5 TV Shows to Watch if You Love F4 Thailand: Boys over Flowers

Can’t get enough of Boys Over Flowers?

Well, here are a few shows like ‘F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers’ if you crave for a dose of romance-meets-drama.

With the rise and fame surrounding Thai actors lately, it’s hard not to dive deep into the likes of Vachirawit Chivaaree, aka Bright, Metawin Opas-iamkajorn aka Win, Jirawat Sutivanisak, and Hirunkit Changkham.

What’s all the buzz about F4 Thailand?

Based on the 1992 Japanese manga ‘Hana Yori Dango’, there have been multiple adaptations of the comic across Asia. In 2005, it was the Japanese TV show adaptation of the comic that kickstarted it all. However, there was one in particular that caused a whirlwind in the Hallyu wave. It was the 2009 adaptation ‘Boys Over Flowers’, which featured Lee Min-ho and Ku Hye-Sun.

Later, the Chinese and Taiwanese versions of the manga titled ‘Meteor Garden’ took over. It did not end there though. The popularity of these adaptations later trickled to Thailand as they finally released and recreated their versions with F4 Thailand in 2021.

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Thanks to the roaring success behind ‘F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers’, these Thai actors are taking over the world by storm. Be it in acting, fashion or the beauty industry.

In fact, actors Bright Vachirwait and Metawin Opas-iamkajorn are rising to the top as they bag the biggest names in the fashion industry. If you need to delve deeper into the most notable names in Thailand, check out all the Thai celebrities to hit follow on Instagram today.

For those who miss the twists and turns, the frustrations of a love triangle and seeing prestigious boys in uniform, check out these TV shows like ‘F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers’.

Add these shows like F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers to your weekend agenda:

Meteor Garden

If you adore Hana Yori Dango, you will fall in love with Meteor Garden. The 2018 Chinese remake of the 2001 Taiwanese adaptation of the same show follows Dong Shancai, an ordinary girl who strives in the most prestigious school in the country. Later, she encounters an elite group of the wealthiest and most attractive boys called the F4. Little does she know how much her world will change as she falls in love with one of them.

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Secret Seven

Secret Seven explores the life of a lonely girl who suffers from Philophopia (fear of falling in love). However, her life became a rollercoaster ride when she discovered a guy among seven young men secretly loved her. Will she be able to figure out her mystery men? There’s only one way to find out.

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Cinderella and the Four Knights

The series follows the life of a young woman who is commissioned by a wealthy grandfather to reunite his disparate grandsons. To do that, she will have to live in his mansion. Amid it all, she later finds herself tangled in the family dynamics and discovers her Prince Charming. Can she stay true to her mission or follow her heart’s desire?

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Cheese in the Trap

Cheese in the Trap explores the relationship between two college students: Hong Seol (played by Kim Go-Eun) and Yoo Jung (Park Hae-Jin). As they grew up from different upbringings, the tale will reveal a darker side of Yoo Jung as Hong Seol uncovers his past.

The Heirs

shows like f4 thailand

The title says it all. The Heirs follows a group of privileged high school students who has their whole life planned out. As these wealthy heirs intend to take over their families’ empires, we look closer as they navigate life through classic tales of friendships, love, rivalries and social class.

 

Amalina Anuar is the Digital Director of Harper's Bazaar Malaysia. From covering the latest runway trends to the hottest happenings in Kuala Lumpur, she also delves deep into all things lifestyle and beauty.