Cycling anime is typically a subgenre of the shonen sports animes, however it does occasionally feature in other realms of animation. This list is going to showcase some of the best cycling anime (including animated feature length films) from around the world…though, they’re mostly Japanese (because, anime).
I’ll do my best to include the best and most well-known shows, as well as a few gems you might have missed. In the case of shows that happen to also have feature length animated movies, I’ve included them as one entry, and ignored any non-animated ventures (you don’t need to see Yowamushi Pedal eleven times in one list!).
Hardcore fans may notice that I’ve not included the fairly popular Idaten Jump. While “cycling” does play a big part in it, I felt like it’s just not right for this list. (Or really any list. I don’t think it’s very good.)
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Aaaand, that’s it for the best cycling anime available at the moment…I think. Have I missed anything? What’s your favourite cycling anime or cartoon? Let me know in the comments below.