Base on role-playing game series targeted at female demographic audience under the Neoromance series from Koei. The title is ltalian for the Golden String. An anime adaptation, titled La Corda d'Oro: Promo Passo (In Japanese: Kiniro no Corda: Primo Passo), was 1st broadcast by TV Tokyo from October 2006 - March 2007. Later 2 Episode anime special, entitled La Corda d'Oro: Secondo Passo (In Japanese "Kiniro no Corda: Secondo Passo), was aired by Kids Station on March 26, 2009. // Kahoko Hino is a student at Seiso Academy, one with an ordinary life. One day, Lili - the mischievous musical fairy who had blessed the original founder of the school - finds Kahoko running late to class.
Delighted that she is able to see him, Lilli grants Kahoko a magical violin, and a place in the school's annual musical competition, which many students in the music department die to partake in.
Kahoko refuses, only to be pressed on by the fairy, who constantly nags her until she finally gives way to his pleading. She reluctantly accepts the instrument. As she practices her pieces, Kahoko is amazed that she can play any piece on the violin as long as she knows the tune and plays it with her heart.She later gets more attached to the surrounding boys in the competition.
'La Corda d'oro' literally translates to 'the rope of gold', but it is taken into consideration as 'the golden string'. Primo Passo means 'first step', while Secondo Passo means 'second step'.