Facing Forward Is Easier When You Know Someone Has Your Back

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Run With The Wind Episode 14 Review: The training camp comes to a sparkling finish and then we see whether the final characters can get their official times before the qualifier. Still, given the narrative there isn't that much in the way of surprises here.

The Change of Seasons Welcome a Changing Wind

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Summer has arrived and while many in the team are in high spirits, Kakeru still hasn't really faced his demons. As the team goes on training camp will Kakeru find what he needs to move forward.

Why Run With the Wind is An Outstanding Example of How To Use Sound

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Run With The Wind Episode 11: The real heart of the team gets the focus turned on Sakaki this week and we see just what this quiet achiever can do. However, the real star of the episode is the sound; once again poor Sakaki is getting overshadowed despite his best efforts.

How Run With The Wind Shows Us To Celebrate Effort Rather Than Victory

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Run With The Wind Episode 10 Review: Who would have thought that all it took to bring this team together completely was Haiji collapsing? While it might be a cheap plot device, you can't argue with the results in this episode that will melt your heart and have you cheering along with the rest of the team for Prince.

You Have To Step Back To See What’s Really There

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Run With The Wind Episode 9 Review: Haiji's attempts to teach Kakeru about teamwork and the fun of running even while we get some new drama injected into our sports drama story.

An Opportunity To Knock The Wind Clean Out Of Their Sails

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Run With The Wind Episode 7 Review The boys finally participate in an actual track meet and this early in the season there are no surprises, except perhaps that Prince finished at all. Seriously, Prince is still my absolutely favourite character in this series and his calm manner before running as he reads manga is … Continue reading An Opportunity To Knock The Wind Clean Out Of Their Sails

Run With The Wind Episode 6: No Need to Be Frantic. It’ll absolutely blow over soon

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This week's episode of Run With The Wind focuses almost exclusively on King, as the last hold out really on the track team. Even those other members who aren't wholly committed or convinced that they will run in Hakone are now more or less diligently turning up to training and seem to be enjoying it, … Continue reading Run With The Wind Episode 6: No Need to Be Frantic. It’ll absolutely blow over soon

Run With The Wind Episode 5: Scattered by the Winds

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Haiji's persuasion has apparently been more effective than I first thought with drunken college boys now making speeches about wanting to run. Or maybe it was the jerk by the river insulting them, but either way a fire was lit under some of the previously in name only track club. However, that may not matter … Continue reading Run With The Wind Episode 5: Scattered by the Winds

Run With The Wind Episode 4: A Wind of Change

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I know I said I wanted them to get Kakeru's angsty back story out there and over with, but this episode took that very literally with the majority of the episode focusing on Kakeru still being torn about running and his emotional state. We finally see the events that lead up to him ending up … Continue reading Run With The Wind Episode 4: A Wind of Change

Run With The Wind Episode 3: As The Wind Blows

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The story progresses and our intrepid potential marathon runners are now being coerced into training. Okay, that's a lie. Some of them are coerced and others are now actually on board with the idea though their enthusiasm waxes and wanes with the promise of girls and how long ago they finished running.