©2009 Takako Shimura,OHTA PUBLISHING COMPANY/Aoihana Committee

13th Animation Division Jury Selections

Sweet Blue Flowers

Animated TV series [Japan]

KASAI Kenichi


Do you remember your first love? This work by SHIMURA Takako is based on a love story between young women. After a ten-year lapse, MANJOME Fumi, who was a student at the elite Matsuoka GirlsÅf High School in Kamakura, meets her close childhood friend OKUDAIRA Akira. This is a fine, delicate love story that depicts girlsÅf unsteady feelings.