Square Enix uploaded a new video to its YouTube of the anime opening to The World Ends With You: The Animation. The company removed all credits from the opening, giving the art a cleaner look. The video also features the new theme song after Square Enix decided to pull the original theme due to controversy.
The latest upload from Square Enix showcases the animation in all its glory. The video removes the opening credits to focus on the adaptation’s art. The opening also features the new theme song, “Twister -Animation OP ver.-” The official Japanese Twitter account for The World Ends With You announced on April 8, 2021 that it would change the original theme song, “Teenage City Riot.” The reason for the sudden change was due to the drummer of the band’s arrest.
The World Ends With You: The Animation debuted in Japan on April 9, 2021. Funimation is streaming the anime in North America.