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  • Title: エール
  • Title (English): Yell
  • Also known as: Eru
  • Format: Renzoku
  • Genre: Drama
  • Episodes: 120 x 15 mins.
  • Broadcast network: NHK
  • Broadcast period: 2020-Mar-30 to 2020-Nov-27
  • Air time: Mon-Fri 8:00
  • Theme song: Hoshikage no Yell by GReeeeN


Yell is based on the composer Koseki Yuji whose music was beloved in the turbulent time of the Showa era.

Koyama Yuichi is the eldest son of a long established kimono shop in Fukushima, he's a shy and clumsy boy that tends to be bullied. However, when he start composing music at the recommendation of his teacher, he demonstrates his talent. He dreams of becoming a composer.


Koyama Family
Gondo Family
Others in Fukushima
Kawamata Town
Sekiuchi Family
People around Oto
Columbus Records
Tokyo Imperial Music School
Cafe Bamboo
Others in Tokyo
People at Nagasaki
Broadcasting Station

Production Credits[edit]


  • The filming of Yell was halted due to COVID-19.
  • Broadcast is on hold from episode 66 onward (updated 2020-Jun-29).

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