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She’s Got Me So Confused

FLCL

By Kazuya Tsurumaki

4 Apr, 2019

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FLCL is a six-part anime series written by Yōji Enokido, and directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki. It was released in 2000 and 2001

Twelve-year-old Naota Nandaba lives with his father and grandfather in backwater Mabase. He grudgingly tolerates the uninvited attentions of high-schooler Mamimi Samejima. 

It’s a humdrum life. To quote Naota, 

Nothing amazing happens here. Everything is ordinary.”

Enter attractive maniac Haruko Haruhara, who 

  • runs Naota down with her Vespa; 

  • gives him CPR

  • wallops him in the head with her guitar. 

It’s not madness, although Haruko is dubiously sane. She has a plan.… 

Soon after finding himself lip-locked with the madcap Haruko, Haoto finds himself struggling with ill-timed protrusions. 


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