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44 Musical Anime Shows To Watch

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The best music Anime tends to have an amazing soundtrack that compliments the action of the show but not only the Great Music can keep the story forward and viewers intrigued by the drama of the show behind the music; the motivation, romance, and friendship between the characters are often emotional and give depth to the characters and make Music more connected to the story and the audience.

Music heals those diseases that even science can’t cure, for example: Music can relieve stress without pills, and Music helps to calm stressful hearts. If that is blended with Anime, that would be great for Anime fans and music lovers across the world. Most Otaku love to watch this type of Anime to learn about the journey of a Musician and how they feel.

This Musical Anime is blended with the artistic struggle of Japanese animators with different stories of aspiring singers and musicians across Jazz, Rock, Pop, and the growing trend of Idol.

Here are the Best 44 Music Anime Shows to Watch

 Nana

Nana is a famous anime for its amazing soundtrack filled with rock and punk soundtracks. This music Anime revolves around the accidental meeting of two girls who share the same name NANA, but their personalities are completely different from each other. In this Anime, the most popular Japanese singers, Anna.

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Nana Anime Spring 2006

MadhouseTsuchiya and OLIVIA both contributed to the Anime not only production by giving the main characters their voices but also by releasing soundtrack albums composed completely of music used in Anime. Nana, Released in the spring of 2006 and having 47 episodes in total, Produced by Madhouse production, this Anime is available internationally on Hulu, Disney Plus, and ESPN+. This streaming platform provides online streaming services.

 Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso (Your Lie in April)

This Anime show follows a child prodigy, Known as ‘Human Metronome’ for playing the piano with precision and perfection. Kousei Arima is the prodigy child guided by a strict mother and diligent training, and he dominates every competition he enters. He earned much praise and admiration from his musical peers. When his mother suddenly passes away, that trauma makes him unable to hear the sound of a piano again, and he never takes the piano after that.

Your Lie in April, Shigatsu Wa kimi no uso

Your Lie in April
Fall 2014
A-1 Studios

Nowadays, kousei lives a quiet and unassuming life as a junior high school student with his friends, Tsubaki Sawabe and Ryouta Watari. While he was struggling with the trauma of his mother’s death, he continued to cling to music. But his life turns upside down the day when he meets an eccentric violinist; Kaori Miyazono, who forces him back into the spotlight as her companion with a little lie. These two musicians come closer as Kaori tries to fill his cousin’s world with color.

This anime has 22 episodes which were released in the fall of 2014; the first episode was aired on 10 Oct 2014.  A-1 Pictures produced this anime. This anime is on Crunchyroll but is available internationally on Hulu, a Streaming service.

 K-On!

A new first high school year always means something to come, and one of those things is joining a club, in which students get confused about which club they need to join. Yui Hirasawa stumbles upon Light Music Club and applies to it which she misunderstood that she will play small instruments such as castanets. She went to apologize and quit Light Music Club when she was unable to play instruments. 

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K-On!
Spring 2009
Kyoto Animation

Meanwhile, Light Music Club faces dispersal due to a lack of members in Music Club, which forces the club to offer Yui anything, from food to slacking in club activity time to convince her to stay a member of the group. Despite their efforts, Yui just insisted on leaving the group due to her lack of experience in music. At the last option, they play a piece for You that sparks her blazing passion, and finally, she is convinced to join the Light Music Club. After that, In Anime, all things move smoothly as they just mess around with bits and pieces of practice.

In this Anime there are 13 episodes. It was released in the spring of 2009 and had 2nd season also with 26 episodes. The studio that produced this show was Kyoto Animation. Currently, you can watch this anime on HiDive.

 Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad

Fourteen years old boy named Yukio “Koyuki” Tanaka is a depressed young boy with no goals in his life. But this all changes when he saves a strange-looking dog; Beck, from harassment by local kids. The owner of the dog is a 16-year-old Ryuusuke “Ray” Minami, and he is an emerging guitarist and a former member of a famous rock band.

Music Anime, BECK,

BECK; MONGOLIAN CHOP SQUAD
Fall 2004
Madhouse

After they meet each other, Koyuki and Ray meet again in a diner, as Ray knows his old band, and he introduces him to his former band’s meeting place and amazes Koyuki with his amazing guitar skills. Koyuki slowly takes an interest in the glamour of western Rock Culture then he decides to start playing the Guitar while Ray has different plans. He wants to lead the ultimate rock band.

Together with Ray’s younger sister Maho and a few other members, these two young boys start their careers in the world of Rock music by forming a band called BECK. This Anime mainly focus on the struggle and success of the group as they spread their fame across Japan.

BECK has 26 episodes in total, which aired on Oct 7, 2004. Madhouse was the studio that made this anime so beautiful, and it has an R rating means older than 17 years can watch this anime. You can Stream BECK on Fun Animation. 

 Nodame Cantabile

This Anime follows the story of a first-class musician, Shinichi Chiaki, whose dream is to play among the elites in Europe. As he comes from a distinguished family, he is an infamous idealist- not only is he fault-finding to himself but to others too. Also, he has a fear of flying which stops him from leaving for Europe. as a result, he is in Japan. In his Fourth year at Japan’s top music university, he meets Megumi Noda.

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Nodame Cantabile
Winter 2007
J.C. Staff

She refers to herself by the name of Nodame. She seems to be a messy girl with no goals in life. However, when Shinichi hears Nodame play the Piano for the first time, he is in admiration and awe of the kind of music she creates. But, he is shocked when he finds out she lives in his neighborhood, and worse, she is completely in love with Shinichi.

Nodame Cantabile has 23 episodes, and it was aired on 12 Jan 2007.
Studio- J.C. Staff
International Anime fans can stream it on Netflix.

 Sakamichi no Apollon(Kids on the Slope)

An Introverted classical pianist named Kaoru Nishimi, who is a top student, has arrived in Kyushu for his first year of high school. As he constantly moved from one place to another since his childhood, he cast aside all his hopes of fitting in with people. He prepares himself for another lonely and meaningless year when he meets the notorious delinquent Sentarou Kawabuchi.

Music Anime, Kids on the Slope

Kids on the Slope
Spring 2012
Tezuka Production, MAPPA

Sentarou’s unbounded love for jazz music made Kaoru learn more about the genre, which helped him slowly break out of his shell and made Sentarou his first friend. Kaoru starts playing the piano after-school the jazz sessions which are located in the basement of his classmate Ritsuko Mukae’s family record shop. He finds joy in using his musical talent, which brings enjoyment to himself and others also, which turns Kaoru summer into a memorable event that he will remember forever.

This is a story of Friendship, Music, and love that brought three unique persons together for appreciation for jazz.

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Spring of 2012, and the first episode was aired on 13 April 2012.
Studio- Tezuka Production, MAPPA
This Anime is streaming on Netflix, a streaming service provider

 Detroit Metal City

This Anime follows a shy boy Souichi Negishi, who always wants to be a pop idol but to pay his bills, he ends up in a death metal band named “Detroit Metal City” as the frontman.

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DMC(Detroit Metal City)
Aug 2008

He has to alter ego known as Johannes Krauser II, who is infamous as a demonic being who wants to bring the world to its knees which he only shows to the public. This is an OVA type of anime that was released on 8 Aug 2008 and had 12 episodes. It is produced by Sony Music Entertainment, Beyond C.

This anime is available on Amazon Prime for international fans.

 Tari Tari

This Anime follows the story of Konatsu Miyamoto, a student in high school who makes up her mind to build her singing club, and she wants to participate in a famous recital that is held every year in her school that is important for her as she screwed up last year recital a d high school principal stops her to participate in next recital. Her friend, Wakana Sakai, has given up on her singing, one for all, and Konatsu needs more than two members in the group, as she can find other members or not.

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Tari Tari
Summer 2012
P.V. Works

It has 13 Episodes, which were released on 1st July 2006, in the summertime. This anime is published by P.A. works.

This anime is available to audiences on Crunchyroll

 Takt Op. Destiny

In this Anime, an invasive species called D2s, attack The United States of America, originating from a black meteorite that fell to Earth. Humanity’s only savers are Musicarts, in this Musicarts include young women representing the piece of classical music; and a Conductor, the one who controls them.

Takt Asahina, a piano prodigy who transformed himself into a Conductor following a continuous D2 attack, in the same incident, Anna Schneider’s younger sister, Cosette killed by D2, which brings Takt into contact with his Musicarts, Destiny. Takt and Destiny, alongside Anna, go on a quest to the Symphonica Headquarters in New York City.

It has 12 episodes in total, which was released in Fall 2021, The first episode aired on 6 Oct 2021. Madhouse and MAPPA are the studios that made this anime series.
You can stream all its episodes on Disney Plus, and for Asia, Crunchyroll provides this anime for the subscriber.

 So Ra No Wo To(Sound of the Sky)

This Anime follows the story of a 15-year-old recruit, the young and spirited Kanata Sorami, the 1121st platoon of the Helvetian army stationed at the Clocktower Fortress in Seize. Her dream is to learn to play the bugle, but she impassionedly accepts the tutelage of the Sergeant Major, Rio Kazumiya, who is a skilled trumpeter with them aloof mechanics working, Noel Kannagi, the feisty gunner, Kureha Suminoya, and the compassionate Captain Felicia Heidman.

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Sound of the Sky
Winter 2010
A-1 Pictures

All of these experiences a beautiful life in Seize. Seize is a town in the Country Helvetia, on the outskirts, where the daily lives of people are undisturbed by the increasingly tense military relations between Helvetia and the Roman Empire.

This Anime series has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Winter of 2010 by A-1 Pictures, Produced by TV Tokyo and Aniplex.

Given

This story follows Mafuyu Satou, one day; he steps out of his dark apartment to start another day at high school. While taking a nap in a quiet palace, he meets with his classmate Ritsuka Uenoyama, who rebukes him for letting his Gibson Guitar strings rust and break. Knowing Uenoyama and his knowledge of the instruments, Satou asked his help to fix and teach him how to play the guitar.

Ritsuka has two more members in his band, bassist Haruki Nakayama and drummer Akihiki Kaji, and he invites Satou to his jam session with his bandmates. Satou’s Voice is very beautiful, which makes Uenoyama filled with determination to make Satou the lead singer of the band. He accepts the offer after an emotional meeting with his old friend. This led to a new arc in his life.

It has 11 episodes which were released in the Summer of 2019, made by Lerche, and produced by Aniplex, Dentsu, and many more.

Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song

In a desperate wish to avert the violence from occurring, a scientist sends an advanced AI into the past and bets everything on it. Vivy, the first-ever autonomous AI, is a songstress tasked with spreading happiness with her beautiful voice. One day she encountered an advanced AI from the future when she was giving her performance, and The AI asked her help to stop the war before it started hundred years later.

Vivy, Music Anime

Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song
Spring 2021
Wit Studio

This flips her world upside down, which bombarded her into a century-long journey to prevent the war yet to come. It has 13 Episodes in total, which were released in the Spring of 2019, Produced by Aniplex, and made by Wit Studio.

Zombieland Saga

This story follows a Zombie named Sakura Minamoto, who had a dream of becoming an idol when she was alive, but she died in an accident when she woke up after ten years in Saga Prefecture with no memory of the past. In Saga Prefecture, she meets a man named Koutarou Tatsumi, who explains whatever happened to her and that he resurrected her and six other zombie girls from a different era to make his Idol group.

Zoombieland Saga, Music Anime

Zombieland Saga
Fall 2018
MAPPA

He named the girl’s Idol group: Franchouchou. Zombieland Saga tells the story of comedy and heartwarming struggle to save Saga Prefecture while rediscovering their past lives.

It has 12 Episodes which were released on 4 Oct 2018.
MAPPA studio made this anime in the production of Avex Picture, Cygames, and dugout.
It is available on Netflix for all anime fans, and you need Netflix Subscription.

Love Live! School Idol Project

In Otonokizaka High School, a crisis occurred. The number of enrolling students is dropping and lower year by year due to this high school being ready to shut down after its current year’s graduation. But, a Second-year student named Honoka Kousaka refused to let her school shut down without a fight. While searching for a solution, she encounters A-RISE, a girl school idol group, and sets out to create her idol band.

Love Live! School Idol Project, Music Anime

Love Live! School Idol Project
Winter 2013
Sunrise

With the help of her two childhood friends, Umi Sonoda and Kotori Minami and formed μ’s(muse) to boost awareness of her school among people. But it comes with some consequences, Student Council President Eri Ayase opposed this idea of a school idol group and will do anything to prevent it from establishing.

It has 13 episodes which were released on 6 Jan 2013
Made by Sunrise studio in the production of Bandai visual and more.

Hibike! Euphonium

Kumiko Oumae has enrolled in Kitauji High School, se wants to forget her past and look for a fresh start, but she was forced into joining the school’s band by her new friends, Sapphire Kawashima and Hazuki Katou. She stuck once again to play the Euphonium.

Hibike! Euphonium, Music Anime

Hibike! Euphonium
Spring 2015
Kyoto Animation

Their band won’t be able to participate in the Sunfest, a local festival so Noboru Taki, the band’s new advisor, gives them a choice they can relax and enjoy or practice hard to go to nationals. She learns about her old bandmate, who just joined Kitauji’s band, Reina Kousaka, with her she had a bitter relationship in the past. They must learn to overcome their struggle together and find success.

It has 13 Episodes in total, with one more season. The first episode of this anime was aired on 8 April 2015.

Studio- Kyoto Animation
It is available on Crunchyroll with the second season.

Carole & Tuesday

This is the story of two very different girls; Carole lives in the Metropolis of Alba city and works part-time in the day and plays the keyboard at night, another one is Tuesday, she runs away from her wealthy family in Hershell city to pursue her dream, music with her acoustic guitar, somewhere on terraformed Mars where mankind migrated 50 years ago.

Carole & Tuesday, Music Anime

Carole & Tuesday
Spring 2019
Bones

Both of them meet fatefully and decide to play music together against the AI singers that dominate the music world and convey their feelings with songs.

It has 25 Episodes which were released in the Spring of 2019,
Bones studio made this Music Anime.
It is available on Netflix.

Fuuka

Yuu Haruna, who just recently moved into Tokyo with his sisters after their father transferred to overseas on work forcefully. One day he was on his way to buy dinner while checking Twitter on his phone when a high school girl, Fuuka Akitsuki, suddenly crashed into him and she mistook him that he was taking her picture without any questions, asked him, slapped him, and broke his phone, leaves Yuu lying on the ground. Yuu finds out they are both in the same high school.

Fuuka, Music Anime

Fuuka
Winter 2017
Diomededa

She doesn’t use any cellphones, and she listens to music on a CD player. As they become closer, they decide to form a music band with their friends to enter the profession of music.

It has 12 Episodes which were released in the Winter of 2017, from 6 Jan to 24 Mar.
Studio- Diomedea

Kono Oto Tomare!

This Anime follows the story of a boy named Chika, whose Grandfather, Gen Kudou, thinks his delinquent grandson would never understand the astuteness of the traditional musical instruments. To make up for his innocence and to understand his late grandfather’s last words, he joined the Tokise High School Koto Club.

Kono Oto Tomare!

Kono Oto Tomare!
Spring 2019
Platinum Vision

The club he applied for his application to join is in dire need of more members, but the club’s new president Takezou Kurata is forced to easily accept Chika’s application due to his bad reputation in school. Takezou allowed him to join the club with his three energetic friends and koto prodigy Satowa Houzuki. This story follows a band of musicians as they endeavor to play at the national competition.

It has 13 Episodes released in the Spring of 2019.
Platinum Vision made this anime from its source Manga.
It is available on Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Apple TV.

Paripi Koumei (Ya Boy Kongming!)

Zhuge Kongming was one of the greatest tacticians of the Three Kingdoms in the third-century period of China, as he led the army through countless victories, but he died during the battle of Wuzhang Plains due to illness. His last wish was to live in a full peace era, and that wish was granted.

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Paripi Koumei
Spring 2022
P.A. Works

As his wish comes true, he wakes up in modern-day Tokyo having a younger body and memories of his past intact. In an unfamiliar world, he encounters Eiko Tsukimi, an aspiring singer in night cub, and her performance immediately catches his eye. Eirko takes him under her wing to give him knowledge about the current world, Kongmings’s interest in contemporary music grows as he learns about the world and becomes her manager so that the world will recognize her.

It has 12 Episodes, released in the Spring of 2022
Studios- P.A. Works
It is available on HIDIVE and BiliBili TV.

Uta no Prince Sama

Haruka Nanami, an aspiring composer from the countryside, wants to write a music/song for her favorite idol, Hayato Ichinose. To accomplish her dream, she enrolled in Saotome Academy, a highly reputed vocational school for the performing arts.

Uta no Prince Sama, Music Anime

Uta no Prince Sama
Summer 2011
A-1 Pictures

When she arrived, she got to know that everyone on Academy’s staff, including the headmaster, was either an idol, a poet, or a composer, and also she is surrounded by very talented future idols and composers, which started a competition among students with the possibilities of recruitment by the Shining Agency upon graduation which makes the stakes very high. One fateful night, she met a mysterious but a bit familiar man.

It has 13 Episodes, First episode was released on 3 July 2011.
Studios- A-1 Pictures
It is available on Crunchyroll

Love Live! Sunshine!!

Chika Takami is a self-proclaimed girl but lacks notable talents, and she has never been involved in any club in her school. When she went to Tokyo, she discovered that even an ordinary girl like her could shine in the world of school idols. Inspired by former superstar school idol group, μ’s. She decided to start an idol group in her seaside hometown school, Uranohoshi Girl’s High School.

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Love Live! Sunshine!!
Summer 2016
Sunrise

But she faces an obstacle in the form of the school president, Dia Kurosawa, who stands against the making of an idol group even before she can gather any members for her group.

When she finds no hope, Chika meets Riko Sakurauchi, a transfer student of Otonokizaka High School, home of μ’s, she is shy but a talented piano player, and she chooses to charge forward with the nine that come before her.

It has 13 Episodes, released in the Summer of 2016.
Studios- Sunrise
It is available on Amazon Prime.

The iDOLM@STER

The iDOLM@STER, Music Anime

The iDOLM@STER
Summer 2011
A-1 Pictures

765 Production manages the unique talents of 13 Professional idols as they slowly make their way to the top and become country-wide celebrities. This production is also called 765-Pro, and it has a rivalry with another production named 961 Production.

The girls who are in these productions must do hard work to flourish in this industry. As the girl’s fame grows, their time as a family gets dismissed, and the popularity and fame are tearing them apart. To stay together, they must balance their professional and personal life so that they don’t go their separate ways.

It has 25 Episodes in total, which were released in the Summer of 2011
Studios- A-1 Pictures
It is available on Crunchyroll.

Macross F

Zentradi is a giant race that started the war against humanity, to escape this war, humanity escaped to the center of the galaxy in a fleet of colonial vessels called the Macross Frontier. As the Zentradi left further and further behind, life on Macross Frontier gets normal.

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Macross F
Spring 2008
Satelight

In the year 2059, Alto Saotome, a young mecha pilot trainee with his colleagues, is preparing to perform an along with routine for Sheryl Nome, the famous singer who comes to Macross for a concert.

During the performance of the concert, there a new species, a biomechanical alien known as Vajra, makes a sudden appearance by crash landing near the concert venue. As the chaos started in the city, a girl named Ranka Lee was left behind and saved by Alto at the last minute. Seeing Alto’s skill in combat, the Strategic Military Services program recruited him to fight new alien species.

It has 25 Episodes and was released in the Spring of 2008.
Studios- Satelight
It is available on Netflix in Japan.

Mashiro no Oto(Those Snow White Notes)

Setu Swamura, Grandson of famous and Legendary shamisen master Matsugorou Sawamura, when his grandfather died, Setu ran from his small home in the village. On his deathbed, Setu’s grandfather asked him to give up playing the shamisen if he only imitates others instead of playing it in his way. When he reached Tokyo, where he thought of learning a new way to play shamisen he was demotivated by the other sounds with the deafening noise of city life.

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Mashiro no Oto
Spring 2021
Shin-Ei Animation

His mother, Umeko, is Setu’s rich and successful mother. She goes back into his life and forces him to join the Umezono Academy. At the school, he meets a girl named Shuri Maeda, who is fascinated by the Tsugaru Shamein. She has the wish to perform a song for her grandmother, who once heard a long time ago. Shuri convinces him to teach Shamisen to others in her Shamisen Appreciation Club.

It has 12 Episodes which were released on 3 April 2021.
Studios- Shin-Ei Animation
It is available on Crunchyroll.

Piano no Mori(Forest of Piano)

This story is about two boys from very different upbringings. One is Kai, who was born as the son of a prostitute and played an abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since a young age, and on the other hand, Syuhei, the son of a family of prestigious pianists who practically breastfed by the piano.

Piano no Mori, Music anime

Piano no Mori
Spring 2018
Gaina

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Spring of 2018
Studios- Gaina
It is available on Netflix internationally.

Gravitation

Shuichi only dreamed about following in the footsteps of his pop idol, Ryuichi Sakuma, and the band Nittle Grasper, together with his best friend, Hiro. He made a band named Bad Luck, and fortunately, they managed to get signed to a major recording label. But fate has different in store for him as the deadline of the studio looms on his head, and he doesn’t write the lyrics while Hiro recommends finding a girlfriend.

Gravitation

Gravitation
Fall 2000
Studio Den

While walking in the park one night, he encounters a stunning stranger that takes his breath away with the lyrics. She happens to be the famous novelist Eiri Yuki, who completely crushes the young singer by telling him he has zero talent, which makes Shuichi annoyed, and he manages to finish the lyrics just so he can confront her.

It has 13 Episodes which were released in the Fall of 2000.
Studios- Studio Den
It is available on Funimation but for selected countries.

Fukumenkei Noise(Anonymous Noise)

A young girl wears a mask and stands by the beach every day, and sings a nostalgic melody. She experienced two heart-wrenching incidents in her childhood, Nino Arisugawa has been singing the same melody to the ocean, bound by the promise that she gives to her two childhood friends, Momo Sakaki, her first love and a boy who composed music, Kanade “Yuzu” Yuzuriha.

Anonymous Noise, Music Anime

Anonymous Noise
Spring 2017
Brain’s Base

Both boys never met each other, but both individually promised that if she was ever separated from them, she could reunite them once again with her voice. Destiny has finally placed Nino, Momo, and Yuzu in the same high school after six years of their separation. All of them change over time, Nino wants to fulfill the promise with the boys, Yuzu’s feeling for her resurfaces from the past, and Momo doesn’t want to reunite with Nino. Will all of them come out of a love triangle and complicated friendship through Music?

It has 12 Episodes which were released in the Spring of 2017
Studios- Brain’s Base
It is available on Amazon Prime.

Bocchi the Rock!

Hitori “Bochhi” Gotou is an anxious girl who wants to make friends and perform live with the band, she devotes herself to playing the guitar, but on a fateful day, she meets the outgoing Drummer Nijika Ijichi, who invites Bocchi to her band named Kessoku Band to join when their guitarist, flees before their first show.

Bocchi the Rock!

Bocchi the Rock!
Fall 2022
CloverWorks

At last, she meets her final bandmate, the cool bassist Ryou Yamada. However, Their first performance is below the usual level, but these girls are empowered by the love they share for music, and after that, they are rejoined by Kita. Bocchi and her Bandmates try their best to improve as a musician while doing their high school.

It has 12 Episodes, which is released in the Fall of 2002 and is currently airing.
Studios- CloverWorks
It is available on Netflix and Crunchyroll but for selected countries.

Full Moon Wo Sagashite

Mitsuki Kouyama’s friend moved to America two years ago before she could confess her feelings to him. They made a promise to fulfill their respective dreams as Mitsuki wanted to become a professional singer, on the other hand, Eichi wanted to be an Astronomer. She thinks that, like the beauty of the Full Moon, her music will reach him across the world.

Searching for the Full Moon

Searching for the Full Moon
Spring 2002
Studio Den

But their fate has different things, Mitsuki has throat Cancer which affects her voice and makes her singing strenuous. Her Grandmother wants Mitsuki to undergo surgery and remove cancer, as she has hatred towards music, and she refuses due to the risk of losing her voice. One day two, Shinigami appeared in front of her and told them that she only had one year to live. Then she decided to become a professional singer with the time she had left.

It has 52 Episodes in total, which were released in the Spring of 2002.
Studios- Studio Den
It is available on Crunchyroll.

Kiniro no Corda: Primo Passo(La corda d’oro: primo passo)

A prestigious High school that sorts students into two majors studies, first is General Studies, which has a distinct Grey Uniform to look different, and Music Studies, which wears pristine white uniforms. While rushing to class one morning, Kahoko Hino, a General Studies student, has a chance to see Lili, a small fairy searching for someone with the ability t see her. By seeing the glimpse of Lili, Kahoko gets puzzled and continues on her path.

Kiniro no Corda: Primo Passo

Kiniro no Corda: Primo Passo
Fall 2006
Yumeta Company

On the same day, the participants are in a school-wide competition, and she is the only student from General Studies whose name is on the list, she doesn’t have any music knowledge, but Lili gives her magic violin and convinces her to participate in the competition.

It has 25 Episodes, which were released in the Fall of 2006
Studios- Yumeta Company
It is available on Crunchyroll in some countries.

HaruChika: Haruta to Chika wa Seishun suru(Haruchika: Haruta & Chika)

Haruta and Chika, are both members of their school’s club named, Wind Instruments club. Chika Homura started her career in high school with the goal would maintain a “cute girl” persona, so she joined the Wind Instruments club, where she wanted to play the flute after leaving the volleyball club. After Nine years, she reunites with her childhood friend, Haruta kamijou, who is opposite Chika. Both of the girls develop a feeling for their Instructor, Shinjirou Kusakabe. 
 
Haruchika: Haruta & Chika

Haruchika: Haruta & Chika
Winter 2016
P.A. Works

However, some mysteries started appearing in front of Chika and her friends, and they must solve these mysteries plaguing their high school.

It has 12 episodes which were released in the winter of 2016.
Studios- P.A. Works
It is available on Funimation for some countries.

BanG Dream!

This Anime is also known as Bandori! in Japanese, and it follows the story of Kasumi Toyama, a happy-go-lucky girl who is a new student at Hanasakigawa Girls High School. During her first week at school, she tries several clubs to get the heart-pounding feeling that she experienced when she looked at the stars in the night as a child.

One Day, when she was returning from her school, she gets attracted to a trail of star stickers that led her to a pawnshop which is owned by Arisa Ichigaya, her classmate, where she found a star-shaped guitar with glittery stickers on it, and she quickly became attracted to its beauty. She went with Arisa to a local live house space, where she discovered a band named Glitter Green and decided to form her band upon watching their performance in the live house space.

BanG Dram! , Music Anime

BanG Dream!
Winter 2017 

After that, she recruits her three more classmates- Saya Yamabuki, Tae Hanazono, and Rimi Ushigome along with Arisha to join her band. All five of them overcome many hurdles, and at last, they formed their band named Poppin’Party, with them she finds that Star Beat, a sparkling and heart-pounding feeling she had been looking for since she saw those stars in her childhood.

It has 13 episodes, which were released in the winter of 2017
Studios- Xebec, Issen
It is available on Crunchyroll for some selected countries

Aikatsu Friend!

This Anime follows the story of Aine Yuuki, who is a regular student at Star Harmony Academy’s normal division and meets Mio Minato from the Idol Division. Mio Minato invites Aine Yuuki to join Aikatsu to fulfill Aine’s goal of making new friends. Then she meets Maika Chono and Ema Hinata, who are also Idols just like Mio Minato.

Aine and Mio formed a pair, and they became best friends, also called Diamond Friends, and they are in the Diamond Class.

Aikatsu Friend!

Aikatsu Friend!
Spring 2018
Bandai Namco Pictures

It has 50 Episodes, which were released in the spring of 2018
Studios- Bandai Namco Pictures

Kachou Ouji(Legend of Black Heaven)

This story follows a man named Oji Tanaka who has a wife, a child, and a Mundane Job as a salary man in Tokyo’s modern-day, to begin with, his life wasn’t dull. He was known as Gabriel, the leader of the short-lived heavy metal band named Blck Heaven 15 years ago.

Legend of Black Heaven, Kachou Ouji

Kachou Ouji
Summer 1999
AIC, APPP

His life suddenly turns when he is invited by a mysterious blonde woman named Layla to pick up his guitar, Gibson Flying V, and display his legendary guitar skills once again, as he showed in the past. But he doesn’t know that this will affect his family and the remaining member of the Black Heaven. Also, his music generates power for a massive weapon in an intergalactic war, and the fate of the planet earth is in his hands. It has 13 Episodes, which were released in the Summer of 1999.
Studios- AIC, APPP
It is available on Crunchyroll in Selected Countries.

Senki Zesshou Symphogear(Symphogear)

This Anime follows the story of the Idol Duo- Tsubasa Kazanari and Kanade Amou, known as Zwei Wing. They use their songs to ancient power weapons known as Symphogears to fight a deadly Alien race called Noise.

But the knowledge of Symphogears is kept secret from the general public while they are aware of Noise’s existence. One day, Noise race attacked the Zwei Wing’s concert, in which one of the Idol duo- Kanade sacrificed herself to protect a young girl named Hibiki Tachibana, leaving Tsubasa devastated. When Kanade died, her fragment of Symphogear was embedded in Hibiki.

Senki Zesshou Symphogear

Senki Zesshou Symphogear
Winter 2012
Satelight, Encourage Films

After Two Years, Once again, Hibiki gets trapped in one of the Noise attacks while rescuing a young girl from Noise attacks. She awakens the power of Kanade’s Symphogear lying within her. They must learn to work together to save humanity against the Noise.

It has 13 Episodes, which were released in the winter of 2012.
Studios- Satelight, Encourage Films
It is available on Crunchyroll

Show By Rock!

Cyan Hijirijawa, a girl, tries to join a band, but she has a shy personality, so she pushes it away but has great talent and extreme guitar skills. One day, randomly, she gets sucked into a world named Midi City, where music reigns supreme, and it is the soul of the city. She learned that anyone who delivers amazing and powerful music, that person can control the city but not all music is pure in this city.

Show By Rock!

Show By Rock!
Spring 2015
Bones

An evil plan is set in motion to take Midi City to engulf it in the darkness. With little did she know that she had an eminent power to defeat evil with her magical music.

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Spring of 2015.
Studios- Bones
It is available on Funimation

SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation

This Anime follows the story of an adorable, clumsy, and well-endowed 18-years girl named Sonico. She loves cute things, especially stray cats, all of which she giddily adopts.

SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation

SoniAni: Super Sonico The Animation
Winter 2014
White Fox

She has a simple and carefree life as a young college student who must balance her work as she is a professional model, working at her grandmother’s restaurant as a part-timer and also practicing guitar with her friends Suzu Fujimi and Fuuri Watanuki and performing concerts with them in their band. As she faces difficult challenges in her search for her place in the world.

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the winter of 2014.
Studios- White Fox
It is available on Crunchyroll.

Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight(Revue Starlight)

A 16-year girl named Karen Aijou is an easygoing girl who has dreamed of performing on stage since her childhood. When her childhood friend Hikari Kagura transferred to Seishou Academy, her love for theater got invigorated. Karen stumbles upon a secret elevator that leads to a massive theater underneath the school where a Giraffe is hosting.

Revue Starlight

Shoujo☆Kageki Revue Starlight
Summer 2018
Kinema Citrus

That arena serves as a battleground for students as they do duel for the title of Top Star, which helps them to earn the right to play the lead roles in Starlight. She made a promise to her friend, Hikari, that they both someday become a star together, so to fulfill their dream, she entered the duel for the title of Starlight.

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Summer of 2018.
Studios- Kinema Citrus

IDOLiSH7

Tsumugi Takanakshi’s father owned a small production agency day on her first day, she was not expecting to be made the manager of the agency’s male idol group. When she realized her father trusted with such responsibility to her, she vowed to do everything she could do for the new male idol group, which had seven young boys in it.

IDOLiSH7, Music Anime

IDOLiSH7
Winter 2018
TROYCA

But her father demands that she have to cut four boys from the group because the current top group, TRIGGER, only has three members but she saw the performances of all boys. After holding the audition, she concluded that she would not cut any boys from the group, which she declared to her father because each member has a unique allure.

It has 17 Episodes, which were released in the winter of 2018.
Studios- TROYCA
It is available on Crunchyroll.

Tenshi no 3P!

It is also known as Angel’s 3Piece! 

Kyou Nukui always spends his time in his locked bedroom, where he composes music and posts it on the internet, accompanied by his only friend’s drawing, an artist with the pseudonym Kiriyume, so he has not attended a single class since he entered high school. One day, he hesitantly uploads his newest composition and goes to his typical style, TR03. He does not upload under his usual handle as “HibikiP” but simply under the name “me” and without his mysterious friend’s drawing.

Tenshi no 3P!

Tenshi no 3P!
Summer 2017
Project No. 9

After some time, he received an email in which someone praised his music and also told him that he is the composer of TR03, also asked for a meet-up in a nearby park, and he decided to go, but there he gets surprised to see three elementary girls, Jun Gotou, Nozomi Momijidani, and Sora Kaneshiro at the meeting place. They asked his help to hold a concert in their home, an old church used as an orphanage, At first, Kyou hesitated but accepted their proposal.

It has 12 episodes, which were released in the Summer of 2017.
Studios- Project No. 9

Listener

This Anime is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the concept of music ceases to exist. The story of the Anime begins when a boy named Echo meets Myuu, a mysterious girl who possesses an audio input jack in her body and she doesn’t know about her past. Both of them embark on an unforgettable journey of fame and fortune.

K-On!

Listener
Spring 2020
MAPPA

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Spring of 2020.
Studios- MAPPA
It is available on Hulu.

AKB0048

After the war at the beginning of the 21st century, Earth was left in ruins, and much of its ecosystem gets destroyed completely, so it was no longer possible to live normally on Earth then, humans were forced to leave the Earth and go to another planet. The deep Galactic Trade Organization, a totalitarian government, has concluded that music is a source of evil, so it must be banned and destroyed, good for the inhabitants.

AKB0048, Music Anime

AKB0048
Spring 2012
Satelight

After that, a talent group named AKB0048 formed based on the original AKB48 members that once lived on Earth. Even though their music was declared illegal, they tried to bring music back to life by traveling from one planet to another to do as many concerts as possible. They have to become the best of the best to restore the music while constantly avoiding the danger of being arrested.

It has 13 Episodes, which were released in the Spring of 2012.
Studios- Satelight
This anime is available on Crunchyroll

Idol Pride

Mana Nagase was an outstanding Idol in the VENUS program- an idol scoring system that is entirely biased; using AI and data, they rank candidates based on the algorithms, but she amazed everyone, and on the day of the tournament, suddenly ended her career. Kouhei Makino, who previously worked as Mana’s manager, continues his career at Hoshimi Production years after her death.

Idol Pride, Music Anime

Idol Pride
Winter 2021
Lerche

He wants to build a new Idol group, he accepts interviews from many girls, and one day he encounters Mana’s younger sister, Kotono Nagase, who is striving to carry her sister’s name and legacy to a new fortune under the tutelage of her former advisor and also he audition, Sakura Kawasaki whose voice sound like Mana.

Both of the girls passed the evaluation and joined eight other aspiring young girls. The ten members worked together as a team.

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Winter of 2021
Studios- Lerche
It is available on Funimation.

Wake Up, Girls!

On the eve of Christmas 2013, the band ‘Wake Up, Girls’ played their debut song to a small audience without any fanfare. After the concert, the group’s manager takes off all the money, which leaves Green Leaves Entertainment on the verge of closure and the band’s future lost in the dark.

Wake Up, Girls! Music Anime

Wake Up, Girls!
Winter 2014
Tatsunoko Production, Ordet

After that, the Girls get another chance from a mysterious benefactor, and with a shady business proposal, their external and internal struggle get starts being a small-time idol girl band. They faced increasing stakes and popularity, and each of the seven-member of the band must find a way to give their strength and courage to their band.

It has 12 Episodes, which were released in the Winter of 2014.
Studios- Tatsunoko Production, Ordet
This Anime is available on Crunchyroll.

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