Kyoto Animation has turn into one of the vital acknowledged names within the anime business, and for good motive. The studio has churned out hit after hit, from moe titles corresponding to Okay-On! to way more critical and tragic tales like Violet Evergarden.
Hyouka was launched through the Spring 2012 season and is predicated on the novel of the identical identify written by Honobu Yonezawa. Whereas Kyoto Animation has turn into identified for its large number of celebrated titles, again then nearly all of the reveals it produced had been categorized as “moe” in some kind, whether or not or not it’s slice-of-life titles like Fortunate Star or an adaptation of considered one of Key’s relationship sims like Clannad.
Hyouka follows the story of Hotarou Oreki, an excellent however lazy teenager who is of course gifted at fixing mysteries. After becoming a member of a Classics Membership at his older sister’s request, he meets a wierd woman named Eru. She instantly latches onto Hotarou after being impressed by his deductive expertise, proving to be one of many few folks he can by no means say “no” to. They’re later joined by Hotarou’s center college buddies, the perky Satoshi and the prickly Mayaka. Collectively, they spend their days fixing the mysteries that encompass their college and fulfilling Eru’s requests.