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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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 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 ...
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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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The Town Without Me  »

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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 »

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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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Boku dake ga Inai Machi - A True Masterpiece
10 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

I've just recently started watching animes and after watching this one, I don't think I'll be able to enjoy the others as much. This is truly a masterpiece. The first episode alone will keep you hooked for the rest of the series. It's such an interesting and psychologically provocative story that will play with your feels, making you experience all sorts of emotions and keeping you on the edge of your seat while you watch as the narrative unfolds. It has beautiful animations, deep and really lovable characters and it touches on the subject of "Time Travel", which is almost always done wrong, but done perfectly well in this one. I don't want to spoil anything, I just think everyone should watch this and enjoy their well spent time whilst doing it.


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