Yowamushi Pedal

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Yowapeda
Japanese: 弱虫ペダル
English: Yowamushi Pedal
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 38
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2013 to Jul 1, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2013
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, SportsSports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.951 (scored by 108688108,688 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6362
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #942
Members: 216,532
Favorites: 2,234

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Synopsis

Sakamichi Onoda is a cheerful otaku looking to join his new school's anime club, eager to finally make some friends. Unfortunately, the club has been disbanded and he takes it upon himself to revive it by finding students who are willing to join. Without much luck, Onoda decides to make a round trip to Akihabara on his old, bulky city bicycle, a weekly 90-kilometer ride he has been completing since fourth grade.

This is when he meets fellow first year student, Shunsuke Imaizumi, a determined cyclist who is using the school's steep incline for practice. Surprised by Onoda's ability to climb the hill with his specific type of bicycle, Imaizumi challenges him to a race, with the proposition of joining the anime club should Onoda win. And thus begins the young boy's first foray into the world of high school bicycle racing!

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Background

Episode 1 was previewed at a screening in Tokyo on September 28, 2013. Regular broadcasting began on October 8, 2013.

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Staff

Nabeshima, Osamu
Director
Takadera, Takeshi
Sound Director
Sasaki, Sumito
Episode Director
Sunayama, Kurasumi
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Opening Theme

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1: "Reclimb (リクライム)" by ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D (eps 1-12)
2: "Yowamushi na Honoo (弱虫な炎)" by Dirty Old Men (eps 13-25)
3: "Be As One" by Team Souhoku (Sakamichi Onoda, Shunsuke Imaizumi, Shoukichi Naruko, Shingo Kinjou, Yuusuke Makishima, Jin Tadokoro) (eps 26-38)
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Ending Theme

1: "Kaze wo Yobe (風を呼べ)" by Under Graph (eps 1-12)
2: "I am ready" by AUTRIBE featuring Dirty Old Men (eps 13-25)
3: "Glory Road" by Team Hakone Gakuen (Juichi Fukutomi, Sangaku Manami, Jinpachi Toudou, Hayato Shinkai, Yasutomo Arakita, Touichirou Izumida) (eps 26-38)



Aug 12, 2014
Peer pressure often prevents us from being the person we want to be. The teenage years entail a necessity for conformity and a fear of change. Physical appearance, grades, money and social status are used to determine someone's value in society. Or so it seems.

For Onoda Sakamichi, he finds his place by pedalling and pedalling forward.

Yowamushi Pedal is a story of a weak-willed, unattractive and friendless otaku finding joy in life through the sweat of sport. Nobody, including himself, thinks him capable of more than shopping for manga and singing embarrassing anime songs. He rides his cheap bicycle from school to Akihabara once a week ...
Jul 6, 2014
Yowamushi Pedal is not a good show. It's a standard, predictable shounen sports series that does nothing memorable or exciting. Every conflict in the story is caused by not having enough pride in your team, and every conflict is resolved by having more pride in your team. The characters all fit neatly into their pre-determined stereotypes, and nothing really changes between the start of the show and the last end card. But this show does excel in one area, and that is copious amounts of balls-to-the-wall MANSERVICE.

Now, I don't claim to be an expert on the admiration of the male physique. I like my ladies ...
Sep 7, 2014
Hobbies. Everyone has them whether when you were just a kid, during high school, or as an adolescent. But everyone’s hobbies vary. Hobbies pique interest and interest can lead into an obsession. For Sakamichi Onoda, his hobby is watching anime to the point of obsession. You remember that one time when you forgot to record your favorite show that airs late at night? Well for Sakamichi, that could be a catastrophe. But little does Sakamichi know that his hobby will lead him to an encounter with destiny. That encounter leads him to ride the winds and steer the Yowamushi Pedal.

A tour with Yowamushi Pedal will ...

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