Seems like April is harboring much good news since Hyouka Anime is making its return after ten long years. The Japanese mystery novel was released in one season up till now. And it appears that the makers found this the perfect time to launch new projects for the series. In its broadcasting days, the series surely made an impact. Due to this, a comeback was very necessary. Thus, fans can expect an anime on the verge of its initiation. However, what is in the mind of the makers? Is the show returning? Here are all the details.
Hyouka anime series is based on a manga of the same name. The series is a creation of Taskohna, who has written and illustrated it. The text has been released in 14 volumes up till now. However, it is still ongoing. Thus, new chapters can appear soon. The text soon got its anime adaption under Studio Kyoto Animation. It has released 22 episodes and 1 OVA in total. The text also has a novel under its name.
Hyouka Anime In The Making? 10th Anniversary Projects!
2012’s hit anime series Hyouka was released on April 22. Thus, on the same date in 2022’s April completed ten years of the series’ success. The makers celebrated the anniversary by changing their logo and hosting a mini-exhibit and online lottery. The show will be held at Akihabara’s GAMERS store from May 25 to June 15, 2022. This was all as the show was streamed on Abema. Meanwhile, Gifu Broadcasting did the same by airing the series in Takayama City.
While none of the reports are direct toward an upcoming anime but fans can surely hope. This would not be the first time an anime series got reanimated after its decade-long anniversary. Moreover, the writer has not ceased writing. This could be a positive sign for the awaiting fans. The manga has 14 volumes. So, there is enough content for a remake or another season. The show has a remarkable rating of 8 out of 10 on MyAnimeList, which makes the chances even higher for the anime to return. All in all, fans can hope to see another announcement in the coming months if the makers choose to do so.
Hyouka Anime: Release Date
There has not been an official announcement from the makers as of now. However, if the news of Hyouka Anime in production comes by then, fans can expect it to launch in mid-2023. This release section will get updated once it is out. Thus, for more updates on the series, keep coming back to The Anime Daily.