Square Enix uploaded a brand new video to its YouTube of the anime opening to The World Ends With You: The Animation. The firm eliminated all credit from the opening, giving the artwork a cleaner look. The video additionally options the new theme tune after Square Enix determined to tug the authentic theme as a consequence of controversy.

The newest add from Square Enix showcases the animation in all its glory. The video removes the opening credit to concentrate on the adaptation’s artwork. The opening additionally options the new theme tune, “Twister -Animation OP ver.-” The official Japanese Twitter account for The World Ends With You introduced on April 8, 2021 that it might change the authentic theme tune, “Teenage City Riot.” The cause for the sudden change was as a consequence of the drummer of the band’s arrest.

The authentic opening to The World Ends With You anime differed from the above video. The tone was fairly completely different as a consequence of the distinction between the songs, and it featured extra motion. Additionally, the previous opening was just below one minute lengthy, whereas the new video is one and a half minutes. Square Enix set the original theme to private on its YouTube channel.

The World Ends With You: The Animation debuted in Japan on April 9, 2021. Funimation is streaming the anime in North America.