Questions tagged [another]

Another is a horror anime by P.A. Works, based on a novel by Yukito Ayatsuji. A middle school transfer student joins a class. Afterwards, random students begin dying gruesome and senseless deaths.

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Can the calamity cause more than one extras to be brought back?

Could a student and a teacher that died in previous years be brought back at the same time because of the calamity of Class 3-3?
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What caused the calamity of present day class, back in April?

Later in the anime we discover that the calamity didn't start when Kouichi joined, but rather in April when Misaki, the twin sister, died from leukemia. My question is what caused the calamity. Was ...
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Does Akazawa die in Another?

In the anime, Akazawa was last shown with several shards of glass embedded in her, and the building was burning down. In the manga, they showed a scene of three classmates from 9th grade class 3 ...
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Does the Extra return next school year to class 3?

After the anime stopped that school year in 1998, right? Does that mean that the Calamity has stopped, or will it happen again next year?
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Why didn't Misaki tell the extra person at the start?

Basically Misaki says that she can see the extra person with her left eye and after all these deaths she just realizes that Why didn't she bother to kill her on the spot so that no one else would die....
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Why was Misaki in the basement of the hospital?

In the first episode, Sakakibara saw Misaki in the basement of the hospital. I've seen the first 9 episodes and I still didn't get why she was there and what she was doing.
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Why not leave Yomiyama?

In the anime Another, the town of Yomiyama is cursed with a calamity that causes the deaths of members of Class 3-3 and their family members living in the town. This is obviously a big problem. So ...
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Can someone explain about the attendance record in “Another”

In 1996, Mami Asakura was the extra student. She was also a student of 1993 (and she died that year). When she joins Yomiyama Junior High, Her name from the 1993 record disappears and everyone who ...
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What drove the hotel cook to start attacking students?

In the Another anime most of the students started to kill one another because they wanted to find the dead in order to stop. Even the cook was involved in the killings. What's the motive behind her ...
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Why is class 3-3 still open?

I was wondering why would the school keep a cursed class open for more than 20 years when people are dying. I think they Misaki mentioned in the anime that the school tried to change the class name ...
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Is the extra person always someone related to class 3-3?

I havent dig too deep, but I think the extra person in all the years when the calamity happens is someone already related to the class 3-3. Is it true?
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What hints were shown during the series to who was the extra person in the classroom?

In Another, the extra person was I think some hints were dropped during the series that pointed to that person, like and Were there other hints to who the extra was?
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What was the butcher's bill in the aftermath of the 1998 3-3 class' calamity?

How many students, relatives died? How many survived? Use this template. List names if you feel so (would like, but a body count is fine) Teacher 2. Relatives __ Students __ Survivors __
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Do family member's escape the Calamity if the student dies?

When the Calamity begin, relatives to a student in class 3-3 are also at risk of dying due to the Calamity. I am wondering, if a student died as a result of the Calamity would their relatives be ...
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What is happening at the end of the Another manga?

I've just finished the Another manga and I don't really understand the final 2 pages. What are the clanging noises, and who is the mysterious figure in the hallway?
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Is Reiko Sakakibara's aunt really her relative?

Given that the Extra was and that Is Reiko really related to Sakakibara or was
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Did the girl who died 26 years ago exist in the same way as the extras?

The calamity is caused when someone who has died is added to class 3, everyone's memories and records regarding the extra are altered by some unseen force and the extra has a physical body allowing ...
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Is Keiko Numata's backstory the same in the anime as it is in the the novel?

In the novel, it says that Keiko Numata became an insane crone murderer due to Ikuo's death. However, she commits suicide by biting off her tongue in the novel, while in the anime she is stopped by ...
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What led to Takako's injuries?

When Akazawa hears Takako scream, she rushes to their room to find the sheets cut up and bloody, yet she shows up later on bloodied but fine (apart from being almost insane). Who or what caused these ...
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Who was the first person Kazami killed?

After Chibiki stops Akazawa from killing Kazami, it's mentioned that Kazami had killed 2 people. The second was a girl who was in Sakakibara's arms before he stabs her through the throat and asks ...
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Why does the hospital in Another have no fourth floor?

In the hospital where Sakakibara was having his checkups and where Sanae worked, the elevator had no 4th floor. Now, I know in Japanese culture the numbers 4 (四 shi) and 7 (七 shichi) have "shi" in ...
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How does Teshigawara create the recording

After the summer field trip, Teshigawara and Mochizuki re-record Matsunaga's message about how to stop the Calamity after it's started - with an emphasis on the actions being discussed, so that no one ...
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Is Mei Misaki dead?

I'm on episode 5. So they avoid her to not run into bad luck and stuff... but that means they see her (even though Misaki said they couldn't) so does that mean she's alive? Or is she dead?
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Can other people see Misaki?

So, I'm on episode 4, without spoilers, can you tell me if others can see her? It's kinda confusing to me.
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Doesn't letting the non-existent students do exams acknowledge their existence?

This contains spoilers for Another, which is somewhat new (the anime is from 2012). Another is an anime series about a cursed classroom. The students (and teachers) have designed a countermeasure to ...