TBS drama “The Beginners!” starring Kis-My-Ft2‘s Taisuke Fujigaya and Kitayama Hiromitsu have ended with viewership rating of 5.7% (Kanto area) during their final episode last Sept 20th. The said drama have gotten an average audience share with 7.8% (Kanto area, Video Research).
Ratings from 1st to last episode: *8.5_*9.9_*5.9_*7.0_*8.1_*7.6_*6.5_*6.4_*7.1_*5.7
“The Beginners!” follow the story of aspiring policemen/women who found themselves in class “S” (substitutes) and has to follow a strict set of rules in order to graduate. This is Fujigaya’s 1st solo drama and 1st lead role where he play the role of Shimura Teppei, a reluctant policeman who only join the Academy as a promise to his best friend.
Previous drama that occupied “The Beginners!” timeslot was Nishikido Ryo’s “Papadol!” that ended with 8.2% average ratings.