Yowamushi Pedal Live Action TV Drama – Looks like Yowamushi Pedal has seriously inspired citizens of Japan and people all over the world. Not only the series is getting its third season starting next year i.e 2017, but Watanabe Wataru has also made real life “Road Race Cycling Team” based on Yowamushi Pedal series, and just now we got a news that it will get a live action TV Drama which will air in month of August!!
Sakamichi Onoda is a cheerful otaku looking to join his new school’s anime club, eager to finally make some friends. Unfortunately, the club has been disbanded and he takes it upon himself to revive it by finding students who are willing to join. Without much luck, Onoda decides to make a round trip to Akihabara on his old, bulky city bicycle, a weekly 90-kilometer ride he has been completing since fourth grade.
This is when he meets fellow first year student, Shunsuke Imaizumi, a determined cyclist who is using the school’s steep incline for practice. Surprised by Onoda’s ability to climb the hill with his specific type of bicycle, Imaizumi challenges him to a race, with the proposition of joining the anime club should Onoda win. And thus begins the young boy’s first foray into the world of high school bicycle racing!
(Source – MyAnimeList)
Yowamushi Pedal Live Action TV Drama
This year’s 26th issue of Akita Shounen’s “Weekly shounen champion” magazine revealed that Watanabe wataru’s Manga based on Road race cycling sport, known as Yowamushi Pedal is getting a live action television drama which will air in month of August! and the same issue also announced that the 4th complied volume of Yowamushi Pedal Manga will ship in the month of June i.e on 8th June.
Watanabe Wataru launched the Manga in Weekly Shounen Champion Magazine in the year 2008 and it has inspired two seasons of television anime as well as the third season has also been green lit and will premier next year in the month of January. The Manga series has also inspired stage plays and has a spin off Manga – “Yowamushi Pedal – Spare Bike,” which is also getting a Movie adaptation. The series has also inspired compilation movies and specials.