Yowamushi Pedal: Limit Break Anime Reveals October 9 Debut, Returning Cast & Staff – News


The official website for Yowamushi Pedal Limit Breakthe fifth anime season of Wataru Watanabe‘s Yowamushi Pedal manga, revealed returning cast, staff, and October 9 debut.

Osamu Nabeshima is returning to direct the series and Kurasumi Sunayama (Bakuon!!) is returning to work on scripts. Yukiko Bano (Yowamushi Pedal movie) is again designing the characters and Hiroyuki Horiuchic is designing the bikes. Can Sawada is returning to compose the music. TMS Entertainment is again producing the animation.

The anime will premiere on NHK on October 9 at 12:00 am JST (effectively, October 10).

The first season of the television anime premiered in 2013. The second season, titled Yowamushi Pedal Grande Roadpremiered in Japan in 2014 and ended in March 2015. Yowamushi Pedal New Generationthe series’ third season, premiered in January 2017. Yowamushi Pedal Glory Linethe fourth season, premiered in January 2018. crunchy roll streamed all four seasons as they aired.

Yowamushi Pedal Re:RIDEthe first compilation film for the anime, premiered in September 2014. A second compilation film titled Yowamushi Pedal Re: ROAD premiered in June 2015. That movie adapted the second season. The first original movie in the franchisetitled Gekijōban Yowamushi Pedal (Yowamushi Pedal: The Movie), opened in Japan in August 2015. Another compilation film adapting the third season, Yowamushi Pedal Re:Generationopened in Japan in October 2017.

the Yowamushi Pedal: Spare Bike manga also inspired an anime movie in 2016.

The first live-action film adaptation of the main manga opened in Japan in August 2020. The franchise has also inspired two live-action television series that aired in 2016 and 2017.

Wataru Watanabe launched the original Yowamushi Pedal manga in Akita Shoten‘s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine in 2008. The story of the original manga centers around Sakamichi Onoda, an otaku at Sōhoku High School. He loves anime and games so much, that he would ride his commuter bicycle to and from Tokyo’s Akihabara shopping district in a 90-kilometer (about 60-mile) round trip over steep slopes after school. Onoda’s life changes when he encounters his school’s cycling team, and he ends up joining the competitive sport of bicycle racing. Yen Press is releasing the manga in English.

Sources: Yowamushi Pedal: Limit Break anime’s website, NHK

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