Yowamushi Pedal Movie, bicycle road race anime done right

Yowamushi Pedal Movie is an original story of Yowamushi Pedal that takes place after Yowamushi Pedal GRANDE ROAD. This movie was aired from August 28, 2015. For now, it appears I am the first and the only one to make a review of this anime movie in MyAnimeList. Pretty much because the BD hasn’t yet released so people from outside of Japan still haven’t watched it.

My impression with this movie is filled with positive impressions. It’s what a bicycle road race should be. The TV series has a lot of flashback scene during the race which makes things feel kinda boring. Fortunately, the story in this movie focuses on highlights of the race all the time. It makes the race scene more interesting and more awesome. Now, we can focus on the race much better. Oh yeah, the race is also more sportive! Check out the official trailer on Youtube.

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Yowamushi Pedal, the joy of bicycle road race

Yowamushi Pedal is an anime about bicycle road race. The idea is very original and interesting and the story is quite inspiring. There are two Anime TV series adapted from the manga, two movies that serves as the summary of the two TV series, and one movie that serves as the sequel of the TV series. I’ve watched the TV series and the sequel movie, but I’ll only talk about the two TV series here. The first TV series is titled Yowamushi Pedal, aired from October 7, 2013 to July 1, 2014 with total episode of 38. And the second TV series is titled Yowamushi Pedal GRANDE ROAD, aired from October 6, 2014 to March 30, 2015 with total episode of 24. The studio behind these two anime is TMS/8PAN. The total number of episode is 72 which makes this anime really long. The longest anime I’ve watched until recently. This anime has much to tell but the pace is very slow. It’s a double-edge sword. Makes things interesting, draw your curiosity, but also boring. Due to the number of characters, this post is quite long and might be boring.

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