( Meteor Rain Chinese: 流星雨; pinyin: Liú Xīng Yǔ) is a side series to the Taiwanese drama, . Meteor Garden The show is partially based on  by Boys Over Flowers Yoko Kamio. It aired in 2001 on the free-to-air  CTS. Each episode focuses on story following a F4 member, excluding Hua Ze Lei.
The series starred
Jerry Yan, Ken Chu, Vanness Wu, Vic Chou, and Rainie Yang from Meteor Garden. Peien Chien, Aisa Senda, and Mai Sato were introduced in small supporting roles.
Cast and characters
Original work: by Boys Over Flowers Yoko Kamio
Producers: Angie Chai, Jerry Feng, Wu Zhi Qiang
Screenplay: Angie Chai, Jerry Feng, Mao Xun Rong
Planning: Yang Jia Yu
Director: Tsai Yueh Hsun
Executive producer: Wang Chuan Ren
Deputy director: Chen Bi Zhen
Editing: Wang Zuo Qun
Recording: Wan Wan
Production: Lu Shu Juan, Yang Yuan Ren, Cao Jing Xiang
Cinematography: Lin Qing Fang, Lin Wen Kai
Lighting: Wang Li Da
Production cooperation: Shueisha, editing unit, Margaret CTS, Dentsu Tec
Production rights: Comic Ritz Productions Co. Ltd.
Episode 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Meteor Rain aired from August 23 to September 6, 2001 on the free-to-air CTS. The series was produced by Angie Chai with Comic Ritz International Production. The success of led to the production of Meteor Garden Meteor Rain and the sequel, .
Meteor Garden II
The show aired in the
Philippines on ABS-CBN in 2003 and GMA Network in 2007.
Meteor Rain was released on DVD in Hong Kong on December 31, 2001 and March 21, 2002  , and in Japan on February 25, 2005.  YA Entertainment also released  Meteor Rain on January 3, 2005 in North America.
North American release
January 3, 2005
4:3 aspect ratio
Subtitles: English, Chinese
Running time: 240 minutes
 Dolby Digital
Hong Kong release
December 31, 2001
March 21, 2002
3-disc set (1st release), 2-disc set (2nd release)
February 25, 2005
4:3 aspect ratio
Language: Chinese, Japanese
Running time: 257 minutes
Hua Ze Lei ( Vic Chou) message
"Meteor Rain" music clip video