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Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 13 (END)

「はるさきエピローグ」 (Harusaki Epirogu)
“Early-Spring Epilogue”

I’ve always been a firm believer that a good ending can save a series, and a bad ending can ruin an otherwise good one. Thankfully, this was a great finale – the sendoff that the fans and characters deserved.

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December 29, 2016 at 6:38 pm Comments (45)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 12

「さいごのコンクール」 (Sai go no Konkuru)
“The Last Competition”

Why? Why? WHY?

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December 21, 2016 at 3:41 pm Comments (132)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 11

「はつこいトランペット」 (Hatsu Koi Toranpetto)
“First Love Trumpet”

This was a beautiful episode, but no matter how hard they try, any justification for Reina’s feelings for Taki-sensei just leaves a bad aftertaste.

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December 15, 2016 at 6:02 pm Comments (48)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 10

「ほうかごオブリガート」 (Hokago Oburigato)
“After-school Obbligato”

And that’s how you finish off two thematically linked character arcs. Everyone else, take notes.

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December 7, 2016 at 5:25 pm Comments (21)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 09

「ひびけ!ユーフォニアム」 (Hibike! Yūfoniamu)
“Sound! Euphonium”

Whenever the title of the episode is the name of the series, you know you’re in for something special.

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November 30, 2016 at 5:25 pm Comments (25)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 08

「かぜひきラプソデイー」 (Kazehiki Rapusodi)
“Rhapsody in Flu”

It may not have been last season’s equivalent episode, but we did get fluffy Kumiko instead.

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November 25, 2016 at 9:04 am Comments (25)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 07

「えきびるコンサート」 (E Ki Biru Konsato)
“Station Concert”

Aka: The Disappearance of Tanaka Asuka.

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November 16, 2016 at 5:14 pm Comments (18)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 06

「あめふりコンダクター」 (Ame Furi Kondakuta)
“Rainy Conductor”

The world may be grim right now, but Hibike! Euphonium is here to cheer us up.

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November 10, 2016 at 8:09 am Comments (31)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 05

「きせきのハーモニー」 (Kise ki no Hamoni)
“Miraculous Harmony”

That was magical.

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November 4, 2016 at 11:02 am Comments (25)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 04

「めざめるオーボエ」 (Mezameru Oboe)
“Awakening Oboe”

It’s a given with Kyoani, but there really isn’t anything that keeps up with the character art and top-class production values that Hibike! Euphonium offers.

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October 28, 2016 at 6:56 am Comments (18)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 03

「なやめるノクターン」 (Nayameru Nokutan)
“Troubled Nocturnes”

I find it hard to believe that even the staunchest Kyoto Animation hater wouldn’t be impressed by this episode.

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October 20, 2016 at 7:17 pm Comments (39)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 02

「とまどいフルート」 (Tomadoi Furuuto)
“Hesitation Flute”

It’s a pool episode! Except it’s not your typical pool episode, because it’s all about band drama.

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October 13, 2016 at 7:12 am Comments (29)

Hibike! Euphonium 2 – 01

「まなつのファンファーレ」 (Manatsu no Fanfare)
“Mid-summer Fanfare”

It’s back, it’s beautiful, and it’s more confident than ever. This double-length premiere sets Hibike! Euphonium apart from the crowd.

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October 6, 2016 at 10:19 am Comments (43)

Hibike! Euphonium – OVA – 14

「響け!ユーフォニアム 番外編 かけだすモナカ.」 (Hibike! Euphonium: Kakedasu Monaka)
“Kakedasu Monaka”

Hibike! Euphonium returns with an appetiser for the second season coming next year, giving Hazuki and her fellow rejects the time to shine.

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December 24, 2015 at 10:04 am Comments (37)

Hibike! Euphonium – 13 (END)

「さよならコンクール」 (Sayonara Konkuuru)
“Goodbye Competition”

The performance to get Kitauji High School to Nationals has finally arrived, and what a note it was to end on.

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June 30, 2015 at 3:46 pm Comments (79)

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