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Boku Dake ga Inai Machi  
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A strange phenomenon where one is transferred back to the moment right before something life-threatening occurs. This continues to happen until the cause of the threat is erased. It is as if somebody is forcing Satoru to stop it from happening. Then one day, everything is changed. What truths are revealed when Satoru comes face to face with his own past? How will they affect his future?

Note: Was nominated for the 18th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Reader Award in 2014 and for the 7th, 8th and 9th Manga Taisho Award between 2014 and 2016. Also nominated for the 40th Kodansha Manga Awards in 2016.


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Associated Names
Город, в котором меня нет
البلدة في غيابي
بوكو داكي غا إيناي ماتشي
شهری که تنها من در آن گمشده‌ام
รีไววัล ย้อนอดีตไขปริศนา
나만이 없는 거리
Die Stadt, in der es mich nicht gibt
Erased - La città in cui io non ci sono
The Town Where Only I Am Missing
The Town Without Me

Groups Scanlating
/a/nonymous scanlations
Anonymous Tamer
Café con Lenin
Death Toll

Latest Release(s)
v.7 c.40 by Norway Scan & Death Toll (426d ago)
v.7 c.39 by Norway Scan & Death Toll (429d ago)
v.7 c.38 by Norway Scan & Death Toll (436d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
8 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1

User Reviews

3 topics, 12 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (537 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.58 / 10.0
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Last Updated
February 28th 2017, 12:51am PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Young Ace (Kadokawa shoten)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Yen Press (2 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #427 increased(+31)
Monthly Pos #464 decreased(-41)
3 Month Pos #415 decreased(-61)
6 Month Pos #385 decreased(-26)

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On 883 wish lists
On 937 completed lists
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Forum Posts
ERASED/Boku dake ga Inai Machi Manga Gets Spinoff in June 415 days, 20 hours, 1 minutes ago
Boku dake ga Inai Machi/ERASED Ends in March 442 days, 3 hours, 47 minutes ago
Obvious bad guy? Or a trap by the mangaka? 524 days, 10 hours, 58 minutes ago

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Rating: 8.4 / 10.0
by MondSemmel
November 1st, 2016, 9:54am
This is a neat crime mystery with a timeskip component. The first part in particular (until and including when the culprit is revealed, i.e. c1-32) is excellent.

The story overall remains good, though not amazing. In particular, it's somewhat marred by a) the action part of the ending feeling rather weak to me, and b) the timeskip ability never receiving an explanation or justification.
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thrilling, exciting and emotional   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by red-eyed-slayer
July 12th, 2016, 3:12am
Normally when I see thrillers, i tend to think they just loop around the story with no character development or strong plot progression such as Monster, but boku dake ga inai machi used the theme of friendship in not so melodramatic style but to combine the thrilling elements of the series with strong contrast of that element to give a powerful sense of hope and emotion.

A must recommend series that only last 8 volumes and has beautiful and good amount of character development that succeeds not only due to the character backstory but the character interaction with well written dialogue that doesn't feel awkward. Very worthy of its praise

... Last updated on July 12th, 2016, 3:12am
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very good   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by svines85
July 4th, 2016, 12:05am
A very, very good story, a shame its English scanlation was on the uneven side.......but hey, it was completed and it's only noticeably confusing to read the English in certain parts, so yeah, very good.
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Pretty good!   
Rating: 8.3 / 10.0
by Redyred
April 27th, 2016, 2:31pm
I'd have to say it was quite good, not amazingly good but just good.

- likable main character
- the characters were not bad.
- the story plot was interesting

- kind of predictable.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Almost everyone could tell it was the teacher I mean it was just too obvious! Either they showed him too much which made us suspect him or maybe he was just too nice to the main character.

- got a bit boring towards the end

It was pretty good but if you love mystery genre, you might not enjoy this because it's kind of predictable....

... Last updated on April 27th, 2016, 2:32pm
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2 partially   
Rating: N/A
by Sagingali
April 15th, 2016, 6:13am
sorry for bad english in advance. not my native language.
yesterday finished reading this manga. what can i say. i liked this manga and story line very much. Then I downloaded anime adaptation of this manga. Donít liked cuz it was very succinity in the end.
2 partially I want ask you question: portagonist may be seems stupid to you. But how can you go and do some research when you 11 years old kid? When I was in his age I have curefew (and you donít?) I agree with you that he have knowledge and brain of adult, but he also have limitations of his current state in the past. Those limitations is simple he just primary school pupil. He canít do anything about others victims (remember there was 30 cases in the end). What he chose to do is to save his classmates. If you want to read about more mature/smart portagonist in child body from time travel try reading ďOre ga Doutei o Sutetara Shinu Ken ni TsuiteĒ.
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Extremely mediocre, extremely overrated   
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
by GrandBlue
April 1st, 2016, 8:13am
It's a supernatural mystery/thriller watered down for a teenage audience. None of the characters are compelling, nor does the mystery provide any intrigue. It's just a dull, flat and predictable read.

If you want a story in the same mould done genuinely well, read Hakomari.

... Last updated on April 1st, 2016, 8:14am
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Amazing.... Just perfect   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by aoixneko
March 24th, 2016, 8:15pm
This manga is just plain perfect it was a long time now when I found a manga this Good... I just hoped if there was more didn't wished to be end its not just my saying but everyone around me. Hope can find another good as this.
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Not terrible ... not good.   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by partially
February 11th, 2016, 4:13pm
I found Erased to simply be average overall. It actually has very good writing, and a good sense of pace. The actual content though is where the package falls down.

The primary problem is that the protagonist is an idiot. Once he travels to the past he becomes obsessed with saving all his little girlfriends. Now this isn't bad per se, however the problem exists that he is up against a SERIAL KILLER! And yet he only ever tries to save his friends. He never tries to look at the case of the killer, he never really investigates any of the other killings apart from looking at the newspaper.

Both times in the past he just tries to manipulate his direct friends so that they aren't where they were previously when they were killed. Literally! Like a killer could never adapt their plans could they? Nope! The fact that he kept his friend company for a few hours on the evening she was meant to be killed means she is entirely safe and he can go home?

If it only happened the first time, that would have been fine. One thinks he would learn from his mistakes. But he then goes through exactly the same process yet again. There is never a hint of actually wanting to catch the killer, so that he doesn't go around murdering children for years to come. Now if it WAS a group of children I could accept the story for what it is. However the fact is that he is an adult in a child's body. He should have the faculty, knowledge and deceptiveness to be able to at least investigate the killer. Instead every single action of his is basically that of a child, with a child's reasoning on how to fix things. It is hard to tell whether this was deliberate on the part of the author, or that they simply aren't the best at doing this type of story. The fact he constantly thinks his friends are safe simply because he removed them from a single situation is just weird. If there was some self-awareness from the author about this issue, some question as to whether this was correct, you could think that the author knows his character is a bit of an idiot. But I can't see that anywhere.

The only reason the killer is revealed is not through any action of the protagonist apart from him being an idiot. His bumbling around and messing with everything causes the actual killer to get pissed off.

... Last updated on February 11th, 2016, 4:24pm
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Good Manga   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by scorcher
February 2nd, 2016, 11:59pm
I seriously don't remember the last time I rate a manga as high as a five. They don't make manga like this anymore. A manga that doesn't need big boobs and annoying loli to make things interesting.

Apparently, you haven't read enough manga.

... Last updated on February 11th, 2016, 9:57pm
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Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by jrwoodwa
February 1st, 2016, 8:01pm

Predictable a bit.

Suspension of disbelief is high among all other mangas. The main character is truly a real design... He blurts out his thoughts in slips. He starts as a fake character and grows into almost a hero. It reminds me of Steins;gate in that way.

Also... "Scorcher"...who rates a manga as a 5 out of 10 and says "they don't make manga like this anymore"? Are you an idiot?

... Last updated on February 5th, 2016, 3:50pm
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