It’s time to get a ReLIFE!
Earlier today, the official ReLIFE anime website updated with a new promotional video. The 60-second teaser offers a brief overview of the series, with opening theme Button by Penguin Research as the background track.
ReLIFE is based on Yayoiso’s manga of the same naem> The series is being helmed by Tomo Kosaka at TMS Entertainment, with Junko Yamanaka (Kamisama Kiss, Case Closed) providing character designs. The team of Kazuho Hyodo and Michiko Yokote are in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Chizuru Hishiro: Ai Kayano
- Arata Kaizaki: Kensho Ono
- Nobunaga Asaji:Daisuke Namikawa
- Rena Kariu: Haruka Tomatsu
- Honoka Tamarai: Himika Akaneya
- Kokoro Amatsu: Miyuki Sawashiro
- Akira Inukai: Noriaki Sugiyama
- An Onoya: Reina Ueda
- Ryō Yoake: Ryohei Kimura
- Sumire Inukai: Ryoko Shiraishi
- Kōshi Usa: Wataru Hatano
- Kazuomi Ōga: Yūma Uchida
ReLIFE will hit Japanese TV on July 1, at 24:00 (July 2 at midnight) on Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and BS11. Earlier today, Crunchyroll confirmed that they will stream the series as it airs in Japan. The company currently distributes the original manga via their digital platform, which they describe as:
Arata Kaizaki (27) quit the job he landed after graduation in only three months. His life did not go well after that. Now his parents are threatening to stop sending money, and want him to come back to the country. He has no friend or girlfriend to share his troubles with…as he hits rock bottom a strange man named Ryo Yoake appears. Yoake invites Kaizaki to join a societal rehabilitation program for NEETs called ReLife. This program uses a mysterious drug to make him look younger, and sends him back to high school for a year…
Several character designs were unveiled to promote the series, which you can check out below: