This article is a part of AniTAY’s Spring 2021 Early Impressions series, where our authors offer their initial thoughts on the new, prominent, and exciting anime from this season!

The World Ends With You: The Animation (henceforth referred to as “TWEWY: A” because I value my fingers) is an anime adaptation of the eponymous cult classic RPG released by Square Enix in 2007 for the Nintendo DS. In it, we follow Neku Sakuraba, a 15-year-old living in (then) modern-day Shibuya who one day wakes up in the middle of Scramble Crossing with no memory of how he got there. …


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