Shinpei is a time traveler and he is back from the future in “Summer Time Rendering” Episode 13. The new episode is titled “Friend.”
The official website has released the synopsis and spoiler stills of Episode 13. After the fiasco in the cave, Shinpei is left with no choice but to die and kickstart the fifth loop.
He turns back time and returns to July 22 for the fifth time. Ushio’s shadow arrives with Shinpei. She is delighted to see Hizuru and is relieved that the latter came back to life.
In the last episode, the shadow master shot Hizuru to death. But thanks to Shinpei’s loop, Hizuru is still alive.
Meanwhile, Nezu looks suspicious and accuses Shinpei of siding with the shadows. However, Hizuru tells Nezu to stop being rash. Then, Shinpei goes on to tell Hizuru and Nezu about his power that allows him to observe something and it becomes a reality.
However, Shinpei cannot figure out how he got this power. Turns out that Hizuru can trace back and find out who gave him this unique power.
“Upon hearing of Ushio’s death, Shinpei returns to his hometown of Wakayama City on Hitogashima and reunites with his childhood friend’s family. The funeral goes smoothly, but under the surface, something strange is brewing on the island. What mysteries await him on this secluded summer island?” the official synopsis of “Summer Time Rendering” manga read, according to Manga Plus.
The cast of the anime includes Anna Nagase as Ushio Kofune, Natsuki Hanae as Shinpei Ajiro, Maki Kawase as Tokiko Hishigata, Saho Shirasu as Mio Kofune, Tesshō Genda as Alain Kofune, Yōji Ueda as Tetsu Totsumura, Yōko Hikasa as Hizuru Minakata, Akio Ohtsuka as Seido Hishigata, Jin Urayama as Ginjiro Nezu, Katsuyuki Konishi as Masahito Karikiri, Misaki Kuno as Haine (Mother) and Kensho Ono as Sou Hishigata.
The opening theme song of “Summer Time Rendering,” titled “Natsuyume Noisy,” is performed by Asaka. The closing theme song, titled “Shitsuren Song Takusan Kiite Naite Bakari no Watashi wa Mou,” is by Riria.
Directed by Ayumu Watanabe, the anime is based on the original story by Yasuki Tanaka. Hiroshi Seko is credited for the series composition and scripting.
“Summer Time Rendering” Episode 13 is scheduled to air Thursday. Fans in the U.S. can watch the episode online on Disney Plus. The episode will live stream in Japanese with English subtitles.