Nodame Cantabile

Nodame Cantabile


Graphic Novel - 2005
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The son of a famous pianist, music student Shinichi Chiaki dreams of studying abroad and becoming a conductor like his mentor. Unfortunately, his fear of flying grounds his lofty plans! As he watches other classmates achieve what he has always wanted, Shinichi wonders if he should quit music altogether.

Then one day he meets fellow student Megumi Noda, also known as Nodame. This oddball girl cannot cook, clean, or even read a music score, but she can play the piano in incomparable Cantabile style. And she teaches Chiaki something that he has forgotten: to enjoy his music, no matter where he is.
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, c2005
ISBN: 9780345481726
Branch Call Number: YA NIN v.1
Characteristics: 188 p. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Walsh, David
Walsh, Eriko


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forbesrachel Aug 10, 2013

Nodame is silly, fun, and slightly odd, but she is passionate about music, and has a style all her own. By meeting Shinichi she flourishes, growing at an astounding rate over the coming volumes, but most important is what she gives to She may not be the best technical piano player, but she plays music, the type that is overflowing with emotion. Learning from each other, helping each other, and having lots of fun with music are the traits of this series, and despite being slightly outdated in the art, the story remains as outstanding as ever.

Dec 15, 2011

hilarious! i didn't think that i would enjoy it but i really did :D

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Mar 24, 2011

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