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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 Kayo Hinazuki 10 episodes, 2016
Christine Marie Cabanos ...
 Hiromi Sugita 9 episodes, 2016
Ayaka Nanase ...
Aoi Yûki ...
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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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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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To prepare for the English dubbing several of the actors watched the show beforehand. Erica Mendez admitted to having nightmares afterword. See more »

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Kayo Hinazuki: Are you stupid?
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Version of Bokudake ga Inai Machi (2017) See more »

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A must watch for anyone who likes Psychological Thrillers
19 February 2016 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

The basic premise of ERASED is not totally unique - Time Travel. There has been a lot of movies and shows based on this concept but ERASED stands apart for several reasons.

1) Pace:: The anime moves at a soothing pace. It's neither too fast nor too slow, but ideal and so, it never gets boring or too hard to follow.

2) Character Development:: There are a lot of anime in which even after watching 100-200 episodes, one would never feel empathetic with the characters. But in ERASED, even from episode 1, all the characters seem so real and you would really feel connected with at least one of them.

3) Narration:: This is one of the few anime which shows the lead character thinking out his strategy. Like Code Geass and Death Note, you will get a clear picture about the insights.

4) Animation Quality:: It has one of the best screenplays! There is also a lot of attention to details and colors are used very effectively to convey the message / emotions of the characters.

It is definitely worth a watch, especially given that it is a short series.


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