According to My Anime List , the “ReLIFE” anime 2016 will be aired this coming Jul. 2016. It was announced by the NHN PlayArt at AnimeJapan 2016. The first episode is expected to be previewed in a screening event on Jun. 12.
This upcoming anime adaptation of Sou Yayoi’s “ReLIFE” web manga will be produced by the TMS Entertainment . Furthermore, they have revealed that Kensho Ono (who played Kuroko in “Kuroko no Basket” and Hakuryu Ren in “Magi”) will take on the role of Arata Kaizaki.
It was also mentioned that Ai Kayano will play the character of Chizuru Hishiro while Ryouhei Kimura will take on Ryou Yoake. Haruka Tomatsu, Yuuma Uchida and Reina Ueda are part of the cast as Rena Kariu, Kazutomi Ooga and An Onoya, respectively.
“ReLIFE” is based on a slice of life and romance genre manga as mentioned in Otaku Tale . This focused on Arata Kaizaki’s life that was changed when he agreed to be part of an experiment in the ReLIFE Research Institute.
It all began when Arata Kaizaki , a 27-year-old unemployed man, who seems to fail in every job interview. He had quit his job, which only lasted for three months. One night, he met Ryou Yoake after drinking with his high school friends.
He was offered to take a pill that would change his appearance into a 17-year-old. The pill would allow him to redo his life and to let himself to be a subject for one year in the ReLIFE Research Institute.
After he agreed, he begins his life as a high school student where he met Chizuru Hishiro. She is a socially awkward person with a hidden beauty who wants to have friends. Arata, on the other hand, finds it endearing. As he tries to connect with her and their other classmates, he needs to discover what he lacks in his life so that he can be happy in the real world. Plus, he only has one year to do it.