Split-cour Season 2 to now air Part 1 in January, Part 2 July
The official website for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 announced today that the broadcast of the second season will be delayed until January 2021, changing from the original October release.
【放送延期のご案内】— 【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
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2 will be split cour, with Part 1 airing in January 2021 and Part 2 scheduled to air in July 2021.
The Slime Diaries, the side series, also now has a schedule change and is expected to broadcast in April 2021.
The official website previously released the key art for Season 2 and Crunchyroll aired the trailer for the continuation in March.
The staff and cast from the first season of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime are also confirmed to return for Season 2, which will be streamed on Crunchyroll as it airs in Japan.
Crunchyroll describes the first season as such:
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.
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