Square Enix has published a special video 90 seconds for The World Ends with You the Animation, the anime adaptation of the action role-playing game The World Ends with You by Square Enix.
The anime will be available worldwide in 2021.
For the anime it was called Takeharu Ishimoto, composer who also created the music for the game. Kazuya Ichikawa (Monster Strike the Animation, Clean Freak! Aoyama kun, Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note) will direct the anime. Tetsuya Nomura e Gen Kobayashi are accredited with i character designs. DOMERICA (Flying Witch Petit) and Shinei Animation (Mysterious Joker, Doraemon) are producing it.
When Ichikawa was asked if the anime will follow the story of the game, he replied that the staff have kept some parts and changed others to better suit them. He couldn't say anything about the story. However, he said that Shibuya will be represented as it is today. In practice, everything has been made more "modern" than the game released in 2007.