About How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?
"How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?" is a protein to read (according to the wrapper on the manga volumes) that is currently serialized on MangaONE and Ura Sunday.
The series is written by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by MAAM.
"Hibiki... Did you gain weight? Again?"
Hibiki Sakura is a high school student who loves eating. But when her friend pointed out that she's gained weight, she decided to go on a diet!
But exercising takes comrades to continue.
So she made the decision to go to a sports gym!
Who would've thought she'd run into someone from her batch, namely the princess of the school Akemi Soryuin, at the gym!?
This is a story about her training to get the ideal body!!
Check out these illustrations of How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?
The catchy opening and ending theme songs have gone viral on the Internet!
The opening theme song "Onegai Muscle" is a pop and upbeat song performed by the protagonist Hibiki Sakura and the gym trainer Naruzo Machio. It's a highly addictive song with an interlude that includes cheering voices and yells that resemble those from a bodybuilding competition.
The ending theme song "Mach-your Name?" is a track that you can't get out of your head with its "Kinniku wa muscle♪" hook, names of muscles, and titles of bodybuilding poses.
If you're curious about these songs, check them out!
The series is a smash hit on pixiv too!
Following the airing of the anime series, "How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?" has been gaining popularity on pixiv. The number of views on works related to this series has been increasing particularly since the eagerly awaited swimsuit episode, e.g. episode 4 "Natsu Yasumi Ii Koto Atta?", was aired.