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Show By Rock!!

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: SB69
Japanese: SHOW BY ROCK!!(ショウ・バイ・ロック!!)


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2015 to Jun 21, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2015
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Bones
Source: Game
Genres: Comedy, Music
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.121 (scored by 16,487 users)
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Ranked: #32602
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Popularity: #1712
Members: 52,173
Favorites: 280
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The great music adventure in Show by Rock!! begins after Cyan decides to play her favorite rhythm game and suddenly gets sucked in, finding herself in a world called Midi City where music reigns supreme. She learns that anyone who delivers amazing and powerful music also has the ability to control the city. However, not all music is pure. An evil plan is set in motion to engulf the whole Midi City in darkness. Is it too late for Cyan to do something?

Cyan Hijirikawa always regards herself as nothing but an ordinary girl living in a mediocre world. She has great talent and extreme guitar skills, but she also lacks the confidence to take the first step in realizing her dream to play in a band and be a music millionaire! Little did she know that an eminent power resides deep within herself—the power to defeat evil with her magical music!

Join Cyan, Chuchu, Retoree and Moa in a world where music is everything.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Taniyama, Kishou
Uchiyama, Kouki
Hosoya, Yoshimasa
Miyano, Mamoru
Han, Megumi


Ikezoe, Takahiro
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director

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"Seishun wa Non-Stop! (青春はNon-Stop!)" by Plasmagica

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"Have a nice MUSIC!!" by Plasmagica

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Sep 21, 2015
Veronin (All reviews)
Man, I really wanted to like Show By Rock.

There was something quite special about it for a short time. It strayed very much on the 'simple' side of entertainment, confident more in the cuteness of its cast than anything else, but damn, it worked. It brought me the same sort of joy I felt back in the Middle Ages when K-ON first started airing. But, as seems to be the trend with most anime, it decided to abandon everything it did well and instead shoehorn in a cheesy, boring action story that the characters were obviously not meant to be a part of. Great. read more
Jun 21, 2015
Joel-Baxter (All reviews)
This anime season has given us many great anime to choose from Show by rock has not really been discussed at all or if it has then very little as the season is shortening and alot of the anime in the season are ending it is only right to say I believe show by rock!! is one of the most underrated anime of the entire season.

The story is kinda weird in the beginning but then everything else is something you probably cannot predict it is fun, super nutty and a really easy watch that is worth it. Girl tries to join a band but with read more
Jun 26, 2015
KimchiHydralisk (All reviews)
Edit: Some changes have been made to the score now that the show has been finished. When reading this review, expect to see a few spoilers.

After 12 episodes of good ol' rock, I can confidently say that Show By Rock has been a very good watch this season. To show an example of what kind of anime it's like, imagine a quirky moe anime that turned out surprisingly fun to watch despite being a bit weirder than other shows of the same category. It's as if you're watching a bizarre fairy tale incorporating catchy rock and cute girls without becoming read more
Aug 11, 2015
Vampirizian (All reviews)

I picked up Show By Rock!! on accident.
I decided, after the very first episode, that it was an extremely happy accident, not to be ignored in the least.
Show By Rock!! is a quirky, wacky, sometimes just plain silly anime about a girl who gets trapped in a magical, musical world with the goal of exterminating the "shadow monsters". Leaving out the talking guitar, cat ears, alien sheep, and the music, you might think you should take this anime seriously.
I warned you.
Even the first episode has an alternate theme song animation that tricks you into thinking it's a K-ON clone. It really isn't.

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