KyoAni “Really Planning That Anime!”


Kyoto Animation’s latest anime may really be the fujoshi favourite so many were fearing – their newly announced mystery reveal shows off a silhouette many cannot help but see as that of a pair of sleek young men in swimming trunks and towels…


The formal announcement is due on the 26th – KyoAni apparently being no fools, no giveaway clues have so far been found in their site, meaning hungry fujoshi have a short wait ahead of them:

It is of course not too late for desperate attempts to fit the likes of Rikka or Azunyan into their outlines all the same…

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    Comment by Anonymous
    13:19 21/04/2013 # ! Good (+0.8)

    With a lot of imagination:

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:48 21/04/2013 # ! Good (+0.7)

    stop giving me false hope ;_:

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:39 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    That's what I see when I look at the silhouette.
    Also, the author said not so long ago they were working on an anime or something like that.
    Kyoani said too they were still interesting in working on the FMP! franchise but didn't have time untill now.
    Maybe the Chuunibyou specials were just they testing their CG animation. And Mecha Animation skills.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:35 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    This would be the best news of the year...

    I doubt it though.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:20 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    The more I look, the more I think it might be true... Fuck you if it isn't. Honestly ;)

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:08 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    If they really did that... hell yeah.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:04 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    You're a monster... How dare you tempt me with such thoughts.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    20:43 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    This would be so fucking awesome.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:14 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Just where, where in the bloody hell is the final season of FMP?

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:39 21/04/2013 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    That, and the 50-episode Rewrite anime.

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    Comment by Chen-04
    21:59 21/04/2013 # ! Good (+0.6)

    "Final"? Don't kid yourself into thinking they'd suddenly start doing an 51ep series, because that's the least it would take to get the remaining 7 (out of 12) novels adapted to anime. Remember: 5novels = 37ep

    Then there's the side stories. About 10 novels ongoing.

    Also... the rest of the series is a little bit too serious for anime, I'd imagine. With all those characters dying and Chidori being kidnapped by Tessas idiot of a brother. After a normal season Chidori would still be kidnapped and nothing resolved.. way to piss everybody off.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:12 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    I may a minority here, but I'd rather have another have another Fumoffu series.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:40 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    kyoani adapting an action series was an accident in the first place, now they forgot all about it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:21 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    That guys in swimming trunks anime looks hilarious because their movements look so feminine.

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    Comment by MARl0
    13:02 21/04/2013 # ! Good (+0.3)

    I hope this is true. It'll be nice to have something a bit different from them.

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    Comment by yuriphoria
    22:10 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    After watching the inane Vividred only to ogle at pretty girls in hot pants i can't possibly complain. I only lament the incoming homophobic slurfest.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    11:56 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Or it could be Kyoukai no Kanata []

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    Comment by warjoke
    13:37 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    I bet it will be profitable, so let just let them be.

    Besides, I have no confidence in their new project that involved magic and shit.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:32 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    I keep seeing Sousuke Sagara in that Image.
    FMP! announcement.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:14 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    kyoani should animate Berserk

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    Comment by Tex_Arcana
    18:52 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    All of my YES.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:10 23/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    I don't think they'd be comfortable animating actual men and women characters...

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:17 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Well we get chuuni right? Let the Fujoshi get some love from Based Kyoani too.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:13 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    or they could make more anime that appeal to a wide variety

    how long ago was full metal panic now?

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    Comment by Powerpuff Loli
    13:44 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    How about we don't let the fujoshi have anything from Kyoani and we get them to do Haruhi S3 or Rewrite instead, huh?

    All in favor?

    I rest my case.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:36 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Otaku are very fair people after all.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:43 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Yup. We're fair in that we don't try to give the appearance of being 'fair' in the first place.

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    Comment by Didier
    17:42 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous

    lol that's bullseye to a certain someone here isn't it?

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:59 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    How about fujoshi finally get something DECENT.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:08 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Yes, something 'normal'ish and more mainstream instead of extremes. Not all of us are into over effeminate-overly muscular BLBS. =/

    Comment by Anonymous

    MOre SLUT HIRANO HAYA, forgt it moetard

    Comment by Anonymous

    Fujoshi aren't going to be as profitable as moebros. I can only hope this fails if they go through with it. If it doesn't, oh well. I'll just move to watching Fist of The North Star a couple of times over. Kenshiro is moe enough for me.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:45 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.3)

    Unlike NEET otaku males, fujoshi actually have jobs. They spend more money.

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    Comment by Crazy_O
    21:48 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    You underestimate the power of moebros.
    Why is everyone complaining about moe anime for already 5 years or more? Because moebros in Japan spend all their money on that stuff and more and more series get produced.

    There aren't many people who are that insane to purchase japanese DVDs which usually come with an extremly high price.

    Fujoshi are centered around the manga market. Sure there is potential. But I don't think Kyoani is going to tap into that. Actually they should have opened another studio which does those and make a name out of that.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:22 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.1)

    Rather than have people complain and want to censor fanservice and pandering, I'd rather just even the playing field. So instead of complaining about about the objectification or women, just objectify both sexes and make everybody perverts lol.

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    Comment by Renzo
    14:43 21/04/2013 # ! Good (+0.4)

    You haven't gone to Japan aren't you ? In Japan there are already lots of objectification of men. They have both the market ( for men and women ) - Insert equality again -_-*

    Comment by Anonymous

    The only instances where I would agree it's equally done is when it comes to maid/butler cafes and cross dressing (I guess women seem to like those shows where they try to make the girliest looking guys possible), otherwise while there is a lot of male objectifying happening by women compared to most countries, it's not always the case.. especially in anime.

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    Comment by Conduit
    11:27 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    Actually men are objectified just as often as women as is, there just aren't any mens special interest groups bitching about it the way women do.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:42 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    If women have been getting their ecchi anime as much as men have, then why is there such an outcry from them for this anime to happen? I personally don't think the playing field is even in some cases yet, such as sexuality in anime.

    I'm hoping this isn't BL, I think there needs to be more for the girls who like their fantasy guys to be straight or at least bi.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:31 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Because the usual KyoAni audience isn't into BL. I bet you wouldn't be pleased either if your favorite mangaka decided abandon his regular style in favor of something you are completely disinterested in.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:10 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    @00:18 - shonen manga characters are fine and all for them, but it never blatantly panders any fanservice towards girls using those character.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:18 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    "who like their fantasy guys to be straight or at least bi"

    It's called shonen manga, fujoshi go gaga for it

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:02 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    No, silly, it's just men's wallets being objectified.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:15 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    no anon
    we are the wallets

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:32 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (0)

    Especially when in most cases these days, menand women alike do it on their own free well.

    Comment by Anonymous

    In Japan they have this freedom of expression thing, they just produce whatever they fuck people want and when somon points out how gross it is they just politely accept it and ignore it.

    It probably helps that over there it seem like the ridiculous and factualy wrong concept of something being bad, or offensive, or objectifying, or dangerous or a threat to soceity that should be banned isn't such a big thing.

    They don't confuse drawings of violence with real people beign shot or drawings of rape with real assholes being wrecked or pictures of hot people with real people being objectified.

    Even loli bans failed.

    The playing field is even because everyone has the same opportunities to produce whatever lewd or gross shit they want, no one is being stopped, everyone's needs are being met as long as the holy supply and demand deems so worthy.

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    Comment by Sasazuka
    11:17 21/04/2013 # ! Neutral (+0.1)

    I'm a male K-ON! fan but I fully admit that I'm bi-curi... erm, just curious to see what the K-ON! team could accomplish with cute boys in a club doing cute things instead of cute girls in a club doing cute things for a slight, but not too drastic, change of pace.

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    Comment by Benoist
    04:18 22/04/2013 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    cute boys acting cute... oh, something like Hetalia ?

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:33 21/04/2013 # ! Drivel (-1.0)


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    Comment by Dan Hibiki
    12:20 21/04/2013 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    But it's cozy in here.

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