Flowers of Evil

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4.2
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  • 1 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    Great Potential, but...
    When I started to watch the first two episodes, I thought it was lame and slow, but I decided to push forward. I decided to read further in its manga counterpart and I am hooked.
    Note: This is something you may not want to show in an anime club due to content and not everyone may enjoy it.
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    I was really going to quit but..
    I was totally going to quit this anime but
    . Rotoscoping works here and the characters look great. I don't know the whole story but this could really be the best of the season for me.
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  • 0 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Fresh and heavy, an oddly perfect combo!
    I remember picking up a copy of the manga at a Barnes & Noble a few years back and thinking "how... why... what?!" It was such a disturbing account of adolescent tribulation that I could barely get through the first volume without grimacing. Of course I wanted more.

    Now that the anime is out, I await every Monday with a newfound enthusiasm. The atmosphere carried over well from paper to pixels ...
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  • 14 out of 29 people found this review helpful:
    Amazing! Must try if you want something different!
    I've just watched episode 1. It was fantastic!
    Ignore people telling you not to watch it, give it a go.
    It ditches typical anime direction for something new and unique. The episode has a pervasive feeling of dread which is reflected extremely well in the art direction and the music.
    The rotoscope style is unusual and off-kilter, but it's animated well and brings the mundanity of the setting ...
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  • 1 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Flower of slownesssssssssssssssssssssssssss
    Its a bit slow but something i like about it. And then some things i dont. How can explain with ought going into to much detail. It reminds me a bit about my self and then it doesn't.

    He is the big lover boy caught or maybe part of a triangle of drama created by his inquisitive nature into his growing need to have a main aqueez
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  • 1 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    What is This? Why do I Kind of Like it?
    It was much slower than most shows of any genera I have seen. The protagonist has sucky friends, but that is cohesive with the rest of this poor kid's life. Throughout the whole first episode I was thinking "come on demon powers, I want some dragons and robots!" I think there is some kind of magic in here, but who knows? The animation style was fluid, but not detailed, probably because it was ...
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  • 5 out of 12 people found this review helpful:
    You know how you hope the manga translates well to anime?
    So, you know how you hope that the manga translates well to anime, and usually they do a pretty decent job? Well, sadly, that is not the case with Flowers of Evil. Rotoscoping can be done really well, or it can, well... turn out like this. Aside from that, it just didn't ... work. I don't know if I'll bother watching more of this, which is sad, because the manga is interesting!
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  • 2 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    I'm hopeful but unsure
    After one episode I found this anime to be disturbing enough to keep me from being bored, which is surprising because very little happens. I also dislike the way the people are drawn, and the way the backgrounds (although stunningly beautiful art) are static and repeated.
    However I am reading a different manga by the same author, Oshimi Shuuzou, and really enjoying the psychological pressure put ...
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  • 0 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    If you are looking for a different kind of a sureal anime...
    I am a newly converted anime watcher. I like unique styles. I was surprised to see rotoscoping (look it up) in an anime. I think that this really does not classify as an anime though considering the drawing technique is over live acting. Should be called a unique dark drama. I can see where people true to the manga could get pretty upset. After all the characters look nothing like the manga and it ...
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