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Yowamushi Pedal

Yowamushi Pedal

Synopsis: Sakamichi Onoda is a cheerful otaku who seeks to join the anime club of his new school, eager to finally make some friends. Unfortunately, the club has been dissolved and he considers himself reliving him, finding students who are willing to participate. Without luck, Onoda decides to take a round trip to Akihabara on her town old bicycle, a 90 -kilometer weekly tour he has completed since fourth grade.

That's when he knows the first year student Shunsuke Imaizumi, a determined cyclist who is using the steep slope of the school to practice. Surprised by Onoda's ability to climb the hill with her specific bicycle type, Imaizumi challenges him for a race, with the proposal to join the anime club must beat Onoda. And so begins the boy's first foray into the world of high school bike races!

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- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Yowamushi Pedal
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 弱虫ペダル
  • Anime Name in English: Yowamushi Pedal
  • Other names: Yowapeda

Production information

  • Producers: TOHO animation, Akita Shoten
  • Licensors: Discotek Media
  • Studios: TMS Entertainment

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 38
  • Date: October 8, 2013 - Jul. 1, 2014
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Sports
  • Subjects: Unknown
  • Target: Shounen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.951
  • Popularity: 108537

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Yowamushi Pedal": 

  • Manga author Wataru Watanabe is an avid cyclist and used to participate in long -range bike races before becoming a mangaka.
  • The main character, Sakamichi Onoda, is based on a childhood friend from Watanabe who was also an Otaku cyclist.
  • The name "Yowamushi Pedal" can be translated as "coward pedal", a reference to the fact that many of the main characters are initially considered weak or cowardly, but become incredibly talented cyclists.
  • The anime is known for its accuracy in portraying the cycling culture in Japan, including different racing categories and pedaling techniques.
  • The anime is also known for its energetic soundtrack, which has a mixture of Japanese rock and pop.
  • The anime inspired a series of cycling events in Japan, including an annual road bike race called "Yowamushi Pedal Hill Climb".
  • The anime has also inspired a series of manga spin-off, including "Yowamushi Pedal: Spare Bike", which focuses on secondary characters from the main series.
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Manga and Products from Yowamushi Pedal

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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Yowamushi Pedal"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Sakamichi Onoda (Daiki Yamashita) - An Otaku who discovers his passion for cycling and joins the cycling club of his school.
  • Shunsuke Imaizumi (Kousuke Toriumi) - A talented cyclist who joins the cycling club of the Onoda School.
  • Shoukichi Naruko (Jun Fukushima) - An experienced cyclist who joins the Onoda School Cycling Club.
  • Yusuke Makishima (Daisuke Kishio) - A mysterious and talented cyclist who joins the cycling club of the Onoda School.
  • Jinpachi Toudou (Hiroki Yasumoto) - An eccentric and charismatic cyclist who leads the Hakone School's cycling team.

Summary and events

  1. Sakamichi Onoda, an otaku in love with anime and games, decides to join the cycling club of his school, Sohoku High School.
  2. Onoda meets Shunsuke Imaizumi, a talented cyclist who challenges him for a race. Onoda wins the race and Imaizumi is impressed with her skill.
  3. Imaizumi and Onoda are recruited by the Cycling Club Captain, Shingo Kinjou, to participate in Kanto's cycling intercolegal intercolegial.
  4. During the competition, Onoda and her teammates face various challenges, including the Cycling team of the Hakone Academy, led by the talented cyclist, Toudou Jinpachi.
  5. Onoda discovers that she has a natural talent for climbing mountains, which makes him a valuable asset for the team.
  6. Sohoku High School's team manages to reach the final of the competition, where they face the Hakone Academy team.
  7. During the final race, Onoda and Toudou have an epic confrontation, with Onoda managing to overcome Toudou and helping Sohoku's team win the competition.
  8. After victory, Onoda and her teammates continue to train and prepare for future cycling competitions.

What happens in the end?

Below we have a summary of what happens at the end of the anime Yowamushi PedalWe have placed a Spoiler alert, just click below to display the content of the end of the work.

At the end of Yowamushi Pedal's manga, the cycling team Sohoku wins the Intercolegial Race and Onoda becomes the new captain of the team. He decides to continue to compete in road cycling, while his friends continue to run in other categories. The last scene shows Onoda and her friends pedaling together, happy and excited for the future.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

See below the list of games available for different platforms related to anime: Yowamushi Pedal

  • Yowamushi Pedal: Re:Road (PS Vita)
  • Yowamushi Pedal: Re:RIDE (PS Vita)
  • Yowamushi Pedal: Re:GRACE (PS Vita)

See below a list of OVAs, Specials, and Movies related to anime: Yowamushi Pedal

  • Yowamushi Pedal: The Movie
  • Yowamushi Pedal Re:ROAD (Movie)
  • Yowamushi Pedal: Spare Bike (OVA)
  • Yowamushi Pedal: Re:RIDE (Movie)
  • Yowamushi Pedal: Special Ride (Special)

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Meaning of Yowamushi Pedal

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

  • 弱虫 (yowamushi) - coward, weak
  • ペダル (pedaru) - pedal, pedalboard
The anime "Yowamushi Pedal" tells the story of Sakamichi Onoda, an Otaku and weak student who loves pedaling with his shopping bike. He is recruited by his school's cycling club, where he meets other talented cyclists and begins to participate in competitions. The anime's name refers to the protagonist's initial personality, which is considered a "coward" by his colleagues, but who discovers his potential as a cyclist and becomes a skilled "pedagler".

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Yowamushi Pedal has a total of 38 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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