After a successful run of “That Time, I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” season 1. Fans where left looking forward to the second season of the anime that was immediately announced for fall 2020. But due to COVID 19 the update of “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2” was rescheduled and when it comes back, it will be a split cour season.
In this post, I will be bringing you all the latest information and updates about “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” Season 2 update and everything else you need to know. The official website for the anime had already released new visuals and key art for “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” season 2 and Crunchyroll released the trailer back in March.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 will be released in January 2021. The exact date for the release of the series is yet to be communicated in due time. The original update for season 2 was set for fall 2021. But due to the impacts of COVID 19, it was postponed to winter 2021. Check out the official announcement made by the official twitter account @ten_sura_anime below.
— 【公式】TVアニメ『転生したらスライムだった件』 (@ten_sura_anime) May 28, 2020
The translation reads that, Due to the spread of new Corona Virus infectious disease, we have decided to postpone the premiere of the broadcasting from October to January 2021 for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2. They also apologized for any inconvenience that this might have brought. The Trailer and PV as officially released, was as follows:
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 will be a split cour broadcast as I have mentioned before. This means that it will be released on two successive parts but with a break in between them. The first part of season 2 will be released for Winter 2021 in January 2021. The second part will then follow suit and will be broadcasted in April 2021 as reported by Crunchyroll and the official website ten-sura.com.
The anime will also be available in Crunchyroll as soon as it air in Japan and the staff and the cast for season 1 have been confirmed to be returning for season 2 as well. The storyline for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime as described by Crunchyroll is as follows:
Corporate worker Mikami Satoru is stabbed by a random killer, and is reborn to an alternate world. But he turns out to be reborn a slime! Thrown into this new world with the name Rimuru, he begins his quest to create a world that’s welcoming to all races.
This will be all of the updates we have so far. The OVA for the anime are ongoing as for now. Just that there is a huge space between each update. So far, 4 OVAs have been released out of a total of 5. So the fifth one will be released later towards the Fall 2020 season. For more details on That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime OVAs you can check the update details here