Doukyuusei

Alt title: Doukyuusei -Classmates-

Movie (1 ep x 60 min)
2016
4.439 out of 5 from 3,337 votes
Rank #158

Rihito Sajou is an honor student with perfect scores in every subject on his high school entrance exam. Hikaru Kusakabe plays guitar in his band that performs at live events and is popular among the girls. These boys would have never crossed paths. But one day Hikaru offers to help Rihito prepare for their upcoming chorus festival and the two begin to talk. As the two meet after school, they bond through songs and begin to harmonize as their hearts beat together. It starts out slowly but soon their feelings for one another grow and suddenly they both realize that they are in love. Hikaru's emotions are frivolous, pure and direct causing Rihito to hesitate at first, but he gradually opens his heart. The boys learn about each other, as well as themselves, as they support one another during this difficult time in their youth.As the time to start thinking about their futures approaches, what do these young men find as they try to move forward...

Source: Aniplex

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asterris Jun 1, 2016
Score 8.2/10

It was very well put together, considering it was only 60 minutes in length (approximately 3 episodes) minus credits at the end. It was not the most amazing thing ever, but is definately quality for this genre. I would recommend to anyone who likes boys love (aka shounen ai, not yaoi) or romance. Hopefully knowing that the two become a couple is not a spolier because it happens within the first 1/4 of... read more

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tobiors Jun 20, 2016
Score 10/10

This movie is a work of art. The animation is so unique and makes you just want to keep watching. I caught myself staring at the backgrounds instead of the scene on multiple occasions, but I had no problem with going back and rewatching the scene. The soundtrack is beautiful, with Koutaro Oshio and his guitar. Yuuki Ozaki from Galileo Galilei ends up singing the ending song as well, which was a pleasant... read more

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