Shinichi Chiaki is a first class musician whose dream is to play among the elites in Europe. Coming from a distinguished family, he is an infamous perfectionist; not only is he highly critical of himself, but of others as well. The only thing stopping Chiaki from leaving for Europe is his fear of flying. As a result, he's grounded in Japan.

During his 4th year at Japan's top music university, Chiaki happens to meet Noda Megumi—or as she refers to herself, Nodame. On the surface, she seems to be an unkempt girl with no direction in life. However, when Chiaki hears Nodame play the piano for the first time, he is in awe at the kind of music she plays. To Chiaki's dismay, Nodame moves into the apartment next to his and finds out that she is head-over-heels in love with him.

Series Cast

  1. Tomokazu Seki

    Tomokazu Seki

    Chiaki Shinichi (voice)

    45 Episodes

  2. Ayako Kawasumi

    Ayako Kawasumi

    Noda Megumi (voice)

    45 Episodes

  3. Shinji Ogawa

    Shinji Ogawa

    Franz von Stresemann (Milch) (voice)

    45 Episodes

  4. Aki Sasamori

    Aki Sasamori

    Chiyo Sakata (voice)

    23 Episodes

  5. Kazuya Nakai

    Kazuya Nakai

    Kouzou Etou (voice)

    23 Episodes

  6. Hitomi Nabatame

    Hitomi Nabatame

    Saiko Tagaya (voice)

    23 Episodes

  7. Yoshinori Fujita

    Yoshinori Fujita

    Masumi Okuyama (voice)

    23 Episodes

  8. Sanae Kobayashi

    Sanae Kobayashi

    Kiyora Miki (voice)

    23 Episodes

  9. Mamiko Noto

    Mamiko Noto

    Sakura Saku (voice)

    23 Episodes

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Nodame Cantabile

Nodame Cantabile: Finale

2010 | 11 Episodes

Season 3 of Nodame Cantabile premiered on January 15, 2010.

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Nodame Cantabile
Nodame Cantabile


Original Name のだめカンタービレ

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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