In Houbunsha’s seinen manga magazine Comic Time Kirara Max, Aki Hamaji has been serialising the four-panel Japanese manga Bocchi the Rock! for the whole month of December. It has been gathered from four Tank-Bon volumes. The CloverWorks’ animated television programme adaption had its premiere in October 2022.
Bocchi The Rock!, an introverted high schooler, desires to join a band and play live guitar in front of loving audiences. The anime adaptation of the same-named manga created and drawn by Aki Hamaji aired on October 9.
Hitori Got, the show’s shy protagonist character, formed a band in the early episodes, got a part-time job to help with band expenses, found a vocalist and trained her to play the guitar, and finally got Kessoku Band a gig on stage. The Kessoku Band’s formation around episode 5 may have put an end to the mystery surrounding their identity.
Despite not being a well-known franchise, Japanese rock musicians and fans have a lot to look forward to with Bocchi The Rock! Bocchi The Rock! may be the undiscovered gem of this autumn. Here is everything you need to know about Bocchi The Rock before the release!
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What’s the story behind Bocchi The Rock!
Despite having weak social skills and low self-esteem, Hitori Goto, the lonely protagonist character in the television series Bocchi The Rock!, is a fantastic guitarist. She wants to be in a band and have friends, but because she lacks self-assurance and makes no effort to meet new people, she drops out of middle school without ever making a single friend.
The name Bocchi The Rock! is a play on her name since “Bocchi” is an acronym for “Hitori-Bocchi,” which in Japanese means “lonely.” Nijika Ijichi, the band’s drummer, eventually runs into Hitori and invites her to join the Kessoku Band, launching her musical career and catapulting her to fame.
The Kessoku Group previously made an appearance in the slow-motion fishing animation Slow Loop by the Connect studio. The band finally plays a school festival in the anime.
The relationship between the two universes is unknown. The most likely reason for this overlap is that the two original manga volumes were serialised in the well-known seinen magazine Manga Time Kirara, which primarily publishes 4-Koma manga series like K-On.
Date, Time Zones, And Location Of The Release Of Episode 7 Of Bocchi The Rock!
Episode 7 of Bocchi the Rock! will be released on November 20, 2022 at 11:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Bocchi the Rock! Episode 7 will air at the following time for audiences outside of Japan:
- Fans in the Philippines may watch the show starting at 10:00 AM on November 20, 2022.
- The episode will be streamed in Korean starting at 11:00 AM on November 20, 2022.
- The episode will be streamed in Japanese starting at 11:00 on November 20, 2022.
- Fans from India may watch the programme starting at 7:30 AM on November 20, 2022.
- Fans in Singapore may watch the episode starting at 10:00 AM on November 20, 2022.
- Fans in Australia can watch the episode starting at 1:00 PM on November 20, 2022.
Rock on, Bocchi! Regarding the Band
As one might infer from the premise of the programme and the general musical environment that the characters visit, Bocchi The Rock! will follow the adventures of the main character and her rock band. Even though the audience isn’t given access to an entirely original song until the fifth episode of the series, there is still much to learn about each of the four characters.
The band’s founder, Nijika Ijichi, originally had success in locating a bassist and a lead guitarist, but it soon becomes clear that the guitarist vanishes for the most ridiculous of reasons. The Kessoku Band is a four-piece group consisting of the drummer, a bassist, and two guitarists when fully staffed.
In addition to playing lead guitar, one of the band’s bassists also sings lead vocals. One of Kessoku Band’s most intriguing characteristics is the fact that each member derives their surname and role within the group from a member of the popular Japanese rock band ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION.
Details from the Bocchi the Rock! streaming guide:
One of the popular anime streaming stations in Japan will have Bocchi the Rock! Episode 7. However, Bocchi the Rock! Episode 7 is accessible to viewers and followers outside of the US through the official website.
Viewers may also watch the episodes of the programme that have already been shown on Crunchyroll. To ensure they don’t miss Bocchi the Rock, non-Japanese fans must double-check the aforementioned time. the time when each nation’s livestream of Episode 7 will start.