dress pass already? Someone explain. I don't know if it fell off my mind or I missed something here. :huh:

 

She backed off of the engagement but she didn’t actually go anywhere. She heard about what happened with SiCai and came to join the “operation cheer up Ah Si” meet up as a friend. She felt she should be there because SiCai both were an important part of her life. 

 

I never saw this wedding dress try on scene in any trailers that I keep seeing mentioned but it has not happened as of now. 

 

4 hours ago, Wotad said:

 

i think people just being dramatic after reading your spoiler.

 

 

I actually feel bad for the actress because people started implying she’s doing something shady behind the scenes in order to get more airtime. 

 

1 hour ago, marielou92 said:

 

I think people are mad about this because the break-up in the rain is an iconic scene in the show right, however the viewers wasn’t able to focus & feel the pain of that scene for long because of Caina. The mood of the episode was supposed to be dramatic, but Caina scenes ruined it -_-

 

I’ve felt since the start of this show that it has adapted such a different tone from the previous version. It tamed down on the angst and upped the humor, almost anime-esque, so it’s not surprising to me that it’s cutting tension away from the breakup.  I’m just glad this hasn’t taken away any enjoyment for me as it has for others upset about Caina scenes.  Could also be that I have a soft spot for Meizhou because his face reminds me so much of my younger brother. So I don’t mind if it allows him more storyline besides being a SiCai shipper lol.  I will admit they lack chemistry though. 

 

And if i’m being totally honest that was a stupid break up to begin with so I can’t even feel sad about it.*dont throw tomatoes at me hahaha*  

If I was SC I would’ve worked together with Ah Si, fake a breakup, and figure out other ways to handle the Mom instead of hurting each other that way.  

 

Oh and PS: I’m loving so much this wise advice filled shoulder to lean on sage of maturity Lei. 

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5 hours ago, Dramachingu said:

This version started off well and was doing great until past few episodes where caina and that other old guy got more screentime. I don't know what writers are thinking its not even f3 and leads but some random side characters.

 

I totally agree. The Caina/Meizou side story is blech! Epic fail by the writers there. Was this story even part of the manga or is it just a new story written for this drama? I was excited at first to see Meizou get his own story, but this is random and boring. What a disappointment. 

 

5 hours ago, lan_lan said:

I don't disagree that the Caina scenes have become excessive.  HOWEVER, having watched with understanding of subs I can see why the show decided to include this arc, although a little overkill with how much of it.  

 

Based on the previews for tomorrow:

  Reveal hidden contents

It seems Ah Si has become completely withdrawn from socializing and refusing to do anything with anyone.  Lei was trying to remind him of the importance of their friendships and how much it means to Meizhou to be able to win Caina over.  It was how he was able to coax Ah Si to come with them to help Meizhou with his girl troubles.  Despite the depressive mood that Ah Si was in, he agreed.  It's like since they were the captains of his ship before, now he needs to return the favor.  I love their bromance.  

 

Then there was a scene during that uniform date which Caina gave Ah Si advise.  She was explaining to him that all girls need some time and to let Shancai sort out her feelings.  Hopefully seeing that it's coming from an older more experienced woman, it'll get through to him.  SO in hindsight, without the build up of her and Meizhou's storyline, this meeting wouldn't have made sense.  So don't be too hard on the show right now and have patience.  

 

I'm guessing the show also wants to give equal screen time to each of the 3 guys for their storyline.  First was Lei, now Meizhou, then Xiyou couple will probably come after this.  

 

If anything I blame the editing.  There were a couple of really choppily placed together scenes making for really random transitions and ppl.

 

I've only seen up to Ep. 25, but I will agree with you about the choppy editing, which is not helping the drama. Disappointed to hear that the Caina/Meizou storyline is dragging. As I have said before, I am totally on board with each of the F4 and the Shancai friends getting their own storyline, but not when these stories are so random and hurting the momentum and flow of the whole drama and the OTP story. I hope he drama can get back on track quickly.

 

5 hours ago, kokodus said:

they could've given more time to Ximen and Xiao you's arc or at least to Qing he and Li Zhen's story

 

Amen to that. So far, Ximen/Xiaoyu storyline is very little, and I'm disappointed because that side story was my favorite thing in the Korean version. I was really hoping that this version would be even more awesome. Oh Well.

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5 hours ago, lan_lan said:

I don't disagree that the Caina scenes have become excessive.  HOWEVER, having watched with understanding of subs I can see why the show decided to include this arc, although a little overkill with how much of it.  

 

Based on the previews for tomorrow:

  Reveal hidden contents

It seems Ah Si has become completely withdrawn from socializing and refusing to do anything with anyone.  Lei was trying to remind him of the importance of their friendships and how much it means to Meizhou to be able to win Caina over.  It was how he was able to coax Ah Si to come with them to help Meizhou with his girl troubles.  Despite the depressive mood that Ah Si was in, he agreed.  It's like since they were the captains of his ship before, now he needs to return the favor.  I love their bromance.  

 

Then there was a scene during that uniform date which Caina gave Ah Si advise.  She was explaining to him that all girls need some time and to let Shancai sort out her feelings.  Hopefully seeing that it's coming from an older more experienced woman, it'll get through to him.  SO in hindsight, without the build up of her and Meizhou's storyline, this meeting wouldn't have made sense.  So don't be too hard on the show right now and have patience.  

 

I'm guessing the show also wants to give equal screen time to each of the 3 guys for their storyline.  First was Lei, now Meizhou, then Xiyou couple will probably come after this.  

 

If anything I blame the editing.  There were a couple of really choppily placed together scenes making for really random transitions and ppl.

Awww thank you @lan_lan I feel a lot less frustrated after reading your post than last night. LOL. Honestly speaking Ah Si isn't the one who needs an intervention, SC is the one who keeps running away. What would the poor boy do??? I saw some spoiler pics yesterday and it is painful to see him go back to his old arrogant ways...if only he wasn't that HAWTTTTTT while lashing out at people.....LOL
 

Shan Cai totally needs to come to her senses sooner. I wish the F3 would do something about it. You know when I first watched the K version, and they introduced the amnesia arc, I thought he was totally faking it to let her be with him. I didn't know amnesia is a thing in dramaland. So I was waiting for the moment when he would shout "April's fool, you idiot" the whole time....alas...Haha. oh and there is also a fake date plot between Ximen and Xiao You which actually helps in getting both the couples together. So yeah, let's see....

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@kokodusYou're so welcome my dear :)  I'm thankful to the people in my country for providing subtitles so quickly after the episodes aired.  You're right about bad boy MingSi.  I used to like the River song way before this show started but now I can never listen to it again without an image of bada** MingSi showing up to fight the gangsters with that white spotlight on his back lol.  As for Shancai, I was willing to accept her fickleness before but after last week when she realized her feelings, it's beginning to be frustrating how she's treating DMS now.  But then I guess he'll give his share of pain too towards the end of the drama.  It's quite an unhealthy relationship these two got going on lol.

 

Omg same here!  BOF was when I got my first taste of amnesia as plot driver in dramaland.  I've hated it ever since haha.

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I have problem clicking the notif, 

On 8/4/2018 at 2:55 PM, kokodus said:

I agree with everything you said!!!!!! I also felt that her standing up against mom is mostly because of her pride. I bet she would've done the same thing if it's Qing he's mom. LOL. I don't know...sighhh. I'll also hold the Japanese version high as of now because it gave me all sorts of feels and the ending was near perfect. LOL. This show has huge possibilities to surpass the J version if they give us an ending like that. Shan Cai is really frustrating at times, even though I kinda understand her. Atleast she is open to consider a serious relationship with him now. That itself is a huge step, I guess. But next week is going to be painful. The epic bus chasing scene....sigh, Shan Cai, the Noble idiot is going to appear, I can't even....I think it's more like cowardice. Tsk. 

And i read somewhere that the heroine in manga was more frustrating and this version followed the manga most? If that's true i wouldn't ever read it lmao. 
 

I think they are both still immature by the way they treat each other. Irl it's like they're never meant to be or they need time to grow up, whether being separated or not. 

 

Yes and finally she opened up her feeling. It's like it's going to be deeper and painful by the time DMS leaves her. Knowing how hard and long the process of SC confirmed her feeling, aaw. 

I hope they cut the amnesia arc, in this century. I still have this positive minds, as i haven't watched ep 25-26 and previews. 

 

Anw I miss the brother of Makino/jandi esp when Domyouji treat her brother so well.

 

Plot twist

producer gives sanchai up to qinghe. So far he knows Sanchai the best lmao

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