The official website for the anime adaptation of Ayano Takeda and Nikki Asada’s Hibike! Euphonium (Sound! Euphonium) has revealed that the second season will air in October 2016.

Hibike! Euphonium Season 2 Slated for October

Here is the latest trailer for the movie, which also reveals the release date of April 23:

Latest visual for the upcoming movie:

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The anime’s cast consist of:

  • Tomoyo Kurosawa (Miria Akagi in The [email protected]: Cinderella Girls) will voice leading character Kumiko Oumae, who plays the EuphoniumHibike-Euphonium-Anime-Character-Design-Kumiko-Oumae
  • Ayaka Asai (Mio Naruse from Shinmai Maou no Testament) as Hazuki Katou, a Tuba playerHibike-Euphonium-Anime-Character-Design-Hazuki-Katou
  • Chika Anzai (Chaika Travant in Hitsugi no Chaika) is voicing Reina Kousaka, a Trumpet playerHibiku-Euphonium-Anime-Character-Design-Reina-Kousaka
  • Moe Toyota (Sakura Inami in Kyoukai no Kanata) who will voice Sapphire Kawashima, who plays the ContrabassHibike-Euphonium-Anime-Character-Design-Sapphire-Kawashima
  • Minako Kotobuki (Tsumugi Kotobuki in K-ON!) will voice Asuka Tanaka, who plays the EuphoniumHibike-Euphonium-Anime-Character-Design-Asuka-Tanaka
  • Takahiro Sakurai (Shougo Makishima in Psycho-Pass) will voice Noboru Taki, the brass band club’s advisorHibike-Euphonium-Anime-Character-Design-Noboru-Taki

The main production staff of the anime includes:

Hibike! Euphonium: Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku-bu e Youkoso (Sound! Euphonium) is a music novel series written by Ayano Takeda and illustrated by Nikki Asada. The series began in December 2013 being published by Takarajimasha. To date a total of 4 volumes have been published. A manga adaptation of the series was launched in November last year, by Ayano Takeda and Hami that is being published in Takarajimasha’s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! Web magazine. An anime adaptation of the series was produced for the Spring 2015 anime season by Kyoto Animation (Hyouka, Amagi Brilliant Park) with Tatsuya Ishihara (Clannad, Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) directing. The anime ran for a total of 13 episodes.

Sound! Euphonium synopsis from Haruhichan:

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.

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

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