Category Archives: Flowers of Evil

Top 20 Anime of 2013

After a barrage of really good series last year, 2013 stepped things back a little to take a breather, slowly working its way up from an empty winter season to a promising-but-disappointing spring to an acceptable summer before finally pouring … Continue reading

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12 Days of Anime 2013, Day 7: Ha na ga… Sai… ta… yo

Aku no Hana raised quite a fuss this year, about – quite predictably – the rotoscoped animation. I honestly thought the unusual style fit the show well, even if it could’ve used some more intense light/dark contrast like the manga’s … Continue reading

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Flowers of Evil: Tearing Down the Walls

Flowers of Evil is an ugly anime. Aesthetically, it is offputting, and thematically it is rotten to the core. In a way, it is a kind of anti-anime. A large part of the draw of anime to many of its … Continue reading

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