Boku Dake ga Inai Machi – The Memories of a Ten Year Old


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Now this was an interesting first episode, with some interesting little details, and all the elements of a thriller. But, I couldn’t necessarily approach it as a thriller, or even a murder mystery, rather it starts off as a story that deals with memories and the effect they can have on our current lives. As the series central character, Satoru is clearly controlled by his past in one way or another, and is largely incapable of delving deeper into his memories, thus resulting in failed manga projects. I wouldn’t call him apathetic, or emotionally stunted, but he is certainly a very closed individual who keeps to himself. Read more of this post