Beck

Alt titles: Mongolian Chop Squad

TV (26 eps)
4.363 out of 5 from 11,498 votes
Rank #197

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...

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VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Jan 16, 2008
Score: 8/10

Story
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 word to... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Apr 12, 2012
Score: 5/10

ANIME NORMAL LIVES SERIES
Full list of the review series can be found on this page, 3rd post from bottom:
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TEASER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSIPPi6DXbY

Beck is a slice-of-life/romance/motivational show about everyday teenagers aiming to become *random shounen lead pops up* THE... read more

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