Square Enix revealed some big news for The World Ends With You anime today, but it didn’t stop there. In addition to confirming a start month for the adaptation, Square Enix also announced a long-awaited sequel to the original game, titled NEO: The World Ends With You.
The action-RPG is currently planned for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, with a release window of Summer 2021. Check out the announcement trailer and official description below.
Explore a stylized recreation of Shibuya, as you take on the role of Rindo to battle for survival and unravel the mysteries of the deadly “Reaper’s Game” in this new action RPG for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
As for the anime, The World Ends With You The Animation is set to premiere in April 2021.
Kazuya Ichikawa is directing, with Midori Goto on scripts and Tetsuya Nomura and Gen Kobayashi credited for character designs. The production will be a collaboration between Domerica and Shin-Ei Animation, and Funimation already confirmed plans to stream the series as it airs.
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?
Source: Square Enix