Jinta Yadomi is peacefully dwelling as a recluse, spending his days away from faculty and enjoying video video games at house as an alternative. One sizzling summer time day, his childhood buddy, Meiko “Menma” Honma, seems and pesters him to grant a forgotten want. He pays her no thoughts, which annoys her, however he would not actually care. In spite of everything, Menma already died years in the past.
At first, Jinta thinks that he’s merely hallucinating as a result of summer time warmth, however he’s afterward satisfied that what he sees actually is the ghost of Menma. Jinta and his group of childhood pals grew aside after her premature demise, however they’re drawn collectively as soon as extra as they attempt to lay Menma’s spirit to relaxation. Re-living their ache and guilt, will they be capable to discover the energy to assist not solely Menma transfer on—however themselves as properly?
The first Blu-ray volume, which went on sale on June 29, 2011, sold greater than 31,000 copies within the first week of launch. At the time, that first week gross sales determine was the third highest for a primary volume Blu-ray launch of a tv anime, after Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica (2011) and K-On! (2009). AnoHana received a Jury Choice award within the Animation division of the 15th Japan Media Arts Festival.
Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai. reunites the lead production workers of the 2008 anime series Toradora! It was first teased in December 2010 as a joint production of Aniplex, Fuji Tv, and animation studio A-1 Photos beneath the title AnoHana Mission. The sequence is ready within the metropolis of Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture.
A visual novel adaptation for the PlayStation Portable, which diverges from the story of the anime and incorporates an authentic ending, was developed by Guyzware and printed by 5pb. on August 30, 2012. AnoHana was additionally tailored right into a special live-action tv drama, which aired on Fuji Television on September 21, 2015.