Nodame Cantabile

TV (23 eps)
4.456 of 5 from 10,254 votes
Rank #92

The studious and uptight Chiaki is well-known as the top pianist of his school, and dreams of becoming a world-class conductor like his idol, Viera; but his fear of flying (which makes studying abroad impossible) combined with a recent break-up and dismissal from his piano instructor causes that future to seem both bleak and unlikely. After collapsing outside of his apartment, drunk, Chiaki inadvertently meets a young woman named Nodame who, while quite talented at the piano, is unclean, clumsy, and haphazard. Despite being almost polar opposites, the two begin to grow closer and work, together, to overcome the obstacles in their careers.

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Arcanum's avatar by Arcanum on Oct 2, 2007
Score: 8.5/10

How long would it take to teach a normal person with little or no exposure to classical music how to understand and appreciate the fine nuances of a Mozart sonata, or a Rachmaninov piano concerto? How much longer would it take to convince such a person that his preconceptions about classical music were totally unfounded and that classical music might actually be...interesting?Apparently, all it... read more

NanaHachi's avatar by NanaHachi on Feb 9, 2010
Score: 9/10

This anime is hilarious.  Especially Nodame and Chiaki together.  I haven't finished the anime yet but I love it.  What also gets me going is the outro music.  I sing a long...badly but I'll get used to the Japanese soon enough.  I got the first part pretty well.  I love it! read more

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