Naoko Yamada

The Heike Story Unveils New Visual and Trailer for Japanese TV Broadcast

The tale of the Heike has come to a close, but it's a story that lives on in its retellings! Director Naoko Yamada's latest masterwork, The Heike Story, will air on Japanese TV from January 12, and they've just...

The Heike Story Reveals Funimation-Commissioned Visual, New Art of Biwa

We'll take Anime Artwork That Belongs in a Gallery for $1,000, Alex. The Heike Story, a stunning partnership between studio Science SARU (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) and director Naoko Yamada, tells the intimate tale of Biwa, a prophetic...

Science SARU’s The Heike Story Announces Theme Song Artists

We were super excited last week to announce that the latest anime from studio Science SARU (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) and director Naoko Yamada was coming to Funimation, so we're extra excited to bring you even more details...

The Heike Story From Science SARU Streams on Funimation This Fall

Get ready to experience a beautiful period piece unlike any other. We're excited to announce that The Heike Story will arrive on Funimation as part of the Fall 2021 anime season, an entire season ahead of its broadcast in...

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Your Guide to the Spring 2022 Anime Season on Crunchyroll and Funimation

Spring is in the air! You know what that means. New anime is coming to Crunchyroll! This upcoming spring...