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Erased Episode 12

“Treasure” The view from Igirisu: It’s time for the final confrontation between Satoru and Yashiro, which is actually over within a few minutes, so it is interspersed with flashbacks to Satoru preparing for the moment. We find out the exact … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 11

“Future” The view from Igirisu: We start this week with an opening monologue from Yashiro, which provides an interesting insight into the workings of a killer’s mind. The anecdote illustrates how he started on the path to being a murderer … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 10

“Joy” The view from Igirisu: Well, now we know. There was never any doubt, was there? After all, Yashiro was really the only possible suspect. For a whodunit to follow the rules, the killer has to be guessable and has … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 9

“Closure” The view from Igirisu: This episode finally wraps up Kayo’s storyline, with Satoru achieving his goal of getting her taken into care. Her grandmother turns up to provide some context to what has happened: Kayo’s mum was abused by … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 8

“Spiral” The view from Igirisu: Without spoiling the end of Erased, when we eventually get to find out who the killer is let’s just say it didn’t confound my expectations at all. This is a series with so few potential … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 7

“Out of Control” The view from Igirisu: “Go back! Go back! Just once more… please!” Whether it’s sheer willpower that takes him back, or heightened emotions, or his prayers being answered, Satoru returns to 1988 and his date with Kayo … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 6

“Grim Reaper” The view from Igirisu: “It doesn’t matter what I say. No-one believes me.” With such an overbearing aunt and uncle, that’s not really surprising. They don’t even let Airi get a word in edgeways. The stupidity of authority … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 5

“Getaway” The view from Igirisu: The first half of this episode feels like a rather depressing tying up of loose ends. Kayo is dead and gone, Satoru has failed, so it’s all pretty bleak. There are a few points of … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 4

“Accomplishment” The view from Igirisu: “The teacher doesn’t care about me any more.” There seems to be more going on that meets the eye in Satoru’s class at school. Firstly, some of the girls are competing for the attention of … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 3

“Birthmark” The view from Igirisu: If this series is going to follow the usual rules of a whodunit we have to have been introduced to the murderer by now. There are slim pickings. We know the murderer is male, and … Continue reading

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