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. A quick review of Another by Yukito Ayatsuji. The English hardback is decent (I show it off quite a bit here), although I did notice that holding it. ANOTHER” was originally serialized in the monthly literary magazine “Yasei Jidai ” from July It was written by Yukito Ayatsuji. Cover: Another (novel) Cover.

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You do learn a lot about Sakakibara and Misaki especially Misakibut some of the others Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is far more eerie and creepy than it is frightening. This is my second read of this story first time was the novel, second time was the manga.

I enjoy it, but do not love it.

Retrieved August 11, Works aired in Japan between January 10 and March 27,with an original video animation episode released on May 26,and a live-action film of the same name was released in Japanese theatres on August 4, I hope you love it too! Learn more – opens in a new window or nvel.

I’m not even kidding, it has that prose feel to it. Retrieved July 30, Believing this was a book based on a manga, it felt very much like descriptions were glossed over in favour of a lot of text, mostly in the form of Sakakibara’s tedious thoughts. Class 3 is haunted by a vengeful spirit responsible for gruesome anothher in an effort to satisfy its spite.

But still, I enjoyed yuoito story. What’s not to love? Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. An error occurred, please try again. Given the length of the book, I could find no reason for it to have taken that long to get to the point and move on to solving the mystery, which I assume happens in volume two.


To view it, click here. Apr 03, Lizzy Lessard rated it really liked it Shelves: Knowing the ending though But it’s still a good mystery, I still didn’t manage to get it right, so they get brownie points for that As far as a horror novel, it’s amazing!

Because of this, I already knew what to expect.

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. Things start out jus This is my second read of this story first time was the novel, yjkito time was the manga. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat I admit, I novwl wrong in my assumption of the obvious, but I was still long bored by the amount of time it took to get to that point.

The class is soon caught up in a strange phenomenon, in which students and anorher relatives begin to die in often gruesome ways. He is unable to start his third year at his new school due to a genetic lung illness that forces him to miss the first few weeks. Another 1 by Yukito AyatsujiHardcover ” Return to top.

It was good, ending was unexpected, gory, creepy. Another 1 by Yukito AyatsujiH Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Another 2 in Japanese.

ANOTHER (NOVEL) by Yukito Ayatsuji

View all 3 comments. I would make the excuse that the translator was trying to make the thing feel more Japanese there, alluding to the actual term that may have been used, but given that there were countless examples of giving names in Western order given name then family name, as opposed to the Japanese style of family name then ayagsuji nameI don’t hold that as a good enough reason.

Another 1 by Yukito AyatsujiHardcover. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Ayasuji international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Retrieved August 10, Why are there deaths?


Another by Yukito Ayatsuji

I really enjoyed this, so if you like creepy and you like mystery, I highly recommend it. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. I would consider buying again. A sequel, [23] titled Anotherbegan serialization in Kadokawa Shoten’s Shosetsu Yasei Jidai magazine with the November issue, and as its name implies, takes place in It took me doing research online to find out about the Kobe child murders of At least, Oh my God!

Retrieved August 27, Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Despite everything it was a quick read.

So while I did not enjoy this book very much, I can see how it could translate into a very interesting story when powerful visuals and music can be used to create the right mood.

Ayatsuji is one of my most favorite Japanese detective novelists, I love his famous, imaginative ‘Mansions series’ to pieces. 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.

Another Novel

I saw the anime version a few years back when it came out. He slowly learns of the third-year Class 3 curse, a phenomenon that leaves members of Class 3 and their immediate family dead.

Yen Press has licensed the novels in North America. Apr 05, Hanki Nguyen rated it really liked it Shelves: There is no vengeful spirit, though!