Netflix Japan released a trailer for the upcoming Erased (Boku dake ga Inai Machi) live-action series. The series will premiere in Japan on December 15th and debut in 190 countries later in the winter.
Ten Shimoyama (SHINOBI – Heart Under Blade) will direct the series and is written by Tomomi Okubo. ERASED will be filmed in 4K resolution in Tomakomai City, which is the location the manga is set in.
ERASED is a fantasy thriller created by Kei Sanbe. The series follows Satoru Fujinuma, a 29-year-old manga artist who possesses an uncontrollable ability that turns back time before a life-threatening accident occurs. When his mom is murdered, Satoru’s ability takes him 18 years in the past, just before a life-altering event happened to him. He believes stopping the kidnapping and murder of classmate Kayo Hinazuki will right the timeline.
A-1 Pictures produced a 12 episode anime adaptation with an original ending during the Winter 2016 season. A live-action movie also opened in Japan on March 19, 2016.