The drama is based on the same-titled novel by Shigematsu Kiyoshi about Fujimaki, a salaryman who is 50 years old and gets retrenched suddenly. He is then told to join an university's cheering team at the orders of his company's president where he has to save the team from being disbanded. As preparations for the role. Yanagiba had to undergo intense training from the OBs of University of Tokyo's cheering team.
Co-stars include Gouriki Ayame, a 3rd year student who hates the cheering team for being a place where men are seen as superior to women and wants to destroy it, Kazama Shunsuke, a cheering team member with blonde hair and earrings as well as Sorimachi Takashi, the OB of the cheering team who coaches Fujimaki on the art of cheering.