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Crunchyroll to Stream Horror TV Anime Series 'Another'

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Haruhi's Ito, P.A. Works adapt Yukito Ayatsuji 's novel for January 9 premiere

The media distribution website Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will stream the television anime adaptation of Yukito Ayatsuji's Another horror novel. The series will stream on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. EST, starting on January 9, and it will be available in North America, South America, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.

Ayatsuji's 2009 novel centers around a school class that has a curse, and the string of unavoidable deaths that befall the boys and girls in that class. Another will debut on January 9 in Japan with character designs by Noizi Ito (Haruhi Suzumiya, Shakugan no Shana). Tsutomu Mizushima (Blood-C, xxxHOLiC) is directing the anime at the studio P.A. Works. Ryō Higaki (Moribito - Guardian of the Spirit) is in charge of the scripts, and Yuriko Ishii (Persona -trinity soul-) is adapting Ito's designs for animation. ALI PROJECT and Annabel are performing Another's opening and ending theme songs.

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