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Darkness lurks everywhere, in every human heart, and sometimes it takes just a second of weakness for it to take root. For Takao Kasuga, that germination begins when his obsession with his beautiful classmate Nanako meets the opportunity to "borrow" her used gym clothes. Unfortunately, his loathsome act of laundry theft is witnessed by Nakamura, the strange girl who sits behind him in class. Soon, Nakamura's own dark obsessions begin to hook their twisted tendrils into Takao's miserable existence. Blackmailed into a "contract" under the threat of having his guilt revealed to his entire class, the former bookworm who could spend hours reading Beaudelaire's "The Flowers of Evil" now finds himself entwined in Nakamura's growing fantasies as she leads him down the garden path to damnation. As their blossoming relationship becomes ever darker, even the seemingly innocent Nanako is pulled into the nightmare. Just what are Nakumura's ultimate plans, and will the increasingly trapped Takao really be willing to carry them out? What you sow, you must ultimately reap, and there's certain to be a harrowing harvest ahead in FLOWERS OF EVIL!

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  • Actors: Mariya Ise
  • Directors: Hiroshi Nagahama
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Animated, Box set, Color, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 3
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Section23 Films
  • DVD Release Date: July 8, 2014
  • Run Time: 325 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00J9IP888
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #140,171 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Elias on June 12, 2014
Format: Blu-ray
There are plenty of experiences that could be called stressful, but watching something isn't usually one of them. Typically speaking, you watch something to relax, to engage your mind, to tickle some sort of fancy. But there are those rare experiences that make you cringe, make you ask more questions than receive answers, that truly unnerve and stick with you, and make you question why you're even watching the darn thing... yet you just can't get enough. And before you've realized it, your nerves are fried and you've finished whatever it is.

"Flowers of Evil" is one of those things. Easily the best psychological thriller since "Lain" or "Paranoia Agent," and on the very same level of quality of the former, this 2013 series is one of the most controversial anime in recent history, and for good reason. It's unconventional both its approach and its execution, and by no means is this something I'd recommend to the casual consumer. It's a show for those like to question everything they hold sacred, and for those who like their viewing experiences to be the intellectual equivalent of trying to drive through a wall of molasses or glue. This is a show that is unsatisfying and impenetrable in many regards, yet on the exact same token, one that is satisfying, cathartic, and engaging.

Without giving too much away, "Flowers" follows Kasuga, who is a painfully introverted book lover who gets a crush on the beautiful, seeming epitome of normality, Saeki. After class one, he notices she's left her gym clothes behind, and takes them home in order to keep them safe, but somebody sees him. This person is Nakamura, a young woman who can only be described an absolute, literal psychopath.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful By LucentNargacuga on May 15, 2014
Format: Blu-ray
Though some may find the direction of the art style a turn off, Shūzō Oshimi proves that anime can be more than just about "Big eyes, big boobs".

As one of the first who watched the simulcast of the Flowers of Evil when it came out on Crunchyroll, I was a bit skeptic at first with the non-traditional art style and the strange sounding name of the show. But as soon as I clicked on the first episode, I couldn't stop watching. Though it may start slow (And this is the reason why most are turn off from it), the buildup to the plot, the introduction of the AMAZING cast of characters, and the mood it brings is unlike anything I've ever experienced in an anime.

Flowers of Evil explores the coming of age genre in a unique and dark way. Perversion gets a REAL definition in this coming of age story.
What happens when desire overcomes reason?
What happens when temptation takes hold of innocence?

Speaking for the art style; It's different. And that's NOT a BAD THING! The style used for animation is known as "Rotoscope". Non-Traditional, I know, but the way it's used ADDS to the tension. If you're looking for unrealistic characters with simple, bland personalities, this is NOT the show for you. You'd be better off watching Girls Bravo or some garbage like that. The art style adds depth, realism, and a sense of loneliness. This is INTENTIONAL for the story. As the main character goes through his problems with the other characters, you get the sense of helplessness, just as we all did when we were kids.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Yen Nguyen on July 15, 2014
Format: Blu-ray
Aku no Hana is a masterpiece in a medium that has difficulty recognizing artistic perfection unless that greatness exists along pre-established lines. You may have already heard of the show as the one with rotoscoped animation – the show that anime fans by and large decried for being ugly, boring, and too different – too unlike anime. After all, anime have always existed as escapist tales of either over-the-top or nearly meaningless consequence, populated by purposely designed caricatures; Aku no Hana is not that. There seems to be little room in public perception for the medium to evolve out from under the prejudices of the average anime viewer. It is a shame, then, that we must discuss Aku no Hana as a work all but completely ignored when it is easily the most important anime of the decade so far and one of the most important of all time – let alone one of the best.

The story of Aku no Hana concerns a teenage love triangle where no one is in love. Our protagonist, Kasuga, is just another average student with nothing that sets him apart from his peers, though he fancies himself an intellectual due to his love of French poetry and philosophy. He is neither like Saeki, the popular star student whom he secretly loves and deifies, nor like Nakamura, the foul-mouthed and emotionally unstable girl whom the class collectively hates. His life is average.

One day, he realizes he left behind one of his prized books at school and returns in the late afternoon to retrieve it. The book is a translated version of Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal, an anthology of poems dealing with moral decadence and perversion as a grotesque yet exciting response to ennui and normalcy.
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