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Nodame Cantabile Episode 1

Manga-style, exaggerated humor + music = <3!!

The first episode introduces the male lead Chiaki Shinichi as an arrogant genius (musically, linguistically, and possibly equally genius at making cuisine) who feels/is trapped in Japan (because of a silly flight phobia) and henceforth thinks about giving up music more often than he should.

One day, while drunk from drinking with his ex and lamenting about being trapped, Shinichi mistakenly falls asleep in front of the door of the apartment next to his. Noda Megumi, the resident of that apartment and neighbor of Shinichi, takes him in. The next day, he wakes up in a pile of trash. (Literally)

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