Anime: Nodame Cantabile OVA 2

  Here we have it, the OVA that ends the series on a hilarious note. Set after the finale, we see Nodame and Chiaki’s relationship in full eccentric glory. Just 12 minutes long it documents a fight between our favourite couple as well as Yuiko’s trip to Paris to visit Chiaki. It also shows a … Continue reading

Anime: Nodame Cantabile Finale

And so we’re finally here, the last season of Nodame Cantabile. What a journey it has been. We’ve gone from Tokyo to Paris and heard a range of classical pieces and stir the heart. Most of all we’ve journeyed together with Nodame and Chiaki on a roller coaster of emotions in the pursuit of their … Continue reading

Anime: Nodame Cantabile Finale Special

Set just before the final season of Nodame Cantabile, I remember reading the manga chapters that were used for this episode and loving it then. Seeing it animated has really been a treat as it brings back so many fond memories of some of the most memorable characters from season 1. Also the fact that … Continue reading

Anime: Nodame Cantabile OVA

The first OVA from the Nodame Cantabile series, set after the second season. You’d be forgiven if you couldn’t recognize the main character of this OVA. It has been an entire season since we’ve seen him, and even then it wasn’t as if he was a major player in the first season. Who am I … Continue reading

Anime: Nodame Cantabile Paris Chapter

Continuing where the first season left off, the Paris chapter details the life of Nodame and Chiaki as they embark on their musical journey in Paris. Many things happen and new people are introduced. However it is a much shorter season with only 11 episodes.   There are a lot of things that happen in this season, … Continue reading

Anime: Nodame Cantabile Special

This 15 minute special sits just before episode 9 in the main season. It shows the journey to the music festival and the detour that the group took, which naturally had disastrous effects.   It’s hilarious and gives us a glimpse at Chiaki’s phobia of the sea. It also informs us (not too subtly) that Nodame is surprisingly well … Continue reading

Anime: Nodame Cantabile

Josei is a genre very close to my heart. I’ve grown to love it immensely. It may because I love the maturity and realism that comes with the genre, or it may be because I myself have grown up quite a bit. I’ve come to appreciate many josei titles so much so that if an … Continue reading