The flowers of evil, the manga Shuzo Oshimi becomes a movie
The company Happinet has announced that it will produce the live action film inspired by the original manga The Flowers of Evil (Aku no Hana) by Shuzo Oshimi, the output of which is scheduled for 2019.
Noboru Iguchi (The Machine Girl, Yamishibai) directs the film, based on a screenplay written by Mari Okada (anohana, The Anthem of the Heart).
The film will be produced in collaboration with NTT Plala, Phantom Film and Kadakowa Daiei Studio; the latter will take care of distribution and advertising.
In Japan, The Flowers of Evil, was serialized between 2009 and 2014 on the pages of the magazine Bessatsu Shonen Magazine published by Kodansha (11 volumes); in Italy it was published by Planet Manga:
Takao Kasuga is fascinated by the masterpiece of Baudelaire, The flowers of evil. One day, in the wake of the pulse, is something I would not have ever had to do. So begins a slow descent into the land border between morality and immorality, aided by the blackmail of a classmate who has seen it all...
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