Nodame kantâbire (2006– )

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance
8.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.7/10 from 968 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

Two musicians united in talent, divided by nature - the upper-class perfectionist Chiaki and the sloppy middle-classer Nodame - fall in love.

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 01 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 34 titles
created 17 Oct 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 06 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 07 Aug 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 12 Nov 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Nodame kantâbire (2006– )

Nodame kantâbire (2006– ) on IMDb 8.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Nodame kantâbire.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2006  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Nana (TV Series 2006)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Komatsu Nana moves to Tokyo, after a break-up. On the train, she meets Osaki Nana, the vocalist of a Punk band, who is also moving there. The two girls end up becoming flat mates and together they support each other, while facing life.

Stars: Brian Drummond, Ashleigh Ball, Nicole Bouma
Toradora! (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Ryuji Takasu lives in a falling down house with his mother, and although being a nice guy is cursed with the evil look of his father causing people to avoid him.Taiga Aisaka is a tiny,self ... See full summary »

Stars: Rie Kugimiya, Junji Majima, Yui Horie
N.H.K ni yôkoso! (TV Series 2006)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

N.H.K ni yôkoso! (Welcome to the N.H.K) revolves around the life of Tatsuhiro Satou, a 22 year old hikikomori who hasn't got a job and feels that the world around him is all a "conspiracy" ... See full summary »

Stars: Yutaka Koizumi, Yui Makino, Wataru Hatano
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Hideki Takeuchi
Stars: Juri Ueno, Hiroshi Tamaki, Eita
Nobuta wo produce (TV Mini-Series 2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Shuji (Kamenashi Kazuya) is one of the most popular guy in school. He tries to avoid Akira (Tomohisa Yamashita), because of his constant annoyance. But Kame isn't just like that. At home, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kazuya Kamenashi, Tomohisa Yamashita, Maki Horikita
My Boss, My Hero (TV Series 2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The series is mainly about a 27 year old man named Makio Sakaki. His purpose is to become a successor after his father. However, he must pass high school first in order to prove himself ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Yui Aragaki, Yuya Tegoshi
Nodame kantâbire (TV Series 2007)
Animation | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Stars: Yoshinori Fujita, Shinji Kawada, Sanae Kobayashi
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Mizuki disguises herself as a boy and transfers to the same all-boys high school her idol, Izumi Sano, a high-jump athlete that gave up on the sport, attends. In between the antics of their classmates, she'll try to get him to jump again.

Stars: Maki Horikita, Shun Oguri, Tôma Ikuta
Boys Over Flowers (TV Series 2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Makino Tsukushi, coming from a humble family of reduced income, feels out place at Eitoku Gakuen, a school largely attended by the progeny of the most rich and powerful people of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mao Inoue, Jun Matsumoto, Shun Oguri
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Hideki Takeuchi
Stars: Juri Ueno, Hiroshi Tamaki, Eita
Natsume yûjinchô (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When Natsume Takashi inherits a book that belonged to his late grandmother he realizes the book is filled with the names of spirits she defeated and bound to her will. He then decides to return their names so they can be free once again.

Stars: Hiroshi Kamiya, Kazuhiko Inoue, Miki Itô
GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (TV Series 1998)
Drama | Comedy | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Also known as "Great Teacher Onizuka." Former juvenile delinquent Onizuka finds himself thrust into to role of high school teacher, facing students who behave just as he used to and an ... See full summary »

Stars: Takashi Sorimachi, Nanako Matsushima, Aya Enjôji
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Juri Ueno ...
 Megumi 'Nodame' Noda (11 episodes, 2006)
...
 Chiaki Shinichi (11 episodes, 2006)
...
 Ryutaro Mine (11 episodes, 2006)
Asami Mizukawa ...
 Kiyora Miki (11 episodes, 2006)
Keisuke Koide ...
 Masumi Okuyama (11 episodes, 2006)
...
 Saiko Tagaya (11 episodes, 2006)
Yûya Endô ...
 Mamoru Ookouchi (11 episodes, 2006)
Saeko ...
 Sakura Saku (11 episodes, 2006)
Mayuko Iwasa ...
 Reina Ishikawa (11 episodes, 2006)
Kôen Kondô ...
 Keiji Tamaki (11 episodes, 2006)
Makoto Sakamoto ...
 Youhei Hashimoto (11 episodes, 2006)
Rinako Matsuoka ...
 Moe Suzuki (11 episodes, 2006)
Emiko Matsuoka ...
 Kaoru Suzuki (11 episodes, 2006)
Yukina Takase ...
 Makiko Tanaka (11 episodes, 2006)
Masatô Ibu ...
 Ryuken Mine (11 episodes, 2006)
Kosuke Toyohara ...
 Kozo Eto / ... (11 episodes, 2006)
Masahiko Nishimura ...
 Hajime Tanioka (11 episodes, 2006)
(9 episodes, 2006)
Erika Matsuo ...
 Violinist (9 episodes, 2006)
Natsuki Obama
(9 episodes, 2006)
Edit

Storyline

Two musicians united in talent, divided by nature - the upper-class perfectionist Chiaki and the sloppy middle-classer Nodame - fall in love.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 October 2006 (Japan)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Joyful comedy about a pair of talented music students, and their orchestra
22 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One thing I can say about this series is that it's an expensive production with no efforts spared to improve the quality of the show. The actors are top notch, and music is portrayed accurately with interesting points captured to highlight the talents of the performers.

Shinichi Chiaki (Hiroshi Tamaki) is a talented music school student studying piano. His reputation is near cult level amongst the students. Combined with his good looks, he has many girls (and even a boy) enamored with him. One day under duress, he finds himself in his next door neighbor's apartment. His neighbor turns out to be Noda Megumi or Nodame (Juli Ueno) also a student studying piano in his school. She a perfect slob and her room is filled with garbage, and can't even find her own bed. Nodame was a child prodigy and can play almost any music without reading the music, but due to unfortunate incident during her childhood, has no aspiration to improve on her talent. Her goal is to become a preschool teacher. They meet, and Nodame comes to rely on Chiaki. She visits his apartment for food, to borrow a bath (because gas in her apartment has been stopped for non payment of monthly fees), and any excuse to be close to him. Chiaki has one weakness - due to a childhood trauma, he can't take a plane or a boat trip. This prevents him from going aboard to study in great European conservatories. One day a great conductor Frantz Strezemann (Naoto Takenaka) shows up at their school. He's a terrible womanizer but his true reason for coming to their school is - to teach Chiaki (On behest of the school's headmaster). Chiaki is a senior but he decides to change his major from pianist to a conductor. Strezemann starts to collect a rag tag team of flunky (but talented) students to form an orchestra and puts Chiaki in charge as its conductor. Chiaki while disgusted with the lack of discipline of the orchestra, with his talent and devotion, makes it into a credible ensemble of performers. In the mean time Nodame's talent is also discovered and she gets the training that she really deserves, but the only one who's not too excited about it is Nodame herself.

This is a delightful love comedy played on the back of an inspiring story about two talented musician's way to becoming world class performers. The show is both entertaining and inspiring. Hiroshi Tamaki captures the mood of world class composer in training perfectly, and Juli Ueno plays the unlikely partner to the perfectionist Tamaki portrays.

One of best comedy drama to come out of Asia of all times, it's highly recommended for viewing along with its "Europe TV Speciall" and the two "Nodame Final part 1 and 2" movies.

An English subtitled version is available for all audiences.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
THIS IS THE COOLEST DRAMA EVER~! ellybelly00
will i like this.. ? scumm-kla
special europe episode!! takahara_hideyoshi
What the hell is this??!! IndonesianGirl
Does Chiaki... Legendre0226
Discuss Nodame kantâbire (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?