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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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Series cast summary:
...  Satoru Fujinuma (29-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
Shinnosuke Mitsushima ...  Satoru Fujinuma (29-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
...  Satoru Fujinuma (10-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
Minami Takayama ...  Sachiko Fujinuma 12 episodes, 2016
...  Satoru Fujinuma (10-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
...  Gaku Yashiro 10 episodes, 2016
...  Sachiko Fujinuma 10 episodes, 2016
Mitsuru Miyamoto ...  Gaku Yashiro / ... 10 episodes, 2016
...  Kayo Hinazuki 10 episodes, 2016
...  Hiromi Sugita 9 episodes, 2016
Ayaka Nanase ...  Osamu 9 episodes, 2016
...  Kayo Hinazuki 9 episodes, 2016
...  Osamu 8 episodes, 2016
Yukitoshi Kikuchi ...  Kazu 8 episodes, 2016
Akari Kitô ...  Hiromi Sugita 8 episodes, 2016
Erica Mendez ...  Kenya Kobayashi 8 episodes, 2016
You Taichi ...  Kenya Kobayashi 8 episodes, 2016
Bobby Thong ...  Kazu 8 episodes, 2016
...  Akemi Hinazuki 6 episodes, 2016
Jade Dennis ...  Additional Voices 5 episodes, 2016
...  Misato 5 episodes, 2016
...  Airi Katagiri 5 episodes, 2016
...  Jun 'Yuuki' Shiratori 5 episodes, 2016
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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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The opening theme song "Re:Re" by Asian Kung-Fu Generation wasn't written for the show specifically but licensed for the show instead, while not unheard of it is rather unusual. See more »

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

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Wow.., Amazing Show!
26 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

So right from the description I knew this was going to be good, and as predicted I was dead on(at least for my tastes). This is one of the best titles I've seen yet. In ever aspect, the story is just spectacular, artwork & character designs are appealing, music is great. I have no real flaws with this as a person who has only seen the anime that is, apparently the manga has much more detail towards the later of the show but from what it shows I think it does just fine. This show gave me a feeling of Steins;Gate & Death Note. It was very well thought out & makes you think, every single episode leaves you with suspense that could kill. For me there's nothing else to even say. Don't look up any details about this, just watch it & you will not be disappointed.

4.8/5 Why? Its spectacular, the story is so good. Every episode leaves you dying to watch the next. Artwork & animation is great. Music is awesome, the OP & ED are so catchy you can listen to them for days without tiring. All the characters are great. Its so close to perfection for me, my only wish (not a complaint) is that they would have just given it another 1-2 episodes & included the details that were missing from the manga. But even with that being said its perfectly fine the way it was done. I can almost guarantee anyone that watches this will enjoy it very much, & go on to add this to one of there all time favorites.


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