Crunchyroll announced at the San Diego Comic-Con virtual event that it will simulcast the Platinum End anime in Fall 2021 worldwide outside of Asia.
Hideya Takahashi was previously announced as directing the anime at Signal.MD, but the staff now say he is directing just the “first series.” Kazuchika Kise is directing the “second series.” Kōji Ōdate is designing the characters, and Shinichi Inotsume is supervising the series scripts. Masahiro Tokuda is composing the music.
The story of Platinum End is described as:
As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness. But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next god of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.