Anime vs. Real Life – The Eccentric Family 2’s whimsical and charming take on its real-world setting, the city of Kyoto, has always been one of the show’s strong points. But does that also apply to the show’s other locations? Find out how well the anime’s locations outside of Kyoto stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!
If you've been wanting to go back and check out the first The Eccentric Family series, or revisit it for a repeat viewing, Crunchyroll has you covered. The series has been added to the anime catalog, with all episodes currently live.
Benten has been a figure of menace and mystery all throughout The Eccentric Family. Yasaburo is entranced by her, but never seems to get any closer. Today we'll take a closer look at Benten, and try to find some meaning in her icy stare.
Sometimes a series hits you with a reveal that makes you want to watch the whole thing over again. The latest development in The Eccentric Family 2 has been simmering for two seasons and its potential implications on the story present a number of possibilities. See how a single scene can change our perception of the entire series and provide the set up for an amazing development, after the jump!
The Shimogamo clan is set to join the world of cute animal capsule toys as Good Smile Company is now preparing a set of Eccentric Family mini-trading figures. Get a look after the jump.
It's a season of anime families! From The Eccentric Family to WorldEnd to Alice & Zoroku, the spring 2017 anime season has brought us a varied selection of family dynamics. In this week's Aniwords, Isaac takes a closer look at the ways these different shows portray their ideas about what it means to be a family. Hit the jump to check it out, and weigh in on your favorite anime family of the season!
The Eccentric Family is very good about giving most of its characters complex, contradictory feelings and rich internal lives. But one of the show's characters just seems like bad news from top to bottom - Soun Ebisugawa, the brother-betraying uncle of our hero Yasaburo. Today we'll explore the finer points of The Eccentric Family's meanest dude around!
Anime vs. Real Life’s focus is once again going to be on Kyoto in this week’s installment, but this time The Eccentric Family 2 takes the spotlight. How well do the anime's locations stack up to their real-world counterparts? Find out after the jump!
Want to see the cast of The Eccentric Family live? This fall, the main cast will be appearing at Nippon Engineering College for a special on-stage interview! Hit the jump to find out where, when, and how to get tickets.
The Eccentric Family's first season is a real treasure, but it's unfortunately no longer available streaming. Not seeing the original shouldn't stop people from checking out season two, though, so today I'm offering a refresher on the strange wonders of The Eccentric Family's world. Stop on by!
Hiroshi "Bamboo" Takeuchi (vocals, lyrics, composition) and Hikaru Ichibanboshi's milktub (of visual novel music, Baka and Test ending and BETA hoodie fame) are back for The Eccentric Family 2 theme "Nasugamama, Sawagumama." There was a small sample previously posted, but with the anime now here, Lantis has shared the complete version. Get a look after the jump.
In this week’s Anime vs. Real Life, Wilhelm takes a look at the beautiful real-world locations of the visually striking The Eccentric Family 2, which is set in Japan’s former capital – Kyoto. See how the anime's locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump!
For all its shape-shifting, flying, and creating thunderstorms with folding fans, The Eccentric Family has a very simple message. Look out for those close to you and accept them for who they are. No matter how powerful or wealthy we become, we'll never lose the need to share our lives with others. See what makes the Shimogamo family special, after the jump!
Following the first season's "Que Sera Sera," four-member unit fhána provides the ED theme song "Moon River" for the ongoing second season of the Uchoten Kazoku/The Eccentric Family TV anime. Ahead of the release of its CD single on April 26, their record company Lantis has released a four-minute full music video for the song.