Tag Archive: Kenta Kiritani

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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Mar 10 2015

Rookies – Episode 8 (Review)

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ROOKIES Episode 8 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY The Nikogaku team faces off against their old nemesis Enatsu (Yusuke Kamiji), the instigator of the brawl that disbanded the team and crushed the dreams of the young players. Kawato (Ryuta Sato) states it outright at the start of the episode, proclaiming that the boys are facing …

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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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Nov 05 2013

Rookies – Episode 3 (Review)

ROOKIES Episode 3 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Harassment of the baseball club escalates as their clubhouse and classroom are vandalized by unknown enemies. Shinjo (Yu Shirota) tracks down the culprits and challenges the gang to a fight. Shinjo’s friends aren’t about to let their friend defend their honor alone, and they rush to his …

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Oct 05 2013

Rookies – Episode 2 (Review)

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ROOKIES Episode 2 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Kawato (Ryuta Sato) receives a phone call from neighboring Yougadaiichi High School checking in to see if their annual pre-season exhibition game is still on. Kawato accepts the invitation, but Principal Murayama (Masato Ibu) fears further embarrassment for their school if the baseball team isn’t ready. He …

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