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Mashiro no Oto  
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Description
Shamisen is a traditional Japanese musical instrument that looks similar to a guitar. Teenager Sawamura Setsu's grandfather who raised him and his older brother Wakana, recently passed away. His grandfather was one of the greatest Shamisen players and the two siblings grew up listening to him play and learning to play the instrument.

Since the grandfather's death, Setsu dropped out of high school, moved to Tokyo and has been drifting, not knowing what to do besides play his Shamisen. That's when his successful and rich mother, Umeko storms into his life and tries to shape Setsu up. She enrolls him back into high school but little does Setsu know that he is about to rediscover his passion for Shamisen.

Note: Was nominated for the 4th Manga Taisho Award in 2011.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
ましろのおと
真白之音
纯白之音
Pure Sound

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.0 Part 2 by Shoujo Sense (1061d ago)
v.1 c.0 Part 1 by Shoujo Crusade (1440d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
14 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
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Average: 9.1 / 10.0 (17 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.54 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 29th 2015, 12:58pm PST


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Year
2010

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #945 increased(+310)
Monthly Pos #1818 increased(+786)
3 Month Pos #3872 increased(+329)
6 Month Pos #4991 increased(+503)

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On 143 reading lists
On 229 wish lists
On 0 unfinished lists
On 75 custom lists

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Great Potential   
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by mysstris
January 13th, 2016, 2:26am
So only the prologue has been scanned which is disappointing considering how exhilarating this mangaka makes the shamisen! It definitely has great potential considering the uniqueness. It'll probably be a fusion of traditional and modern music tastes. Also I get the feeling that it'll be a time skip from the prologue to the first chapter (and he'll find another girl eventually but not Yuna). I hope someone picks this up someday so I can write an actual review. I think it's a story I'd buy if it was licensed in english.
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Good so far   
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by 1412Bunny
May 30th, 2013, 12:06am
I've always loved Ragawa Marimo's work and so far I also really like this one.

The main character is interesting and so far the story seems unique.

I hope more chapters are translated soon since only two chapters have been translated so far.
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