Re:Zero anime 2nd season will begin broadcast on July 8th, 2020. The news was announced today during a live YouTube streaming. In addition, the anime website unveiled a new trailer, key visual, and characters. Yuusuke Kobayashi and Rie Takahashi who voices Subaru and Emilia in the series made the announcement during a Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World live stream on the KADOKAWAanime YouTube Channel. The show was delayed from April start to July due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Re:Zero Anime 2nd season additional cast:
- Echidna (CV: Maaya Sakamoto)
- Otto Suwen (CV: Kouhei Amasaki)
- Garfiel Tinsel (CV: Nobuhiko Okamoto)
- Frederica Baumann (CV: Kaori Nazuka) – Petra Leyte (CV: Marika Kouno)
- Lewes Meyer (CV: Aimi Tanaka)
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.