Get ready for another adventure! Rimuru is set to return with That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2. The brand-new installment will be split into two broadcasting cours. While the first part will debut this year, the second one won’t return until the next year. Well, as per the looks, TenSura Season 2 seems much more exciting than ever before. What will happen in the new season? Here’s everything you need to know.
Tensei Shitara Suraimu Datta Ken or That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime originated as an online light novel series back in 2013. It was later published in Micro Magazine in 2014. Since then, writer Fuse and illustrator Mitz Vah have published sixteen volumes in total. Volume 16 recently released on March 27, 2020.
TenSura Season 2: Renewal & Production Details
In October 2018, Eight Bit production studio released an anime adaptation of the series. It became an instant hit by winning the hearts of millions of viewers around the world. TenSura’s unique storyline is an incredible addition to the Isekai genre. With its conclusion in March 2019, the demand for a second season became uncontrollable. Hence, the studio took no time to confirm the renewal.
The studio announced the news through the anime’s social media handle. Eight Bit began the productions soon after, which might continue for a few more months. In early 2020, the studio announced the release window of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2.
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2: Is This The Last Season?
Like the first installment of the anime, That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2 will also be a split-cour season. Hence, it may contain 23 to 24 episodes, as well. TenSura Season 1 covered the plot of the first three volumes alongside some chapters of Volume 4. The upcoming installment is expected to adapt the next few LN volumes. This includes the rest of the chapters from Volume 4 through Volume 8.
However, as of now, the TenSura light novel series consists of sixteen volumes in total. Hence, the studio will still have another eight volumes to cover in future installments. Looking at the popularity of the anime, the producers may not cancel the series just yet. Yet, we can’t say for sure until the release of the second season.
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2: SPOILERS!
For fans who are eager to know what happens next, here’s the expected plot of Slime Isekai Season 2. Although this is not the official synopsis issued by the producers and is entirely based on the plot of its source material. As mentioned above, the upcoming season is expected to continue the story from the middle of Volume 4 through Volume 8. Hence, here’s everything plausible to happen in the new episodes.
The first season of the popular anime follows the story of a salaryman Satoru who is reincarnated as a Slime after his death. Rimuru, the slime has the ability that can devour other creatures and obtain their abilities. With his new powers and identity, Satoru attempt to build a new society where all kinds of species can happily live together.
As per reports, That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2 may pick from the middle of Volume 4. Rimuru happens to be traveling home when Hinata attacks and nearly kills him. The leading character somehow manages to escape and rushes towards his home. However, upon reaching, it turns out that Tempest is already facing an attack. The Kingdom of Farmus had besieged it at the behest of the Western Saints Church.
Henceforth, in order to defeat the enemy army, Rimuru evolves into a True Demon Lord. This step will change his new life forever and opens the gates to new challenges ahead. The latest trailer of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2 confirms that Rimuru has decided to become a Demon King.
TenSura Season 2: Trailer, Key Visuals & Official PV
Eight Bit recently confirmed the release date of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2. The studio announced the new alongside the first PV (Promotional Video) of the second season. Soon after the same, Crunchyroll started streaming the official trailer with English subtitles. The video reveals the title of the upcoming installment, “I decided to become a Demon King.”
Back in March 2019, the studio revealed the first key visual of TenSura Season 2. Later on in March 2020, another key visual was released by courtesy of Eight Bit.
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That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2: Release Date
The much-awaited release date of Slime Isekai Season 2 is finally out! On March 21, 2020, Eight Bit studio announced that the TenSura sequel would be a split-cour season. This means that the episodes will be split into two parts. The first part of the installment is set to debut in October 2020. Whereas, the remaining episodes will premiere later in April 2021. As of now, the studio is yet to confirm the concrete release date. However, we promise to update this section as soon as the news arrives.
The two parts of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2 will have a six months gap in between. Meanwhile, fans of the franchise will get to watch a spin-off series of the popular anime.
The Slime Diaries: SPIN-OFF Anime Release Date
Taiki Kawakami launched a manga adaptation of the TenSura LN series in 2015. Later in 2018, a spin-off manga, Tensei Shitara Shachiku Datta Ken, began serialization. As per the latest reports, Eight Bit has confirmed the production of an anime series based on the spin-off manga.
The new series will be a spin-off anime to the TenSura anime adaptation. Currently, the title of the series is The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime (Tensura Nikki Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken). Moreover, it will be debuting in January 2021. Also, it may conclude sometime around March 2021. The spin-off anime will fill in the gap between both parts of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2 (October 2020 & April 2021).
Eight Bit Studio released the trailer of the anime on March 21, 2020. The series will center around Rimuru and friends in their daily life rather than the main plot.
New OVA Episodes: Release Date
As a part of the limited-edition manga series, the producers will be releasing three new OVA episodes of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime. Two sets of similar OVA episodes have already released alongside TenSura’s previous manga volumes. This is the third set, which will be bundled with forthcoming manga volumes. A special screening was held for the episodes back on January 26, 2020.
The first episode of the series recently released on March 27, 2020. Whereas, the second OVA episode will be bundled with Volume 15 of the manga series on July 9, 2020. On the other hand, Volume 15 of the TenSura manga will bring along the third OVA episode. It will arrive on November 11, 2020.
The production has confirmed the above-mentioned release dates. However, the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may affect the release of the manga volumes. We will update this section accordingly.
Well, there are chances that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may stall the release of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 2. However, considering that the premiere is several months away, the new episodes may arrive on time. As of now, Part 1 of TenSura Season 2 will come out in October 2020. Whereas, the second part will debut in April 2021. This article will be updated with the arrival of any new details or alterations.