Today, Square Enix released an all-new trailer for the upcoming anime adaptation of their highly beloved and popular series The World Ends with You, and revealed its April 2021 premiere date. For those unaware, the anime is a retelling of the action RPG that released on the Nintendo DS in 2007. The action-packed trailer features dimension hopping action with the same cast of characters from the game as well as a new track titled “Teenage City Riot” performed by ALI. The trailer was also accompanied by a new key visual featuring the “Reapers.”
Those interested can also check out the synopsis of the anime below:
The World Ends With You: The Animation
Race through the streets of Shibuya and survive the seven-day Reapers’ Game!
Neku awakens in the middle of Shibuya’s bustling Scramble Crossing with no memory of how he got there. Little does he know he’s been transported to an alternate plane of existence known as the Underground (UG). Now an unwilling participant in the mysterious “Reapers’ Game,” Neku must partner up with a girl named Shiki in order to survive. Together, they complete missions and defeat monsters known as “Noise” as they gradually uncover the true nature of this twisted Game. “There’s only one way to stay alive in Shibuya: trust your partner.” Will they survive the Reapers’ Game?
The World Ends With You: The Animation will premiere sometime in April 2021.
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