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Your Lie in April, known in Japan as Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (四月は君の嘘?, lit. "April is Your Lie"), or just simply Kimiuso is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. The series was serialized in Kodansha's Monthly Shōnen Magazine from April 2011 to May 2015. An anime television series adaptation by A-1 Pictures aired from October 2014 to March 2015 on Fuji TV's Noitamina block. A live-action film adaptation of the same name has been scheduled to be released in September 2016.
Piano prodigy Kosei Arima dominated the competition and all child musicians knew his name. But after his mother, who was also his instructor, passed away, he had a mental breakdown while performing at a recital that resulted in him no longer being able to hear the sound of his piano even though his hearing was perfectly fine. Even two years later, Kosei hasn’t touched the piano and views the world in monotone, and without any flair or color. He was content at living out his life with his good friends Tsubaki and Watari until, one day, a girl changed everything. Kaori Miyazono is a pretty, free spirited violinist whose playing style reflects her personality. Kaori Miyazono helps Kosei return to the music world and show that it should be free and mold breaking unlike the structured and rigid style Kosei was used to.