Kids on the Slope

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4.9
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  • Kids on the Slope - Beautiful and Touching
    On a cold rainy morning I am listening to a Kids on The Slope playlist on Spotify and it is sublime (there are two but you can't go wrong really). This Anime was set in post World War II Japan about three high school students that spend a lot of time playing and obsessing over jazz music. The kids alternate between facing and running from their demons but the best part was they took it out not ...
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  • The must watch anime!
    It is rare to find a show that is so pure and honest with it's story. The movement and flow, the music and color, everything takes you for a ride that you never want to get off. Even so, when it finally ends, you can't help but smile as you find your heart warmed by the efforts made by the entire staff behind this show. From top to bottom, you can tell that there was a considerable amount of ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    This show is the real deal.
    I never watch an anime that was this real life before, is kind of like a slice of life story and it made cry a lot because I felt so much like one of the character in the story. This anime will always be a top 10 in my hear with is realistic plots and jazzy music
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  • The ending made me cry, but they were tears of joy!
    I've watched a lot of anime, and only one other (Planetes) has evoked this emotional reaction from me. To think I could get this attached to characters in just 12 episodes! Extremely well written, great music, superb animation, even the background art is stunning. I would highly recommend Kids on the Slope to anyone, whether they're a fan of anime or not. Easily in my top three of all time. Time ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    If Cowboy Bebop is a masterpiece, what do we call this?
    Where can I even begin to describe this show? Well, this is Shinichiro Watanabe's most recent work. In my opinion, it is his best. Why? The show lets Watanabe do what he loves the most: let the characters be the stars of the show. Most of his work (Cowboy Bebop, Macross Plus, etc.) revolves more around the characters interacting before that is interrupted by the plot. Kids on the Slope has those ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Easily one of the best anime on crunchyroll!!
    I usually don't give reviews for the anime I watch, but after watching this I felt I had to write something. This anime is something that I will remember for many many years. I don't really want to give away anything about this story because it's really original and believable! If you are wanting to watch something that will make you smile and relax this is the anime for you.
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  • Jazzy Slice of Life!
    Yoko Kanno's involvement with the music of this series is what reeled me in. The characters and their developing relationships make you want to stay to the very end.

    If only my life could have a jazzy Yoko Kanno soundtrack.
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    A Fantastic Coming of Age Series and a Must Watch!
    As a fan of Watanabe's previous works, such as Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, I'm almost ashamed to say that I was not aware that this series even existed (or the manga)! It wasn't until my girlfriend and I saw Shinichirō Watanabe at a panel at Otakon last month in which he spoke briefly about it that we heard of Kids on the Slope for the first time.

    Talk about timing! I just set up an ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Perfection at its Best.
    I myself have seen several different Anime's but none of them seem to stand out as good as Kids on the Slope did. Kids on the Slope was definitely a new take on Anime for me. Most of the Anime's I have seen usually have typical characters such as the Busty/Clumsy girl in it. But with "Kids on the Slope." they always had a fresh new twist incorporated within it. The setting in this Anime was ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Amazing show with so many feels!
    I will be honest, I didn't go into this anime with high expectations but I came out of it thinking it was one of the best anime's I have seen in a long time.

    Kids on the Slope puts together music, romance, drama and school life all at once and this combination was just amazing. The major musical focus is Jazz and I'll admit I am not really a Jazz fan but still this anime amazed me and the music ...
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