Anime “Given” will tell the viewer not only about the path of the musical group to glory. This is, first of all, a story about the deep feelings of young people: love, loneliness, sadness. After all, it is at this age that the soul reveals itself, revealing the true colors of its nature…
Genre is a musical romantic drama.
The premiere of the 1st season took place on July 12, 2019 in the block of the television program Noitamina (Animation on the contrary) on Fuji TV channel.
Original anime title: “Givun”.
When will the anime “Given Season 2” be released?
The release of the new season of anime “Given” is not announced at the moment. One thing is known: the yaoi genre, which describes male homosexual relationships, is becoming very popular around the world. It can be assumed that the 2nd season will not be long in coming. Most likely, it will be released in 2022.
The popularity of adaptation was so extreme that it was decided to create a film – a direct continuation of the anime series. The premiere of the film was to be held on May 16, 2020. But because of the coronavirus pandemic, it was postponed to February 2, 2021.
Recently, Ritsuka Uenoyama has lost interest in guitar and basketball. He has not been visited by the muse for a long time, and life has lost its meaning. Exactly until the day he met Mafuyu Sato with his broken guitar. Mafuyu asks Ritsuka to teach playing a musical instrument. And from this moment for the guys everything is just beginning…
Once in the guys music band, Mafuyu’s talent began to burst out. His unique and penetrating voice reveals Ritsuka’s feelings and conquers the hearts of all the listeners. Now young people have new perspectives. Not only the musical future is discussed, but each member of the group tries to understand their hidden feelings. After all, music and love are an integral part of each other.
Mafuyu is deeply worried about the loss of his beloved Yuki, who died a few years ago, leaving behind only a broken guitar. But further support from Ritsuka puts everything in its place and allows both to move on. Can Mafuyu forget Yuki? Or will the first love forever remain in the boy’s heart, leaving no room for new feelings?..
Anime main characters
- Ritsuka Uenoyama – high school student, electric guitarist of a musical group; Ritsuka decides to teach Mafuyu to play the guitar, unexpectedly discovers the unusual voice of the guy; after Mafuyu’s debut performance on stage, Ritsuka realizes that he has fallen in love.
- Mafuyu Sato – classmate Ritsuka, guitarist and vocalist of the group; proved to be a talented singer with a unique voice; his natural data Ritsuka sees immediately, Mafuyu becomes a full member of the group; Mafuyu’s guitar is very dear to the guy, because once she belonged to his childhood friend who died from suicide.
- Haruki Nakayama – graduate student, bassist of the group; he feels affection for Akihiko, but does not show them to anyone.
- Akihiko Kaji – a university student; drummer in the band; besides the drum he plays the violin and the guitar.
- Ugetsu Murata – a university student, an excellent violinist working internationally; was a classmate of Akihiko.
- Before the launch of the anime, its creators reported that the series would be the first among those based on the manga of love for boys.
- Manga has been published since April 30, 2013 in the magazine Cheri + and is still being produced. As of July 2019, 5 volumes have been published.
- The manga was translated into Spanish, the first volume of which was released in the summer of 2019.
- The third volume of manga was sold in quantities of more than 25 thousand units in the first week of sales.
- The introductory song “Kizuato” was performed by the group Centimillimental.
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