Tag Archive: Keisuke Koide

Sep 06 2015

Rookies – Episode 11 (Review)

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ROOKIES Episode 11 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY The Nikogaku team has reached the semi-finals, and the dugout is filled with a feeling of dread and insecurity. Mikoshiba (Kiesuke Koide) speaks to his team with the full authority of his position as captain, urging them to keep fighting for the sake of their teammates and …

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Jul 20 2015

Rookies – Episode 9 (Review)

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ROOKIES Episode 9 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Fresh from their victory over their old nemesis, the boys seem to be on a solid run as they chalk up wins and improve their skills. The team visits a shrine together and says a prayer for their future victory. However, the rest of the world isn’t …

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Feb 02 2014

Rookies – Episode 4 (Review)

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ROOKIES Episode 4 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Now that the baseball club has achieved 9 members, the team’s positions are decided. As the boys argue for the superstar potion of pitcher, Aniya (Hayato Ichihara) stakes his claim beyond argument with his 135km/hr fastball. Kawato (Ryuta Sato) assigns hot-headed Wakana (Sousuke Takaoka) to the catcher …

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Sep 02 2013

Rookies – Episode 1 (Review)

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ROOKIES Episode 1 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY High school teacher Koichi Kawato needs a second chance. After a violent self-defense incident at his previous school, he’s all but exiled from his chosen profession. When he’s hired by a new school, he decides to give all he’s got to this opportunity to redeem himself. Our …

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