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Rimuru Gets Isekai'd Back to Japan in A Certain Magical Index Smartphone Game Crossover

posted on by Kim Morrissy
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime story event, gacha launches on October 14

The A Certain Magical Index: Imaginary Fest smartphone game announced on its official website on Tuesday that it will run a crossover event with the That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime series. The limited-time story event and gacha will launch on October 14.

The title of the event translates to "A Certain Slime And His Friends' Transference to Japan: That Time I Got Transported to Japan." The story will be fully voiced.

Veldora Tempest is obtainable as a reward character for playing through the event. The characters who can be obtained through the gacha are as follows: Rimuru Tempest, Milim Nava, Shizu, and Shion.

The game's official Twitter account posted a teaser video for the event, which previews the character art:

Rimuru and Milim will also appear as bosses in the upcoming Imaginary Wars raid event, which will run from October 17 to 24.

A Certain Magical Index: Imaginary Fest launched in 2019. The "academy supernatural powers battle role-playing game" based on the A Certain Magical Index franchise is free to play, but there are optional in-game charges.

The television anime of Taiki Kawakami's That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime manga, which in turn adapted author Fuse and artist Mitz Vah's light novel series, premiered in October 2018. The second part of the second television anime season premiered on July 6.

Yen Press licensed the light novel series, and it describes the story:

Lonely thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is stuck in a dead-end job, unhappy with his mundane life, but after dying at the hands of a robber, he awakens to a fresh start in a fantasy realm...as a slime monster! As he acclimates to his goopy new existence, his exploits with the other monsters set off a chain of events that will change his new world forever!

A Certain Magical Index: Imaginary Fest previously held a collaboration with KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!!, another popular isekai light novel series, in September 2020.

Source: A Certain Magical Index: Imaginary Fest official website (Link 2) (Link 3)

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