That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime Reveals More Cast, October 1 Premiere
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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:
- Miho Okazaki as Rimuru
- Tomoaki Maeno as Veldora
- Yumiri Hanamori as Shizu
- Makoto Furukawa as Benimaru
- Sayaka Senbongi as Shuna
- M.A.O as Shion
- Takuya Eguchi as Sōei
- Houchu Ohtsuka as Hakurō
- Rina Hidaka as Milim
- Megumi Toyoguchi as Great Sage
- Junichi Yanagita as Kurobee
- Chikahiro Kobayashi as Ranga
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. Ryouma 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.
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