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Ano hi mita hana no namae o bokutachi wa mada shiranai. 

Six childhood friends have grown apart over the years following the death of one of them, Menma. The original 'leader' of this friend group, Jintan, is currently aimless in life and it is ... See full summary »
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 Jinta 'Jintan' Yadomi (11 episodes, 2011)
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 Atsumu 'Yukiatsu' Matsyuki (11 episodes, 2011)
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 Naruko 'Anaru' Anjou (11 episodes, 2011)
Erica Mendez ...
 Chiriko 'Tsuruko' Tsurumi (11 episodes, 2011)
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 Atsumu 'Yukiatsu' Matsuyuki (Child) (11 episodes, 2011)
Takahiro Sakurai ...
 Matsuyuki Atsumu (11 episodes, 2011)
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 Jinta 'Jintan' Yadomi (Child) (11 episodes, 2011)
Kaiji Tang ...
 Tetsudo 'Poppo' Hisakawa (11 episodes, 2011)
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 Tetsudo 'Poppo' Hisakawa (Child) (11 episodes, 2011)
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 Atsushi Yadomi (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Irene Honma (5 episodes, 2011)
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 Aki (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Haruna (4 episodes, 2011)
Marianne Miller ...
 Satoshi Honma (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Toko Yadomi (4 episodes, 2011)
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 Manabu Honma (3 episodes, 2011)
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Six childhood friends have grown apart over the years following the death of one of them, Menma. The original 'leader' of this friend group, Jintan, is currently aimless in life and it is at this point in his life that he starts to see Menma's spirit. She states that he may be able to see her because of a wish she would like fulfilled but is unsure of what that may be. Due to Menma spurring Jintan into action, we will see the various paths the members of the friend group have taken over the years as they have matured, as he attempts to fulfill her last wish. Written by Mattias1

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The original draft script by Mari Okada featured more slapstick and more erotica elements, but was changed heavily during planning to include more supernatural elements - turning it into a much more contemplative slice-of-life story with a quieter tone. Much of these changes came from Director Tatsuyuki Nagai and character designer and chief animation director Masayoshi Tanaka. See more »

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Remade as Ano hi mita hana no namae wo boku wa shiranai (2015) See more »

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This is Great Anime containing a Celestial Message about Friendship
26 August 2017 | by (Indian, West Bengal) – See all my reviews

It is not a type of anime that a world should know.....as it don't contains any action or adventure....but It is a gift of a profound friendship...and these types of anime is really needed for progress of humanity.....yes this a kind of anime that made me cry whenever I give it a run.....so i satisfied with the part wise rating of IMDb but the overall rating(8.4) is not enough....it should be(8.7)....thanks for spending time to read my comment...


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