K-ON! Goes To London – “Hopefully They Won’t Be Mugged!”


The upcoming K-ON! movie has been revealed as taking place in London, an unfortunate choice of setting in light of recent events.

The salient details about the movie are that the girls resolve to go on a post-graduation trip to London, taking Azunyan along with them.

The movie itself opens in December, in the form of a December roadshow with complicated and (so far) completely sold out ticket arrangements.

Kyoto Animation are probably cursing themselves for not picking Paris or New York at this stage:

“If Azusa is going at least take Ui!”

“London!? Are they going to a private university? What scum…”

“Mugi’s doubtless paying for them all, isn’t she?”

“Will they be going here then?”



“In the world of K-ON! there are no men, so in their UK nothing like that happens.”

“K-ON! is amazing!”


Fans will doubtless be hoping the girls escape being mugged and maimed by the capital’s friendly inhabitants…

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    Comment by Anonymous
    05:41 14/08/2011 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    As someone who lives in the UK, why the hell would they want to come to this hellhole?

    There are hundreds of better places in the world to visit, and the UK isn't one of them.

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    Comment by Megidola
    06:29 14/08/2011 # ! Quality (+0.8)

    But setting the film in a hellhole builds dramatic tension.

    While they're at it they should also visit Iraq, North Korea, or Somalia, that'll really make the film interesting...

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    Comment by MK 7 DUDE
    20:49 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hell, For fun, why the hell not in slum? Ideas are cool but man, the video shit just ruined my dinner...

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    Comment by jo1chi
    02:20 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wouldn't things start to turn so-ra-no-wo-to?

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:31 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wrong Girls group that my friend is Gunslinger Girls.

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    Comment by Ota-Kool
    02:56 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Why not? They can use their musical instrument as self defense weapon like a guitar to whack those muggers and drum set that include a cymbals with sharp edge(like a shuriken) their ultimate weapon is a sonic blast of 150 decibels of pure noise like the one use in Somalian pirate.

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    Comment by Mizushima 水島
    09:50 17/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    drum stick plus ass = anal rape lol

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    Comment by kazaza2
    07:54 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Jesus, looks like the South Bronx in the 70s and 80s.

    Old Winston must be spinning in his grave to see the UK sunk so low. Definitely not "Their Finest Hour".

    My condolences Brits. :(

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:07 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Rudyard Kipling was right! "The White Mans Burden".

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:20 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    There's a bunch of "nice" places to visit when traveling to another country, but to someone who's been living there all his life, such places probably don't look as nice, just "ordinary".

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:49 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    1. Insanely greedy prices (One 500ml bottle of Coca-Cola for £1.50; fuck off.)
    2. Awful food
    3. Horrible people (E.g. The guy who got mugged by those 'samaritans') or just the current generation of inbread morons in general.
    4. While the countryside is nice, everywhere in the UK seems so run down or depressing. (http://www.lsh.co.uk/images/cms/Bracknell%20College%281%29.jpg [http://www.lsh.co.uk/images/cms/Bracknell College(1).jpg])

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:13 18/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Rape manga time ishihara
    They are college girls now

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:46 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)


    I only cited it on short notice 'cause Hugh Dennis from Mock the Week was always insulting it.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    07:12 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    you forgot toxic rains that make 26+ year old people go bald

    (talking about total biscuit) punpun

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:29 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    TOTAL BISCUIT SUCKS, he's being rude to Simon ;A;

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:48 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anon, i fucking love you for citing bracknell
    i drove through there once low on petrol, had to stop, it was like traveling back 30 years except with more kappa tracksuits and white trash that think they're Jamaican.
    The best thing about the place was two huge abandoned office towers, standing like tombstones over a dead town.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:22 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well maybe if Simon wasn't so hilariously bad at Magicka... Just sayin'. There's being "not-so-good" and that's understandable. Then there's being "the saboteur" and that's inexcusable.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:35 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    any country that is full of blacks and pakis is not a nice place to visit .

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:49 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Dude... no. That is not cool.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:11 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    But it's true. Why is the truth not cool?

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:18 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    oh my fucking god

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:24 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's why god invented the back woods.

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    Comment by G
    08:49 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    "why the hell would they want to come to this hellhole?"

    Because some of the biggest rock icons started out there?

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    Comment by Akari Ichinose
    12:10 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    a random guess is because UK is place where most music born, and that probably includes Rock, etc

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    Comment by Shippoyasha
    16:24 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    So many of our modern cultural aspects in the West derives from America it's crazy. Good reason to be jelly?

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:35 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    ... not sure if troll or just very poorly educated

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    Comment by Dia
    15:34 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    Don't be silly, black people invented all the music in the 20th century and America has more of them.

    Comment by Anonymous

    rock is american

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:34 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Oh yeah! Now I remember that the Beatles were American.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:12 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    No, but then, the Beatles weren't the first rock band, so it's really a moot point here.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:45 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Rock was a decade before the Beatles, with people like Elvis Presley, and B.B. King(?). U.S.A. invented rock (and roll) music.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:06 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    the UK gave birth to Punk. i guess just like the K-on girls, they play faster rock.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:17 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bullshit. There were punk bands in Detroit in 72. Punk may have gotten its first mainstream press out of England but it was invented in America.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:04 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    K-On! isn't real. The London that they go to is like the Paris in _Amelie_, a nice, pretty place full of helpful, polite people.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:50 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Um... have you actually WATCHED Amelie? Nearly everyone is a jerk. It's only through Amelie's quirky kindness that SOME of the characters gain a small measure of happiness.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:03 14/08/2011 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    I survived the 2011 England Riots and all I got was Fuwa Fuwa Time.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:20 14/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.8)

    k-on in london?

    it's going to be a riot!.....


    Comment by Anonymous
    08:29 14/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.7)

    can't wait for the doujinshi where mio get gang-banged :)

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:38 14/08/2011 # ! Good (+0.6)

    They will be getting Mugi-ed though.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:37 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    i fucking love you anon

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:54 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)


    nice pun!

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:40 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Wow, as a Brit I feel honoured by this news! Usually the only foreign material Japan gets is America. So London really is the only other English speaking choice tbh. Besides Japan likes cliche and we've got plenty of landmarks for them to draw.

    Parliament, Big Ben, the Thames, the Underground, Buckingham palace, Abbey road (definitely!), the O2, Trafalgar square, the millennium wheel/bridge.

    Mostly of all though, I'm looking forward to the engrish, which we already got a taster of previously. Should be good fun.

    Comment by Anonymous

    ....how about New Zealand? we may not have big ass
    features like london's Big Ben and NY's whatever famous buildings. New Zealand is free of a lot big english speaking shit and we have quite a laidback easy going life :) which they would like!

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:53 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Tell that to your indig pop.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:29 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    You call what kiwis speak english? Go eat some fush and chups.

    Comment by Anonymous

    thanks for forgetting Australia, you know, another big english speaking country?

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:54 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    You must be implying that Sydney would be above New York on the pecking order, which is just stupid.

    Original Anon is right, and it would have been a toss up between NYC and London. What heritage does Sydney have again?

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    Comment by Dia
    15:37 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    According to Civ5, they have an opera house.

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    Comment by CaliforniaOtaku83
    13:32 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    What about Canada? I could see the K-On! girls going to Toronto. The way things are going here in the States, I may end up moving to Canada. Hey, free health care.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:53 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Underwritten by Tar Sands... just saying.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:56 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    After all that Finland build up, they are going to London? Fuck you KyoAni, fuck you.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:08 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Bet they're gonna learn metal if they were going to Finland.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:43 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    I agree, I was kinda hoping they'd end up in Finland. Although I guess making them go to London is easier, you have more well known landmarks and stuff...

    On the bright side, now it's London that is gonna suffer from massive otaku march after seeing this movie and going to the places they show in this movie...

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:39 14/08/2011 # ! Quality (+1.0)


    The British don't get anime.


    Comment by Anonymous
    10:36 15/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    A huge one.

    Comment by Anonymous

    brit here on SC so thats a bit of a generalisation

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    15:49 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not just that, how are we going to see anymore Himeko if they left Japan for London...? :<

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:21 14/08/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thats because for the japanese, Europe is only Italia, England and France. And south America is only Brazil, and for the japanese, Brazil is a jungle with monkeys and green monsters. They have a lot of cool places to use in anime and games, but they always choose the same places with the same cliches (the rich french girl who is half japanese, the American girl with big tits, etc etc).

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