- Drama: M: Ai Subeki Hito ga Ite
- Romaji: M: Ai Subeki Hito ga Ite
- Japanese: M 愛すべき人がいて
- Director: Takao Kinoshita, Manabu Aso
- Writer: Narumi Komatsu (novel), Osamu Suzuki
- Network: TV Asahi
- Release Date: April 18, 2020 —
- Runtime: Saturday 23:15 – 24:05
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Set in the 1990’s, high school student Ayu (Kalen Anzai) lives with her mother and grandmother in Fukuoka. She works as a model, but, to pursue an acting career, she goes to Tokyo with her grandmother. While attending a high school, she picks up acting work, but only minor roles. One day, Ayu meets Masa (Shohei Miura), who is the executive director of record label A Victory. He decides to make Ayu into a singer. According to Masa, Ayu prepares to make her debut as a singer. Meanwhile, she encounters jealousy from rivals at her record label. Trusting Masa, Ayu endures her problems. She also develops feelings for Masa and Masa also holds feelings for her.
- Based on novel “M: Ai Subeki Hito ga Ite” by Narumi Komatsu (published August 1, 2019 by Gentosha).
- Kalen Anzai – Ayu
- Shohei Miura – Masa