Koichi Kawato is the new Japanese Literature teacher at the ill-famed Futakotamagawa high school, whose baseball club is composed of thugs and bullies who have been suspended for a year from all school competitions, for causing a brawl during an official match. The newly appointed teacher finds that the club members left are only interested in women, smoking and doing nothing until, under Kawato′s guidance, they discover their dream of going to the Koshien high school baseball tournament. However, the road to Koshien is far from easy as many obstacles await them.
~~ Adapted from the manga "ROOKIES" (ルーキーズ) by Morita Masanori (森田まさのり).
Also known as: Ruukiizu
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Rookies: Graduation (2009) [JDRAMA]
Koichi Kawato is a new teacher at Futakotamagawa Academy, whose baseball club features nothing but thugs and bullies. He takes genuine interest in those players and tries them onto a better path... even by quoting proverbs.