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Another

Another

Alternative Titles

English: Another
Japanese: アナザー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2012 to Mar 27, 2012
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.041 (scored by 150244 users)
Ranked: #4472
Popularity: #32
Members: 234,419
Favorites: 4,409
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

When Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to his new school, he can sense something frightening in the atmosphere of his new class, a secret none of them will talk about. At the center is the beautiful girl Mei Misaki. Kouichi is immediately drawn to her mysterious aura, but then he begins to realize that no one else in the class is aware of her presence.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Another, Another
Prequel: Another: The Other - Inga
Other: Another: Misaki Mei - Shizuka ni

Characters & Voice Actors

Misaki, Mei
Misaki, Mei
Main
Rial, Monica
English
Rial, Monica
Takamori, Natsumi
Japanese
Takamori, Natsumi
...
Sakakibara, Kouichi
Sakakibara, Kouichi
Main
Ayres, Greg
English
Ayres, Greg
Abe, Atsushi
Japanese
Abe, Atsushi
...
Kirika
Kirika
Supporting
Grant, Tiffany
English
Grant, Tiffany
Harada, Hitomi
Japanese
Harada, Hitomi
Akazawa, Izumi
Akazawa, Izumi
Supporting
Boone, Jessica
English
Boone, Jessica
Yonezawa, Madoka
Japanese
Yonezawa, Madoka
...

Staff

Horikawa, Kenji
Producer, Planning
Ito, Yoshiyuki
Producer
Mizushima, Tsutomu
Director
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director



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Jan 11, 2012
czmp93
Another was one of those series which had me waiting eagerly for Mondays to arrive and wishing that the weekend would end sooner. For twelve weeks, it was my priority above all else to watch this amazing series, and to be honest, I'm already awaiting the release of the OVA in May. If I had to say what makes it so incredible, I would cite the short series length, the clever plot with a brilliant resolution, and outstanding animation as the main contributing factors, although the promise of blood will probably be enough for most people to decide whether this show is for them or read more
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Aug 16, 2014
weilunt0219
Curiously, I cannot figure out whether I enjoyed "Another" or not.

Story - 7. I think what I question most would be the story. Let's think about what a horror genre is. This could be quite different with each viewer, but I believe an anime of the horror genre is intended to scare the viewer. This leads me to think of jump scares, anxiety attacks, etc. etc. While "Another" did have the child genres mystery and thriller, I did not find it to be frightening. The ending became more scaring, as everything was in chaos and disarray, while they maintained the mystery and thriller even then, read more
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Recommendations

Guy moves into a town which holds a mystery that unravels troughout the show. Higurashi has some lighter slice of life episodes, but that's cool because it's pretty long including -kai.
Highly reccomend both
reportRecommended by arnxx - Add to favorites
Both give a similar feeling: New guy arrives to a little village, and certain dark events start happening that are somehow related to a young mysterious girl. Slow and creepy atmosphere that makes you want to find out what´s going on. Brilliant ost and VA´s. Personally I enjoyed Shiki more, because it gives a deeper development to its characters and a more intricate plot. Still, Both are awesome animes that will keep you thrilled till the end, so if you enjoyed one, you will probably enjoy the other.

Opening Theme

"Kyoumu Densen (凶夢伝染)" by ALI PROJECT

Ending Theme

"anamnesis" by Annabel

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