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'That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime' TV Anime Gets 2nd Season (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
1st TV anime running for 25 episodes since October

The official Twitter account for the That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken) television anime series announced on Sunday that production on a sequel has been green-lit for 2020.

The television anime of Taiki Kawakami's manga, which in turn adapted author Fuse and artist Mitz Vah's light novel series, premiered on October 1. Crunchyroll is streaming the series, and FUNimation Entertainment is streaming an English dub. The anime's 23rd episode aired on March 11 as final episode for the main story. The show will then air two more episodes over the following two weeks. The 24th episode is titled "Kuro to Kamen" (Black and Mask), and is slated for March 18. The episode will be an anime original story showing an encounter between Shizu and Diablo. The extra 25th episode is titled "Veldora Nikki" (Veldora's Diary), and will air on March 25.

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.

Fuse launched the story serially on the "Shōsetsuka ni Narō" (Let's Become Novelists) website from 2013 to 2016. Micro Magazine began publishing the series in print in 2014. Taiki Kawakami launched the manga adaptation in Kodansha's Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine in 2015.

Yen Press is publishing the original light novels in English, and Kodansha Comics is publishing Taiki Kawakami's manga adaptation. The novels have also inspired several other spinoff manga.

Source: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime anime's Twitter account via Yaraon!

Update: The official website for the anime describes the upcoming sequel as the television anime's second season.

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