The official website of the anime adaptation of Sou Yayoi’s ReLIFE web manga has announced that there will be an epilogue to the anime in the form of ReLIFE: Final Chapter. The Final Chapter will be 4 episodes long and won’t be out until March 2018.
The Final Chapter of the ReLIFE anime will be released on Blu-ray and DVD release of the 2016 TV anime. It will be 4 episodes long, though details on the length of the episodes have yet to be revealed. The episodes, however, will indeed continue on where the series left off.
Here is the announcement video for the Final Chapter:
The ReLIFE anime adaptation aired during the Summer 2016 anime season on Tokyo MX, BS11, GTV and Tochigi TV for a total of 13 episodes.
The main cast of the anime will return for the epilogue:
- Kensho Ono (Slaine Troyard from Aldnoah.Zero) joins the cast to voice Arata Kaizaki
- Ai Kayano (Menma from AnoHana) is voicing Chizuru Hishiro
- Ryouhei Kimura (Kodaka Hasegawa in Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai) is voicing as Ryou Yoake
- Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna from Sword Art Online) voices Rena Kariu
- Reina Ueda (Naru Sekiya in Hanayamata) as An Onoya
- Yuuma Uchida (Yuuma Kousaka in Gundam Build Fighters Try) will voice the role of Kazuomi Ooga
The supporting cast consists of:
- Noriaki Sugiyama (Sasuke Uchiha in Naruto) voices Akira Inukai
- Daisuke Namikawa (Rokuro Okajima in Black Lagoon) as Nobunaga Asaji
- Himika Akaneya (Nayu from Noragami) is voicing Honoka Tamarai
The production staff includes:
- Director: Tomo Kosaka (Detective Conan Key Animator)
- Series Composers: Kazuho Hyodo (Himegoto, Robot Girls Z), Michiko Yokote (Prison School, Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE!)
- Anime Character Designer: Junko Yamanaka (Detective Conan, Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi)
- Music Composer: Masayasu Tsuboguchi (Debut Role)
- Sound Director: Shoji Hata (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon)
- Animation Studio: TMS Entertainment (Yowamushi Pedal, Detective Conan)
ReLIFE is a romance slice of life web manga written and illustrated by Sou Yayoi. The series began in late 2013 being released on NHN PlayArt’s comico web application. The series has a total of 6 compiled volumes, with the latest volume releasing on February 12. The first two volumes of the manga has more than 450,000 copies in circulation. The series was adapted into a live action stage play and a TV anime series in Summer 2017.
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
The story follows Kaizaki Arata, a 27-year-old jobless man, who fails at every job interview he had after quitting his last company. His life changes after he met Yoake Ryou of the ReLife Research Institute, who offered him a drug that can change his appearance to 17-years-old and to become a subject in an experiment for one year. Thus, he begins his life as a high school student once more.
A 4 episode epilogue of the ReLIFE TV anime adaptation has been announced and will release in Japan on Blu-ray and DVD in March 2018. Further details about the episodes will be revealed at a later date.
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