Prince of Stride Alternative

The BEST episodes of Prince of Stride Alternative

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The series is about an extreme form of sport known as "Stride." It involves 6 players on a team that runs relay races in towns. The story takes place at Honan Academy where first year high school students Takeru Fujiwara and Nana Sakurai try to recruit members for their "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.

Last Updated: 2/24/2022Network: AT-X
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Step 01: On Your Mark - The Beginning of Destiny
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7.86
64 votes

#1 - Step 01: On Your Mark - The Beginning of Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/5/2016

Nana Sakurai love Stride, the street-running team sport. She chooses to enter Honan Academy, based on an awesome internet video she saw of the Honan Stride Club. However, choosing an academic path based on an internet video may not have been a good idea.

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Step 06: Team - Connect Emotions, Become the Wind
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7.42
19 votes

#2 - Step 06: Team - Connect Emotions, Become the Wind

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/9/2016

Kyosuke Kuga returns to the Honan Stride Club to cover for the injured Ayumu. The Honan team face off against Ichijokan, but before they face their opponent, they must first face their own emotions.

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Step 11: High Touch - For You, Who Gave Me the Smile
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7.38
21 votes

#3 - Step 11: High Touch - For You, Who Gave Me the Smile

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/15/2016

The End of Summer Semi Finals are here! Riku has recovered from his slump and the team is ready to win. The Honan team will face off against their long-time rival, Saisei High School.

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Step 05: Again - Just You, Only You
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7.24
21 votes

#4 - Step 05: Again - Just You, Only You

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/2/2016

Honan Academy wins the race, but Ayumu is injured in the process. They must find a replacement soon, but in order to do so, the team must revisit a painful event from the past.

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Step 03: Galaxy - Now the Stars Shine
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7.22
27 votes

#5 - Step 03: Galaxy - Now the Stars Shine

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/19/2016

The Kichijoji Spring Stride Festival is on! Honan Academy faces off against Saisei High School, a powerful and extremely famous team.

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Step 08: Wall - Chasing, Still So Far Away
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7.21
19 votes

#6 - Step 08: Wall - Chasing, Still So Far Away

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/23/2016

The End of Summer Final Tournament has begun. The four best teams in East Japan compete to first determine the matchups. The Honan team is ready for the race, but not for the other surprises that they run into.

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Step 04: Run - When the Mind Is Full
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7.21
24 votes

#7 - Step 04: Run - When the Mind Is Full

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/26/2016

Stride season is here, and high school teams from all over Japan compete for the spot in the End of Summer event. Honan faces off against Mihashi in the Atami hot springs resort area.

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Step 10: Stand Up - Because You Were There
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7.17
18 votes

#8 - Step 10: Stand Up - Because You Were There

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/8/2016

Riku's slump worsens. It seems like the cause of his poor performance is emotional, not technical, but rather than clashing with Takeru like before, Riku begins to drift away from the team.

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Step 12: End of Summer - And Beyond
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6.95
22 votes

#9 - Step 12: End of Summer - And Beyond

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/22/2016

The final race is about to begin. Riku must face off against his brother, and is obviously nervous about it. However, his teammates are ready to support him.

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Step 09: Home - The One and Only
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6.90
20 votes

#10 - Step 09: Home - The One and Only

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/1/2016

The defeat against Kakyoin sends the Honan team's spirit down to an all-time low. The younger members of the team seem to be most heavily affected. The team decides to do something different to improve the atmosphere and communicate some valuable points.

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Step 02: Believe - I Will Always Be Here
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6.88
59 votes

#11 - Step 02: Believe - I Will Always Be Here

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/12/2016

It's clear that Takeru Fujiwara is a very talented runner, but it seems like he has teamwork problems. The Honan Academy Stride Club has plenty of other problems too, and they only have a few weeks to solve them all.

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Step 07: Rival - A Promise for August
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6.43
21 votes

#12 - Step 07: Rival - A Promise for August

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/16/2016

Summer break is here! The Saisei team invites the Honan team to their extravagant state-of-the-art training facility for a joint training camp.

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