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Flowers of Evil

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  • 5
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  • 3
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4.2
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133 votes
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  • Heavy and Twisted but Still Realistic
    Despite the mediocre ratings I'm glad I gave Flowers of Evil a chance. The story is heavy, mature, and a bit twisted; brave and far-fetched but not unrealistic. You know what you want to see, but understand from real life experience why it's not so easy. The art direction and music is on point as well.
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  • 2 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Amazing-Fresh-New-*Must-watch*
    Amazing anime in terms of story and art. It reminds me so much of Japanese cities and their people. I can't wait to go back. This anime is certainly for a more adult crowd who love a psychological thriller that is full of reality, suspense, and drama. Sadly, I'm certain that most individuals who rated this anime badly, were expecting quite the opposite...maybe less realistic art, big eyes, ...
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  • It's nice to have something different
    I like lighthearted stuff, I like action stuff, but it's nice sometimes to have something that's just...different. Flowers of Evil is different, and that's a good thing.

    I like the artwork, people focus so much on how characters are depicted, but look at the backgrounds, the details....this is really well drawn, and the characters are more...lifelike. The art and characters match well. The ...
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  • 2 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Macaulay Culkin in "The Good Son".
    The Home Alone franchise consisted of movies that made Macaulay Culkin a superstar but have you watched the infamous movie, "The Good Son"? It stars an older torcherous Culkin and ironically reflects the torcher of Macaulay's career and life.

    Flowers of Evil is The Good Son's twin sister.

    The Good Son features your favorite childhood star, Culkin, doing very mean things to ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Didn't like the animation at first, but it has grown on me
    Having greatly enjoyed the manga, I was really looking forward to this anime. The first episode however made me think that everything was ruined forever. I hated the animation style, it reminded me of cheesy 80s animation like Fire and Ice and Heavy Metal, which while not at all bad, I did not think had a place in anime. 4 episodes in however I have changed my mind, and I actually think that if ...
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  • 2 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    When emotion, story and details in movement TRUMP the usual anime character design
    This is NOTHING like the manga. If you can't get past the manga, stop reading.

    This anime adaptation is on an Edgar Allen Poe level. The beauty is in the uglyness of the art - in the movement of the characters - where plain meets breakthrough in movement, and grasps of the concept of reading subtle emotion through simplistic rotoscope art. The beauty is in the story line and the poetry ...
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    It a weird show but i like it
    i dont know why but i feel as if this anime is going to get somewhere.
    Different type of animation style but it adds on to how much of a different anime this is.
    I think that the anime is not going to be one of the best animation's i saw but i think it will be ok.
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    not that bad, but not gonna be best anime this season.
    The animation style is unique, i personally like it a lot cuz its a change of pace from the regular animation style. The plot of this anime is really interesting if you like having you mind F***ed. i don't think there is going to be a middle ground for this anime, some people are going to really like it and some people are going to really hate it.Also i didn't read the manga, and its supposed to ...
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  • Excellent realism anime
    Interesting concept art, very realist and stylized. Flowers of evil is an anime of the realism genre that tells the story about a timid high school teenager that wants to get rid of his fear, and to be beloved by a pretty student. He starts reading the Flowers of Evil written by the symbolist and French "poete maudit" Baudelaire. A classmate girl is helping him to free his emotions blackmailing ...
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  • 5 out of 10 people found this review helpful:
    Flowers of evil is good story, real
    A lot of people are people so anal about the animation, but I honestly like it. It could have used some shadows and seamless lines but it look like real time, which I admire

    Flowers of evil is good story, real
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