The story of the Sound! Euphonium series continues with an anime film in 2023 and a new TV anime series in 2024!
By: Nicole S. Castro on June 04, 2022 at 18:38 PHT
Ayano Takeda's music series Sound! Euphonium returns with new developments for 2023 to 2024!
According to the visual above and the teaser video below, the Sound! Euphonium franchise will be selling a Blu-ray and premiering its contents as an anime film in Japan in 2023. The film will focus on the Ensemble Contest Arc.
In addition, there will be a new TV anime series in 2024 focusing on a now older Kumiko Oumae (CV: Tomoyo Kurosawa) in her third year of high school.
Sound! Euphonium (Japanese: 響け! ユーフォニアム, Romaji: Hibike! Yūfoniamu) is a Japanese novel series written by Ayano Takeda. The story is set in Uji, Kyoto and focuses on the Kitauji High School Music Club, whose concert band is steadily improving thanks to the newly appointed adviser's strict instruction.
A manga adaptation illustrated by Hami was serialized on the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! Web website from 2014 to 2015.
The TV anime adaptation by Kyoto Animation has spanned two seasons which aired in 2015 and 2016, respectively, both of which depicted protagonist Kumiko Oumae in her first year of high school. Two anime films Liz and the Blue Bird (2018) and Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day (2019) featured Kumiko in her second year of high school.
Additional details such as staff and plot summary of the new series will be revealed on a later date.
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.