In a popular Japanese forum it was commented that the animated adaptation of the light novels by Clay coke and illustrated by Hiro, Super boyleft out a story that appeared in the twelfth chapter of the manga adaptation entitled "Hitodasuke (To help someone)In this story, Koguma runs into a boy in trouble after a screw goes into one of the tires on his scooter.

Koguma offers to help him and they both go to a workshop where they can get the necessary tools. While Koguma is doing all the repair work (which is described in great detail), the boy makes some negative comments about the Cubs.. Upon completion, Koguma charges him 800 yen for the repair service and leaves the scene.

The boy thanks her but takes her by the arm and offers to pay her in "more ways", invite her over and buy her food while they are discussing motorbikes as they are both «Cubs users». Koguma deciphers the boy's intentions and kicks him in the shin, not because he tried to woo her but because he previously commented on the Cubs.. Finally, Koguma leaves the place.

So far it has not been explained why it was decided to leave out the story in the animated adaptation and fans on Japanese commentary forums note that not only does it reveal a new side of Koguma's personality as a stubborn girl when needed, but also the incredible increase in his experience with scooters, as he can now even repair a different model than his Super Cub. Others assert that it is possible that it was left out due to time constraints or that it will be postponed to a future episode.

On the other hand, the series has been broadcast in Japan since April 7th and has been confirmed on the platform with twelve episodes Funimation takes care of sales in the west. Koken and Hiro publish the light novels through the publisher's label Bunko sneaker from the publisher Kadokawa since May 2017. A manga adaptation by Kanitan is published by the magazine Comic Newtype since December 2017.

Production team

  • Toshirou fujii ((18if, Small steps) is responsible for the direction of the anime in Studio KAI ((Mushikago not a cagaster, Uma Musume: Pretty Derby (TV) Season 2).
  • Toshizou nemoto ((Bakuten !!, Inu to Hasami wa Tsukaiyou, Log horizon) is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Tooru Imanishi ((Girly Air Force, Ragnastrike angel, Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka?) is responsible for the character design.
  • Tomohisa Ishikawa ((Appleseed Saga Ex Machina, Innocent Venus, Kurokami The animation) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Super Cub Synopsis

The story revolves around Koguma, a high school girl in Yamanashi. She has no parents, friends or hobbies and her daily life is empty. One day, Koguma receives a used Honda Super Cub motorcycle. This will be her first time riding a motorcycle to school. Running out of gas and avoiding a crash becomes a small source of adventure for Kagura's empty life. She is happy with her new life until her classmate Reiko tells her that she has a motorcycle too.

Fountain: Yaraon!

(c) Ton Koken, hiro / iro ア モ ー タ ー ス


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