April is Your Lie
Your lie in April
Kōsei Arima was a piano prodigy until his mother died when he was eleven years old. The shock of losing her made him lose any interest in piano, and his life has felt monotonous ever since. Then, when he's fourteen, his childhood friend Tsubaki introduces him to her classmate Kaori, a free-spirited violinist. Her enthusiasm reignites his interest in music and in life.
"Hikaru Nara" (光るなら;If You Will Shine) by goose house
"Kirameki" (キラメキ;Sparkle) by wacci
"Hikaru Nara" (光るなら;If You Will Shine) by goose house (ep 1)
"Introduction & Rondo capriccioso" by Camille Saint-Saëns (ep 3)
"Piano Sonata No.14, 3rd movement" by Ludwig Van Beethoven (ep 1)
"Twinkle, twinkle, little star" by Risa Taneda (ep 3)
"Violin & Piano Sonata No. 9 (Kreutzer Sonata)" by Ludwig Van Beethoven (ep 2)
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Piano prodigy Kousei Arima has had his mother taken from him at the tender age of 11 and the resulting shock left Kousei unable to play his beloved music. Now three years later Kousei finds his life monotonous and dull, but when free-spirited violinist Kaori Miyazono collides with Kousei he to rediscover the instrument he left behind and move forward in his life.
Kyōhei Ishiguro (Fairy Tail, Psycho-Pass episode director) is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures off scripts by Takao Yoshioka(High School DxD,WATAMOTE). Yukiko Aikei (Accel World,Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) is serving as character designer and chief animation director. Masaru Yokoyama (Queen's Blade, Freezing Vibration) is composing the music, while Jin Aketagawa (High School DxD, anohana) is sound director.
Your lie in April is based on a original shōnen manga by Naoshi Arakawa, the series debuted in Kodansha's Monthly Shonen Magazine in 2011 and the eighth compiled volume shipped in Japan this past January. The series won the Best Shōnen Manga category in Kodansha's 37th Annual Manga Awards last year.
The anime premiered on Fuji TV's Noitamina block on the 10th of October 2014 at 1:15am. The series is being streamed by Aniplex Channel, Hulu and Crunchyroll. If you would like to view character designs for the series you can click here.
Madman Entertainment will be streaming the series on Fridays and releasing to home video at some point in the future.
L’anime TV Shigatsu wa Kimi (Your lie in April) è stato annunciato durante la conferenza programmatica del contenitore televisivo noitmainA (Animation al contrario), in quell’occasione - a fine marzo 2014 - Fuji TV ha presentato anche Zankyio no terror (Terror of Resonance - Terron in Tokyo, in onda nella stagione estiva) e la II stagione di Psycho-Pass (anch’essa attesa per ottobre). L’anime, che andrà in onda dal prossimo 9 ottobre, per due stagioni, è l’adattamento dell’omonimo manga di Naoshi Arakawa già vincitore, nel 2013, del 37°Premio Kodansha come miglior shounen.
Kyohei Ishiguro (regista di singoli episodi di Fairy Tail,Psycho-Pass) è al timone della regia, sulla base della sceneggiatura di Takao Yoshioka (High School DxD,WATAMOTE); Yukiko Aikei (Accel World, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) disegna i personaggi e ricopre il ruolo di direttore dell’animaizone; Masaru Yokoyama (Queen's Blade, Freezing Vibration) compone le musiche, mentre Jin Aketagawa (High School DxD,anohana) funge da direttore del suoni; il tutto presso lo studio A-1 Pictures. È già stato aperto il sito ufficiale.
Naoshi Arakawa ha lanciato il suo manga sulle pagine di Monthly Shonen Magazine nel 2011, e il IX volume è uscito nel maggio 2014.
Director: Kyōhei Ishiguro
Series Composition: Takao Yoshioka
Screenplay: Takao Yoshioka
Music: Masaru Yokoyama
Original creator: Naoshi Arakawa
Character Design: Yukiko Aikei
Art Director: Hisayo Usui
Chief Animation Director: Yukiko Aikei
3D Director: Ryūta Ono
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Director of Photography: Yoshihiro Sekiya
Art Setting: Yoshinori Shiozawa
Color design: Kazuko Nakajima
Editing: Akinori Mishima
Insert Song Performance: Goose House (ep 1)
Prop Design: Akira Takata
2nd Key Animation: Triple A
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures
Design Works: Graphinica
Digital Work: Graphinica
LAWSON (Lawson HMV Entertainment)