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Boku dake ga inai machi 

29 year old Satoru Fujinuma is sent back in time 18 years to prevent the events leading to his mother's death, which began with a series of kidnappings in his 5th grade year.
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 Satoru Fujinuma (29-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
Shinnosuke Mitsushima ...
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 Satoru Fujinuma (10-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
Minami Takayama ...
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 Satoru Fujinuma (10-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
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 Gaku Yashiro 10 episodes, 2016
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 Sachiko Fujinuma 10 episodes, 2016
Mitsuru Miyamoto ...
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Christine Marie Cabanos ...
 Hiromi Sugita 9 episodes, 2016
Ayaka Nanase ...
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Yukitoshi Kikuchi ...
Akari Kitô ...
Erica Mendez ...
 Kenya Kobayashi 8 episodes, 2016
You Taichi ...
Bobby Thong ...
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 Akemi Hinazuki 6 episodes, 2016
Jade Dennis
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 Airi Katagiri 5 episodes, 2016
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 Jun 'Yuuki' Shiratori 5 episodes, 2016
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Storyline

Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being able to prevent deaths and casualties by being sent back in time before an incident occurrs, repeating time until it is prevented. One day, he gets involved in a catastrophic affair that turns him into a criminal. Desperate to prevent the incident, he gets sent back in time only to find himself as a grade-schooler. Satoru brings himself to a new journey; using his abilty to prevent the past from changing into a deplorable future.

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7 January 2016 (Japan)  »

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The Town Without Me  »

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All moments taking place at the start of the story in the present are presented in full screen 16:9 aspect ratio, while all scenes set in the past or Satoru's childhood are presented in cinematic widescreen 2.39:1. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Kayo Hinazuki: Are you stupid?
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Remade as Bokudake ga inai machi (2016) See more »

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"Are you stupid?"
3 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

Everything about this anime has a unique atmosphere which you can feel from the first episode.

Story: Some people like to compare this anime to Stein's Gate because it involves some time traveling. Other people wondered about the mystery and crime genre and compared it to Death Note. This anime is neither of them. It doesn't revolve around time traveling as the main idea or the plot of the story. Also, it doesn't involve that much darkness and crime twist as Death Note. It is about loneliness and friendship, courage and hesitation, evil and good, family and abuse; It is about a lot.

Art: The art in the anime is much better than the manga. It is also somehow unique than other animes I 've watched. You will unlikely to find mistakes while watching that may disturb you. The art is very well done.

Sound: It just got me in the story. I didn't feel that there is a SOUND being played. I just felt the story going before my eyes while I am feeling it.

Characters: I felt the characters as they're real. Actually, I think the characters are taken from real persons. The characters, their backgrounds, feelings and complications are very well put. You can watch the character grow up and evolve as you march through the anime.

Enjoyment: YOU WILL NEVER GET BORED WATCHING THIS ANIME.

Overall: I gave this anime 10/10


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