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La Corda d'Oro


La Corda d'Oro Vol. 17: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 17

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 17

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 17

While Len studies the violin in Europe, Kahoko swears to keep him in her heart…as her musical inspiration, that is. But could he be something more? Kahoko finds it harder and harder to deny her feelings, but the boys of Seisou Academy seem bent on making her forget about Len. At long last, it’s time for her to make a choice—for music and for love.


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La Corda d'Oro Vol. 1: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 1

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 1

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 1

Kahoko is a normal student in the General Education department with absolutely no musical skill, but all that changes when she catches a glimpse of an elusive fairy who lives on campus. The fairy grants Kahoko a magic violin, and before she knows it, she's nominated to participate in the school's music competition with five very attractive boys. Will she win love and fame, or will bitter rivalry rule the day?
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 2: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 2

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 2

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 2

Kahoko may have a magic violin that gives her some technical ability, but the violin's true magic is only unlocked when Kahoko "feels" the music, something she's having trouble doing in the midst of all the new tension in her life. She's supposed to be getting to know her fellow competitors, but the first stage of the competition is coming soon, and she barely has time to pick her music, let alone make new friends. So why is she so drawn to her fellow Gen Ed student, Ryotaro...?
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 3: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 3

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 3

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 3

The first round of the competition is about to begin, and Kahoko's accompanist reveals her plot to get Kahoko disqualified! Unsettled by this betrayal, Kahoko can't enjoy the music, even when Ryotaro steps in as her new accompanist. Kahoko's performance is mediocre, but Ryotaro finds himself added as a second-round contestant. Will their budding friendship be ruined by the heat of competition?
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 4: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 4

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 4

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 4

With the second round approaching, Kahoko is finally getting invested in the competition. But her newfound determination is tested when fellow contestant Azuma unleashes his dark side at her expense. Kahoko feels threatened by his shocking behavior, but Azuma's good boy image is so strong that no one would believe her side of the story. Can Kahoko withstand the pain and pressure of the music school life?
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 5: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 5

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 5

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 5

The much-anticipated Second Selection has begun! When Len's musician parents show up as special guests, Len feels pressured to turn in a powerful performance. Will he outdo himself...or succumb to backstage sabotage?Plus, a bonus story! The young Kazuki is forced to choose between track and trumpet...and risks losing his best friend!
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 6: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 6

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 6

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 6

Kahoko wanted to get closer to her fellow contestants, but she wasn't expecting an engagement! When Azuma asks her to pose as his fiancée to discourage a girl with an out-of-control crush, just how far will the deception go? Then Kahoko discovers that cheerful trumpeter Kazuki has worries of his own...Plus a bonus fantasy story!
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 7: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 7

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 7

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 7

Is it fair to use magic to win? After a tense confrontation with Len, Kahoko makes a painful decision: she's got to withdraw from the competition. But can she turn her back on music, or has it become too much a part of her life? Even if Kahoko changes her mind, she may not be able to play again, as Lili warns her that the magic of the violin is wearing off for good...Plus a bonus story!
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 8: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 8

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 8

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 8

Music can last forever--but magic can't. In the middle of the Third Selection, Kahoko's magical violin finally loses its power. Can Kahoko complete her performance on heart alone? Will she be able to pursue her newfound love of music any further? With such weighty matters on her mind, Kahoko is blindsided by a threat no enchantment could have predicted: Ryotaro's ex-girlfriend, who shows up determined to win back the hunky pianist's heart!Plus a bonus story!
La Corda d'Oro Vol. 9: La Corda d'Oro, Volume 9

La Corda d'Oro, Volume 9

La Corda d'Oro Vol. 9

Personalities clash as the contestants rehearse for the Final Selection. Ryotaro is forced to choose between Kahoko and his ex-girlfriend Mizue. Len and Ryotaro cross swords over music--and Kahoko. Kazuki struggles with an increasingly painful crush. And Kahoko, now playing without magical assistance, feels she has more than ever to prove to the doubting Len. Can Kahoko and her friends channel their passion into music, or will it tear the group apart?


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Every few years, the prestigious Seisou Academy holds a prominent musical competition, and only the very best students at the Academy are allowed to participate. Though all are eligible to apply, only students from the music department actually make it to the competition...until now.

By: Yuki Kure