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Prince of Stride: Alternative


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: PuriSuto
Japanese: プリンス・オブ・ストライド オルタナティブ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2016 to Mar 22, 2016
Premiered: Winter 2016
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 23:00 (JST)
Producers: Media Factory
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Visual novel
Genres: Sports
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.071 (scored by 26,085 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #30772
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #751
Members: 66,792
Favorites: 427
7.07
Ranked #3077Popularity #751Members 66,792
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

The series is about an extreme form of sport known as "Stride." It involves 6 players on a team that runs relay races in towns. The story takes place at Honan Academy where first year high school students Takeru Fujiwara and Nana Sakurai try to recruit members for their "Stride" club. They request Riku Yagami to join with the help of Takeru and Nana. Their goal is to compete and win the "End of Summer," a top competition hosted in Japan alongside other schools.

(Source: MAL News)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yagami, Riku
Yagami, Riku
Main
Kimura, Ryouhei
Japanese
Kimura, Ryouhei
Fujiwara, Takeru
Fujiwara, Takeru
Main
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Aizawa, Yurika
Japanese
Aizawa, Yurika
Kohinata, Hozumi
Kohinata, Hozumi
Main
Ono, Kensho
Japanese
Ono, Kensho
Kuga, Kyousuke
Kuga, Kyousuke
Main
Suwabe, Junichi
Japanese
Suwabe, Junichi

Staff

Ishizuka, Atsuko
Ishizuka, Atsuko
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Shiraishi, Michita
Shiraishi, Michita
Episode Director
Kishimoto, Taku
Kishimoto, Taku
Script, Series Composition


Edit Opening Theme

"Strider's High (ストライド)" by OxT (Masayoshi Oishi x Tom-H@ck)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Be My Steady" by Galaxy Standard [Reiji Suwa (Mamoru Miyano), Shizuma Mayuzumi (Daisuke Hirakawa), Bantarou Chiyomatsu (Takuya Eguchi), Tasuku Senoo (Tatsuhisa Suzuki), Asuma Mayuzumi (Yuuki Ono), Kaede Okumura (Toshiyuki Toyonaga)] (eps 2-7, 9, 10)
#2: "You're My Courage" by Galaxy Standard [Reiji Suwa (Mamoru Miyano), Shizuma Mayuzumi (Daisuke Hirakawa), Bantarou Chiyomatsu (Takuya Eguchi), Tasuku Senoo (Tatsuhisa Suzuki), Asuma Mayuzumi (Yuuki Ono), Kaede Okumura (Toshiyuki Toyonaga)] (ep 11)



More reviewsReviews

Indari
Feb 10, 2016
Initially, I started watching because I liked the sleek and colorful aesthetic, and the idea of parkour races sounded cool. I like the first few episodes and thought the races were exciting and nice to look at, with a killer soundtrack. Upon watching the next episodes up the the sixth that has aired I've lost interest, with a super melodramatic plot that makes zero sense, backed up with paper thin characters.

The sport itself does not even take the least amount of effort to make any sense. It is a race based on speed, but people waste time doing flashy parkour moves. Would it not have read more
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MozillaFennekin
Mar 22, 2016
There's no real explanation to it, so let's just assume that "alternative" in the title of Prince of Stride implies that you should watch an alternative show.

So, anyone willing to tolerate sports anime thought this would be pretty cool. Running with some parkour elements? Shit, parkour’s awesome, this oughta be good. But instead, we’ve been given a thoughtless, soulless, utterly boring show with no point in watching to completion unless you really, really like sports or writing yaoi fanfics.

Fortunately, Stride conveniently makes all of its fuck-ups clear within the first episode, so this doesn’t require a lot of work. Every major character (with the exception read more
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Stark700
Mar 22, 2016
Prince of Stride, a show based off of an otome game with a bit of sports and competition added in. Advertised as a sports series, yet it’s obvious that the show appeals to the female audience with its cast of pretty boys. What is striding? It’s basically a fictional extreme sport of running similar to that of parkour but with unique obstacles.

Produced by Madhouse studio, the show runs pretty fast on its feet, literally. The first episodes introduces the main characters in standard fashion. Nana Sakurai, the main heroine transfers to Honen Academy and quickly becomes the manager of the Stride club, a club read more
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Unsubstantiated
Mar 22, 2016
Introducing Stride: an extreme high-thrilled sport where parkour and endurance running collide together!

The rules of Stride are really simple: you form a team of six people and you compete against one other team. Five of you run across the race course as a relay, avoiding obstacles, and staying on track. The fastest team who crosses the finish line first wins.

It’s definitely a very interesting concept straight from the get-go. So why can’t I rank this show any higher?

Well, for one, whenever you introduce a sport, it is imperative to consider your audience: they have no clue what the sport is about or never read more
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