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Hyōka is produced by Kyoto Animation and directed by Yasuhiro Takemoto, adapted from the original novel by Honobu Yonezawa.


At the request of his older sister, Houtaro joins Kamiyama High School's Classic Literature Club. At first he didn't want to join because he is all about "conserving energy" reserves, but later on he actually had a great time with the rest of the club members. There are only four of them, but they often solve various mysteries that occur at their school.


Main Cast

Houtaro Oreki (折木 奉太郎 Oreki Houtarou)
Voiced by: Yuuichi Nakamura
Class: 1-B
Gender: Male, Age: 17
The main protagonist. Houtaro is a rational boy who lives by a motto: "If I don't have to do something, I won't, but if I have to, I'll do it quickly." Because of that he comes of as lazy, even unwilling to walk if not necessary, but at any request of Chitanda he goes out of his way to help her with her with various mysteries.
Eru Chitanda (千反田 える Chitanda Eru)
Voiced by: Satomi Satō
Class: 1-A
Gender: Female, Age: 16
Eru is the sole reason why Houtaro is actually involved in high school life. She is always curious and she knows that she only need to look at Houtaro with her big puppy eyes and he will help her with almost everything. Despite that, she is not very good at manipulating people because she is too direct.
Satoshi Fukube (福部 里志 Fukube Satoshi)
Voiced by: Daisuke Sakaguchi
Gender: Male, Age: 16
Satoshi is Houtaro's friend with great memory, but he never attempts to make any conclusion because "Databases can't make conclusions". Satoshi later reveal that he does have feelings for Mayaka, but he doesn't want to become "obsessed" with her.
Mayaka Ibara (伊原 摩耶花 Ibara Mayaka)
Voiced by: Ai Kayano
Gender: Female, Age: 16
Mayara is a volunteer librarian for the Library Club, a member of the Manga Club and later on she joins Classics Club duo to Satoshi being a member. At first she doesn't quite get along with Houtaro, but after joining Classics Club they relationship starts to improve.

Theme Music

OP01"Yasashisa no Riyuu"Chouchou
OP02"Mikansei Stride"Saori Kodama
ED01"Madoromi no Yakusoku"Satomi Satou & Ai Kayano
ED02"Kimi ni Matsuwaru Mystery"Satomi Satou and Ai Kayano
Series Credits
Person Name Episode Count
Kohei Tanaka
Yasuhiro Takemoto
Shouji Gato

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Original US Poster Art

General Information Edit
Name Hyōka
Name: 氷菓
Romaji: Hyōka
Publisher Kyoto Animation
Start Year 2012
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