That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime has delayed the broadcast of its second season and spin-off anime Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime due to the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The first part of Season 2 will now air in Jan. 2021 with the second part following in July, while Slime Diaries will now air in April. Via a statement on the official site, the production team offered their profound apologies and asked for fans’ understanding.
Season 2 was originally scheduled for broadcast from October this year, with the second half from Apr. 2021. The spin-off was slated to air in Jan. 2021.
Originally a light novel series by Fuse and Mitz Vah, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime follows a salaryman who is stabbed to death and subsequently reincarnated as a slime in another world. Taking on the name Rimuru, he tries to create a society in which all species can live together happily. The first season of the TV anime was broadcast from Oct. 2018 to Mar. 2019.
(C)Kawakami Taiki, Fuse, Kodansha / That Time I Got Reincarnated Production Committee
(C) Shiba, Fuse, Kodansha / Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Production Committee
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