Sound of the Sky

Alt title: So-Ra-No-Wo-To

TV (12 eps)
3.729 of 5 from 4,557 votes
Rank #1,616

Kanata Sorami, a young Private in the army, arrives in Seize to serve in the Clocktower Fortress and learn the trumpet under the tutelage of Master Sergeant Rio Kazumiya. Though peace hangs uneasily over the world, Kanata finds a relaxing routine of laundry, shopping, and trumpet practice greets her at her new post instead of brutal drilling and discipline. With help from the other members of the all-female 1121st Platoon, Kanata finds her place in the bustling city, bringing joy and humor to the war-weary residents while learning a great deal about the world.

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Brizent's avatar
Brizent Aug 9, 2015
Score 9.5/10

Story This is largely where it sets itself apart from other slice-of-like shows, yes there are your easy going episodes that don't have much of a plot, but most of the episodes do more character or worldbuiling in a single episode than many SoL show do during its entire run, And the worst episode (the phone one by a country mile) does neither of the two.  It does of actual plot at the end of the series... read more

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uncaringbear Jun 21, 2015
Score 8.5/10

Sora no Wato is a series which attempts to merge two distinct story telling styles into one coherent story, but does it work? With the setting of a post-apocalyptic Earth that is still enduring a multitude of wars between the remaining nations, the focus is on a young teen girl, Sorami Kanata, who has enlisted in the army to pursue her goal of learning to play the bugle. It's through Kanata's eyes and her... read more

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Sound of the Sky Specials
  • DVD Special (2 eps)
  • 2010

Episodes 7.5 and 13 only released on the DVDs.

Side Story

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  • Vol: 2; Ch: 19
  • 2010 - 2011



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