Unusual abilities, whether super-strength or other special skills, are often used as one of the techniques in the anime where the main characters are endowed with such abilities and can withstand the forces of evil, or use them for other purposes. In the anime series ERASED is the same case: the main character has an unusual gift, which he uses in order to avoid the risk and return to the past, at the time where he was not in danger. This idea has deserved viewers’ attention, and when in the spring of 2016 on Fuji TV channel the last episode of the first season aired, the public has become increasingly worry about when ERASED season 2 will air. Release date of the show and the next season premiere cannot be mentioned today, but all the viewers around the world hope for the series to return with its renewed plot and so that a new episode might be even more interesting than all the previous ones.
The series based on a popular manga written by Kei Sanbe was first released on January 8, 2016. The finale episode was shown on March 25, 2016, and the number of episodes was 12.
The creator of a cartoon series is a Japanese director Tomohiko Itō. But he is not the only author of the anime, as the crew of creators includes the following personalities:
- Takahiro Skikama;
- Makoto Hoshino;
- Shinya Watada;
- Hirotaka Mori;
- Toshimasa Ishii.
The people responsible for the script of the show are:
- Yutaka Yasunaga;
- Kei Sanbe, the author of the manga;
- Taku Kishimoto;
- Alexander Von David.
The studio producing ERASED is A-1 Pictures; the network broadcasting the series is Fuji TV, a Japanese channel.
About the Plot and Cast
An interesting story of Satoru Fujinuma’s life is revealed in the anime ERASED. This person has an unusual gift: he is able to return to the past in those moments when his life is in danger, thereby changing reality. After his mother is killed unexpectedly, Satoru falls at the time when he was a high school student. This gives him the opportunity to prevent mysterious abductions and save a few people. The series has an interesting and unconventional plot, keeps the tension throughout all the episodes, so it is logical that the coming and announcement of the second season release date is being awaited so impatiently.
The actors whose voices are used in the anime are the following ones:
- Shinnosuke Mitsushima, who vices adult Satoru;
- Tao Tsuchiya, presenting Satoru when a boy;
- Minami Takayama, whose character is Sachiko Fujinuma;
- Aoi Yabusaki, acting as Kayo Hinazuki;
- Tasuku Emoto, voicing Kenya Kobayashi, and some others.
Series Rating and Chances for Renewal
On a well-known website IMDB the series has an incredible rating for anime – 8.7/10. This result is very high, so the authors will certainly take it into account when thinking about the continuation. Stay tuned to know a new season air date and get all the interesting facts about the next part of the show.