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Ano Hana 11 Episode Review [END] – The Floods Have Come

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai Don't Know Name of Flower That Day Poppo Jinta Yadomi Anaru Anjou Yukiatsu Tsurumi Tsuruko Atsumu Shu Menma Meiko Honma Last Episode

After a good run of about eleven weeks, “We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day” is finally over, and what a telling narrative it was. Strangely enough, I don’t have this yearning for more and this feeling of sadness that usually comes over me whenever I finish a good series. I think I’ve finally come to realize that more is not always necessarily better. That couldn’t be more true for Ano Hana, even if there was more character expansion in previous episodes to stretch the show out.

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai Don't Know Name of Flower That Day Poppo Jinta Yadomi Anaru Anjou Yukiatsu Tsurumi Tsuruko Atsumu Shu Menma Meiko Honma Last Episode

*Sniff* "We're not getting anymore screen time?"

Boy, oh, boy, were there a lot of tears in this episode, but let’s get cracking at the plot for starters. The Super Peace Busters are perplexed as to why Menma hasn’t disappeared yet. They later meet up in order to contemplate on this. The young teenagers come to the conclusion that the reason Menma hasn’t moved on was because their intentions were selfish. Everyone hoped to achieve something by having Menma pass on. Read the rest of this entry

AnoHana Episode 9 – Everything Links Back to Menma

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai Flower Menma MeikoIt’s time for my favorite show of the spring season! That said though, the way things are going for “We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day” is bound to divide fans of the series. Some might praise the plot direction, while others might feel it comes across as being cliched or contrived.

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai Flower Tsuruko YukiatsuWith the revelation that Menma does, in fact, exist, the other characters try to adjust to her presence, even though they can’t see her. Tsuruko and Anjou are clearly irked by the floating cookies, while Poppo and Yukiatsu accept her wholeheartedly. And in Yukiatsu’s case, it’s clear he’s grasping on to that belief strongly. So strong is his conviction that Yukiatsu even Read the rest of this entry

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