Nodame Cantabile: Finale

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Synonyms: Nodame Cantabile Third Season, Nodame Cantabile Season 3, Nodame Cantabile: Finale
Japanese: のだめカンタービレ フィナーレ


Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 15, 2010 to Mar 26, 2010
Premiered: Winter 2010
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, MusicMusic
Demographic: JoseiJosei
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.241 (scored by 6687466,874 users)
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Ranked: #2882
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Popularity: #1538
Members: 122,545
Favorites: 401

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Shinichi Chiaki is quickly making a name for himself as the principal conductor of the revitalized Roux-Marlet Orchestra, and Megumi "Nodame" Noda has made leaps and bounds as a pianist at the Conservatoire de Paris. However, tensions mount between the two as Nodame feels left behind by Chiaki's growing success and his close friendship with legendary piano prodigy Rui Son. Disregarding her teacher Professor Charles Auclair's advice, Nodame enters another piano competition in an attempt to jumpstart her own performance career.

Meanwhile, those around Chiaki and Nodame are at their own crossroads. Rui begins to doubt herself after hearing Nodame's playing and being denied tutelage from Auclair; Maestro Franz von Stresemann faces the reality of his mortality; pianists Yunlong Li and Tatiana Vishneva feverishly prepare for a competition, while the latter also struggles with her growing feelings for oboist and fellow student Yasunori Kuroki.

As Chiaki, Nodame, and their friends continue on their respective journeys, they must not only strive to stay true to themselves, but also remember where it all started.

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Kon, Chiaki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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"Manazashi ☆ Daydream (まなざし☆デイドリーム)" by Yuu Sakai (さかいゆう)

Ending Theme

"Kaze to Oka no Ballad (風と丘のバラード)" by Real Paradis with Nodame Orchestra

Apr 7, 2010
We've often heard the adage that the book is always better than the film/TV series, but how true is that statement? There are many cases where the written work is superior to the adaptation, and the reasons for the sometimes massive differences range from the limits of one's imagination and ability to visualise, to important chunks of plot being left on the cutting room floor.

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So, Nodame Cantabile is finally over, and with it we say our collective goodbyes, gyabos and mukyas to the odd couple of the classical world. The aptly named "Finale" follows directly on ...
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Nodame Cantabile is truly a master piece because it got you hooked up from the 1st season till the 3rd season ending with beautiful music and awesome storyline it makes a really great anime.

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Art: Calming and beautiful.

Sound: Beautiful classical music... which isn't so popular nowadays but still captures ...
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This may be quite unfair but I really want to rate this show based on all 3 seasons and I am going to do just that.

~~ This is based on my experience after watching S1,S2 + S3 ~~

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