Shooting for Meteor Garden II commenced in April 2002. In July, the cast and crew completed filming in Spain. Production experienced several delays due to changing directors and the hectic schedule of F4. Filming was suspended again in September 2002, when Barbie Hsu's and several others contracts expired. Due to the negative reaction from the audience, Chai prepared two separate endings for the show.
Meteor Garden II was broadcast on weekdays at 8 PM on CTS. It aired Monday to Friday from November 11 to November 15, 2002, before switching to a Monday to Thursday schedule. Then it aired again from Monday to Friday, starting on December 2. Meteor Garden II concluded its thirty-one episode run on December 25.
Meteor Garden II was met with a negative response from fans, who thought it was "bad" compared to the original manga.Michelle Saram's character Ye Sha was a particular bone of contention among the audience.
The drama had significantly lower ratings than those of Meteor Garden. Over a week into its initial run, the series was averaging 3% to 3.5%.
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Meteor Garden II is an original story due to the manga still being published at the time. However, Si's amnesia may have been at least partially inspired by a similar storyline in the manga.