Second ‘Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu’ Anime Season Airs in April 2020

The official website of the Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-) anime series revealed on Tuesday that its second season will debut in April 2020.

The website also announced that an edited version of the first anime season will begin airing on January 1, 2020. The new edition will recompile the 25-episode season as one-hour episodes and contain new scenes. The edited version will air on AT-X at 10:30 p.m., followed by Tokyo MX, BS11, and Sun TV, among other stations. A key visual for the new edition was also revealed (pictured right).

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu adapts Tappei Nagatsuki‘s adventure fantasy light novel, which premiered in Spring 2016. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Memory Snow, the first original video animation, opened in theaters in Japan last October. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Hyouketsu no Kizuna, which covers the prequel novel included with the first Blu-ray volume, screened in Japan on November 8.

Nagatsuki began penning the novel on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in April 2012. Kadokawa began publishing the series with illustrations by Shinichirou Ootsuka through its MF Bunko J imprint in January 2014. The 21st volume went on sale on September 25.

Source: animate Times