Subarashiki Kono Sekai The Animation

The World Ends with You The Animation

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Synonyms: It's a Wonderful World, This Wonderful World, Subarashiki Konosekai, Subaseka, TWEWY
Japanese: すばらしきこのせかい The Animation
English: The World Ends with You The Animation
German: The World Ends with You The Animation
French: The World Ends with You The Animation
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 10, 2021 to Jun 26, 2021
Premiered: Spring 2021
Broadcast: Saturdays at 02:25 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.141 (scored by 2254322,543 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #87522
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2564
Members: 72,254
Favorites: 321

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One day in the bustling city of Shibuya, a boy named Neku Sakuraba finds himself holding two black pins that enable him to read the minds of people around him. However, these pins also give him the ability to see the "Noise," hostile creatures capable of "erasing" people from existence. After discovering that he is trapped within the confines of the city, Neku receives a message regarding a mission that will nevertheless erase him should he fail.

While trying to fend off a Noise attack, Neku meets a girl named Shiki Misaki who asks him to form a partnership pact with her to fight against the monsters. Shiki explains that she and Neku have become "Players" participating in the "Reaper's Game"—an event spanning over seven days, each featuring a different mission.

As Neku and Shiki both strive to survive each day that passes, they begin to meet other Players and Reapers alike, battle stronger Noise, and learn the truth behind the mystery that this game is shrouded in.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Cook, Justin
Aoi, Hiroyuki
Kimura, Yasutaka
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer


Opening Theme

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1: "Calling -Animation OP Ver.-" by Leah (eps 1)
2: "Twister -Animation OP Ver.-" by MJR (eps 2-12)

Ending Theme

"Carpe Diem" by ASCA

Episode Videos


Jun 25, 2021
We always get the answer "Just consume (play, read, or watch) the source material instead" when asked if a certain adaptation is good or not. So that means it's bad, right? Well, most of the time, the adaptation will have a hard time living up to the original, due to various limitations, but it doesn't always mean that adaptation=bad. And that is the case in The World Ends With You: The Animation.

Anime-only watchers might feel detached about the story and the characters, because they'll be introduced to us on one episode and then we get to see them go after two to three eps. They ...
Jun 25, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Before I begin this review, it's only fair that I make a brief reference to the game this anime is based of. Every once in a while I used to try and play it but for whatever reason I never enjoyed it. Despite this, I was pretty excited when this anime was announced because it meant I would get a chance at getting to know the story.

I was really into the visuals up until CGI got introduced. I'm very against CGI usage in animes and this one didn't change my mind about it. It looks awful and breaks immersion.

1) The soundtrack is ...
Jun 25, 2021
Oh boy. This was disappointing.

“The World Ends With You” is my favourite Nintendo DS game, so I was stoked when I heard that there would be an anime adaptation. The game oozes style, brims with uniqueness, and tells a touching story about human vulnerability. But considering that adaptations of video game stories have the tendency to be underwhelming, I did my best to lower my expectations...but damn, I should have lowered them further.

The pacing of the show is all over the place. The narrative burns through instances of potential character development and stubbornly lingers on moments of meandering. Shiki and Rhyme are really only in ...

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