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Title(s): Piano no Mori
ピアノの森 - The perfect world of KAI
森林中的钢琴师
琴絃森林
วัยกระเตาะ ตึ่งตึงตึ๊ง
Piano Forest
Piano Hutan
Piano no Mori: The Perfect World of Kai
Author(s): Isshiki Makoto
Artist(s): ISSHIKI Makoto
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Seinen, Slice of life
Start Date: 1998
Status: Ongoing
Summary:
From KEFI:

A tranquil tale about two boys from very different upbringings. On one hand you have Kai, born as the son of a prostitute, who's been playing the abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since he was young. And on the other you have Shuhei, 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.

Piano no Mori won a Grand Prize from 2008 [12th] Japan Media Arts Festival.
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Music ON... effort Vs talent
Written by raoulvdb on March 25, 2014 at 3:21 PM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 4
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 4
Entertainment: 5
I saw the anime before I could find this manga. It's a beautiful story about a talented boy who just loves "his" piano, lost in the forest. But music is more demanding than just being gifted and you learn about how hard it is to learn an instrument in hope that someday you might reach the top. So we follow the parralel paths of a gifted boy Vs a hard working boy. Music lovers will love it. And BTW, if you like this one, you'll also like Nodame Cantabile! :-)
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Love this!
Written by Drealicious on September 20, 2013 at 11:33 PM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
This has great story and plot development. Music, emotions and events are really felt throughout. A must read for all those who love music-related manga!
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