Studio: Kyoto Animation
Director: Yasuhiro Takemoto (FMP! : The Second Raid, FMP? Fumoffu, Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu)
Original creator: Honobu Yonezawa
Series Composition, script: Shoji Gatoh (creator of FMP! series)
Number of episodes: 21 (According to MAL)
Opening theme: "Yasashisa no Riyuu (優しさの理由)" by Choucho
Plot: Oreki Hotaro is a high school boy, who always acts passively. One day, he enters "Koten Bu (Classic Literature Club)" as recommended by his elder sister.
There he meets Chitanda Eru, Fukube Satoshi, and Ibara Mayaka. Chitanda is a calm beautiful girl but she turns into an embodiment of curiosity once she says, "I'm interested in it (Watashi, Kininarimasu)". Fukube is a smiling boy with a fantastic memory, he never deduces anything on his own. Ibara is a short girl and is strict with others and herself. She loves Fukube, but he always dodges her approaches.
They begin to investigate a case that occurred 33 years ago. Hints of the mystery are buried in an old collection of works of the former members of Koten Club. The collection is titled "Hyouka". (~MAL)
Satomi Satou as Eru Chitanda
Yūichi Nakamura as Hōtarō Oreki
Ai Kayano as Mayaka Ibara
Aki Toyosaki as Rie Zenna
Ami Koshimizu as Midori Yamanishi
Aoi Yūki as Kurako Eba
Atsushi Abe as Tomohiro Haba
Daisuke Sakaguchi as Satoshi Fukube
Mami Koyama as Yōko Itoigawa
Mariya Ise as Misaki Sawakiguchi
Masumi Asano as Ayako Kouchi
Miyu Irino as Jirō Sugimura
Ryotaro Okiayu as Masashi Tōgaito
Ryou Hirohashi as Mamiko Senoue
Saori Hayami as Kaho Jūmonji
Satsuki Yukino as Tomoe Oreki
Takumi Yamazaki as Omichi-sensei
Yoshihisa Kawahara as Koreyuki Tani
Yui Ogura as Kayo Zenna
Yukana as Fuyumi Irisu
Yuuki Tai as Takeo Katsuta
Thoughts: It hasn't aired yet, but I am really anticipating this one.... it has a lot of talent backing it up, so it ought to be good.
Edited by julezia, 05 April 2012 - 09:14 PM.