Questions tagged [from-the-new-world]

From the New World (or, "Shinsekai Yori") is a novel by Yusuke Kishi. It was adapted into an anime by A-1 Pictures starting in 2012. It's a sci-fi drama about a futuristic world ruled by people who have telekinetic powers.

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How did the society where the story of Shin Sekai Yori takes place come to be?

How did the society where the story of Shin Sekai Yori takes place come to be? i.e. How did Saki's Society came to existence from the societies of the Dark age? I am curious about how Saki's society ...
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What is the paper at Saki's desk in From the New World about?

I've been wondering this for ages: At the end of From the New World, Saki has this piece of paper on her desk. Below you can see it (and somebody translated them to Spanish). Apparently these are ...
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Why did Shun want Maria to die?

Before the second Time Skip after Maria and Mamoru fled Saki had a dream about a faceless boy who said Maria had to die. According to the Wikia this faceless boy was Shun After his death, he ...
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How are Akkis (fiends/ogres) immune to death-feedback?

In Shinsekai Yori (From the New World), humans with Cantus powers are prevented from attacking each other by: Mental Restraints: It prevents humans from intentionally attacking other humans. Death ...
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Where do “fiends” get their abnormal strength?

"Fiends" have tremendous killing potential, because they actively try to kill humans who cannot retaliate due to psychological and genetic safeguards against violence. However, I have not seen ...
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Why was Reiko “disposed of”?

In Shinsekai Yori (From the New World), children who show the potential to become either Akkis (fiends/ogres) or Gouma (karma demons) are killed off and removed from society. Examples: But what ...
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Relationship between the Shin Sekai Yori manga and anime?

I have seen the anime series and I just discovered that there is a manga. It seems to be publishing at this moment, and I could not determine where the manga fits in. WIthout spoiling the actual ...