AnoHana (Episode 9): Everyone and Menma

Now that everyone accepts Menma has returned and only Jinta can see her, everybody’s fired up to do the fireworks, even though they are all freaked out by this weird and creepy revelation. But we have to admit that Jinta looks stupid when he’s talking to Menma, especially to the eyes of the uninitiated. Crap, I really hate writing summary, so here’s one from Wikipedia: The gang go round to Jinta’s house where witness Menma’s presence first hand, though it is shown that Menma is unable to write anywhere but the secret base. Afterwards, Atsumu says they should continue their … Continue reading

AnoHana (Episode 8): I Wonder

The tension is now escalating as we reach the 8th episode of Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai. The first part of the episode was a bit creepy one. They went to Menma’s house and they plan to ask her mother to let them do the fireworks for Menma. All of them went including Yukiatsu and Tsuruko. In the end, Menma’s mother acted like a complete psychopath as the five of them reopened the wound on her heart as she remembered her daughter. She was a bit creepy like the ones we see in Japanese … Continue reading

AnoHana (Episode 6):Forget, Don’t Forget

This week’s episode reaped the effect of the stupid boy who wanted to take Anaru to a love hotel. Apparently, some PTA member saw the two of them in front of the said hotel. Some people just can’t keep their mouths shut and get other people in trouble. The incident was reported at the school, thus Anaru was the topic of the whole school. Rumors spread like wildfire from Anaru being an “easy girl” to Anaru accepting money for dirty sex in a love hotel. Everybody was talking about her even in class, even her classmates want to try paying … Continue reading

AnoHana (Episode 2): Menma the Hero

Another episode of Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai and I don’t think I’ll ever memorize the title. The episode continues where the previous left off. Jinta reunites with one of his childhood friend, Poppo. He seems to be of a different kind since he almost instantly gets along well with Jinta and completely believes what he says. It is revealed that Poppo has dropped-out of high school but instead travels the world and uses their secret base when he’s in Japan. Poppo is also completely cooperative and very much willing to grant Menma’s wish, … Continue reading