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Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai. (あの日見た花の名前を僕達はまだ知らない, lit. "We Still Don't Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day."), also known as AnoHana for short, is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. The anime aired on Fuji TV's noitaminA block between April 15, 2011 and June 24, 2011.
An anime film was released in Japanese theaters on August 31, 2013. A novelization by Mari Okada was serialized in Media Factory's Da Vinci magazine from March to July 2011. A manga adaptation illustrated by Mitsu Izumi began serialization in the May 2012 issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine. A visual novel adaptation for the PlayStation Portable was released by 5pb. in August 2012. A television drama also premiered in August 2015 on Fuji TV.
A group of six childhood friends drift apart after one of them, Meiko "Menma" Honma, dies in an accident. Several years after the incident, the leader of the group, Jinta Yadomi, has withdrawn from society and lives as a recluse. One summer day, an older looking Menma appears before him and asks to have a wish granted, though she does not remember what it is. Forcing him to gather his estranged friends to help Menma pass on. But they face trouble trying to get the group to believe him, Menma's parents and the conflicts hidden within the group.