Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Alt title: Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai.

TV (11 eps)
4.482 of 5 from 29,224 votes
Rank #99

Long ago, young Meiko Honma tragically died and her tight-knit group of friends, shaken by the event, drifted apart. Now, ten years later, Meiko has re-appeared as a ghost that only Jinta, the former leader of the gang and an avid shut-in, can see. All she desires is for Jinta to fulfill her final wish so that she can move on to the afterlife, but with no memory of what it was, it’s up to the teenager to gather his former friends and discover what will allow his beloved friend to rest in peace. With so many feelings left unsaid, can this group work out their strife and help the ghost of the girl they once adored?

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VivisQueen's avatar
VivisQueen Jul 13, 2011
Score 7.5/10

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Disclaimer: this review may contain a spoiler for the first episode. Few shows this year will elicit such tender, bittersweet feelings as AnoHana. Anime rarely focus on the grieving process, and the series’ sensitive execution of the subject makes it a treasure among 2011’s... read more

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Uriel1988 Oct 22, 2011
Score 4/10

''Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai'' (We Still Don't Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day) is a series that sets lofty goals for itself. It is, in essence,
a ghost story that aspires to be a poignant drama about (unrequited) love, loss, adolescence and self (re-)discovery. Heavy themes that require a delicate touch. That last part is where things go wrong, but more on that... read more

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Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai. (Light Novel)
  • Vol: 2; Ch: 30
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  • Vol: 3; Ch: 13
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