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
Genres: ComedyComedy, SportsSports
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.471 (scored by 2594025,940 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #63162
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1972
Members: 75,594
Favorites: 137

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Synopsis

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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Ishikawa, Yui
Theme Song Performance
Uesaka, Sumire
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Opening Theme

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

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



Dec 19, 2020
Marinate1016 (All reviews)
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 read more
Dec 19, 2020
NotCat (All reviews)
Kasahara Konomi. During middle school, she won many puzzle tournaments in Japan. Thanks to her hobby, she enjoyed her school life; she thought she did not need anything else. She was wrong. Her hobby resulted in poor academic performance, so she had to reconsider her life choices. Thankfully, her hard work pays off and she enrolls in Hanamiya girls’ high school.

I will not try to hide the fact that this anime is quite unique. I mean, how many anime about sport climbing do you know? Kasahara Konomi is a hikimori, who only plays games. Her life shows her that everything is not easy and one read more
Dec 19, 2020
JiangHaoyi1979 (All reviews)
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 read more
Mar 4, 2021
Insiyasha (All reviews)
In my opinion, this is a good anime because it has an Antimainstream Sport topics. Visual, Character, and Art very very very beutiful.

Just like other sports anime, the plot that is presented is not far from the beginning of training, forming teams, competitions between local schools and the national level. Such is the plot that is presented, but here the drawback is that the plot is like it was made too fast to fit the 12 episode load, so it is less exciting and less tense.

Then what makes it interesting here again is the main character who has never tried this sport before, as read more

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