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Japanese: Another
English: Another
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 3, 2010 to Dec 3, 2011
Genres: Drama Drama, Horror Horror, Mystery Mystery
Themes: Gore Gore, School School
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Young Ace
Authors: Kiyohara, Hiro (Art), Ayatsuji, Yukito (Story)

Statistics

Score: 7.651 (scored by 2863928,639 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #17662
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #220
Members: 58,866
Favorites: 1,611

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Synopsis

During the spring of 1998 in the town of Yomiyama, Kouichi Sakakibara is supposed to start classes at a new school. Unfortunately, he is stuck in the hospital due to a collapsed lung. When he is wandering the hospital, he meets a dark-haired girl named Mei Misaki wearing his new school's uniform—an innocent chance encounter that will have more repercussions than he knows.

When Sakakibara is finally able to attend classes at Yomiyama North Middle School, he notices his classmates treat Misaki as if she doesn't exist. He tries to uncover the mystery around her, but his classmates' behavior only gets stranger. And when fellow students in Class 3-3 inexplicably begin dying horrible deaths, Sakakibara begins to question a link between Misaki and the rising body count.

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Background

Another was published in English in a complete omnibus by Yen Press on October 29, 2013 and in Polish by Japonica Polonica Fantastica from 2013 to 2014.

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Jan 30, 2015
The human mind is an amazing thing.

The premise of this curse in this class is that there was a kid, 26 year prior to the story, who was well loved, athletic, smart, and all that wonderful stuff. However, he met an untimely end – but because of how shocking it was and how much they didn’t want to believe it, the class refused to believe his death. So much so, they believed that he was part of the class still. And yet, when the graduation photo was taken and developed, the kid, Misaki, showed up on the picture.

Ever since then, there is an “extra” person ...
Apr 8, 2012
Another was something new for me. I've never read or watched any horror manga or anime before, so... well, I was prepared to be terrified. I switched to the manga as the safer option--after nearly wetting myself watching the first two episodes of the anime--and it definitely lived up to that. Another wasn't scary. At all.

It started out quite interesting. I was curious to know what was going on, and it did keep me guessing all the way through--whether this was in a good way or not, I'm not entirely sure. In volume two a lot is explained... but badly. Conversations are disjointed and hard ...
Feb 22, 2013
The only reason that I read this is because people have been saying that this is very different from the anime version. After reading it, I have to agree with it. Now I'll try not to get into too much spoilers of both the anime and manga versions, but I'll mention the ones that I felt stood out the most in the difference between the two.

Story 8/10: The story in this is very good and very original (to my knowledge at this time). It is about a curse that has occurred 26 years before the main story takes place. It being ...

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