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Synonyms: Re LIFE
Japanese: ReLIFE
English: ReLIFE
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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, Crunchyroll
Source: Web manga
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.971 (scored by 582385582,385 users)
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Ranked: #7022
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #150
Members: 1,040,339
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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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1: "Iijuu★Rider (イ―ジュ-★ライダー)" by Tamio Okuda (eps 1)
2: "HOT LIMIT" by T.M.Revolution (eps 2)
3: "Timing (タイミング)" by BLACK BISCUITS (eps 3)
4: "HONEY" by L'Arc~en~Ciel (eps 4)
5: "Kore ga Watashi no Ikiru Michi (これが私の生きる道)" by PUFFY (eps 5)
6: "Sunny Day Sunday" by Sentimental Bus (eps 6)
7: "Saudade (サウダージ)" by Porno Graffitti (eps 7)
8: "Yuki no Hana (雪の華)" by Mika Nakashima (eps 8)
9: "There will be love there -Ai no Aru Basho- (There will be love there -愛のある場所-)" by The Brilliant Green (eps 9)
10: "Asu e no Tobira (明日への扉)" by I WiSH (eps 10)
12: "Natsumatsuri (夏祭り)" by Whiteberry (eps 12)
13: "Button (ボタン)" by PENGUIN RESEARCH (eps 13)


Jul 1, 2016
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 ...
Jul 3, 2016
Mixed Feelings
ReLife review

Imagine a food that does not make you an impression, any food that does not interest you and that does not seem like that worth eating, nevertheless trying it though out of pure curiosity. Imagine that food giving you the taste of something that is not necessarily great or special, but something that you never expected, something that is fine for what it is. That was how ReLife worked for me, and it was surprising, because it is one of these series that you must savor and then judge. What I got was nothing short of a really satisfying watch, especially in terms of ...
Jul 2, 2016
The prospect of being able to live part of your life over again and do things differently isn’t a new setup in any media, let alone anime. One of the more memorable attempts at tackling this premise was a 1986 novel called “Replay”, but it was hardly the first. 18 Again! (1988) and particularly 17 Again (2009) and Seventeen Again (2000) are another similar bunch of films tackling the same scenario. ReLIFE is late to the party, and it makes very little attempt at subverting this familiar premise. But that’s okay; originality isn’t everything. Having an unoriginal narrative that’s well-executed is far more valuable than ...

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