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Kono Oto Tomare!

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Stop This Sound!
Japanese: この音とまれ!


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2019 to Jun 30, 2019
Premiered: Spring 2019
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:00 (JST)
Producers: Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Platinum Vision
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.801 (scored by 19,321 users)
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Ranked: #9182
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Popularity: #1642
Members: 58,172
Favorites: 338
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Since the graduation of the senior members of the club, Takezou ends up being the sole member of the "Koto" (traditional Japanese string instrument) club. Now that the new school year has begun, Takezou will have to seek out new members into the club, or the club will become terminated. Out of nowhere, a new member barges into the near-abandoned club room, demanding to join the club. How will Takezou be able to keep his club alive and deal with this rascal of a new member?

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Characters & Voice Actors


Ryouma, Mizuno
Takakuwa, Hajime
Sound Director
Aoi, Shouta
Theme Song Performance
Uchida, Yuuma
Theme Song Performance

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"Tone" by Shouta Aoi

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"Speechless" by Yuuma Uchida

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Jun 29, 2019
papsoshea (All reviews)
Connection. It is a topic that’s meaningful for many of us. Whether it’s connecting more deeply with yourself, making time for self-care, simply connecting with others, or wanting to feel connected in life. When you’re watching a sporting event with your friends, you’re experiencing connection. When you gather with your family for dinner or open up and express your authentic feelings to another person or find you have something in common with someone, you’re experiencing connection. In Koto Oto Tomare, it’s the connections that matter. This entire story is about connections, in some ways we’ve seen and in some ways we haven’t yet.

But really, connection read more
Jun 29, 2019
Krunchyman (All reviews)
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 read more
Jun 29, 2019
Stark700 (All reviews)
The foundation of school clubs have been an ongoing trend in many anime involving school life. But reality is, you probably haven’t heard of koto club being part of a central plot, have you? At first, I came into this show with some cautious optimism. The concept of Kono Oto Tomare itself reminds me of anime like Chihayfuru. That anime became a rare breed that capitalized on a unique competition. Kono Oto Tomare walks a similar path for its first few episodes.

Right from the start, we are introduced Takezou Kurata, the president of the koto music club. The timid young man has no strikingly impressive read more
Jun 29, 2019
KANLen09 (All reviews)
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 read more


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