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Haruchika – Haruta & Chika (2016)
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Haruchika – Haruta & Chika (2016)
Original name: ハルチカ ~ハルタとチカは青春する~
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Haruta and Chika are members of their high school wind instrument club that is on the verge of being shut down. The two are childhood friends, and they spend their days practicing hard while also trying to recruit new members. When a certain incident happens within their school, they work together to solve it.
Style: inspirational, light, feel good
Plot: high school, music, romance, slice of life, female friendship, talented, childhood friend, boy girl relationship, best friends in love, music band, believe in yourself, ambition, female protagonist, follow your dream, social differences, group of friends, young people, lifestyle, friendship between girls, social relations, stereotypes, volleyball, flute

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