Maquia - When the Promised Flower Blooms

Alt title: Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou

Movie (1 ep x 115 min)
4.461 out of 5 from 1,607 votes
Rank #130

A gentle, enchanted race of weavers, the Iolph pass the many centuries of their lives crafting their traditional fabrics in their idyllic, isolated village. Among this perpetually youthful tribe is Maquia, beloved by all but touched by loss and loneliness. The peace is shattered when soldiers arrive astride dragons, dispatched by the King of Mesate to wrest away the spoils and secrets of the Iolph. Maquia succeeds in escaping, only to find herself cast into the unknown wilderness. When she discovers an orphaned baby boy, as lost and forlorn as she, Maquia feels compelled to care for him as they seek their way in the world of humans – a world in growing turmoil. The bond between Maquia and her ward Erial, however, is one woven with threads of tragedy.

Source: Fantasia Festival

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Xplayer Jul 23, 2018
Score 7.7/10

Disclaimer: I did like this movie, but this review is going to focus more on the criticism than the praise since there’s already lots of reviews saying about how great the movie is, but not as many pointing out its flaws. Mari Okada is going to be one of the great anime directors of our time, eventually reaching the prestige of legends like ... read more

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RRRNIER Jun 10, 2018
Score 8.8/10

All living things are designed to end, no matter hard or cunted thing you do life cannot be changed but the interaction/relationship between others will change your life for sure. (that what I learned from this anime.) ( ˃̣̣̥ω˂̣̣̥ ) So I don't even know the last time I wrote a review, nothing has given me the effort to write a review on an anime... read more

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Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou
  • Vol: 2+; Ch: 20+
  • 2018 - ?

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