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Kids on the Slope

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4.8
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    My New Favorite Anime
    I was very skeptical about watching this series when I first saw it a few weeks ago on CR. I thought it was interesting, especially after seeing the trailers, but put it in the back of my mind. I finally started watching it a few nights ago because the title still stuck to me, and I loved it and am still loving it.

    The story follows a transfer student (Kaoru) who unwillingly befriends a "rough ...
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  • 3 out of 5 people found this review helpful:
    At first, meh. At second, Oh my!
    I could bore you with the characters, with the plot and the context there of, but "Kids on the Slope" shines where many anime have fallen before and that is substance. More have action, more have character development, others have excitement in it's one episode, but this show has once again (a term i have used before) more soul than all of them. Even the first fifteen minutes i was wondering the ...
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  • Two words...well there is more but two important words
    -The Feels-
    **may contain spoilers**
    It was so wonderful, it'll have you grinning for the most part and then some sappy crying parts and the end is kind of a let down...considering the genre is romance. Realistically this anime isn't about the romance, its more about the relationship between the two guys...again just the feels! Just a heads up though, don't plan to just watch one or two...your ...
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  • Deflated after 1 episode
    The series started out so promising with the first episode, which was so fast-paced and funny after which the other episodes became just a shadow of the first in dynamics and jokes. Also as a jazz music fan I was really interested where this will go, and unfortunately, for me it felt that there was a lack of jazz as the series focused more on love and friendship themes. I did like the ending, ...
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  • Great for family bonding.
    I watched the entire series in one sitting with my dad. We both really enjoyed it which was a wonderful surprise. It's nice to have such a personal story told in such a way that we both could appreciate it.

    The art style is wonderfully distinctive and a marked departure from the style of recent years; after a while I stopped thinking of it as anime, which I think is a testament to the ...
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  • slice of life about friends who share passion for jazz
    Kids on the Slope is one of my favorite anime series i've seen in a while. it's got a great nostalgic slice-of-life feel to it, and the story revolves around a couple friends who love jazz music during 1960's Japan. personally, i love jazz, so it might have been easier for me to enjoy this because i thought the soundtrack couldnt be better. not to mention the animation- the music making scenes ...
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  • Damn. And now I appreciate Jazz Music? win-win.
    I'm the type of guy who is into the death note, one piece, full metal alchemist (brotherhood, of course) type of violent, action packed, suspenseful anime that gets the heart going. Of course I have a more refined palate than that, but more often than not my favorites are the ones that make you put on your best stank face and say "Damn, that was viscous." This series is not that.

    I started this ...
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  • Beauty in Simplicity
    This is definitely one of my favorite coming of age anime. The artwork is simple but that simplicity is what I love because it enhances the beauty and depth of the characters' feelings and experiences. I also love jazz and how this anime incorporates jazz as a way to express the characters' emotions & the mood of the story. What else can I say...? This anime is just a beautiful piece of aesthetic ...
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  • Am I the only one who felt really sad watching through this?
    I don't know why, but this show made me sad a lot. I really adored this show, being the second anime show I've ever watched, I don't feel like much will top it. And watching it put me in a mood where even the happy moments seemed...it reminded me a lot of my own high school days. Watching this is like looking back at all the moments I could have had and never had and now those childish dreams are ...
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