"Kosei s road back to playing the piano has been rough, but he s finally beginning to regain his confidence, even though he still has trouble hearing the notes. But as his first solo competition in years closes in, Kosei will have to deal with reentering a cutthroat world, where old rivals still remember and resent Kosei s younger self, the precocious Human Metronome. Kaori s support is unwavering, but will it be enough to push Kosei through all the toxic memories this experience dredges up? Series Overview- Kosei Arima was a piano prodigy until his cruel taskmaster of a mother died suddenly, changing his life forever. Driven by his pain to abandon piano, Kosei now lives in a monotonous, colorless world. Having resigned himself to a bland life, he is surprised when he meets Kaori Miyazono, a violinist with an unorthodox style. Can she teach Kosei not just how to play, but how to start living again?"