To appreciate existing music-themed mangas, recently a leading polling site, Goo Ranking, asked fans in Japan to determine which manga themed their favorite music.
The result, the manga Nodame Canbaile succeeded in getting the most votes at once making it a favorite Japanese-preferred manga theme of Japanese fans.
The manga by Tomoko Nimomiya tells the story of Shinichi Chiaki, a student of the very talented Musical Academy of Momogaoka. His talent came down from his father who is a famous pianist. Although attending piano school, but Chiaki's real goal is to become a Conductor.
Once, Chiaki meets a woman named Megumi Nodame who loves piano. Although very talented playing the piano, but Nodame can not read the score well and not yet serious in music. Later, the presence of Chiaki who opened the eyes of Nodame to the real world of music.
Manga Nodame Canbaile then gets an anime adaptation into three seasons. Nodame Cantabile (24 episodes), Nodame Cantabile: Paris-Hen (12 episodes) and Nodame Cantabile: Finale (13 episodes).
Poisis second manga themed Japanese fans favorite music is K-On! with 495 votes. Before the animation appeared, K-On! was not so popular. The first volume of manganese only sold 26,500 copies. But what the Kyoto Animation is doing is magical. They take humor based on music and enhance character development and fans love it.
Manga K-On! is a four-panel comic strip manga written and illustrated by Kakifly. First appeared in the manga magazine published by Houbunsha Manga Time Kirara in 2007 in Japan. Later in Indonesian manga K-On! licensed by Elex Media Komputindo.
Here's a list of favorite music-themed manga choices of Japanese fans veris Goo Ranking .
- Nodame Cantabile – 978 votes
- K-On! – 495 votes
- Your Lie in April – 387 votes
- Kids on the Slope – 217 votes
- Aozora Yell – 190 votes
- Beck – 146 votes
- Nana – 124 votes
- Piano no Mori: The Perfect World of Kai – 90 votes
- La Corda d'Oro – 79 votes
- Kono Oto Tomare! – 70 votes
- Detroit Metal City – 64 votes
- Fuuka – 57 votes
- Sensual Phrase (Kaikan Phrase) – 54 votes
- Anonymous Noise (Fukumenkei Noise) – 53 votes
- Mashiro no Oto – 45 votes