That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime Casts Takuma Terashima

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New key visual also revealed for series premiering on October 1

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 an additional cast member and character on Monday. Takuma Terashima, who is performing the anime's opening theme song "Nameless story," will play protagonist Satoru Mikami.

Takuma Terashima as Satoru Mikami

The website also revealed the second key visual for the anime.

The previously announced cast includes:

Miho Okazaki as Rimuru, who was an ordinary salaryman named Mikami until he was transported to an alternate world as a slime monster after a certain incident.

Tomoaki Maeno as Veldora, a Storm Dragon who is the first creature the slime monster encounters. Veldora names the slime monster Rimuru and becomes Rimuru's first friend.

Yumiri Hanamori as Shizu, a Japanese girl summoned to an alternate world by a demon king. She will eventually have a great impact on Rimuru

Makoto Furukawa as Benimaru, chief of the Ogre tribe

Sayaka Senbongi as Shuna, Benimaru's younger sister

M.A.O as Shion, a member of the Ogre tribe

Takuya Eguchi as Sōei, an Ogre who specializes in covert operations

Houchu Ohtsuka as Hakurō, an Ogre who is a master of the sword

Rina Hidaka as Milim, the oldest of the Demon Lords

Kanehira Yamamoto as Rigurdo

Haruki Ishiya as Rigur

Asuna Tomari as Gobuta

Atsushi Ono as Kaijin

Rie Tanaka as Trainee

Megumi Toyoguchi will also play Great Sage, a Unique Skill that Rimuru has that speaks inside him.

The anime will premiere 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 series will begin streaming on d Anime Store (Docomo Anime Store) on October 3, and it will also stream through other services in Japan. The anime will run for two cours or half a year. Crunchyroll will stream the series, and Funimation Entertainment will stream an English dub.

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 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!

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.

TRUE is performing the anime's ending theme song "Another colony."

Source: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime's website

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