written by Shuzo Oshimi
Bookworm Takao falls in love with Nanako but cannot express his feelings through words. Instead, he secretively acts out in a heat of passion which creates a huge scandal in the school. Yet there is one person who knows his true nature – and this girl will do anything to nurture what this Charles Baudelaire hides. Flowers of Evil is a top-ten manga in Japan today. Following the story of a lonely teen struggling to find his identity who cannot find the right words to say (except through the poetry of Baudelaire).