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Naoko Yamada & Friends

By Andrew Osmond. Naoko Yamada is the best-known female director in anime. Most of her directing credits are for TV series made at Kyoto Animation, where she spent…

All the Anime

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Anime Series Like Heroines Run The Show

In order to continue pursuing track and field, Hiyori left her small hometown and moved to Tokyo. After her father gets injured, she takes a part-time job

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An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and…

Beneath the Tangles

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Anime Series Like Opera Girl

After being forced out of her idol group due to a stalker fostering her discomfort with men, Ai Narata seeks to use her talents at the prestigious Kouka…

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News Update - Mon, 23 Aug 2021

"Liz the Bluebird On My Shouldeeeeer...." Allen won out, it seems, and so we get a look at Liz and the Blue Bird, which is apparently part of the…

THEM Anime Reviews

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The Recipe for Modern Anime

Anime has changed a lot in the last 60 years, with each decade being defined by the introduction of new technology. Today, anime isn't just defined by the…

The Canipa Effect

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June 2021 Review No.1 (Sound Eupho Sequel Film)

Now, while I have been following the Sound Euphonium series for some time, it took a bit longer to see the other entries. Granted, I tend to skip…

EclecticDude's Anime Reviews 2.0

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Top 5 Anime Swingers

Welcome to a swinging Sunday. .  A pun that actually works out. Most of the time I don’t get them, I have an interesting Top 5 that will…

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K-On! – Anime Review

Japanese Title: K-On!   Similar: Sound! Euphonium Lucky Star Bang Dream   Watched in: Japanese & English Genre: Comedy Music Slice of Life Length: 39 episodes (2 seasons),…

Nefarious Reviews

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Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Oath’s Finale – New Year, New Challenges

This post will be opening on a much more personal note than usual. Sound! Euphonium is a band anime about mainly brass players and as a brass player…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Episode 132 - Hibike! Euphonium

This week, Remington has recently finished a revolution around the sun and Shaun decides it is time to celebrate by smashing his head in with a tiny tuba…

Anime Out of Context

Why It Works: Fabulous Hair, and Other Character Design Fundamentals

For this week’s Why It Works, I leapfrogged off Ninny’s absolutely fantastic hair from Burn the Witch, in order to discuss the nature and importance of character designs…

Wrong Every Time

T5 Anime Characters I Relate to Most

To make my header image, I googled “relatable anime character” and picked the first four images… I wrote a post about relatability in anime not that long ago…

I drink and watch anime

20 Music Anime That Document The Creative Struggle

Music anime series are more than just a good soundtrack. Any anime can have a good soundtrack, so of course an anime series about making music has an…

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The Importance of Relatability in Anime for Me as Seen Through My Appreciations of Sound Euphonium and Free

Character relatability in anime is sort of an awkward concept. When people talk about a character being relatable, it often means that character reminds them of themselves but…

I drink and watch anime

アイマス15周年記念 – 過去から未来へ、「アニマス」から受け継がられた思いと意志

    15年の時を経て、『アイドルマスター』は様々な業界にその名を轟かせてきた。その記念として、2011年にアニメ化された『アニマス』が大ヒットになるまでの道のりだけではなく、それを可能にした情熱と、それがシリーズの未来とどう繋がるのかを振り返ってみたいと思います。…

Sakuga Blog

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Year 1 Issue 25

Arcadia Dragnet, Year 1, Issue 25 June 17 - 23, 2020 Welcome back to Arcadia Dragnet let's go! …

Arcadia Dragnet

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The Decade in Review : The English Language Adaptation Industry and Fandom Part 1

With the Japanese side of things out of the way, I thought it might be fun to look at the English adaptation side of things. It’s taken me...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Chikai No Finale – Too Rushed?

Chikai no Finale is the second sequel movie from the series Sound Euphonium. This movie takes place a year after the series, with the new first year students…

Getting Up Early

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Sound! Euphonium Our Promise booklet roundtable translation

This is a newly translated roundtable from the booklet included with the Japanese home video release of Sound! Euphonium ~Our Promise: A Brand New Day~. It features the…

Ultimatemegax's blog

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Sound! Euphonium Our Promise pamphlet interview

This is a newly translated roundtable from the pamphlet sold at Japanese theatres in April 2019 that introduced Sound! Euphonium ~Our Promise: A Brand New Day~ to audiences.…

Ultimatemegax's blog

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Year 1 Issue 9

Arcadia Dragnet, Year 1, Issue 9   February 26 - March 3, 2020 Hello everyone and welcome back to…

Arcadia Dragnet

Anime Corner: Top 10 Favourite Anime (Redux)

And your challenge, should you choose to accept it, 1) Name all the characters featured above 2) Before reading the rest of this post, guess which one of…

Never Argue with a Fish

Put a Tune to It: Western Songs for Anime

I got nominated for a tag by tcrow over at Crow’s World of Anime! I’ll admit it’s been a while since I’ve done any tags and this was…

Never Argue with a Fish

Weekly round-up

Here we are gathering together for the last weekly round-up of 2019. I know, we can’t believe it either! After a busy year or so focusing on family…

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Kyoto Animation Christmas concert donates proceeds to arson victims

A celebration of the wonderful works of Kyoto Animation came in the form of a Sound! Euphonium Christmas concert held this week. All proceeds from the concert were…

littleanimeblog.com

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Musical Performances in Sound! Euphonium

The live performance is one of the most important moments in all music anime. If it’s good, it makes the characters feel more real and alive. If the…

Getting Up Early

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New title: Sound Euphonium Films Preview Interview

This is another translation that I originally translated in 2017 to run on another site, but due to various circumstances, it was never run. With the recent arson…

Ultimatemegax's blog

Sound! Euphonium The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day aka A Reading by John Moschitta Jr.

Sound! Euphonium has been an interesting ride as a series. The first season seemed like it could go either way but turned out fairly strong with some really…

Reverse Thieves

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Finding Role Models in Anime

In my New Year’s resolution, I stumbled on an important idea. “Anime isn’t afraid of emotional intimacy – it celebrates it. Rather than aiming for mass appeal, anime…

Unweaving Anime

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Just Communication in Sound! Euphonium 2 – Part 1

Playing from the Heart Sound! Euphonium 2 is a phenomenal anime. There are plenty of things that make it great, but what brings these things together and elevates…

All the Media Matters

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Just Communication in Sound! Euphonium 2 – Part 2

Making Things Clear The moe brass band and I welcome you to another installment of “Just Communication”. Last time, we examined music as a communicative practice and we…

All the Media Matters

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Just Communication in Sound! Euphonium 2 – Part Final

Bringing Her Home   Welcome back to the final part of Just Communication. Sound! Euphonium 2 has established a framework in which communication is powerful It has made…

All the Media Matters

Episode 510: Overlord Euphonium

Round 1 of the Anime Pulse co-host selections have begun, our first participant is Adrien from Belgium. After introducing himself and giving us his life story till now,…

Anime Pulse

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12 Days of Ponytails: Day 1 – Nakagawa Natsuki

And now, for my favorite ponytail girl – Nakagawa Natsuki, the resident always-has-a-fantastic-ponytail girl from Hibike! Euphonium.

The Garbage Man Reviews

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6 Year Anniversary and the Opportunity to Write about the Autumn 2016 Anime Season

Today is a time to rejoice as we celebrate six years of Avvesione’s Anime Blog.  And while I typically use this post as an excuse to post screenshots…

Avvesione's Anime Blog

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12 Days of Ponytails: Day 5 – Kousaka Reina

Kumiko’s love interest in Hibike! Euphonium – it’s Kousaka Reina!

The Garbage Man Reviews

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12 Days of Ponytails: Day 10 – Oumae Kumiko

Continuing the countdown, here is Oumae Kumiko, the protagonist of Hibike! Euphonium.

The Garbage Man Reviews

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Autumn 2016 – Season Preview

Every season has its defining features.  Autumn, for example, is known for its bountiful harvests and leaves falling to the ground.  Likewise, every anime season has its distinguishing…

Avvesione's Anime Blog

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12 Days of Anime Teachers--#2: Taki

Number two on the 12 Days of Anime Teachers countdown is Taki-sensei from Sound! Euphonium!

Subdued Fangirling

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Twelve Days of Anime 2015 Part 11: Asuka Tanaka and The Reality of Inconsistency

I recently marathoned through KyoAni’s outstanding high school drama, Hibike! Euphonium.  One of my favorite reasons to watch was the character Asuka Tanaka.  When I took to Twitter…

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Sound! Euphonium ep6: real music

I haven’t remembered love this hard in awhile.  And while I dreaded such things when I played, I’m happy to see the individual competition aspect of musicianship come…

the Check-in Station

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Sound! Euphonium ep5: they’re awesome!

This show is being enjoyed by me in the most nostalgic and biased way possible.  It’s hard to look on something that romances and plays to (pun intended)…

the Check-in Station

OtakuGeneration (Show #514) Spring Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 514) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Spring Impressions, recorded live April 12th, 2015. This week continued the…

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