Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 13 Series Finale Summary + Review

“Everybody do a rain-dance”

(The pressure got to Konatsu, and she went insane shortly before the performance)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, the day of the festival arrives, and it’s a disappointingly rainy day. Everyone has put in hard work into rehearsals and other preparation, so the show will go on…

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 12 Summary + Review

“Everybody needs costumes or this won’t work”

(The song is put on repeat until everybody can sing it in their sleep)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, despite the school’s White Festival being cancelled, and the shutting down schedules for later, the group decide to carry on with their plans to perform.

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 11 Summary + Review

“Land of Music where everyone sings, all the time, day and night…”

(Konatsu’s imagination puts the girls in some risque costumes)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, Konatsu has written down a memorable play for the upcoming White Festival. They have all the money that they require, and now all that’s left is for the group to begin rehearsals, scenery prop creation and a whole host of other difficult  tasks…

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 10 Summary + Review

“Don’t have the budget for a zord…”

(Disco moves on full display)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, the’ Choir and sometimes badminton club; put on a show at the local shopping center dressed as rangers. In an interesting twist, they have their own food and product related names and attacks. You can buy all of the food they mentioned, with a discount, if you go to the local sale…

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 9 Summary + Review

“Pose like this!”

(Wien’s not allowed to sit on furniture after last time…)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, Wien receives the shock of having his letters returned to him. The rest of the group are still preparing for the White Festival. Sawano is having trouble nailing down the melody of the song that she’s composing with her late mum.

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 8 Summary + Review

“Sing me a song”

(Sawa survival tactic is to play dead and scare everyone)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, Sawa returns home after seeing the doctor. Her injury isn’t severe, and her father tells her that she should quit riding while she’s ahead.

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 7 Summary + Review

“White Rhino Festival”

(Wien’s vivid imagination. Good things the girls can’t see this.)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, the group are preparing for their biggest stage yet: the White Festival.

Wien’s a bit confused about the meaning, and the girls spin a story about a white rhino that lives under the school, that gets released once a year as a celebration. He totally buys it!

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 6 Summary + Review

“Anniversary Bread”

(Wakana’s room is totally empty…and… where’s the cat!)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, Wakana is still depressed about her mother’s death. After not showing up for school because of being “ill”, the group get worried about her, even though they’re anxious to give her some space.

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 5 Summary + Review

“Let’s write a song together…”

(It should be impossible to hold maracas without shaking them)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

From the previous episode, the group are cheering Taichi in a badminton tournament. Konatsu heads up the cheerleading with an enthusiastic Wien and Sawa.

Wakana is the only one not in the mood for a cheerful atmosphere. She heads off home early, to the surprise of everyone.

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Anime: Tari Tari – Episode 4 Summary + Review

“Blue skies, music and singing”

(If you wolf-whistle one more time…..)

Studio: P.A.Works

Genre: School, Music, Slice of Life, Age: All ages

Released: July 1 2012 – onwards

Continuing on from the last episode, the group are practicing at the beach for their spot at the International Music showcase. The two old musicians from before turn out to be a one-hit wonder group called Condor Queens that Konatsu remembers from her childhood. Feeling very star-struck and nostalgic, she offers them her group’s spot at the showcase.

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