Chihayafuru, Kono Oto Tomare! Recommendations
~ traditional japanese activities club.
Kono Oto Tomare! = Koto music
Chihayafuru = Competitive Karuta
~ their feel and atmosphere are fairly similar.
~ aim for national!
Because of the similar premise and overall feeling/execution, of its plot and characters.
The stories of Chihayafuru and Kono Oto feature a group of high school students involved in a competitive club, trying to master their skill set well enough to compete in the nationals, for their respective activity/sport. Both shows are primarily school-life oriented, with a familiar balance of comedy, drama, and character development. One of the more striking resemblances between the shows is the characters. Each character, in these stories, has their own distinct personality, as well as unique backgrounds, goals, and motivations. Having the characters be not only likable, but also feel
They both revolve around forming a school club based off of traditional japanese activities with a relatively similar cast of characters that strive to work together to improve their craft.
Kono Oto Tomare focuses on traditional koto music while Chihayafuru concentrates on competitive karuta.
Their feel and atmosphere are fairly similar. From the animation, colors, tone and character interactions.
both introduce a traditional hobby from the japanese culture [kota + karuta]
- aiming for naitonals!!
- passionate characters
Both showcase the school life of a traditional club (karuta = traditional game; (koto = traditional instrument)
The story is pretty much alike with the exception of the characters personalities and their relationships
However: it's always magnificient to see them going all out
Three main characthers in a particolar club, 2 men and 1 girl; they search together another member for the club and the 2 men fall in love with the girl
both are character dramas with elements of romance that focus on a club made up of teens that practice an uncommon activity
Both have something to do about a club that has roots with Japanese tradition, where one is a traditional game while the other one is more of the traditional music.
Think about Your Lie In April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso)x Chihayafuru? You've got Kono Oto Tomare! This is a cross between Shigatsu's musical-ish teenage drama and Chihayafuru's traditional Japanese school club, and of course, romance! This one doesn't have any dragged triangle love, though!