The Season of New Leaves
Episode 01
English The Season of New Leaves
Kanji 若葉の季節
Rōmaji Wakaba no Kisetsu
Release September 29, 2012
Running Time 23 Minutes
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For the anime chapter, see 01. Season of the Young Leaves.

The Season of New Leaves (若葉の季節 Wakaba no Kisetsu) is the first episode of the Shin Sekai Yori anime series. It first aired in Japan, on September 29, 2012.

Short Summary

In the year of 2011, people with psychokinetic powers start appearing, leaving a trail of death and destruction in their wake. 1000 years later, Saki Watanabe finally has her own powers awakened, and after a ritual of passage, she rejoins her friends at school who had awakened before her. However, one of them is revealed to have weaker control over her powers than her peers, and soon after she mysteriously disappears.

Detailed Summary

Important Events

  • Saki gains her psychokinetic powers and joins her friends in school as the last one of her generation.
  • Disappearance of Reiko Amano.

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