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Scum's Wish 

Kuzu no honkai (original title)
A perfect couple struggles under a secret longing each has for someone else.






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Series cast summary:
Chika Anzai Chika Anzai ...  Hanabi Yasuraoka 12 episodes, 2017
Shintarô Asanuma Shintarô Asanuma ...  Kirishima Atsuya 12 episodes, 2017
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Mugi Awaya 12 episodes, 2017
Greg Cote Greg Cote ...  Mugi Awaya 12 episodes, 2017
Maggie Flecknoe ...  Akane Minagawa 12 episodes, 2017
Kate Higgins ...  Hanabi Yasuraoka 12 episodes, 2017
Aya Hisakawa ...  Hanabi's Mother 12 episodes, 2017
Xanthe Huynh ...  Noriko Kamomebata 12 episodes, 2017
Shiori Izawa Shiori Izawa ...  Noriko Kamomebata 12 episodes, 2017
Brittney Karbowski ...  Noriko Kamomebata 12 episodes, 2017
Cassandra Lee Morris ...  Sanae Ebato 12 episodes, 2017
Adam Noble Adam Noble ...  Narumi Kanai 12 episodes, 2017
Kenji Nojima Kenji Nojima ...  Narumi Kanai 12 episodes, 2017
Michelle Ruff ...  Akane Minagawa 12 episodes, 2017
Molly Searcy Molly Searcy ...  Sanae Ebato 12 episodes, 2017
Nobunaga Shimazaki ...  Mugi Awaya 12 episodes, 2017
Avery Smithhart Avery Smithhart ...  Hanabi Yasuraoka 12 episodes, 2017
Aki Toyosaki Aki Toyosaki ...  Akane Minagawa 12 episodes, 2017
Natalie Jones Natalie Jones ...  Additional Voices 9 episodes, 2017
Alexandra Bedford Alexandra Bedford ...  Additional Voices 8 episodes, 2017
Ned Gayle Ned Gayle ...  Additional Voices 8 episodes, 2017
Kyle Jones ...  Additional Voices 8 episodes, 2017
Joel McCray Joel McCray ...  Additional Voices 6 episodes, 2017
Yûsuke Kobayashi Yûsuke Kobayashi ...  Takuya Terauchi 5 episodes, 2017
Gabriel Regojo Gabriel Regojo ...  Takura Terauchi 5 episodes, 2017
Crystal Ruiz Crystal Ruiz ...  Additional Voices 5 episodes, 2017


School students Mugi Awaya and Hanabi Yasuraoka appear to be the ideal couple. They are both pretty and popular, and they seem to suit each other well. However, outsiders don't know of the secret they share. Both Mugi and Hanabi have hopeless crushes on someone else, and they are only dating each other to soothe their loneliness. Mugi is in love with Akane Minagawa, a young teacher who used to be his home tutor. Hanabi is also in love with a teacher, a young man who has been a family friend since she was little. In each other, they find a place where they can grieve for the ones they cannot have, and they share physical intimacy driven by loneliness. How long can things stay like this for them?

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Release Date:

13 January 2017 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Remade as Scum's Wish (2017) See more »

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World's No.#1 Anime in using Significant Animation
27 December 2017 | by SaptarshiForYouSee all my reviews

I usually don't like this sex appealing and depressing animes. But at least in my whole life I, at last came upon a masterpiece anime which used animation beyond everyone's out reach expectation. I have to say it is not an anime to enjoy or for enjoyment(except sexual actions), but if you focus on the story plot and the sequence story telling, You can surely notice it had a really storng, dark, social outcast, Realic plot.

So I therefore request the viewers, "Plz don't watch this show if you are here only for entertainment. If it's for learning Love then you can watch through. But please never ever tell this and reamark is as bad. If you don't like it, it's ok everyone has his own perspective but never discourage other viewers, they might like it".

and now for this plot to be worth heavy:- 1. You can watch other animes, Romantic and love stories. You may like them as they have journey, struggle and Lovey-dovey scenes, it's really heart warming. But did you have any proof that those kind of romance is really exists in our life.....I think No, they are just our melancholic imagination.

2. But this anime the love which prevails is actually totally exists. Same Gender Attraction, Sibling complex, Love failure and revengeful lust, Jealousy is fullfiled the anime. And it is all about realistic social concept of our day to day life...... Yes It exists even in our society

3. At last which made this anime worlds no 1, its animation representation. What to say I really lost my words. Everyone know Shakespeare is known for his legendrical use of significant Monochoromic words and explanation. So For this anime, "Scum's Wish" it also has such quite impact overall animation. The dilamic use is spiritual so go and watch it...I recommand it

at last but not least It has scientific describtion of love in a social dark manner. Opening and ending songs clearly proves it.

Thanks for giving me the chance to review my best dark reality anime , 'Kuzo no Honkai'. If you don't get the real concept then you are not enough mature to watch it. Yes it is not that the anime is not worthy for you, it is that you are not worthy for this anime to catch up. Good Bye. Hope you have a happy day.

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