With the second season of Dragon Maid arriving this summer, the return of Kyoto Animation is at last within reach. Today on Why It Works, let's look back on a life shared with KyoAni's wonderful anime!
Kyoto Animation have for years been regarded as one of the most noteworthy anime studios, be it for their beautifully animated productions, or for their uniquely laudable studio culture. Today on Why It Works, let's explore just a few of the things that make their shows so special, as I run down five of the KyoAni shows that have meant the most to me!
Think you’re the type to solve mysteries and catch criminals? Are you the observant type that picks up on hints before anyone else does? Well then, take our quiz to find out what anime detective you share the most in common with! Ready to solve the mystery and see who you are? Hit the jump and get cracking!
From food stands and band performances to student plays and romantic confessions, school festival arcs are always brimming with fun attractions and dramatic highlights. With My Hero Academia prepping for its own school festival, today on Why It Works, let's explore the finer points of these anime staples!
Halloween is just around the corner and there's no better way to get prepared than by watching anime! For some people though, they might want to enjoy the holiday without all the horror that usually surrounds it. If you're like that, here are episodes that celebrate Halloween without the scares! What's on the list? Hit the jump to find out!
The amateur detectives of Hyouka's Classic Literature Club may not be chasing down any world-class crminals, but that doesn't make their mysteries any less impactful! Hit the jump below to find out what makes this slice-of-life mystery so very special.
From Sound! Euphonium to Nichijou, A Silent Voice to Violet Evergarden, Kyoto Animation have established a sturdy reputation as one of the most impressive anime studios in the industry. Today we're exploring what may well be the greatest show in their entire catalog, as we dive into the inimitable Hyouka!
Hyouka has been adored by fans for years, but many still haven't seen this Kyoto Animation classic! With its recent addition to our library, we ask one such anime fan to share his thoughts on their first viewing! Hit the jump to find out more.
The romance between Oreki and Chitanda is one of the more understated, but no less outstanding, things about Hyouka. Both learn from each other over time, and both increasingly sense each other’s attraction. But before they take it further, Chitanda gives Oreki an ultimatum. Hit the jump to discover the mystery behind their attraction!
As anime tourism becomes more popular, prefectures are making it easier for fans to go on pilgrimages! Gifu Prefecture is preparing maps and other resources for fans of your name. and other popular anime. Find out more after the jump!
Cinema Today's official YouTube channel has posted a four-minute full music video for "Iolite," the theme song for the upcoming live-action film Hyouka, provided by two-member unit Itowokashi. But instead of the artists, 22-year-old actress Alice Hirose, who is cast as the main heroine Eru Chitanda, performs in the clip by lip-syncing. Watch the live-action version Eru singing the song after the jump!