Kuzu no Honkai


Scum's Wish

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: クズの本懐
English: Scum's Wish
German: Scum's Wish
Spanish: El Deseo de la Escoria
French: Kuzu No Honkai
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 13, 2017 to Mar 31, 2017
Premiered: Winter 2017
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:55 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Lerche
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.171 (scored by 301528301,528 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #31732
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #281
Members: 614,950
Favorites: 5,977

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Synopsis

To the outside world, Hanabi Yasuraoka and Mugi Awaya are the perfect couple. But in reality, they just share the same secret pain: they are both in love with other people they cannot be with.

Hanabi has loved her childhood friend and neighbor Narumi Kanai for as long as she can remember, so she is elated to discover that he is her new homeroom teacher. However, Narumi is soon noticed by the music teacher, Akane Minagawa, and a relationship begins to blossom between them, much to Hanabi's dismay.

Mugi was tutored by Akane in middle school, and has been in love with her since then. Through a chance meeting in the hallway, he encounters Hanabi. As these two lonely souls spend more time together, they decide to use each other as a substitute for the one they truly love, sharing physical intimacy with one another in order to stave off their loneliness.

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Staff

Higa, Yuuji
Producer
Andou, Masaomi
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Hata, Yoshito
Episode Director


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Mar 30, 2017
Mixed Feelings
There aren't many anime as uncomfortable as Kuzu no Honkai. It introduces itself as a melancholic tale of unrequited love, and quickly transforms into something far more ugly. The characters are relentlessly trampled upon, until, indeed, as the title might suggest, they are reduced to human trash.

It isn't necessary for a story to make you feel happy. There exist a wealth of fiction that, while depressing, and perhaps never even enjoyable, are still valuable for the message they are trying to make.

Kuzu no Honkai doesn't have that message. It is misery for misery's sake, existing almost exclusively to make you feel like crap. ...
Mar 30, 2017
***THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS***

My Opinion:
Did “School Days” get a second season? Oh, no, it’s Kuzu no Honkai, also known as one of the most popular and overrated anime series of winter 2017.
Kuzu no Honkai is an exaggeration of the love life experienced by high school students and watching it reminded me of a National Geographic documentary about mating rabbits I saw years ago.
While the show had some very good ideas, it failed in executing them, fact which made the show look more like a trainwreck rather than the “in-depth, mature” series it intended to be.
The plot is inconsistent and poorly executed for the ...
Mar 30, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Love is perhaps one of the most complicated feelings in the world. We may all have experienced sometimes in our lives. Whether it’s platonic, romantic, or parental, it’s something that humans feel because that’s who we are. As part of growing up, people learn to understand these feelings. Yet, there are also people who make stories out of their lives from such feelings, in ways that become so twisted and disjointed that they become scum. Welcome to Kuzu no Honkai, a show that gives the characters a chance to grow up.

As a manga reader, I was already prepared although it’s easy to judge by the ...

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