Prince of Stride: Alternative – #02
Synopsis of second episode
Hi I’m YUKI, the writer. Finally, one week has passed! Did you have a chance to watch the second episode? The official website pos-a.jp is really good for Updates (Twitter), cut scene visuals, event info, and the like. If you can read Japanese, I would recommend you to check it out sometime.
<Synopsis of second episode>
BELIEVE – I will be always here for you
With the addition of three new members, (Riku, Takeru, and Nana) the headcount of six club members makes the Honan Academy Stride Club qualified to compete in competitions. However, since the club has been inactive for such a long time, the club is in need of a sponsor to cover the expenses. Without any prosperous organization to contact, Heath decided to turn to his sister Diane, who runs an apparel company that owns several fashion brands.
Script: Taku Kishimoto
Storyboard: Atsuko Ishizuka
Director : Michita Shiraishi
Animation Director: Ken Obata / Maria Ichino / Junko Matsushita
The opening theme animation is so slick I don’t get tired of it at all. This anime makes me want to run at the top speed. Did you get the same feeling? If you are going to give a shot to Parkour or that sort, remember to stretch before and after the workout, OK?
This second episode is loaded with new characters, among them, my number one pick is definitely… Hozumi! I don’t mind saying that this episode is worthwhile just because I get to see Hozumi, honestly, he brings me so much comfort… Would you agree? To me, the best scene in the whole episode is Hozumi in that outfit… aww… nothing beats that, especially if you are Hozumi fan. Just watch it.
Also worth mentioning is the look of Heath when he let his bang down over his forehead!
Personally, though, I wanted to see more spotlight on Sakurai-san LOL
The plot moves mainly along with the conflict between Riku and Takeru, who both want to make a perfect ‘relation’ in the upcoming race. Riku always asks his running buddy to run faster, on the other hand, Takeru always tries to adjust to the others. Who’s right, and how are they going to find an answer? Watch the second episode to find out!
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