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That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Season 3 Announced For Spring 2024

It was revealed at the grand finale screening of the Scarlet Bond movie that the anime of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime will return with season 3 in Spring 2024.

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Season 3 of the TV anime That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime is set to debut in Spring 2024. The franchise announced the new season in its grand finale screening of the movie Tensura: Scarlet Bond.

Besides a new season, the anime will also receive a 3-episode OVA, Koriusu no Yume (Coleus’s Dream), in Fall 2023. These announcements are part of the franchise’s 10th-anniversary project.

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The anime franchise has had a successful run with its two previous seasons. Its source material is Taiki Kawakami’s manga, an adaptation of Fuse and Mitz Vah’s light novels. The first season of the anime premiered in October 2018 on Crunchyroll and FUNimation (English dub).

In January 2021, the second season’s first cour premiered, following which extra stories were adapted as anime. These were based on Shiba’s spinoff manga The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime.

The second cour of the second season launched in July 2021, marking 9 months of continuous anime premiere from the franchise.

November 25 saw an original anime film with the title Scarlet Bond opening in Japan. Fuse drafted the story and the film grossed over USD 3 million in three days. It also earned over USD 1.5 million within three days from its release in USA and Canada on January 20.

That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Details:

MAL describes the anime as:

Thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is a typical corporate worker, who is perfectly content with his monotonous lifestyle in Tokyo, other than failing to nail down a girlfriend even once throughout his life.

In the midst of a casual encounter with his colleague, he falls victim to a random assailant on the streets and is stabbed. 

However, while succumbing to his injuries, a peculiar voice echoes in his mind and recites a bunch of commands which the dying man cannot make sense of.

When Satoru regains consciousness, he discovers that he has reincarnated as a goop of slime in an unfamiliar realm. 

In doing so, he acquires newfound skills—notably, the power to devour anything and mimic its appearance and abilities. 

He then stumbles upon the sealed Catastrophe-level monster “Storm Dragon” Veldora who had been sealed away for the past 300 years for devastating a town to ashes. 

Sympathetic to his predicament, Satoru befriends him, promising to assist in destroying the seal. In return, Veldora bestows upon him the name Rimuru Tempest to grant him divine protection.

Now, liberated from the mundanities of his past life, Rimuru embarks on a fresh journey with a distinct goal in mind. 

As he grows accustomed to his new physique, his gooey antics ripple throughout the world, gradually altering his fate.

Source: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime franchise‘s Twitter accountComic Natalie