Tag Archive: Masato Ibu

Sep 11 2014

Rookies – Episode 6 (Review)

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ROOKIES Episode 6 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Episode 6 of the series is where Rookies goes from good great, when so many traditional “happy-ending” elements don’t come true. Picking up mere seconds after the last episode, Shinjo (Yu Shirota) steps to the plate in the ninth inning with two outs and a runner on …

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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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