FLCL Progressive

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: FLCL 2, Fooly Cooly Progressive, Furi Kuri Progressive
Japanese: フリクリ プログレ
English: FLCL Progressive
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 28, 2018
Producers: TOHO
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Avant GardeAvant Garde, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, ParodyParody
Duration: 2 hr. 16 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.341 (scored by 4034040,340 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #75752
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1673
Members: 132,245
Favorites: 237

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Synopsis

Hidomi Hibajiri is a dissilusioned young girl who never takes off her headphones. Her whole life consists of going to school, helping out at her mother's cafe, and listening to music. And with nothing else to break the crippling monotony, she keeps her headphones on at all times. That is, until she is run over by a mysterious guitar-wielding woman.

That same night, a robot barges into Hidomi’s room along with a boy from her class, Ko Ide, and the kids are chased around town together. They're saved by the guitar-wielding woman from before, but now Hidomi's got a horn growing from her forehead? Who knows where these robots are coming from, what kind of vespa woman this weird guitar woman is warning her about, or what this thing on her forehead is, but it doesn't look like Hidomi is going to be able to ignore all this with headphones!

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

FLCL Progressive aired in the United States as a six-episode television series as part of the Toonami line-up on the Adult Swim programming block of Cartoon Network.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Aiko

Supporting
Kurosawa, Tomoyo
Japanese

Masurao

Supporting
Ohkura, Kouji
Japanese

Nogata, Marco

Supporting
Nakazawa, Masatomo
Japanese

Misaki

Supporting
Shimizu, Ayaka
Japanese

Yuuya

Supporting
Sugiyama, Riho
Japanese

Staff

Terashima-Furuta, Maki
Producer
Kawahara, Junichirou
Producer, Production Coordination, Production Assistant


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Ending Theme

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Reviews

Jul 14, 2022
Hi everybody, how are you?
Here is the most seriously ridiculous and ridiculously serious franchise I have ever seen.
To be brief, both this and the prequel touches on the subject of change and acceptance of it in adolescence, both in a way more related to puberty itself (as the original did) and the search for meaning and identity.
All this with a huge super over the top background subplot that has little to do with anything; and the continuation of Haruko's adventures to be with Atomsk.
It's basically the same old trusty FLCL with a fresher, more up-to-date style but with that message of wild youth, punk ...
Jun 14, 2023
Mixed Feelings
for a show naming itself 'progressive' after the rock genre of the same name, this show does shockingly little to progress the format of flcl past what it was in its original run. in fact, them even introducing a formula at ALL is a fundamental misunderstanding of flcl as a whole.

in japan it was even called flcl 2, but to reiterate i feel like they don't understand that the concept of not really having a story structure is what flcl is about. it just ends up feeling generic whenever the new characters (minus jinyu) are on screen and even the mecha fights felt uninteresting/uninspired at ...
Oct 10, 2023
This was a disappointment. Just finished my first rewatch after almost 3 years of first watching it and I didn't like it then and I don't like it now. The original FLCL was really just lightning in a bottle and they failed to capture it again. It feels like they go to the point of making fun of the fans of the original with how absurd the made Haruko, now don't get me wrong she was always crazy but they made her into some sort of cheap imitation of what they think Haruko is. The rest is also in the end just a copy of ...

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