Yowamushi Pedal, the popular anime series about bicyling will continue in 2017. The series is based on a manga by Wataru Watanabe with the same name, which was first published in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion in 2008.The first season of the TV anime premiered in 2013.
In the thrid season of the anime series will begin airing in January 2017. This time the series will focus on what happened after Sohoku High School bicycle club won the championship and will focus on the second and first year students.
Returning characters are first-years Sakamichi Onoda, Shunsuke Imaizumi and Shokichi Naruko and second years Junta Teshima and Hajime Aoyagi from Sohoku High School. From Hakone Academy we will also once again see characters Manami Sangaku and Izumida Touichirou.
Here are some picutres from the new series including some of the new characters that will appear:
In addition, before season three, there will be an anime based on the spin-off manga Yowamushi Pedal Spare Bike, which tells the story of Yusuke Makishima and the other third-year students in the series. The TV anime Yowamushi Pedal Spare Bike is announced for release in September 2016.