K-ON is about 5 high school girls who become friends through the Light Music Club. Yui the lead guitarist, Tsumugi the keyboardist, Mio the bassist, Azusa the rhythm guitarist, and Ritsu the drummer. K-ON is the story of 5 aspiring musicians and their journey through high school together.
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Series cast summary:
Aki Toyosaki ...
 Yui Hirasawa / ... 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Yôko Hikasa ...
Satomi Sato ...
 Ritsu Tainaka 41 episodes, 2009-2011
Minako Kotobuki ...
 Tsumugi Kotobuki 41 episodes, 2009-2011
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 Tsumugi Kotobuki 40 episodes, 2009-2011
Cassandra Lee Morris ...
 Ritsu Tainaka 40 episodes, 2009-2011
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 Yui Hirasawa / ... 40 episodes, 2009-2011
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Asami Sanada ...
 Sawako Yamanaka 36 episodes, 2009-2011
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 Sawako Yamanka / ... 35 episodes, 2009-2011
Madoka Yonezawa ...
Ayana Taketatsu ...
 Azusa Nakano 33 episodes, 2009-2011
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 Ui Hirasawa / ... 33 episodes, 2009-2011
Christine Marie Cabanos ...
 Azusa Nakano 32 episodes, 2009-2011
Chika Fujito ...
 Nodoka Manabe 31 episodes, 2009-2011
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 Nodoka Manabe / ... 31 episodes, 2009-2011
Yoriko Nagata ...
 Jun Suzuki / ... 24 episodes, 2009-2010
Michelle Ann Dunphy ...
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K-ON is about 5 high school girls who become friends through the Light Music Club. Yui the lead guitarist, Tsumugi the keyboardist, Mio the bassist, Azusa the rhythm guitarist, and Ritsu the drummer. K-ON is the story of 5 aspiring musicians and their journey through high school together.

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The school is modeled after real life school Toyosato Elementary School. Since the show's debut the school has become increasingly famous with fans making a pilgrimage to visit. See more »

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Hokago Teatime
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Friendship+Music in a utter fabulous way
12 July 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

K On! is about a bunch of girls joining the Keion (easy listening) music club, jam some music, have fun together, and have tea, together, in a cutesy cutesy way. If you are discouraged by this short summary, it is normal and that's sucks. But fear not, once you start watching, it will grows on you.

The characters (Yui, Mio, Ritsu, Tsumugi,...) are all freaking likable because they are all adorable, hilarious and cute. Also their friendship is also adorable to watch, at times, very hilarious. Their journey to conquer their weaknesses are also, very funny. Yep, even character weaknesses are funny to watch.

So, you maybe thinking 'It must be am audience entertainment bait like fan services in those anime with big boobs teenage girls and kawaii lolitas.' Nope. At times they show some passion about music and especially rock, which very based on teenagers reaction when they listen to their favourite genre. It feels very high schoolish. And I couldn't believe how magically it can achieve it, although it does not dwells very deep onto the subject, yeah cup cakes and tea.

Overall I gave it a 9 because I cannot make it a 9.5 and there's not enough music from a easy listening club. Other than that, it's a great anime about friendship, high school, and jamming music.

BTW, those equipment are expensive, especially that Les Paul Yui using. LES F*CKING PAUL, FOR A BEGINNER!!!!! Damn


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