Erased – Anime Review | Nefarious Reviews

By Adam Sarsfield

Satoru Fujinuma is a 26 year old man just trying to live his life working at a local pizza parlor. He possesses a supernatural ability that allows him to go back in time to his childhood. While shopping at a local supermarket, Satoru comes across an old newspaper from his childhood, reporting on a spree of kidnappings and murders within Satoru’s old school and neighboring elementary school. He had previously attempted to go back and stop the murders before but had no success. Once he comes home from the supermarket, Satoru and his mother, Sachiko Fujinuma, are involved in an incident that causes one of these “Revival” as he calls them to happen. His “Revival” ability’s origin is unknown to everyone who knows about it so a very select few. With the knowledge, he is slowly gaining Satoru makes it his goal to go back once more and save the victims before they get kidnapped and murdered.