Sakamichi no Apollon

Alt titles: Kids on the Slope

TV (12 eps)
4.485 out of 5 from 4,180 votes
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Lonely Kaoru Nishimi has lost count of how many times he has moved schools thanks to his father's naval career. Newly landed in Kyushu, he finds most of his classmates instantly antagonistic towards him and suspicious of his elite background. Only two other students seem not to mind who he is – the infamously abrasive Sentarou and the gentle Ritsuko. Unbeknownst to Kaoru they have a passion for jazz, and they're about to pull him out of his stiff, joyless world into theirs of loose, swinging self-expression. Through friendship and frustration, love and despair, Kaoru will learn that life has a wealth of experiences in store for him!

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DJCooL4's avatar by DJCooL4 on Jun 28, 2012
Score: 8.5/10

This is just a pre-review

the show is great, with a great soundtrack. Good legnth and a really enjoyable series. read more

rf16's avatar by rf16 on Jun 29, 2012
Score: 10/10

I'll try to cover as much as I can without spoiling the experience, in case you haven't seen it yet.  I'm pretty sure that you'll find lots of reviews and people saying how good this show was...well, they're right. I'll start by saying that I'm one of those that enjoyed every single aspect of it, because it was such a delightful experience that goes beyond the obvious things that an outstanding... read more

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Sakamichi no Apollon 2007 Original Manga
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