On Friday, Funimation officially announced that it will stream The World Ends with You. Created by Square Enix, The World Ends With You is a full-packed action role-playing game.
The World Ends With You: Cast and Team
Kazuya Ichikawa will direct the anime which will release worldwide in 2021. Midori Gotou at Sanzigen is the screenwriter for the anime adaptation of the game. DOMERICA and Shin-Ei Animation will produce the anime and Tetsuya Nomura and Gen Kobayashi will design the characters.
Takeharu Ishimoto will resume his role of composing the music.
Also, the new story of the anime will be based in modern-day Shibuya. The game was released in 2007. This new anime also features modern-day technologies like smartphones.
Kouchi Uchiyama will give his voice for character Neku. Additionally, other cast members include Subaru Kimura as Beat, Ayana Taketatsu as Rhyme, Anna Hachimine as Shiki and Ryohei Kimura as Joshua.
The World Ends With You: Game’s Description:
Neku gains sudden consciousness in the middle of a busy intersection with all his memories missing. They are trapped in what we call the urban labyrinth of Tokyo. Furthermore, Neku and his partner must fight all odds to survive in this dangerous world of politics and deceit.
The players must complete the missions or face total erasure. Firstly, Neku is not good at building trust and relationships but this time if he wants to survive and he will have to learn to trust his partner at all causes. Secondly, they only have seven days to decide their fate.
Jupiter and Square Enix developed the original anime game. The game was shipped for Nintendo DS in Japan in 2007 and in the West in 2008. Additionally, smartphone game was also developed which was made available in 2012 for iOS devices and in 2014 for android devices. The Final Remix version of the game was launched in 2018.