The World Ends With You

Nintendo DS game, The World Ends With You, received its first anime adaption! The World Ends With You is an Urban Fantasy game. The game is very prevalent amongst the Nintendo DS users, mainly. Square Enix and Jupiter are the developers of the game for DS. The game released in 2007 in Japan and later in America in 2008. It gained immense popularity in Japan as well as in America. The game was the second highest-selling Nintendo title in Japan. While it was the highest-selling Nintendo title in North America.

The game renewed and released for the second time in 2018 under the title The World Ends with You: Final Remix. The World Ends with you was already adapted as a Manga back in time.  Kingdom Hearts is the name of the manga. Recently, Square Enix, Domerica, and Shin-Ei Animation announce the anime adaption of the game.

Keep on reading if you are excited about the new anime series.

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The World Ends With You Plot:

The game sets around a fictional town of the Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Japan. There are two versions of the world. The UG (Underground) and the RG(Real Ground). Some of the dead get chosen for UG. These chosen dead have to compete with each other. The winner gets to come back to life. 

These winners rise to higher spiritual forms and become the ‘Reapers’. The dead in UG are generally to the living people on RG. ‘Noise’ is the creature inhabiting the UG. This creature gets attracted to the negative thought of the living. The players have to defeat the creature by completely erasing him from both of the worlds.

Anime Adaption:

 Square Enix, Domerica, and Shin-Ei Animation recently announced the game’s adaptation into an anime series. Kazuya Ichikawa is the producer of the series.

The teaser of the show released on June 25, 2020, Funimation acquired the streaming rights of the show. The OTT streaming platform will release the show worldwide.

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The show will release in 2021, internationally.

The World Ends With You Cast:

  • Neku by Kouki Uchiyama
  • Shiki by Anna Hachimine
  • Joshua by Ryohei Kimura
  • Beat by Subaru Kimura
  • Rhyme by Ayana Taketatsu