Alt title: Mongolian Chop Squad

TV (26 eps)
4.358 of 5 from 12,804 votes
Rank #247

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 Jan 16, 2008
Score 8/10

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

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roriconfan Apr 12, 2012
Score 5/10

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

Related manga

BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad
  • Vol: 34; Ch: 102
  • 2000 - 2008
Original Manga



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