VIDEO: First "Flowers of Evil" Anime Promo

Unconventional drama paired with unconventional animation style

In Shuzo Oshimi's Flowers of Evil, a class malcontent catches her poetry-reading neighbor stealing the gym clothes of the girl he likes, and the resulting blackmail opens the door to all sorts of angsty complexity. This unconventional drama, paired with an unconventional animation style hits Japanese TV this April.

 

Check out the first promo...



Staff includes:

Director: Hiroshi Nagahama (Mushishi)
Assistant Director: Tetsuo Hirakawa (Girl Who Leapt Through Time)
Character Design: Hidekazu Shimamura (Waiting in the Summer animator)
Series Composition/Script: Aki Itami  (Mushishi)
Director of Photography: Yoshihisa Oyama
Sound Director: Kazuya Tanaka
Art Director: Kentaro Akiyama
Color Setting: Hiroko Umezaki
Editing: Daisuke Hiraki

 

Cast includes:

 

Takao Kasuga - Shin'ichirō Ueda - a newcomer

Sawa Nakamura - Mariya Ise (Killua in Hunter x Hunter, Pao-Lin in Tiger & Bunny)

Nanako Saeki - Yōko Hikasa  (Nobara Yukinokōji from Inu x Boku SS, Sera from Kore wa Zombie Desu ka?)

 

Ayako Uemura - Ai Kinoshita

Katsutoshi Matsuzaki - Yamada

Sayuri Hara - Mayu

Shinya Hamazoe - Kojima



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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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