Kono Oto Tomare! Part 2

Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life Season 2

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Synonyms: Kono Oto Tomare! 2nd Season, Stop This Sound! 2nd Season
Japanese: この音とまれ!
English: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life Season 2
German: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life Staffel 2
Spanish: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life Temporada 2
French: Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life Saison 2
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2019 to Dec 29, 2019
Premiered: Fall 2019
Broadcast: Sundays at 01:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Platinum Vision
Source: Manga
Genre: DramaDrama
Themes: MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.421 (scored by 9408194,081 users)
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Ranked: #1672
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1344
Members: 176,869
Favorites: 1,732

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The Tokise High School Koto Club has courageously pushed through their fractured and unsynchronized performance at the Kanto Region Traditional Japanese Music Festival. Club members Chika Kudou, Satowa Houzuki, Takezou Kurata, Hiro Kurusu, Kouta Mizuhara, Saneyasu Adachi, and Michitaka Sakai are devastated to learn the negative results of their performance, leaving them crushed. Nonetheless, the group recognizes their potential and enthusiastically agree to collectively sharpen their skills, improve their flaws, and develop higher caliber playing to succeed in the upcoming national qualifiers in winter.

With the help of their now willing club advisor Suzuka Takinami, the group's goal gradually becomes achievable as they begin to grasp the foundations of good music and refine their koto-playing abilities, with the suggestion of performing more often to gain what they lack most—experience.

However, as their journey to nationals is underway, the koto club members face challenges that obstruct their focus and progress. Not only does the threat of other powerhouse schools and musicians remain, but the high school issues of budding romance and soon-to-be-graduating seniors also begin to push the limits of the determined group of teenagers and the future of the koto club.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Cook, Justin
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer
Mizuno, Ryouma
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Takakuwa, Hajime
Sound Director


Opening Theme

Apple Music
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"Harmony" by Shouta Aoi

Ending Theme

1: "Rainbow" by Yuuma Uchida (eps 1-12)
2: "Tone" by Shouta Aoi (eps 13)


Dec 28, 2019
Please note this review is intended to be read by those that have finished watching Kono Oto Tomare and while care has been taken to minimise story related spoilers there may still be spoilers within character analysis. You have been warned.

Intro and premise

Based off a popular manga of the same name Kono Oto Tomare is a music, drama and school-based anime that gives us the unique opportunity to see the kinds of challenges that Tokise high schools Koto club faces in an era where ancient instruments like the koto are increasingly being forgotten by their fellow students and worst its players being seen ...
Oct 28, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Pretty equal if not a teensy bit better than the first season, just a culmination of all the sweat and tears of the gang and a finale that was just stunning really.

This season in my opinion was better than the first due to a few reasons, I think that the character of Akira Dojima was just beautiful. I think that her character is so intriguing, it's so worth the time to explore further, it really propelled the group to be better and it was really the main reason this series got better and better.

I also liked that we got a bit more Koto this time ...
May 13, 2020
Preliminary (4/13 eps)
first of all i want to say i hate the romance bullshit and i don't care about the whole romance relationships thing
most of the reviews did'nt really do the justice for me so i am writing this review to give you my honest opinion about this show

notice :- this review is wroten by a crying baby who is gonna write an review just to complain about anime for 4 hours


story ( 1/10 ) :-

how many flashbacks and bullshit drama do you want ?!

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