Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club Anime's Episode 13 Delayed

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Website will update with new broadcast, streaming date at later time

The official website for the television anime of Noriyuki Matsumoto's Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club (Minami Kamakura Kōkō Joshi Jitensha-Bu) manga announced on Friday that the airing of the anime's 13th episode will be delayed. The website will update on a new broadcast and streaming date for the episode at a later date.

The series premiered in Japan on January 6. The anime aired its 12th episode on Friday. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan.

Susumu Kudo (Mardock Scramble: The First Compression, Dear Boys) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff and ACGT, and Kurasumi Sunayama (Bakuon!!, scripts on Yowamushi Pedal) is writing the script. Ryoichi Oki (Potemayo, Twin Angel: Twinkle Paradise) is both the character designer and chief animation director. Chikako Shibata (Honey and Clover, Toradora!) is credited for background art, while Tomonori Kuroda (A Certain Scientific Railgun, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) is the art director. Rumiko Suzuki (Gakkyū-ō Yamazaki) is in charge of color design. Yutaka Kurosawa (Golden Time, Love Stage!!) is director of photography. AŌP is performing the opening theme song "Jitensha ni Hana wa Mau" (Flower Dances With Bike), and Ikasan is performing the ending theme song "Nij Yume Road" (Rainbow Dream Road).

The story begins with Hiromi Maiharu, a girl who moved from Nagasaki to Kamakura. She begins her new life in Kamakura and her first day in high school by bicycling to her school, but she has not ridden a bicycle since she was young. On the way to the ceremony for the first day, she meets Tomoe Akitsuki, and Tomoe helps her train to be better at bicycling.

Matsumoto launched the manga in Mag Garden's Monthly Comic Blade magazine in 2011, and the ninth compiled book volume shipped on January 10. The series inspired a drama CD and original song that shipped with the second volume. Matsumoto previously drew the illustrations in the Mini-Skirt Uchū Kaizoku (Mini-Skirt Space Pirates) light novel series that inspired the Bodacious Space Pirates television anime.

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