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 by Yukito Ayatsuji, , available at Book Depository with free United States; Language English; Illustrations note Illustrated throughout. Check out this video on Streamable using your phone, tablet or desktop.
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Retrieved November 21, 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.
Class 3 is haunted by a vengeful spirit responsible for gruesome deaths in an effort to satisfy its spite. Despite this atmosphere and warnings from fellow students, Koichi is drawn to the beautiful, distant Mei Misaki, another classmate.
Even if I hadn’t known the plot in advance again, thanks to having watched the anime based on the bookI still would have gotten anothed. The anime was probably scarier than the novel, too, since you get more on screen gruesome death in the anime than the novel.
Oct 26, Jessica Strider rated it really liked it. You’ve successfully reported this review. So in essence, this ayatsujj is a horror mystery. I was very curious about the concept, wondering how such a visual format could be translated into a novel. Things start out jus This is my second read of this story first time anothre the novel, second time was the manga. Due to that, I won’t go into details on that aspect.
Another by Yukito Ayatsuji
Sign in to check out Check out as guest. That said, this must be one anothre the creepiest novels I have ever read. I hope you love it too! Why do certain people not exist? It will fly your ship marked anoher as to-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. Another – manga by Ayatsuji, Yukito.
But still, I enjoyed this story. The second element is subtlety. Refresh and try again.
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As a chain of horrific deaths begin to unfold around him, he comes to discover that he has been placed in the cursed Class 3 in which the student body head count is always one more than expected. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Ayatsuji is one of my most favorite Japanese detective novelists, I gukito his famous, imaginative ‘Mansions series’ to pieces. Mar 29, Ng M.
Would you yukitp us to take another look at this review? There are some instances that felt put in for ‘shock’ value that didn’t do anything for me. I don’t want to say too much because it will spoil the fun. Best of all, unlike too many horror novels, the climax pays off perfectly! 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?
I wish there was even more emphasis on the culture because I found it nearly as fascinated as the storyline.
ANOTHER (NOVEL) by Yukito Ayatsuji
Another 2 in Japanese. To read, if they translate it to English: Attempted delivery on or before the guaranteed date will be considered a timely delivery. It has the aura of an old-school Hitchcock psychological horror blended with a modern Japanese horror such as Runju, wh Another was originally written in Japanese and it’s obvious that this version is a translation. I do like the blend of the two. The idea behind the curse of Class 3 and the way everyone decided to try to fight it was interesting, once we finally got to know what it was all about.
Gotta love the way the events unfold with so much of suspense. The title should be at least 4 characters long. I do have to praise the author for such clever curse, though, and the execution of it from the main character’s point of view.
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I’m not even kidding, it has that prose feel to it. See all onestopanimeshop has no other items for sale. Review originally published at The BiblioSanctum.