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Mystery Novel 'Another' To Be Animated

by dtshyk
Dec 3, 2010 8:55 AM | 53 Comments
According to Yomiuri Newspaper, an anime project of Ayatsuji Yukito's mystery novel "Another" was announced to get underway. Its manga adaptation has been serialized in Young Ace magazine since this April.

"Another" novel official webiste

In 1972, there was a charming girl Misaki in the class 3-3 of Yomiyama Junior High School. She suddenly passed away and her classmates decided out of grief to act as if she had been alive until they graduate the school. This goodwill had deformed the class ...

In 1998, Sakakibara Koichi is transferred to the class 3-3 and feels suspicious about the weird behavior of the classmates. He approaches a beautiful girl Misaki Mei, who wears an eye bandage and is always drawing pictures, but only to complicate the mystery. One day, a class representative Sakuragi Yukari is brutally killed, but the classmates behave as if they had known it beforehand. Koichi tries to find out the truth but ...

Source: Scan of Yomiuri

Another on MAL

20 of 53 Comments Recent Comments

as long as the mystery has twists then ill think its good, all good mystery's need to have twists to be good.

Jun 18, 2011 4:52 PM by ItsSoPringles

is this still coming? or delayed or anything?

Jun 18, 2011 4:40 PM by NoSounds

... sounds like another higurashi to me which is great =D

Dec 5, 2010 6:06 AM by sCr4G

It does sound quite interesting.

Dec 5, 2010 3:34 AM by AlexSadist-sama

Hmm, sounds interesting enough....
I guess i'll give it a shot....

Dec 5, 2010 3:32 AM by Koisola

sounds creepy...

might as well try watching it... :)

Dec 5, 2010 3:29 AM by agent535

finally something that SOUNDS interesting and does not involve moe or comedy bs :3

will give it a try once it comes out.

Dec 4, 2010 9:53 AM by Fai

oooooooooooh sounds interesting!
i shall watch this ;)

Dec 4, 2010 9:06 AM by tokidokimidori

doesn't sound too bad i mean i don't mind mysteries

Dec 4, 2010 8:47 AM by Mr_Gutts

Mystery ?
I am in =D

and the girl have Eye patch

Doublely Awesome

and if the novel is popular

Triplely Awesome

Dec 3, 2010 11:17 PM by Eternal_Shield

5camp said:
Aw no, not Another mystery novel.

Oh look, Another anime adaptation

At least there's Another anime to look forward to


Oh look, Another eyepatch girl

Dec 3, 2010 9:35 PM by herox3

I'd bet my money this one intended to being slotted for Noitamina summer slot.

Dec 3, 2010 9:17 PM by fertygo

Oh, definitely watching.

Dec 3, 2010 9:06 PM by underMebius

Really good; agreed to most people here
i want to see this too

Dec 3, 2010 8:56 PM by Ozaki

Awesome news! I love mystery, and it seems more straightforward and not full of spirits like Yakumo, which I reject calling it a mystery.

Dec 3, 2010 8:40 PM by AzureHakua

Looks awesome, definitely going to be watching this one.

Dec 3, 2010 8:12 PM by musashi7

Sounds interesting! Will look out for release date for the Anime.

Dec 3, 2010 6:38 PM by seb86

I want this.

However, the problem with mystery novel is that they are very dependent on the capability of animation studio.... If it gets the hand of Studio Deen or other crappy ones, it will be disastrous.

Dec 3, 2010 5:06 PM by ringoo4

These "mystery" series really aren't my kind of thing, assuming it's one of those that has a supernatural edge that makes it impossible to guess what is happening (the entire point of a mystery anime in the first place) Mononoke, Paranoia Agent and Boogiepop Phantom are the only anime that managed to make that work IMO so far, but this seems to be more along the lines of Higurashi and Shiki than the ones I mentioned.

Well, at least the manga is publishing in a seinen magazine, so I might check an episode out if I have nothing better to do.

Dec 3, 2010 3:47 PM by Rosa_FOEtida

Looks like my type of anime.

Will definitely watch.

Dec 3, 2010 3:11 PM by TadloS

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