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ReLIFE


Alternative Titles

English: ReLIFE
Synonyms: Re LIFE
Japanese: ReLIFE

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 2016 to Sep 24, 2016
Premiered: Summer 2016
Broadcast: Saturdays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Web manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.151 (scored by 183,945 users)
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Ranked: #3732
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Popularity: #138
Members: 332,391
Favorites: 3,303
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Synopsis

Dismissed as a hopeless loser by those around him, 27-year-old Arata Kaizaki bounces around from one job to another after quitting his first company. His unremarkable existence takes a sharp turn when he meets Ryou Yoake, a member of the ReLife Research Institute, who offers Arata the opportunity to change his life for the better with the help of a mysterious pill. Taking it without a second thought, Arata awakens the next day to find that his appearance has reverted to that of a 17-year-old.

Arata soon learns that he is now the subject of a unique experiment and must attend high school as a transfer student for one year. Though he initially believes it will be a cinch due to his superior life experience, Arata is proven horribly wrong on his first day: he flunks all his tests, is completely out of shape, and can't keep up with the new school policies that have cropped up in the last 10 years. Furthermore, Ryou has been assigned to observe him, bringing Arata endless annoyance. ReLIFE follows Arata's struggle to adjust to his hectic new lifestyle and avoid repeating his past mistakes, all while slowly discovering more about his fellow classmates.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Kosaka, Satoru
Director
Hata, Shouji
Sound Director
L'Arc~en~Ciel
Theme Song Performance
T.M.Revolution
Theme Song Performance


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"Button" by PENGUIN RESEARCH

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#01: "Iijuu★Rider (イ―ジュ-★ライダー)" by Tamio Okuda (ep 1)
#02: "HOT LIMIT" by T.M.Revolution (ep 2)
#03: "Timing (タイミング)" by BLACK BISCUITS (ep 3)
#04: "HONEY" by L'Arc~en~Ciel (ep 4)
#05: "Kore ga Watashi no Ikiru Michi (これが私の生きる道)" by PUFFY (ep 5)
#06: "Sunny Day Sunday" by Sentimental Bus (ep 6)
#07: "Saudade (サウダージ)" by Porno Graffitti (ep 7)
#08: "Yuki no Hana (雪の華)" by Mika Nakashima (ep 8)
#09: "There will be love there -Ai no Aru Basho- (There will be love there -愛のある場所-)" by The Brilliant Green (ep 9)
#10: "Asu e no Tobira (明日への扉)" by I WiSH (ep 10)
#11: "PIECES OF A DREAM" by CHEMISTRY (ep 11)
#12: "Natsumatsuri (夏祭り)" by Whiteberry (ep 12)
#13: "Button (ボタン)" by PENGUIN RESEARCH (ep 13)




More reviewsReviews

Jul 1, 2016
theunknownenemy (All reviews)
This review written by me has a reason, because I am myself a 27 year old somewhat failed person. The main character is easy for me to relate to what made this show really something for me to look forward to when I first read about it online.

All episodes are well connected with each other and made me wanting to just watch it in one go as soon as I had the chance watching it. This proves the concept of the story and how well I could follow it. There were no gaps or plot holes for me to recognize. The art was fitting and read more
Jul 1, 2016
LeaderTGW (All reviews)
Watching ReLIFE was quite an experience. Although it wasn't "special" it had its moments.

Story 7.0/10

Story, wasn't anything special. The duration of the series follows Kaizaki Arata, a 27-year-old neet or shut in. He gets offered a pill from some odd fellow, Ryou Yoake, because you know, when you meet a stranger on the streets you accept pills from them. Anyway, as you may already know he's able to start his life over, from high-school again. Now it's not one of those, starting over again from a different world, more so, main character Kaizaki is goes back in time, kinda sort of. He's still the same read more
Jul 1, 2016
sugarkiwi (All reviews)
!FIRST REVIEW!
To start off, ReLife is an anime that you can learn from. There was always some sort of tactic to get you interested, whether it was character development, conflict, or the entertainment. All-in-all, it was a very good anime.

The characters were so loveable and memorable, I even remember their names, plus got emotionally attached to each one of them. Their experiences really pull at your heart strings and make you love them even more. Even the tsundere character was loveable in this one.

There is conflict around every corner, but you understand where the problem is coming from and want to know how it gets read more
Jul 1, 2016
CoquiEnthusiast (All reviews)
AUTHOR'S NOTE: So when I first wrote this review, I still had 3 more episodes to watch. The original review didn't include my thoughts on the ending. This review you're about to read is my final opinion on ReLIFE and it was spellchecked. I'm only going to add my thoughts about the ending at the end and I decided not to edit the rest. Enjoy.

Should you watch? Short answer: Yes. Long answer: No. This may sound confusing to some but it's how I feel about this series. I feel like if I get into too much details describing the show then I'll sound like I'm read more

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