Yukito Ayatsuji’s “Another ” To Be Adapted Into An Anime
Fans of Japanese horror mystery novels and Yukito Ayatsuji can rejoice, as his 2009 novel Another has been greenlighted for an anime adaption in 2012. Noizi Ito will be responsible for the character designs. Ito is best known for his character design works in renowned animes such as Suzumiya Haruhi and Shakugan no Shana.
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Synopsis of the novel under the cut as it may contain some spoilers.
Another takes place in a third-year classroom of a middle school and centers around the curse that has fallen on the protagonist’s class. The protagonist is Sakakibara Koichi, who transfers to the class, only to encounter the inevitable deaths that befalls on the students of the class. All these deaths point to a connection between the mysterious death of a popular female student named Misaki 26 years ago and another female student named Misaki Mei in Koichi’s class.