Kodoani.com – The “epic” screening of That Time I Got Reborned as a Slime: Scarlet Bond (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken: Guren no Kizuna-hen), the anime of That Time I Got Reborn as a Slime, announced a new three-episode original anime on Sunday. Koriusu no Yume will be released this fall.
Koriusu no Yume is a text story included in an additional booklet included with the Blu-ray Disc release of the second season That Time I Got Reborned as a Slime season. It became the main story inspiration for the Scarlet Bond movie. The “epic story” is set between the first two seasons of the TV series as Rimuru faces a conspiracy surrounding the Coleus Kingdom. Takuma Terashima (Satoru Mikami) will perform the opening theme song.
Koriusu no Yume is actually the second initiative in the “Tensura 10th Project” that celebrates the 10th anniversary of Fuse’s original light novel series. The first initiative, “Toaru Kyūka no Sigoshi-kata” (How to Spend a Certain Vacation), is a Fuse-specific story set in volumes 9 through 10 of the light novel. The story will begin serialization on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let’s Become Novelists) website on Monday, February 20 – the same day that Fuse launched the original novel on the same website exactly 10 years ago. 3×3 Eyes manga creator Yuzo Takada will launch a manga adaptation in the monthly Shonen Sirius magazine, as previewed below:
The third initiative is an upcoming campaign to celebrate the franchise reaching 40 million copies in circulation. That number includes 35 million copies of different books in Japan and 5 million copies overseas. The fourth initiative is the franchise’s first in-person “big event”. Finally, the fifth initiative is the franchise’s first theatrical play in August.
The first television anime from Taiki Kawakami’s manga, itself an adaptation of Fuse and Mitz Vah’s light novel series, premiered in October 2018.
The second television anime season premiered the first episodes (first quarter) in January 2021. The television anime from Shiba’s spinoff manga is The Slime Diaries: That Time I Got Reborn as a Slime (Tensura Nikki Tensei Shitara) Slime Datta Ken) then premiered on Tokyo MX in April 2021. After The Slime Diaries ended, second seasons of the second season began in July 2021 — for nine consecutive months of the anime. television from the franchise in 2021.
Fuse has outlined the brand new origin story of the Scarlet Bond movie. The story revolves around a new country called Raja, located to the west of Tempest. Rimuru and his companions are involved in a long-standing conspiracy revolving around a woman with mysterious powers. Rimuru and his commander Benimaru also encounter another surviving goblin named Hiiro, who used to take Benimaru very seriously.
The film opened in Japan on November 25, placing at No. 2 and selling 225,000 tickets for 297 million yen (about US$2.14 million) in its opening weekend. It sold 313,000 tickets for 416 million yen (about US$3.19 million) in its first three days.
The TV anime is having its third season.