Following a teaser announcement earlier this week, Sq. Enix has formally introduced the forthcoming premiere of a brand new TV anime primarily based on the 2007 sleeper hit Nintendo DS RPG The World Ends With You. The anime comes on the heels of the sport’s 14th anniversary subsequent 12 months.
Sq. Enix’s The World Ends with You was developed by the identical artistic minds behind the world-famous Remaining Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts.
When the sport first launched on the Nintendo DS in 2007, it obtained excessive reward in addition to quite a few award nominations. It has since been re-released on iOS, Android, and the Nintendo Swap, and it continues to draw new followers to at the present time.
And subsequent 12 months, in 2021, the sport that captivated gamers all over the world is returning in an all-new anime! Tetsuya Nomura, Takeharu Ishimoto, and different members of the unique crew have rejoined forces to deliver the compelling story to life as soon as extra.
Race by means of the streets of Shibuya and survive the seven-day Reapers’ Sport!
Neku awakens in the midst of Shibuya’s bustling Scramble Crossing with no reminiscence of how he bought there. Little does he know he’s been transported to an alternate airplane of existence generally known as the Underground (UG). Now an unwilling participant within the mysterious “Reapers’ Sport,” Neku should associate up with a lady named Shiki as a way to survive. Collectively, they full missions and defeat monsters generally known as “Noise” as they steadily uncover the true nature of this twisted Sport.
“There’s just one solution to keep alive in Shibuya: belief your associate.”
Will they survive the Reapers’ Sport?
Neku Sakuraba (Age 15)
An delinquent, graffiti-loving child who retains his headphones on to close the world out. He awakens in the midst of Shibuya’s Scramble Crossing and instantly realizes that one thing is amiss…
Shiki Misaki (Age 15)
A classy woman centered on all the time staying fashion-forward. She carries her handmade cat plushie together with her wherever she goes.
Daisukenojo Bito (Beat) (Age 15)
A hot-blooded, hard-headed teenager who instantly reveals up together with his associate Rhyme.
Rhyme (Age ???)
A religious and earnest woman with a perpetual smile on her face. Wherever Beat goes, she follows.
Yoshiya Kiryu (Joshua)
A sensible-yet-smarmy boy whose mind is equally spectacular as it’s unsettling.
Based mostly on the unique story:The World Ends with You (Sq. Enix)
Director: Kazuya Ichikawa (Domerica)
Screenwriter: Midori Goto (Sanzigen)
Character Design: Tetsuya Nomura & Gen Kobayashi (Sq. Enix)
Music: Takeharu Ishimoto (Thrill)
Manufacturing: Domerica x Shin-Ei Animation
Teaser Trailer (English)