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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime Reveals More Cast, October 1 Premiere

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Rie Tanaka, Atsushi Ono, more join cast of fantasy series

The official website for the television anime of author Fuse and artist Mitz Vah's That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken or Regarding Reincarnated to Slime) light novel series revealed on Saturday that the series will premiere on October 1. The show will air on Tokyo MX and BS11 on October 1 at 24:00 (effectively October 2 at 12:00 a.m.), before airing later that evening on tvk. The show will also air on MBS.

The site also revealed five more cast members on Saturday.

Kanehira Yamamoto as Rigurdo

Haruki Ishiya as Rigur

Asuna Tomari as Gobuta

Atsushi Ono as Kaijin

Rie Tanaka as Trainee

Previously revealed cast members include:

The anime will run for two cours or half a year. Crunchyroll will stream the series.

Yasuhito Kikuchi (Infinite Stratos, Macross Frontier, Busou Shinki) is directing the anime at 8-Bit, with Atsushi Nakayama (Absolute Duo) as assistant director. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes, Girls' Last Tour, Recovery of an MMO Junkie) is in charge of series composition. Ryōma Ebata (Busou Shinki, Magical Warfare) is adapting the character designs for animation. Takahiro Kishida (Spring and Chaos, Serial Experiments Lain, Knight's & Magic) is in charge of monster design. Elements Garden is composing the music.

Takuma Terashima is performing the anime's opening theme song "Nameless story." TRUE is performing the anime's ending theme song "Another colony."

Yen Press licensed the 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!

Kodansha Comics is publishing Taiki Kawakami's manga adaptation in English

Sources: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime's official website, Comic Natalie

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