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Mar 8, 2014
No.6 (Manga) add (All reviews)
After watching the anime, I was desperate to find more of Shion & Nezumi's story, and discovered the manga was being published in Japan. The anime was only a half season and truly lacks much of the depth and story that the manga and novel include.
note: I have not read the official English translation of the manga. I am reading the Japanese versions.

Deep and intriguing, as if the premise of No.6 wasn't interesting enough already, there are many underlying and interweaving layers of the story. Things are truly not as they seem, but go much further than many other "ideal but not so ideal read more
May 22, 2013
Note: this review is written in the hindsight of seeing both the anime and the manga, and my feelings are a product of the combination of the two. Please keep this in mind. I was introduced to this manga through the anime which at the point I am writing is still airing.

Aku no Hana is a dark coming-of-age manga that explores very deeply into the Japanese "psyche" that is 変体 or 'hentai'. It is very important to note that the translation of hentai is not the common association of 'pervert' in a sexual manner, but rather "deviant". (While watching different subtitles from different subbing groups read more
Dec 3, 2012
As a frequent of deviantART, normally when a new anime or manga gets huge, it`s quite easy to find out about it - it`s normally all over the front page, or the artists you watch are screaming about it in their journals. That`s how I found out about many shows I love, such as Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, No.6 and more. It`s also how I found out about Hetalia.

I went in to watch Hetalia with the same mind as any show I have watched. People on DA really, really like it, there`s nothing that seems bad about it from the fanart I have seen, read more