Via Famitsu: the TV anime adaptation of Square Enix’ “The World Ends with You” will begin its broadcast run on 9th April 2021! “Neku” will be played by Kouki Uchiyama, “Shiki” will be played by Anna Hachimine, “Beat” will be played by Subaru Kimura, “Rhyme” will be played by Ayana Taketatsu, and finally “Joshua” will be played by Ryohei Kimura.
“The World Ends With You” takes place in a fictional version of the Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Japan — which is split into the Realground or the real world, and the Underground where entities known as Reapers play a deadly Reapers Game. Protagonist Neku plays the Reaper Game over the course of three weeks with partners Shiki, Joshua, and Beat.
An entirely new game set in “The World Ends with You” universe will also be released by Square Enix in the summer of 2021, titled “NEO: The World Ends with You”.