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Shinsekai yori

Synopsis: In the city of Kamisu, 66, 12-year-old Saki Watanabe, has just awakened to his psychic powers and is relieved to join his friends-The Brave Satoru Asahina, the shy Mamoru Itou, the cheerful Maria Akizuki and Shun auNuma, A mysterious boy Saki admires - at Sage Academy, a special school for doctors. However, discomfort appears when Saki begins to question the fate of those who cannot arouse their powers, and the children begin to get involved with secret matters, such as contaminated cat rumors that kidnap children.

Shinsekai Yori tells Saki's unique story and her friends as they travel to grow in their papers in the supposed utopia. Accepting these roles, however, may not be easy when faced with the dark and shocking truths of society and the imminent damage born to the New World.

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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Shinsekai yori
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 新世界より
  • Anime Name in English: From the New World
  • Other names: Shin Sekai Yori

Production information

  • Producers: Aniplex, TV Asahi, Pony Canyon
  • Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
  • Studios: A-1 Pictures

Anime Information

  • Duration: 22
  • Date: September 29, 2012 - March. 23, 2013 - Saturdays in 0030 (JST)
  • Genres: Drama, horror, mystery, science fiction, supernatural
  • Subjects: Psychological
  • Target: Unknown

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Shinsekai yori": 

  • The anime is based on a Japanese light novel series written by Yusuke Kishi.
  • The title Shinsekai Yori means "New World" in Japanese.
  • History takes place in the distant future, where humanity has developed psychic skills and lives in a seemingly utopian society.
  • Anime addresses topics such as politics, morality, ethics and human nature.
  • The animation was produced by A-1 Pictures studio and directed by Masashi Ishihama.
  • The soundtrack was composed by Shigeo Komori and was praised by critics.
  • The anime was originally aired in Japan in 2012 and had 25 episodes.
  • Shinsekai Yori won the best TV series award at Tokyo Anime Awards on
  • The anime was licensed for display in the United States by Sentai Filmworks.
  • The series based on the series was released in 2013 and was illustrated by Toru Oikawa.
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Main Characters

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  • Saki Watanabe (Kana Hanazawa) - protagonist of the story, a young woman who lives in a post -apocalyptic world where people have psychic powers.
  • Satoru Asahina (Mamoru Miyano) - Saki's childhood friend and also has psychic powers.
  • Maria Akizuki (Yuuki Kaji) - Saki and Satoru's childhood friend, also has psychic powers.
  • Shun auNuma (Kouki Uchiyama) - Childhood friend of Saki, Satoru and Mary, is considered a prodigy for his exceptional psychic powers.
  • Mamoru Itou (Haruka Kudou) - Saki, Satoru, Maria and Shun's childhood friend, is the weakest of the five in terms of psychic powers.
  • Kiroumaru (Toshiyuki Morikawa) - Leader of Bakenezumi, a race of smart rats living in that world.
  • Yakomaru (Shinichiro Miki) - Leader of the robots, another intelligent race that lives in that world.
  • Tomiko Asahina (Aya Hisakawa) - Leader of the Spirits Clan, one of the main factions that govern the world of Shinsekai Yori.

Summary and events

  1. History takes place in the distant future, in a society that developed after the destruction of humanity.
  2. The protagonist, Saki Watanabe, is a young woman who lives in a community called Kamisu 66, where everyone has psychic skills.
  3. Saki and his friends, Satoru, Maria, Mamoru and Shun, begin to discover dark secrets about the history of humanity and the truth behind their society.
  4. They discover that society is controlled by a group of people with extremely powerful psychic skills known as "the gods."
  5. Friends discover that children with psychic skills who do not fit into society's standards are killed or turned into monsters.
  6. Shun is transformed into a monster and Saki and his friends are forced to kill him.
  7. Saki and his friends are sent on a mission to investigate an abandoned city, where they discover that humanity has been destroyed by a war between people with psychic skills.
  8. They discover that today's society was created by a group of people with psychic skills that survived the war and decided to control society to prevent history from repeating.
  9. Saki and his friends discover that the true reason for the creation of society was to control the evolution of humanity and prevent people with psychic skills from becoming too powerful.
  10. Saki and his friends decide to fight the gods and try to change society.

What happens in the end?

At the end of Shinsekai Yori's manga and light novel, Saki and Satoru can find the true identity of the Fiends leader and end the threat they represent. They also discover that the true history of humanity has been hidden from them and that they were created to be controlled by the Public Ethics and Moral Committee. Saki and Satoru decide to leave the city and explore the world beyond it as they try to find a way to change the oppressive system in which they live. The ending is open and leaves room for interpretation.


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Meaning of Shinsekai yori

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  • 新世界 (Shinsekai) - New World
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The name of the anime "新世界より" (Shinsekai Yori) can be translated as "than the New World". The anime takes place in the distant future, where humanity has developed psychic powers. The story follows a group of children living in a seemingly perfect society, but soon discover dark secrets about the world in which they live. The anime addresses topics such as morality, social control and the impact of technology on society.

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How many episodes have the anime Shinsekai yori?

Shinsekai yori has a total of 25 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.

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