Square Enix has revealed that the anime adaptation of The World Ends With You is coming in April 2021.
You can watch a new trailer for the anticipated adaptation below, in which protagonist Neku Sakuraba saunters around Shibuya and sets a frog on fire, among other things.
The final screen for The World Ends With You: The Animation’s latest trailer notes a release window of April 2021, so fans won’t have to wait too long for it either. It looks as if it’s keeping to the thick-outlined style of the cult classic 2007 Nintendo DS title, and the tale of the anime will be based on the game’s narrative, where the gang must survive the Reapers’ twisted trials.
The anime adaptation was revealed back in June of 2020, during this year’s Anime Expo Lite. Funimation then dropped the first teaser trailer for the project in July, which gave us a better look at the world in motion. TWEWY and Final Fantasy character designer Tetsuya Nomura has been brought on board to work on the project as a creative producer.
The World Ends With You: Final Remix landed on Nintendo Switch back in October of 2018. We reviewed the port of the game at the time, scoring it a 7.8 and noting it is “as good as ever in handheld mode.”
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