Touya Fujii is a young university student who juggles two part-time jobs with his studies so that he can afford to live. The most important thing in his life is his girlfriend Yuki, but since she is an up and coming idol they barely get a chance to talk, let alone see each other. With her managers keeping a close watch on her and attempting to prevent their relationship, it seems that Touya and Yuki will simply have to make the most of their fleeting moments together. However, they do have one person fighting in their corner: Yuki’s friend - the famous idol Rina Ogata - hires Touya in order to create opportunities for the pair to be together. Unfortunately he is promptly fired when the production company discover her plan. When she pledges to make it up to him, Touya begins to wonder if Rina is all that she seems, and why is she going to so much trouble for him and Yuki?
Lovedol is a pop-idol group organized by Tomohiro Fujisawa, a manager from Sweetfish Productions. There have been several iterations of the group, and though Tomohiro has been quite successful with the first two, he decides to again gather members for a third. But on the brink of its debut, the company’s president cancels for unknown reasons. In a search to discover what Lovedol is missing, Tomohiro inadvertently recruits a famous street guitarist known as Mizuki into the group. Will Tomohiro succeed in making the Lovedol shine?
Both showing private life of pop idols. Although main theme of White Album is relationships, but you can clearly see how producer companies works, and how idols fighting for the glory to be on top.
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.
both Nodame Cantabile and White Album have many things in common, both of them feature music as a main tag (classical for Nodame, pop music for White Album) and both of them feature a nice romance aspect (romantic comedy for Nodame while White Album has a much more emotionaly and dramatic type of romance).If you like one of this two then you might like the other one as well
Chiaki and Nodame have both made it to Paris in pursuit of their futures as musicians. Chiaki begins his training as a world-class conductor and, in typical fashion, is quite successful; yet on the other hand, Nodame struggles as she starts to seriously learn about music for the first time. However, even though the two have worked tirelessly to meet the demands of their newfound musical lives, their relationship continues to progress slowly and frustratingly. Can Nodame and Chiaki balance both their new careers, and each other?
this show and White Album have many common points.Both of them are centered around characters who seek to become great musicians and on their relationship.Both of them share the same genre aspect and many similarities in terms of story.If you like one of this animes then you should try the other one as well