By Ryuichi HIROKI

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Drama - Completed 2013

Heartwarming story of a physically disabled teacher and his 28 students

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 118 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ryuichi HIROKI
    • Writer(s)
    • Masato KATO
    • Producer(s)
    • Kenzo ABE (Toho Co., Ltd.), Masaya SHIBUSAWA (Toho Co., Ltd.)
    • Synopsis
    • First day of school at Matsuura Nishi elementary school. Who walked into 5th grade-class 3 was a physically disabled teacher with no hands and legs !
      Yusaku Shiraishi (Taichi Kokubun), a former school teacher currently working at the board of education asks his old friend Shinosuke Akao (Hirotada Ototake) to work as an one year temporary employed teacher. Akao, who was born without hands and legs had failed to pass the employment examination to become a teacher in the past. However, his dream is about to become true with Shiraishi’s invitation. Shiraishi also decides to return to school as Akao’s supporting teacher. Sighting Akao in his wheel chair, the students are so shocked that none of them spoke a single word. Akao quietly says “As you can see, I have no hands and legs. So whenever you guys find me facing difficulties, please help me out with it all right ?” The students are still confused and can not find a way to react.
      The students of 5th grade-class 3 are facing multiple problems such as bullying and domestic discord. Shiraishi and Akao, sometimes getting into arguments with their colleagues, but helping out each other encourages the students by saying “It’s all right. It’s all right”.
      Akao and his 28 students’ year full of smile and tears has just begun…