Full K-ON! Franchise to Be Marathoned on TBS Channel 2 This Weekend

Includes the TV anime, OVA's, film, and even two concerts!



K-ON! fans in Japan this weekend are in for a treat as the entire anime series, produced at Kyoto Animation under the watchful eye of director Naoko Yamada, and two live concerts are being broadcast on TBS Channel 2, a cable channel that focuses on anime and other Japanese pop culture. Starting from 9 PM on August 22, the marathon goes through the night and finishes at 12:20 AM on August 24 at the end K-ON!! Live Event ~Come with Me!! live event – a TV broadcast premiere.


The first season of K-ON! and its two OVAs, which starts out the marathon, will be shown in its "remastered HD version." Originally, K-ON! was broadcast in 4:3 on TV in 2009, but in widescreen on certain other channels and through its Blu-ray release. The second season of K-ON!! starts at 3:30 AM on August 23, playing all three of its OVAs as well, with K-ON! the Movie being shown at 4 PM on August 23.




To cap off the marathon, the 2009 live event for the first season, K-ON! Live Event - Let's Go! ~, starts just after the film at 6 PM, and after, for its first-ever TV broadcast, the second season stage K-On!! Live Event ~Come with Me!! at 8:40 PM.


TBS Channel 2 is available to cable subscribers inside Japan. K-ON! first aired in 2009, with the second season, K-ON!!, airing in 2010, and the film K-ON! the Movie screening in 2011.


Source: Comic Natalie


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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