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Yama no Susume


Alternative Titles

English: Encouragement of Climb
Japanese: ヤマノススメ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 3, 2013 to Mar 21, 2013
Premiered: Winter 2013
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: 8bit
Source: Manga
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 6.821 (scored by 12,491 users)
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Ranked: #41192
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Popularity: #1804
Members: 29,523
Favorites: 54
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Synopsis

Aoi prefers indoor hobbies and is afraid of heights, but her childhood friend Hinata loves to show off her passion for mountain climbing. As young children they once watched the sunrise from the top of a mountain, and now they've decided to take up mountain climbing in hopes of seeing that sunrise again. They have cooking battles with mountaineering gear, climb small hills in their neighborhood, and meet new mountaineering friends as they learn the ropes of the hobby. When will they finally see that sunrise again?

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Staff

Yamamoto, Yuusuke
Director
Asumi, Kana
Theme Song Performance
Iguchi, Yuka
Theme Song Performance
Tom-H@ck
Theme Song Composition, Music


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"Staccato Days (スタッカート・デイズ)" by Aoi (Yuka Iguchi) and Hinata (Kana Asumi)




More reviewsReviews

Mar 20, 2013
warlock_Lystria (All reviews)
It’s very rare to find a great show among animated shorts. Many of them produce situational one-shots with the same characters in the same setting. While some of them do have a serial timeline, shorts often lack the details of storytelling. The short series Encouragement of Climb (Yama no Susume) counters these claims by creating situations chronologically with wonderful progression and development for its protagonists.

Encouragement of Climb follows two high school girls and their adventures in hiking to mountain summits across Japan. Aoi, the scared and unsure of the two, learns to overcome her anxieties while being accompanied by Hinata, the tomboyish enthusiastic one who read more
Jun 28, 2013
naki13 (All reviews)
(Watched the BD version)
Note: review may contain objectionable content in the sense that you may have an objection to the content

This anime is just so uber kawaii that’ll make your heart go kyun kyun. It is also quite heart-warming.

Slice of life? Hard to say. It is indeed a story about an introverted girl breaking out of her shell to overcome her fear of heights. Along the way, the friends she makes reignite her passion for mountain climbing and she realises, for the first time, the wonderful feeling that comes with spending time with others, a feeling unachievable when she kept to herself. As a result read more
Aug 15, 2013
renfire (All reviews)
Childish show? Yes. About cute girl doing cute things? Yes. At first, I thought this anime will just gonna waste my time. It is short, only 3 minutes per episode. That's why I think this anime can't be very good. How could it be good if it is only 3 minutes? Moreover the story is just about little girl playing around? But, seriously this anime is not like what I thought at first.

Yama no Susume. A story of courage and friendship. As its title -Encouragement of Climb- say, this story is about a little kid (Aoi) who build up her courage in trying something new read more
Nov 1, 2016
HasuBoy (All reviews)
This is one of the best and short anime series I have ever seen, since its three minutes in one episode and the story is really simple but really good.

Kinda long review, which could help you decide watching this anime.

Story (8):

This story follows an introverted girl named Aoi and her childhood friend Hinata.
Aoi is introverted and shy, when Hinata is an extrovert and loves mountaineering (going to mountains). They both decide to climb a mountain, to see a sunrise they saw together when they were younger.
Episodes fit together into a continuous story, it wasn't very predictable but the story is very short and simple because read more

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