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Yuru CampΔ (ゆるキャンΔ), also known as "Laid-Back Camp", is an anime by C-Station that debuted on January 4th, 2018 (January 11, 2018 for free Crunchyroll viewers)[2] and had its finale on March 22nd, 2018. It was originally a manga series by Afro.

The opening theme song, SHINY DAYS, is performed by Asaka and the ending theme song, Fuyu Biyori (ふゆびより), is performed by Eri Sasaki.

With the release of BD/DVD, 3 special 8 min. episodes were aired from March 28, 2018 to July 25, 2018.

In October 2018, a Yuru CampΔ Secret Society Blanket Enrollment Briefing event announced plans for a second season, a movie, and an anime short-form mini-series called Heya CampΔ,[3] but not much other detail has been released. Later it was announced that Heya CampΔ would premiere on January 6, 2020 on several Japanese TV stations as well as simulcast on Crunchyroll (where it will be called ROOM CAMP).[4]

Schedule

Broadcast schedule in Japan:[5][6]

  • AT-X: every Thursday during the 23:00 time slot beginning on January 04, 2018.
  • Tokyo MX: every Thursday during the 23:30 time slot beginning on January 04, 2018.
  • Sun TV: every Thursday during the 24:30 time slot beginning on January 04, 2018.
  • KBS Kyoto: every Thursday during the 25:00 time slot beginning on January 04, 2018.
  • BS11: every Thursday during the 25:30 time slot beginning on January 04, 2018.

Reception

The anime did very well at the Anime Trends Winter 2018 Anime Awards and won Anime of the Season, Favorite Comedy, Favorite Slice-of_life, and Favorite Opening Theme Song.[7] Also, Rin and Nadeshiko came in 2nd and 3rd place respectively for Best Girl.[7] Later in the year, the anime won top honors for best anime of first half of 2018 according to Japanese AT-X (a 20-year-old Japanese premium anime channel available via satellite and cable) subscribers.[8]

In January 2019, Polygon rated the anime as one of the best of Winter 2018[9] and Crunchyroll nominated the anime for Best Character Design for 2018 in its Anime Awards.[10]

Laid-Back Camp was one of 17 nominees for Anime Trends 2019 (for shows aired in 2018 as qualifiers) Anime of the Year.[11]

Synopsis

Nadeshiko, a high school student who had moved from Shizuoka to Yamanashi, decides to see the famous, 1000 yen-bill-featured Mount Fuji. Even though she manages to bike all the way to Motosu, she's forced to turn back because of worsening weather. Unable to set her eyes on her goal, she faints partway to her destination. When she wakes up, it's night, in a place she's never been before, with no way of knowing how to get home.

Nadeshiko is saved when she encounters Rin, a girl who is out camping by herself. This outdoorsy girls story begins with this first encounter between Nadeshiko and Rin.

-via MyAnimeList

Featured Characters

Episodes

Season 1

  1. "Mount Fuji and Curry Noodles"
  2. "Welcome to the Outdoor Activities Club!"
  3. "Mount Fuji and Relaxed Hot Pot Camp"
  4. "The Outdoor Activities Club and the Solo Camping Girl"
  5. "Two Camps, Two Campers' Views"
  6. "Meat and Fall Colors and the Mystery Lake"
  7. "A Night on the Lake Shore and Campers"
  8. "Exams, Caribou, Steamed Buns, Yum!"
  9. "A Night of Navigator Nadeshiko and Hot Spring Steam"
  10. "Clumsy Travelers and Camp Meetings"
  11. "Christmas Camp!"
  12. "Mount Fuji and the Laid-Back Camp Girls"

Season 1 specials

  1. "Heya Camp Episode 0" (「へやキャン△episode0」; included with BD/DVD volume 1)[12]
  2. "Horror Camp" (「ほらキャン△」; included with BD/DVD volume 2)[13]
  3. "Survival Camp" (「サバキャン△」; included with BD/DVD volume 3)[14]

Followup

Radio Onsen

Radio Onsen-Laid-Back CampΔ Information Station

Radio Onsen (an internet radio station in Japan) will host a regular Yuru Camp-based radio show called "Radio CampΔ Yuru CampΔ Information Station" (「らじキャン△~ゆるキャン△情報局~」) starting around June 10, 2018.[15] It will be hosted by Nadeshiko Kagamihara's seiyu, Yumiri Hanamori.[15]

Heya Camp△ shorts

Main article: Heya Camp
An short-form, spin-off mini-series expected to premiere on January 6, 2020[4] starting with an anime short that was expected to be released after Season 1[16] in January 2020.[17] A director and several crew member have been identified as well as a key visual being released.[17] The preview Episode 0 was released on YouTube for free viewing on December 12, 2019.[18]

Season 2

  • On October 6, 2018, it was confirmed that Yuru CampΔ was slated to receive a second season.[19] Additionally, on April 24, 2019, a key visual for the second season was released via the Yuru CampΔ Twitter page.[20]

TBA[16]

Film

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Videos

References

  1. https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2017/12/22-1/crunchyroll-announces-a-place-further-than-the-universe-laid-back-camp-and-more-winter-2018-simulcasts
  2. Crunchyroll - Laid-Back Camp Episode 1 – Mount Fuji and Curry Noodles
  3. Crunchyroll News - Laid-Back Camp to Return for Season 2, a Movie, and a Short Anime by Joseph Luster October 07, 2018 8:49am PDT
  4. 4.0 4.1 Crunchyroll News - Cast Gets Comfy in New Key Visual for HeyaCamp TV Anime by Paul Chapman November 15, 2019 6:07am MST
  5. Crunchyroll News - Outdoor Life is Leisurely in "Laid-Back Camp" Trailer by Paul Chapman November 10, 2017 7:46am MST
  6. 超!アニメディア - 【インタビュー】「ゆるキャン△」花守ゆみり×東山奈央SP対談「可愛いがつまった作品です」 2017/12/27
  7. 7.0 7.1 Anime Trending - DARLING in the FRANXX, Laid-Back Camp dominates Winter 2018 Anime Awards by Deiru April 21, 2018
  8. Crunchyroll News - AT-X Subscribers Choose Laid-Back Camp and A Place Further Than the Universe as Their Top 2 Anime of First-Half 2018 by Mikikazu Komatsu October 03, 2018 11:15pm PDT
  9. Polygon - The best anime of 2018 By Palmer Haasch, Julia Lee, and Austen Goslin Updated Jan 3, 2019, 10:26am EST
  10. Crunchyroll News - CR Features Argues About the Best Opening Sequence of 2018 by Ricky Soberano January 10, 2019 1:33pm MST
  11. https://anitrendz.net/ata/2019/nominees
  12. http://yurucamp.jp/bddvd/vol1.php
  13. http://yurucamp.jp/bddvd/vol2.php
  14. http://yurucamp.jp/bddvd/vol3.php
  15. 15.0 15.1 http://www.onsen.ag/program/yurucamp/
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Crunchyroll News - Laid-Back Camp to Return for Season 2, a Movie, and a Short Anime by Joseph Luster October 07, 2018 8:49am PDT
  17. 17.0 17.1 Crunchyroll News - Laid-Back Camp's Short Anime Followup Set for January 2020 by Joseph Luster April 24, 2019 3:52am PDT
  18. Crunchyroll News - HeyaCamp Episode 0 Streamed in Lead Up to TV Anime Premiere by Daryl Harding December 12, 2019 3:42am CST
  19. https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2018/10/07-1/laid-back-camp-to-return-for-season-2-a-movie-and-a-short-anime
  20. https://twitter.com/yurucamp_anime/status/1120975675815383041

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