During a live broadcast for the Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken franchise (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime), which is based on a series of light novels written by Fuse and illustrated by Mitz Vah, shared a new promotional video for the second part of the second season of his anime adaptation. The series will premiere on July 6 in Japan.
In addition, the artists who will interpret the musical themes of the series have been announced. The opening song “ Like Flames ” will be in charge of the YouTuber and singer MindaRyn. The closing theme “ Reincarnate ” will be performed by the voice actor and singer Takuma Terashima.
It was also revealed that the voice actress Akira Ishida will be part of the anime cast to play Guy Crimson, one of the primitives.
This second season is confirmed with a total of twenty-four episodes, twelve in the winter season of 2021 (January-March) and another twelve in the summer season of 2021 (July-September). In the mid-season, that is, in the spring of 2021 (April-June), the anime adaptation of the spin-off manga Tensura Nikki: Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken is being broadcast.
It is just another ordinary day for Satoru Mikami. The sun is shining brightly on the streets of Tokyo, and he is in the middle of an argument with his colleagues when he is suddenly stabbed by a passing thief. The average 37-year-old corporate worker is now on the verge of death and has only one regret – to die a virgin. Fading away, he is startled by a mysterious AI-like voice reciting commands. Satoru wakes up abruptly in the middle of a strange cave, but something strange has happened: he is now a slime of slime! Thanks to his new body, he acquired the ability to absorb anything and obtain his appearance and abilities. When testing his new powers and exploring the cave, he comes across a huge dragon called Veldora, which has been sealed for the past three hundred years. After quickly befriending the beast, Satoru decides to help him escape; in return, Satoru receives a new name: “ Rimuru Tempest ”. Wishing to avoid a life like his boring and mundane past, Rimuru is about to begin a great mission that will change his own destiny and the destiny of his new world.
The light novel has the storyline of Fuse with illustrations by Mitz Vah, it started to be published in May 2014 where after a year it got a manga adaptation by Shounen Sirius and illustrations by Taiki Kawakami. Its seventh volume went on sale on March 9. The animation is in charge of the director Yasuhito Kikuchi (Busou Shinki, Comet Lucifer, IS: Infinite Stratos) by the 8-Bit studio (Grisaia no Kajitsu, IS: Infinite Stratos), with the assistance of Atsushi Nakayama (Absolute Duo), series composition by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu, character design by Ebata Ryouma (Mahou Sensou) and monster design by Takahiro Kishida (Btooom!).