On January 9, Japanese media outlets Nikkan Sports and Sankei Sports reported, "The VIP preview of WOWOW drama 'Spring Has Come' starring EXO's Kai was held on January 9. Kai will be playing the role of a Korean photographer."
According to the report, Kai described his feelings on making his debut via Japan's small screen, with, "heart throbbing. I am glad I selected this particular project," smiling brightly.
Prior to this, Kai mentioned following his drama announcement, "I was very happy when I found out I got the role. Just thinking about it makes my heart flutter. Although I am still not quite familiar with the filming process and all, I will do my best to deliver satisfying content to fans."
Watch a clip from the VIP screening below as Kai also celebrated his birthday (January 14) with Japanese fans in advance.