Yamada'’s passionate storytelling is realized through her star character, Reiji, a violin prodigy with a troubled childhood. Reiji turns to music in order to escape his abusive family, and is enrolled in a prestigious music school. There, he meets his mentor Mitsuko whose own dreams of becoming a professional musician were lost due to a tragic injury. Mitsuko'’s fun-loving nature and enthusiasm for living comes up against Reiji’'s intense, single-minded passion for music. But together they find a common goal in Reiji'’s dreams of success. Intense rivalries unfold against the backdrop of the musical world, while Reiji’'s turmoil provides heightened emotional drama.
(Source: Anime Monitor)
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