A press release announced that the franchise would be based on the novels written by Ayano Takeda Y Nikki Asada, Hibike! euphonium (Sound! euphonium), there will be two new animation projects coming out in Japan in 2023 and 2024. The information was confirmed during a special franchise event where the studios Kyoto animation revealed that An OVA based on the Ensemble Contest arc will hit theaters in Japan in 2023, while the project's third season will premiere in 2024.

The OVA of Hibike! euphonium, which will be shown in a limited number of theaters in Japan, will also be released simultaneously on Blu-ray in Japan. That has been confirmed The third season is set in Kumiko's third year of high school, with our protagonist as one of the seniors of the Kitauji High School Concert Band.

For his part Ayano Takeda Y Ayano Takeda They started publishing the light novels through the publisher Takarajimasha in December 2013, and they finished it in June 2019 with a total of twelve volumes. The work was adapted into a manga by Hami, who published it between November 2014 and October 2015 with a total of three compilation volumes.

The novels inspired a thirteen-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Kyoto animationLed by Tatsuya Ishihara and scripts written by Jukki Hanadapremiered in April 2015. A thirteen-episode second season premiered in October 2016. The franchise also includes the production of four animated films.

Summary of Hibike! euphonium

Kitauji High School Marching Band Club competed in national championships and was an accredited school, but after the club manager was changed, they could no longer compete in the qualifying championship. However, thanks to the new manager's strict guidance, the students begin to improve their performance and gain confidence. As they improve individually, some prioritize their studies and choose to leave the club. The long-awaited day of competition is finally here, will your efforts pay off?

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