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FLCL: Alternative
Air date April 1, 2018
September 8, 2018 (English Dub)
Writer Hideto Iwai
Director Yutaka Uemura (Animation)
Storyboards Yutaka Uemura
Hiromi Tanaguchi
Kenta Ihara (Supervisor)

Flying Memory (フラメモ, Fura Memo) is the first episode of FLCL Alternative, and the 13th of the FLCL series.


Kana Koumoto is a seventeen year old girl, who one day meets a mysterious pink haired woman who tells her "Seventeen won't wait," and her and her friends, Mossan, Pets and Hijiri decide to build a bottle rocket.



  • Original Concept: Production I.G.
  • Executive Producers: Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, Jason DeMarco, Keiji Ohta
  • Production Supervisor: Katsuiji Morishita, Takayuki Oshima

English Cast


  • This episode aired for Adult Swim's annual April Fools' Day stunt, with English subtitles, ahead the premiere of the first episode of the second season.
  • The dub of the episode was premiered at San Diego Comic Con during the Adult Swim State Park.


  • Originally the word on the side of the bottle rocket is "UNIVERE" before being replaced by "UNIVERSE" in the finished shot.

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