Plot: Prince of Stride – Alternative is about an extreme form of sport known as “Stride.” The story takes place at Honan Academy where first year high school students Takeru Fujiwara and Nana Sakurai try to recruit members in hopes of revivng the once glorious ‘Stride CLub’. They request Riku Yagami to join with the help of Takeru and Nana. Their goal is to compete and win the “End of Summer,” a top competition hosted in Japan alongside other schools.
Impression: Prince of Stride – Alternative just started airing on Jan 5, 2016. The anime looks impressive and engaging. Though has a typical sports anime setting with aims to win tournaments, the characters are very likable. It merges a form of relay racing with parkour and turns it into an extreme sports which will give you an adrenaline rush. The comedy aspects are great as well and this could very well turn out to be a really good sports anime. If you’re into sports and comedy, go ahead and give it a shot.
Here is the Promotional Video for the anime:
Here are a few screenshots from the anime: