Sound Euphonium season 3 is scheduled to premiere on April 7. The highly anticipated sequel is listed with 13 episodes. Kyoto Animation is producing the latest installment of the series.
The anime series is based on the light novel series by Ayano Takeda. The manga adaptation was serialized in Kono Manga ga Sugoi! Web magazine. The anime television series has two seasons, both produced by Kyoto Animation. They aired from April to July 2015 and from October to December 2016, respectively.
The franchise also has three animated films – side stories Liz and the Blue Bird and Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day, released in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Both were animated by Kyoto Animation. Liz and the Blue Bird serves as a spin-off of the second season of the television anime. The third part is Sound Euphonium: Ensemble Contest, released in August 2023.
Yen Press has licensed Sound! Euphonium’s novel is in English and describes it as follows:Finding yourself, one note at a time…After a terrible disappointment at the All-Kyoto Concert Band Competition, music has lost its spark for Kumiko . But her first year at Kitauji High School is a chance for a fresh start. So when it comes to choosing a club, she can’t resist joining the band again – even though they simply suck. The stern new club director has promised to help them settle into Nationals, but the trouble runs deeper than a lack of practice. In addition, the discord in the club makes Kumiko always uneasy. Can Kitauji High School find its rhythm before the competition? Kumiko will?
Source: Official website © Ayano Takeda / Takarajimasha / “Sound! 』Production Committee