This is a list of characters appearing in the game NEO:The World Ends with You (NEO: TWEWY). Check each character's individual page for advice on the recommended equipment for each character.
Many fans of the original game hints at the possibility of the mysterious hooded figure seen on the game's cover and in trailers to be the Neku, the legendary player of the Reaper's Game. Neku was the main protagonist of the original The World Ends With You game back in 2007.
The table below shows the list of playable characters in NEO: TWEWY, including their abilities or unique psych. Each character will join your party according to the day it unlocks. You will also have an option to add Minamimoto to your party again, starting from Another Day.
|Playable Character||Day Unlocked||Unique Psych/ Abilities|
|Rindo||Start of game||Time Travel:
Allows him to go back in time.
(Change Our Fate)
|Fret||Start of game||Remind:
Jog People's Memories
Playable again starting Another Day
Allows the team to enter a person's mind.
|Beat||Week 2, Day 3||Soundsurfing:
Allows you to sprint and move faster while free roaming.
|Shoka||Week 2, Day 7||Telewarping:
Allows the team to travel from 1 Warp Point to another.
|Neku||Week 3, Day 5||None|
|Rindo||One of the newest Players in the Reapers’ Game, Rindo is a high schooler to whom searching for info on his phone is second nature. He prefers to go with the flow, and although he doesn’t go out of his way to interact with others, he won’t turn them away if they come to him first. Thrust into the Game without even realizing it, he now serves as the de facto leader of the Wicked Twisters.|
|Fret||Rindo’s happy-go-lucky classmate and fellow Player in the Reapers’ Game, Fret boasts the ability to get along with just about anyone. While he styles himself as a natural conversationalist, he prefers to keep things light, subconsciously avoiding subjects that are too serious. He enjoys walking around town with his buddy “Rindude.”|
|Minamimoto||Minamimoto puts his impressive psychic powers to use when he saves Rindo and the gang from a tight spot early on, then forces himself onto their team. He calculates every possible future using his own unique formulas and acts in accordance with the values he discovers, but he remains a mystery to all around him. He seems to have his sights set on something greater than Rindo and the gang.|
|Nagi||Another Player in the Reapers’ Game, Nagi is a college student whose youthful appearance leads others to mistake her for a middle schooler. She is deeply passionate about her pastimes, devoting all of her time and energy to her favorite games. Highly perceptive, she is acutely aware of others’ emotions, and shows disdain toward those she deems superficial and disingenuous.|
|Beat||Nicknamed "Beat," this man is a veteran of the Reapers' Game. Stubborn and hot-blooded, he is quick to anger, but his short temper belies a more brotherly, nurturing side. He has the ability to Soundsurf, or move across town at high speed.|
|Neku||A legendary Player and friend of Beat's who changed Shibuya's fate in the Reapers' Game three years ago. He returned to Shibuya after learning it was in trouble. When it comes to using psychs, his prowess is nearly unmatched.|
|Susukichi||Another participant in the Reaper's Game. Despite having a huge body and piercing eyes, he has a surprisingly high-pitched voice. Much like his favorite game Reversi, his character and even his way of thinking is influenced to be black-and-white|
|Tsugumi||Another participant in the Reaper's Game alongside Susukichi in Ruinbringers. Tsugumi is recognized as having high psychic ability. She's usually very closed off and introverted but her psychic prowess poses a threat to other Players.|
|Fuya||Fuya may not look like it, but he's actually the leader of the Deep Rivers Society. He recalls that he just got "sucked into the game ". His cowardice actually plays to his strength as another participant in the Reaper's Game.|
|Kanon||Kanon is a gentle and charming woman who serves as the leader of the Variabeauties. Her ability to be cunning and wise plays a significant role in analyzing battle situations in one glance.|
|Motoi||As the leader of Purehearts. Motoi is an impressive man. He may talk about business all the time, but his words are poetic and enigmatic at times. But there's something about him that makes people gravitate towards him.|
|Kariya||One of the Shibuya Reapers, Kariya has been a Reaper for a long time. He's not interested in getting promoted and continues to work as a lower-ranking Reaper. He's always carrying a Noh ball with him. Despite his laid back personality, he's actually seen as the "big brother" of the Shibuya Reapers.|
|Yashiro||One of the Shibuya Reapers, Yashiro used to be a Reaper with a strong desire for success. She is now cool-headed and calm in her demeanor towards anything that happens. However the strong and easy-go-lucky personality has not changed much.|
|Coco||One of the Shibuya Reapers. Coco is a freely active in the center of Harajuku. She shows little interest in her work as Reaper. She's very clever and cunning.|
|Shiba||Shiba is a man who sits at the upper ranks of Reapers.He's also served as a "game master" who decides the rules of the game. Compared to the other Reapers, his psychic powers are extraordinaryy. There is no one who can defy him in his element.|
|Shoka||One of the Reapers who run the Reaper's Game. She's always doing the work of monitoring the game in case something unexpected happens. The hoodie she's alaways wearing resembles the black cat stuffed toy that Tsugumi is always seen carrying.|
|Ayano||One of the Reapers in charge of the Reaper's Game. She's highly trusted by the leader Shiva. She's cold and unforgiving to others.|
|Kaie||Kaie is one of the Reapers in charge of the Reaper's Game. He's described as an expressionless and voiceless man, preferring to communicate via texts through his smartphone than to talking. Despite being the quiet type, he's actually very knowledgeable.|
|Kubou||One of the Reapers who run the Reaper's Game. In addition to monitoring and recognition of the defeat of participants, Kubou is also responsible for the fine-tuning of the processes involved in the Reaper's Game. There are many who do not like him, but Shiva seems to keep him in close company.|
|Hishima||One of the Shinjuku Reapers. Hishima is rarely involved in the Reaper's Game. Not a lot is known about Hishima, a man shrouded in mystery.|
|Rhyme||Former Player of the Reapers' Game. After returning to the RG, she discovered a talent for hacking while searching for a new dream to chase. She hacks into the RNS in hopes of getting in touch with her brother, forging an unlikely friendship with the network's creator Kaie in the process.|
|Hazuki||He tasked Kubo with Shinjuku's destruction, but exorcised his disobedient subordinate when he tried to erase Shibuya, too. After receiving an insightful tour of the city, he gives Rindo the power to Replay one last time.|
|Shiki||Former player in the Reapers' Game, Mr. Mew's creator, and Neku's close friend. Upon her return to the RG, she started a fashion brand with her best friend while they were both still in school. Now, she is one of the rising stars of the design world.|
|Joshua||A whimsical and elusive being from a Higher Plane. Three years ago, he spirited Neku away to Shinjuku in an attempt to learn more about the Executor. He keeps constant watch over Shibuya, even if he rarely graces the city with his presence.|
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