Hibike! Euphonium Season 2 & Recap Film – Announcement Video

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The announcement video for the recently announced second season and recap film of the anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda and Nikki Asada’s Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) novel series has been revealed at the Kyoto Animation & Animation Do Fan Event. The video itself reveals the two announcements whilst briefly going over the events of the anime. The anime film will be based on the Spring 2015 anime titled Gekijouban Hibike! Euphonium: Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku Bu e Youkoso (Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band) that will retell the events of the 13 episode series, depicting the band’s journey as they reach the prefectural band competition. The second season will be set after the film.

A second season of the Hibike! Euphonium anime is currently in production alongside a recap film of the first season.

Here is the main visual of the two new anime:

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The anime’s main cast includes:

  • Tomoyo Kurosawa (Miria Akagi in The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls) will voice leading character Kumiko Oumae, who plays the Euphonium

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  • Ayaka Asai (Mio Naruse from Shinmai Maou no Testament) as Hazuki Katou, a Tuba player

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  • Chika Anzai (Chaika Travant in Hitsugi no Chaika) is voicing Reina Kousaka, a Trumpet player

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  • Moe Toyota (Sakura Inami in Kyoukai no Kanata) who will voice Sapphire Kawashima, who plays the Contrabass

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  • Minako Kotobuki (Tsumugi Kotobuki in K-ON!) will voice Asuka Tanaka, who plays the Euphonium

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  • Takahiro Sakurai (Shougo Makishima in Psycho-Pass) will voice Noboru Taki, the brass band club’s advisor

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The main production staff of the anime includes:

  • Director: Tatsuya Ishihara (Clannad, Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!)
  • Series Director: Naoko Yamada (K-ON!, Tamako Market)
  • Series Composer: Jukki Hanada (Steins;Gate, Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!)
  • Anime Character Designer: Akiko Ikeda (K-ON! and Tokyo Ghoul Animator)
  • Instrument Designer: Takahashi Hiroyuki (K-ON!)
  • Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka (ClannadChuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!)
  • Music Composer: Akito Matsuda (GLASSLIP, Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou)
  • Animation Studio: Kyoto Animation (Hyouka, Amagi Brilliant Park)

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Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:

Hibike! Euphonium begins when Kumiko Oumae, a girl who was in the brass band club in junior high school, visits her high school’s brass band club as a first year. Kumiko’s classmates Hazuki and Sapphire decide to join the club, but Kumiko sees her old classmate Reina there and hesitates. She remembers an incident she had with Reina at a brass band club contest in junior high school.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://anime-eupho.com/
And follow their Twitter: @anime_eupho



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