"King of Rookies"
TRG Ep 1
Japanese "キング・オブ・ルーキー"
Romanized "Kingu·Obu·Rūkī"
Opening "N/A"
Ending "Hito ni Yasashiku"
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"King of Rookies" is the first episode of the anime series The Rolling Girls. The episode was written by Yasuyuki Muto and directed by Jun Soga. It was broadcast in Japan on January 10, 2015.


The Bests of Higashi Murayama and Tokorozawa face off in a public park. A "trainee" Rest named Nozomi arrives late with some dango from her family's restaurant, until the Rest on both sides are all blown away by the force of Maccha Green's attack. The next day, an absent-minded girl crashes her bike into the headquarters of the Hiroshi Town Propellers, and reveals that she had traveled for three days straight despite living in the same town. Masami accidentally meets Kuniko while eating at a nearby ramen shop, and ends up challenging her to an unofficial ramen-eating contest. The Propellers then find a bus waiting to take them to a local amusement park, only to trapped on the roller coaster as hostages for Higashi Murayama.


The episode starts off with the narrator describes the aftermath of the Great Tokyo War. 10 years after the war, most of the country's political and economic elites mysteriously vanished, resulting in a divided society in which the country split up into the original 10 prefectures that soon became independent city-states that competed with each other. Many vigilantes who fought in the aforementioned war became hired as the "Best" (mosa), representing their prefectures in territorial disputes. Their supporters, the "Rest" (mob), work to support them while maintaining the peace within their respective prefectures.


One day, Masami Utoku, a Tokorozawa best faces Kuniko Shigyou of Higashimurayama as Maccha Green, in a public park in Tokorozawa. The same evening, Nozomi Morimoto rides her bicycle home as her school dismissed. She is later revealed to be the daughter of Hinayo Moritomo, the owner of the Tokorozawa Morimoto Restaurant which sells takoyaki and dango. Arrived at home, she wears on her Hiyoshi squad jacket to join her vigilante force as usual. Nozomi later arrives at the public park late with some dango from her family's restaurant while Masami and Kuniko are battling against each other, and before she can do her job, the force of the battle blow her and her teammates away.

Masami and Kuniko continues to battle before the Masami in her Maccha suit lure Kuniko squad to retreat with her giant balloon which resemble a hyper robot. Later that evening, Masami finds Nozomi lies on the field after being blown by the battle force and later sends Nozomi home on a Motorcycle, showing Nozomi the moonlight stone she possesses.

The next morning, at the Tokorozawa Office of the President, Haruka Misono the president discusses the international peacekeeping jobs with Masami when Masami's stomach growling for hunger. Nozomi and her fellow rest are working at the squad's headquarters as usual when Yukina Kosaka's bike accidentally crashed in front of the squad's office. Nozomi and others take Yukina to the office where she told them that she has been looking for their headquarters for three days.

At the Ramen restaurant, Masami was indulging at her maboroshi ramen when Kuniko suddenly come to dine at the noodle shop as well, challenging her to an unofficial Ramen contest. Meanwhile at the HQ, Yukina is officially accepted as the Hiyoshi Town Propellers member when suddenly, the bus take them to the Tokorozawa Amusement Park arrives which was driven by Yukari Otonashi ,Kuniko's subordinate. After the ramen contest, Kuniko informs Masami that she had lured Masami's rests to ride a roller coaster at her amusement park. Later at the park, Kuniko reveals to Yukari that she too has the moonlight stone same as Masami.


By order of appearance:

  1. Kuniko Shigyou
  2. Masami Utoku
  3. Yukari Otonashi
  4. Sumire
  5. Ken
  6. Tatsuhiko
  7. Ai Hibiki (Cameo)
  8. Nozomi Morimoto
  9. Chiaya Misono (Cameo)
  10. Hinayo Moritomo
  11. Haruka Misono
  12. Crocodile
  13. Mii-tan
  14. Rikako
  15. Hitoshi
  16. Mario
  17. Den-san
  18. Noboru
  19. Yumi
  20. Yukina Kosaka