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K-ON is about 5 high school girls who become friends through the Light Music Club. Yui the lead guitarist, Tsumugi the keyboardist, Mio the bassist, Azusa the rhythm guitarist, and Ritsu the drummer. K-ON is the story of 5 aspiring musicians and their journey through high school together.
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Series cast summary:
Aki Toyosaki Aki Toyosaki ...  Yui Hirasawa / ... 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Yôko Hikasa Yôko Hikasa ...  Mio Akiyama 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Satomi Sato Satomi Sato ...  Ritsu Tainaka 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Minako Kotobuki ...  Tsumugi Kotobuki 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Catherine Fu Catherine Fu ...  Mio Akiyama 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Lili Troncale ...  Yui Hirasawa 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Shelby Lindley ...  Tsumugi Kotobuki 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Cassandra Lee Morris ...  Ritsu Tainaka 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Stephanie Sheh ...  Yui Hirasawa / ... 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Cristina Valenzuela ...  Mio Akiyama 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Asami Sanada Asami Sanada ...  Sawako Yamanaka 36 episodes, 2009-2011
Karen Strassman ...  Sawako Yamanka / ... 35 episodes, 2009-2011
Madoka Yonezawa Madoka Yonezawa ...  Ui Hirasawa 34 episodes, 2009-2011
Ayana Taketatsu Ayana Taketatsu ...  Azusa Nakano 33 episodes, 2009-2011
Xanthe Huynh ...  Ui Hirasawa / ... 33 episodes, 2009-2011
Christine Marie Cabanos ...  Azusa Nakano 32 episodes, 2009-2011
Candice Moore ...  Azusa Nakano 32 episodes, 2009-2011
Chika Fujito Chika Fujito ...  Nodoka Manabe 31 episodes, 2009-2011
Laura Bailey ...  Nodoka Manabe 31 episodes, 2009-2011
Yoriko Nagata Yoriko Nagata ...  Jun Suzuki / ... 24 episodes, 2009-2010
Michelle Ann Dunphy Michelle Ann Dunphy ...  Jun Suzuki 19 episodes, 2009-2010
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K-ON is about 5 high school girls who become friends through the Light Music Club. Yui the lead guitarist, Tsumugi the keyboardist, Mio the bassist, Azusa the rhythm guitarist, and Ritsu the drummer. K-ON is the story of 5 aspiring musicians and their journey through high school together.

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Welcome to the Light Music Club! See more »


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Japan

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

2 April 2009 (Japan) See more »

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K-On!! See more »

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The characters in the anime series released an actual 2-Disc album entitled 'Hokago Teatime'. which debuted at #1 in Japan. It's the first time fictional anime characters' music CD topped either the weekly album or single chart in Japan. See more »

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Referenced in Tamori Club: Episode dated 12 August 2011 (2011) See more »

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Hokago Teatime
2-CD mini album
by K-ON!
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The Ultimate Anti-Depressant
15 March 2017 | by BecauseIAmBATMANSee all my reviews

Even though K-On! is supposed to be about the light music club in a Japanese high school, 80% of the show is the characters drinking tea, eating cake or simply having fun with the music part gracing us rarely. There is no plot and is mostly about cute girls doing cute things. But then, why does it work so well?

Its the characters and the completely relaxed atmosphere. Even if the characters live in their exaggerated anime land tropes, they feel real and honest. There is nothing to worry about while watching this show, watching these characters have fun, be carefree and work hard when they need to makes us have a wonderful time. This show is the equivalent of being served hot chocolate after being invited to a warm cozy home in winter or cool ice cream in summer. Its the ultimate anti- depressant.

There is great sense of escapist nostalgia while watching this show, its self aware with the fact with characters who never get fat while eating so many sweets, or having successful shows even though they barely practice and goof up something near the last moments. One would wish if real life were like K-On!

When the series ends you are left with a sense of melancholia that is bittersweet on seeing the characters graduate and move on with their fun phase of school life. But you know they will never stop having fun till the end.


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