Kids on the Slope

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4.8
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Now that's what I'm talking
    Its been a long time since I watched an anime that drew me in so fast and hard without taking the usual emotional beating along the way. This is a true 5 star in my book. It would have been great if this was a 24+ episode instead of 12 with a better ending instead of dropping you off in the middle of nowhere 12 episodes later?
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Classically cringey anime
    The plot in this is established right from the very first episode. New kid in town falls in love with a girl, who is childhood friends with the school bully. The school bully then falls in love with a senior girl but wimps out and says it was the new kid who invited her. This then establishes the weird and cringey love triangle that persists throughout the show to create drama. Boy 1 likes Girl 1, ...
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  • amazing coming of age story
    I was skeptical at first because I am not usually into historical stuff but this story is so amazing. It's set in the 60s and there is a political/historical undercurrent but it is not the focus of the story. This is a tear-jerking, heartwarming and griping anime/manga about friendship and young love. I have binge watched it and the last episode left me wanting more, even though I am content with ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Loss for words - Amazing!
    I don't typically write reviews, but man, this particular anime deserves one.

    It's a beautiful story about a group of teens trudging through awkward social interactions and coming to terms with what "love" actually means; with a hint of jazz. I cannot recommend this enough. There is just so much emotion packed neatly into 30 minute chunks, leaving you wanting more. Wished it never ended.
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  • Kind of nostalgy never gets old
    This show is story of High-school kids in 1966. It is even one year before I was born (yeah, I'm already an old man :-) but still, everything in the show feels so fresh and so familiar. Kids are always kids no matter what year it was - they are young, they are stupid, they are careless and they are so serious - for music, for love, and for their life. This show reminds me when I was a high-school ...
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  • A real gem of a show
    This is a show that knows exactly what it's trying to do. It has a clear setting and everything from the character designs to the art to the fantastic music are grounded in that - which allows for the wonderful characters and surprisingly compelling drama to shine through. The final episode had a few elements that I kind of wish weren't included but even so this is definitely a show I would ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This anime really hit a personal not with me and I love it.
    This anime is one of the best I've seen lately. I know it's already a few years old by this point and barely anybody's going to see my review, but here goes!

    Honestly, I fell in love with this anime by the end of episode 4. When it goes into the history of the characters and what their motivations are, I realized I have a lot in common with the main protagonist, as silly as it sounds. His ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Nothing but love for this anime.
    I have nothing but love for this anime. The well designed characters, environment and story make this one to remember and its music tone shows how small things bring unlikely people to meet. I recommend to anyone and everyone. This anime is amazing. <3 <3
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Best anime i have ever seen
    This anime tugs at your heart strings like no other, and the jazz just exhilarates the feeling. I have yet to find an anime that can compare to this one on such a deep level. There really isn't anything more to say
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    A classic look at jazz in Japan
    The musical scenes in this one would make this show worth a watch by themselves, but it's wrapped up in a poetic look at a friendship between talented musicians who struggle to keep their geniuses safe from the forces at play in their world. Lots of angles to analyse this one from, a pretty rich "text" that holds up to a repeat viewing!
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