Hibike! Euphonium Movie 1: Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku-bu e Youkoso

Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band

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Synonyms: Gekijouban Hibike! Euphonium: Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku-bu e Youkoso
Japanese: 劇場版 響け!ユーフォニアム~北宇治高校吹奏楽部へようこそ~
English: Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 23, 2016
Producers: Lantis, Shochiku
Licensors: Eleven Arts
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Novel
Themes: MusicMusic, Performing ArtsPerforming Arts, SchoolSchool
Duration: 1 hr. 43 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.581 (scored by 1068710,687 users)
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Ranked: #15662
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After swearing off music due to an incident at the middle school regional concert band competition, euphonist Kumiko Oumae enters high school hoping for a fresh start. As fate would have it, she ends up being surrounded by people with an interest in the high school brass band. Kumiko finds the motivation she needs to make music once more with the help of her bandmates, some of whom are new like novice tubist Hazuki Katou; veteran contrabassist Sapphire Kawashima; and band vice president and fellow euphonist Asuka Tanaka. Others are old friends, like Kumiko's childhood friend and hornist-turned-trombonist Shuuichi Tsukamoto, and trumpeter and bandmate from middle school, Reina Kousaka.

However, in the band itself, chaos reigns supreme. Despite their intention to qualify for the national band competition, as they currently are, just competing in the local festival will be a challenge—unless the new band advisor Noboru Taki does something about it.

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Ishihara, Tatsuya
Tsuruoka, Youta
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Yamada, Naoko
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Takemoto, Yasuhiro
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Oct 7, 2016
Since I'm a big fan of Hibike! Euphonium, I decided to watch the movie yesterday and this movie was just 1 hour and 43 minutes of RECAP OF THE 1ST SEASON.

Don't expect any new scenes in the movie because I can assure you that there aren't any. If you're going to watch the 2nd Season of Hibike and you've watched the 1st Season but it's been a long time since you watched the 1st Season then you can watch the movie as a refresher because all the important plot points are in the movie. Otherwise, watch the 1st Season if you want a true ...
Nov 8, 2016
I can begin this review with telling you all that this is only a recap of the first season of Hibike! Euphonium. We all knew that we wouldn't get so much new material in this movie long before it came out (even though there are some scenes that weren't included here and there throughout the movie). So for those who want new materials by watching this movie, don't be surprised or disappointed if didn't match your expectation. Because as I already said this is only a recap. I also recommend people who are new to this show to watch the first season first and then ...
Jan 1, 2024
Mixed Feelings
To sum it up: it's a compressed version of the first season. It does however, have minor new scenes. Emphasis on minor. And it's only two. I'll go through what they are at the end of this review because it's a slight spoiler from the first season.

I definitely recommend you watch this if you want to freshen up on what happened in the first season before watching the second season. But I do NOT recommend to watch this if you haven't watched the first season. It skips out on a lot of details that was in the first season and it'll ruin the experience ...

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