Crunchyroll Adds 2 Series of Re:Zero Anime Shorts
posted on 2016-07-23 02:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Crunchyroll announced that it added all eleven episodes of the Re:ZERO ~Starting Break Time From Zero~ shorts at 7:00 p.m. ET on Friday. The company also announced that it will add all five of the Re:PETIT ~Starting Life in Another World from PETIT~ shorts, starting next Friday at 11:00 a.m. ET. Crunchyroll will then stream a new episode every week at that time.
The Re:PETIT ~Starting Life in Another World from PETIT~ spinoff anime shorts are currently airing after each new episode of the main anime. Kadokawa is streaming the third episode until July 26 at 6:00 p.m. JST, and the fourth will be available until August 2 at 6:00 p.m. JST.
The shorts feature the main television anime's cast members, including Yūsuke Kobayashi as Subaru Natsuki, Rie Takahashi as Emilia, and Yumi Uchiyama as Puck, and Satomi Arai as Beatrice.
Minoru Ashina (Lord Marksman and Vanadis ONA, Boku, Otaryman, Agriculture Angel Baraki) is serving as director, scriptwriter, and producer of the shorts at Studio Puyukai. Minoru Takehara (Lord Marksman and Vanadis ONA) is designing the super-deformed characters and is also credited with the animation.
The Re: Life in a different world from zero anime premiered on April 3. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan.