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The Piano Forest


Genres: drama, tournament
Themes: music, piano
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Shūhei Amamiya transfers to Moriwaki Elementary filled with hope and ambition. But it doesn’t take long before he gets picked on by the class bullies, and gets involved in a dare to play the mysterious piano in the forest. Igniting his meeting with an equally enigmatic child, Kai Ichinose, who seems to be the only one capable getting sound out of the thought to be broken piano.
Running time: 101 minutes
Vintage: 2007-07

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Forest of Piano


Plot Summary: Kai was born as the son of a prostitute and he’s been playing the abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since he was young. Shūhei, on the other hand, was practically breast-fed by the piano as the son of a family of prestigious pianists. Yet it is their common bond with the piano that eventually intertwines their paths in life.
Vintage: 2018-04-08

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Forest of Piano 2


Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2019-01-28 to 2019-04-15

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Piano no Mori Feature Length Film Announced

posted on 2007-02-09 16:39 EST by Evan Miller
Film enters theatres in Japan in July 2007

Madhouse’s Piano no Mori to Open July 21 in Japan

posted on 2007-05-11 08:17 EDT by Egan Loo

Azumi’s Aya Ueto Leads Piano no Mori Cast

posted on 2007-05-21 09:19 EDT by Egan Loo

Piano no Mori Trailer

posted on 2007-05-26 12:37 EDT by Christopher Macdonald

Piano Forest Wins Media Arts Awards

posted on 2008-12-10 09:35 EST by Egan Loo

The Piano Forest Manga Gets TV Anime in April 2018

posted on 2017-10-23 02:47 EDT
Series following 2 boys who meet through music previously inspired anime film by MADHOUSE

“Piano no Mori” TV Anime Plays an Enchanting Tune in April

October 23, 2017 9:17am CDT
Adaptation based on manga by Makoto Isshiki heads to NHK network

The Piano Forest TV Anime Reveals Cast, Staff, Ending Song Artist

posted on 2018-01-31 02:00 EST
Fukushima Gainax’s April NHK anime casts Sōma Saitō, Natsuki Hanae, Junichi Suwabe

The Piano Forest TV Anime Premieres April 8

posted on 2018-02-22 02:15 EST

The Piano Forest TV Anime’s Promo Video Reveals Additional Cast Members, Pianists

posted on 2018-03-05 00:32 EST
Yūichi Nakamura, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Maaya Sakamoto, KENN in April anime

The Piano Forest TV Anime Listed with 12 Episodes

posted on 2018-04-02 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The Piano Forest TV Anime Gets Netflix-Only Streaming With Release Outside Japan Slated for this Fall

posted on 2018-04-08 23:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series premiered on NHK on Sunday

The Piano Forest Anime Gets 2nd Season in January

posted on 2018-07-01 23:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
12-episode 1st season premiered in April, will get Netflix streaming this fall

Forest of Piano Anime to Premiere on Netflix in September

posted on 2018-08-29 18:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Slated for September 28

This Week in Anime - Is Forest of Piano Worth Watching?

by Michelle Liu and Steve Jones, Oct 9th 2018

Forest of Piano Anime’s 2nd Season Reveals New Director, January 27 Premiere, Ending Theme Artist

posted on 2018-11-30 01:28 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Hiroyuki Yamaga directs 2nd season at Gaina

Rie Murakawa Sings TV Anime Forest of Piano 2nd Season ED Theme in Concert Hall

January 28, 2019 12:45am CST
The voice of Hotaru Ichijo (Non Non Biyori), Ram (Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World)


Netflix Adds Forest of Piano Anime Season 2 in June

posted on 2019-05-23 02:46 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Forest Of Piano Season 2 (12 Episodes, Dub/Sub) is now on @netflix!

This Week in Anime - Forest of Piano Returns with More Music and Less Animation

by Michelle Liu & Steve Jones, Jul 2nd 2019