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ReLIFE Manga to End in March

posted on 2017-12-22 16:00 EST
Manga's ending scheduled for same month as anime's 4-episode finale

Manga artist Yayoiso announced in the 211th chapter of her ReLIFE manga on Friday that she plans to end the manga in March 2018.

Similarly, the anime adaptation's four-episode finale will ship on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on March 21. It will also stream on Amazon Prime.

Yayoiso began the manga on the Comico app in 2013, and Taibuno published the seventh compiled volume on February 25. Crunchyroll began releasing the manga digitally in 2015 it is no longer publishing the manga as of Wednesday.

The manga revolves around Arata Kaizaki, an unemployed, single 27-year-old who has just been cut off from his parents' financial support. Unable to find a job due to his leaving his previous employer within three months, he is stuck. One night after drinking with a high school friend, Arata meets Ryō Yoake, a man who offers Arata pills to turn him back into a 17-year old so he can redo his life. After agreeing to the experiment, Arata joins a high school class, and meets Chizuru Hishiro, a socially awkward silent beauty who yearns to have friends. Through connecting with her and other classmates, Arata must find what he lacks to live a happy life in the real world within a one-year time limit.

The original run of the anime debuted in its entirety on the Comico app in June 2016. The anime began its television broadcast in Japan the following month, and Crunchyroll streamed the full anime with English subtitles on the same day. Funimation then offered the episodes with an English dub.

A live-action film adaptation opened in Japan in April.


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