The official site of Hanno City Office, Saitama Prefecture, is now offering a free downlodable 2014 calender featuring the 2013 TV anime Yama no Susume/Encouragement of Climb. The story of the anime is set in the 84,000 population city. Get the calender after the jump.
It is confirmed that the 2nd season of the TV anime adaptation of Shiro's Yama no Susume/Encouragement of Climb manga is in the works. It was announced at the "Yama no Susume Fan Event" in Saitama Prefecture yesterday. Hit the jump for more details.
Hanno City has a children's zoo. There's a noteworthy Astro Boy statue in its central park dating back to his anime series 20th birthday in 1983. And, and if you tour the city over the next couple of months, you can participate in a stamp rally based on Encouragement of Climb. Along with the promotion announcement came news that a second anime is in the works. More after the jump.
Moe mountaineering anime Encouragement of Climb is set to be collected in a Japanese Blu-ray release on May 24th, with the 12 short episode collected along with an unaired 13th. Get a look at the new ep after the jump.
As seems to happen with Kyoto Animation series, fans of their latest, Tamako Market, are already studying, mapping and even visiting the locations referenced in the show. In this case, they're getting a taste of the rice cooking anime by making otaku pilgrimages to Kyoto. See the results after the jump.
Starting January 2nd, Yuka Iguchi, Kana Asumi and Yui Ogura are a trio of school girls who discover the joys of the outdoors in Encouragement of Climb. 8-Bit (Aquarion Evol, Infinite Stratos) adapts the Shiro manga with B Gata H Kei - Yamada’s First Time's Yusuke Yamamoto directing. Get a look after the jump.
Winter announcements are well underway at Crunchyroll and today kicks off with no less than two titles. The Encouragement of Climb and Mangirl anime will both begin streaming on the site on Jan/2! Read on for background details and more info!