Sentarou's immeasurable love for jazz music inspires Kaoru to learn more about the genre, and as a result, he slowly starts to break out of his shell, making his very first friend. Kaoru begins playing the piano at after-school jazz sessions, located in the basement of fellow student Ritsuko Mukae's family-owned record shop. As he discovers the immense joy of using his musical talents to bring enjoyment to himself and others, Kaoru's summer might just crescendo into one that he will remember forever.
Sakamichi no Apollon is a heartwarming story of friendship, music, and love that follows three unique individuals brought together by their mutual appreciation for jazz.
English: Kids on the Slope
Synonyms: Sakamichi no Aporon, Apollo on the Slope
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 2012 to Jun 29, 2012
Season: Spring 2012
Studio: Tezuka Productions MAPPA
Duration: 22 minutes
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