Two musicians united in talent, divided by nature - the upper-class perfectionist Chiaki and the sloppy middle-classer Nodame - fall in love.
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Juri Ueno ...
 Megumi 'Nodame' Noda (11 episodes, 2006)
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 Chiaki Shinichi (11 episodes, 2006)
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 Ryutaro Mine (11 episodes, 2006)
Asami Mizukawa ...
 Kiyora Miki (11 episodes, 2006)
Keisuke Koide ...
 Masumi Okuyama (11 episodes, 2006)
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 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)
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Erika Matsuo ...
 Violinist (9 episodes, 2006)
Natsuki Obama
(9 episodes, 2006)
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Great talent show cased
31 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nodame Kantabire is a live action off shoot of the manga by Tomoko Ninomiya, which also has an animated counter part.

Overall this series keeps in the spirit of both the original work and the animated work in comical antics and gags, which are quite enjoyable to watch.

The cast is full of incredible actors, Ueno Juri portrays the unique and often times quirky Noda Megumi with the up most talent, while Hiroshi Tamaki does a an excellent job playing Chiaki Shinichi. The most notable actor is Ogawa Shinji, his over the top performance of Franz Von Stresemann is a sight to behold and most memorable in my opinion. The cast gives a great performance to bring out each individual character. You can not help but fall in love with the characters in the show.

The live action series deviates on some musical pieces that are performed and selected from the original work and animation, but nonetheless are great musical pieces to hear. Should not pose a problem in watching the series.

Tomoko Ninomiya does her homework with musical history, references, and technical term. Unless your an uptight classical musician you would learn a thing or two about classical music and be happy with it.

You will not be disappointed if you decide to watch this series. I highly recommend it.


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