Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life


Seasons & Episodes

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EP1 New Club Members Apr 07, 2019

It's Takezo Kurata's 3rd year at Tokise High and he's now the sole member of the Koto Club after his upperclassmen graduated. If no new students join, the club will be disbanded. He's in for a shock, however, when Chika Kudo, a delinquent, joins the club.

EP2 Having What It Takes Apr 14, 2019

It's time to entice more first years into joining the koto club. Even though Takezo's solo performance doesn't seem to capture the crowd, the beautiful Satowa Hozuki suddenly shows up asking permission to join.

EP3 The Koto Club Reborn Apr 21, 2019

Even though the instruments will soon be repaired, the club is still in need of more members or it'll be disbanded. Fortunately, Chika's old friends Saneyasu Adachi, Michitaka Sakai and Kota Mizuhara seem to be interested in joining.

EP4 The First Resounding Note Apr 28, 2019

The club members are having trouble learning the piece for their upcoming performance and being so naturally talented is making it hard for Satowa to know how to teach everyone. Will the club really be able to learn this piece in time?

EP5 Let Our Sound Resound and Reach Them May 05, 2019

It's almost time for the clubs big performance. They need to satisfy the whole school or the club will be disbanded! They're all nervous and the crowd seems displeased from the get-go. Can they do it?

EP6 An Invisible Boundary May 12, 2019

A new member, Hiro Kurusu, has joined the koto club. She's a second year student from the same class as Takezo. He hasn't talked to her much but she seems nice. Will she get along with the members of the club?

EP7 Unknown Sounds May 19, 2019

Both Chika and Hiro now know Satowa's secret. Now, Hiro plans to stir more trouble within the club with this new information. How will Hiro's meddling affect the club? Will their bonds prevail?

EP8 A Sign May 26, 2019

Chika and the other club members are having trouble understanding Satowa's instruction. Later, 2 girls from the elite Himesaka Girls Academy randomly show up at the clubroom that seem to know Satowa!

EP9 A Piercing Sound Jun 02, 2019

The koto club gets to hear Kanagawa's number 1, Himesaka, perform at Meiryo high school. Overwhelmed by the performance, Takezo seems shaken and it seems to have an effect on the whole group.

EP10 Near Yet Far Jun 09, 2019

The club decide to do a training camp so they can really focus on practicing their next piece. However, while everyone else seems to be improving, Kota's still struggling and feels left behind.

EP11 The Sound We Were Searching For Jun 16, 2019

The training camp has come to an end and the High School Students' Kanto Region Traditional Japanese Music Festival is finally around the corner. To the gang's surprise, the koto clubs from Meiryo and Himesaka are participating in the festival too.

EP12 Rivals Jun 23, 2019

Meiryo's brilliant performance has rattled some of the koto club members from Tokise. More schools perform but none seem to compare. Takezo's Aunt Isaki, however, doesn't seem so impressed by everyone's performances.

EP13 Kuon Jun 30, 2019

It’s nearing Takezo’s and the other’s time to perform but Chika’s hand injury is starting to really swell up. He’s determined to still perform with the others but is that a decision they will regret?

EP14 A Step Forward Oct 06, 2019

Tokise High School's koto club finished their performance. Despite the mistakes in the first half, they made a remarkable comeback in the second half. Now, they nervously await the results of the competition.

EP15 Becoming Aware Oct 13, 2019

After lunch, Satowa and her friends from her class start talking about boys. Since koto has been the center of her life, she cannot follow the conversation and later asks Hiro if she's weird compared to other girls.

EP16 Their Time Oct 20, 2019

On Tokise's school festival day, Takezo gets a surprise visit from the previous koto club president. He tells her that there are now seven members in the club and suggests that she come listen to their performance at the gym.

EP17 Reunion Oct 27, 2019

The piece for the qualifier has been decided. It's the piece that Satowa played at the National Koto Competition. Since Takinami's arrangement requires two 17-strings, Satowa goes to see her mother to borrow one.

EP18 Their Determination Nov 03, 2019

Takinami decides to have Akira Dojima be the koto instructor for the club. Since she's from the Hozuki School, the club members have some reservations about her becoming their koto teacher at first.

EP19 Confrontation Nov 10, 2019

Previously, Akira told Satowa that there was no need for Satowa to receive any lessons from her. Her attitude shows that she has resentment towards Satowa. What is it that she is carrying deep in her heart?

EP20 Another Chance Nov 17, 2019

After telling Takinami that she'd quit as a koto teacher, Akira goes to the club room to find that something is different with the koto club members' sound. During the practice, Takinami stops by and asks Akira and Satowa to play together.

EP21 Meaning and Role Nov 24, 2019

The members of the koto club have started thinking about what Takinami said: the meaning and role of their sound. In the meantime, Dojima arranges a meeting with the senior members of the Hozuki School.

EP22 Morning of the Showdown Dec 01, 2019

The day of the qualifier for nationals has finally come. Seeing other students upon their arrival at the venue, the Tokise koto club members realize that they're all there seriously aiming to go to nationals.

EP23 Champions' Resolve Dec 08, 2019

After losing to the Hakuto at the music festival, the members of the Himesaka realize they are no longer the undisputed number one in Kanagawa. They decide to make a shortlist to determine which of them will compete in the national championship prelim. However, this decision requires great sacrifices from certain members.

EP24 Beyond the Right Answer Dec 15, 2019

Himesaka Girls' Academy gave a powerful performance. Now it's time for Hakuto High School to take the stage. Will they give a performance that's the "right answer"? Or will it be different this time?

EP25 "Tenkyu" Dec 22, 2019

"Don't forget why you want to go to nationals"... With those words by Takinami in their hearts, each member of Tokise High School koto club takes the stage.

EP26 Starting Line Dec 29, 2019

Satowa confronts her mother and everyone waits for the results of the competition.
8| 0h30m| TV-PG| en| More Info
Released: 07 April 2019 Ended
Producted By: Shueisha
Country: Japan
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Official Website: http://www.konooto-anime.jp/

Since the graduation of the senior members of the club, Takezou ends up being the sole member of the "Koto" (traditional Japanese string instrument) club. Now that the new school year has begun, Takezou will have to seek out new members into the club, or the club will become terminated. Out of nowhere, a new member barges into the near-abandoned club room, demanding to join the club. How will Takezou be able to keep his club alive and deal with this rascal of a new member?

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