Shinsekai yori


From the New World

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Synonyms: Shin Sekai Yori
Japanese: 新世界より
English: From the New World
German: Shinsekai Yori: From the New World
Spanish: Shin Sekai Yori (Del Nuevo Mundo)
French: Shinsekai Yori
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Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 29, 2012 to Mar 23, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2012
Broadcast: Saturdays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Novel
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SuspenseSuspense
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.271 (scored by 276351276,351 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #2862
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #242
Members: 773,959
Favorites: 22,036

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Synopsis

In the town of Kamisu 66, 12-year-old Saki Watanabe has just awakened to her psychic powers and is relieved to rejoin her friends—the mischievous Satoru Asahina, the shy Mamoru Itou, the cheerful Maria Akizuki, and Shun Aonuma, a mysterious boy whom Saki admires—at Sage Academy, a special school for psychics. However, unease looms as Saki begins to question the fate of those unable to awaken to their powers, and the children begin to get involved with secretive matters such as the rumored Tainted Cats said to abduct children.

Shinsekai yori tells the unique coming-of-age story of Saki and her friends as they journey to grow into their roles in the supposed utopia. Accepting these roles, however, might not come easy when faced with the dark and shocking truths of society, and the impending havoc born from the new world.

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Staff

Oomatsu, Yutaka
Producer
Ishihama, Masashi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director


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"Yuki ni Saku Hana (雪に咲く花)" by Maria Akizuki (Kana Hanazawa) (eps 16)
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Ending Theme

1: "Wareta Ringo (割れたリンゴ)" by Saki Watanabe (Risa Taneda) (eps 1-16)
2: "Yuki ni Saku Hana (雪に咲く花)" by Maria Akizuki (Kana Hanazawa) (eps 17-24)




Reviews

Feb 21, 2014
Rewind back to the dawn of fall 2012, you are looking at the fall 2012 anime chart, and you pick probably 5-7 anime you are going to watch. But I can promise that the majority of you, as did I, most likely did not have Shinsekai Yori as a pick. During midst of 2013 I looked at Shinsekai Yori, the promotional picture did not catch my eye and the premises did not spark my interests. However, I did give it a shot and after finishing the anime I can promise that it is truly a spectacle, a diamond in the ruff.

The story takes place in ...
Feb 8, 2014
Mixed Feelings
There's often a point in one's life to acknowledge the possibility of another worldly phenomenon outside of our collective conscience from where we live that is in contrast with our ideals. This philosophical problem has always been a subject of discussion since Plato's "Allegory of the Cave," which chronicles how our limited understanding of the reality we perceive may not be what it seems since we're so entrenched in our society. Many works of fiction have dabbled this subject matter numerous times, with some succeeding and others failing. Unfortunately for Shinsekai Yori, it falls into the latter, but not entirely.

To start, the basic idea of ...
Nov 3, 2015
Shinsekai Yori, or From The New World, is a teen-oriented piece of dystopic speculative fiction, the latest addition in this new wave of teen fiction to which the success of Hunger Games has opened the doors.

The series follows the adventures of five kids, from their childhood to their adulthood, in a medieval-ish post apocalyptic setting, where the only human left are the one possessing a special psychic ability called "Cantus".

While the first episode is quite good, establishing the setting and the mysteries behind it ("what's the government hiding?", "how did the world get like this?"), the series pretty much falls downwards after that, with episode ...

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