Beyond the Boundary

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Beyond the Boundary
境界の彼方
(Kyōkai no Kanata)
GenreDark fantasy,[1] romance, supernatural[2]
Light novel
Written byNagomu Torii
Illustrated byTomoyo Kamoi
Published byKyoto Animation
ImprintKA Esuma Bunko
Original runJune 9, 2012December 18, 2013
Volumes3
Anime television series
Directed byTaichi Ishidate
Produced byGou Tanaka
Riri Senami
Shigeru Saitō
Shinichi Nakamura
Written byJukki Hanada
Music byHikaru Nanase
StudioKyoto Animation
Licensed by
Hanabee
Animatsu Entertainment
NetworkTBS, Tokyo MX, TVA, ABC, BS11, Animax
English network
Original run October 2, 2013 December 18, 2013
Episodes12 (List of episodes)
Original net animation
Beyond the Boundary Idol Trial!
Directed byTaichi Ishidate
Written byJukki Hanada
StudioKyoto Animation
Licensed by
Released November 18, 2013 July 2, 2014
Episodes5 (List of episodes)
Original video animation
Daybreak
Directed byTaichi Ishidate
Written byJukki Hanada
Music byHikaru Nanase
StudioKyoto Animation
Licensed by
ReleasedJuly 2, 2014
Runtime23 minutes
Anime movie
Beyond the Boundary -I'll Be Here- Past
Directed byTaichi Ishidate
Written byJukki Hanada
Music byMasumi Ito
StudioKyoto Animation
Licensed by
Animatsu Entertainment
ReleasedMarch 14, 2015
Runtime82 minutes
Anime movie
Beyond the Boundary -I'll Be Here- Future
Directed byTaichi Ishidate
Written byJukki Hanada
Music byHikaru Nanase
StudioKyoto Animation
Licensed by
Animatsu Entertainment
ReleasedApril 25, 2015
Runtime90 minutes

Beyond the Boundary (Japanese: 境界の彼方, Hepburn: Kyōkai no Kanata) is a Japanese light novel series. It was written by Nagomu Torii with illustrations by Tomoyo Kamoi. The work won an honorable mention in the Kyoto Animation Award competition in 2011. Kyoto Animation has published three volumes since June 2012. There is an anime television series based on this light novel series. It was produced by Kyoto Animation. It aired in Japan between October and December 2013. An original video animation episode was released in July 2014. A two-part anime movie was released in March and April 2015.

Light novels[change | change source]

Beyond the Boundary began as a light novel written by Nagomu Torii. Torii entered the first novel in the series into the second Kyoto Animation Award contest in 2011. It won an honorable mention in the novel category.[3] The studio later published the first volume on June 9, 2012. Three volumes have been released as of October 2, 2013.

No.Release date ISBN
1 June 9, 2012[4]ISBN 978-4-9905812-4-4
2 April 8, 2013[4]ISBN 978-4-907064-04-4
3 October 2, 2013[4]ISBN 978-4-907064-07-5

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kyoto Animation's Beyond the Boundary Gets Web Anime Shorts". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 27, 2018.
  2. "Beyond the Boundary". Sentai Filmworks. Retrieved May 27, 2018.
  3. "No Grand Prizes Given for 2nd Kyoto Animation Award". Anime News Network. May 12, 2011. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Kyokai no Kanata/Product/Novel". Kyōkai no Kanata Production Committee (in Japanese). Kyoto Animation. Archived from the original on October 12, 2013. Retrieved October 11, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)