Good news for anime fans in India, as the fifth season of the popular Yowamushi Pedal manga is set to be released on Netflix on May 20th. The streaming platform has been airing the first four seasons, and now fans can look forward to the next installment of this thrilling sports anime.
Yowamushi Pedal Limit Break premiered on NHK last year, airing 25 exciting episodes that left viewers wanting more. The series is directed by Osamu Nabeshima, with Kurasumi Sunayama handling the scripts. The characters are designed by Yukiko Ban, with Hiroyuki Horiuchi designing the bikes. Kan Sawada is the composer of the music, while TMS Entertainment produces the animation.
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The anime’s opening and ending theme songs are performed by some talented artists. 04 Limited Sazabys performs the first opening theme song “Keep going,” while Novelbright performs the first ending theme song “PRIDE.” Novelbright also performs the second opening theme song “Last Scene,” and Daiki Yamashita, the voice of Sakamichi, teams up with Yūsuke Saeki/Saeki YouthK, a performer from previous seasons, to perform the second ending theme song “Action.”
For those new to the Yowamushi Pedal series, the story centers around Sakamichi Onoda, a high school otaku who loves anime and games. He embarks on a grueling 60-mile round trip on his bike to Tokyo’s Akihabara shopping district, navigating steep slopes along the way. His life changes when he encounters his school’s cycling team, and he becomes involved in the world of competitive bicycle racing.
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The first season of Yowamushi Pedal premiered in 2013, with subsequent seasons following in 2014, 2017, and 2018. The original manga, created by Wataru Watanabe, was first published in 2008 in Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine. The English version of the manga is available from Yen Press.
Overall, Yowamushi Pedal Limit Break promises to be an exciting addition to the series, with plenty of action, drama, and intense bicycle races. Whether you’re a long-time fan of the show or new to the series, this latest installment is not to be missed. So mark your calendars for May 20th and get ready to join Sakamichi Onoda on his cycling journey!
Source – Netflix India