La Corda Doro

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  • 2006
  • 1 Season

The television series entitled La Corda Doro is a game series involving people changing their behaviors so as to assume specific roles. The show is designed and targeted to suit a female public. The show started when a young lady known as Kahoko Hino who was studying at the Seiso Academy came across a fairy named Lili who played and sang a lot of good music. The fairy gave Kahoko a violin which had some mysterious powers and also created a vacancy and fitted her to take part in the school's yearly musical competition. Kahoko refused to accept the gift and offer from Lili but she was persuaded by the fairy who succeeded in convincing her to take it. So Kahoko ended up accepting the violin from Lili and also the place at the school's musical competition. Kahoko was now faced with the challenge of practicing and preparing for the competition. She therefore started practicing how to use and manipulate the violin she was amazed at the fact that she was able to manipulate the musical instrument and also played it in line with the tunes of some songs. She did all she could to perfect her skills and also tried as much as possible to meet other contestants who were going for the same competition as her. She did so to familiarize herself with her opponents. Kahoko Hino was the main character of the series. She was known to be very friendly and this aspect of her character made her have many friends and she was well liked by many people. She had five boys in her school who secretly admired her. She had a very lovely family and lived with her brother, sister alongside their mother. Despite her numerous male admirers Kahoko started a relationship with Len Tsukimori whom she taught music. Len Tsukimori was also studying music in the same school as Kahoko. He played the violin very well just like kahoko with whom he had a beautiful relationship. The series was written by Yuki Kure and directed by Kojin Ochi Company. Hakusensha did the publishing. The 26 episodes aired on TV Tokyo. The main characters included Kahoko Hino voiced by Y?ki Nakajima, Len Tsukimori voiced by Kish? Taniyama.

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Seasons
Primo Passo: A Summer's Encore
26. Primo Passo: A Summer's Encore
February 2, 2011
The competitors go on a sea-side retreat - and Nao, Amo and Mio tease Kahoko about a summer romance. All of the competitors, along with Osaki and Kanazawa, spend time with Kahoko and reflect on how she influenced their music.
Beloved Ave Maria
25. Beloved Ave Maria
March 25, 2007
Today is the final performance, and Azuma has returned. When Minami is injured, Shoji unexpectedly shows up to perform for Kahoko. During last-minute practice, Kahoko reflects on how her friends helped her grow through music.
Heart-Filling Harmony
24. Heart-Filling Harmony
March 18, 2007
Len invites Kahoko to the charity concert he and his mother will perform. Kahoko's music is finally improving by sticking to the score, but Keiichi, Len and Lili remind her that beautiful music is born from the heart.
Our Cadenza
23. Our Cadenza
March 11, 2007
The final selection's theme is announced - Liberation. Everyone is feeling the loss of Azuma - especially his admirers. At Minami Instruments, an old tape shows that Ryotaro got into music competitions after being inspired by Len.
Fanfare for You
22. Fanfare for You
March 4, 2007
Kazuki is still confused over his feeling about his music. Kahoko's music is still awful, but they help each other find the resolve to continue playing. Azuma leaves for England, but not without one last time teasing Kahoko.
Andante Again
21. Andante Again
February 25, 2007
Kahoko determines to play the violin on her own terms. When she asks Len to teach her to restring it, he takes her to a master violin maker's home to learn more about violins. Without the magic, Kahoko's music sounds awful-- but she plays on anyway.
Rondo of Tear Color
20. Rondo of Tear Color
February 18, 2007
Kahoko forces herself to ignore the violin she loves, and her friends are suffering for it. They don't understand why she is abandoning her music. They are excited when she brings the violin to school - but she only means to return it to Lili.
Pavan of the Losing Heart
19. Pavan of the Losing Heart
February 11, 2007
Kahoko's withdrawal has Ryotaro and Kazuki reconsidering their dedication to their music. Keiichi finds that he misses the sound of her music.
Partita of Grief
18. Partita of Grief
February 4, 2007
With the violin broken, just like Kahoko's resolve to play it, she decides to return to the life she had before the competition - but her friends find it harder to accept a Kahoko who no longer plays the violin.
The Uneasy Crescendo
17. The Uneasy Crescendo
January 28, 2007
Everyone is concerned over how depressed Kahoko seems. When Ryotaro learns Len may have something to do with it, it leads to a confrontation that leaves Ryotaro, Len and Kazuki unfocused and confused, just as the third concourse begins.
The Lying Violin
16. The Lying Violin
January 21, 2007
Ryotaro is considering Mizue's words and why he has become a softer person, while Kazuki comes to terms with his crush on Kahoko. Osaki recruits Keiichi, Kahoko, Kazuki and Len to help teach violin lessons at a youth rec center.
Aria Of A Throbbing Heart
15. Aria Of A Throbbing Heart
January 14, 2007
Trying to decide on a selection for the third concourse, Kahoko, Fuyuumi, Amo and Minami wind up discussing the romantic appeal of the boys - who listen at the door. Kahoko runs into Kazuki, Ryotaro and Ryotaro's ex  at the park.
Capriccio Of A Maiden's Heart
14. Capriccio Of A Maiden's Heart
January 7, 2007
Kazuki creates a huge misunderstanding when he overhears Kahoko talking about an engagement to Azuma. In truth, he asked Kahoko to help him turn away one of his admirers who is pushing for an arranged marriage.
Irreplaceable Melody
13. Irreplaceable Melody
December 24, 2006
Kahoko resolves to practice until she no longer needs the violin's magic. Pressure mounts until Lili takes away her violin so that she can study for upcoming midterms. Kahoko finds that she misses the violin, something she once thought bothersome.
The Guilty Pianissimo
12. The Guilty Pianissimo
December 17, 2006
Kahoko is disturbed by Azuma's hidden nature, but as much as she wants to tell someone, she feels she is as much of a fraud as Azuma Her self-doubt worsens when Kazuki invites her to Oke club, and a hard-working violinst asks for her critique.
The White And Black Adagio
11. The White And Black Adagio
December 10, 2006
Kahoko/Hino feels guilty about getting 2nd place in the concours preformances when she earned her place with the help of her musical instrument instead of pure skill. Hihara is found on hte roof by Kahoko/Hino, and they go shopping for Hirihara's brother's birthday present. Yunoki sees Hihara and Kahoko/Hino and offers to drive them where they want to go shopping. Hihara brings up the topic of Yunoki's family, making him feel a little insecure. Later, after the shopping trip, Hihara and Yunoki explain how they first met. They first met when Hihara got lost getting to the school meeting, and they became best friends ever since that meeting. Yunoki then tells Kahoko/Hino that he;s going to quit music and become a business major. He tells her to keep going at her goal and encouraging her to do better, while keeping his own sorrow in his heart. When Kahoko/Hinogoes on the school roof to practice, she sees Yunoki practicing his flute. Kahoko/Hino then thanks Yunoki in an ackward way, telling him that he's probably going through more family trouble than herself and that it was nice of him supporting her. Yunoki isn't very pleased with this and his nice demeanor snaps and he calls Kahoko/Hino annoying.
The Virtuoso of Aloofness
10. The Virtuoso of Aloofness
December 3, 2006
Len's parents have arrived for the second concourse. Ryotaro, who admires Len's mother, opens with a brilliant rendition of Fantasie Impromtu. How can Kahoko follow that? When Len is locked in a closet, will anyone find him in time for his performance?
The Concerto Of Serenity
9. The Concerto Of Serenity
November 26, 2006
Since Kahoko is worried about being on stage again, Ryotaro suggests practicing in public. Amo drags Kahoko and Fuyuumi along on a shopping trip. After running into Keiichi, he and Kahoko attend a free concert at the park.
Heart-Spinning Canon
8. Heart-Spinning Canon
November 19, 2006
The stress of having his famous parents at the second concourse is badly affecting Len. Kahoko, Kazuki and Ryotaro stop by his place after he collapses. Meanwhile, Kahoko struggles to find a new accompanist and music for the second concourse.
The Secretive Duet
7. The Secretive Duet
November 12, 2006
Kanazawa takes Kahoko, Keiichi and Fuyuumi shopping in town. Seeing how dedicated and hard-working everyone is to their music, Kahoko agonizes over the unfair advantage the violin's magic gives her.
An Uneasy Polka
6. An Uneasy Polka
November 5, 2006
Kanazawa takes the group to a music retreat - along with their newest member, Ryotaro. Kahoko finds a selection of Kreisler's work, a composer who lied to get reviewed by critics. She wonders if she is like him and if she'll ever play without magic.
Barefooted Vibrato
5. Barefooted Vibrato
October 29, 2006
The day of the first competition has arrived - but Kahoko's accompaniment has not. All of her hard work may be for naught, as Kahoko cannot participate without an accompanying musician.
Waltz Of The Lost Heart
4. Waltz Of The Lost Heart
October 22, 2006
Kahoko agrees to keep Ryotaro's piano prowess a secret, and he helps her with her violin practice. Everyone is practicing hard for the upcoming competition.
The Anonymous-By-Request Chopin
3. The Anonymous-By-Request Chopin
October 15, 2006
When Kahoko gets too nervous to play in public, Kazuki comes to her rescue. Then, seeing Len bullied, Kahoko comes to his rescue, cutting her fingers in the process - for which Len scolds her. Later, Kaho is surprised to find Ryotaro playing piano.
The Gavotte's Grim Future
2. The Gavotte's Grim Future
October 8, 2006
Eiri's friends start to wonder what is going on with him since he is acting strange. Some even wonder if he has found himself a girlfriend.
Impossible Prelude
1. Impossible Prelude
October 1, 2006
Eiri Kurahashi has become infatuated with the image of a beautiful young aristocrat in a glass in his uncles antique shop. Then he learns that she was murdered 250 years earlier.
Description

The television series entitled La Corda Doro is a game series involving people changing their behaviors so as to assume specific roles. The show is designed and targeted to suit a female public.

The show started when a young lady known as Kahoko Hino who was studying at the Seiso Academy came across a fairy named Lili who played and sang a lot of good music. The fairy gave Kahoko a violin which had some mysterious powers and also created a vacancy and fitted her to take part in the school's yearly musical competition.

Kahoko refused to accept the gift and offer from Lili but she was persuaded by the fairy who succeeded in convincing her to take it. So Kahoko ended up accepting the violin from Lili and also the place at the school's musical competition.

Kahoko was now faced with the challenge of practicing and preparing for the competition. She therefore started practicing how to use and manipulate the violin she was amazed at the fact that she was able to manipulate the musical instrument and also played it in line with the tunes of some songs. She did all she could to perfect her skills and also tried as much as possible to meet other contestants who were going for the same competition as her. She did so to familiarize herself with her opponents.

Kahoko Hino was the main character of the series. She was known to be very friendly and this aspect of her character made her have many friends and she was well liked by many people. She had five boys in her school who secretly admired her. She had a very lovely family and lived with her brother, sister alongside their mother. Despite her numerous male admirers Kahoko started a relationship with Len Tsukimori whom she taught music.

Len Tsukimori was also studying music in the same school as Kahoko. He played the violin very well just like kahoko with whom he had a beautiful relationship.

The series was written by Yuki Kure and directed by Kojin Ochi Company. Hakusensha did the publishing. The 26 episodes aired on TV Tokyo. The main characters included Kahoko Hino voiced by Y?ki Nakajima, Len Tsukimori voiced by Kish? Taniyama.

  • Premiere Date
    October 1, 2006