You Only Need To Believe in Yourself: Yowamushi Pedal’s RECLIMB

Yowamushi Pedal (弱虫ペダル/Weakling Pedal) by Watanabe Wataru (渡辺 航) is now one of my favourite sports anime.  I really like watching titles in this genre because more often than not, they’re inspirational and motivational.  When I decided to finally watch this anime, I tried not to expect too much because I didn’t want to be disappointed.  Thankfully, I wasn’t.

The first thing that got my attention was the opening theme song Reclimb (レクライム) by ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D.  It’s a super upbeat song that sticks inside your brain after you hear it.  At least that’s what happened to me.  I can’t help bobbing my head and body in time with the guitars and the drums, and as usual, I just adore the vocalist of ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D.

What I like the most, however, is the lyrics.  I think that it fits the theme of YowaPed quite well.  It’s inspirational, urging all of us to believe in ourselves at all times.  I love songs like this; the ones with meanings that resonate to the listeners.  I also think that the animators did a great job in creating an opening sequence to complement the song.  Kudos to them.

Rating: 😀 😀 😀 😀 (4 out of 5 grins)

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Below is the actual music video of the band ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D.  I don’t like it that much, but the kids are cute.


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So what do you think of Reclimb (レクライム) by ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D?  And if you haven’t watched Yowamushi Pedal yet, I recommend that you do.  I think that it’s a good and funny series.

Links:
Yowamushi Pedal Official Anime Website (Japanese)
DuRaRaRa!! Official TV Anime Website (Japanese)
ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D Official Website (Japanese)


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