Shinichi Chiaki is a world-class musician who aspires to perform with Europe’s most illustrious ensembles. Being a member of a prominent family, he is an outspoken perfectionist; not only does he criticize himself, but he also criticizes others. Chiaki’s only stumbling block is his apprehension of flying. So, he’s stuck in Japan for the time being.
Chiaki meets Noda Megumi, or Nodame, in his fourth year at Japan’s premier music university. Initially, she appears to be an untidy, directionless young woman. Chiaki, on the other hand, is blown away by the quality of Nodame’s playing when he hears her play the piano for the first time. When Nodame moves into the flat next door to Chiaki’s, she reveals her undying love for him.
Nodame Cantabile is the narrative of two young musicians, Chiaki and Nodame, as they work their way to the top of the music business and learn from one another along the way.
10. Sakamichi no Apollon
In order to follow his father’s career, Nishimi Kaoru has had to move around a lot. For him, the first day of school at his new school was nothing more than a habit. Kaoru had always been an outcast because of his intellect and his status as the new transfer student. He only had to put up with it till he transferred again. However, this time was a little different. Mukae Ritsuko and Kawabuchi Sentaro were the first two people he started to get close to in the course of the semester. When Sentaro was a kid, he was known for getting into fights and skipping school. Kaoru is surprised to discover that the three of them have a passion for jazz, and he is actually loving his new town.
Yotsuba’s daily routine is full with excitement. As a five-year-old, she should know a lot more than she does, but she doesn’t. She’s curious, lively, and weird enough to be termed “strange” by her father. As a result, even the most mundane of events can be transformed into an exciting new adventure for her. Throughout the day, she meets new acquaintances and demonstrates to others that every day can be a delight.
8. Kimi wa Pet
Because she’s tired of living a life where she feels unappreciated and insulted, Sumire Iwaya adopts a small child from the street and takes him into her home. When it comes to making a normal life for themselves, the two seem to complement one other despite their extreme differences.
7. Ou-sama no Shichiya
Amy has a habit of dating the wrong men. As soon as she professed her feelings for the first time, the guy pushed her away. After that, her ex-boyfriend cheated on her. Working in Shuu’s pawnshop, does she have a chance of improving her ability to discern men?
She moves to the city and takes a job at a pet store because she is a dog lover.
For some reason, Tsukimi Kurashita is fascinated by jellyfish. She’s had a deep affection for them since she was a child, and she’s brought that love with her to her new home in Tokyo. It’s a safe sanctuary for girl geeks who squeal over everything from train sets to Japanese dolls in Amamizukan. Tsukimi, on the other hand, meets a gorgeous and fashionable woman at a pet shop by happenstance, which is exactly what the residents of Amamizukan have been trying to prevent! In addition to her fashionable attire, this woman has a lot more going for her. Tsukimi and her pals are about to go on an entirely new journey, and this strange encounter is merely the beginning.
4. Glass Mask
Tsukikage, a recluse actress, discovered a young actress named Kitajima Maya. Maya’s journey from a young girl to one of the greatest actresses of her generation is the focus of the film. Himekawa Ayumi, the daughter of a well-known movie couple, is Maya’s greatest adversary. The “Crimson Goddess” was the most coveted job for them all. Maya’s relationship with Hayami Masumi, the handsome and ruthless entertainment mogul who secretly became her number one admirer, has been hampered by misunderstandings and terrible timing.
3. Piano no Mori
One boy’s journey of self-discovery is mirrored in the other. Kai, the son of a prostitute who has played an abandoned piano in the forest near his home since he was a child, is one example. Then there is Syuhei, a child of renowned pianists, who was practically breast-fed by the instrument as a child. It is the piano that eventually connects their paths in life, though.
Subaru, a five-year-old girl, no longer has time for playmates or other activities. Why does this happen? In the midst of her twin brother Kazuma’s terminal illness, she is losing her memory of everything. Even Subaru isn’t safe. As a result, she pays him daily visits, engaging in conversation with him and performing for him in an effort to jog his memory of her. By the end of the day, he always does. The girl joins ballet classes after being persuaded by a friend to do so, and she quickly becomes enamored with the art form.
1. Skip Beat!
Kyoko Mogami moved to Tokyo to be by Sho’s side when he became an idol. But now that he’s renowned, he’s kicking her out! It won’t be long before Kyoko gets her just desserts by defeating Sho in the entertainment industry!
Kyoko’s wounded heart and scary wrath prevent her from getting into the talent agency of her choosing.. There is a catch: She must wear a bright pink uniform and put up with pampered celebrities in order to be promoted to the post of “The Love Me Section” at the agency. Kyoko must decide whether or not she can take the humiliation long enough to exact her vengeance.