The official website for the anime of Fuse and Mitz Vah‘s That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime novel series announced on Thursday that the upcoming second season of the anime has been delayed. The production committee explained that the production had alloted enough time, but the state of emergency in Japan due to the ongoing new coronavirus greatly affected their production schedules.
The anime is based on a comicalized version of the light novel series by the same name popular on the novel posting site “Become a Novelist". It depicts a salaried worker in modern society reincarnating in a different world as a slime and playing an important role.
The first season of TV anime was broadcast from October 2018 to March 2019.
The first cours (quarter of a year) of the second season has been delayed from October 2020 to January 2021, while the second cours is delayed from April 2021 to July 2021.
In addition, the TV anime of Shiba‘s spinoff manga The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Tensura Nikki Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken) has been delayed from January 2021 to April 2021.
Both anime will air on on Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting, Tochigi TV, and Gunma TV, making night straight months that anime from the franchise will air on TV.
♦ Staff for The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
- Director: Yuji Ikuhara
- Assistant Director: Tsutomu Kasai,
- Script: Kotatsumikan
- Character Designs: Risa Takai
- Music Composer: Atsushi Irie
- Art Director: Ayumi Satō
- Color Key Artist: Maki Saitou
- Compisition/Photography: Chiptune
♦ Cast for The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
- Miho Okasaki as Rimuru
- Makoto Furukawa as Benimaru
- Sayaka Senbongi as Shuna
- M.A.O as Shion
- Takuya Eguchi as Sōei
- Houchu Ohtsuka as Hakurō
- Junichi Yanagita as Kurobee
- Kanehira Yamamoto as Rigurdo
- Asuna Tomari as Gobuta
- Chikahiro Kobayashi as Ranga
- Tarô Yamaguchi as Geld
- Jun Fukushima as Gabiru
- Rumi Okubo as Soka
- Rie Tanaka as Trainee