Questions tagged [aku-no-hana]

Aku no Hana ("The Flowers of Evil") is a manga and anime series by Shuuzou Oshimi, titled after Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du Mal".

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How was Aku no Hana's rotoscoping received by other animators?

In the anime version of Aku no Hana, the animators chose to use a technique called Rotoscoping: Rotoscoping is an animation technique in which animators trace over footage, frame by frame, for use ...
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Is this an animation error, or just bizarre character design?

While rewatching The Flowers of Evil, I noticed this character in episode 2: The character on the left struck me as very odd - she's wearing braids (which would normally suggest a female character), ...
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What is written in Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal that impacts Takao so badly?

In the manga Aku no Hana (Flowers of Evil), a lot of the main characters read the book Les Fleurs du Mal by Baudelaire. But what is written in there that affects Takao and Nakamura to the point where ...
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Which mountain did they try to climb over?

During the anime/manga, Kasuga & Sawa attempt to climb over the nearby mountain and reach the other side. The work is set in a small town in Kiryū, Gunma so I was looking at the area on Google ...
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What is Kasuga reading from in chapter 34?

In chapter 34, Kasuga was asked to read aloud a page from a book in class. The translation I'm reading gives the lines as: The sun climbed above the abyss and Urehi walked crouched under the bridge....
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How much of the manga plot does the anime of Aku no Hana cover?

I just started watching The Flowers of Evil, and I just noticed that the anime was produced before the end of the manga. If that's the case, it seems reasonable to conclude that some manga plot points ...
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Art style choice? [duplicate]

I just watched the first episode of this anime and the plot seems pretty gripping but the art-style is what I found most interesting. It came out in 2013 so there weren't any technical limitations (at ...
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Is there any cross-reference between Aku no Hana and Inside Mari?

They supposedly share the same universe, but is there any element from one series referenced in the other? Isao Komori is from the same region where Aku no Hana happens (and is the birthplace of both ...