With its sequel anime’s title revealed as Hibike! Euphonium 2 (Sound! Euphonium 2), the official Twitter for Kyoto Animation’s Sound! Euphonium series revealed a new key visual and two new cast members on Saturday (June 4th). The second season will premiere in October, as announced in the ending credits to the first season’s compilation movie Gekijo-ban Hibike! Euphonium: Kitauji Koko Suisoraku-Bu e Yokoso (Sound! Euphonium the Movie: Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band), which premiered on April 23rd.
The two new cast are introduced with their characters’ designs as below:
Atsumi Tanezaki (The Perfect Insider‘s Moe Nishinosono) as Mizore Yoroizuka
Nao Toyama (Nisekoi‘s Chitoge) as Nozomi Kasaki
The first anime series adapted Ayano Takeda and Nikki Asada’s novel Hibike! Euphonium Kitauji Koko Suisoraku-Bu e Yokoso, following the Kitauji High School Concert Band in their efforts to regain their school’s past glory in the national competitions. The second series will pick up where the first left off, and show us how they’ve moved on from their tense performance in the national qualifiers.