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Jan 11, 2010 3:35 PM

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6/10 The first half was full of fun comedy the second half was not that good. Looking forward to next season.
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Jan 13, 2010 10:11 PM

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Ritsu never got a love letter.;_;

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Jan 27, 2010 5:16 AM

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Good to see that it didn't suck like all the K-ON! haters want to think it does.
What if the Hokey Pokey is what it is all about?

Feb 4, 2010 10:13 PM

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Okay. I'm confused. I picked up the R2 DVDs for volumes 6 & 7 of K-On!. According to them, episode 12 is the last episode in the series and the "Fuyu no Hi!" and "Live House!" episodes are "bangaihen" (extra chapters).
Feb 6, 2010 5:16 PM
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Well i liked the episode
i think it was a good bonus episode, showing the characters doing things on their own rather than always being in the group
they're more of individuals now
Feb 26, 2010 6:20 AM

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Nice episode, it was really different.

K-ON! was amazing. I love it. Definitely a 9/10!
Mar 21, 2010 1:25 PM

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Kind of... relaxing (?) closure to the series. Somehow, Yui is like a unifying link of fluffiness and warmth. Her silly question seemed to bring them all together... it was cute. :D I don't know. The ending just made me feel warm inside, although nothing much happened in the episode...

In some ways I found it a suitable ending for the series, and in other ways I think I would've liked something with a little more punch. Well, loved the series anyway. :) Sad that it's over, of course.
Apr 10, 2010 11:28 AM

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I Love this Anime =D
Apr 12, 2010 3:00 PM
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Alexstratz said:
I don't know if it's necessary to talk about the goods and bads of a show like K-ON. What I do know is that K-ON is about tea, cake, and cosplaying moeblobs playing music. And as far as these are concerned, this show sure did it's job and some more. I'm gonna overrate this with a 8/10.

Spot on! It was fun, light, fluffy entertainment with cute and engaging characters. It may have been generic and slow at times, without enough actual music practice and performance for my liking, but it was time well spent watching. The OP and ED were well sung and produced, as were the concert scenes. I never ceased to grin, and laughed a few times an episode. It wasn't profound, but it was profoundly likeable.

Episode rating - 4/5
Series rating - 8/10
Roll on Series 2!
Apr 13, 2010 2:08 AM

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I watched the entire series in one day and I am absolutely moed :S but positively ^^
Overall 9/10
Looking forward to next season
Apr 13, 2010 3:03 AM

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Good Luck to season 2...
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May 22, 2010 10:48 PM

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Weird extra episode... definitely the first half missed the usual K-On! feel... I mean it felt so slice of life that I really doubted I was watching an Anime... Really it felt like I were watching a film of my grandpa when my aunt, uncle and mom were little... Really felt like anyone could do this... Really felt like watching something like that...

Ritsu's part was definitely cute... and we saw a boy!!!! Wahhh!!! the world is ending!!! Global Warming will completely engulf the planet and will make it a place inhabited! XD nah kidding... but seriously we got a pair of boys! for a short scene but we saw a pair of boys!!! Ritsu with no head band looks great! Prefer her without it... But looks so much like Yui so that sucks...

Yui!! Has nothing to do... or so looked like, but she really wanted to be together with the girls and well in the end she managed to be with them and actually make a meeting so that really show us that she's the glue of the group XD The nabe experiments sounds delicious... Oh and the Guitah part was funny too!

Azusa... she was cute, loved her because she coincidentally had to take care of a cat and actually called it Azu-nyan #2 XD And I thought she was afraid of cats... from now on she'll be more used to cosplay with the nekomimi!! I'm sure of that XD

Mio... Mio, she actually had a nice idea isolating herself to the seaside, to bad it was so windy and cold that she couldn't even write a single letter! In fact for a moment I thought she was going to write a sad/melancholic song, but I guess she didn't and just left it there and went back to think about it again... Oh by the way looks like she has problems with a computer so that's pretty much why she wrote that letter to Ritsu... that was really funny XD! Ritsu actually believed that a boy wrote her a letter XD.. But it was from Mio XD... I'd love to see a Ritsu + Mio doujin XD

And MUuGI! She really surprised me! Getting a job? That was really unexpected peps! never thought she would really wanted to work but I guess it's all about the need of being independent and do whatever she wants and the real reason why she worked there was because she wants her own money and wants to be a normal girl just like everyone else in the Club... I love that! She has grown so much... maybe she had that idea before but this definitely sealed it and showed us that she's a really good friend... and a nice Tea Maker XD

Loved the Anime... It's really hard to rate... It never had something substantial.. never had a real goal... Okay Realistic if you wanna but in the end it never had an meaning to me... But it really made a perfect job trying to represent a normal life of a high school girl band... the slice of life is really perfect... and the character growth is awesome too... if it were for me I'd give it a 7 but my happy easy going heart really enjoyed and felt completely glued to the anime, felt the passion and because of that I'll give it a 9/10

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Jun 13, 2010 12:13 AM

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this show was not funny at all. that ending was not an ending at all. the five elements of a storyline, that i learned in school contained:
the rising action,
falling action,
and the resolution.

without any sort of problem there wasn't anything other than a beginning... no real obstacle that the group had to overcome.

in other words, imo this show was a 13-episode-continuously-boring-show-about-nothing, because nothing was accomplished in the end
Jun 29, 2010 12:10 PM

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BlackTruth said:
this show was not funny at all. that ending was not an ending at all. the five elements of a storyline, that i learned in school contained:
the rising action,
falling action,
and the resolution.

without any sort of problem there wasn't anything other than a beginning... no real obstacle that the group had to overcome.

in other words, imo this show was a 13-episode-continuously-boring-show-about-nothing, because nothing was accomplished in the end

Yes, think of the story like a "fish".
But not all stories are like that, which I think is good. I really liked K-ON and I would not say it's been time wasted or unfunny.
Jul 8, 2010 4:00 PM
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aaaahhh nice ep!!!!
very cute.....a good closed!!!
definitely favorite characters list:
4.Yui e Azu-nyan

next to 2nd season!!!!
Jul 21, 2010 7:59 AM

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Too much moe here, but the five girls are really adorable. It was ok.

Jul 26, 2010 2:16 PM

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This one was better than other.
Jul 26, 2010 5:55 PM
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At the beginning, it sort of made me feel kind of sad, but the ending was funny.
I felt sorry for Tsumugi at her job.
Jul 29, 2010 6:35 PM

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Awesome Show ^^

soo many heart warming moments. Yui is soooo lovable :D i thought ritsu will have a bf but then again alot of otaku would have rage if that happen.
Aug 12, 2010 4:35 PM

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am i the only one who thought this was a weird episode?

Yui was still the cutest god damn it what's with me xD

5/5 and oh it's ended :-( 9/10 :D

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Aug 13, 2010 6:50 PM

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It was good; would have been better if I didn't know about a second season. Fun series to watch. =]
Aug 14, 2010 8:09 PM

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Well. These sort of series I usually avoid. And now I remember why. It was very cute and I did enjoy some parts but overall I found it quite boring and uneventful. If Mio wasn't such a cute character I would have dropped back at ep2. =_= Best part of this anime was the characters.. and the ending song.

Overall, I gave this series a 6/10.

Aug 15, 2010 1:41 AM

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Ritsu with bangs is <333

Didn't think I'd like this show as much as I did, I don't watch slice of life usually but I finished this in a day. I'm gonna wait a while before I start season 2 ahaha
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Aug 27, 2010 6:13 PM

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very cute episdoe. the part with the warm hands was hillarious! aww, what a great anime! i can't wait for season two...
i salute to you K-On!
Sep 3, 2010 8:04 PM

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Awesome show, hope season 2 lives up to season 1!!

Sep 28, 2010 6:42 PM

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Pretty boring, but the ending was absolutley sweet! Didn't particularly like the drama because it felt so fo-holy shit boys in K-ON!
Dec 29, 2010 11:14 PM

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LOL at Mio's lyrics Ritsu mistaken it as a love letter
Jan 8, 2011 2:36 AM

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On to season 2~
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.~
Feb 22, 2011 3:54 AM

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She thought it was a love letter lol
Apr 4, 2011 6:23 AM
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Wow, I never thought I was gonna like this anime nor I know why I did. I mean, the characters are so-so (except for Mio - I really like her), the music is average (the ED song is amazing though), the art is good but I don't like the character designs, so many "moe moments" were really annoying and the story was uneventful.

But in the end, I loved watching K-ON!... Why? I don't know, I guess I just had fun watching it. I can count how many times I laughed in each episode. So this is gonna get a 8/10 from me.

As for this episode: Azusa with the cat really reminded me of myself when I brought a puppy home. I had no idea what to do so I just sat in the couch with it by my side and petted it. I spent my entire afternoon like that because I had no idea how to take care of a dog and the puppy followed me everywhere if I tried to get up.
Apr 20, 2011 5:34 PM
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It's no coincindence I didn't start really liking this series until Azusa joined, she's just the cutest. Especially when her and the cat mimiced each other.

Get's a harsh 7 for the weak first 1/2 of the series and I feel it would be the weakest of my 8's. But as i'm new to anime if I find I watch more 7's and there weaker than this I may reconsider.
May 16, 2011 6:49 PM
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Good episode, though 12 felt more like a season finale. Ritsu contemplating the "love letter" was the cutest she's been all season. I loved Mugi getting a job, and she has been my favorite character consistently throughout the season.

All-in-all, it's a good anime, but it's definitely not for everyone, especially if you don't like "cute girls doing cute things." I didn't find it to be all that funny, but it was still enjoyable. I think all the characters are likable, and I loved the moe moments. 7/10.
Sep 19, 2011 9:57 PM

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Awesome show. Glad I finally got around to watching it. I was afraid the moe would be too intense but I kinda just ignored it and overall had fun watching.
Sep 27, 2011 12:53 PM
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Definitely going to start with the second season as soon as I'm done with the special episodes.

Sep 27, 2011 4:02 PM

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This episode felt like filler. The last episode was a better ending. While I much prefer music focused anime like Beck or Nodame Cantabile this one was cute & easy to enjoy.
Such junk...
Dec 1, 2011 7:57 PM

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I actually thought this was one of the better episodes of the series, and that it was the best way to end it. It did have that "Someday in the Rain" feel to it as well.
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Dec 11, 2011 3:50 PM
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AO968 said:
I never expected Mugi to take a job at a fast food chain. With all her assets, you'd think she'd never have to work at all.

See, that's the thing with Mugi: she's rich as anything, but the simple life (at least relative to her) fascinates her. When her friends visit her vacation homes, she wants to keep it as normal as possible, but apparently, she's unable to express to her servants what that entails, so they leave luxuries behind that she didn't want. She (in the anime) didn't know about haggling, presumably because she could afford any price they might ask, and seems delighted at the chance to try it out. There's a chapter in vol. 3 of the manga that shows more. So yeah, it's not about whether she could afford to live without working; she just wants to.

Azusa got off easy, considering a certain other girl we all know and love who likes to pet kitties...

Ooh, I thought she seemed worried and distracted. Ra-bu re-ta!

...Only... not?
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Mar 12, 2012 2:12 AM

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Overall, moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe moe. And a bit more moe.

Can't wait to watch K-on!! for even more moe.
Apr 7, 2012 8:34 PM

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Yui was so moe.
Jun 5, 2012 1:04 AM

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Cat scene was very cute. xD
Jun 29, 2012 11:42 PM

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A very relaxing, slow-paced peek into the Keions lives. Wasn't too bad.

As for the anime overall I gotta say it's between a 7 or 8 out of 10. Say what you want about this series, but it's a well done SOL.
Jul 13, 2012 4:54 PM

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After slowpoke-ing it up and only just getting round to watching the series I have to say I really enjoyed it!

The ED is definitely a favourite and very very catchy!

It'd be nice to be able to squeeze the second series in before the subs come out for the film in a week!
Jul 17, 2012 7:13 AM

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This episode had a weird atmosphere to it. Everyone was a little down, but then there was Yui to bring them all together again. The "love letter" Ritsu thought she received were actually lyrics from Mio. xD

Overall a very relaxing and funny series. 8/10.
Jul 27, 2012 2:07 AM

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This episode was a really nice extra episode. Ritsu was flustered with the 'love lyrics' that Mio gave to her in the mail which she thought was a love letter LOL. Mio went to the seashore to think of new lyrics. Yui was just lazing around as usual. xD Tsumugi working part-time at a fast-food restaurant. Azusa was so cute when she was looking after Azunyan # 2 LOL <3 Loved it when they all got together towards the end of the episode.

Overall the series was a very enjoyable slice-of-life Anime. Very light and lively. The characters are unique in their own way. Yui is such an airhead but she's so damn lovable, very caring and all. Mio is the more mature one but I love the fact that she gets scared so easily. Ritsu's the tomboy that's usually the troublemaker, although she does have her serious moments haha. Love the fact that Tsumugi comes from a rich family and the way she treats the members with tea is so nice. Azusa is by far my favourite though. As soon as I saw her first appearance, I started loving K-ON! even more. xD She's so awesome and quite mature for her age. :D Azunyan ftw!

Giving K-ON! an 8/10 Time for Season 2 and eventually the movie. :D
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Aug 3, 2012 10:24 PM

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Pretty good episode. Most drama I've seen in this series yet, in my opinion.
Aug 15, 2012 1:23 PM

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game8910 said:
Someday in the Rain....K-ON version

Funny because I was thinking the exact same thing! Haha

But yes a very good bonus episode! Cool seeing each of them on their own. Favourite part was when Yui and Ritsu were putting their hands on each others' faces lol
Aug 20, 2012 5:18 PM

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Nice extra episode up to the specials and than the second season!
Aug 29, 2012 5:42 PM

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When they were all in a pickle at the same time, it was soo intense! I was on the edge of my seat!!!!

And K-On exceeded my expectations! I'm looking forward to the next season!

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Sep 16, 2012 3:57 AM

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the first boys of the show, shown in the very last episode haha! Great slice of life episode! surprised me when things started to go bad for the girls lol. didn't expect that....LOL but Yui did a good job pulling everyone together and things turned out alright =)
Oct 2, 2012 1:12 PM

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Kind of boring extra , could live without it seriously
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