Yama no Susume Second Season

Encouragement of Climb Season 2

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Synonyms: Yama no Susume 2nd Season, Encouragement of Climb 2nd Season
Japanese: ヤマノススメ セカンドシーズン
English: Encouragement of Climb Season 2
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2014 to Dec 24, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2014
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: 8bit
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, IyashikeiIyashikei
Duration: 13 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.561 (scored by 1545815,458 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #16742
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3713
Members: 36,115
Favorites: 162

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Continuing their treks through the high peaks of Japan, the mountaineering girls are back for more! First-year high school student Aoi Yukimura, a shy girl with a fear of heights, and her wildly energetic friend Hinata Kuraue set out once again to conquer the perils of backyard camping trips, summer homework, and even a climb on the mountain of their dreams. Joined by middle school student Kokona Aoba and their knowledgeable upperclassman Kaede Saitou, the squad members are ready to take on whatever slopes and challenges they might face, no matter how steep.

Through their shared hobby of mountain climbing, they bond closer than ever and even make new friends on trails all over the country. Whether it is just a local hill or the tallest mountain around, nothing is too much for Aoi and the crew to handle. They will climb, stumble, and rise to even greater heights together!

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Yama no Susume Second Season adapts content from the 2nd to 6th volumes of siro's manga series of the same title (sometimes in alternate order), and includes anime exclusive content as well.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yamamoto, Yuusuke
Director, Sound Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Series Composition
Ishihama, Masashi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


Opening Theme

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1: "Natsu-iro Present (夏色プレゼント)" by Aoi (Yuka Iguchi), Hinata (Kana Asumi), Kaede (Yoko Hikasa), Kokona (Yui Ogura)  (eps 1-15)
2: "Mainichi Koharu Biyori (毎日コハルビヨリ)" by Aoi (Yuka Iguchi) and Hinata (Kana Asumi)  (eps 16-22,24)

Ending Theme

1: "Tinkling Smile" by Yui Ogura (eps 1-12)
2: "Staccato Days (スタッカート・デイズ)" by Aoi (Yuka Iguchi) and Hinata (Kana Asumi)  (eps 13-15)
3: "Cocoiro Rainbow" by Kyoko Narumi (eps 16-24)


Dec 25, 2014
"(Mountain-climbing) may have been hard, but it was a lot of fun. I want to experience more of these feelings. Lots more."

I was eager to watch the second season after seeing the first season which consist of three-minute episodes. It was great that in this second season the episodes are longer, which leaves for more story and definitely development in the characters. If you'd watched it already, you should know that Aoi at first didn't like mountain climbing. But with the help of Hinata, and along with two more girls, Kaede and Kokona, she got to learn more about it and she had a lot ...
Aug 2, 2015
Honestly, I happened to come by this anime purely by chance. An anime about girls climbing mountains? As soon as I read the summary, I gave it a try. What the summary anticipated was a journey, and a long one at that.

The four main characters go through many hardships and turns, and it made me want to cheer them on. Aspects of their experiences are often relatable in some way, too, like being unsure if you're able to do something, or simply an argument with your closest friend.

With art comparable to the easygoing nature scenes of Non Non Biyori's, Yama no Susume manages to ...
Aug 23, 2017
Mixed Feelings
This review is from someone who tackled Mt. Fuji all the way to the summit :)

I watched the first season (each episode is 3 minutes long, the second season episodes are 12 minutes a piece) and was impressed by the art, but that was about all. The characters are all typical fare and easily forgettable. The sound is completely average. The story has a strange pace. But the artwork is great.

This anime is a very realistic look at the climb, to the point that you can tell much of it was taken straight from photos. That was exciting for me, because it ...

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