Kiniro no Corda
La Corda d'Oro
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Kiniro no Corda

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kin Iro no Corda, The Golden String
Japanese: 金色のコルダ
English: La Corda d'Oro
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 17
Chapters: 75
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 5, 2004 to Mar 24, 2011
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Drama Drama, Romance Romance
Themes: Music Music, Reverse Harem Reverse Harem
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: LaLa
Authors: Kure, Yuki (Story & Art)


Score: 7.811 (scored by 44124,412 users)
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Ranked: #11302
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Popularity: #1459
Members: 10,850
Favorites: 278

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Every few years, the prestigious Seiso Academy holds a prominent musical competition, and only the very best students at the Academy are allowed to participate. Though all are eligible to apply, only students from the music department actually make it to the competition...until now.

(Source: VIZ Media)


Kiniro no Corda was published in English as La Corda d'Oro by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from October 3, 2006 to May 7, 2013.

The series is based on the 2003 video game of the same name, of which mangaka Yuki Kure was the character designer.

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Aug 11, 2015
Maffy (All reviews)
First of all, I would like to clarify that I am an avid fan of romance, to the point that I have become quite strict with romantic works (especially the shoujo ones), since I have read so many. That being said, I can still find them enjoyable and easy to read even if there are flaws. That is more or less the case with Kiniro no Corda (La Corda d'Oro); I enjoyed the ride, but cannot honestly say it was really good. I would say my biggest problem of all was that the start gave me a ton of expectations that unfortunately… were not favorably read more
Mar 29, 2013
Vampire94Child (All reviews)
This can only be described as a beautiful manga, the art was drawn so well, you could see each character grow as well. Personally this manga just made me really happy while reading it, the author put so much passion into the story and it's made me want to headphones on listen to classical music (something I very rarely do) close my eyes and just feel the music.
Apr 30, 2014
Courtliza (All reviews)
This is by far one of the best manga series I've read. As a music student, I really enjoy music school themed anime/manga so I loved La Corda d'Oro.

Story 8/10
The story is intriguing and interesting, each characters individual stories were fascinating and you really could see character development throughout the series.

Art 10/10
By far one of my favorite styles. I loved the art overall, especially the detail in the musical instruments.

Character 9/10
Sometimes Kahoko annoyed me, but I could relate to her a lot as her music experience is similar to mine. She is one of my favorite girl characters.

Enjoyment 10/10
I loved it! I loved all read more
Dec 29, 2016
Duckielover151 (All reviews)
There are very few manga series I've read to completion. And this one kind of took me by surprise. I picked up the first three at a convention about a year ago, mostly because the booth was having some kind of sale, not because the story sounded like something I just had to read. But after just two volumes, I found myself sucked in, already quite attached to the characters and the story's potential. I'll admit it. I'm a bit of a sucker for the kind of stories that center around the characters being really passionate about whatever their craft is. I mostly find that read more


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