Sayonara Piano Sonata
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Sayonara Piano Sonata

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Synonyms: Goodbye Piano Sonata
Japanese: さよならピアノソナタ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 16
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 26, 2011 to Jul 27, 2012
Genres: Drama Drama, Romance Romance, Slice of Life Slice of Life
Theme: Music Music
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Dengeki Maoh
Authors: Akasaka, Aka (Art), Sugii, Hikaru (Story)


Score: 7.441 (scored by 32433,243 users)
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Ranked: #31562
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Popularity: #2290
Members: 7,510
Favorites: 58

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Enter Hikawa Naomi, son of a music critic, and Ebisawa Mafuyu, a young prodigy pianist who suddenly disappeared from the music world. Together they formed a rock band with members involved in classical and rock music.


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Oct 17, 2012
Sayonara Piano Sonata was a good manga to read simply because it shows how each one affects the other and how music became the center of all things.

Story-wise, it was good. The pacing and the interactions of the characters though some characters should have been given some importance such as the parents of the Mafuyu since they were introduced latter in the story[the mother that is]. It would have been better if the parents' problems were a bit exposed rather than a preview.

The art was... okay. It was not bad, but there were times where I felt the artist was too tired ...
Aug 6, 2014
“-Boy, What do you think mankind lives for? The answer is simple: Love and Revolution. In my opinion love, revolution and music are inseparable.-”

Story: 9/10
REALLY a good read, I love how everything was related to music at first but later it is more like a complement of their story
I felt the end a bit rushed, I get the idea about running away and living your dreams but where’s the revolution?! I mean I feel like there was something else, this manga needs a more volumes! A lot was not revealed, I guess I need to read the light novel, however they managed well ...
Sep 8, 2020
Sayonara Piano Sonata is the epitome of an underrated gem, lost to the waves of time and only standing out in an ocean of short manga due to extensive use of its brief runtime to develop the entirety of its cast, flesh out its themes and provide a satisfactory conclusion over the course of its three volume run. It accomplishes this in spite of its broad focus on a sizable cast of characters, backed by a memorable dynamic between both of its main leads, likable side characters that don't clutter up time from the main couple but if anything enhance it, a heartfelt and powerful ...

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