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Nodame kantâbire 

Two musicians united in talent, divided by nature - the upper-class perfectionist Chiaki and the sloppy middle-classer Nodame - fall in love.
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Juri Ueno ...  Megumi 'Nodame' Noda 11 episodes, 2006
Hiroshi Tamaki ...  Chiaki Shinichi 11 episodes, 2006
Eita ...  Ryutaro Mine 11 episodes, 2006
Asami Mizukawa Asami Mizukawa ...  Kiyora Miki 11 episodes, 2006
Keisuke Koide ...  Masumi Okuyama 11 episodes, 2006
Misa Uehara ...  Saiko Tagaya 11 episodes, 2006
Yûya Endô Yûya Endô ...  Mamoru Ookouchi 11 episodes, 2006
Saeko Saeko ...  Sakura Saku 11 episodes, 2006
Mayuko Iwasa Mayuko Iwasa ...  Reina Ishikawa 11 episodes, 2006
Kôen Kondô ...  Keiji Tamaki 11 episodes, 2006
Makoto Sakamoto Makoto Sakamoto ...  Youhei Hashimoto 11 episodes, 2006
Rinako Matsuoka Rinako Matsuoka ...  Moe Suzuki 11 episodes, 2006
Emiko Matsuoka Emiko Matsuoka ...  Kaoru Suzuki 11 episodes, 2006
Yukina Takase ...  Makiko Tanaka 11 episodes, 2006
Masatô Ibu ...  Ryuken Mine 11 episodes, 2006
Kosuke Toyohara Kosuke Toyohara ...  Kozo Eto / ... 11 episodes, 2006
Masahiko Nishimura ...  Hajime Tanioka 11 episodes, 2006
Takahiro Itô Takahiro Itô ...  Yuto Segawa 11 episodes, 2006
Cynthia Cheston 9 episodes, 2006
Erika Matsuo Erika Matsuo ...  Violinist 9 episodes, 2006
Natsuki Obama Natsuki Obama 9 episodes, 2006
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Two musicians united in talent, divided by nature - the upper-class perfectionist Chiaki and the sloppy middle-classer Nodame - fall in love.

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Japanese

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16 October 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Нодамэ Кантабиле See more »

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Great talent show cased
31 May 2010 | by tubzthegreatSee all my reviews

Nodame Kantabire is a live action off shoot of the manga by Tomoko Ninomiya, which also has an animated counter part.

Overall this series keeps in the spirit of both the original work and the animated work in comical antics and gags, which are quite enjoyable to watch.

The cast is full of incredible actors, Ueno Juri portrays the unique and often times quirky Noda Megumi with the up most talent, while Hiroshi Tamaki does a an excellent job playing Chiaki Shinichi. The most notable actor is Ogawa Shinji, his over the top performance of Franz Von Stresemann is a sight to behold and most memorable in my opinion. The cast gives a great performance to bring out each individual character. You can not help but fall in love with the characters in the show.

The live action series deviates on some musical pieces that are performed and selected from the original work and animation, but nonetheless are great musical pieces to hear. Should not pose a problem in watching the series.

Tomoko Ninomiya does her homework with musical history, references, and technical term. Unless your an uptight classical musician you would learn a thing or two about classical music and be happy with it.

You will not be disappointed if you decide to watch this series. I highly recommend it.


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