Sou Yayoi (Yayoiso), the creator of the web manga ReLIFE, has announced in a recent chapter that the series is set to conclude this March. No official date or listing has been revealed for the manga’s final chapter.
In addition to the manga’s planned ending in March, the final episodes of the ReLIFE anime, ReLIFE: Final Chapter, will be released under the 7th Blu-ray and DVD volume on March 21st. The chapter includes 4 episodes set after the 2016 anime’s events.
The volume will also feature non-credited ending sequences and a booklet. The titles of the final episodes are:
- Report 14「Seed」
- Report 15「Need」
- Report 16「Date」
- Report 17「Life」
The Blu-ray edition of the release will retail for ￥9,800 (~ US$88.40), whilst the DVD will retail for ￥8,800 (~ US$79.40). ReLIFE: Final Chapter will also be available online via Amazon Prime Video on the same day.
A brand new commercial has been released announcing the details:
Here is the announcement video for the Final Chapter:
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 7 compiled volumes. 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 2016. The anime aired on Tokyo MX, BS11, GTV and Tochigi TV for a total of 13 episodes.
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.
The ReLIFE manga has been announced to end this March, alongside the release of the anime adaptation’s final episodes in ReLIFE: Final Chapter. Further details about the final chapters and episodes will be revealed at a later date.
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