Yama no Susume Third Season

Encouragement of Climb Season 3

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Synonyms: Encouragement of Climb Third Season, Yama no Susume 3
Japanese: ヤマノススメ サードシーズン
English: Encouragement of Climb Season 3
German: Encouragement of Climb: Staffel 3
Spanish: Yama no Susume Temporada 3
French: Encouragement of Climb: Saison 3
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 2018 to Sep 25, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 01:40 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: 8bit
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, IyashikeiIyashikei
Duration: 13 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.571 (scored by 80938,093 users)
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Ranked: #14332
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Popularity: #4177
Members: 21,558
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With the conclusion of an unforgettable summer break, Aoi Yukimura remains invigorated to continue pursuing her new hobby in mountaineering. Having braved her fear of heights and fulfilled her childhood promise with Hinata Kuraue, any opportunity to go climbing intrigues the first-year high school student—including a second chance to reach the summit of Mt. Fuji.

Although the formidable yet exciting trip is planned for next summer, Aoi is already preparing as much as she can to guarantee her success this time around. However, as budding expectations blossom with the shift of the seasons, ascending the unexplored peaks of colorful endeavors begins to strain the bond between the two longtime friends and the perspectives they share of the future.

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Yama no Susume: Third Season was released on Blu-ray in three volumes from September 28, 2018 to November 30, 2018.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Takao, Kanon

Yukimura, Megumi

Hisakawa, Aya

Aoba, Mai

Hayamizu, Risa

Sasahara, Yuuka

Makino, Yui


Yamamoto, Ai


Yamamoto, Yuusuke
Director, Sound Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Series Composition
Hiramaki, Daisuke
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kurata, Ayako
Episode Director, Storyboard
Aiura, Kazuya
Episode Director, 2nd Key Animation


Opening Theme

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"Chiheisen Stride (地平線ストライド)" by Aoi (Yuka Iguchi), Hinata (Kana Asumi), Kaede (Yoko Hikasa), Kokona (Yui Ogura)

Ending Theme

"Irochigai no Tsubasa (色違いの翼)" by Aoi (Yuka Iguchi), Hinata (Kana Asumi)

Sep 25, 2018
We had to wait 4 years for a third season of Yama no Susume and the big question is of course if the series is still as good as the previous seasons and if it still has the same charm?

The story in the third season focuses mostly on the relationship between Hinata and Aoi which was already the case in the previous seasons too and one of my favorite aspects of the anime. Something that has less presence in this season is actual mountain climbing because they focus more on the slice of life elements and they even dedicate whole episodes to it which ...
Sep 26, 2018
The claim that sequels are always better than prequels is true, because YNS S3 is better than S2. It's more relatable for me as each and every episode reminds me of the friendship I have with my best friend, the fun we have together, the jealousy and frustration that we have sometimes when we can't seem to find time to hang out with each other, and the problems we face which we share to each other. And YNS S3, it's just that. Less hiking on Yamas and more emphasis on personal relationships. Between Aoi and Hinata(of course cos they're the MCs) and between their friends. ...
Sep 24, 2018
Yama no Susume: Season 3 continues the story and aesthetics of the previous two seasons, following Aoi Yukimura, Hinata Kuraue, and their friends as they go hiking and enjoy life together. It does not manage to reach the heights of the supremely well-done Season Two, but still manages to be an enjoyable slice-of-life.

Story and Character (7/10): The story is largely episodic and follows a similar structure to previous seasons, but has a rather different tone and focus. While Seasons 1 and 2 focused largely on hiking with some minor character development on the side, Season 3 switches these and focuses more on character interactions. Some ...

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