Josei Review: Sounds of Love vol. 1

Sounds of Love vol. 1
Story and Art: Rin Tanaka
Published by the Luv Luv Press Imprint of Aurora Publishing, Inc.
ISBN-10: 1934496375
ISBN-13: 978-1934496374

Review by Kris

If music be the food of love, play on

We are all familiar with this line from William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (yet how many people do you know keep their Complete Works of William Shakespeare handy? Just me?). In Sounds of Love vol. 1 music and love weave a beautiful symphony. Kazune is the manager of up and coming pianist Kyoichiro Haneda. But Kazune is more than Kyoichiro’s manager; she’s also his girlfriend. Kyoichiro is hotheaded and passionate. When he plays it’s like he’s making love to the audience. Because he puts so much emotion into his playing he is quite frisky after his performances. Kazune is also a pianist but her style is very different from Kyoichiro’s. She seems to put everyone to sleep. It’s because her style is calming and flowing, like water.
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