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Apr 21, 2013 2:22 AM
Apr 2013
Chitanda is like the cutest character ever! ^^
Although this episode wasnt the gratest.
Apr 24, 2013 12:33 PM

Jan 2011
cute ED, thats all i feel to say about this ep
May 15, 2013 12:00 AM

Nov 2008
so was there any deep meaning behind Oreki's words when he was about to refer to his sister as "senpai" before she interrupted him? (was there any relation to what happened in ep. 11 maybe?)
Jun 19, 2013 8:32 AM

Nov 2011

A good bet because the narrative becomes that of classic slice of life. The plot focuses on Mayaka and begin to know her a little better and his inclinations, therefore she is a cosplayer. Does anyone know if there is a database of MAL manga referred to by the girl?
Narrative is nice also because I feel the atmosphere fun and interesting that you breathe during the festival!
Jul 25, 2013 10:04 AM

Jan 2012
New OP is cool, but the ED IS AWESOME >___<
Gotta say, really did enjoy this episode!! Seems like Mayaka confronts those baka cosplayers next ep, which is nice.
Satoshi with his saturn outfit made my day XD
Sep 25, 2013 11:57 PM

Oct 2009
Great new OP/ED!

Really fun episode, Chitanda cute as always and the photoshoot <3!
Oct 21, 2013 11:58 AM

Dec 2012
Did Oreki screw up his maths? 8+2=10, not 12 right?
Nov 11, 2013 9:50 AM

May 2011
Chitanda was pure cuteness this episode, she's probably the only reason I am still watching this. I'm still baffled at how little happened in this anime so far, I guess I was expecting something different.
Nov 16, 2013 4:25 PM

Oct 2013
omg pen hit his head. so comical XD.

omg satoshi's saturn outfit. so good. "stop talkig in that outfit"

such enthusiasm :33

whyyy chitanda in the photographs.
"Urushibara Ruka. The mannerisms and voice of a woman... No... More feminine than any woman. But he's a guy. Taller than Mayuri, but so very thin... But he's a guy. Looks great in a miko outfit... But he's a guy. It's already twilight And yet, it's so hot. The cicadas are crying. But... He's a guy."
Jan 1, 2014 5:49 AM

Jun 2013
I like the new OP and ED.
I wish we had a cultural school festival in our country!

Satoshi did nothing, except for laughing. But we can't blame him because the show was fun, right?
Chitanda was distracted by the fun booths.
Ibara could not make an idea on how to sell their products.
Oreki was bored and alone in the classroom until their first, real customer came - it's a random dude with weird hairstyle and costume. But the guy was so cool - even Oreki was amazed.

The guy was attracted to Oreki's ballpen, so Oreki gave it to him. In exchange, the dude gave Oreki a CD, which is the pass ticket for the fashion show thing. I guess the ballpen, which Oreki's sister gave it to him in the beginning, had a purpose... Not sure though! Oreki did not bother to use the CD thing. But who knows? Maybe he will use it in future.

My question so far is: What happened to the film?

I'll find out then.
Jan 15, 2014 12:44 AM

Jul 2013
Episode was okay but kind of a slow one since no mystery cases were present. Though it was good Kenya Festival episode. Now they just need to gain attention by moving their booth into a different location so they can sell out their books.

Oh the Manga club is interesting to see, and Chitanda is getting distracted most of the time. Well at least they sold out one book...

Mar 1, 2014 8:36 AM

Jul 2013
This episode makes me want to go to a cultural festival soo badly!! I wish we have those in America~
Mar 18, 2014 10:50 PM

Jun 2012
Chitanda walks through the school like I walk through Target, so tempting =P jk, I'm not actually glued to a store, but if you're bored and walking around, you can find something to mess with in Target.

I like when the girl calls out Chitanda on the bridge, and she checks left and right, as if someone would seriously be standing on the ledge.

Nice new OP & ED, though I still love the first OP much more, Choucho ^^

Mar 24, 2014 8:17 PM

Aug 2013
Mmm, I kinda miss the last OP, but this new one is also pretty good. Same for the ED, there was so much fanservice in the last one :P
But the new one is fun :)

Well, about the episode, it was great. It's kinda a new dynamic, though the school festival is like a classic in anime.

I didn't understood why Mayaka took that pill. Houtarou said that she should stop acting weird or Chitanda would get interrested in it. Does that mean he knwo something about it? She also seemed unconfortable the whole episode.

That costume Satoshi was wearing was so weird xD

Houtarou have the perfect position, doing barely nothing while other are working their ass off. Well, maybe except for Chitanda :P
They should have giving her a more suited mission for her.

Dang, that costume photo-shoot was great.

I wonder what will happen. Houtarou sister said that their festival never happen without an incident. I'm sure that the pencil, the number 7 thingy and what he overheard the window will become important later.
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Jun 11, 2014 9:10 AM

Feb 2013
Funny episode.

Chitanda....stop being so damn adorable.....
Jul 22, 2014 3:40 PM

Jul 2009
The cultural festival's finally here! Back to their fall uniforms too eh ... LOL Saturn costume! WTF are you wearing?! XD
Houtarou somehow managed to get the "stay at the booth" job ... something perfect for him :P They DID get one customer though ... backstage pass to the fashion show? Sounds pretty cool ... though I'd probably be more like Chitanda and get distracted by everything. There are so many different things to see! I kinda wish my school did something like that :( Manga club cosplay too ... I spy some Vocaloids! Though it seems as though they're a bit angry at Mayaka because she said she didn't want to at first ... well, I'll be glad to see a little more of her! :3
Still, selling 200 copies (up from 30) is gonna be pretty difficult ... I wonder if that's going to be the "mystery" for this arc? I guess we'll have to see!
New ED this episode ... the theme fits pretty well :P As for the song, it's not bad either, but the animation of the girls trying to catch the boys is pretty funny lol XD
Aug 27, 2014 4:07 PM

Aug 2009
well, oreki's sister is probably a hottie

dem cosplays

chitanda moe

have a feeling oreki is gonna pull it off again, but not by solving mystery :P
Sep 24, 2014 9:00 PM
Sep 2014
Guys... what the fuck is going on with this anime? =/

I was really into this anime at first, then it started having it's up and downs, now its just getting to the point where it's boring to watch. This is the first episode that was actually completely pointless. It has no plot, no arc starting, no character development, nothing.

Yes we got to see some moe Chitanda again, but pretty much nothing else.

I really hope this show picks up from this point considerably, both in the story telling and the character development.
Sep 25, 2014 1:18 PM

Sep 2014
MrOtakuSan said:
Guys... what the fuck is going on with this anime? =/

I was really into this anime at first, then it started having it's up and downs, now its just getting to the point where it's boring to watch. This is the first episode that was actually completely pointless. It has no plot, no arc starting, no character development, nothing.

Yes we got to see some moe Chitanda again, but pretty much nothing else.

I really hope this show picks up from this point considerably, both in the story telling and the character development.

Are you sure you didn't watch the episode 11.5, not 12? That episode is just an random OVA. The actual episode 12 is full of setup for the longest arc in the series, the cultural festival arc.

E: Let me correct myself. The Movie arc was longer, it seems. Huh... Second longest, then.
SynthiateSep 25, 2014 1:25 PM
Sep 26, 2014 1:13 PM
Sep 2014
Synthiate said:
MrOtakuSan said:
Guys... what the fuck is going on with this anime? =/

I was really into this anime at first, then it started having it's up and downs, now its just getting to the point where it's boring to watch. This is the first episode that was actually completely pointless. It has no plot, no arc starting, no character development, nothing.

Yes we got to see some moe Chitanda again, but pretty much nothing else.

I really hope this show picks up from this point considerably, both in the story telling and the character development.

Are you sure you didn't watch the episode 11.5, not 12? That episode is just an random OVA. The actual episode 12 is full of setup for the longest arc in the series, the cultural festival arc.

E: Let me correct myself. The Movie arc was longer, it seems. Huh... Second longest, then.

I actually found 11.5 a little more enjoyable than ep 12.

But yes, I'm on ~ep 15 now and yes I see that 12 was the start of a long arc. I still 12 was still a pointless episode, or at least the way they start to set it up (too slow?)

I'm not even really against episodes with no story movement, but at least give us some significant character development! See my previous post on previous episodes to see what I mean.
Sep 27, 2014 1:50 AM

Sep 2014
MrOtakuSan said:

Well, whatever suits you. I liked episode 12 just fine, even though seeing Chitanda just derp around was kind of pointless... It's still so packed with setup that I can forgive it being slow. Think about it, it has the beginning of rather many story arcs: Selling the extra Hyoukas, Juumonji, Straw Millionaire, Manga Society... It's amazing they got all that in one episode.

About character development, Hyouka does it slowly, so one episode hardly ever has lots of it. Episode 11 was just a major exception, which is why the following episodes might seem kind of pointless in that section. Though I'd still say that there are nicely put bits and pieces out there that one notices more easily on the second run.

Well, whatever.
Dec 31, 2014 4:30 AM

Aug 2014
Hmm, this episode mainly sets up the festival, & possibly, a new case. It's nice not to think about problem solving for a bit, I suppose.

The group fist pump was awkwardly adorable! Freakin' Chitanda made every one of her awkward encounters throughout the festival adorable. Being forgetful of her club duties just adds on to that moe power!!!

Another character with noticeably bright colored eyes. This time: neon yellow-eyed Executive Committee Prez, Tanabe-san.

The episode really highlights Mayaka's perspective in this episode. I't's good to know her better. I knew that she was short, but damn she's even shorter than that Rin cosplayer. She faces her own problems as she tries to help sell the anthologies.

Dem Vocaloid be rude n shet...

Houtarou has a customer! Broken pen trade for a backstage pass for a fashion show? More than worth it. That's a lucky pen!

To top it off, a very fitting ED. Wonder if there's a new OP.
May 21, 2015 12:09 AM

Jul 2008
Poor Houtarou, worst spot ever.
Jun 8, 2015 1:39 AM
Jun 2015
Don't have any mysteries in this ep but the funny part when satoshi wear outfit galaxy.And oreki get the best job ever!!!!And the new ED is awesome
Jun 11, 2015 11:19 PM

Jun 2013
So I've noticed a trend in KyoAni shows (of the ones I've seen). One character will throw an object at a second character. The second character will make an attempt to grab the object, but fail miserably, only to have it just miss their hands or go right through them and nail them on the head.

It happened this episode of Hyouka when Houtarou's sister threw the pen at him.
Happened in episode 10 of Kyoukai no Kanata when Mitsuki flicked the popsicle stick at Akihito.
Happened in Chuunibyou when Yuuta shot a paper hornet at Rikka (probably other times as well, considering how much Rikka gets bonked on the head).
Knowing Nichijou, it probably happened there, too (can't remember, but it wouldn't surprise me).

Maybe I'm reading too much into this and it's actually a common thing in anime, but I feel like I only really notice this in KyoAni shows.
Aug 24, 2015 11:34 PM

Dec 2012
This episode was cracking me up, "don't talk in that outfit." I like the atmosphere around the festival, it drew me in and felt like there was far more detail put into the various activities going on around the school than what I see in most other culture festival episodes. Love the new ED, cute and clever.

Oh and also liked the interaction between Satoshi and Mayaka when they're walking to school at the start.
Dec 20, 2015 7:25 AM

Sep 2014
THe best job is no Job. Ep 12.

Plot: THe Kanya festival has begun but not everyone is in the high spirits. And no its not Oreki. The CC has gotten an overabundance of the Hyouka anthology and plans to sell them all. But they each run into their own problems in doing so. Can they pull their act together and get to business? Probably not.

Character: Overall pretty funny but the mention does go to Mayaka. Her reaction to her clubmates in the Manga Society paints a less rose colored idea. Maybe she's not as confident as she is with the others in the CC? We also got a new named character in Kouchi, who seems to look out for Ibara. COuld be important.

Chitanda was adorable. Just so distracted by the spectacle. Satoshi is unreliable but hilarious. "GAAALLAAXXYYY!!"

Oreki has the best job ever. If he had a game on hand, it would be complete.

Animation/sound: Mikansei Stride is a neat little OP. Love the idea of Houtarou on the other side of the mirror looking at the rose colored school life from his grey mirror right up until CHitanda pulls him in. Says alot. Kimi ni Matsuwaru Mystery is cute and fun to watch. Holmes Chitanda and...I wanna say Blackwood Oreki. Nice.

3/5. It was fun and okay.

I go where I wanna go, even if its into Oppai.
May 12, 2016 12:09 AM

Mar 2014
Kanya Festival arc !! "Hey-hey-one !!" Just like the any other Cultural Festival ~.
Great Episode !!! KAWAII ~ .
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May 13, 2016 2:11 AM

Jan 2016
Halfway an Kanya Festival :P
New OP, that i most say way better then the first, Just the animation..Really amazing and elegant how they did that, the song itself is not that bad but something i wouldn't listen to all the time... but tbh it was a fantastic OP
ey ey ey... oooh.. ooh xD

O.O That animation dance tho!! Really jaw dropping.. but then we have chitanda who just get caught up by everything..

Now this is a rare case!! Ending is better then the OP. LOVE IT!! quite cute as well, lyrics was like a love story ish. hmm
cause MAL is doing there job for once.
May 28, 2016 9:14 AM

May 2010
Easily distracted Chitanda was the high point of this episode <3 Moe~!
This, and Mayaka cosplaying character from such an old manga I actually own, lolz. What are the odds?

Also, KyoAni seriously makes some of the most appealing and creative OP/ED sequences in the entire industry! I especially love that super cute detective ending :3 Kimi no miiisuteriii~
Aug 19, 2016 5:40 PM
Jan 2012
Chitanda distracted with almost everything. Mayaka not much relevant this episode. I wait more things.
Satoshi gave a blunder nor helped the 1st time. The time of punk made me sketch small smile.
The new ending,that's so very good.
Sep 30, 2016 6:28 PM

Apr 2016
New ED was by far the best part. Not feeling too optimistic about how well this arc is going to hold my interest level.
Nov 8, 2016 12:27 PM

Sep 2015
Karuta Club reminded me of Chihayafuru :3
Anyways Chitanda was so kawaii in those costumes while getting her photos taken
Rip Fukube got himself distracted from what he needed to do.
Mar 3, 2017 7:30 AM

Aug 2014
The art style looks better now, but i hope this arc will have a more engaging story and not just silly stuff.
May 31, 2017 5:07 PM

Nov 2016
Chitanda looked cute in these costumes, especially in the maid and penguin one.
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Jun 12, 2017 6:01 PM

Aug 2013
Cultural festival time.

Chitanda was so cute in this episode.

Like the new ED. But I prefer the old OP though.

Oct 21, 2017 8:48 PM

Oct 2010
Honestly this school festival has been the most enjoyable part of the series so far for myself. It's just a shame when they're sitting in 1 room the entire episode, KyoAni does such a fantastic job drawing and animating everything. Chitanda was actually really cute this episode.
Nov 6, 2017 8:51 AM

Jun 2015
I absolutely loved this episode! This is slice of life at its finest!
Cultural festival episodes are nothing new, but I personally loved how lively this episode was. As a watcher, I felt like I was catapulted right into the festival, especially through Chitanda's curiosty- so adorable btw. As an international fan who is interested in Japanese culture, I really appreciated this episode even though plot wise nothing happened.
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May 1, 2018 8:53 AM

Apr 2013
Very chill episode, will they be able to sell all 200 copies? I doubt it, but they will do better than 30 at least.
Sep 15, 2018 12:51 AM

Dec 2012
I hope I wasn't the only one who yawned when Oreki yawned in the beginning of the episode. He looked genuinely tired. I remembered my High School also did a Cultural Festival, but it didn't take off the following year, maybe it would of been similar to this episode had it been a success. Chitanda was just too cute in this episode! Her getting involved in the many clubs is very much like her due to her curiosity. I'd probably do the same if I was in her situation. The new Op/Ed is quite good too. All in all, this episode displayed the best cultural festival I've ever seen in any anime.
Apr 10, 2019 7:21 AM

May 2015
Where is best girl IRISU????
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Jun 1, 2019 2:56 PM

Jul 2016


Not gonna lie, despite there wasn't any mystery to solve (yet), I enjoyed this episode way more than others only because of Eru and the way she was being distracted by the other clubs.
Aug 14, 2019 5:27 PM

Nov 2017
First episode of the school festival! No mysteries here, but there were an abundance of amusing and funny moments!
Sep 18, 2019 11:58 PM

Aug 2015
I remember seeing a gif from this a while back, that helped spur me to lurch towards watching Hyouka

I love Oneesans, especially sexy, mysterious Oneesans
Not being able to see Houtarou's sister's face makes her sexier

Chitanda is such a precious cinnamon bun
Mayaka is a precious spicy cinnamon bun

This is probably the most interesting Hyouka edition in years since it has actual research about school history in it, but they'll probably never make the money back
Nov 10, 2019 11:08 AM

Mar 2018
Absolutely nothing happened except that I have come yet again to the conclusion that I don't like Chitanda. She is supposed to be a top student but comes over as a complete airhead and seriously dumb. Worst of all - she is utterly annoying -_-.
Jan 24, 2020 10:40 PM
Apr 2016
No mystery this time, that's strange! Chitanda was very cute this episode though.
Jun 8, 2020 8:16 PM

Aug 2019
Lmao this was a good episode, although the last arc was very sad with the twists and turns this culture festival arc i can tell is gonna be brilliant.
Chitanda actually has an attention span of goldfish but that only makes her cuter i swear. This culture festival must be a landmine field for her, everything is pulling her attention away from her main objective xD but i will say maid costume Chitanda, CHRISTMAS CAME EARLY BOIS
I'll say this, the new ending theme is fucking rad. I quite like the animation.
Aug 29, 2020 6:45 PM

Jul 2020
That was a cute episode. Chitanda getting all distracted because of her curiosity lol. I hope they can sell many copies of Hyouka.

And that new OP is good. And the new ED is such a cutie.
Sep 15, 2020 2:31 AM
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Jun 2020
oh my god i think this is my favourite episode yet, fukube is seriously BEST BOY, so cute. they are ALL so moeeeeee

i was utterly confused wasn't fukube in the sewing club why did he come back in that hilarious outfit. lmfao at houtarou's deadpan reaction to him. chitanda was so cute getting distracted by all those activities too!


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Feb 5, 2021 11:34 PM

Feb 2019
Eru is just too cute, getting all distracted!
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