5pb. Games Develops Re:Zero Video Game
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
5pb. Games has opened a website to reveal that it is developing a Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu -Death or Kiss (Re: Life in a different world from zero -Death or Kiss-) game based on author Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrator Shinichirou Otsuka's Re:Zero light novel series. 5pb. Games hasn't yet revealed the game's platform(s) or release date.
Nagatsuki launched the story in the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in 2012, and Kadokawa published the eighth novel in the series on March 25. The light novel series has 1 million copies in print as of June, and the series was the #10 best-selling light novel series in Japan from November 2015 to May 2016. Yen Press released the first light novel volume in English on July 19. Yen Press is also releasing Daichi Matsuse's manga adaptation of the series in English, and the publisher released the first volume on July 26.
An ongoing television anime adaptation of the series premiered on April 3. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan under the title Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-. Crunchyroll is also streaming both the Re:Zero ~Starting Break Time From Zero~ and Re:PETIT ~Starting Life in Another World from PETIT~ short anime spinoff series.