Kono Oto Tomare!


Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life

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Synonyms: Stop This Sound!
Japanese: この音とまれ!
English: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life
German: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life
Spanish: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life
French: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2019 to Jun 30, 2019
Premiered: Spring 2019
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Platinum Vision
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Themes: MusicMusic, Performing ArtsPerforming Arts, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.911 (scored by 9959999,599 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #810
Members: 248,773
Favorites: 1,989

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Synopsis

Gen Kudou, a koto maker, believes that his delinquent grandson Chika would never understand the profoundness of the traditional musical instrument. In an attempt to make up for his naivety and understand the words of his late grandfather, Chika tries to join the Tokise High School Koto Club.

Even though the club is in dire need of members, new club president Takezou Kurata is unwilling to easily accept Chika's application due to his bad reputation. Nonetheless, after seeing Chika's seriousness and enthusiasm, Takezou allows the problem child to join, along with koto prodigy Satowa Houzuki and three of Chika's energetic friends. Kono Oto Tomare! follows the merry band of musicians as they aspire to play at the national competition.

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Mizuno, Ryouma
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Takakuwa, Hajime
Sound Director
Hisao, Ayumu
Script, Series Composition
Uchida, Yuuma
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"Tone" by Shouta Aoi
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Ending Theme

"Speechless" by Yuuma Uchida



Jun 29, 2019
Quite literally the dark horse and the best hidden (diamond) gem of the Spring season that not a lot of people are giving it the recognition it severely deserves. In my view it's no AOTS nor a masterpiece, but it's a really satisfying watch. And this journey to stardom isn't quite over yet, as the 2nd cour airing in Fall 2019 will continue this journey of the Tokise High School Koto Club. And the TGI-Saturdays of highly-intensified music marathon is over for this period.

Like can you believe that the 2nd cour was planned right when the show just started it's pilot episodes? That's some fierce ...
Jun 29, 2019
Glancing at the promotional poster for “Kono Oto Tomare!” had me confused, that’s because I thought the students were holding bazooka’s. Which could have made sense given the American name, “Stop the sound.” Despite my lack of knowledge of the koto, however, I soon realized that splattered body parts would be a rare occurrence. Quite a shame, I know.

Musical-centered anime follow a similar framework to sports anime. The participants usually start with mediocre talent and low expectations, but through the power of bullshit (i.e. friendship), they overcome all/most obstacles in pursuit of their goal. Like when the vice principal challenged ...
Jun 29, 2019
this is the second time I have watched anime music, this anime is very good by presenting a dramatic storyline and each character has a story behind each of them, I really enjoyed the story from the first episode to the end.every episode has interesting conflicts and is not bored to watch for me.the visuals displayed are very suitable with the conditions that are told and make the audience seem to be fixated on the conflict presented. I'm really waiting for the continuation and this is my recommendation for those of you who want to find anime with dramatic stories and music.

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