After all the teasing Square Enix has finally revealed more details for the new TV Anime of The World Ends With You, based on the 2007 action RPG on the Nintendo DS during its Anime Expo Lite panel. The anime will reportedly arrive towards the game’s 14th anniversary next year.
Those excited for the Anime’s release can find more information by reading the synopsis and looking through the character designs and descriptions below.
The World Ends With You Anime Details
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?
Neku Sakuraba (Age 15)- An antisocial, graffiti-loving kid who keeps his headphones on to shut the world out. He awakens in the middle of Shibuya’s Scramble Crossing and immediately realizes that something is amiss…
Shiki Misaki (Age 15)- A stylish girl focused on always staying fashion-forward. She carries her handmade cat plushie with her wherever she goes.
Daisukenojo Bito (Beat) (Age 15) -A hot-blooded, hard-headed teenager who suddenly shows up with his partner Rhyme.
Rhyme (Age ???)- A devout and earnest girl with a perpetual smile on her face. Wherever Beat goes, she follows.
Yoshiya Kiryu (Joshua)- A smart-yet-smarmy boy whose intellect is equally impressive as it is unsettling.
- Director: Kazuya Ichikawa (Domerica)
- Screenwriter: Midori Goto (Sanzigen)
- Character Design: Tetsuya Nomura & Gen Kobayashi (Square Enix)
- Music: Takeharu Ishimoto (Thrill)
- Production: Domerica x Shin-Ei Animation
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