It is not often that I watch Japanese dramas, but I was introduced to this one by Jun Hui and I have been totally addicted to it.
It’s called ROOKIES and it is a baseball manga that got adapted to a TV series. There are 11 episodes in all, together with a movie finale that was released one year later. Although I don’t play baseball, I knew the general rules and the storyline for the games wasn’t that technical. The main idea of the drama is a young rookie teacher trying to motivate his bunch of unruly students to achieve their dreams of playing at Koushien.
The show also had plenty of inspirational quotes, and I guess this is the most famous one of them all.
To anyone that’s interested in watching this series, I can gladly pass you the show!
I definitely recommend you to watch it, especially if you play sports or like shows to reminisce about your old schooling days!
I think one of the best part of the show is actually the theme song. Here’s a preview of how awesome it is. I still get positive goosebumps whenever I listen to the song.
It’s called キセキ by GReeeeN. (Video is not related to the drama though)
If only they have a season 2…