torstai 17. syyskuuta 2015

Aku no Hana

Kasuga Takao is a boy who loves reading books, particularly Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal. A girl at his school, Saeki Nanako, is his muse and his Venus, and he admires her from a distance. One day, he forgets his copy of Les Fleurs du Mal in the classroom and runs back alone to pick it up. In the classroom, he finds not only his book, but Saeki's gym uniform. On a mad impulse, he steals it. Now everyone knows "some pervert" stole Saeki's uniform, and Kasuga is dying with shame and guilt. Furthermore, the weird, creepy, and friendless girl of the class, Nakamura, saw him take the uniform. Instead of revealing it was him, she recognizes his kindred deviant spirit and uses her knowledge to take control of his life. Will it be possible for Kasuga to get closer to Saeki, despite Nakamura's meddling and his dark secret? What exactly does Nakamura intend to do with him?

This anime come up in 2013. I actually tried to watch this back then, but the couple first episodes was just really weird and I didn't like this animation style. After that I have heard now and then that this anime is actually pretty good and interesting. And actually that animation style isn't so bad (now when I watch it), but still I don't like it much. This is psychological anime so there is one more reason why I wanted watch this.

Now when I have seen this, I would say that this is quite interesting one! Even though the whole gym uniform thing is really disturbing and weird.. happily Kasuga notices right after stealing it, that it was really bad decision and he regret it rest of the time. But if you don't let that gym uniform thing to bother you too much, I think this gets really interesting and actually pretty good (if you like dark and psychological animes).

Most of the people probably know how this anime is made but I really like to put this video here anyway that you guys can see that it is really done after acting every scene! It's nice that sometimes you see some different styles and it's actually really good that all the animes aren't the same. Still I really would like to see this anime with different style.
I actually got used to this style when I had watched couple of episodes and some times it looked pretty good it's own way.

This anime have only 13 episodes and it ends really unfinished! It's probably for purpose that people reads the manga and then get to know what's going to happen. Well of course I read the manga and I still think that they would have continued the anime with.. maybe two more episodes. Because after that where anime ends happens really important things and then there comes time leap. So I think that they should have ended the anime just before the time leap. Well it's probably because they want to sell the manga, like I said, but still...

As you guys can see, manga looks completely different than the anime. I really don't know why they decided to do this kind of animation.. oh well!

Art and the story is made by Shuuzou Oshimi. Aku no Hana is probably his known manga even though he have made couple of other mangas too! Happiness named manga is probably his newest one and it started this year! I read it far as it have been publishing and it is quite interesting one~ Actually I like it more than Aku no Hana so far! It's supernatural manga and it seems like there is some vampires! I also read one other pretty good one from Shuuzou Oshimi. It was Shino-chan wa Jibun no Namae ga Ienai, and it is completely different than Aku no Hana or Happiness. First the main character is girl and there isn't anything ecchi or nudity in this manga. This manga is really short (one volume) and cute one. I also check out Shuuzou Oshimi's other works, but they where all full of nudity and mature content stuff...Well Aku no Hana have some nudity too (in manga) but it wasn't main thing so it didn't bother me.

But let's continue talking about Aku no Hana manga!
Once again I really recommend to read the manga than watch the anime. First of all the characters feels little different in manga, well I would say that they are more expressive in the manga. And maybe that's why Nakamura feels almost different character and Saeki feels more crazy one in manga, but that's probably because she get really weird after what happen in the end of the anime (I almost write something spoiling, but I managed to evade that). One more reason for me to like the manga more is probably that what happens after the time leap. The characters are little older and then not so weird ones. Kasuga gets that little longer hair and he isn't so stupid even though he is still quite a wimp... Well no can do.

The biggest disturbing thing (after the gym uniform thing) is that Kasuga is so easy to control around. It is quite annoying but now that I think about it, the story would change too much if Kasuga would be confident character... So maybe it's fine this way, even though it's a little annoying.

In the Aku no Hana, there is actually lot of things that I would change, but then it wouldn't be the same (of course). There is that scene before the time leap... wait actually I should put warning here:

Some spoilers coming!
So thank you for reading this far and have a good day~ 

That scene before the time leap, where Kasuga and Nakamura are trying to do suicide. I actually guessed that, that would happen sooner or later. But I though the manga would end to their death. I actually hoped sad ending to this even though I normally hate sad endings! But I think that it would be suitable for this dark manga to end horrible way. But because the suicide come up almost middle of the manga (okay not in the middle, after that) I knew right away that somebody is going to ruin that. Then there is this time leap which make this manga better, so actually luckily they didn't die.

When the Tokiwa come first time it was quite obvious that Kasuga would fall in love sooner or later... I actually feared that he would do something stupid again, but luckily he didn't anything stupid and that probably one of the reasons that I like the manga after time leap. Kasuga don't do anything stupid anymore and he actually tries to fix things and not to run away from his problems. And then comes that kind a boring end when they show how they probably would grow older and get kids... But then there is this last chapter which is the first things of the manga from Nakamuras eyes. It was kind a interesting last chapter because they kept kind a lot of things hidden about Nakamura. Actually I wanted to know more about her and why she was like that, but well.. that never going to happen.

Overall this was interesting one, manga was better (but that doesn't surprise anyone). I don't actually recommend this because this isn't so good (even though it is interesting) but the start is really weird and Saeki gets really weird... and this is really weird one actually... (I make so much sense... sorry, maybe I just go to sleeeeeeep....zzzz).

Have a nice day or night~

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