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Sound! Euphonium Film/2nd TV Series' Announcement Video Streamed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Compilation film, sequel TV series announced on Saturday

Kyoto Animation began streaming a special announcement video on Monday for the Sound! Euphonium anime to commemorate the announcement that the anime is getting a film and a sequel TV series.

Noboru Taki: Well then, let's start.
Text: Special Announcement
Text: A film version that will look back at the TV series!
Noboru Taki: Now, go and show me the true strength of Kitauji.
Text: Has been decided!
Text: Road to nationals
Text on Board: National competition participation
Text: And!
Text: Sequel work decided!

The Gekijō-ban Hibike! Euphonium ~ Kitauji Kōkō Suisōraku-Bu e Yōkoso~ (Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band) film will look back at the spring 2015 television series, which depicted a high school concert band's journey to the prefectural band competition. The sequel will depict what happens afterward.

The spring 2015 television anime adapted Ayano Takeda's 2013 novel, which is also titled Hibike! Euphonium Kitauji Kōkō Suisōraku-Bu e Yōkoso. The story follows the Kitauji High School Concert Band, which used to always advance to national competitions. Ever since the adviser changed, though, it has not advanced past the Kansai tournament. However, thanks to the newly appointed adviser's strict instruction, the students are steadily improving. The band members' daily lives are full of ups and downs including fights over solos and the decision to resign extracurricular activities to focus on studies.

The television anime premiered in April, and Pony Canyon USA streamed the anime on Crunchyroll as the anime aired in Japan. Pony Canyon USA will also release the anime in North America.

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