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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ben Diskin ...  Satoru Fujinuma (29-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
Shinnosuke Mitsushima Shinnosuke Mitsushima ...  Satoru Fujinuma (29-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
Michelle Ruff ...  Satoru Fujinuma (10-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
Minami Takayama Minami Takayama ...  Sachiko Fujinuma 12 episodes, 2016
Tao Tsuchiya ...  Satoru Fujinuma (10-years-old) 12 episodes, 2016
David W. Collins ...  Gaku Yashiro 10 episodes, 2016
Sara Cravens ...  Sachiko Fujinuma 10 episodes, 2016
Mitsuru Miyamoto Mitsuru Miyamoto ...  Gaku Yashiro / ... 10 episodes, 2016
Stephanie Sheh ...  Kayo Hinazuki 10 episodes, 2016
Christine Marie Cabanos ...  Hiromi Sugita 9 episodes, 2016
Ayaka Nanase Ayaka Nanase ...  Osamu 9 episodes, 2016
Aoi Yûki ...  Kayo Hinazuki 9 episodes, 2016
Ryan Bartley ...  Osamu 8 episodes, 2016
Yukitoshi Kikuchi Yukitoshi Kikuchi ...  Kazu 8 episodes, 2016
Akari Kitô Akari Kitô ...  Hiromi Sugita 8 episodes, 2016
Erica Mendez Erica Mendez ...  Kenya Kobayashi 8 episodes, 2016
You Taichi You Taichi ...  Kenya Kobayashi 8 episodes, 2016
Bobby Thong Bobby Thong ...  Kazu 8 episodes, 2016
Carrie Keranen ...  Akemi Hinazuki 6 episodes, 2016
Mela Lee ...  Misato 5 episodes, 2016
Cherami Leigh ...  Airi Katagiri 5 episodes, 2016
Max Mittelman ...  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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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 January 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Town Without Me See more »

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2.35 : 1
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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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Version of Bokudake ga inai machi (2016) See more »

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masterpiece
19 February 2016 | by martin-sieversSee all my reviews

up till this point i have not bothered having an account on IMDb, but after seeing this anime i just had to make make a review, its just that good!

the plot keeps you on the edge of your toes the whole time while the protagonist tries to change the unfortunate events from the past and present. the character development is amazing and you grow more and more attached to the characters as the time moves toward the darker and terrible events. There are moment in the anime which are utterly heartwrenching and other which make you feel happily warm inside. The music is just fantastic and sets the mood where it needs to be while also using silence to great effect.

The similar themed anime called steins gate was a damn near perfect series, but Boku dake ga Inai Machi is just THAT much better.

i give it 10 out of 10 a must watch for every anime fan with a taste for mature and thoughtprovoking plots.


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