Discover one of the most touching portrayals of yuri available in anime today in Takako Shimura’scoming-of-age tale – Sweet Blue Flowers.
“What if the one I love is a girl…?”
Tears have always come easily to Fumi, but as a child, she could count on her best friend, Akira, to cheer her up. After a decade apart, Fumi and Akira find themselves reunited by chance. But even as the two girls rediscover their friendship, with the start of the new school year, Fumi becomes romantically involved with a tall, charismatic girl named Sugimoto. Fumi soon finds herself playing a balancing act between friendship and love.
Contains all 11 episodes of the Sweet Blue Flowers TV series.
Sweet Blue Flowers is the anime adaptation of the character-driven, coming-of-age manga by Takako Shimura (Wandering Son). It features direction by Kenichi Kasai (Honey and Clover), animation by J.C. Staff (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Nodame Cantabile), and an opening animation sequence conceived by Kunihiko Ikuhara (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Penguin Drum).
The series succeeded Ristorante Paradiso in Fuji TV’s NOISE timeslot and was also simulcast by Crunchyroll. In 2009, it was recognized by the jury of the 13th Japan Media Arts Festival as a recommended work.
Special Features: Clean Opening, TV Spots, Character Art Gallery, Original U.S. Trailer.
Spoken Languages: Japanese
- Format: DVD (Litebox)
- Genre: Drama
- Age Rating: null
- Special Features: Clean Opening, TV Spots, Character Art Gallery, Original U.S. Trailer.
- Spoken Languages: Japanese
- Subtitles: English
- Runtime: 275
- Audio: Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
- Video Ratio: 16:9
- Color: Color
- Catalog Number: LPDVD1362
- ISBN 10:1-57032-735-1
- UPC: 7-42617-1362-2-1
- Discs per Set: 3
- Case Quantity: 30
- Pre-book Date: 02/05/2013
- Release Date: 03/05/2013
© 2009 Takako Shimura,OHTA PUBLISHING COMPANY／AOIHANA Committee