The official website of The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken) streamed a promotional video for the anime, announcing that the author Fuse, and artist Mitz Vah’s light novel series Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken ( That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime) will be getting a televised anime series. The series will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on October 2nd, before airing on TVK. The website also revealed that Takuma Tershima will be performing the anime’s opening song “Nameless Story”, and TRUE to perform the ending song “Another Colony.” It will run for a total of two cours.

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Fuse launched the light novel, Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken, on “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” (Let’s Become Novelists) website from 2013 to 2016, from there the series gained over 400 million page views. Micro Magazine began to publishing the series in print in 2014. The 12th volume shipped on March 9, 2018. The series currently has 405 million copies in print. The manga adaptation was launched by Taiki Kawakami in Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine in 2015. Kondansha Comics, and Yen Press publishes the English translation of the series. The novels inspired a separate manga spinoff called Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken – Mamono no Arikikata (That Time I got Reincarnated As A Slime – How Monsters Walk) by Sho Okagiri, which is serialized in Micro Magazine’s Comic Ride manga website.

The staff consists of:

  • Director: Yasuhito Kikuchi (Infinite Stratos, Macross Frontier, Busou Shinki)
  • Assistant Director: Atsushi Nakayama (Absolute Duo)
  • Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes, Girls’ Last Tour, Recovery of an MMO Junkie)
  • Character Design: Ryouma Ebata (Busou Shinki, Magical Warfare)
  • Monster Design: Takahiro Kishida (Spring and Chaos, Serial Experiments Lain, Knight’s & Magic)
  • Elements Garden is composing the music.

The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime promotional videos:

The cast consists of:

Miho Okazaki (Foire from Overlord III) as Rimuru

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Tomoaki Maeno (White Blood Cell from Cells at Work) as Veldora

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Yumiri Hanamori (Evileye From Overlord III) as Shizu

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Makoto Furukawa (Masato Gomon from Anime-Gataris) as Benimaru

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Sayaka Senbongi (Ruri Akutsu from Aho-Girl) as Shuna

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M.A.O (Enri Emmot from Overlord) as Shion

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Takuya Eguchi (Satoshi Osugi from Eden of the East) as Sōei

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Houchu Ohtsuka (Abuto from Gintama) as Hakurō

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Rina Hidaka (Akari Yomatsuri from Captain Earth) as Milim

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Kanehira Yamamoto (Chō Yotoku from Hitori no Shita – the outcast) as Rigurdo

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Haruki Ishiya (Shūichi Tsukamoto from Sound! Euphonium) as Rigur

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Asuna Tomari (Ryūō Edogawa from Doreiku The Animation) as Gobuta

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Atsushi Ono (Blitz Talker from Re:CREATORS ) as Kaijin

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Rie Tanaka (Chii from Chobits) as Trainee

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Key Visual:

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The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime synopsis:

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!

Source: The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime website, TwitterANNNatalieCR, FUNimation

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