WATCH: Cult-Classic Game ‘The World Ends With You’ is Getting an Anime, And Here’s Our First Look!

The over a decade-old cult-classic RPG video game “The World Ends With You” is getting an anime adaptation and the first trailer just dropped this weekend!

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The trailer, which launched together with a new website dedicated to the upcoming series, is enough to inspire nostalgia for anyone who spent their childhood days playing the Nintendo game. It bears a similar art style and follows beloved main character Neku in his attempt to defeat enemies in this alternate reality he has found himself in.

Watch it below:

No other details have been given as of writing, but we’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for future updates.

Created by Square Enix, “The World Ends With You” was first released in 2007 on the Nintendo DS and subsequently received critical praise and numerous award nominations. The anime series will premiere in 2021.

The official synopsis is as follows:

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?

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