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FLCL Progressive


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: FLCL 2, Fooly Cooly Progressive, Furi Kuri Progressive
Japanese: フリクリ プログレ

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 28, 2018
Licensors: NYAV Post
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Original
Duration: 2 hr. 16 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.631 (scored by 12,397 users)
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Ranked: #52732
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Popularity: #1217
Members: 78,377
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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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Jul 8, 2018
GhostStorm (All reviews)
FLCL Progressive in every sense of the word is what people mean when they utter the phrase, “be careful what you wish for”. I should preface this review with a disclaimer. This isn’t the WORST show ever, but much like many sequels or reboots that are gravely mishandled, FLCL Progressive forgets that a sequel should not be a canvas for regurgitation but one for innovative ideas and building off old ones. But in the end this series ended up being pretty bad regardless. Now as I’ve grown older, I tend not to watch as much anime read more
Jul 8, 2018
dontcome (All reviews)
Nothing amazing ever happens in this sequel. Every second we spend watching it is like a whole lifetime of dying slowly.

Hyperbole aside, I'll just be upfront: I didn't want this to happen. For years I was happy and confident that FLCL was seemingly sequel-proof. It's a perfect little character piece that crystallizes its particular time and place, celebrates all the excess and id-groping of the anime medium, and does it with heart and literacy. Nothing about it needed any elaboration. You can just ignore bad sequels, yeah, but they somehow make the original less "special." I wanted FLCL to stay special. Leave it alone.

Naturally, they read more
Jul 8, 2018
Karhu (All reviews)
Matrix 3 was a masterpiece so why won't we give FLCL also a sequel it deserves.
- The team behind nu-FLCL, probably.

Our "sequel" is such an amazing piece that even its main character's personality is in contradiction with the point of the series. Naota wanted to be something somewhere else. He had several hard subject to deal with from love interests to his brother. His story was not only about coming-of-age, but a trip where he learnt to cope with himself and the world. In this nu-FLCL, Girl-whose-name-I-forgot is the epitome of emptiness. Person whose greatest merit is how little she cares about anything that read more
Jul 8, 2018
thesmore (All reviews)
Have you ever had that moment when you are in utter awe with how animation flows past your eyes with an interesting story? That's what I got in this wacky adventure. There has been a lot of complaints, but I will only address one of them right away. Its animation is creative and imaginative and it has the pacing like Gainax shows in the past. Where it falls, however, is that this animation is not consistent. What I mean by consistency is that at the start of every episode there is a dream sequence done by a new animator. SO I DO NOT SEE ANIMATION read more

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