Koyuki is a downcast fourteen-year-old boy who feels disconnected from life. Socially unpopular and lacking confidence, he takes some solace in his fandom of fluffy J-Pop. However, when he saves a strange dog from a group of cruel young bullies, his life changes forever; for through this encounter he meets a genius guitarist named Ryuunosuke and subsequently is introduced to the world famous rock band Dying Breed. Now, he uses his innate singing talent and beginning guitar skills to join with the indy startup band Beck, learning to live a life unlike anything he has ever known...
before i kick off this review i should probable note that i have not seen most of the episodes. but i have read all of the manga. the manga was incredible but the anime defiantly didn't compare to it at all. first off, in the story Koyuki has some kind of amazing voice which you can believe in the manga cause theres nothing to prove otherwise, but in the anime (especially the japanese version)... read more
Boy makes it big with a band, thus overcoming the loneliness of being an outcast. Using this unremarkable foundation, the series proceeds to erect an impressive plot quite unlike a lot of other shows around. It's mainly the style of presentation, the attention to the details of this musical world, and the fantastic characterisation that allow the story to shine. If there were one literary... read more