Written by: Jei Beltrano
Published on: September 21, 2021 at 22:37 PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter for the TV anime series adaptation of Fuse's "That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime" light novel series has announced on Tuesday, right after its second season finale broadcast, that the series is receiving a movie project for Fall 2022.
The announcement was made through an announcement video revealed on Twitter along with a teaser visual.
Its official website also opened today. No other details were revealed as of writing.
The first season of the TV anime series adaptation was animated and produced by animation studio 8 Bit, which aired from October 2018 to March 2019 with a total of 24 episodes. The series was directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi, with Atsushi Nakayama as assistant director, Kazuyuki Fudeyasu handling series composition, Ryouma Ebata designing the characters, and Takahiro Kishida providing monster designs. Elements Garden composed the series' music.
The second season with its returning cast and staff was a split-cour series with the first part airing from January to March 2021, and the second part from July to September 2021. The second season composed of 24 episodes. During its final episode broadcast on September 21, it was announced that the series is receiving a movie project for Fall 2022.
The series is based on the Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Fuse, and illustrated by Mitz Vah. that was serialized online between 2013 and 2016 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was acquired by Micro Magazine, who published the first light novel volume in 2014. Sixteen volumes have been released as of March 2020.
It also has received a manga adaptation published by Kodansha along with three manga spin-offs published respectively by Micro Magazine and Kodansha.
A spin-off anime series based on the Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime manga was also scheduled to premiere in January 2021 but has been also delayed to April 2021 due to COVID-19. Eight Bit will also animate the series, with Yuji Ikuhara directing the series, Kotatsumikan writing the script, Risa Takai and Atsushi Irie as character designers, and R.O.N composing the music.