Lee Suan is the main vocal of a popular Korean idol group of 7 years, “iridescent”. After 7 years of his life as an idol... more>> which was filled with rumours of conflict and exclusion within the group, he decides to retire at the young age of 27. After a successful retirement press interview, he comes home and falls asleep while reading the news article regarding his retirement. When he wakes up, he realises that he has travelled back in time to before his debut?!
Hio is a ten year old boy who was brought into an orphanage because their family went bankrupt.... more>>
Seven years passed since then.
Living in a poor community and having all women near him mysteriously killed. What mystery lies ahead of him?
Wherein Hio escaped from the orphanage and lived in the streets for almost a year until he met Coffee and became best buds with him. Tired of living in the squatter's area, the two "auditioned" for a band and became members of Equinox that later got turned into Forlorn Madness or ForMad because of a cheeky bratty doll-like woman who is the replacement for the former vocalist.
Seems simple right?
Unless you count that aside from Hio and Coffee, the rest are vampires.
The Kitauji high school concert band club had at one time participated in national tournaments and was a champion school, but after the club's adviser... more>> changed, they have not been able to even participate in the qualifying tournament. However, thanks to the newly appointed adviser's strict instruction, the students are steadily improving and build up their strength. As they fight over who plays solos, some students give priority to studying and quit club activities. Finally, the long wished-for day of the contest arrives.
Naomi Hikawa is the main character of the novel, and the son of a famous music critic. Due to that, he has some musical knowledge, though it is pretty much limited to that, and perhaps the simple playing of a guitar. His hobby is to repair things, and has developed quite a good skill towards it.... more>>
One day, while going to his "secret" scrapyard to gather some spare parts, he saw a girl playing an abandoned piano there. Somehow, the music had caused the junks to resonate, creating an illusion of a junkyard symphony. He was mesmerized by the familiar sounding melody, but he could not remember the tune. Just then, the girl noticed him, and called him a pervert/stalker. She then requested him to forget about the incident.
Back at home, Naomi realized that she is the piano prodigy Mafuyu Ebisawa, who had vanished from the music scene for some unknown reason. He met her soon again, with Mafuyu as the transfer student of his class. She declared to the class that there is no need to know her too well, since she will be gone soon. She had even snatched away an abandoned music shed that he had customized for his own personal use, in order to play her guitar. Not liking her cold personality and her sharp tongue, Naomi vowed to take back the music shed from her.
Somehow, things became such that he was roped in by a senior, Kyouko Kagurazawa, and childhood friend Chiaki Aihara, to start a music band. His mission was to get Mafuyu, the required forth member, into the band. However, he soon realized the shocking truth behind Mafuyu's reason for disappearing from the piano scene and playing the guitar. Knowing that, will he be able to forget about the melody he heard from the junkyard, or will he be able to help Mafuyu play the piano again?
The light novel is the official prequel to the anime series.
It tells the story of how Yuri and Hinata meet, how they find out... more>> about "Angel" and the other characters and how the SSS was founded.
Energetic teenager Shuichi Shindo is the lead singer and songwriter for the smash-hit pop band, Bad Luck. He's recently moved in with his older boyfriend, Eiri Yuki, the handsome, sophisticated, and uber-famous romance novelist. Nothing goes smoothly for Shuichi, however. Yuki is inexplicably cold and cruel toward him, more so than usual; due to a rash of publicity appearances on comedy sketch shows, he can't get anyone to take his band seriously; and he's suddenly entered, totally unprepared, into a nationally televised concert with Bad Luck's rival band, Ask.... more>>
In this often touching, frequently hilarious story based on the popular manga and anime, Gravitation: The Novel details a young man's quest for success in love and music.