Yasuhito Kikuchi (Comet Lucifer, Infinite Stratos) serves as director at 8-Bit
A TV anime adaptation of Fuse's fantasy light novel series Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken/Regarding Reincarnated to Slime is confirmed to premiere in Japan this fall. The anime's teaser site opens today with five teaser visuals and a 70-second PV introducing its main staff.
TV Anime Main Staff:
Director: Yasuhito Kikuchi (Comet Lucifer, Infinite Stratos)
Sub Director: Atsushi Nakayama (Absolute Duo, Comet Lucifer)
Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Black Clover, Girls' Last Tour)
Character Designer: Ryoma Ebata (Magical Warfare, Busou Shinki)
Monster Designer: Takahiro Kishida (Welcome to the Ballroom, Haikyu!!)
Music: Elements Garden (Senki Zessho Symphogear, Uta no Prince-sama)
Anime Production: 8-bit (Infinite Stratos, Knight's & Magic)
The novel was first serialized on the user-generated novel publishing website Shosetsuka ni Narou
between 2013 and 2016, and has been viewed over 400,000,000 times. Its print editions have been
published from Micromagazine's GC Novels imprint since May 2014 with 12 volumes and its manga
adaptation illustrated by Takiki Kawakami has released seven volumes. A total print run of the whole
series has reached 4.5 million copies in Japan so far.
Its English editions have been released by Yen Press in North America, under the tile That Time I Got
Reincarnated as a Slime. The publisher introduces the novel's synopsis as below:
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!
Novel 1st and 12th volume covers
Manga 1st and 7th volume covers
In addition, a smartphone game based on the novel, titled Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken: Makoku Renpou
Souseiki (Road of Tempest) is now in the works.
© Taiki Kawakami, Fuse, Kodansha/TenSura Production Committee
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