Another (アナザー) is a novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, a mainstream serialized chapters, a hard-cover version of the novel was published in Another, a novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, was translated from Japanese into Press for our work translating the book into English from Japanese. Another (アナザー, Anazā) is a Japanese mystery horror novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, published on . Kirika (霧果): Voiced by: Hitomi Harada (Japanese); Tiffany Grant (English): She is .. Original Japanese version published by Kadokawa Shoten.

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The book ends with the author’s afterword to the paperback edition and a 5-page analysis written by Sei Hatsuno. His reactions to the horrible things that he encounters always seem believable, as does his depression as he comes to believe that he could have done more to prevent the accidents.

I did, however, feel like the book dragged considerably and I grew increasingly frustrated with the main character, Koichi Sakakibara’s attempt to unravel the mystery of Mei Misaki and the strange curse of Class 3 at North Yomi school.

What about the year before? I could forgive that to a certain extent, but what I can’t quite bring myself to forgive, neither here nor in the anime, was the one important detail that Ayatsuji artificially hid from readers.

Please note that this review is based on the collected edition. I do like the blend of the two.

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He slowly learns of the third-year Class 3 curse, a pheno Pros: I don’t want to say too much because it will spoil the fun. The first half of the novel explores the “what” and “why” of the increasingly odd situation while the second reveals the engglish and “who.

Another is a book that I thoroughly reveled. A collapsed lung keeps him from attending the first week of class and he finds things… odd when he does start school.


ANOTHER (NOVEL) by Yukito Ayatsuji | Yen Press

Somehow I felt that. That’s scary as shit. The anime was probably scarier than the novel, too, since you get yukit on screen gruesome death in the anime than the novel. I grabbed this galley because I was really intrigued by the cover image.

However, there were many things that needed improvement, phrases that came across very awkwardly in English that I know wouldn’t have been so in Japanese.

I can’t wait to read the rest of Ayatsuji’s work. The anime also added a scene during the climax ehglish that wasn’t in the book, which I guess added to the action. Contents [ show ]. One thing that annoyed me was that the ending turned on a fact that the narrator ie Sakakibara knows, but you – the reader – do not. It’s been a while since I last saw the anime, but I think anothe was a fairly faithful adaptation, with the only translatino I can recall being a trip to the beach that was entirely invented for the anime and slight differences in the way some students died at the end.

Exit Tokyo Angel Beats!: As an honors student who was also good at sports, the student was popular in the class. As her past is slowly revealed, her behaviour at the beginning of the novel begins to make a lot more sense and she becomes a very loyal and capable friend for Sakakibara.

It settles down upon the reader within the very first chapter. Devastated by the loss, the students and teacher behaved like Misaki was still alive, leading to a strange presence on the graduation photo. While I enjoyed getting to revisit the mystery surrounding North Yomi’s third-year Class 3, I was a little disappointed at how stilted the writing or translation? And this wasn’t just a brief passing mention. Anyone can die, there’s no one out there to get you, you can get involved just because and that It also may have colored how I felt about him.


Yukito Ayatsuji slowly makes things just a little fuzzier, just a little more odd, playing up a growing sense of dread and wrongness throughout the pages.

While I personally think it worked better as an anime, I did enjoy reading this novel as a whole and would recommend it to yulito fans who are looking for something a little different. The class is soon caught up in a strange phenomenon, in which students and their relatives begin to die in often gruesome ways. Jan 05, Haiiro rated dnglish really liked it. So if you’re a reader who’s all about action and mayhem and doesn’t want to read a book that has pages of description and unanswered questions then this isn’t the book for you.


Another was originally written in Japanese and it’s obvious that this version is a translation. Mar 14, Bibliotropic rated it liked it Shelves: As a result, I found it to be very unsatisfying. Yomiyama North Middle School’s third-year Class 3 is cursed.

There is so much open for interpretation and so many aspects that are left unexplained. Misaki Something-something, or Something-something Misaki, there was a student with that name, 26 years ago.

Unfortunately, I have to say that this didn’t quite live up to my expectations. To stop the vicious cycle gripping his new school, Yukto decides to get to the bottom of the curse, but is he prepared for the horror that lies ahead? The ebook proved popular enough to justify producing a much more expensive hardcover for the printed release in the U.

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