IWATA, JAPAN – April 8, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) has globally released the second season of “Master of Torque,” an original short anime series for entertainment purposes initially released online from the spring through the summer of 2014.
The Master of Torque anime is set in Tokyo in the near future and tells the fictional story of a group of young motorcycle riders. It is meant to help communicate the fun of motorcycles to younger people, primarily in their teens and twenties.
Taking place around globally recognized sources of modern Japanese culture that lie along Route 246 in Tokyo, like Aoyama, Omote-sando and Shibuya, the Master of Torque anime paints a vivid picture of the joys of motorcycles and the lifestyle they can bring by highlighting the unique characteristics of Yamaha’s MT Series of motorcycles, all within the context of a dramatic story depicting the conflicts and confrontations between the colorful cast of characters.
The anime’s production combines the storytelling and techniques of Japanese animation that are popular among young people around the world today and the talent of several accomplished anime voice actors. The result is a full-fledged piece of entertainment representing a uniquely Yamaha form of communication to young people around the world.
Special site (English): http://global.yamaha-motor.com/showroom/mt
Special site (Japanese): http://global.yamaha-motor.com/jp/showroom/mt/
Official YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/YamahaMotorcompany