Rideback

Rideback

  • TV-14
  • 2009
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (151)

Based on the Sci-Fi manga title by Kasahara Tesuro, Rideback follows the life of former ballet star Rin Ogata as she tries to reclaim her life after a career-ending injury. She finds new passion in college when she discovers a somewhat under-the-radar club catered to the maintaining and utilization of the mecha devices "Ridebacks." Using her prowess for body movement and dance she takes up a Rideback of her own and becomes involved in a world of racing, mechanics, and ultimately shady politics. Rideback features a mix of sports, comedy, and intrigue all portrayed by fluid animation and well utilized CGI.

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Seasons
Towards the Light Stage
12. Towards the Light Stage
March 29, 2009
As allies and adversaries fight to the death, Rin climbs aboard Fuego for the performance of her lifetime, a breathtaking dance of destruction against the forces of the GGP.
Sometimes it`s Cloudy after a Rain
11. Sometimes it`s Cloudy after a Rain
March 22, 2009
Kiefer's troops begin their assault on GGP. Meanwhile, as the BMA base is infiltrated by autonomous RideBacks, Rin reflects on recent events - and decides she must take action!
Master of the war
10. Master of the war
March 15, 2009
Citizens gather to protest the GGP, but mayhem erupts when the White Riders arrive. When the situation spirals out of control, Suzuri pays a grave price when she's mistaken for the mysterious Rideback Girl.
Sunshine Garden
9. Sunshine Garden
March 8, 2009
Romanov is tightening the screws on the entire nation, confiscating RideBacks and preparing to crush any opposition. Meanwhile, Rin and Tamayo remain in hiding, causing their friends to grow concerned for their safety.
GET RIDE ! The Chosen One
8. GET RIDE ! The Chosen One
March 1, 2009
Kiefer helps Rin understand the connection she shares with Fuego. Later, after the BMA compound comes under attack by the GGP, Kiefer's intentions become crystal clear to Romanov.
Punishment and x(Strike)
7. Punishment and x(Strike)
February 22, 2009
Rin is in custody, set to be handed over to the GGP. Overwhelmed by feelings of guilt, she wants no part of the conspiracy in which she is caught - but the BMA soon forces her deeper into the fray.
Lightning Speed Ride
6. Lightning Speed Ride
February 15, 2009
A RideBack gang is on a crime spree, targeting police and civilians alike. When Rin learns that her brother is among the thugs, it's bad enough. When she sees the action taken by the government against the group, it gets even worse.
Mysteries around the Rideback Girl
5. Mysteries around the Rideback Girl
February 8, 2009
The media and the authorities alike are searching for the mysterious girl who penetrated the GGP blockade. The RideBack Club decides to lay low - but they've already caught the attention of several prying eyes.
Shouko, In the Nick of Time
4. Shouko, In the Nick of Time
February 1, 2009
Shoko is caught in the middle of a terrorist attack, and Rin rushes into the chaos atop Fuego. Her daring rescue attempt appears doomed when she's cornered by armed soldiers - until a mysterious savior appears.
And Then the Flag Swings
3. And Then the Flag Swings
January 25, 2009
The national tournament arrives. Tamayo's set to defend her title, and Rin's racing, too - but with Fuego ineligible, she's forced to mount an unfamiliar RideBack.
Super Convertible ~Spread Legs Form~
2. Super Convertible ~Spread Legs Form~
January 18, 2009
Rin is challenged to a race by the leader of the RideBack Club, Tamayo. She's tough, she's outspoken, and she's also the nation's top rider. If Rin can hold her own, Tamayo just might take her under her wing.
The Crimson Rideback
1. The Crimson Rideback
January 11, 2009
Ex-ballerina Rin's first experience aboard a RideBack turns into a nightmare when the malfunctioning machine races toward a cliff - but instead of suffering a fatal accident, Rin feels alive like never before.
Description

Based on the Sci-Fi manga title by Kasahara Tesuro, Rideback follows the life of former ballet star Rin Ogata as she tries to reclaim her life after a career-ending injury. She finds new passion in college when she discovers a somewhat under-the-radar club catered to the maintaining and utilization of the mecha devices "Ridebacks." Using her prowess for body movement and dance she takes up a Rideback of her own and becomes involved in a world of racing, mechanics, and ultimately shady politics. Rideback features a mix of sports, comedy, and intrigue all portrayed by fluid animation and well utilized CGI.Rideback is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on January 11, 2009.

Where to Watch Rideback

Rideback is available for streaming on the Chiba TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Rideback on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 11, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (151)