In the spring of , Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to Yomiyama North Middle School. In class, he develops a sense of unease as he notices that the people. A quick review of Another by Yukito Ayatsuji. The English hardback is decent (I show it off quite a bit here), although I did notice that holding it. ANOTHER” was originally serialized in the monthly literary magazine “Yasei Jidai ” from July It was written by Yukito Ayatsuji. Cover: Another (novel) Cover.
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Yen Press has licensed the original four-volume manga yukigo North America and released it as an omnibus. The characters are bare-bones at best, some of them rather forgettable in spite of playing a large role in the story.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Still, really good novel. There are elements of culture and events that the non-Japanese person or anime fan will miss unless they spend a bit of time googling, but I didn’t find this enough of an issue to deter me. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. And when a fellow student dies a disturbing death – the first of a long chain of deaths – Koichi seeks to learn the truth behind the curse of Class CS1 Japanese-language sources ja CS1 uses Japanese-language script ja Articles containing Japanese-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with Japanese-language external links.
He slowly learns of the third-year Class 3 curse, a pheno Pros: I saw the anime version a few years back when it came out. When the story behind the curse is revealed, the natural instinct is to try and piece together all of the clues to solve the mystery, but the subtext is so fluid and wonderfully masked in emotions, expressions, and specifically things that are not said that it’s wholeheartedly goddamn difficult to figure out the result.
A Novel by M. I don’t mind deleting my memory so that I get to have the experience of reading it for the first time again. View all 9 comments. Other books in this series. Jan 05, Haiiro rated it really liked it. The narrator’s purpose isn’t clear and first and by the end there are still many unanswered questions. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code.
To stop the vicious cycle gripping his new school, Koichi decides to get to the bottom of the curse, but is he prepared for the horror that lies ahead Class 3 is haunted by a vengeful spirit responsible for gruesome deaths in an effort to satisfy its spite.
Mar 29, Ng M. The class is soon caught up in a strange phenomenon, in which students and their relatives begin to die in often gruesome ways. But anyway, they’re fine as characters.
Yukito Ayatsuji slowly makes things just novsl little fuzzier, just a little more odd, playing up a growing sense of dread and wrongness throughout the pages.
It has the aura of an old-school Hitchcock psychological horror blended with a modern Japanese horror such as Runju, wh Another was originally written in Japanese and it’s obvious that this version is a translation.
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A sequel,  titled Anotherbegan serialization in Kadokawa Shoten’s Shosetsu Yasei Jidai magazine with the November issue, and as its name implies, takes place in Other offers may also be available.
Retrieved August 10, At least, Oh my God! People who viewed this item also viewed. Some things could be improved with better translation, but others are flaws inherent to the novel itself. Yes, Sakakibara tries to figure out the curse. Retrieved November 21, Ultimately the translation needed work, and I really hope it improves for volume 2.
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To ask other anothsr questions about Anotherplease sign up. Read more about the condition. Nov 12, Mook Woramon rated it really liked it. Who is the causality? Without context, even a small footnote, the reader is left wondering what’s going on, whether this is a dangling plot thread or a bit of bad translation or whether they’re actually expected to know about 15 year old Japanese crimes.
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When he starts a few days into the month of May, he meets a mysterious girl name Mei Misaki and he is warned about the “North Yomi Fundamentals” – superstitions that apparently exist to prevent the occurrence of untimely accidents.
I hope they accept my request. Works Debuts in January”. Retrieved February 16, Of course there are other things present in the movel that without being mentioned would make what happens to Sakakibara seem much less spooky. Just kidding, everyone dies. But can he get answers before the curse kills him? So if you’re a reader who’s all about act If you like creepy Japaneses high school stories with characters that are pretty messed up and a main character is so naive at times you wonder how they survive the rest of the book?