An English subtitled trailer has been revealed for the recent upcoming new original anime film based on Wataru Watanabe’s Yowamushi Pedal manga. The video itself previews the upcoming movie for its theatrical release in Malaysia. It also briefly features the previews the films’ main theme song, “Link” sung by LASTGASP. The movie is entirely original and will not focus on the manga, in which the first draft of the film’s scenario will be done by manga creator Wataru Watanabe himself.
The Yowamushi Pedal Movie will be released in Malaysia on January 7th. The movie was released in Japan in August, 2015.
Recently a new promotional video for the movie titled “RIDING PV,” was streamed:
A 80-second main trailer featuring its ending theme song “Link” by LASTGASP has also been previewed.
In addition to this, the main visual for the film was also revealed:
The film itself will be a new original film, in which the first draft of the film’s scenario will be done by Watanabe himself. The first promotional video of the upcoming video was also revealed at AnimeJapan last March:
Yowamushi Pedal is a manga series written and illustrated by Wataru Watanabe. The series launched in 2008 and is being published in Akita Shoten Weekly Shounen Champion magazine. To date, the manga has released a total of 39 volumes. An anime adaptation of the series began in October 2013 for a total of 38 episodes. The series was animated by TMS Entertainment (Detective Conan, D.Gray-man) and directed by Osamu Nabeshima (D.Gray-man, Hamtaro). A second season of the anime, titled Yowamushi Pedal Grande Road, was produced in the following October for a total of 24 episodes.
Otaku Sakamichi Onoda has just entered high school and plans to join the anime club. In middle school, Onoda didn’t have any friends with whom he could talk about anime, games, Akihabara and other otaku things, and he is hoping he can make such friends in the anime club, but he finds out it’s been disbanded. In order to reestablish the club he tries to find 4 other people who would like to join.Since he was a little boy, Onoda has ridden his mamachari—a bulky bicycle with a step-through frame mainly used for short rides, such as for casual fun or to pick up groceries—to go to Akihabara every week to check out or buy otaku things. Fellow freshman Shunsuke Imaizumi and bicyclist, while training, notices a boy (Onoda) riding his mamchari up a steep road.
Freshman and road racing cyclist, Shokichi Naruko visits Akihabara to get some Gundam plastic models for his younger brothers and meets Onoda who catches his attention because of the his cycling skill on the mamachari and later find out they go to the same school. Later on, both Naruko and Imaizumi try to convince him to join the bicycle racing club, but will he?