I’ve been running a little bit behind with drama news lately, because I only really write anything on here when it’s actually something that interests me at least a little personally. This morning I found out that Arata Iura is going to be playing the lead in a new drama called “Dousousei – Hito wa, Sando, Koi wo Suru” which will be airing on TBS from 10 July with a 9pm time slot. The drama is based off a manga with the same name(what a surprise) and is about people falling in love again. To be more specific, it’s about a group of 4(two females and two males) meeting each other for the first time in 25 years at a middle school re-union and starting relationships with each other. The drama will also be starring Masahiro Matsuoka, Izumi Inamori and Yuka Itaya.
I think that Arata Iura is a great actor and it’s good to see him in the lead role in something again. He played Asahina really well in Rich Man Poor Woman and I remember enjoying his acting in Mitsu no Aji(wow that was a while ago now) too. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to find any previews for this drama on YouTube and while there is a preview on the official website, it can’t be viewed by non-Japanese IP addresses. What a shame. Is anyone else interested in this drama? Whether or not I watch the whole thing will probably depend on the portrayal of the characters. I think portraying the lives of normal people approaching(or over) 40 might be a little boring. There’s no way to really tell until it airs though.