Piano no Mori (2018)
Animação, Comédia, Drama
A história acompanha a vida de dois rapazes, que se conheceram por intermédio da música, com vidas totalmente distintas. Enquanto Kai Ichinose é filho de uma prostituta e começou a tocar num piano abandonado numa floresta perto de sua casa, Shuuei Amamiya é filho de dois prestigiados pianistas.
Natsuki HanaeAmamiya Shuuhei
Junichi SuwabeAjino Sousuke
Hideyuki TanakaAmamiya Youichirou
Toshiyuki ToyonagaHirata Kousei
Maaya SakamotoIchinose Reiko
Aoi YukiMaruyama Takako
Katsuyuki KonishiKarol Adamski
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- Backdrops 2
- Posters 2
The names of those advancing to the second round of the Chopin competition are announced, and Shuhei is shocked when Adamski fails to make the cut.
Shuhei Amamiya transfers into Kai Ichinose's elementary school. As an aspiring pianist, he's shocked that Kai has no teacher after hearing him play.
Following Sophie Ormesson, Wei Pang takes the stage. Though deeply influenced by Ajino, he demonstrates a depth and pain not found in Ajino's playing.
2To Play Chopin's Pieces
To Ajino, who hurt his musical abilities in a car accident, meeting Kai seems like fate. But Kai just wants to be able to play a certain Chopin piece.
Out of the remaining 30 pianists, only 12 will advance to the final round. Shuhei takes the stage with just one goal in mind for his performance.
3What Mozart Has Left
Ajino sets a Mozart piece as Kai's entry for the contest, but Kai worries that he hasn't found his own style of playing. Shuhei is favored to win.
Lech Szymanowski performs with his sister, Emilia in his heart. Despite the hometown preference for a Polish contestant, Kai's playing wows the crowd.
4The Best Piano
After Takako's performance, it's time for Kai to take the stage. With his mother, Ajino and Shuhei's father watching, it's time to show his skills.
5The Dance of Deliberation
Once Kai's finishes his performance, it's all up to the judges. But one judge argues against allowing Kai to advance and requests a complete recount.
5God of Competition
After the contest, Shuhei transfers back to Tokyo and Kai finds that the piano in the woods is broken. Takako vows to win for Kai's sake.
After the results are announced, Kai catches Shuhei at a bad time. The next day, they have a painful conversation in a park.
6Forest of Piano
The piano in the forest goes up in flames, but Ajino tells Kai that it can live on within him. His mother tells him to concentrate on his music.
7For the Sake of Your Number One
In the last round, pianists perform with an orchestra. Rumors fly when Wei Pang doesn't show up as scheduled, while Kai worries about Shuhei.
Five years later, Shuhei returns to Japan determined to see Kai again. After some searching, he finds his friend in a very unexpected place.
8The Truth About Wei Pang
After reuniting in a practice room at the Chopin Academy, Kai and Shuhei take a morning walk through Warsaw. Shuhei is shocked by Kai's plans.
8A Letter of Challenge
An injured Takako travels to Tokyo with her teacher Shiba, who first noticed her at the competition five years before. There, she meets Kai again.
9For Your Living Evidence
A painful article is published about Wei Pang's past, but all he cares about is Ajino's opinion. Before Pang takes the stage, they meet on the stairs.
9New Signs in Warsaw
At the Chopin competition preliminaries in Poland, Kai nearly has a meltdown, but Shuhei performs as usual. Shuhei is frustrated when they meet again.
10In the Country Where Chopin was Born
Though Lech wants to win for his sister's sake, the final day is Kai's chance to show the world who he is and how far he's come with his performance.
10The Chopin Competition
The first contestants take the stage for the Chopin competition. Kai is shocked that a Chinese pianist's playing sounds just like Ajino's.
Kai's performance is a triumph, but Lech has the final slot -- and hometown support. As he plays, he has a vision of his sister, Emilia.
11New Wind from Poland
Shuhei takes the stage at the competition, impressing everyone. Taking a walk to calm his nerves, Kai meets Polish pianist Lech.
12The Best Pianist in the World
The winners are finally announced to an electrified audience. Shuhei sheds tears of joy when he hears Kai's placement. Ajino receives shocking news.
Itâ€™s finally Kaiâ€™s turn to play. His playing transports the audience to the forest as Shuhei, Takako and Ajino reflect on their friendâ€™s journey.