The “ANOHANA 10 YEARS AFTER Fes.” event on Saturday featured a stage reading that reveals what happened to the main characters 10 years after the end of the anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day anime. Original scriptwriter Mari Okada wrote the script, while director Tatsuyuki Nagai drew the storyboards and character designer Masayoshi Tanaka drew the illustrations. The event was streamed for two days on Saturday and Sunday.
Warning: Detailed spoilers below:
The event reveals the occupations of the Super Peace Busters and their current relationship statuses, while affirming the themes of the anime. It begins at the fateful “hide and seek” moment in the anime’s final episode. As Menma begins writing the messages to her friends, she wonders what they’ll be doing 10 years into the future.
The story then fast-forwards to a conversation between Anaru and Tsuruko 10 years later….