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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (転生したらスライムだった件 Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken?) is a light novel series written by Fuse and illustrated by Mitz Vah. It originally started as a web novel hosted on Shōsetsuka ni Narō between 2013-2016. The series was acquired by Micro Magazine, who published the first light novel volume in 2014. The series would later receive two manga adaptations and an anime television series adaptation by 8-Bit.

Plot Edit

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!

Media Edit

Light Novel Edit

Fuse originally began the series as a web novel hosted on Shōsetsuka ni Narō. The series was acquired for print publication by Micro Magazine, with illustrations by Mitz Vah. Yen Press licensed the light novels for English release.[1]

Manga Edit

A manga adaptation was made by Taiki Kawakami and was published in Kodansha's Monthly Shōnen Sirius on March 26, 2015. Kodansha USA licensed the manga for English release. A second manga, titled That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: How Monsters Walk (転生したらスライムだった件~魔物の国の歩き方~ Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken: Mamono no Arukikata), with art by Shō Okagiri, has been serialized on Micro Magazine's Comic Ride website since July 28, 2016. A spin-off manga titled Tensei Shitara Shachiku Datta Ken illustrated by Shizuku Akechi has been announced.[2]

Anime Edit

An anime adaptation was first announced on March 2018.[3] It was later announced that the series will run for two cours,[4] and will air on October 2018.[5] The series will be simulcast by Crunchyroll,[6] with a simuldub by Funimation.[7] The anime will run for 24 episodes.[8]

References Edit

  1. Yen Press Licenses Saga of Tanya the Evil, Acca 13, One Week Friends, A Polar Bear in Love, More
  2. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Gets Spinoff Manga
  3. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Light Novels Get Fall TV Anime
  4. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime's Video Reveals Cast, Half-Year Run
  5. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime Reveals More Cast, October 1 Premiere
  6. Crunchyroll Announces RErideD, Double Decker, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Radiant Anime for Fall
  7. Funimation Adds That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Double Decker!, Space Battleship Tiramisu Zwei Anime to Fall Simuldub Lineup
  8. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime Listed With 24 Episodes

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