The World Ends With You Anime Premieres On April 9th In Japan

The Reaper's Game begins this April.

(Featured Image Source: Square Enix / DOMERICA / SHIN-EI ANIMATION)

The World Ends With You: The Animation, the anime adaption of Square Enix’s The World Ends With You, has gotten an April 9th release date and a new music video preview!

Make your way through “SHIBUYA” and survive the seven-day “Reaper’s Game”! The main character Neku wakes up in the middle of a busy Shibuya Crossing Intersection unaware of how he got there. He’s in an alternate plane of existence called the Underground (UG). Unknowingly forced to participate in the “Reaper’s Game”, Neku must partner with Shiki, a teenage girl player whom he meets. Neku must fight to survive by completing the missions thrown at him and defeating the creatures called “Noise.” By doing so, he will confront the “Reaper’s Game” along with the truth buried deep inside his memory. “The only way to survive is to trust your partner” Will they survive the “Reaper’s Game”…?

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The video features a look at the series opening theme Teenage City Riot performed by ALI and R-Shitei. The World Ends With You: The Animation is based on the amazing game of the same title, the series will be directed by Kazuya Ichikawa, with character designs by Tetsuya Nomura and Gen KobayashiDOMERICA and SHIN-EI ANIMATION are behind the series production.

The World Ends With You: The Animation will be released on April 9th and is set to air worldwide on Funimation. A special preview event will be held a week prior. Stay tuned to the official site for more information.

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