The first volume of the sequel of the original  Hibike! Euphonium series titled Hibike! Euphonium Kitauji High School's Concert Band, Second Turbulent Movement Volume 1 (響け! ユーフォニアム 北宇治高校吹奏楽部、波乱の第二楽章 前編 Hibike! Yūfoniamu Kita Uji kōkō suisōgaku-bu, haran no dainigakushō zenpen?) was released on August 26, 2017.

The story takes place in Kumiko Oumae's second year at Kitauji High School.

Publisher's Summary

Introduced Characters

Note: Romanji names are not official and may be changed in future

Kanade Hisaishi  (久石 奏) - 1st year euphonium player.

Satsuki Suzuki (鈴木 さつき) - 1st year tuba player.

Mirei Suzuki (鈴木 美玲) - 1st year tuba player.

Motomi Tsukinaga (月永 求) - 1st year contrabass player.

Yume Kohinata (小日向 夢) - 1st year trumpet player.

Ririka Kenzaki  (剣崎 梨々花) - 1st year oboe player.

Tomoe Kabe (加部 友恵) - 3rd year trumpet player (Anime original character who is introduced in novel)


Warning: Minor Spoiler

  • Over 40 new first year members join the band in this year. Many of them are experienced members. Yuuko (current band president) appoints Kumiko and Tomoe to be instructors for the first year students. "Oumae Counseling Center"  is also established to slove any drama in the band.
  • Kitauji chooses Liz and the Blue Bird (リズと青い鳥) as their free-choice piece for the competition in this year.



List of "Hibike! Euphonium" Light Novels
Main series Hibike! Euphonium Welcome to Kitauji High School's Musical Instrument Club Hibike! Euphonium 2 The Hottest Summer of Kitauji High School's Musical Instrument ClubHibike! Euphonium 3 The Greatest Crisis of Kitauji High School's Musical Instrument ClubHibike! Euphonium 4 Kitauji Koukou Suisougaku-buno no Himitsu no Hanashi
Side stories Hibike! Euphonium Series Rikka Koukou Marching Band he Youkoso Zenpen