Anime series from MAPPA has always surprised and impressed fans in one way or the other. So, when MAPPA announced an original anime, the reaction of fans was overwhelming but predictable. MAPPA has brought forward many great series with unique plotlines. After the massive success of Jujutsu Kaisen, MAPPA’s next release is Re-Main. Fans were already riled up about this upcoming series. However, they are going to be more excited after hearing that the creators have announced Re-Main Episode 1 and 2 pre-screening. Pre-screening in itself is extremely rare. With no source material, it is already difficult to presume how well the content is going to be. However, the declaration of a pre-screening displays the confidence of the other creators of the series over Re-Main. We are bound to wonder if the series is in fact going to be so amazing as to be worthy of a pre-screening.
The creators of Re-Main are Masafumi Nishida, Bandai Namco Arts, and Mappa. It’s a sports genre anime with a very beautiful art style drawn by Aori Fujika and animated by Shiho Tanaka. Re-Main is directed by Masafumi Nishida and Kiyoshi Matsuda. The voice cast features many talented voice actors like Yūto Uemura, Kōtarō Nishiyama, Subaru Kimura, Lynn, Soma Saito, Makoto Furukawa, Tasuku Hatanaka, and Daisuke Hirose. With the announcement of the pre-screening, it is quite obvious to feel more excited about the show. Here are all the details about Re-Main episode 1 and 2 pre-screening.
Re-Main: Plot Summary
After a certain incident in his third year of Middle School, Minato Kiyoumizu is left unable to Water Polo. Even though he loved the sport, he couldn’t play it. He swears to never play Water Polo. However, on entering High School, he decides to try it again. He meets new people and a team. But, there might be new obstacles again.
Re-Main is a sports genre original anime series scheduled to release on 4 July 2021 at 01:30 JST on TV Asahi in Japan. Its international licensors are still not released.
Re-Main Episode 1 and 2 Pre-screening
Pre-screening refers to releasing episodes before the scheduled date. Re-Main, as mentioned, is set to be released on 4 July 2021. However, episodes 1 and 2 of Re-Main will air before the said date.
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On 1 June 2021, it was announced that Re-Main episode 1 and 2 pre-screening will take place on 13 June 2021 at 13:30 hours JST. Along with the pre-screening, an online talk show will also be held. The time-shift release of this program will begin at 19:00 hours JST on June 14, 2021. The deadline for the time-shift release as well as for viewing the show is till 23:59 hours JST of June 21, 2021. After that, you cannot watch the show even if you have paid for the tickets.
Pre-screenings are always charged. You can watch the first two episodes of Re-Main on Nico Live by booking your tickets. The tickets are available and on sale here. These tickets will cause 1500 Nico Nico Points, meaning 1500 Yen (13.68 USD or 998 INR) inclusive of all taxes.
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Re-Main Talk Show
Prior to the broadcast, an online talk show will take place. Many cast and staff members will make an appearance such as Masafumi Nishida, Yūto Uemura as Minato Kiyoumizu, Koutaro Nishiyama as Eitarou Oka, and Subaru Kimura as Jou Jojima. This talk show can be viewed by anyone for free without booking any ticket. The Re-Main talk show will start at 13:00 hours JST on 13 June 2021. The time-shift release of this program is the same as the pre-screening. Additionally, the talk show too will not be available after 23:59 hours JST of 21 June 2021.
If you want to catch up with the show in advance exclusively or if you are simply unable to wait because of the building excitement, book your tickets for the pre-screening before the tickets go out of the sale! Even if you don’t book the ticket, don’t forget to check into the Nico Live broadcast to view the live talk show featuring the creator and voice cast of Re-Main for free. You can refer to the official corner of Re-Main on the Nico Live website.