In later chapters, she also started to wear her hair down more often. Baki's Home Gullible. Some time later, Kozue notices a situation in which Baki leaves school in a mysterious and tasteful car. The sad part is when Kousei see’s Kaori’s note and reads it. After her death, depressed Kousei received a letter from Kaori. After Kaori’s death and her letter to Kousei I couldn’t help but ship Kaori with Kousei. She is disillusioned by Baki's violent life as an Underground fighter and begs him several times to quit. Kousei is a teenage boy with short, messy black hair which sprawls across his forehead. The underground arena champion initiates a kiss with Kozue, for the first time showing his affection in a more open way. I only cried for 20 minutes, but she affected my life. In fact, she is emotionally touched by the performance of Kousei. (!) series. And sadly, she doesn't make it out alive and ends up leaving Kousei. Kousei Ino (井野 康生, Ino Kōsei) is an Olympic gold medalist in judo from the Garouden manga series. Well, just downright obvious if you actually pay attention to character dialogues. Grappler Baki Gaiden: Antonio Igari vs Mount Toba, Baki: Sai Kyo Shikeishu Hen Special Anime, https://baki.fandom.com/wiki/Kozue_Matsumoto?oldid=29781. The candle is in a 4"x 3" jar with 8.75 oz of product. Watari however does want Kousei and Kaori to end up together since Kaori seems to enjoy investing a lot of her time into Kousei and his piano-playing. Q. What better match can there be? Debut (Manga) Kozue doesn't take it seriously when a school boxing champion, Takayama, suddenly appears and interrupts them. Keita Amano (雨 (あま) 野 (の) 景 (けい) 太 (た) , Amano Keita) is the protagonist of the GA (ゲー) MER (マー) S (ズ) ! It makes her extremely scared and worried about Baki's life. Baki notices the scene and gets angry. Kousei with Kaori, Tsubaki with Watari. But the guy was so inconsistent. And I told my mother I wanted to play the violin. She is Baki Hanma's schoolmate and the daughter of Baki's landlady. In the first two anime seasons, she was wearing a dark school uniform, but in the third season, she started to wearing a school uniform with a white t-shirt. Though she still disapproves, Kozue better understands Baki'… Baki gets into action when Mai explains the case to him. Kozue Matsumoto Once even Yujiro Hanma admitted that he saw something special in Kozue and believes that she would give Baki even more strength. Shortly before Baki fights Mount Toba, Kozue is kidnapped and abducted by some school thugs. Though she likes Watari, one of Kousei's best friends, he can't help it but to start having feelings to her. She moved away. Kozue is shocked when they enter the Tokyo Dome together and go to the sixth floor underground. I do think they were perfect for each other, but Tsubaki and Kousei have always been a great team and will hopefully continue to be. Watari however does want Kousei and Kaori to end up together since Kaori seems to enjoy investing a lot of her time into Kousei and his piano-playing. SURVEY . Play the flute. Kozue tries to understand Baki, but still his "dream" seems to be a terrifying thing for her. Though she beat him until he played it correctly, Kousei still performed to perfection to just please his mother hoping she would finally be able to have fun and not be ill. I cried when I saw the ending. While I can feel for Tsubaki (the childhood friend always gets the short end of the stick in anime relationships), Kaori and Kousei clearly have more in common. B-part was just a wrap up, to say what really happened with Kaori, and what will be from the other characters from there on. He answers that he just want to be the strongest man in the world. Kozue is a girl with a pretty small physique, but also quite shapely. Kinuyo Matsumoto (Mother)Taizan Matsumoto (Father)Baki Hanma (Boyfriend). I wanted to play violin as well, in her honor. It is unknown whether Jack really liked Kozue or it was just an attempt to provoke Baki. 7. But that's totally no one at all. To Kousei, this will be the one girl he connected with most in the world and she’ll always live in that little corner of his heart. Reply to: :cherry_blossom: :musical_keyboard: :violin: :musical_score: :musical_note: Kaori Miyazono :musical_note: :musical_score: :violin: :musical_keyboard: :cherry_blossom: I know, right? You're the worst. 17 Indecisive. Probably because of Mohammad Alai Jr who started to mix up in their relationship in some point of the second manga series. Moments before Baki fights Ryuko Yanagi, she wants to help in the fighting. And those were the last words that came from Kaori. I really hate to see him sad, it breaks my heart. She died shortly afterwards, and Kousei always regretted that he had said that to her. If he gets into his music high school then she still has a chance. The story already made it clear that Kousei loved Kaori, but it certainly wasn’t ambiguous that Kaori reciprocated those feelings. In the first anime season, she was presented in a similar way, but seemed to be a little bit more energetic. I tried to interact more. Later, in the tournament, Kozue witnesses the fights that takes place in the arena. Kozue has quite long hair, which she often braids. She goes as far as lightly kicking his leg each time she makes a statement. Kaori Miyazono is the love interest of Kōsei Arima in the series Your Lie in April. She can be often seen wearing her school uniform. In that moment it can be seen that Kozue shows some signs of worrying about Baki. There's no one who's ever fall in love with Kousei except you know, Emi, Tsubaki, Nagi *she's in denial*, Kaori and every other YLIA fan. According to Konoha Hoshinomori, Keita has a plain look to his face and doesn't really stand out as much. Once on the way to school, Kozue asks Baki why he is still training so hard. Kozue is a teenage schoolgirl of average built with no combat expertise. The way she plays, the way she loves things, everything, he soon loves her. However, sadly when he was a kid his mother died of a fatal disease which made him not be able to play the piano. They’d make an adorable couple. She stopped being friends with Kousei ... Kousei. Twit. Kozue notes that they continually stop and have chats during the fight. ... Ok this cleared lots up for me thank you. I really hoped he’d go after Tsubaki after Kaori passed. At the beginning of the first series, she had a fringe pulled on her forehead. Then it turns out that she is his neighbor and her mother is his landlord. Confirmed that, yes, she actually does … In the first anime season, she was presented in a similar way, but seemed to be a little bit more energetic. An anime television series adaptation by A-1 Pictures aired from October 2014 to March 2015 on Fuji TV's Noitamina block. 6. Does Kousei get together with other girl in the end? What instrument does Kousei play? May 15, 2020 01:11 pm. The Ultimate Fighter (OVA) Then he talks to his mother about the fact that he's still just training and ignores any remarks about going to school. Kaio Retsu and Kaio Ri stated that her contribution in Baki's later recovery could be quite big. (Cut to Kaori as a kid, telling her parents she's giving up piano for violin because she wants Kousei to play again.) This website saves cookies to your browser in order to improve your online experience and show you personalized content. No, Kousei doesn’t end up with Tsubaki. He has dark blue eyes. You're the worst. She usually dresses in ordinary clothes, without presenting some overtly striking style of clothing. Japan He reads it as he does different things like playing the piano, Hiroko talking and going to the train tracks. To sum it up, Kozue does not have extraordinary abilities that she could use by herself, but she is able to give great strength to her beloved. The ending scene/final episode of the anime is very sad and you will watch it over and over again despite making you cry (I rewatch the ending). He starts talking to her. Closing threads with no new posts since 12/31/2016. Moment before the start of the final, Baki is having an important conversation with Kozue in the corridor. Inspired by Kaori Miyazono and Kousei Arima on Your Lie in April, this scent is a blend of green apple, peach, dew rose, water lily, sandalwood, and musk. How obvious was the lie? I really thought the lead girl would end up with Kim Jung-hwan. 1 Personality 2 Appearance 3 Biography 4 Abilities 4.1 Techniques As an Olympic gold medalist, World and Asian Champion in Judo, winning many national and international tournaments, Kosei Ino is one of, if not the best Judokas in the series. Keita is a young man with dark violet eyes and brown hair with messy bangs. Kousei's nickname, "Human Metronome", is a more Red Baron-styled nickname for him. The resolution of Tsubaki’s outburst has to be at least partially tied up with the outcome of Kousei’s competition performance. When I found out we were in the same middle school, I was ecstatic. Read our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to get more information and learn how to set up your preferences. Reading the letter, Kousei found out that Kaori cherished her moments of life with Kousei. Kaori also surprised Kousei by telling the secret she kept from everyone which was, "I Like Watari". She died. And even so, you gave up the piano. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Kousei-chan’s “guilt” is to his mother, so that “guilt” took form as his mother. If he doesn’t and leaves the country, then that’s the end of it. She has a hard time realizing her own feelings. :cherry_blossom: :notes: :musical_score: :violin: Kaori Miyazono :violin: :musical_score: :notes: :cherry_blossom: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: His voice actor, the way he plays piano, I like him, his appearance and personality and kawaiiness. From a biological point of view, Kozue's tears probably could not really have had a significant effect during a healing of the poisoned body, but it can be said that her extremely caring love for Baki can have a great influence on his condition. (Cut to Kaori as a kid, telling her parents she's giving up piano for violin because she wants Kousei to play again.) She also stopped braiding her hair and started wearing a ponytail. He is a bit shorter than other boys at the school for his age. Year-end cleanup. Even though it totally changed other people's lives. She is Baki's girlfriend and her mother, Kinuyo Matsumoto, is Baki's landlord. Origin Yujiro also states: "that little bastard got the best woman in the world", after she helped Baki cure the poison left by Ryuukou Yanagi. Later, however, her level of forbearance increased significantly after witnessing many fights at the Korakuen and during the Raitai tournament. When Kaoru Hanayama approaches Baki while with Kozue and questions their relationship as an inhibiting factor of Baki's fighting progress and offering alternative situations for Baki to have sex outside of a committed relationship, Kozue firmly confronts Hanayama and scolds him for disrespecting their relationship. She is disillusioned by Baki's violent life as an Underground fighter and begs him several times to quit. Kousei told her that he wished she would die and she did die, making those the final words she heard from her son. She is Baki Hanma's schoolmate and the daughter of Baki's landlady. In further parts of the series, Kozue is also his girlfriend. Knowing the surgery could end her life, she decides to take it anyways. Kozue Matsumoto in the first anime series. Amahisa Kousei is a student of Sankou and the ace of Sankou's baseball team, succeeding Manaka Kaname. #arima kousei #tsubaki x kousei #kousei x kaori #your lie in april #shigatsu wa kimi no uso #shigatsu wa … He didn't even go outside to hang out with friends. Leaving the last episode, it didn’t occur to me this was in any way an open question; Kaori clearly states that during her meeting with Kousei in April, she said a single lie: that she’s in love with Ryouta. Play Piano ... Join a game Log in Sign up. I literally babbled about how good YLIA is! In the anime, Kaori dies due to an unknown illness, thus leaving Kousei to Tsubaki. Baki also tells her that he planned to invite her on a date for a long time. Just after the group of friends went to visit Kaoris concert for the first time, Watari does notice that Kousei has a thing for Kaori. The series was serialized in Kodansha's Monthly Shōnen Magazine from April 2011 to May 2015. Kousei inspired me to play piano and Kaori inspired me to play violin. Kozue is usually a quiet and quite shy girl. This is the first time they've done this under seemingly normal conditions. He is the older brother of Kōsei Amano, a student from class 2-F and a member of a non-school recognized gamer appreciation group together with Chiaki Hoshinomori and Tasuku Uehara. Your Lie in April, known in Japan as Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (四月は君の嘘) or Kimiuso for short, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. When he's not home, Kozue feeds Musashi, Baki's dog. Eventually, Jack turns his back and walks away. Gullible. However, during the kiss, Spec, an escaped prisoner from America, tries to attack them, but he is stopped by Kaoru Hanayama who takes him away from Baki and Kozue. Some time passes and Kaori chose a brave decision to take on a dangerous surgery to play with Kousei one last time. He even draws attention to her eyes. Unable to hear the notes, he had totally given up on piano. But, Kaori does confess her love for Kousei in a letter. Those feelings and the changes Kaori caused within Kousei seem like they had an opposite effect, leaving me with the feeling that Kousei would end up going even further in his pursuit of music than he would have otherwise. View profile. He's cute, funny, a great musician, and I love Him! Baki finds Kozue and the school thugs, and then knocks them out and releases her. (At that moment, Kousei does not admit to himself yet that this feeling is love, but later on in the series he comes to the same conclusion as Seto.) In fact, she is emotionally touched by the performance of Kousei. (At that moment, Kousei does not admit to himself yet that this feeling is love, but later on in the series he comes to the same conclusion as Seto.) It's truly beautiful. Play the drums. Kozue is a pretty girl with brown eyes and hair. When I found out we were in the same middle school, I was ecstatic. Feeling afraid to visit her, Kousei tries to avoid the hospital she is at and doesn't succeed too well. I have fallen in love classical music, my hands just can't wait to get piano keys or hold a violin. 松本 梢江 (まつもと こずえ) It was clear on Kousei’s side many times, including the time Kousei was very explicit when he said “I had you” while standing together with Kaori within the night’s light of fireflies. She is not much lower than Baki Hanma, who is less than 170 cm tall, so Kozue is certainly about 160 cm tall. One day, the beautiful and free-spirited violinist Miyazono Kaori comes crashing into his life, insists he become her accompanist, and helps him remember his passion for music. Two years go by and Kousei hadn't even pressed a piano key. Though she appears to have a passive and soft personality, she has no problem asserting herself. Tags: Question 6 . A place to express all your otaku thoughts about anime and manga. She cares deeply for Baki, but denies when asked. Hair Color Seeing Kaori in a hospital bed reminded Kousei of when his mother laid in these beds too. I Wished You Were Dead: Kousei told Saki to die after being fed up with her abuse and harsh critique of his playing. In the middle of the fight between Baki and Jack, troubled Kozue gets up from the audience and asks Baki to let go of the match and not to hurt himself anymore. answer choices . It’s too blinding for me, and I end up closing my eyes. When Baki was poisoned by Yanagi, there was a scene in which he was laying half-conscious on the ground and she began to cry out of fear for her beloved, bent over him. After her death, depressed Kousei received a letter from Kaori. Kozue Matsumoto in the fourth anime series. At some point, they kiss again. I cried for so long. At some point she meets Jack Hammer in the hallway. I guess Hiroko was right when she said that to be pushed even further, Kousei would have to lose another thing precious to him. Arima Kousei. The girl doesn't even notice that something has happened, saying that the evening is very nice and peaceful. In further parts of the series, Kozue is also his girlfriend. She is Baki's girlfriend and her mother, Kinuyo Matsumoto, is Baki's landlord. Baki decides to tell her his secret and invites her to go with him. Shocked at the news, Kousei read on to find out that Kaori truly loved him. She's a free-spirited violinist who had drawn many criticisms from the judge panel due to her unwillingness to follow the score, but is highly favored by her audience. I really did want Kousei to end up with a happy ending this time but NOOOO, of course he gets the bad ending and a love that will never be fulfilled. Unlike the others, she can’t convey her feelings through music. ― Kousei Arima. Kaori even goes out of her way to intercept Kousei again in this episode. Her tears began to fall on Baki's face in large quantities and also fall into his mouth. At first glance, she does not stand out especially among other Japanese teenagers. Kousei) and would respect any decision they want to make, even if it upsets her. I personally think that Kousei and Kaori are the best suited for each other as they share similar interests. XD But it’s clear that she’s in love w/ him. I really hoped he’d go after Tsubaki after Kaori passed. I mean the dude is a piece of bread but even he noticed. None “Mozart’s telling us from up the sky… “Go on a journey,” he’s saying.”― Kaori Miyazono. Baki the Grappler: Maximum Tournament Episodes. Due to the nature of soy wax, slight frosting will occur. Kozue is shown for the first time when Baki comes home after winning the Shinshinkai Karate tournament. Though she still disapproves, Kozue better understands Baki's resolve after visiting Emi Akezawa's grave site. Anyway, it is worth mentioning that at some point of the series she was a great source of motivation for Baki and gave him a lot of strength. It should also be noted that Yujiro Hanma views her as an excellent woman for Baki. Also, as seen in the last few episodes, getting to know each other really helped both of them. XD But it’s clear that she’s in love w/ him. I know they grew up w/ each other & she often watched out for him, and even hit him when she’s irritated. Her school friend, Mai, notifies the police about it, but the problem is ignored. Confirmed that, yes, she actually does … Even though it totally changed other people's lives. Meanwhile, Kousei performs his piano and sees Kaori play the violin beside him, not realizing it was her spirit beside him. “Everything you say and do…it all sparkles so brightly. Sachiko Kojima (Japanese)Yumi Toma (Japanese, OVA)Sora Amamiya (Japanese, third season)Emily Hornsby (English)Cherami Leigh (English, third season) He wears a typical Otobuki High Schooluniform like his male classmates though has been seen in casual clothes. After one performance where he tried to play the best he could to make his mother proud, she struck him right in the head with her cane. About 160 cm (5'3") When they had their first sexual intercourse and formed even stronger emotional bond together, Baki really seemed to become much stronger. Tsubaki may have won in that she’ll end up with him in the end, but he will always think of Kaori when he’s on the piano. Kousei-chan’s “true” imagination of his mother is actually the one that taught him with love. Voice His mom taught him the piano 24/7. And sadly, she doesn't make it out alive and ends up leaving Kousei. Indecisive. Kaori, being herself a gifted musician, must have heard the same message in Kousei's music. And even so, you gave up the piano. Informations 30 seconds . Height And sadly, she doesn't make it out alive and ends up leaving Kousei. Kozue Matsumoto (松本 梢江, Matsumoto Kozue) is a fictional character from anime and manga series of Baki the Grappler. Rather than being afraid and keeping their relationship as is, Kousei will have to begin seeing her in a different light. Kaori met Kōsei when she requested his friend and classmate Tsubaki to set her up with his other friend Watari. • Kousei Arima-Kousei Arima was a piano prodigy, almost like a robot. Her height is average. Meanwhile, Kousei performs his piano and sees Kaori play the violin beside him, not realizing it was her spirit beside him. Reply SPYBOY December 24, 2016 However, the girl's proposal does not convince the young fighter. Kozue is able to show great courage during various battles of Baki, wanting to motivate him or show her support. During the Maximum Tournament saga, she started to pull her fringes up two sides, emphasizing the middle parting in her hair. For a long time she was absolutely incapable of understanding how men can practice martial arts and fight brutal duels with other fighters. This theme only takes place in the anime series and never appears in the manga. Does Kousei end up with Kaori? He does hardcore wingman Kousei to go see Kaori once she's in the hospital. Approximate burn time is 55 hours. The final reveal, and the "lie" in the title of the series, was that Kaori had been in love with Kousei the entire time but never told him. 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