Get to know Uma Musume from a perspective different from the anime and game! It's completed, so it's easy to read the original story!
Speaking of Uma Musume Pretty Derby, it's a popular social game that recently celebrated its 2.5-year release in Japan! Some might see this as an opportunity to get to know Uma Musume Pretty Derby. However, for those who would prefer to read Uma Musume Pretty Derby in manga form, and especially those who want to enjoy the main story rather than a comic anthology, Starting Gate! Uma Musume Pretty Derby is highly recommended!
Starting Gate! Uma Musume Pretty Derby is a work that, while sharing the same protagonist and main characters with the anime, offers a slightly different storyline. Therefore, it's perfect for those who want to know about the world of Uma Musume Pretty Derby, and those who want to get to know it through a non-anthology comic form where a bunch of unknown characters don't suddenly appear!
Both the races and daily life! Starting Gate! Uma Musume Pretty Derby is a quintessential coming-of-age comic where the everyday lives that Uma Musume devote to racing are meticulously portrayed!
The protagonist, Special Week, is an Uma Musume born in the remote northern lands, far from the city. To fulfill her promise to her late mother to become the “best Uma Musume in Japan,” she enrolls in a school where the elite Uma Musume, who compete in races held all over Japan, attend.
Upon her first time in the city and at a school filled with Uma Musume, Special Week knows nothing and becomes worried about whether she can fulfill her promise to her mother and how to do it.
This Starting Gate! Uma Musume Pretty Derby portrays the challenges of a diverse group of Uma Musume who support Special Week as friends and refine each other as rivals.
While the storyline does differ slightly from the anime, it’s still easy to understand and it carefully explores what racing means for the Uma Musume, making it a recommended read!
The third season of Uma Musume anime starts in October 2023! Why not get to know Uma Musume from the world of manga before watching the new season?
Starting Gate! Uma Musume Pretty Derby