Top 10 Music Anime of 2010


1. K-ON! Season 2

Comedy, Music, Slice of Life

It's the final year of high school for Yui Hirasawa, Ritsu Tainaka, Mio Akiyama, and Tsumugi Kotobuki, the founding members of the Light Music Club. Together with their junior member, Azusa Nakano, they spend their days after school in the music room enjoying tea and sweets and practicing music. Amidst band practice, preparations for the new student orientation performance, scouting for new members, and student responsibilities, they still have time for "After School Tea Time".

(Source: ANN)


2. Nodame Cantabile Finale

Comedy, Music, Romance

The series continues the relationship between two aspiring classical musicians, Megumi "Nodame" Noda and Shinichi Chiaki, as students and after graduation.


3. K-ON!: Live House!

Comedy, Music, Slice of Life

Afterschool Teatime performs live on New Year's Eve.


4. Nodame Cantabile Finale Special

Comedy, Music, Romance

DVD special episode taking place before Episode 1 of Finale that focuses on Miki Kiyora making it to the final round of a competition in Paris. (Source: Wiki)


5. Sound of the Sky

Music, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life

In a lonely corner of the world, on the edge of No Man’s Land, sits Clocktower Fortress. It’s home to the 1121st Platoon of the Helvetian Army, and their newest member is a 15-year-old volunteer named Kanata Sorami, who enlisted to learn how to play the bugle. When she was a child, Kanata was saved by a beautiful soldier and found inspiration in the clear, golden sound of her trumpet. From that day forward, Kanata decided music would be her life.

As the other platoon members train her how to be a bugler and a soldier, Kanata's enduring optimism will inspire them to look for happiness and beauty, even in a world haunted by war.

(Source: Right Stuf, Inc.)


6. Sound of the Sky Specials

Music, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life

According to the official website, two extra episodes will be included in the Blu-ray and DVD volumes 4 and 7 of "Sora no Woto". The volumes 4 and 7 will be released on June 23rd (episode 7.5) and September 22nd (episode 13), respectively.


7. Nodame Cantabile OVA 2

Comedy, Music, Romance

An anime-original story written by Ninomiya Tomoko, this is an extra episode that falls between the end of Nodame Cantabile (Finale) and Nodame Cantabile Opera-hen. It's spring. Nodame is getting very close to graduating from the Conservatoire and Chiaki is keeping himself busy professionally.


8. Snow Halation


Second single for the anime-idol group Love Live! The CD includes a b-side song together with both a-side and b-side karaokes plus an original drama part. DVD includes an animation shot video of Snow Halation.

(Source: AniDB)

They have changed their group's name to μ's (Muse).


9. Kowarekake no Orgel (Movie)

Drama, Music, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life

In 2039, helper androids are widespread as general purpose electronics.

Keiichiro lost his family in a traffic accident and retired from his band. One day, he finds an old model android in a garbage dump. He takes her home but after taking her to a repair shop he was told she couldn't be repaired so he planed to throw her away, but the next day he finds her making breakfast for him. Thus begin the summer days of a memoryless android and a dreamless boy.

Kowarekake no Orgel was originally an independent animation released as an OVA. Later on it received a theatrical release that is a bit different and longer than the original.


10. Bokura no Live Kimi to no Life


Love Live! School idol project. DVD bundled with the debut CD single of the fan-voted idol project.

(Source: AniDB)

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