It was announced that manga Boku dake ga Inai Machi is getting a TV anime adaptation. An official website for the anime was launched today. The anime is scheduled to air in Winter 2016.
Boku dake ga Inai Machi is written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe. It began serialization in June 2012 in seinen magazine Young Ace. The sixth volume of the manga is set to release on July 4. Previously, the manga was a finalist in the Manga Taisho Award for 2015, earning fourth place by having 57 points, and in 2014, the manga was a runner-up with 82 points. The manga was also featured in the 'Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2015 Rankings, ranking ninth place in the Male Readers' Top 20 category.
Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being forced to prevent deaths and catastrophes by being sent back in time before the incident occurred, repeating time until the accident is prevented. One day, he gets involved in an accident that has him framed as a murderer. Desperate to save the victim, he sends himself back in time only to find himself as a grade-schooler one month before fellow classmate Kayo Hinadzuki went missing. Satoru now embarks on a new quest: to save Kayo and solve the mystery behind her disappearance.