In the spring of , Kouichi Sakakibara transfers to Yomiyama North Middle School. In class, he develops a sense of unease as he notices that the people. Another (アナザー, Anazā) is a Japanese mystery horror novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, published on .. A re-release of the bunkobon edition featuring illustrations by Noizi Ito was released under the imprint Sneaker English version by Yen Press . Free shipping. Another by Yukito Ayatsuji (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! . Free shipping. Battle Angel Alita Deluxe Edition 4 by Yukito Kishiro: New.

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Amazon Kindle 0 editions. That’s scary as shit. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. One other thing that deserves to be pointed out here is that the novel also assumes that the reader ayasuji familiar with what a Japanese person in would be familiar with, right down to recent crimes.

To stop the vicious cycle gripping his new school, Koichi decides to get to the bottom of the curse, but is he prepared for the horror that lies ahead? I really want to rad the novel, especially since I haven’t finished either the manga or the anime. Views Read Edit View history.

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It settles down upon the reader within the very first chapter. Another Novel cover art.

See all onestopanimeshop has no other items editikn sale. What I can find fault with, however, is the actual translation of the novel.

Is there actually a vengeful spirit englieh the book? Strider66 Oct 31, Ayatsuji is particularly well-known for his inventive stories with dramatic twists. If you like creepy Japaneses high school stories with characters that are pretty messed up and a main character is so naive at times you wonder how they survive the rest of the book?

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Another by Yukito Ayatsuji

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I hope you love it too! Around the time that the first death occurred, I was as frustrated as Sakakibara with the way everyone was avoiding his questions, but more frustrated yukkto the amount of time it was taking for him to figure out the truth of his existence on his own.

It has the aura of an old-school Hitchcock psychological horror blended with a modern Yukkto horror such as Runju, wh Another was originally written in Japanese and it’s obvious that this version is a translation. There is a few things that happen in this book that remind me that I’m dealing with a different culture.

Azusa, California, United States. One thing that annoyed me was that the ending turned on a fact that the narrator ie Sakakibara knows, but you – the reader – do not.

Rdition 05, Lilyn G. The collected volume varied quite sharply in quality. Ahatsuji Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 56 43. Lost in translation is an apt way to describe the experience – though I don’t merely mean the translation from Japanese to English. Get the item you ordered or get your money back. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. He slowly learns of the third-year Class ykito curse, a phenomenon that leaves members of Class 3 and their immediate family dead.


I give Another 3 stars not because I don’t enjoy it, but merely because I had read far better novels by Yukito Ayatsuji than this one.

It’s definitely a horror story, but not in a classical sense.

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I don’t know actually know which one I like better!!! I was confused by this at first, too. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Then I discovered that it was a translation of the light novel, and I was even more excited! Different characters die in different ways, so you’ll still be surprised, especially late in the novel.

I was finally able to dig into the book, and I must say that it was one of the most engrossing reading experiences I have had this year.

See the other authors section. Just kidding, everyone dies. To stop the vicious cycle gripping his aanother school, Koichi decides to get to the bottom of the curse, but is he prepared for the horror that lies ahead I wish there was even more emphasis on the culture because I found it nearly as fascinated as the storyline.