Yamaha has launched an initiative to help junior high and high schools in Japan recruit new members into bands. One of the methods to give schools posters of pop-culture brass bands in Japan, including Kyoto Animation's popular anime franchise Sound! Euphonium. Hear the sounds after the jump!
After plans for a Sound! Festa was upended due to the coronavirus, Uji City has finally uploaded the two previously promised videos that were made in place of the event–one video featuring six schools from Kyoto performing music from Sound! Euphonium and another video of a tour of Kita Uji High School. Watch them both after the jump!
This weekend was supposed to be Uji Winter Festa, and inside was a special Sound! Festa, celebrating the Kyoto Animation anime series with performances from local schools and a talk with Sound! Euphonium novel author Ayano Takeda. But the newest State of Emergency declaration has halted those plans, moving them online. Read more after the jump.
Lots of reveals and updates for January 2021's anime season in this week's news round-up. Hit the jump for more.
Every 5 years, Japan holds a national census, giving every household in the country the chance to get their voice heard and make the country a better place to live. This year, to drive awareness for the program, Kyoto Animation's Sound! Euphonium will be advertising the census in Kyoto prefecture. Check out the poster after the jump!