Anime Underground The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope  

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Looking for more anime like Kids on the Slope? Moving around can be pretty difficult if you're just a regular kid trying to grow up. For Kaoru, it's always been difficult to settle down and really make friends when he's constantly having to pick up and leave anyway. When he meets the school delinquent, everything changes as he's suddenly thrust into the world of jazz and its incredible ability to free him of his burdens. As a beautiful anime about how the passion of music can create friendships and offer anyone genuine release, Kids on the Slope is a fantastic story that reminds us all to enjoy life just a little bit more. For that reason, let's take a look at similar anime that fans of Kids on the Slope will love.

There are plenty of great music-oriented anime series out there that we've added to our list of recommendations for Kids on the Slope. Choices like Your Lie in April or K-On! are very classic choices that show just how important music is for some people's soul. However, if you're looking for something that's a little more varied in its storyline, we've also included shows like Blue Spring Ride and Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, both of which have everything to do with friendship and love. 

If you're looking for anime like Kids on the Slope, you've come to the right place. Let the world know which anime you'd most recommend to others by voting them up! 

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Tsuki ga Kirei is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Tsuki ga Kirei ("as the moon, so beautiful.") is a 2017 romance anime series. During their third year at junior high school, Kotaro Azumi, Akane Mizuno, and their classmates relate to ...more
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Chihayafuru is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Chihayafuru is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Suetsugu, serialised in Be Love and published by Kodansha. It is about a school girl, Chihaya Ayase, who is inspired by a new ...more
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Tari Tari is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Tari Tari is a 13-episode 2012 Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and directed by Masakazu Hashimoto. The series aired in Japan between July 1 and September 23, 2012 on TV ...more
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Natsuyuki Rendezvous is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Natsuyuki Rendezvous is a 2012 anime television series.
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The Perfect World of Kai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
The Perfect World of Kai
Piano no Mori: The Perfect World of Kai is an ongoing manga by Makoto Isshiki, about Shuhei Amamiya, who transfers to Moriwaki Elementary filled with hope and ambition about his new life. But it ...more
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Hanasaku Iroha is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Hanasaku Iroha, or Hanairo for short, is a Japanese 26-episode anime television series produced by P.A.Works and directed by Masahiro Ando. The screenplay was written by Mari Okada, with ...more
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Nana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Nana is a Japanese josei manga series written and illustrated by Ai Yazawa, serialized in Cookie published by Shueisha. The manga derives its title from the name of the two main characters, both ...more
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Your Lie in April is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Your Lie in April, known in Japan as Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso or just simply Kimiuso, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. Piano prodigy Kōsei Arima dominated ...more
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Nodame Cantabile is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
At a top music academy in Japan, Shinichi Chiaki's arrogance is matched only by his top-notch piano playing. But when Chiaki and the teacher get into a fight, he's demoted to the reject class. ...more
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5 Centimeters Per Second is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
5 Centimeters Per Second is a 2007 Japanese animated feature film by Makoto Shinkai. The film was finished on 22 January 2007. The first part of the film was released on Yahoo! Japan as ...more
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Beck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Beck
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Classmates is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Classmates
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Little Busters! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Little Busters!
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From up on Poppy Hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
From Up on Poppy Hill is a 2011 Japanese animated drama film directed by Gorō Miyazaki, scripted by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa, and produced by Studio Ghibli. It is based on the 1980 ...more
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Samurai Champloo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Samurai Champloo is a Japanese anime series developed by Manglobe. It featured a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, character designer Kazuto Nakazawa and mechanical designer ...more
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Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 Japanese anime series developed by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro ...more
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Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea
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Honey and Clover is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Honey and Clover is a Japanese romance film directed by Masahiro Takada.
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Sound! Euphonium is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Sound! Euphonium
Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Yūfoniamu) is a Japanese novel series by Ayano Takeda, manga adaptation, and 2015 anime series. In Uji, Kyoto, the Kitauji High School Music Club is steadily improving ...more
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Tsuritama is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Tsuritama, sometimes written as tsuritama, is a Japanese anime television series that aired in spring 2012 season. It premiered on April 12, 2012 and ended on June 28, 2012. The anime has been ...more
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Anohana: The Flower We Saw Tha... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day is an 11-episode 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. The anime aired in Fuji TV's noitamina block ...more
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Bakuman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
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Blue Spring Ride is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Yoshioka Futaba has a few reasons why she wants to "reset" her image & life as a new high school student. Because she's cute, she was ostracized by her female friends in junior ...more
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Rainbow: Nisha Rokubō no Shich... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope
Rainbow: Nisha Rokubō no Shichinin, is a Japanese manga series written by George Abe and illustrated by Masasumi Kakizaki. It began serialization in 2003 in Shogakukan Publishing's Weekly Young ...more
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Silver Spoon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime Like Kids on the Slope