The release date for That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime season 2 has been officially confirmed, so when will the hit anime return?

There are thousands of fantastic anime series that you can binge-watch right now, but quite frankly, the sheer volume of shows available can sometimes be slightly overwhelming.

Despite this vast quantity of content, there aren’t many series that have the same level of creativity and originality as That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime.

Season 1 was a smash hit around the world, but many fans are wondering when the second season and the equally popular OVA series will return.

That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime: Renewal status

It’s good news for fans of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, season 2 has been officially confirmed by Eight Bit.

Although this news wasn’t particularly surprising to many of us, an official confirmation is always welcomed. Not only was the anime incredibly popular with fans, but received extremely positive reviews from critics for the animation, storyline and creativity.

Plus, the ongoing manga series that the anime is based on is only growing in popularity, releasing its 16th volume back in November.

That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime: Season 2 release date

  • That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime season 2 is scheduled to release on Crunchyroll on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021.

The second instalment of the hit anime was initially scheduled to release in October 2020 but, as with many projects this year, had to be delayed by a few months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Thankfully, the series will return in early-2021 and will be a split-cour season, with the second half currently scheduled to premiere in July 2021.

You can check out the official trailer for season 2 below:

On October 20th, a brand new visual artwork for season 2 was released which shows all of our favourite slimy characters, you can check it out below.

However, we are also getting a spin-off anime to the original show in April-2021 called Slime Diaries – so there’s lot’s of awesome slimy content to look forward to!

OVA episode 5…

The fifth OVA (OAD2) for That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime premiered on Wednesday, November 11th in Japan and on November 27th on Crunchyroll.

The fourth OVA “Rimuru’s Glamorous Life as a Teacher, Part 2” released in early June, but many fans were concerned that part 3 would not premiere this calendar year because of the pandemic.

Thankfully, the OVA series didn’t appear to be affected by the ongoing public health crisis and was released in early-November.

We will bring you updates on the second season of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, Slime Diaries and the OVA series as soon as more information is confirmed.

By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]

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