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    Wednesday January 7, 2015
  • "Flowers of Evil" Author Prepares New Manga

    Oshimi's new "Happiness" launches in next issue of "Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine"

    An early look at the the February issue of Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine, out on the 9th, reveals that Shūzō Oshimi is set to launch his "long-awaited" follow-up to The Flowers of Evil in the manga magazine's March issue, on sale February 9th. More after the jump.

  • Saturday April 5, 2014
  • "Fairy Tail" Author Draws Stars of "Bessatsu Shonen Magazine"

    Characters from "Attack on Titan," "Flowers of Evil," "Sankarea" and more featured

    Between Fairy Tail, the upcoming spin-off, and the excitement around the new anime, Hiro Mashima must be pretty busy these days, but he still found time to do a special color illustration of the stars of Bessatsu Shonen Magazine, with characters from the likes of Attack on Titan, Flowers of Evil, Sankarea and more. Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday October 1, 2013
  • Bishoujo Illustrator Shunya Yamashita Sketches Nakamura From "Flowers of Evil"

    You might know the work of bishoujo illustrator from Kotobukiya's redesigns

    You might know the work of bishoujo illustrator Shunya Yamashita from Kotobukiya's redesigns of the women of Marvel, DC Comics and so on. The artist isn't the most prolific Twitterer, but when he posts sketches, like this spring Girls und Panzer pic, they're always worth noting. This week he treated fans to his take on Flowers of Evil's Sawa Nakamura. Get a look at the results after the jump.

  • Wednesday August 21, 2013
  • Yakuza Actor Riki Takeuchi Promotes "Flowers of Evil" Blu-ray

    After a delay, the Japanese Blu-ray/DVD release hits on August 21st

    After a delay, the Japanese Blu-ray/DVD release of Flowers of Evil hits on August 21st. The series will be released with making of features, looking at the rotoscoping process, as well as character guides, and commentary from the cast, staff and manga author Shūzō Oshimi. King Records promo comes with an unexpected celebrity endorsement from yakuza movie actor Riki Takeuchi. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday July 21, 2013
  • FEATURE: "Flowers of Evil" Anime Wrap-Up

    A very special rotoscoped delivery...

    Now that the Flowers of Evil anime has wrapped up its fabulously divisive run on Crunchyroll, OTAKU USA magazine takes a look back at what director Hiroshi Nagahama and the staff at ZEXCS hath wrought. Read on, and weigh in with your own opinions after the jump!

  • Sunday June 23, 2013
  • "Flowers of Evil" Gym Uniform T-Shirt Offered

    iPhone cases, cell straps and more also offered

    Retailer Brain Police seem to specialize anime merchandise that require a double take, like the  Magi tattoo stockings and herb pots. Now, they're doing it with a set of Flowers of Evil goods headlined by a "Saeki 2-1" gym uniform t-shirt. See the full line-up after the jump.

  • Tuesday May 14, 2013
  • Anime First Impressions: Flowers of Evil

    The divisive power of rotoscoping

    Our comrades in arms at OTAKU USA magazine weigh in on the first round of episodes of one of this season’s most polarizing and unique anime, Flowers of Evil. Read on and voice your own opinions!

  • Thursday May 9, 2013
  • "Soul Eater" and "Flowers of Evil" Manga Appear to Move Towards Endings

    More definitive plans in place for ending of "Aoi Hana" manga

    There isn't a definitive time frame for either, but both Shūzō Oshimi's Flowers of Evil and Atsushi Okubo's Soul Eater manga are making overtures towards approaching their conclusions. While Flowers is explicitly not at its final chapter, talk at Bessatsu Shounen Magazine is apparently that it's getting there. Meanwhile, Soul Eater has begun promoting its progress towards a "Final Battle." More after the jump.

  • Tuesday May 7, 2013
  • VIDEO: A Look at "Flowers of Evil" Before Rotoscoping - UPDATED

    See some the live performance used for episode 3

    Even Flowers of Evil's detractors are likely to admit that it's a fascinating anime, both in the themes of the "corrupt pure-love story" and in its approach to animating the material. To offer a view the process, Nicovideo streamed the live-action footage recorded for episode 3. Check out a bit after the jump.

  • Friday May 3, 2013
  • "Flowers of Evil" Inspires School Vandalism

    According to police pair of girls said they got the idea from manga

    On May 1, Police in Odawara City announced that they referred a pair of 13-year-old girls to the Child Guidance Center after they caused $5,000 in damage to their junior high school. According to police, one girl admitted “we got the idea from a similar thing in a manga we were reading.” Since the vandalism doesn't have an exact match, there's debate about the manga in question, but web gossip is pointing to Flowers of Evil. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday May 1, 2013
  • VIDEO: Full "Flowers Of Evil" Opening Music Video

    The first single of Uchu-jin combines all 4 OPs from "Flowers Of Evil"

    King Records has released a full-length music video for the opening theme of Flowers Of Evil anime "Aku No Hana" by the group Uchu-jin. The eccentric group was formed in 2008 with 4 members, Shinosaki Asako (Vocals), Komatsu Kenta (Guitar), Niiya Hidehiro (Bass) and Wada Makoto (Drums). Watch the video after the jump.

  • Friday April 19, 2013

    Discover what flowers bloom from the seeds of sin of Sentai Filmworks’ newest acquisition: Flowers of Evil.  This 13 episode series is directed by Hiroshi Nagahama (Mushi-Shi, Detroit Metal City) and features series composition by Aki Itami with character designs by Hidekazu Shimamura, sound direction by Kazuya Tanaka (High School of the Dead, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi) and music by Hideyuki Fukasawa (Intrigue in the Bakumatsu ~ Irohanihoheto).