On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Fuse and illustrated by Mitz Vah, Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken, the rescheduling of the premiere of the next productions of the series was announced, as follows:
- The first half of the second season, which was scheduled to premiere in October 2020, will be delayed until January 2021.
- The anime adaptation of the spin-off manga Nikki Strain: Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken, which was scheduled to premiere in January 2021, will be delayed until April 2021.
- The second half of the second season, which was scheduled to premiere in April 2021, will be delayed until July 2021.
According to the statement, the production committee explained that development had begun with time to spare, but that the state of emergency declared in Japan by the new coronavirus disease pandemic (COVID-19) irreparably affected production, reason why it was decided to delay the three projects.
For his part, Fuse originally published the novels on the website. Shousetsuka ni Narou between 2013 and 2016, and the series garnered more than 400 million views.
The editorial Micro Magazine The publication of the work on paper began in 2014, and it published the sixteenth volume on March 27. The novels are inspiring a manga adaptation by Taiki Kawakami, and this in turn is what has inspired the anime adaptation, whose first season premiered in October 2018.
Synopsis of Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken
Satoru Mikami is an ordinary 37-year-old man who lives in Tokyo. He is relatively happy with his monotonous life, despite the fact that he has no girlfriend. During an encounter with one of his colleagues, an assailant stabs him and he dies. But during his agony before his death, a mysterious voice recites a series of commands that, at first, make no sense at all.
When he wakes up again, he discovers that he has re-incarnated into a slime in another world. Little did he know that his monotonous life has now taken a complete turn since, with his new form and life, he will discover new skills and make new friends.
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