Twitter has announced the TV anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki’s Re: Zero Starting Life in Another World on Thursday. The 2nd half of the anime series will be most probably premier on January 6, 2021, in Japan. It has also revealed its new visual. Crunchyroll eventually premiered an English dub version for its first season. However, the TV anime series streaming company started releasing the Re: Zero Season 2 English dub in fall 2020.
It’s cast and staff will reprise their roles for its 2nd season. This animated series is produced by animation studio White Fox and directed by Masaharu Watanabe and written by Masahiro Yokotani, along with Kyuta Sakai is serving as both chief animation director and character designer.
Besides, Kenichiro Suehiro is composing the anime series’ music with Jin Aketagawa handled the sound direction for the anime, and its sound effects were produced already by Yuji Furuya. So, Kentaro Minegishi is the series’ director of photography, and Yoshito Takamine serves as an art director.
On what Novel series is Zero 2 based?
This anime series is based on the Japanese light novel series written by Tappei Nagatsuki and illustrated by Shin’ichiro Otsuka, which was first serialized on the website of Shosetsuka ni Naro from 2012 onwards.
When did Zero First Season Air?
The first season of this TV anime series adaptation Zero 2 was aired from 4th April 2016 to 19th September 2016, consisting of 25 episodes. However, the second season was announced to be in a split-cour.
Moreover, the first cour was originally announced to release in April 2020. It was later delayed to July due to some of the effects in the production brought by the new COVID-19 pandemic. So, it was aired from 8th July 2020 to 30th September 2020.
Returning Cast Members for the Re: Zero Season 2
The whole staff at the animation studio White Fox will now be returning to produce Re: Zero Season 2 Second Part. Besides, some of it’s returning cast members have now been listed by a video trailer for its second season.
- Subaru is played by Yusuke Kobayashi
- Petra is played by Marika Kouno.
- Rem (who?) is played by Inori Minase.
- Echidna is played by Maaya Sakamoto.
- Ram is played by Rie Murakawa.
- Beatrice is played by Satomi Arai.
- Puck is played by Yumi Uchiyama.
- Garfiel is played by Nobuhiko Okamoto.
- Roswaal is played by Takehito Koyasu.
- Emilia is played by Rie Takahashi.
- Otto is played by Kouhei Amasaki.
- Frederica is played by Kaori Nazuka.
- Lewes is played by Aimi Tanaka.
Re: Zero Season 2: Theme Song
Re: Zero Season 2 Part 1 opening theme song music “Realize” was beautifully performed by Konomi Suzuki, who earlier performed the opening song for its first season. However, the ending music theme song “Memento” was performed by a singer Nonoc, who has previously performed for the Re: Zero OVA episodes.
Re: Zero Season 2 Part 2 Opening Theme song will be “Long Shot” by Mayu Maeshima, whereas the ED will be “Believe In You” by Nonoc.
This anime is now streaming on Crunchyroll, VRV, Netflix, and HBO Max. However, the finale for the first part, Re: Zero Season 2 Episode 13, has already been released on September 30, 2020. So, the anime will continue in 2021 with Re: Zero Season 2 Episode 14.
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