Kyoto Animation Light Novel Label Schedules Release Of New Book
KA Esuma Bunko, the light novel label associated with Kyoto Animation (this season’s Sound! Euphonium, next season’s Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid) has scheduled a November 25th release date for Manzai Sen ka! – written by Aji Miyaku and illustrated by namo. The work received honorable mention in 2013’s 4th Kyoto Animation Awards along with Soichirō Hatano’s basis for the Myriad Colors Phantom World anime and Koji Dogu’s Yatara Uro Uro Mettara Doki Doki.
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New novel from KyoAni’s KA Esuma Bunko releasing November 25. Details in pics. pic.twitter.com/8yIGpq8UOi
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The second volume of Violet Evergarden follows the release on December 26th.
おおお！ ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン下巻の表紙！ 美しい！ pic.twitter.com/9zNQU2MXrW
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In spring 2016, Kyoto Animation produced an anime promo for Violet Evergarden. The book, written by Kana Akatsuki, won the grand prize winner of the 5th Kyoto Animation Award.
CM production staff
Story Board / Director: Taichi Ishidate (Beyond the Boundary)
Character Design / Animation Director: Akiko Takase
Keyframe Drawing: Nami Iwasaki, Fumio Tada, Kohei Okamura, Shinpei Sawa, Nobuaki Maruki, Tatsuya Sato, Miku Kadowaki
In-Between Animation Check: Hiroko Kuroda
Color Design: Yuka Yoneda
Special Effects: Rina Miura
Background Art: Mikiko Watanabe
3D Art: Joji Unoguchi
Director of Digital Composite: Kohei Funamoto
3D Computer Graphics: Tetsuro Umetsu