More details on Re:ZERO 2nd season will be revealed on June 11. The news was announced by the series official Twitter account. Yuusuke Kobayashi and Rie Takahashi who voice Subaru and Emilia in the series will make the announcement during a Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World live stream on the KADOKAWAanime YouTube Channel. The show was delayed from its April start to July due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The series first season received a one-hour episodes re-cut that lead up to the second season. The anime website listed the main cast and staff as returning.
Tappei Nagatsuki and Shinichirou Otsuka serialized Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World (Ri:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu, “Re: Starting life in a different world from zero”) light novel series on the website Shōsetsuka ni Narō from 2012 onwards. The story centers on Subaru Natsuki, a hikikomori who suddenly finds himself transported to another world on his way home from the convenience store.
The light novel series receive an anime television series adaptation by White Fox. The series aired from April 4, 2016, to September 19, 2016. The first of two OVA based on the series was released on October 6, 2018, and the second OVA was released on November 8, 2019. In March 2017, game developer 5pb. released a visual novel based on the series.