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...
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
Gonna keep this spoil free. Typically, I'm not a huge fan of the Slice of life genre. I can't remember why I even started to watch this anime in the first place since it's usually something I wouldn't go near. But I'm very glad I did.
To say that I really enjoyed this anime means a lot since by my typical tastes, I shouldn't have. I watched the dubbed version so I can not speak on the original with... read more