On January 3, Fuji TV aired the first broadcast of its new variety program 'VS Damashii' hosted by Aiba Masaki (Arashi). During this broadcast, it was revealed that Kazama Shunsuke, Sato Shori (Sexy Zone), Fujii Ryusei (Johnny's WEST), Kishi Yuta (King & Prince), and Ukisho Hidaka (Bi Shounen / Johnny's Jr.) will be appearing on the program as regular members.
‘VS Damashii’ took over Arashi’s popular game variety program ‘VS Arashi’ which ended on December 24. Similar to 'VS Arashi,' the six members will compete against various guest in each episode. On the regular members, Aiba commented, "I'm looking forward to how my fresh juniors will carry out their activities. I have high expectations!"