Another (アナザー) is a novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, a mainstream serialized chapters, a hard-cover version of the novel was published in Another, a novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, was translated from Japanese into Press for our work translating the book into English from Japanese. Another (アナザー, Anazā) is a Japanese mystery horror novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, published on . Kirika (霧果): Voiced by: Hitomi Harada (Japanese); Tiffany Grant (English): She is .. Original Japanese version published by Kadokawa Shoten.

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Going on knowing the answer, means yo 4. The book has a very tense atmosphere.

Adapted from AnimeNewsNetwork with minor amendments. Retrieved November 21, Another is a book that I thoroughly reveled. Several of the characters had similar names — Mikami, Mizuno, Misaki first nameMisaki surname — and so I sometimes found myself confusing some of the incidental characters. He slowly learns of the third-year Class 3 curse, a pheno Pros: Another va a mi lista de favoritos. Open Preview See a Problem? It settles down upon the reader within the very first chapter.

In ayatsji to raise spirits and honour his memory, the rest of the class decide to spend the rest of the year pretending that he is still alive. I was curious to how the book was though compared to the anime so that is why I read it in earnest.

ANOTHER (NOVEL) by Yukito Ayatsuji

The Curse itself is fantastically presented. Retrieved July 14, Then you’d like Another, but be warned Another is good, really good but it’s slow, really slow at first. Sign In Don’t have an account? I also praise Misaki for her strength of will — she plays a highly active role in the climax and is fully prepared to make terrible sacrifices for the greater good. No explanation is given of why this is. Why do certain people not exist? View the discussion thread.


Similarly, as the character that Sakakibara interacts with the most, Misaki is very well fleshed out. Who knew if it might be days later, months later, or even years later. The 47 th year of Showa.

Add to Your books. The only thing that annoys me is the while paranormal phenomenon that ‘changed’ records and memories. The year Okinawa was returned, I think. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Another is a page novel written by Yukito Ayatsuji. And as the novel goes on it just gets worse, until you reach a point were you think everything is just going down, lost. He isn’t as knowledgeable as the other people involved, and they are reluctant to share information with him, so Koichi is largely left to investigate on his own.

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The best example I can think of for this is how one character was referred to: At least, not the way conventional ghost work. Some things could be improved with better translation, but others are flaws inherent to the novel itself. It was a great strategy, on Ayatsuji’s part, for hiding clues, but it also became a little repetitive at times.

The tension then proceeds to deepen with the turn of a page. The book was written in the first person, from Koichi’s perspective, and was sometimes so stilted that it just wasn’t believable as a year-old’s POV.

The Success of Translated Novel “Another” Leads to Hardcover Release

There is so much open for interpretation and so many aspects that are left unexplained. In class, he develops a sense of unease as he notices that the people around him act like they’re walking on eggshells, and students and teachers alike seem frightened. It is that edition upon which the English translation by Karen McGillicuddy is based.


Status Yukito Ayatsuji — primary author all editions calculated McGillicuddy, Karen Translator secondary author some editions confirmed. All clues are given before Sakakibara’s told anything, so it’s really easy to miss the important hints, even if they’re bolded.

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Views Read Edit View history. The revelation is shocking and certainly leaves an impact, but I think that had the information been shared earlier in the novel it could have been used even more effectively. I will suggest you to read the manga version of Another instead, I enjoy the manga more than the original novel.

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Retrospectively, the reveal does fit into the overall narrative, and there were some clues hinting at it scattered throughout the novel, but it isn’t foreshadowed as well as it could have been. The novel was originally serialized in Kadokawa Shoten’s literary magazine Yasai Jidai in intermittent periods between the August and May issues.

Outside it was bright with good weather, but translaation wind that blew in for some reason felt unexpectantly cool. View all 12 comments. The afterward to the paperback edition printed at the back of the English edition mentions that the book was originally serialized, which probably accounts for that.

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