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Animax Asia Airs Re:ZERO Season 2 Anime

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd season simulcast premieres in Japan on July 8

Animax Asia announced on Saturday that it will air a simulcast of the second season of the Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- anime. Animax Asia will premiere the anime on July 9 at 8:30 p.m. GMT +8.

The second season will premiere in Japan on July 8, with the second half premiering in January 2021.

The anime's second season was delayed from April to July. The staff explained that "the global issues of the COVID-19 coronavirus illness have had a big effect on the production" of the show.

Konomi Suzuki is returning to the franchise to perform a new opening song for the second season. Singer nonoc is returning for the new ending theme song "Memento."

Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Director's Cut, an updated version of the television anime's first season, premiered on January 1. The new edit of the first 25-episode season adds some new footage and reworks the episodes to run in a one-hour timeslot. Animax Asia began airing the anime on June 15.

The 25-episode first anime season of Tappei Nagatsuki's Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- light novel series premiered in April 2016. Animax Asia premiered the anime in January 2017.

The anime has inspired two original video anime (OVA) volumes, titled Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- Memory Snow and Re:ZERO - Starting Life in Another World - The Frozen Bond. Animax Asia will air both anime this Thursday and Friday.

Source: Animax Asia's Facebook page

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