Fukuyama Masaharu This guy has my number for some inexplicable reason.

He reminds me of a combination of Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tony Leung, with plenty of simmering charisma to burn.

Aside from With Love, I also adored his ) was a classic 90s dorama that was the first Cinderella love story before that trope became a dime a dozen.

I spent both Season 1 and Season 2 of the wonderfully touching (Under One Roof) hoping he’d get the girl (the once young and darling Noriko Sakai), which he ended up doing at the very end. My favorite Masa dorama remains could turn a girl into a woman just like that.

I will always remember him as Hata-san (and perhaps dreaming I was his Teruteru-Bozu).

He’s a great actor with the ability to disappear into any role yet always retain this aura of awareness. He’s the type of handsome that once you get it, you’ll never stop seeing how gorgeous he is. with Kitagawa Keiko, which is just a brilliant stroke of casting him as George.

I don’t find him cute in the least, but he always elicits the right emotions from me when watching him act. Oguri Shun Maybe the best “actor” of his generation (along with Yamada Takayuki), but his penchant for picking the oddest projects really turn me off watching more of his works. As a young actor, he probably has the most extensive body of work amongst his peers, and is a true chameleon.

The gorgeous brunette wore her long locks down and in loose waves.

For make-up Rosario chose a dark, smokey eye and pale lip. While the talented actors are indeed among The Defenders' ensemble cast, the twosome also star in the series' spin off, Luke Cage.

Nevertheless, I suddenly got the urge to run down a list of the leading men of Japanese entertainment and giving my two cents on them.

This list is by no means complete, and skews heavily towards the good looking actors rather than the acclaimed thespians.

If you feel like giving a shout out to a J-actor you love but I neglected to mention, feel free to add them in the comments section.