My Boss My Hero

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My Boss My Hero
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マイ☆ボス マイ☆ヒーロー
GenreComedy, romance, yakuza
Written byMika Omori
Directed byToya Sato (佐藤東弥)
Noriyoshi Sakuma (佐久間紀佳)
Jun Ishio (石尾純)
StarringTomoya Nagase
Yuya Tegoshi
Yui Aragaki
Koki Tanaka
Masaya Kikawada
Yu Kashii
Theme music composerTokio
Opening theme"Sorafune"[1]
ComposerYu Takami (高見優)[1]
Country of originJapan
Original languageJapanese
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (List of episodes)
ProducersHidehiro Kono (河野英裕)
Yoshio Yamamoto (山本由緒)
Akihiro Yamauchi (山内章弘)
Takeshi Sato (佐藤毅)
Running timeapprox. 45 minutes
Original release
NetworkNippon Television
ReleaseJuly 8 (2006-07-08) –
September 16, 2006 (2006-09-16)
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My Boss My Hero (マイ★ボス マイ★ヒーロー, Mai Bosu Mai Hīrō) is a Japanese television drama broadcast by Nippon Television (NTV). It is a remake of the South Korean movie of My Boss, My Hero, It aired in Japan during the summer of 2006.


The show is about Makio Sakaki (榊 真喜男), also known as "Tornado", a 27-year-old yakuza gangster, who wants to succeed his father as the head of the gang. However, Makio is not very bright, so his father decides to send him back to high school and makes a deal with him: if he can graduate he can become the new leader of the gang. If Makio doesn't graduate, the position of boss will be given to his younger brother, Mikio.


Actor Role
Tomoya Nagase Makio Sakaki (榊 真喜男)
Yuya Tegoshi Jun Sakurakoiji (桜小路 順)
Yui Aragaki Hikari Umemura (梅村 ひかり)
Koki Tanaka Kazuya Manabe (真鍋 和弥)
Masaya Kikawada Mikio Sakaki (榊 美喜男)
Yu Kashii Yuriko Minami (南 百合子)
Masachika Ichimura Kichi Sakaki (榊 喜一)


No. Original title Translated title
1 「若頭☆高校生になる!」 Young master becomes a student!
2 「若頭☆学級委員長になる!」 Young master becomes a class leader!
3 「若頭☆テストに燃える?!」 The young master sets his eyes on the test?!
4 「夏休みだよ!☆若頭」 It's summer holidays! Young master
5 「グレてやる!☆若頭の反抗期」 I'll be bad! Young master's rebellion
6 「立ち上がれ組長!☆A組の内部抗争」 Stand up class leader! internal conflict of the A class
7 「俺の正体は!☆若頭、涙の疾走」 I am ...! Young master falls in tears
8 「文化祭☆愛と青春のハッピーデイ!」 Cultural festival! Happy day of youth and love!
9 「若頭☆バレンタインデーは大決戦!!」 The young master's decisive battle on Valentine's Day!!
10 「さよなら若頭☆舞い上がれ、俺たちの船」 Bon voyage, young master... Arise, ship!


  1. ^ a b "My Boss My Hero Music Information" (in Japanese). Nippon Television. Retrieved 2010-06-21.

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