Shy, crybaby Fumi has just transferred into Matsuoka Girl’s High School, in the city of Kamakura. It’s been ten years since she moved away, leaving her dear friend Akira behind; and soon, the two are reunited once more. Akira is now attending Fujigaya Girls’ Academy, though she and Fumi still manage to see each other regardless. Between classes and social engagements, the two will experience love, the struggle to admit one’s true feelings, and the joy of companionship.
This is just a pretty average anime. If you're watching it for the love story: don't even bother. If you see it as the portrayal of a friendship, it just might be worth watching. Animation and sound are nothing exceptional. It's a water-colour style animation, with soft pastel hues. It doesn't look bad, but nothing noteworthy. The story and characters are pretty mediocre as well. Fumi relocates to this town... read more
|Aoi Hana||2004||Original Manga|