Roosevelt Game TBS Spring Drama 2013

Plot

The Aoshima Company is a precision machine maker, located in the suburbs of Tokyo. The company is a medium sized corporation. The have a conference once every week to report achievements made and the prospects for the company. At the conference, President Mitsuru Hosokawa (Toshiaki Karasawa) gives a menacing look, while executives shout at each other. After President Mitsuru took his job, the economy significantly worsened due to a financial sector slump. The Aoshima Company suffered because of this and faces difficulties.

President Mitsuru then tells executives to abolish the baseball team. The executives are shocked. President Mitsuru informs the executives that he has heard the bank may cancel their loan from the next session. To show the bank that they are trying to improve their situation he has decided to cancel the baseball team. The baseball team needs 300 million yen to exist. Their baseball team was once well regarded, but they re now a burden to the company.

President Mitsuru must persuade the Chairman and Founder of the company Takeshi Aoshima (Tsutomu Yamazaki) before he can abolish the baseball team. He goes to talk with Chairman Takeshi. The Chairman asks President Mitsuru “do you have  ‘ism’ as a company president? If you want to fire people, you need to have ‘ism’ as a company president.” President Mitsuru tells him that he doesn’t have ‘ism’ right now, but no matter what he will protect the Aoshima Company. That is his ‘ism.’

A bigger crisis ensues.

Notes

  1. Based on the novel “Ruzuveruto Gemu” by Jun Ikeido (published February 22, 2012 by Kodansha Ltd.).
  2. Directors Katsuo Fukuzawa, Takayoshi Tanazawa, screenwriter Hiroyuki Yatsu and novelist Jun Ikeido previously collaborated on 2013 TBS mega-hit drama series “Hanzawa Naoki“.

Cast

Roosevelt Game-Toshiaki Karasawa.jpg Roosevelt Game-Rei Dan.jpg Roosevelt Game-Kanji Ishimaru.jpg Roosevelt Game-Asuka Kudo.jpg Roosevelt Game-Seiji Rokkaku.jpg
Toshiaki Karasawa Rei Dan Kanji Ishimaru Asuka Kudo Seiji Rokkaku
Mitsuru Hosokawa Arisa Nakamoto Fumio Mikami Kazuya Okihara Makoto Asahina
Roosevelt Game-Toru Tezuka.jpg Roosevelt Game-Kazuya Kojima.jpg Roosevelt Game-Akira Yamamoto.jpg Roosevelt Game-Kazuya Takahashi.jpg Roosevelt Game-Yasuto Kosuda.jpg
Toru Tezuka Kazuya Kojima Akira Yamamoto Kazuya Takahashi Yasuto Kosuda
Masaomi Daido Taichi Toyooka Kenichi Kamiyama Tetsu Koga Atsushi Nakagawa
Roosevelt Game-Kenji Moriwaki.jpg Roosevelt Game-Masato Wada.jpg Roosevelt Game-Nobuyuki Suzuki.jpg Roosevelt Game-Alice Hirose.jpg Roosevelt Game-Makita Sports.jpg
Kenji Moriwaki Masato Wada Nobuyuki Suzuki Alice Hirose Makita Sports
Saburo Murano Inuhiko Kitaohji Kazuma Kisaragi Misato Yamazaki Kazuyuki Nagato
Roosevelt Game-Ryuta Mine.jpg Roosevelt Game-Danshun Tatekawa.jpg Roosevelt Game-Rio Hirai.jpg Roosevelt Game-Teruyuki Kagawa.jpg Roosevelt Game-Yosuke Eguchi.jpg
Ryuta Mine Danshun Tatekawa Rio Hirai Teruyuki Kagawa Yosuke Eguchi
Bank Branch Manager Isobe Masahiko Bando Shiho Hanabusa Kiyofumi Morota Kotaro Sasai
Roosevelt Game-Tsutomu Yamazaki.jpg
Tsutomu Yamazaki
Takeshi Aoshima

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Episode Ratings

Episode Date Ratings
(Kanto Region)
01 04/27/2014 14.1%
02 05/04/2014 11.8%
03 05/11/2014 13.7%
04 05/18/2014 13.8%
05 05/25/2014 16.0%
06 06/01/2014 14.8%
07 06/08/2014 14.5%
08 06/15/2014 14.1%
09 06/22/2014 17.6%
Average 14.5%

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