MagiCraft wrote: [...] I wanted to find out which dramas with Arashi member casts, you would recommend? It doesn't have to be limited to just one, but what are your favourites out of the ones you've watched and why? Was it something you would have chosen to watch even without the Arashi influence, or would you have let it slide otherwise?
For me, because I am still catching up with recent dramas, my list is quite short:
Yoiko no Mikata:
Because I am a total sucker for cute little kids. I actually watched this as the first drama I actively looked for in the Arashi fandom. as in, I'd seen Gokusen and Bambino without knowing about Arashi, but while learning about them, saw the synopsis for Yoiko no Mikata, and thought Oh, that sounds like my sort of thing!.
Again, my weakness for small children made this a no brainer. I was going to love this drama even if they hadn't cast Aiba in the lead role.
Minami-kun no Koibito:
This one surprised me. By the time I watched this, I'd gotten used to the tropes often used by j-dramas (especially romances), and expected more of the same. But this is so cute, without being... frustrating. Technically also involves a cute, miniature human....
I recommend all Nino's drama SPs. I love how he takes challenging roles and delivers perfectness. I can't even pick my favourite drama SP of his 'cause they are all great.