The term flower girls refers to young girls seen selling flowers. One is seen being ignored in the opening sequence. Other girls doing this appear throughout the anime.
The Flower Girl in episode 12 is credited as being voiced by Aya Endoh.
- Commons:File:India_-_Varanasi_girl_selling_flowers_-_0911.jpg shows that this is something done in modern India
- Wikipedia:Aerith Gainsborough about a fictional character with this occupation
- Wikipedia:Pygmalion (play) is a 1912 story about a flower-selling girl named Eliza Doolittle
- Wikipedia:The Flower Girl is a play written and set during the 1930s, adapted into a 1972 film, about a girl with this occupation.
- Wikipedia:The Little Match Girl is a similar concept except with selling matches on the street rather than flowers