Iwa Kakeru! Sport Climbing Girls

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Synonyms: Hang On! Climbing Girls
Japanese: いわかける! -Sport Climbing Girls-
German: Iwakakeru -Sport Climbing Girls-
Spanish: Iwakakeru -Sport Climbing Girls-
French: Iwakakeru -Sport Climbing Girls-
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2020 to Dec 20, 2020
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Sundays at 02:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Blade
Source: Web manga
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.481 (scored by 3709337,093 users)
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Ranked: #69122
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2162
Members: 95,816
Favorites: 194

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Video games, especially puzzle games, were always at the center of Konomi Kasahara's life. However, upon entering Hanamiya High School, she decides to break away from this lifestyle. As Konomi wanders the halls in search of a new activity to engage herself in, she stumbles upon a gigantic wall owned by the school's rock climbing team. Fascinated, she attempts to scale the wall, discovering that she can use her puzzle-solving skills to help her reach the top.

Certain that she has found her calling, Konomi immediately joins the club. As she strives to improve her climbing skills, Konomi, alongside the rest of the Hanamiya Climbing Team, will learn what it truly means to be a "sports climber" and work to achieve victory in the upcoming competitions.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Iizuka, Aya
Cao, Cong


Opening Theme

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"Motto Takaku (もっと高く)" by Aina Suzuki (鈴木愛奈)

Ending Theme

"LET’S CLIMB↑" by Hanamiya Joshi Climbing Club (花宮女子クライミング部)

Episode Videos


Dec 19, 2020
Iwa Kakeru! was easily one of my favourite shows this season. It's actually the first sports anime I've ever seen, and I was not disappointed at all. From the characters' designs, interactions to the actual sport of climbing itself, everything was great for me.

Who should watch this show? People who are into CGDCT, people who are curious about climbing or enjoy outdoor activities in general. If you're coming here expecting something to blow you away narratively, you're going to be disappointed. The scale of the show is small and rather self-contained. It's not too ambitious in anything it does, at least in this first ...
Jan 24, 2021
Mixed Feelings
As a rock climber, I can say that this anime was slightly unrealistic. For starters, the protagonist progressed much faster than any normal beginner. I mean cmon, she was leading on her first day and climbing 5.11. That usually doesn't happen unless the climber had prior sports experience. Also, this anime was overly sexualized. I was exited to finally see a female sports anime featuring my own sport, and was disappointed when I saw how much they gave into fan service. Nevertheless, the story line was ok even though it was a bit rushed, so I'd say 5-6 out of 10.
Dec 19, 2020
Ok, so another sports theme anime with a josie genre has ended and as one top reviewer said " The animators are a bunch of gumbies," well, I couldn't agree more. since it kind of look like that, given that the original creator of this series, Ishizaka, Ryuudai, wasn't much of a good story teller in the realm of sports, and just like the highly recommended anime " Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? " the original creators tend to give out helpful instruction, that weren't very much of factual as compared to the actual sports itself, the said 'helpful instruction" were just a means to give ...

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