Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

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  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (11,629)

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, or Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai, is an 11 episode Japanese anime series within the supernatural and "slice of life" genres. While the series begins with six childhood friends having a close bond, five of them all begin to drift away from each other after the Menma Incident; their friend Meiko "Menma" Honma is killed in an accident. Time soon jumps ahead an entire decade from the Menma Incident and focuses on Jinta "Jintan" Yadomi. Jinta, who served as the "team leader" of Menma and company, has become a reclusive hermit. Soon, a ghost of an aged Menma appears before Jintan and asks him to grant her wish so that she can pass on to her final reward. Sadly, she cannot remember what that wish is, which spurs Jintan to bring the whole group; "Anaro," "Yukiatsu," "Tsuruku," and "Poppo," back together in order to figure out what Menma's wish might have been. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day is written by Mari Okada and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. North American distribution of the series is handled by Nippon Ichi Software America.

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The Flower That Bloomed That Summer
11. The Flower That Bloomed That Summer
July 11, 2012
Even though the group is able to launch their rocket, Menma doesn't disappear. Jintan and the others are dumbstruck and wonder what might have happened. But finally, Jintan discovers what Menma's wish really was...
The Flower We Saw That Day: Fireworks
10. The Flower We Saw That Day: Fireworks
June 16, 2011
The time has finally come...the day they can grant Menma's wish. However, Menma discovers that her hand has started to become transparent. Holding on to all their strongest feelings, the Super Peace Busters blast off as true feelings are revealed.
Fireworks
10. Fireworks
July 11, 2012
The time has finally come...the day they can grant Menma's wish. However, Menma discovers that her hand has started to become transparent. Holding on to all their strongest feelings, the Super Peace Busters blast off...
The Flower We Saw That Day: Menma and the Rest
9. The Flower We Saw That Day: Menma and the Rest
June 9, 2011
Although they're still hesitant, Anaru and the others begin to believe in Menma's existence after she serves them the steamed bread she prepared. Yukiatsu, however, still can't understand why Jintan is the only one who can see Menma, while Anaru is upset that she can't compare to her.
Menma and the Rest
9. Menma and the Rest
July 11, 2012
Although they're still hesitant, Anaru and the others begin to believe in Menma's existence after she serves them the steamed bread she prepared. Yukiatsu, however, still can't understand why Jintan is the only one who can see Menma...
The Flower We Saw That Day: I Wonder
8. The Flower We Saw That Day: I Wonder
June 2, 2011
When the group finds out that Menma's father opposed their plan to launch fireworks for her, they're left in a state of shock. Desperate to grant her wish, they pay a visit to her mother to ask about the fireworks, but she refuses, showing anger and sadness towards them about how they were able to grow up while Menma died years ago.
I Wonder
8. I Wonder
July 11, 2012
When the group finds out that Menma's father opposed their plan to launch fireworks for her, they're left in a state of shock. Desperate to grant her wish, they pay a visit to her mother...
The Flower We Saw That Day: True Wish
7. The Flower We Saw That Day: True Wish
May 26, 2011
Looking through Menma's old diary that they got from her mother, Jintan and the others find Menma's wish. And as they resolve to grant it, the time that had seemed to freeze for all five of them begins moving forward again...
True Wish
7. True Wish
July 11, 2012
Looking through Menma's old diary that they got from her mother, Jintan and the others find Menma's wish. And as they resolve to grant it, the time that had seemed to freeze for all five of them begins moving forward again...
The Flower We Saw That Day Forget Me Forget Me Not
6. The Flower We Saw That Day Forget Me Forget Me Not
May 19, 2011
Jintan decides to try going to school one more time, for Menma's sake. When he arrives, he discovers that Anaru is having some serious issues of her own. Unable to stand by while Anaru suffers, Jintan stands up for her, and both leave class right away.
Forget Me, Forget Me Not
6. Forget Me, Forget Me Not
July 11, 2012
Jintan decides to try going to school one more time, for Menma's sake. When he arrives, he discovers that Anaru is having some serious issues of her own. Unable to stand by while Anaru suffers, Jintan...
The Flower We Saw That Day: Tunnels
5. The Flower We Saw That Day: Tunnels
May 12, 2011
The Menma that Yukiatsu "saw" was just him in women's clothing, a revelation that leaves the rest of the group stunned. Yukiatsu lies motionless on the forest floor after taking a spill, where Jintan tries to talk to him about his situation.
Tunnels
5. Tunnels
July 11, 2012
The Menma that Yukiatsu "saw" was just him in women's clothing, a revelation that leaves the rest of the group stunned. Yukiatsu lies motionless on the forest floor after taking a spill, where Jintan tries to talk to him about his situation.
The Flower We Saw That Day A White Dress a Blue Ribbon
4. The Flower We Saw That Day A White Dress a Blue Ribbon
May 5, 2011
Yukiatsu tells Jintan and the others that he has just seen Menma. This puzzles Jintan, since Menma was standing next to him the entire time. Jintan and company head out together to search for "Menma" and get to the bottom of this little mystery.
A White Dress, A Blue Ribbon
4. A White Dress, A Blue Ribbon
July 11, 2012
Yukiatsu tells Jintan and the others that he has just seen Menma. This puzzles Jintan, since Menma was standing next to him the entire time. Jintan and company head out together to search for "Menma" and get to the bottom of this little mystery.
The Flower We Saw That Day: Menma Search Party
3. The Flower We Saw That Day: Menma Search Party
April 28, 2011
Thinking that Menma's wish may be for him to begin going to school again, Jintan decides to give it a shot. This also happens to fulfill a promise he made to Anaru...
Menma Search Party
3. Menma Search Party
July 11, 2012
Thinking that Menma's wish may be for him to begin going to school again, Jintan decides to give it a shot. This also happens to fulfill a promise he made to Anaru...
The Flower We Saw That Day: The Hero Menma
2. The Flower We Saw That Day: The Hero Menma
April 21, 2011
After running into Poppo (Tetsudo Hisakawa) for the first time in years, Jintan explains how Menma appeared before him and how she has some kind of wish she wants granted. Poppo believes every word he says, and suggests that Jintan has to catch a rare monster from a Nokmon video game.
The Hero Menma
2. The Hero Menma
July 11, 2012
After running into Poppo (Tetsudo Hisakawa) for the first time in years, Jintan explains how Menma appeared before him and how she has some kind of wish she wants granted. Poppo believes every word he says, and suggests that Jintan...
Super Peace Busters
1. Super Peace Busters
July 11, 2012
One day, Jintan (Jinta Yadomi), a teenage shut-in, suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his childhood friend, Menma (Meiko Honma).
Description

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, or Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai, is an 11 episode Japanese anime series within the supernatural and "slice of life" genres. While the series begins with six childhood friends having a close bond, five of them all begin to drift away from each other after the Menma Incident; their friend Meiko "Menma" Honma is killed in an accident.

Time soon jumps ahead an entire decade from the Menma Incident and focuses on Jinta "Jintan" Yadomi. Jinta, who served as the "team leader" of Menma and company, has become a reclusive hermit. Soon, a ghost of an aged Menma appears before Jintan and asks him to grant her wish so that she can pass on to her final reward. Sadly, she cannot remember what that wish is, which spurs Jintan to bring the whole group; "Anaro," "Yukiatsu," "Tsuruku," and "Poppo," back together in order to figure out what Menma's wish might have been.

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day is written by Mari Okada and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. North American distribution of the series is handled by Nippon Ichi Software America.

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on July 11, 2012.

Where to Watch Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day is available for streaming on the NIS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day on demand at Netflix.

  • Premiere Date
    July 11, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (11,629)