Sakamichi is a die-hard otaku; he loves anime and manga, and rides his clunky bicycle over 90 kilometers to Akihabara each week for the latest toys and games. Upon entering high school, Sakamichi is thrilled to meet others that share his passion, but soon discovers that the anime club is defunct and in need of members. Meanwhile, a skilled cyclist and fellow classmate Shunsuke has his eye on the boy, having seen his incredible speed, even while riding such a heavy "mom cycle." Now, Sakamichi must decide if he wants to stick with his would-be anime club, or join Shunsuke and other new friends for the ride of his life in the Competitive Cycling Club, where fierce races and other adventures await them!
High school is sort of that akward time for us all where we try to find out place in the world and try to make friends that have similar interests as us. For some it can be worse trying to accomplish this seemingly impossible feat. The main take away for Yowamushi Pedal is this: You can conquer any challenge. Story 8/10 The story is about Onoda Sakamichi, a friendless Otaku who goes into high school with the... read more
Yowamushi Pedal has well developed characters at least for Sohoku and a fraction of Hakone (a major focus on Sohoku and more focus on Hakone than on Kyoto Fushimi). The dialouge is good, as is the music/ambient, with the third opening and ending being sung by the voice actors for the characters from Hakone Academy and Sohoku. Also if you like reading the manga before/after watching the anime, this anime keeps... read more
|Yowamushi Pedal: Special Ride||OVA||2013||TBD|
|Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road||TV||2014||Sequel|
|Yowamushi Pedal: Re:RIDE||Movie||2014||TBD|
|Yowamushi Pedal||2008||Original Manga|