The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa's mystery novel Hyouka today released a 30-second teaser introducing 22-year-old Kento Yamazaki as the male protagonist Houtarou Oreki and 22-year-old Alice Hirose as the main heroine Eru Chitanda for the first time. Check out how they portray the characters after the jump!
It took a little time, but the Hyouka anime is finally coming to North America. Funimation will be releasing the first collection of the 2012 Kyoto Animation adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa's mystery series on July 4th, and with the launch of pre-orders, they've announced its English dub cast. See who's who after the jump.
That less-than-subtle hint proved true. Funimation has licensed Hyouka, the 2012 Kyoto Animation produced TV anime adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa's school mystery novel. And, they have a home-video release planned. More after the jump.
Hyouka, the 2012 Kyoto Animation produced TV anime adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa's school mystery novel is one of the increasingly rare, notable, modern anime never licensed for American release. That might be finally changing as Funimation has Tweeted out a reference to its "Watashi kininarimasu!", which is often translated as "I'm curious!" catchphrase. More after the jump.
In this week's Creative Spotlight, Brandon looks at one of the powerhouses of Kyoto Animation, Yasuhiro Takemoto. Best known for titles such as Hyouka, Amagi Brilliant Park, and Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, Takemoto is one anime director you need to know more about. Hit the jump to read more!
It is announced today that a live-action film adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa's mystery novel Hyouka, the first volume of his Koten-bu/Classic Literature Club series, is in the works for a 2017 release in Japan. 22-year-old Kento Yamazaki and 21-year-old Alice Hirose are confirmed to star. Hit the jump for more information.