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Aku no Hana  
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The story opens as middle school student Takao Kasuga receives an F on a math test. But he doesn't even seem to notice because he's too engrossed in surreptitiously reading Baudelaire's "The Flowers of Evil". And the day goes downhill from there. In a moment of weakness, he finds and takes home the gym clothes belonging to sweet, pretty Nanako Saeki on whom he has a major crush. Unfortunately for Takao, there's a witness to the theft: Nakamura, who has a huge chip on her shoulder and a sadistic streak.
As the saga unfolds, we see Takao struggling to decide whether to confess or cover up his misdeeds at the same time that he tries to win over the girl of his dreams, and avoid the blackmail attempts of Nakamura, his new ”BFF.”


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Associated Names
Flowers of Evil (OSHIMI Shuzo)

Groups Scanlating
Craptastic Scans
Doomed Dane
Futari wa Pretty Anon

Latest Release(s)
c.57 (end) by The Last Chapter over 3 years ago
c.56 by TripleSevenScans over 3 years ago
c.55v2 by TripleSevenScans over 4 years ago
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Status in Country of Origin
11 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 4, Chap 20

User Reviews

4 topics, 12 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.9 / 10.0 (773 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.85 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 9th 2018, 1:12am PST



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English Publisher
Vertical (11 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #534 decreased(-17)
Monthly Pos #647 decreased(-21)
3 Month Pos #727 increased(+9)
6 Month Pos #741 decreased(-32)
Year Pos #688 decreased(-35)

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On 1740 reading lists
On 1094 wish lists
On 1530 completed lists
On 104 unfinished lists
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Forum Posts
What is the name of illness Nakamura has? over 3 years ago
Aku no Hana Ends Next Month over 3 years ago
Anime adaption of Aku no Hana confirmed. over 4 years ago
Interesting (Possible Spoilers) over 5 years ago

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Not for me   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by moonmystery
February 12th, 2014, 11:17pm
I acknowledge the worth people see in this manga. I read up to the latest chapter, and honestly I was intrigued.

But, in the end, this kind of story with the pervy content is not for me. I'm just more for the fluffy stuff. Oh well, I'll give the manga its deserved credit though. 8/10!

p.s. i hate the main male character, but I guess his actions are influenced by the beachball of a woman. bigrazz

... Last updated on February 12th, 2014, 11:17pm
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Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by jackblk
January 21st, 2014, 8:18am
It's sick. That's my own opinion, but well, it's a good one i think. Worth reading if you can handle the "sick". I don't feel fine reading it when the plot seems "sick" to me.

Try it smile
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Thrillingly Impressive; Causing Great Impact   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Fantasier
September 29th, 2013, 8:29am
It's hard to find a manga like this Well, I think there is probably only one. The manga is the oh-so-unique. Some friends have asked me what this manga is about, I can't reply them with anything but 'It's about perverts' which really is true, and best explained.

So how come a manga about pervs deserves a 9.5?

It's quite hard to answer. I would say that the manga causes great impact on anyone who dares to read, and can bear reading it to the (first?) climax at around the middle of the story. Maybe what the press like to say is true: entertaining medias have effects on audiences. I almost literally become a perv myself after reading for a while! The work is strangely entertaining, and thrillingly impressive. The characters seem so real that I, figuratively, almost confuse them with reality. Their relationships are developed interestingly with lots of dark twists. This series is perfect for someone who like manga with dark themes.

You may not see much manga-ness in this series, yet only this as a manga can accomplish its job.

Is it that great? Yep, it's that great and worthwhile!

... Last updated on October 1st, 2013, 8:52am
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One of the best   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Cruz
April 19th, 2013, 10:04pm
It's such a long time since I've read a wonderful manga like this. Not easy for one that looking for something funny and energetic. It's somehow dark but very realistic and mysterious. No real murder, no real monster but you can find it inside characters' souls. I'm so in love with Saeky, what a poor girl. I'm still hoping she will soon come back to Kasuga and they live happily till the end of life (though it would never get real because Nakamura is the real female potagonist). Mangas like these make me really love being a human more and more!

... Last updated on April 27th, 2013, 7:25pm
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Made me feel uncomfortable, in a good way.   
Rating: N/A
by Hydralysk
February 2nd, 2013, 12:52pm
A very dark and twisted manga that's nonetheless compelling. I read it in bursts and I really enjoyed it, though if you're not going to like it if you're looking for a standard manga romance plot. If you like stories about characters with deep psychological problems then this will be right up your alley.
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Great series, so far, but not for everyone   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by ZanathKariashi
February 1st, 2013, 12:28pm
While it got off to a slow start, the series has definitely taken off in recent chapters and is hard to put down till there's no more left to read. The subject matter though becomes increasingly dark however, and might not be for everyone.
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its good~   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by kimiz
August 17th, 2012, 8:50am
Its a good manga. Its refreshing due to the dark nature that you rarely see, but not too dark where it pisses you off and makes you want to smack something. I like how the story progresses and how the characters develop.
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This is...   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Leris
June 30th, 2012, 1:26am
When I read into a few chapters of this manga, I though, this is sick.
But after I've read until chapter 26
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
well, it's still sick.

... Last updated on June 30th, 2012, 1:33am
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Verix
May 25th, 2012, 7:44am
I swear to god this manga is batshit insane, but I seriously started sweating reading it because I found it to be REALLY exciting (in a weird kind of way). As others said the main lead is pretty pathetic but as long as you fastforward the self-deprecating bits this is a pretty unique story. I enjoyed reading it, can't wait for the conclusion.
I'm usually not one for the dark/twisted genre but found this one to be superb. Odd to see such a low rating, I found this to be miles more interesting then "Onani Master Kurosawa".
Recommended if you're in for a wicked ride, but do keep it mind it's pretty self-destructive if I had to call it a name.

... Last updated on May 25th, 2012, 8:04am
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I love this manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by darx
May 13th, 2012, 12:24am
Its dark twisted i love the character development and how it manages to make every chapter interesting
im sticking with this until its finished, i've never read something like this before. awesome and refreshing.
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