Quick Anime Review: Erased
I recently finished watching an anime called Erased and I would like to write a quick review on it. It took me two weeks to finish the entire 12 episodes but I finally finished it! I watched the first 3 episodes two weeks ago and then I rushed through the rest of the series last Sunday. I will try not to review any spoilers in this review.
I believe the overall theme of this anime is to learn from one’s mistake and to take actions from it. In this anime, the main character faces several challenges but he gets a second chance to change and make decisions to help out his friends that are in need.
This anime contains scenes of violence, and sadness. But aside from those horrible emotions there is also friendship and romance in this anime.
I am not sure how to summarize the story without reviewing spoilers so I will try to keep it short and straight to the point! The main character’s name is Satoru Fujinuma. He has an unusual ability called Revival where he gets a second chance to travel back in time to change something that has disturbed his life. By using this ability the main character is able to journey back in time and walk through a case of an unknown kidnapper/murder that happened several years ago. He is able to reconnect with his friends at the cost of ____. I’ll let you figure it out when you see it!
I spent six hours watching the entire 12 episodes so I will give this anime a good grade of course. I will give it a 4 out 5 stars. The cinematography is very good and the scenes seem pretty awesome! It takes place in a snowy town where everyone seems to know each other. The shots and scene transitions seem well made and well planned out. The characters were well made and I was not able to identify any flaws in this anime yet.
I looked up more information about this anime and I found out that they also have a live action film. I would like to take a look at it when I have time.
Here is the trailer for the anime and the live action movie from youtube:
Live Action Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttA54Wy0jeE