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.
Reviews
Popularity
1,748 ( 135)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2016  
Top Rated TV #185 | 1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Parasyte: The Maxim (TV Series 2014)
Animation | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

17-year-old Shinichi Izumi is partially infected by a Parasyte; monsters that butcher and consume humans. He must learn to co-exist with the creature if he is to survive both the life of a Parasyte and human, as part monster, part person.

Stars: Adam Gibbs, Aya Hirano, Brittney Karbowski
Steins;Gate (TV Series 2011)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Six childhood friends have grown apart over the years following the death of one of them, Menma. The original 'leader' of this friend group, Jintan, is currently aimless in life and it is ... See full summary »

Stars: Griffin Burns, Ray Chase, Erica Lindbeck
Death Parade (TV Series 2015)
Animation | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

After death, humans go to either heaven or hell. But for some, at the instant of their death, they arrive at the Queen Decim, a bar attended by the mysterious white-haired Decim.

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Tomoaki Maeno, Alex Organ
Shigatsu wa kimi no uso (TV Series 2014)
Animation | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A piano prodigy who lost his ability to play after suffering a traumatic event in his childhood is forced back into the spotlight by an eccentric girl with a secret of her own.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Risa Taneda, Ayane Sakura
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Ghouls are terrifying creatures which feed on human flesh. When Kaneki is almost killed in an attack, he transforms into a half-ghoul, half-human hybrid and is forced to adapt to their lifestyle in order to survive.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Sora Amamiya, Kenny Green
Anazâ (TV Series 2012)
Animation | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young man named, Koichi Sakakibara, transfers to a new school where he finds himself drawn into a mystery involving a mysterious girl and a series of gruesome deaths.

Stars: Atsushi Abe, Natsumi Takamori, Tomoaki Maeno
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Shortly after being summoned to a new world, Subaru Natsuki and his new female companion are brutally murdered. But then he awakes to find himself in the same alley, with the same thugs, the same girl, and the day begins to repeat.

Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Rie Takahashi, Inori Minase
Mob Psycho 100 (TV Series 2016)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A middle school boy tries to keep his esper powers under control while attempting to live a normal life.

Stars: Jade Dennis, Setsuo Ito, Kyle McCarley
Zankyou No Terror (TV Series 2014)
Animation | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Tokyo has been decimated by a terrorist attack, and the only clue to the culprit's identity is a bizarre internet video. While paranoia spreads, two mysterious children form "Sphinx," a ... See full summary »

Stars: Kaito Ishikawa, Soma Saito, Atsumi Tanezaki
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Jun Fukuyama
Noragami (TV Series 2014)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A minor god seeking to gain widespread worship teams up with a human girl he saved to gain fame, recognition and at least one shrine dedicated to him.

Stars: Hiroshi Kamiya, Maaya Uchida, Yuki Kaji
Edit

Cast

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)
Tao Tsuchiya ...
 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)
Christine Marie Cabanos ...
 Hiromi Sugita (9 episodes, 2016)
Ayaka Nanase ...
 Osamu (9 episodes, 2016)
Aoi Yûki ...
 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
(5 episodes, 2016)
...
 Misato (5 episodes, 2016)
...
 Airi Katagiri (5 episodes, 2016)
...
 Jun 'Yuuki' Shiratori (5 episodes, 2016)
Edit

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 January 2016 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

The Town Without Me  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Series composer, Yuki Kajiura had read the manga prior to being hired to write the music. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Kayo Hinazuki: Are you stupid?
See more »

Connections

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An incredible thriller
19 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

Erased started out as a very interesting decent anime. It already had gotten attention on just episode one. But it made insane progress on MyAnimeList. On merely episode two it was already rising through the ranks of MyAnimeList. By episode three it was already within the top 20 of the website, and with the release of episodes 4 and 5, it broke through the top TEN, an incredibly rare occasion considering the numerous episodes and efforts put into the other classic shows (such as Your Lie in April or even Code Geass). As I type this up now, with the show having 7 episodes, it is already at 6th place, threatening to overtake the legendary Hunter V. Hunter! Even though it is based on a manga, and its pace may feel a bit quick, it is still excellent for a 12-episode anime. With a very nice soundtrack and voicing, along with beautiful scenes combined with the very tense plot along with good characters, this anime brings the manga to life! With a less obvious display of the murderer than the manga, and with full suspense making the watcher want to know more, tortured by the weekly cliffhanger, Erased is looking to be one of the best anime of 2016--if not of all time! You should watch it if you like murder mystery, mind-games, psychology, tension, along with some supernatural powers.

Even so, be warned that the anime is not perfect. The ending may disappoint some who were expecting a red herring-- but those who have read the manga will not be surprised. Even so, the overall characters are in-depth, the tension is taut, and this anime is very good.

FYI: the highest this anime has been was in 4th place, threatening to overtake Gintama and/or Steins;Gate!


12 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?