New tidbits got shared on Re:Zero's upcoming OVA episode. The official website of the anime got updated with a new key visual featuring a fun winter picture with snowflakes and a PV of a kitchen scene. The OVA episode, titled as “Re:Zero Memory Snow” is getting produced by White Fox and is scheduled for a Fall 2018 release. The original cast and staff members reprise their roles and more information on the OVA episode will be shared at a later date.
Plot summary:Being an isekai anime series, Re:Zero starts with the protagonist's unfortunate death. Upon leaving the convenience store, Subaru Natsuki leaves his shut-in life behind as well, as he gets transported into a strange fantasy world. However, right as Subaru arrives, he gets into trouble, when some thugs attack him. Luckily, a mysterious beauty called Satella saves him. Subaru offers help as gratitude to his savior and joins the girl in her search for a stolen insignia. It seems that their quest comes to fruition and the duo is almost within hand's reach of the insignia when they get ruthlessly killed by a dark force that was lurking in the shadows all along...
Tappei Nagatsuki's light novel, with Shinichirou Otsuka's illustrations, got published on the 24th of January 24. Eleven volumes have been published so far, along with two short story collections and two side story volumes. The 25-episode series, animated by White Fox and directed by Masaharu Watanabe, premiered on the 4th of April 4, 2016.
- Yūsuke Kobayashi as Subaru
- Rie Takahashi as Emilia
- Inori Minase as Rem
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