The anime “Horimiya” is based on a Japanese web manga by HERO. The first publication took place in February 2007 on the HERO-Sensei website. After 10 volumes, the main story was completed, but then side stories appeared, which are published to this day. So, in October 2011, a manga called “Horimiya” was published, which at the end of 2020 consisted of 15 volumes, and this is not the limit. And since July 2012, the manga “Hori-san and Miyamura-kun: Omake” has been released, the 14th volume was released in September 2020.
The original animations were created based on the manga, now it’s time for an anime series. Will the success of Season 1 be repeated?
Release date for Season 2 of the anime “Horimiya”
As practice shows, the simpler and clearer the story, the more popular it becomes. The main characters of the anime are ordinary teenagers with their own secrets. And the love story that arises between them is full of tenderness. Who doesn’t like watching the development of new, clean, sincere relationships?
Despite the crazy popularity of the original source, as well as of the season 1, the director of the anime Masashi Ishihama is in no hurry to please the viewer with the season 2.
There is enough material for the anime, so what is he waiting for? Perhaps we will still see new episodes, but later. As we know, the gap between anime seasons can be 2, 3 years or more. We are looking forward to receiving information.
Anime “Horimiya”: which characters in the title role?
- Kyoko Hori is the first main character of the anime. With her bright and cheerful nature, the girl energizes and positively everyone around, for this she is very loved. But few people know that at home Hori is a completely different person. Or rather, no one knows that she is a sweet, caring and absolutely domestic girl that Hori hides from her friends. After meeting Miyamura, she finds herself in a new world.
- As a little boy, Izumi Miyamura tried to make friends or just hang out with peers, but it was hard for him. As a result, the boy turned into a closed outcast, who was completely different outside the school walls. Outside of school, Miyamura is a punk guy who doesn’t hide tattoos and piercings. He has learned to skillfully hide them behind long hair and under clothes with long sleeves. Meeting Hori completely changed his life.
The plot of the anime “Horimiya”: what was and what will be?
Hori and Miyamura are classmates. And if the girl shone like a star and was the most popular at school, then few people noticed Miyamura, including Hori. The guy was always invisible, he had no friends and existed on his own. However, everything changes on the day when by chance the main characters meet and learn the secrets of each other.
It turns out that Hori actually loves to stay at home, pulling her hair in a ponytail, taking care of her brother, doing housework. But the girl carefully hides this from her school friends. Miyamura, on the other hand, is quiet and inconspicuous at school, and on the street he turns into a bright punk teenager with tattoos and many piercings. Their meeting is not accidental. Starting to communicate, the guys turn from best friends into lovers…
Curious facts about the anime “Horimiya”
- The song “Color Perfume” at the beginning of the anime is sung by popular Japanese singer Yoh Kamiyama. He is the author of this composition.
- The final song “Promise” is performed by the Japanese music group Friends, formed in June 2015. The musical group includes 5 people, one of whom is a girl. For 5 years of its existence, the group has acquired a crowd of fans of different ages.
- Based on the manga “Hori-san to Miyamura-kun”, 4 original video animations were created, which were shown in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2018. But that’s not all. In 2021, 2 more projects are prepared for release: a film and a TV series.
- The word “Horimiya” chosen for the name of the anime is a combination of the two main characters’ names: Hori and Miyamura.
Release dates for the new anime series “Horimiya”
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