From the co-creator of “Yuri!!! on Ice” comes a dramatic, funny time-traveling high school story about what it means to cheer on a friend! What would you do if you had the chance to do everything… Again?
Aiming for the Top
Kinichiro Imamura is trying to get high school right the second time around. So far, he’s managed to reunite the old members of his school’s ouendan cheer squad, saving the club from the brink of destruction, but his time-traveling troubles are far from over. With the newly-revived ouendan tasked to cheer at their school’s next baseball game, they’ll have to cheer harder than ever if they want to bring their team to victory. To pull it off, Kinichiro the cheering newbie is going to have to learn from the very best…
“Kubo-sensei has done an amazing job of making [Yuri!!! on Ice] accessible and real. It’s not some dramatized, fabulous version of the figure skating world… It’s a very real depiction of the world I come from. have never seen any other skating film or production that was as realistic as Yuri!!! On Ice.” – Johnny Weir, two-time Olympian, 2008 World bronze medalist, two-time Grand Prix Final bronze medalist
“Yuri!!! On Ice [is] a triumph of concise storytelling. The creators pack every moment with layered meanings… Yuri!!!masterfully blends emotion and competition into every episode.” – Buzzfeed
“I meant to watch just one episode, [but] I stayed up and watched them all, more and more charmed.” – The New York Times Magazine
“Mitsurou Kubo is a storytelling genius.” – Anime Underground