Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

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4.9
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    The most painful thing I've seen since Clannad After Story
    I've only just now seen this, so I'm a bit behind the curve, but this has become my new favorite series. Anohana is the most beautifully painful story I've ever experienced. Anyone who hasn't seen this has no excuse, this story is a perfect example of how powerful anime can be as an art form.
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  • Wonderful anime, great story!
    This anime grabbed me from the beginning. The story unfolds with each episode as you learn more about each character and how events from their past stayed with them. And the characters experience growth in only 11 short episodes. I found myself rooting for each character in different ways. Another reviewer (StoneRama) commented that the anime got self-indulgent at the end and I agree that there ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Incredible Expression of da Feelz
    Wow. Anohana is defiantly a slow starter, but once you get into it, it's impossible to stop. The music choice is just beautiful, and the animation is great as well. Besides the basics, the plot is fantastic. You get attached to the characters and share their emotions as the story progresses. If you're a fan of Clannad or Angel Beats, I'm positive you'd enjoy this series. Not only is it a ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Glance at your past, but look to the future
    Tender. The cover art for this series is exactly what you need to picture while watching this series. Losing friendships, and each individual going with there own struggles. Makes a person retrace their steps but makes them hopeful for the future
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Oh my god. Baaaaaaaw
    This anime will absolutely carve your heart out. I blasted through it in one night. ;_;

    My only critique is that it got a little self-indulgent towards the end with everyone like breaking down in tears over everything, but that's a minor twitch in an otherwise immensely heartfelt show.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Too Beautiful and Heartwarming to Pass Up
    Everything about this anime just oozes beauty. The atmosphere brought upon by the animation and the moods created by the music. Although the beginning is slow, it calls for it for a show like this, which I didn't mind one bit. The characters are truly amazing, and you can really feel the emotion when they talk or think to themselves. I was not expecting what this show was going to be, it turned ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Tear Jerker ~ Cute and Touching
    If you watched this anime and didnt cry at least once, I dont think you are human. This anime had you pitying the main character as soon as it started, then you slowly begin to pity the rest of the characters too. This was the first anime to make me cry. I believe if you watch this anime you will love where the story takes you and the end is a tear jerker! \( ; _ ; )/
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  • Anohana - Right in the inner teenhood.
    To simply put, it was a cute show about group of past friends trying to overcome their past guilt by reliving their childhood. Though, unlike most school-life, most of its setting takes outside of the school yet the show still manages to make it seem more realistic than any other school-life drama I have ever seen - mostly because the focal point of the show was not about Jintan's untold feeling ...
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  • This is an amazing anime
    This tear-jerking story about close friends is one that you will never soon forget. This is an amazing anime. When they cry, you'll cry, when they laugh, you'll laugh, and I cried for so many hours. Once you watch this, you will never ever forget this one. It's one of the ABSOLUTE BEST anime's ever!!!
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Amazing, deep and painful
    This anime is just amazing. The story is stunning, the characters are deep and very easy to relate to, even more so if you have ever lost some one and hold some sort of regret about it. It will make you laugh, and cry like a baby. I recommend this to every one. Truly one of the greats.
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