Kono Oto Tomare! Wikia
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Kono Oto Tomare! (この音とまれ!, lit. Gather at This Sound!)[1][2] is a manga written and illustrated by Amyū, published in Shueisha's monthly magazine Jump Square. It began serialization on August 4, 2012, in issue 9 of the magazine.

An anime series by Platinum Vision aired from April 6, 2019 to December 29, 2019.

Plot

Main article: Chapters and Volumes

After the graduation of his upperclassmen, Takezo Kurata is the last remaining member of the Tokise High School Koto Club. Faced with the possibility of having the club disbanded, he desperately tries to look for new members with no success, until Chika Kudo, a delinquent with a troubled past, appears before him and declares that he wants to join the club. With more members joining, including a talented girl from a prestigious koto school, the club aims for Nationals.

Stage Play Adaptation

A stage play adaptation of the manga ran in three different venues: from August 17 to 25, 2019 at the Zenrosai Hall/Space Zero, Tokyo; from September 7 to 8, 2019 at the Momochi Palace, Fukuoka; and from September 14 to 15, 2019 at the Morinomiya Piloti Hall, Osaka.

The stage play cast include Takuma Zaiki as Chika Kudo, Kazuki Furuta as Takezo Kurata, and Hinako Tanaka as Satowa Hozuki. Naohiro Ise directed and wrote the stage play.[3]

Reception

Volume Release date Sales Rank Sales week Source
6 July 4, 2014 19,214 40 June 30-July 6, 2014 [4]
7 November 4, 2014 28,998 31 November 3-9, 2014 [5]
8 March 4, 2015 33,852 32 March 2-8, 2015 [6]
9 July 4, 2015 24,504
20,458
39
41
June 29-July 5, 2015
July 6-12, 2015
[7]
[8]
10 November 4, 2015 36,243 18 November 2-8, 2015 [9]
11 March 4, 2016 30,226
22,532
26
37
February 29-March 6, 2016
March 7-13, 2016
[10]
[11]
12 July 4, 2016 47,365 (47,707) 15 July 4-10, 2016 [12]
13 November 4, 2016 30,397
22,065
19
32
October 31-November 6, 2016
November 7-13, 2016
[13]
[14]
14 March 3, 2017 33,520
27,487
22
24
February 27-March 5, 2017
March 6-12, 2017
[15]
[16]
15 July 4, 2017 46,988 12 July 3-9, 2017 [17]
16 December 4, 2017 48,427 (48,997) 15 December 4-10, 2017 [18]
17 April 4, 2018 42,803
15,693
17
50
April 2-8, 2018
April 9-15, 2018
[19]
[20]
18 August 3, 2018 32,141
28,996
30
32
July 30-August 5, 2018
August 6-12, 2018
[21]
[22]
19 December 4, 2018 49,590 21 December 3-9, 2018 [23]
  • As of August 2018, 2.3 million total copies of Kono Oto Tomare! has been sold.[24]

Gallery

Jump Square covers

See also: Chapter covers

References

  1. https://twitter.com/amuse8/status/1190063799916621824
  2. It has been mistook that the title translates to "Stop This Sound!" as the word "とまれ" is pronounced the same way as "止まれ", meaning "stop". However, as the former does not use the kanji "止", the title does not translate to "stop".
  3. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-04-04/kono-oto-tomare-manga-gets-stage-play/.145388
  4. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2014-07-09/japanese-comic-ranking-june-30-july-6/.76501
  5. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2014-11-12/japanese-comic-ranking-november-3-9/.80954
  6. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-03-11/japanese-comic-ranking-march-2-8/.85867
  7. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-08/japanese-comic-ranking-june-29-july-5/.90219
  8. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-07-16/japanese-comic-ranking-july-6-12/.90508
  9. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2015-11-11/japanese-comic-ranking-november-2-8/.95270
  10. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-03-09/japanese-comic-ranking-february-29-march-6/.99591
  11. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-03-16/japanese-comic-ranking-march-7-13/.99872
  12. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-07-13/japanese-comic-ranking-july-4-10/.104276
  13. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-11-09/japanese-comic-ranking-october-31-november-6/.108651
  14. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-11-16/japanese-comic-ranking-november-7-13/.108888
  15. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-03-08/japanese-comic-ranking-february-27-march-5/.113161
  16. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-03-15/japanese-comic-ranking-march-6-12/.113476
  17. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-07-12/japanese-comic-ranking-july-3-9/.118732
  18. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2017-12-13/japanese-comic-ranking-december-4-10/.125239
  19. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-04-11/japanese-comic-ranking-april-2-8/.130241
  20. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-04-18/japanese-comic-ranking-april-9-15/.130550
  21. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-08-08/japanese-comic-ranking-july-30-august-5/.135249
  22. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-08-15/japanese-comic-ranking-august-6-12/.135520
  23. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-12-12/japanese-comic-ranking-december-3-9/.140714
  24. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-09-01/roundup-of-newly-revealed-print-counts-for-manga-light-novel-series/.134799


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