Saki and her schoolmates enjoy what they consider normal lives in a peaceful provincial setting. Only their village cannot be of this era. Its customs differ from those of any known in modern day Japan. The landscape, while familiar, is also much more constrained than what modern day maps may exhibit. So when six friends embark on a journey of mental and physical training, this fateful journey will lead them to a series of mind-shattering truths.
Shinsekai yori is a wonderful novel and anime, but the manga is basically just pandering. The characters are wonderful as ever, the art is lovely, and the story is very interesting-when it's not filled with nudity, skimpy tight outfits, and lesbian sex scenes. This is so gratuitous and unfitting that it completely changes the tone of the manga. In the novel and anime, there are also male relationships... read more
This review contains no spoilers. *After watching the anime for Shin Sekai Yori/From the New World, I decided that I really wanted to read it, as well. For those of you venturing into the manga after seeing the anime, I will say that there are a lot of key differences. For the most part, I actually enjoyed the anime more, but there was one big difference in the manga that I thought was much, much... read more
From the New World