Mr. TONEGAWA Middle Management Blues

The BEST episodes of Mr. TONEGAWA Middle Management Blues

Every episode of Mr. TONEGAWA Middle Management Blues ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Mr. TONEGAWA Middle Management Blues!

A humorous chronicle of the daily meeting-room problems of Tonegawa Yukio, who works as a middle manager for the whims of the evil, unreasonable business magnate Hyoudou Kazutaka.

Last Updated: 11/18/2022Network:Nippon TV
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Setting Sail
star
9.00
3 votes

#1 - Setting Sail

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/3/2018

The day is finally here: Tonegawa and his team are going to host the first game of Restricted Rock Paper Scissors. It's all been leading up to this, but can they pull it off without a hitch?

Business Trip
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8.25
4 votes

#2 - Business Trip

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/12/2018

Tonegawa hits the road, with business to attend to outside of Tokyo, and hopes to find a chance for relaxation while away from home.

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End of the Line
star
7.50
2 votes

#3 - End of the Line

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 12/26/2018

Hyoudou's latest craving for diabolical entertainment is so twisted, people are afraid to talk about it... even the narrator! And then, wedding bells begin to ring for one member of Team Tonegawa.

Rehearsal
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7.40
5 votes

#4 - Rehearsal

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/5/2018

It's finally time for the first rehearsal game of Restricted Rock Paper Scissors. But will difficulties with equipment and participants spell trouble for Tonegawa's big project?

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Adult
star
7.33
6 votes

#5 - Adult

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/25/2018

After three unproductive meetings and a company trip, Tonegawa's team still has essentially nothing to show in terms of progress on their death game project. But after a bolt of inspiration, the middle manager himself thinks he might have the answer.

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Fake
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7.33
3 votes

#6 - Fake

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/19/2018

When President Hyoudou decides that he wants a body double, Tonegawa and the men in black begin a search to find the perfect doppelganger for their boss.

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Cutlets
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7.20
5 votes

#7 - Cutlets

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/29/2018

The annual round of hiring for Teiai has begun, with Tonegawa and Yamazaki interviewing potential new employees. Afterwards, Tonegawa goes out for lunch, but ends up getting a little more than he bargained for.

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Entertaining
star
7.00
1 votes

#8 - Entertaining

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/21/2018

The man-eating Bog is a pachinko machine that makes a ludicrous amount of money for one of Teiai's underground casinos. The time has come for Tonegawa to collect the winnings, which means a showdown between him, the diabolical device, and the man who responsible for it: Ichijou!

Premonition
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7.00
1 votes

#9 - Premonition

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 12/12/2018

Tonegawa attends a class reunion where he hopes to see what's become of the classmates he always held in contempt. Meanwhile, Ootsuki's latest excursion is threatened when he gets unexpectedly sick.

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Conclusions
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7.00
1 votes

#10 - Conclusions

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 12/5/2018

Two stories come to a conclusion, as Ootsuki concocts a scheme to usurp Odagiri's movie business, and Tonegawa tracks down the social media troll that has been flaming Teiai.

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Alignment
star
7.00
1 votes

#11 - Alignment

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/7/2018

Tonegawa's annual check-up leads to some lifestyle changes that are accompanied by unwanted attention, while Ootsuki finds something he never expected to encounter on one of his excursions.

Unofficial Announcement
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7.00
1 votes

#12 - Unofficial Announcement

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/31/2018

The time has come for personnel changes at Teiai. When everything is said and done, who will be left on Team Tonegawa?

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Natural Enemies
star
7.00
1 votes

#13 - Natural Enemies

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/24/2018

Tonegawa is Teiai's number two man, but his position isn't exactly uncontested. When his rival, Kurosawa, steps into the picture even the battle hardened middle manager finds himself at a loss.

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Excursion
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7.00
1 votes

#14 - Excursion

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/10/2018

We've seen that the Teiai Group runs a ruthless business. But what happens when people with debt stacked beyond the ceiling fail to show any signs of paying off their loans? Witness a trip into the secret hell on Earth inhabited by the most hapless of debtors... and how one man manages to make the most of his otherwise dire situation.

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Soul-Searching
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7.00
7 votes

#15 - Soul-Searching

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/1/2018

With the proposal for Restricted Rock Paper Scissors finished, Tonegawa just needs to turn it in to President Hyoudou... The tyrannical, temperamental, explosively volatile President Hyoudou.

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Surefire
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6.86
7 votes

#16 - Surefire

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/18/2018

After a vicious act of betrayal in the last meeting, Tonegawa arranges weekend trip to an all-expenses paid villa to repair the cracks in his relationship with the team... but will it be enough?

Self-Destruct
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6.71
7 votes

#17 - Self-Destruct

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/8/2018

As the deadline for the design of the Restricted Rock Paper Scissors cards approaches, Ebitani feels insecure because of Saemon's repeated successes. Tonegawa tries to mentor the wayward employee, but will he listen?

Conjecture
star
6.33
9 votes

#18 - Conjecture

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/11/2018

The second meeting of the death game production team is held, and Tonegawa needs to make up for the bad first impression he gave his workers. But between the confusing names of his team members and their bizarre objective, can the executive make sure the conversation heads in a productive direction?

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Initiative
star
6.25
12 votes

#19 - Initiative

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/4/2018

In Kaiji, he tormented the downtrodden with deadly games and million-dollar prizes. But deadly games need planning, resources, monitoring and execution.

Shrimp
star
6.20
5 votes

#20 - Shrimp

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/22/2018

After being fired from Teiai and causing Tonegawa's salary to be cut, Ebitani returns hoping to make amends.

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Playing Hard
star
6.00
1 votes

#21 - Playing Hard

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/17/2018

One of Ootsuki's regular excursions results in a clash of epic proportions, against an unexpected opponent...

Defamation
star
6.00
2 votes

#22 - Defamation

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 11/28/2018

Overseeing the Teiai corporate Twitter exposes Tonegawa to an account that seems to exist solely to hate on his company, triggering the middle manager's combative instincts. Meanwhile, Ootsuki's underground gambling games hit a snag when a rival foreman begins running his own entertainment scheme.

Proliferation
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5.80
5 votes

#23 - Proliferation

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/15/2018

As work begins to proceed on the first Restricted Rock Paper Scissors game, an unseen danger threatens to freeze the team's work to a standstill.

Newcomers
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4.50
2 votes

#24 - Newcomers

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/14/2018

With the recent transfers leaving him short-manned, Tonegawa welcomes three new employees to his team, and doesn't take long for two of them to start making waves within the company.

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