"Piano no Mori" second series broadcast starts!
Broadcast of the second series of "Piano no Mori" ("Forest of Piano") animation on NHK Main Channel will start on January 27.
Based on the Makoto Isshiki's young adult comic book series published by Kodansha's "Morning" from 1998 to November 2015. It is a moving story of Kai Ichinose, who finds an old discarded piano in the forest and starts playing on it just for the fun of it. He then meets Sousuke Ajino, who was once considered a genius pianist and Shuhei Amamiya, whose father is a great pianist, and others who recognize his natural gift and help nourish it to where he takes on the world at the Chopin Concours.
The first series gained a strong following from its start in April 2018. In the second series, Kai has advanced from preliminaries for the Chopin Concours.
Broadcast on NHK-G TV every Sunday evening.
Shinichiro Okumoto participated as an executive producer and Kazutomo Ogasawara was a producer.
Check the official Websites for details:
Official URL: http://piano-anime.jp/
Official Twitter: @piano_anime_tv
Available on Netflix.
©Makoto Isshiki,KODANSHA/Forest of Piano Anime Partners.