To advertise the release of MUNTO's Blu-ray Box in December, Kyoto Animation has uploaded the first two episodes of their first original TV anime series on YouTube – in 4K! The two episodes will be available on Kyoto Animation's YouTube channel until January 4, 2022, so watch them quick, right after the jump!
After years of waiting, the first original Kyoto Animation in-house production MUNTO will be getting its first Blu-Ray box release with all nine episodes of the 2009 TV anime series and the follow-up anime film. Full details on the box set are available after the jump!
The late Yoshiji Kigami's Baja's Studio - Baja and the Sea - OVA has finally surfed its way onto NHK World with English subtitles. The 28 minute Kyoto Animation short follows the mascot of the studio as he wanted to learn about the sea. Surfs up after the jump!
The little mascot of Kyoto Animation dips his toes into the water in his newest OVA, Baja's Studio - Baja and the Sea -, which will see its TV premiere on July 23, and world premiere, with English subtitles, on NHK World Japan sometime in August. Go past the jump to learn more!
Today, Kyoto Animation released their anime short, Baja’s Studio, on their YouTube channel for free, joining a long list of companies releasing content for free in this trying time for Japan. The short can be viewed worldwide but doesn’t have subtitles – not that you need them to enjoy the cuteness of Baja. You can see Baja's sweet face after the jump!
After Baja’s Studio, an OVA based on the mascot character of Kyoto Animation was run on NHK during the second day of the memorial service for the animation studio, it was announced on December 16 that the OVA would be re-run in Japan just after the new year, on NHK’s secondary educational channel, NHK-E, behind the international broadcast on NHK World Japan. Learn more after the jump!
Munto is usually the least known Kyoto Animation work, stemming from the mind of the late Yoshiji Kigami. The final film in the series, Last War of Heavenloids and Akutoloids was a re-cut version of the climactic battle from the TV series. The film is being shown for both its 10th anniversary and to celebrate the work of the late director who passed away in the attack. Hit the jump for all the details!