“That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” TV Anime Visual and Promo Video Revealed

© Taiki Kawakami / Fuse / Kodansha / Tensura Production Committee

 

Light novel series “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” will receive a TV anime adaptation in Fall 2018.

The series racked up 400 million page views during its first incarnation as part of user-generated novel publishing site Shosetsuka ni Naro. The light novel edition has over 4.5 million copies in print, and an anime adaptation is currently running in Kodansha’s Monthly Shonen Sirius.

The series tells the story of an average office worker named Satoru Mikami who is transformed into a sentient slime when he gets transported to a parallel world. Mikami is forced to come to terms with his new existence while coping with a world full of strange creatures and unfamiliar challenges.

The anime series will be directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi (“Comet Lucifer,” “Infinite Stratos”) and written by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (“Girls’ Last Tour”), with character design by Ryoma Ebata. Five teaser visuals and a teaser video have been released to promote the upcoming series. A smartphone game based on the franchise has also been announced.

 

© Taiki Kawakami / Fuse / Kodansha / Tensura Production Committee

Veldora, a Storm Dragon

© Taiki Kawakami / Fuse / Kodansha / Tensura Production Committee

Shizu

© Taiki Kawakami / Fuse / Kodansha / Tensura Production Committee

A smartphone game based on the series has also been announced

© Taiki Kawakami / Fuse / Kodansha / Tensura Production Committee © 2018 KICK-ASS, Ltd. / © 2018 Gamegate, Inc.

 

Links

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (TV Anime)

http://ten-sura.com

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Manga)

http://shonen-sirius.com/series/sirius/slime/

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