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Questions tagged [k-on]

"K-On!" is a 4-panel manga by Kakifly about cute girls playing cute music. An anime adaptation was produced by Kyoto Animation.

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Why do characters in K-ON refer to each other by given names?

In the anime characters seem to generally introduce themselves by their full names but immediately thereafter refer to each other by their given names. I haven't read the manga but I looked through ...
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Why do the girls keep laughing at word like “skull” during the field trip?

In the episode 4 of the second season they keep laughing randomly when words like "skull" etc are uttered. I don't understand the rationale behind it. Note- I am watching Japanese audio, English subs....
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What's the BGM in K-ON?

In the anime series K-ON! there is a BGM used quite frequently but I can't find it anywhere. It appears a lot throughout the anime but not in the movie. Here are some examples: Season 1 episode 8: 8:...
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How long ago were the flashbacks?

On occasion during the series there are times where we see Yui, Ui, Nodoka, Ritsu and Mio as children such as when Mio was remember when Ritsu was giving her confidence to speak infront of the class (...
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Is the song name “U and I” supposed to be Ui's name?

In Episode 17 of Season 2 No Club Room, when Ui is sick, she wakes up and looks at the lyrics Yui wrote. I am watching the English-dubbed version and on the top of the paper the song is titled "U and ...
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Were any of Houkago Tea Time's songs described or referred to in the manga?

The K-On!! anime features a large number of songs performed by Houkago Tea Time. In addition to staples like "Gohan wa Okazu" and "Fuwa Fuwa Time", there are a number of other ones that I don't ...
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What does “K-On!” refer to in the series?

I have been watching the English dub of it on public TV and I haven't seen any mention of K-On in the series itself (with the exception of the OPs/EDs). So I am wondering, what does K-On refer to in ...
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How much was Sawako's guitar worth?

In Season 2 Episode 2 English Dub when the Light Music Club gets Sawako's old guitar appraised at the music store the value is $5,000. I am assuming that originally the price would be in ¥ but ...
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Where in K-ON! does the second panel of this image of Azusa come from?

I know that the image is of Azusa from K-ON, but I don't know where it is from exactly. I don't think it was in the original anime? I'm referring to the second panel of this image [NSFW]
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Is Toyosato Elementary School open to visitors?

K-On! was based on a real-world elementary school in Toyosato. According to this article on Wikipedia, the elementary school moved to a new building in 2004. Is the old elementary school open year-...
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In which episode does this picture from the opening of K-ON! appear?

In the first opening of K-ON!, the following appears at 35 seconds. Which episode is that picture with Ritsu in the green clothing from? And what is the time mark in the episode?
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What kind of animation/drawing style is used on K-On! Ura-on?

K-On! Ura-on are bonus episodes from the anime K-On! and they used a different kind of animation or drawing style. This is the first time I've ever encountered such style (very different compared to ...
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What character is Mio's doll from?

In K-ON!, Ritsu found a doll (belonging to Mio) of an old man who's almost bald with a huge nose. If I'm not mistaken, it was shown when they were cleaning their club room. (season 2, episode 2, 4:...
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What instruments do the members of Houkago Tea Time use?

The instruments in K-On have labels with real music companies. For instance, here's Ritsu's yellow drum set (I'm not quite sure where this picture is from, or even if it's just fanart, but the drums ...